Iraqs prime minister vowed on 22 January a collapsing Islamic States (Isis) presence in his country would be largely eradicated by the end of the year. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged the militant groups military defeat.
Jan 22, 2016
New Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen says she respects 1992 Consensus on 'One China'; Chinese lash out on social media
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin endorsed billionaire businessman Donald Trump for partys 2016 presidential nominee at a campaign special announcement in Ames, Iowa on 19 January. Trump described her as a special person that he says he had known and been close with for some time. Palin rallied the audience together in support of Trump and his policies.
Jan 20, 2016
US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was called all manner of names by British MPs on 18 January, during a heated debate on whether to ban him from entering the UK. The unusual debate which saw Trump called a buffoon and bonkers was triggered by a petition signed by more than half a million people calling for him to be barred from Britain after he said Muslims should not be allowed to enter the United States.
Jan 19, 2016
2016 London mayoral candidate, Janek Zylinski, vows to ban Nigel Farage from capital.
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