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World - Africa
4/12/2024 1:25:42 PM
South Africa's electoral commission said Friday that it had appealed to the country's highest court to rule on whether ex-president Jacob Zuma can stand in a general election in May.

World - International
3/17/2024 12:39:51 PM
Russia air defenses shot down 35 Ukrainian drones, while Ukrainian shelling killed a teenager in a border city, as Russians cast ballots on the final day of a presidential vote set to extend President Vladimir Putin's rule for another six years.

World - International
3/15/2024 5:41:25 PM
Russia began three days of voting Friday in a presidential election that is all but certain to extend President Vladimir Putin’s rule for six more years after he stifled dissent.

World - Africa
12/4/2023 8:50:51 PM
A court in Nouakchott on Monday sentenced former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz to five years in prison for having abused his position to amass an ill-gotten fortune.

World - Region
10/6/2023 6:34:43 PM
French investigative judges filed preliminary charges on Friday against former President Nicolas Sarkozy for his alleged involvement in an attempt to mislead magistrates in order to clear him in a case regarding the suspected illegal financing from Libya of his 2007 presidential campaign.

World - International
10/2/2023 10:03:02 AM
Jailed former Maldives President Abdulla Yameen was transferred from prison to house arrest on late Sunday, fulfilling the campaign promise of his party candidate who won the presidential election runoff.

World - Africa
9/2/2023 3:09:28 PM
Gabon's army said on Saturday that it would reopen the country's borders, closed in the wake of the military coup that ousted ex-president Ali Bongo.

World - War in Ukraine
7/4/2023 3:23:04 PM
Kyiv told Georgia's ambassador to temporarily leave the country on Tuesday, accusing Tbilisi of mistreating jailed ex-president and Ukrainian national Mikheil Saakashvili.

World - International
7/1/2023 3:38:40 PM
Far-right former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was barred Friday from running for office again until 2030 after a panel of judges concluded that he abused his power and cast unfounded doubts on the country’s electronic voting system.

World - Region
5/14/2023 10:05:40 AM
Turkey on Sunday voted in a momentous election that could extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 21-year grip on power or put the mostly Muslim nation on a more secular course.

World - War in Ukraine
5/3/2023 8:30:58 PM
Russia's ex-president Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday called for the "physical elimination" of Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky after Moscow accused Kyiv of a drone attack on the Kremlin.

World - Region
4/25/2023 12:23:41 PM
Turkey on Tuesday detained at least 110 pro-Kurdish activists, journalists, and lawyers in raids conducted just three weeks before a knife-edge vote that could extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's two-decade rule.

World - International
4/13/2023 5:58:39 PM
Donald Trump was back in New York on Thursday to answer questions in a civil case accusing the ex-president and three of his children of business fraud.

World - International
4/3/2023 1:30:06 PM
An international prosecutor declared Monday that “nobody is above the law,” as the trial opened for Kosovo's former president and three other defendants on charges including murder and torture in a case that their supporters claim is unjustly targeting revered freedom fighters.

World - International
3/31/2023 12:10:24 AM
A Manhattan grand jury has voted to indict Donald Trump on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter, the first-ever criminal case against a former U.S. president and a jolt to Trump’s bid to retake the White House in 2024.

World - Region
2/8/2023 7:47:58 PM
An Algerian court has sentenced the brother of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to 12 years in prison for "corruption" and money laundering, local media reported Wednesday.

World - Region
1/9/2023 8:33:43 PM
Iranian activist Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, has been sentenced to five years over "propaganda" and acts against national security, her lawyer told AFP on Monday.

World - International
1/9/2023 5:24:12 PM
Brazilian authorities vowed Monday to protect democracy and punish thousands of supporters of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed and trashed the nation’s highest seats of power in chaos with striking similarities to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

World - International
1/8/2023 9:08:00 PM
Thousands of demonstrators bypassed security barricades, climbed on the roofs, broke windows and invaded all three buildings, which are connected through the vast Three Powers square in Brasilia. Some are calling for a military intervention to restore the far-right Bolsonaro to power.

Egypt - Politics
12/15/2022 6:12:32 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly appointed on Thursday investment banker Hossam Ahmed Heiba as executive president of the General Authority of Free Zones and Investment (GAFI).

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