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USA POLITICS: Tit-For-Tat: Democratic Attorneys General Target Trump, Republican AGs Target Them

USA POLITICS: Tit-For-Tat: Democratic Attorneys General Target Trump, Republican AGs Target Them

Attorneys general are top public lawyer in each state, charged with defending state agencies from lawsuits as well as initiating litigation on their own.

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PARAGUAY POLITICS: Congress Wrestles Again With Presidential Re-Election Law

PARAGUAY POLITICS: Congress Wrestles Again With Presidential Re-Election Law

Security forces surrounded Paraguay’s Congress on Tuesday while lawmakers argued over a possible change in law that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election, a move that the opposition says would weaken democratic institutions.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Military ‘Ransacking’ Recaptured Boko Haram Territory for Elusive Abubakar Shekau: Defense Minister

NIGERIA POLITICS: Military ‘Ransacking’ Recaptured Boko Haram Territory for Elusive Abubakar Shekau: Defense Minister

“We shall be patrolling and ransacking that forest for the whereabouts of Shekau,” said Mansur Dan Ali, minister of defense, told reporters in Abuja.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.

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IRAN POLITICS: 15 US Companies Sanctioned By Iran, List May Expand

IRAN POLITICS: 15 US Companies Sanctioned By Iran, List May Expand

Iran has announced retaliatory sanctions on 15 American companies over their support for Israeli crimes and terrorism two days after Washington imposed bans on nearly a dozen foreign companies or individuals for aiding the Islamic Republic.

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USA POLITICS: Secret Service Placed White House On Lockdown

USA POLITICS: Secret Service Placed White House On Lockdown

White House Breaking News: “.@SecretService investigating suspicious package near @WhiteHouse grounds. Road closures in effect,” the agency tweeted.

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CHILE POLITICS: Piñera: The Frontrunner Among Crowded Field of Candidates

CHILE POLITICS: Piñera: The Frontrunner Among Crowded Field of Candidates

If Sebastián Piñera returns, it would be an amazing comeback – and the latest surprising chapter in a career full of ups and downs.

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CANADA POLITICS: 2018 Trudeau to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

CANADA POLITICS: 2018 Trudeau to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

“Until we have a framework to control and regulate marijuana, the current laws apply,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the beginning of March.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Catholic Bishops Withdraw From Talks

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Catholic Bishops Withdraw From Talks

Demonstrators, some burning tires at city crossroads, took to the streets in several areas in Kinshasa. Congo’s conference of Catholic bishops (CENCO) helped negotiate a Dec. 31 deal aimed at avoiding a political crisis by ensuring an election this year to elect Kabila’s successor.

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KASHMIR POLITICS: 2 Civilians Killed in Protests Against Indian Rule

KASHMIR POLITICS: 2 Civilians Killed in Protests Against Indian Rule

Rivals India and Pakistan each administer part of Kashmir, but both claim the Himalayan territory in its entirety. Most people in the Indian-controlled portion favor independence or a merger with Pakistan.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Alexei Navalny Biography

RUSSIA POLITICS: Alexei Navalny Biography

Alexei Anatolievich Navalny was born 4 June 1976 in Soviet military town near Moscow. After high school, he studied law. Read Alexei Navalny Biography.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ruth Davidson Biography

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ruth Davidson Biography

Scotland Bio: Ruth Elizabeth Davidson was born 10 November 1978 at Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion in Edinburgh in 1978. Read Ruth Davidson Biography.

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JORDAN POLITICS: Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Biography

JORDAN POLITICS: Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Biography

Princess Haya, born 3 May 1974, has strong humanitarian presence on local and international levels. Read Princess Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Saga New Twist! Devin Nunes Reviewed Sensitive File On White House Grounds

USA POLITICS: Saga New Twist! Devin Nunes Reviewed Sensitive File On White House Grounds

Nunes “met with his source at White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source.”

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JORDAN POLITICS: Princess Haya Calls For Political Solution to Solve Middle East ‘Chaos’

JORDAN POLITICS: Princess Haya Calls For Political Solution to Solve Middle East ‘Chaos’

The Princess of Jordan and wife of Dubai’s Emir says the Middle East is in chaos and a political solution is needed to respond to the global refugee crisis. In an interview with Lateline, Princess Haya said the war in

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Meets Sturgeon After Blocking New Independence Bid

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Meets Sturgeon After Blocking New Independence Bid

Sturgeon is pressing for referendum in the second half of 2018 or first half of 2019, before Britain leaves EU, but May has told her “now is not the time.”

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USA POLITICS: Tel Aviv Embassy Moving to Jerusalem Takes Center Stage

USA POLITICS: Tel Aviv Embassy Moving to Jerusalem Takes Center Stage

“The president of the United States is giving serious consideration to moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,” Mike Pence said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Alexei Navalny Gets 15-Day Jail Sentence

RUSSIA POLITICS: Alexei Navalny Gets 15-Day Jail Sentence

“You can’t detain tens of thousands of people,” Alexei Navalny said. “Yesterday we saw the authorities can only go so far.”

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

Medvedev’s spokeswoman has called corruption allegations against him “propagandistic attacks,” saying they amount to pre-election posturing by Navalny, who hopes to run against Putin next year.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Reform Slows As Ailing Buhari Reduces His Schedule

NIGERIA POLITICS: Reform Slows As Ailing Buhari Reduces His Schedule

President Muhammadu Buhari is spending between one and four hours a day in his office to conserve his energy levels, diplomats and presidency sources said.

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