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Nigeria's emirs: Power behind the throne

Nigeria's emirs: Power behind the throne | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Throughout 50 years of independence, Nigeria's traditional rulers have played an important stabilising role, reports Dan Isaacs in northern Nigeria.
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Nigeria divorcees in mass wedding

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A hundred couples are married in a mass ceremony sponsored by local government in northern Nigeria - in an effort to provide stable homes for Muslim divorcees and widows.
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Mayor’s race in Russia an opportunity for the opposition

Mayor’s race in Russia an opportunity for the opposition | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
An anti-corruption candidate in Yaroslavl is an early test of an effort by Russia’s opposition to turn its attention to local politics.
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Inmate massacre highlights Mexico jail corruption

Inmate massacre highlights Mexico jail corruption | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Nine guards have confessed to helping Zetas drug gangsters escape from prison before other Zetas slaughtered 44 rival inmates, a state official said late Monday, underlining the enormous corruption inside Mexico's overcrowded, underfunded prisons.
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The choice

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WHAT will become of the European Union? One road leads to the full break-up of the euro, with all its economic and political repercussions.
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Chechen Leaders Slam Proposed Creation Of Shari'a Courts

Chechen Leaders Slam Proposed Creation Of Shari'a Courts | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov and Chechen mufti Sultan-hadji Mirzayev have both harshly criticized the proposal by Chechen legal scholar Dagir Khasavov to establish Shari'a courts in Russia for the benefit of those Russian Muslims who do not...
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Putin Opponents Pick Up Moscow District Council Seats

Putin Opponents Pick Up Moscow District Council Seats | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Inspired by protests against President Vladimir V. Putin, hundreds of young Muscovites ran for the first time in municipal elections. To the shock of many, dozens won.

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