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World - International
10/23/2022 10:48:34 PM
Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will not run to lead the Conservative Party, ending intense speculation about a comeback.

World - International
10/23/2022 5:50:26 PM
Former British Treasury chief Rishi Sunak was the frontrunner Sunday in the Conservative Party's race to replace Liz Truss as prime minister. Sunak garnered the public support of over 100 Tory lawmakers to forge ahead of his two main rivals: former Prime Minister Boris Johnson and ex-Cabinet minister Penny Mordaunt.

World - International
10/22/2022 8:22:15 PM
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he would accept possible defeat in the second round of the presidential election on October 30 provided "nothing abnormal" occurs during the vote.

World - International
10/22/2022 2:21:20 PM
Giorgia Meloni, whose political party with neo-fascist roots emerged victorious in recent elections, was sworn in on Saturday as Italy's first far-right premier since the end of World War II. She is also the first woman to be premier.

World - International
10/21/2022 2:54:29 PM
Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni was set to be named Italian prime minister on Friday after her party's historic election win, becoming the first woman to head a government in Italy.

World - International
10/20/2022 9:28:59 PM
After Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro boosted welfare payments in August by 50%, many people in the Jequitinhonha Valley, one of the poorest regions of the country, felt they could once again afford some meat, keep electricity running and repair leaky roofs.

World - International
10/20/2022 5:57:57 PM
More than 150 years after slaves were freed in the U.S., voters in five states will soon decide whether to close loopholes that led to the proliferation of a different form of slavery _ forced labor by people convicted of certain crimes.

World - International
10/20/2022 2:50:45 PM
The opposition Labour Party leader, Keir Starmer, called for an immediate general election shortly after the Tory leader announced her resignation on Thursday afternoon - less than six weeks in office amid an unforlding economic crisis.

World - Region
10/20/2022 2:06:03 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed Thursday for a third time to elect a successor to President Michel Aoun, stoking fears of a political vacuum after his mandate expires at the end of the month.

World - International
10/19/2022 11:24:40 AM
President Joe Biden will announce the release of 15 million barrels of oil from the U.S. strategic reserve Wednesday as part of a response to recent production cuts announced by OPEC+ nations, and he will say more oil sales are possible this winter, as his administration rushes to be seen as pulling out all the stops ahead of next month's midterm elections.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/18/2022 9:04:18 PM
In the West Bank and Jerusalem, tensions have escalated ahead of the Israeli elections, reports Mohamed Abu Shaar

World - Region
10/17/2022 5:28:00 PM
Kuwait's crown prince swore in a reshuffled new government on Monday, less than a month after the oil-rich emirate held parliamentary elections in which the opposition reaped major gains.

World - International
10/17/2022 12:04:36 PM
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan won six of eight national assembly seats he stood for in a weekend by-election, unofficial results showed Monday, a vote he has called a referendum on his popularity.

World - International
10/17/2022 9:34:24 AM
Asian shares were mixed Monday as investors kept their eyes on the weeklong Communist Party congress in China.

World - International
10/14/2022 7:13:03 PM
Three Swedish right-wing parties will build a minority government with the unprecedented backing of the far-right Sweden Democrats, the parties said Friday, unveiling plans for new nuclear reactors and a crime and immigration crackdown.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/14/2022 1:55:00 PM
Netanyahu and Lapid are vying for the better position ahead of elections.

World - Region
10/13/2022 8:08:57 PM
Palestinian factions signed a reconciliation deal in Algiers on Thursday, vowing to hold elections by next October in their latest attempt to end a rift that has now lasted more than 15 years.

World - Region
10/13/2022 6:52:05 PM
After trying to form a new government since elections last year, Iraq on Thursday succeeded in electing a new president.

World - Region
10/13/2022 5:55:40 PM
Iraq's new President Abdul Latif Rashid is a veteran Kurdish politician and former water minister with valuable experience in navigating the fractious politics of Baghdad.

World - Region
10/13/2022 5:37:05 PM
Iraqi lawmakers elected Abdel Latif Rashid as new state president Thursday in hopes of ending a year of political gridlock and violence in the war-scarred nation.

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