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September 23, 2020
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in Parliament to form a new government, ...
September 21, 2020
Italians turn out to vote despite virus, back lawmaker cuts
Italians voted to reduce the number of national lawmakers by a third, near-final results showed Monday, as voters turned out ...
September 20, 2020
Thai protesters install plaque symbolizing democracy
Anti-government demonstrators occupying a historic field in the Thai capital on Sunday installed a plaque symbolizing the ...
September 18, 2020
Apprehensive Thais await major political rally in Bangkok
A two-day rally planned this weekend is jangling nerves in Bangkok, with apprehension about how far student demonstrators ...
September 16, 2020
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Abe
Japan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister Wednesday, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his ...
September 16, 2020
Japan's new PM Yoshihide Suga, self-made and strong-willed
Before he got Japan's top government job, Yoshihide Suga was known as a “shadow" prime minister and the right-hand man for ...
September 14, 2020
Suga wins party vote, all but assuring election as Japan PM
Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new head of Japan’s ruling party on Monday, all but assuring that he will become the ...
September 09, 2020
Ethiopian region votes, defying federal government and PM
People voted Wednesday in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region in a local election defying the federal government and increasing ...
September 08, 2020
Suu Kyi opens campaign for Myanmar election amid virus surge
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi raised her party’s flag at its office in the capital Tuesday to start an election campaign ...
September 04, 2020
Attempts to halt Kremlin critic Navalny have failed so far
All the attempts over the years to stop the work of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny have failed — so far. He’s been jailed ...
September 01, 2020
French leader warns Lebanese politicians of ‘last chance’
French President Emmanuel Macron said Lebanese politicians have committed to a road map that begins with a government of ...
August 29, 2020
Abe says 'gut wrenching' resignation leaves goals unfinished
Japan's longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, said he is stepping down because a chronic health problem has resurfaced.
August 21, 2020
Russia's Navalny in coma, allegedly poisoned by toxic tea
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, one of Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, lay in a coma Friday at a Siberian ...
August 17, 2020
New Zealand delays election after virus outbreak in Auckland
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has delayed New Zealand's elections by four weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak in Auckland.
August 11, 2020
Israeli PM's uneasy alliance seems headed toward collapse
When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny Gantz, agreed to form an “emergency” government in May after ...
August 05, 2020
Sri Lanka parliamentary election expected to back Rajapaksas
Sri Lankans voted Wednesday to elect a new Parliament that is expected to give strong support to the powerful and popular ...
August 04, 2020
Rajapaksa brothers to get strong support in Sri Lanka polls
Sri Lanka’s powerful, popular Rajapaksa brothers are likely to get strong support in parliamentary elections Wednesday that ...
August 03, 2020
Lawmaker arrest spotlights UK Parliament’s sex abuse problem
The weekend arrest of a British lawmaker accused of rape and the sexual assault conviction of a former legislator last week ...
July 27, 2020
Poles split over govt plan to exit domestic violence treaty
Poles are bitterly divided over steps being taken by the right-wing government to leave a European treaty against domestic ...
July 09, 2020
Singapore governing party set to extend power in elections
Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia’s first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and ...
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