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Democrats pick up the House as power in Washington gets reshuffled

It is November the 7th and the US midterms have passed. Even though votes are still being counted, we can get a general impression from the results so far. The Democratic party has won control of the House of Representatives, being forecasted to hold around 229 seats to the Republicans' 206. The Democrats won slightly …

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Trump and human rights, a very “special” relationship

On Tuesday it was announced that the United States will consider withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The reason stated was that the council was strongly criticizing Israel, a key US ally while remaining silent on Venezuela and Iran. In an article published by the Washington Post, the US ambassador to the UN …

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