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Politician’s murder in Tijuana in 1994 still obsesses Mexico

MEXICO CITY —  Like the assassination of President Kennedy in the United States, the 1994 slaying of Luis Donaldo Colosio — a charismatic presidential candidate who vowed to reform Mexico’s historically autocratic political culture — has long generated doubts and conspiracy theories. Many Mexicans have rejected the official finding that a lone gunman, Mario Aburto Martínez,

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Poland’s president to pardon former politicians arrested on Tuesday

Duda already pardoned them in 2015, though legal experts argued these pardons were illegal at the time. ADVERTISEMENT Poland’s president said on Thursday that he has started the process to once again pardon two politicians arrested earlier this week, amid a bitter stand-off between the new government and its national conservative predecessor. The development came as

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One of two politicians arrested in Poland goes on hunger strike

Polish police on Tuesday arrested two politicians convicted of abuse of power in a dramatic escalation of a stand-off between the new and previous governments. ADVERTISEMENT One of the two men arrested by Polish police yesterday – former Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski – said he had started a hunger strike as a “political prisoner”

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Multiple NSW politicians fined for road infringements

A former NSW premier is among multiple state politicians fined for road infringements. According to the Saturday Telegraph, Dominic Perrottet was fined for speeding in a ministerial car during his stint as premier. Four of his then-ministers were also caught speeding. Among those caught were former NSW treasurer Matt Kean and ex-Nationals MP Melinda Pavey.

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UK accuses Russia of cyber campaign against top politicians

The ministry said 350 were killed in the past 24 hours as intense Israeli bombardments continued in Gaza two months since the war erupted. The UK government on Thursday accused Russian security services of engaging in a sustained cyber-espionage campaign against top politicians, journalists and NGOs. Russia has been suspected of meddling in UK politics

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