Former foreign minister Julie Bishop is retiring from parliament after two decades in politics. And she was a mentor to and promoter of women in parliament, successfully ensuring Marise Payne replaced her as Foreign Minister. Her tenure included the signing of free trade deals with China, Japan and South Korea, the resurrection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, work against ISIS and the aftermath of Malaysian Airlines flight 17.
If confirmed by the US Senate, she would fill the post that has been vacant since Nikki Haley , a former SC governor and rising star in the Republican Party who stepped down from the United Nations job in October. Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley , the previous United Nations ambassador, resigned in October . Craft was born in Lexington and lived in Glasgow during her childhood.
In Abuja, Maria Arena, a member of the European Parliament and Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation, explained the EU's role in observing elections in Nigeria. The second source added that one of the explosions happened at the headquarters of the Nigerian Army 7th Division as troops prepared to go out on operations.
The victims, many of them women, worked at local tea estates in the Golaghat district. Deaths from illegally produced alcohol, known locally as hooch or country liquor, are common in India , where many can not afford branded spirits. "We shall not spare anyone involved in manufacture and distribution of the tainted liquor", Sharma said. "15,000 litres of liquor has been destroyed across the state and seven people have been arrested in the Golaghat and Jorhat case", Assam Excise ...
India's possible response to the latest attack takes on an even more outsized political importance than before because it occurs just months before the country's upcoming general elections which are widely regarded as giving the incumbent government a run for its money.
Meanwhile, President Nicolas Maduro announced Saturday he was severing diplomatic ties with Venezuela's neighbor Colombia after it backed his rival Juan Guaido in his attempts to bring humanitarian aid into the country. Demonstrators waiting for aid in Urena on the Venezuelan side of the Colombian border clashed with National Guard troops, who fired tear gas and rubber bullets.