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10 November 2016

Stories from 10 November 2016

Possible Trump Cabinet Members’ Links to the MEK Cult Could Spell Trouble for Iran

The Bridge

A Donald Trump presidency and the closeness of some of the president-elect's key allies with the militant group MEK could mean a worrying shift in the US position on Iran.

Turkey Continues to Arrest Kurdish Politicians, Restrict Internet Use

Advox

"What was done tonight is not only a coup but also an operation to separate the country!"

Nationalists and Populists in Serbia and Macedonia Celebrate Trump's Victory

Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections caused ecstatic reactions among right-wing politicians and their adherents in several Balkan countries, especially due to animosity towards the Clintons.

Africans See Humour and Hypocrisy in Donald Trump's Presidential Win

"Donald Trump is the 45th President of the USA and the story of America as a shining beacon of justice is a lie."

The Caribbean Considers a World Where Donald Trump Is President

"If you thought Trump was more dangerous than Hillary you know little to nothing about world events. Hillary lost because [...] people were tired of the status quo [...]"

How Japan Is Reacting to Donald Trump's Presidential Victory

A Donald Trump presidency raises a number of pressing questions for Japan.

After Three Years, Thousands of Haiyan Survivors in the Philippines Are Still Homeless

"Instead of lightning fast assistance to the survivors, they were made to wait, even to beg for their survival."

Withdrawal of Large Currency Bank Notes Creates Panic in India

"Spare a thought for all the maids, drivers, too. They also get paid their salary in Rs500 notes. Hope the Govt has massive outreach program."

The World Attempts to Make Sense of ‘Trumpocalypse’

As the United States - and the world - go through the country's election hangover, Americans and people around the globe ponder how Donald Trump became president-elect.

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