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Egypt - Politics
10/2/2022 6:13:54 PM
The pro-government Mostaqbal Watan (the Nation's Future) Party has dominated the elections for the leading posts of the Egyptian parliament's 25 committees for the third legislative season, which kicked off on Sunday.

World - International
10/2/2022 6:08:40 PM
Latvia's ruling center-right party won the most votes in the country's general election, centrist parties were the runners-up and pro-Moscow parties crashed in a vote that was shaped by Russia's war in Ukraine, according to results published Sunday.

World - International
10/1/2022 10:22:16 PM
Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, who is poised to become Italy's next premier, vowed Saturday to put national interests first in tackling soaring energy costs as she made her first public outing since her Brothers of Italy party won the most votes in the country's national election.

World - International
10/1/2022 8:41:15 PM
Far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and leftist front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva held their final campaign rallies Saturday, gathering their supporters just kilometers apart as tension crackled on the eve of Brazil's polarizing presidential election.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/1/2022 2:45:17 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi wished new Italian PM Giorgia Meloni “success in leading Italy toward prosperity and a bright future" in a message to congratulate the country's first-ever woman prime minister on her party's victory in the general elections last week.

World - Region
9/29/2022 12:33:14 PM
The Lebanese parliament met Thursday to elect a new president, with no consensus on a successor to outgoing head of state Michel Aoun despite an unprecedented financial crisis.

World - International
9/27/2022 1:35:34 PM
Just in time to celebrate his 86th birthday, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is making his return to Italy's parliament, winning a seat in the Senate nearly a decade after being banned from holding public office over a tax fraud conviction.

World - Region
9/27/2022 1:14:19 PM
​Lebanon's parliament speaker on Tuesday summoned lawmakers for a session this week to elect the country's next president, offering a glimmer of hope of a political step forward even as chaos roils this Mideast nation.

World - International
9/26/2022 10:09:52 AM
A party with neo-fascist roots, the Brothers of Italy, won the most votes in Italy's national elections, looking set to deliver the country's first far-right-led government since World War II and make its leader, Giorgia Meloni, Italy's first woman premier, near-final results showed Monday.

World - International
9/25/2022 2:00:40 PM
Pope Francis traveled to southern Italy on Sunday to close out an Italian church congress that coincided with Italy's national election, and delivered a message that hit on key domestic campaign issues including immigration.

World - International
9/25/2022 10:55:13 AM
Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West's resolve to stand united against Russian aggression.

World - International
9/24/2022 8:28:05 PM
Italians on Saturday braced for seismic change, on the eve of an election forecast to hand Italy the most right-wing government since World War II.

World - International
9/24/2022 2:57:43 PM
Sunday's parliamentary election will determine who governs next in Italy. But it might take weeks before a coalition government is actually in place to run the major industrial economy and key NATO member.

World - International
9/18/2022 9:04:17 PM
Italy's anti-immigration leader Matteo Salvini, who is trailing the far-right's Giorgia Meloni in the polls ahead of next week's general election, sought on Sunday to galvanise his hard-right, populist, eurosceptic base.

World - International
9/15/2022 2:47:29 PM
Sweden's incoming leader got to work Thursday on the thorny task of building a government supported for the first time by the far-right, a day after securing a slim election victory.

World - International
9/15/2022 2:39:28 PM
President Joe Biden said Thursday that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a strike that could have been devastating to the economy before the pivotal midterm elections.

World - International
9/14/2022 8:24:33 PM
Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Wednesday announced that she would resign after an unprecedented right-wing and far-right bloc appeared on course to win the general election.

World - International
9/14/2022 12:32:53 PM
Sweden on Monday began a days-long wait for the final results of a too-close-to-call general election, with an unprecedented right-wing and far-right bloc in position to wrest power from Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson's Social Democrats.

World - Africa
9/13/2022 1:16:57 PM
William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya's president on Tuesday after narrowly winning the Aug. 9 election in East Africa's most stable democracy.

World - International
9/12/2022 11:59:02 AM
Sweden awoke Monday to the prospect of weeks of political uncertainty after neither of the country's blocs secured a clear governing majority in elections that saw another boost for a far-right party that is now the country's second largest.

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