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Capitol riot: Trump commits to 'orderly' transition of power
BBC - 2021-01-08 03:26
Allowed back on Twitter after a suspension, the president decries the rioters' "heinous attack". ...
Pentagon, Biden camp spar over 'pause' in transition briefings
Yahoo - 2021-01-01 21:43
Most UK businesses have prepared for end of Brexit transition - minister
Yahoo - 2020-12-28 22:51
‘Transition’ to Kamala? Not on Our Watch
Yahoo - 2020-12-27 02:26
We need to be doing a million vaccines a day: Biden-Harris transition COVID advisory board member
Yahoo - 2020-12-25 18:41
Brexit countdown: 6 days until the end of the transition period
Yahoo - 2020-12-25 18:35
Oil majors wipe $80 billion off books as epidemic, energy transition bite, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld
Indiatimes - 2020-12-25 02:42
The Palestinian Cause at a Moment of Transition
Jewishcurrents - 2020-12-21 23:15
Transition 2021: How Much Foreign Policy Leverage Is Trump Leaving Biden? | Council on Foreign Relations
CFR - 2020-12-21 11:12
Biden transition, Gulf leaders should start talking about Iran - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East
Al Monitor - 2020-12-21 00:39
Biden team says has some defense dept officials not cooperating in transition
Yahoo - 2020-12-18 19:36
San Antonio's City-Owned Energy Utility Is Paying a Quarter Million Dollars a Year to Gas Industry Groups
John Bolton - 2020-12-17 17:21
Read time: 12 minsDeep in the heart of Texas, by far the nation's top oil producer, the city of San Antonio is starting to grapple with its reliance on fossil fuels. But the key player in implementing the Alamo City’s energy transition — the local energy ...
Iraq in Transition: Competing Actors and Complicated Politics - Foreign Policy Research Institute
FPRI - 2020-12-16 03:03
Trump brags about Dow as stocks soar with transition underway
Yahoo - 2020-12-11 10:12
5 things to know for December 9: Pandemic, transition, defense deals, Iraq, data scientist - KESQ
KESQ - 2020-12-09 22:34
5 things to know for December 9: Pandemic, transition, defense deals, Iraq, data scientist - Crossroads Today
Crossroadstoday - 2020-12-09 16:53
5 Things to know for December 9: Pandemic, transition, defense deals, Iraq, data scientist - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports
Wrcbtv - 2020-12-09 14:10
Biden presents national security team, as US presidential transition begins
Kurdistan24 - 2020-12-09 00:10
Brexit briefing: 25 days until the end of the transition period
Yahoo - 2020-12-06 16:13
In Sudan, a Transition to Democracy or a Military Power Play? – Foreign Policy
Foreignpolicy - 2020-11-30 10:04
Britain, EU Scramble For Deal Before Brexit Transition Ends
Yahoo - 2020-11-30 09:34
President Trump directs his team to cooperate on transition for President-elect Joe Biden but vows to keep up fight - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Sandiegouniontribune - 2020-11-30 00:04
Biden takes heat for lack of minorities named to transition team
Yahoo - 2020-11-27 08:07
GSA designates Joe Biden "apparent winner," enabling official transition
Yahoo - 2020-11-27 06:47
Biden can start accessing presidential daily briefing as transition gets underway
Yahoo - 2020-11-26 22:39
The transition is underway. What happens now?
Yahoo - 2020-11-26 21:52
McEnany claims Trump was not allowed orderly transition in 2016
Yahoo - 2020-11-26 21:29
Biden Transition: President-Elect To Receive Intelligence Reports, Cabinet Picks Announced
Yahoo - 2020-11-26 10:12
The Biden Transition – Foreign Policy
Foreignpolicy - 2020-11-25 18:40
Trump touts stock market as Biden formally begins transition
Yahoo - 2020-11-25 03:19
'We're in communication with Biden transition team': HHS chief
Yahoo - 2020-11-25 00:06
Dow Jones Industrial Average trades above 30,000 points as stocks continue to climb on vaccine hopes, Biden transition
Yahoo - 2020-11-24 18:31
Presidential transition, steeped in hundreds of years of tradition, begins after a three-week delay
Yahoo - 2020-11-24 18:05
Biden transition allowed to proceed by Trump administration
Yahoo - 2020-11-24 15:25
'More people may die': Biden issues warning over Trump administration's refusal to aid transition
Yahoo - 2020-11-22 13:23
Brexit briefing: 39 days until the end of the transition period
Yahoo - 2020-11-22 13:03
Brexit briefing: 40 days until the end of the transition period
Yahoo - 2020-11-22 01:41
Trump's election transition standoff may do serious damage to national security
Msnbc - 2020-11-13 11:11
Exxon and Other US Oil Companies Lag in Responding to ‘Existential Threat’ of Energy Transition, Report Warns
John Bolton - 2020-11-07 01:55
Read time: 5 minsU.S. oil majors like Exxon and Chevron are failing to grapple with the energy sector’s transition away from polluting fossil fuels and refusing to disclose potential risks to their portfolios from assets that may become “stranded,” or une ...
Political Transition in Iraqi Kurdistan Region - United States Department of State
United States Department of State - 2020-11-06 18:39
UK urges workers to get back to the office; Germany’s Merkel warns of tough transition in fall - Atlantic Council
Atlanticcouncil - 2020-08-28 21:19
After the COVID pandemic crisis may come the zombie company crisis
AEI - 2020-07-24 00:06
We are still in the Push Money Out The Door phase of this recovery, which is fine for now. But soon we will need to transition to a more dynamic economy where churn and failure are again OK. The post After the COVID pandemic crisis may come the zombie com ...
Defusing Ethiopia’s Latest Perilous Crisis
International Crisis Group - 2020-07-03 23:44
The killing of a prominent Oromo musician has unleashed a wave of protests that have left dozens dead, highlighting anew the fragility of the country’s transition. Authorities and opposition leaders should call for calm and engage in sustained dialogue t ...
Financing the Revival of Sudan’s Troubled Transition
International Crisis Group - 2020-06-23 06:48
Mounting economic turbulence is rocking Sudan’s delicate political transition. Without urgent donor assistance to provide economic relief to a suffering population, public support for the cabinet’s reform agenda could collapse. Any failure in the civilia ...
UK government seeks no extension to Brexit transition from the EU
ANF - 2020-06-13 11:22
Protests grow about the British government not seeking an extension to the Brexit transition from the EU. ...
Vital Factors In charm date – A Background
Dersim Info - 2020-05-28 03:11
As a straight lady with a whole lot of straight male greatest associates I don’t harbor any romantic feelings for, I’ve all the time been confused by how individuals manage to transition platonic friendships into relationships. Approaching a lady is a tou ...
Iraq in Transition: Competing Actors and Complicated Politics
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-05-13 06:30
Amid the broader challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Iraq is seeking to establish a new government.The recently appointed Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Khadimi, faces a litany of domestic issues ranging from a serious economic downturn; on-going prote ...
Not all areas in the Spanish State will enter Phase 1 on Monday
ANF - 2020-05-10 08:17
Health Minister Salvador Illa announced in a press conference the areas in the Spanish state that will enter phase 1 on Monday, beginning the "transition to the new normality" after coronavirus. ...
Erdogan shows democratic transition in Turkey is impossible
Washingtonexaminer - 2020-05-09 21:29
Sinn Fein joins 200 artists in saying 'no' to a return to normal
ANF - 2020-05-09 14:10
Sinn Fein has said that any economic strategy to recover from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 must be based on a just transition towards a net zero carbon economy. The appeal follows a letter signed by 200 artists and intellectuals worldwide. ...
Yemen Torn Apart from Another Strife
E-Kurd - 2020-05-02 00:21
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net Yemen’s leading Southern separatist group Southern Transition Council (STC) has declared self-rule and state of emergency in the areas under their control, including the port city of Aden. This bold move of the STC has been strongly ...
If we can’t develop a COVID-19 vaccine, is there a ‘plan B’ for the economy?
AEI - 2020-04-30 00:02
Policymakers need to focus more attention on formulating a plan B with programs designed to transition the economy so it can continue grow and prosper should we fail to develop an effective coronavirus vaccine. The post If we can’t develop a COVID-19 vacc ...
Spanish PM unveils plan for "transition toward a new normality"
ANF - 2020-04-29 11:52
It is called ‘Plan for the Transition Toward a New Normality’ and it's the deescalation of coronavirus confinement measures presented by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. ...
Coronavirus: Ethiopia’s opportunity to reboot its troubled transition
International Crisis Group - 2020-04-23 01:20
Ethiopia has postponed elections scheduled for August and declared a five-month state of emergency to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. If managed well, this time could be used to put the country’s democratic transition back on track. ...
Introduction to Iraq in Transition: Competing Actors & Complicated Politics - Foreign Policy Research Institute
FPRI - 2020-04-20 20:59
Managing the Politics of Ethiopia’s COVID-19 Crisis
International Crisis Group - 2020-04-15 21:07
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Ethiopia has delayed elections slated for August and declared a state of emergency. Authorities should now consult with the opposition on how to manage the period ahead in order to smooth the country’s stuttering transition ...
Brexit Is Fake News: During the Transition and After, the United Kingdom Will Still Be More Intertwined With the EU Than It May Like
Foreignpolicy - 2020-02-04 09:40
Transition of a Coalition Coordination team
Ministry of Peshmerga - 2020-01-20 13:54
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Major-General Dler Miran, MOPE Director of Reform, received two teams of Italian and German officers — a Coalition Coordination team at the end of their duties as well as the team that will be transitioned to. The Direc ...
Le Premier Ministre de transition irakien en visite à Erbil
KRG France - 2020-01-13 16:32
Keeping Ethiopia’s Transition on the Rails
International Crisis Group - 2019-12-16 19:44
Ethiopia’s political opening under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won well-deserved accolades but also uncorked dangerous centrifugal forces, among them ethnic strife. With international partners’ diplomatic and financial support, the government should pr ...
Open Letter to the Friends of Sudan
International Crisis Group - 2019-12-10 00:46
While Sudan has embarked on a path toward democratic and accountable government, economic fragility threatens to derail its transition. The Friends of Sudan should bolster the civilian-led administration with urgently-needed financial support and call fo ...
Turkey’s transition after Erdoğan will not be a one-way street - analysts | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2019-11-28 17:27
Keeping Violence in Check after Bolivia’s Political Rupture
International Crisis Group - 2019-11-13 20:03
An opposition senator has laid claim to Bolivia’s highest office with the country’s first indigenous president, Evo Morales, in exile in Mexico. Amid polarisation, street unrest is unlikely to relent. An orderly transition that avoids bloodshed will requ ...
An open letter to a comrade: Why the left must support Rojava’s revolutionaries
Green Left Weekly - 2019-10-24 16:58
international solidarity John Tully Issue 1242 Australia Rojava October 24, 2019 Dear Comrade, As Rosa Luxemburg wrote back in 1916: "Bourgeois society stands at the crossroads, either transition to socialism or regression into barbarism". Her words have ...
Safeguarding Sudan’s Revolution
International Crisis Group - 2019-10-21 13:57
Sudan’s post-Bashir transition holds the promise of civilian rule but also perils, among them renewed insurgency, economic stagnation and backsliding into autocracy. Outside powers should press the military to adhere to its power-sharing pact with the op ...
Transgender icon Carlotta says children should NOT be allowed to transition | Daily Mail Online
Dailymail - 2019-10-19 15:38
Keeping Sudan’s Transition on Track
International Crisis Group - 2019-10-16 19:48
Following the ouster of Sudan’s strongman Omar al-Bashir, sustained pressure yielded a power-sharing agreement between the military and opposition alliance. But the settlement is fragile and the economy is in deep distress. In this excerpt from our Watch ...
Sudanese man shot dead during protest as sides wrangle over transition - Reuters
Reuters - 2019-10-12 23:04
Sudan conflict: Army and civilians form sovereign council
BBC - 2019-08-21 00:01
Six civilians and five army officers will be in charge during a transition to civilian rule. ...
Nurturing Sudan’s Fledgling Power-sharing Accord
International Crisis Group - 2019-08-20 15:57
Sudan’s military junta and opposition have agreed to form a civilian-led administration to steer a transition toward free and fair elections. But the generals signed only under pressure. All Sudanese – and outside partners – will need to remain vigilant ...
Sudanese celebrate transition to civilian rule
Gulan Media - 2019-08-17 14:36
Iraqi Parliament Speaker floats free-trade zone on visit to Kuwait
Rûdaw - 2019-07-30 00:37
... to facilitate transition of goods and businessmen ...
Preventing Further Conflict and Fragmentation in Ethiopia
International Crisis Group - 2019-07-19 19:02
High-profile assassinations, intercommunal violence and the question of Sidama statehood have endangered Ethiopia’s transition to a multi-party democracy. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European Union and ...
Agreement reached in Sudan
ANF - 2019-07-18 08:38
The Army and the opposition reach an agreement for a transition in Sudan. ...
Sudan military and civilians sign deal to end deadly turmoil
BBC - 2019-07-18 01:25
The military and protesters agree a three-year transition to civilian rule to end the deadly crisis. ...
Sudanese say US pressure was key to reaching transition deal
Gulan Media - 2019-07-08 18:15
UN Human Rights Chief Urges Swift Transition in Sudan | Asharq AL-awsat
Aawsat - 2019-07-04 12:51
Family Transition: From Syrian Camp to Swedish Future - WSJ
WSJ - 2019-06-19 15:37
Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs
Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK The oceans cover more than two-thirds of Earth. As the adage goes, we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of the ocean. The sea’s ability to transition from dark, explosive rage to serene, crystal-clear calm has ...
Sudan: Stopping a Spiral into Civil War
International Crisis Group - 2019-06-07 18:14
Sudan’s political transition is in great peril following the unprovoked killing of dozens of protesters. The African Union has rightly suspended the country’s membership. Western and Gulf powers should take urgent steps to compel Sudan’s interim leaders ...
A peaceful transition of power
Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-30 20:38
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Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday
Yahoo - 2019-05-05 19:17
"Rojava Experiment in Syria - A society in transition"
ANF - 2019-04-29 12:09
On the 5th of May the documentary "Rojava Experiment in Syria - A society in transition" can be seen at phoenix. The author has met people who want to carry out and promote the socio-political experiment of democracy from below. ...
The Geopolitics of Sudan’s Transition After Bashir – LobeLog
Lobelog - 2019-04-16 06:06
Charting a Way Forward in Sudan’s Unfinished Transition
International Crisis Group - 2019-04-12 19:49
Omar al-Bashir is out as president of Sudan, but protesters suspect that the military-led transition is a game of musical chairs. A new curfew raises the spectre of bloodshed. International actors should press vigorously for civilian leadership of a proc ...
Japan Donates Additional $9.2 Million to Help Iraq Revive after IS
BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
BAGHDAD (WFP) — The Government of Japan has contributed US$9.2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to enable it to transition its programmes in Iraq from primarily humanitarian to more development-related assistance. As WFP faces a s ...
Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot begins transition after landslide win [Video]
Yahoo - 2019-04-05 01:14
We need a new conservative party in Turkey for regime transition | Augusta Review
Augustareview - 2019-04-04 09:30
We need a new conservative party in Turkey for regime transition - Opinion - Jerusalem Post
Jpost - 2019-04-02 15:27
President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika to Resign
Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his fourth term expires. The president will take “steps to ensure state institutions continue to function during the transition period,” said the statement issued on Monday, adding, h ...
Meet the entrepreneurs leading the transition to a green economy - Modern Diplomacy
Moderndiplomacy - 2019-04-02 13:27
UN Secretary-General urges democratic transition in Algeria
Gulan Media - 2019-03-31 19:59
Algeria opposition propose six-month political transition
Gulan Media - 2019-03-24 19:27
The Darkest Hours: Power Outages Raise the Temperature in Venezuela
International Crisis Group - 2019-03-15 21:39
The crippling blackouts across Venezuela are a grim portent of things to come as U.S. oil sanctions kick in and the country’s crisis deepens. All concerned to end Venezuelans’ suffering should vigorously pursue a negotiated transition leading to a power- ...
Negotiating an Exit from Venezuela’s Bruising Deadlock
International Crisis Group - 2019-03-05 00:34
The month-old struggle over Venezuela’s presidency shows no sign of resolution and risks a dangerous escalation. With this Statement, Crisis Group's Venezuela Campaign shifts into higher gear with an urgent call to negotiate a political transition and me ...
Managing Ethiopia’s Unsettled Transition: A Timeline
International Crisis Group - 2019-02-22 02:18
Managing Ethiopia’s Unsettled Transition
International Crisis Group - 2019-02-21 16:21
Ethiopia’s charismatic new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But he faces challenges as formidable as his promises are bold: he urgently needs to halt communal strife, smooth the road to e ...
Trump transition aide Bijan Kian played key role in Flynn's Turkish work - CBS News
Cbsnews - 2019-02-02 13:58
Trump Asks Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner, to Plan for Transition Team - First Draft. Political News, Now. - The New York Times
Nytimes - 2019-01-27 19:56
EU negotiator Michel Barnier warns Brexit transition period 'not a given' | Politics News | Sky News