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# defection - This year 2022

England's Casey confirms he's joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf
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England's Casey confirms he's joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf

Jul 3rd 2022, 12:09 AM 13,758 Views 20 Comments

The series is bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.

Mexico's Ortiz among latest 3 players to join LIV Golf
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# Defection

Mexico's Ortiz among latest 3 players to join LIV Golf

Jun 27th 2022, 11:21 PM 8,747 Views 7 Comments

American Matthew Wolff and Spanish amateur Eugenio Chacarra have also made the switch.

Na quits PGA Tour to play Saudi-backed series
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# Defection

Na quits PGA Tour to play Saudi-backed series

Jun 4th 2022, 5:51 PM 8,611 Views 9 Comments

The world number 33 was named in the field for the lucrative new series’ opening event teeing off in Britain next week.

# defection - All time

North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’
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North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’

Oct 7th 2020, 10:00 AM 21,524 Views 13 Comments

If confirmed, Jo Song Gil would be the highest-level North Korean official to defect since the 1990s.

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border
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North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,254 Views 23 Comments

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime
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Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime

Dec 20th 2016, 6:20 AM 23,973 Views 10 Comments

Since he defected, state media has accused him of embezzlement, rape and spying.

This North Korean soldier found a very simple (but dangerous) way to defect
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# Come On In

This North Korean soldier found a very simple (but dangerous) way to defect

Jun 15th 2015, 4:57 PM 29,514 Views 37 Comments

He walked into South Korea.

Defection: Renua poaches Fianna Fail councillor for by-election
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# Carlow-Kilkenny

Defection: Renua poaches Fianna Fail councillor for by-election

Mar 30th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,755 Views 102 Comments

Patrick McKee is set to be announced as the new party’s candidate in Carlow-Kilkenny tomorrow.

Britain's first Ukip MP has been sworn in - and he looks pretty happy about it
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Britain's first Ukip MP has been sworn in - and he looks pretty happy about it

Oct 13th 2014, 10:11 PM 7,129 Views 45 Comments

Douglas Carswell defected from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and was re-elected in his old seat.

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament
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A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

Aug 28th 2014, 12:12 PM 6,052 Views 99 Comments

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group
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# Doing A 180

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:42 PM 13,069 Views 78 Comments

The party has said that many ECR policies “directly contradict core principles of the Fianna Fáil organisation”.

Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland
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Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland

May 13th 2014, 8:17 AM 14,372 Views 26 Comments

UTV Ireland, which is set to start broadcasting in early 2015, said recruitment is going exceptionally well.

Another former Labour Party councillor has joined Sinn Féin
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Another former Labour Party councillor has joined Sinn Féin

Feb 1st 2014, 1:05 PM 14,428 Views 181 Comments

Newbridge councillor Damian Molyneaux said he decided to join because Sinn Féin is “the only party standing up for ordinary people both on the ground and in the Dáil”.

Childers: '€100k re-election bill is price I'm paying for having principles'
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Childers: '€100k re-election bill is price I'm paying for having principles'

Sep 10th 2013, 4:55 PM 5,573 Views 47 Comments

The MEP says she will have to finance her own European re-election campaign to the tune of €100,000, after resigning from Labour

Micheál Martin welcomes Labour councillor's defection to Fianna Fáil
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Micheál Martin welcomes Labour councillor's defection to Fianna Fáil

Jul 24th 2013, 4:33 PM 13,194 Views 114 Comments

Meath county councillor Jenny McHugh has quit Labour to join Fianna Fáil.

Jumping ship: 2 Irish hockey players declare for Great Britain
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# Defection

Jumping ship: 2 Irish hockey players declare for Great Britain

Jan 3rd 2013, 4:46 PM 2,715 Views 9 Comments

David Ames and Ian Sloan appeared for Ireland in the Olympic qualifiers in March 2012.

After six years in the South, refugee defects BACK to North Korea
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# U-turn

After six years in the South, refugee defects BACK to North Korea

Jun 29th 2012, 10:45 AM 4,482 Views 16 Comments

Pak Jong-Suk said immigrants to the South were given “hateful and deceitful” menial work – so she went home again.

Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum
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Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum

Jun 21st 2012, 3:22 PM 2,662 Views 12 Comments

The pilot flew his plane to Jordan while on a training mission.

Syria's deputy minister for oil defects in YouTube video
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Syria's deputy minister for oil defects in YouTube video

Mar 8th 2012, 9:18 AM 994 Views 8 Comments

Abdo Hussameldin announced he was defecting in a YouTube video, making him the first high ranking official to abandon the Assad regime since the uprising began a year ago this month.

McClean switches allegiance to the Republic
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McClean switches allegiance to the Republic

Aug 8th 2011, 11:43 AM 1,080 Views 0 Comments

On the eve of his move to Premier League outfit Sunderland, Derry-born winger James McClean has declared for the Republic of Ireland.

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
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# Crackdown

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Jul 5th 2011, 1:09 PM 303 Views 0 Comments

Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.