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government : the organization, machinery, or agency through which a political unit exercises authority and performs functions and which is usually classified according to the distribution of power within it — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary
Government is the system by which a state or community is controlled. In the case of its broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislators, administrators, and arbitrators. Government is the means by which state policy is enforced, as well as the mechanism for determining the policy of the state. A form of government, or form of state governance, refers to the set of political systems and institutions that make up the organization of a specific government. Government of any kind currently affects every human activity in many important ways. For this reason, political scientists generally argue that government should not be studied by itself; but should be studied along with anthropology, economics, environmentalism, history, philosophy, science, and sociology. — Wikipedia
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UK improves offer to return devolved powers after...
on February 22, 2018 at 12:19 am
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain's government has made a "considerable offer" to ensure all devolved powers transfer back to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland after Brexit, it said on Thursday, but a Scottish minister said it was not enough. […]
U.S. looking at potential new sanctions against...
on February 22, 2018 at 12:10 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering new sanctions against Russia in response to election meddling and a devastating cyber attack last year, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, pushing back against criticism that it has been slow to act. […]
South Korea's Moon says relations with U.S. are...
on February 21, 2018 at 11:50 pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said relations with the United States are "rock solid" and "as strong and robust as ever" in a media interview, as his administration gears up for a possible summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. […]
Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram...
on February 21, 2018 at 11:23 pm
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village, three parents, a resident and a local government official told Reuters. […]
In Chavez-era throwback, Venezuela seizes part of...
on February 21, 2018 at 10:52 pm
CARABALLEDA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities have seized part of a coastal golf course in a move reviving memories of late leader Hugo Chavez's threats against the "bourgeoisie" but angering residents who worry officials' plan to build a school there will be abandoned. […]