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Nigeria Applies for $ 670 Million Interest-free Loan from Islamic Development Bank - Nigeria Business News

Nigeria Applies for $ 670 Million Interest-free Loan from Islamic Development Bank - Nigeria Business News | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The Minister of State for Finance, Dr.Yerima Ngama, has confirmed Nigeria’s application for a $ 670 million interest-free loan from the Islamic Developm (RT @NigeriaNewsdesk: [BusinessNews] Nigeria Applies for $ 670 Million Interest-free Loan from...
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As radical sect attacks continue, Nigeria searches for intermediaries for possible negotiation

As radical sect attacks continue, Nigeria searches for intermediaries for possible negotiation | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
LAGOS, Nigeria — As a radical Islamist sect continues violent attacks across Nigeria’s north, the nation is searching for possible negotiators to serve as an indirect channel to a group whose very structure remains a mystery.
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Iran’s banks to be blocked from global banking system

Iran’s banks to be blocked from global banking system | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Swift, the body that handles global banking transactions, says it will cut Iran's banks out of the system on Saturday to enforce sanctions.
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Bo Xilai: a stunning and highly public fall from grace in China

Bo Xilai: a stunning and highly public fall from grace in China | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Bo Xilai, a senior Communist Party official, was abruptly dismissed amid scandal, ending his ambition of a top post. His removal could complicate a key year of political transition in China.
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China's leadership shakeup: Bo Xilai and 4 other names to watch

China's leadership shakeup: Bo Xilai and 4 other names to watch | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Five names to keep an eye on as China prepares for a once-in-a-decade leadership change.
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The Problems with First Past the Post Voting Explained

From: http://blog.cgpgrey.com/the-problems-with-first-past-the-post-voting-explained/ Watch the full series of Politics in the Animal Kingdom here: http://bl...
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Iran’s Government Declares Huge Election Turnout

Iran’s Government Declares Huge Election Turnout | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Iranians went to the polls in a parliamentary vote on Friday likely to reflect a struggle for influence and position among the country’s top leaders.
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The British Prime Minister Is Coming to America

The British Prime Minister Is Coming to America | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
He wants intervention in Syria and Somalia. Will he get his way?
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A spear not a shield

A spear not a shield | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Ai Weiwei's detention is part of a worrying trend in ChinaCELEBRITY offers no protection from the vengeful arm of the Chinese state.
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With oil pipeline attack, Niger Delta rebels announce return

With oil pipeline attack, Niger Delta rebels announce return | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
After a year long truce, Niger Delta rebel group MEND launched an attack on an oil pipeline. MEND's attacks come as Nigeria's military is struggling with the Islamist Boko Haram movement in the north.
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Can British Prime Minister Cameron shake phone-hacking scandal's taint?

Can British Prime Minister Cameron shake phone-hacking scandal's taint? | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for his ties to Rupert Murdoch and for hiring a former New of the World editor who has become a central character in the phone-hacking investigation.
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China PM Wen Jiabao says political reform 'urgent'

China PM Wen Jiabao says political reform 'urgent' | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
At the end of China’s ritualistic annual parliament session, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao went further than ever before in urging 'reform of the leadership system of our party and country.'...
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Falling short

Falling short | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
People are living longer so they need to retire later and save more...
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What is civil society? | NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac

What is civil society? | NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
What types of organisations are part of civil society?
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Iran slams HR rapporteur's account of ‘lies’

Iran slams HR rapporteur's account of ‘lies’ | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Iran's Judiciary chief slams the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Islamic Republic.
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Bo Bo, Black Sheep

Bo Bo, Black Sheep | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
IN A dramatic high-level political shake-up, China used the Ides of March to announce the removal of Bo Xilai from his post as the Communist Party boss of the south-western city of Chongqing.
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Why Iran wants to beef up Zimbabwe’s military

Why Iran wants to beef up Zimbabwe’s military | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Iran has guns and expertise. Zimbabwe has uranium and diamonds. Both are international pariahs. It's a heaven-made match in a world of crushing international sanctions.
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Election map and swingometer

Election map and swingometer | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Browse the 2010 constituencies to see how the country stands, and use the three-way swingometer to see how various scenarios would affect the outcome...
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The visible hand

The visible hand | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The crisis of Western liberal capitalism has coincided with the rise of a powerful new form of state capitalism in emerging markets, says Adrian Wooldridge
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Cameron and Obama: No 'bromance' here - CNN.com

Cameron and Obama: No 'bromance' here - CNN.com | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Tim Stanley says once cozy relationship between the U.S. and Britain has cooled as Obama has turned to domestic priorities, a fact not lost on Britons.
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Barack and David: Isn't it bromantic? - CNN.com Video

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron go together "like hot dogs and mustard."...
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Ai Weiwei on China's regime

Ai Weiwei on China's regime | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
A Chinese artist and political activist on his twofold identity, China's...
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Nigeria dispatches troops to north to stop Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria dispatches troops to north to stop Boko Haram attacks | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The Christmas Day attack on a church is only the latest in string of attacks by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram, who has given Christians living in the north three days to leave the region.
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How much do you know about Iran? Take our quiz to find out.

How much do you know about Iran? Take our quiz to find out. | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The world's focus has turned to Iran. Test your knowledge on this key country.
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What makes a rubber stamp?

What makes a rubber stamp? | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
EACH year in early March, Beijing welcomes not only the sense of spring’s imminent arrival, but also the thousands of out-of-town delegates who descend on the capital for the once-yearly full session of the National People’s...
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