Americans are waking up Tuesday with news that U.S. President Joe Biden is launching his re-election campaign despite worries about his age and style.
Nigeria’s main opposition parties urged authorities to scrap the African nation’s elections, saying results showing the ruling party’s presidential candidate in the lead had been manipulated.
The first part of the coalition’s highly controversial judicial overhaul package, which would give the government control over the selection of judges, will be brought for a first reading in the Knesset plenum either this Wednesday or, more likely, next Monday.
A billionaire, a general, and an academic were favorites going into the first round of the Czech presidential election held Friday and Saturday after a court acquitted one of the candidates for financial wrongdoing with European Union funds. The contenders seek to replace Milos Zeman, the retiring heavyweight of the country’s post-communist era.
Misplaced classified documents that were illegally held in U.S. President Joe Biden’s former office at a Washington think tank included materials about Iran, Ukraine, and Britain, several sources said.
At least 17 people have been killed in Peru amid clashes between supporters of former left-wing President Pedro Castillo, who was arrested for sedition and high treason in December, and government security forces backing new president Dina Boularte, BBC News
Supporters of outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro clashed with law enforcement officers, set fire to vehicles, and allegedly tried to storm federal police headquarters in Brasilia Monday, in protest at the official certification of leftist Lula da Silva as Brazil’s newly elected president, DW reports.
A prominent Belarusian opposition leader serving an 11-year prison sentence for helping organize anti-government protests was in stable condition Wednesday after being rushed to hospital, her family and allies say.
The Treasury Department granted permission Saturday for oil giant Chevron to produce and export oil from Venezuela following the South American country’s decision to restart talks with opposition groups.
Israel’s presumed prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu is working to form a government amid political and diplomatic challenges.
Suspected Palestinian militants set off explosions at two bus stops in Jerusalem, leaving one person dead and at least 15 people injured, authorities said early Wednesday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is contesting his defeat in the October election and calling on the electoral authority to annul votes cast on most of the nation’s electronic voting machines, citing a software bug that independent experts have said didn’t affect the reliability of results.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday the appointment of Jack Smith as special counsel to oversee the investigation into whether anyone or any entity “unlawfully interfered with the transfer of power following the 2020 presidential election or the certification of the electoral college vote held on or about January 6, 2021” and the investigation involving classified documents and other presidential records as well as the possible obstruction of that investigation.”
Republicans have secured a majority in the House of Representatives when the 118th U.S. Congress convenes next January.
Donald J. Trump announced Tuesday night that he was running for president in 2024 to recapture the White House after raising doubts that he lost the 2020 election.
The power given to every American voter was displayed in New Hampshire on Monday with a recount showing the candidate who trailed on Election Day winning her state House seat by one vote.
Turkish police have arrested 47 people over the explosion in central Istanbul that left at least eight people dead and 81 others wounded, police said Monday.
The Democrats kept control of the U.S. Senate on Saturday after Senator Catherine Cortez Masto narrowly defeated her Republican challenger, Adam Laxalt, in Nevada.
In the first midterm elections since June’s US Supreme Court withdrawal of a federally protected right to abortion, not only did a number of states enshrine abortion rights into their constitutions Tuesday, but voters in Republican-led states voted against pro-life measures, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Commentators said Wednesday that Democrats defied historical odds in the critical U.S. midterm elections as an anticipated “red wave” of Republican victories did not materialize.