Emmanuel Macron - France Politics News Today

“We must do away with this little political world which functions only for itself,” Laurent Tinois told the French daily Le Monde. A public works department laborer in northern France, he is a local leader of the movement known as the “gilets-jaunes” for their yellow vests, which all French motorists must keep in their cars for emergencies.Read More →

George H.W. Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush - US News

The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was among those saluting the 41st US president for ending the arms race but Moscow’s simultaneous fall from superpower status remains a source of festering resentment in Russia.Read More →

South Africa Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Dealing with the past will always remain “unfinished business”, because I think that much of what happens in the afterlife of historical trauma is enigmatic, muddy, elusive, and unpredictable. The words “forgiveness” or “reconciliation” fall short of adequately capturing this complexity.Read More →

Leo Varadkar - Theresa May - Michel Barnier - Brexit Deal - Ireland - UK - EU

Brexit deal marks a clear victory for Ireland — one no-one in Britain saw coming and one which has raised the Irish government’s standing at home and abroad. “The Irish government’s key preferences were all reflected in the divorce settlement,” said Etain Tannam, a senior lecturer at Trinity College Dublin.Read More →

Rev. Jesse Jackson - Stacey Abrams vs Brian Kemp - Georgia Election - USA Politics

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who had been troubleshooting election irregularities in the city that day, was at the precinct Tuesday to investigate. Rev. Jesse Jackson said: “People discouraged. Denial of opportunity. Denial of access to democracy. That’s what voter suppression looks like. I’ve seen this for a long time.”Read More →

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Jamal Khashoggi - Turkey News - Saudi Arabia Politics Stories

“We gave the tapes. We gave them to Saudi Arabia, to the United States, Germans, French and British, all of them. They have listened to all the conversations in them. They know,” Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.Read More →