Research by the Hansard Society found that 54 percent of voters want a strong leader who is willing to break the rules while 72 percent said the system needs “quite a lot” or “a great deal” of improvement.Here's the full story.
Since Feb. 7, thousands of demonstrators have called for President Jovenel Moise to resign and for an independent probe into the whereabouts of funds from the PetroCaribe agreement, an alliance between Caribbean countries and OPEC member Venezuela. Read more.Here's the full story.
“There is no getting away from it. That was an absolutely devastating blow,” Steve Baker — a member of the European Research Group of Conservative lawmakers which opposed May’s plan — told BBC radio on Wednesday.Here's the full story.
Many Kenyans say government corruption is a pressing national problem that drains state coffers and distorts business and political life. The top prosecutor has brought criminal charges against dozens of senior civil servants and business people this year.Here's the full story.
Such activity is aimed at countering “the growing Russian influence in the region in light of the successful implementation of the operation of the Russian Aerospace Force in Syria,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.Here's the full story.
The email accounts of four top aides at the National Republican Congressional Committee were compromised for months in an intrusion detected in April, Politico reported, citing three unidentified senior party officials.Here's the full story.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in October that the US orchestrated an “unfair vote” in the Macedonian parliament which approved the country’s name change, despite a failed popular referendum.Here's the full story.
Syria and North Korea are longtime allies. They have been accused of cooperating on chemical weapons, a charge they both deny. Syria’s President Bashar Assad received Ri Yong Ho on Tuesday.Here's the full story.
British lawmakers will later on Tuesday debate whether to hand more power to parliament over what happens next if Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal is rejected on Dec. 11, in a move which could diminish the chances of a no-deal exit. Here's the full story.
The Bongo family has ruled the oil-producing West African country for nearly half a century. Bongo has been president since succeeding his father, Omar, who died in 2009. His re-election in 2016 was marred by violent protests amid claims of fraud. Here's the full story.
“It would still be built, but there would not be anyone advocating for alternative gas transit through Ukraine. That is why we consider it important to remain engaged politically,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said.Here's the full story.
Russia spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked about a “high-five” between President Vladimir Putin and the Saudi crown prince at the G20 summit in Argentina, said that “good personal relations are the basis for effective bilateral cooperation”.Here's the full story.
“Iran welcomes the talks in Sweden. Tehran is ready to help international talks to end the crisis and underlines the importance of accelerating providing humanitarian aid to the people,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry said.Here's the full story.
“Making a small gesture and then sweeping the problem under the carpet, just as has always been done for the last 30 years, does nothing to solve the deeper, structural problems,” France President Macron spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told France Inter radio.Here's the full story.