Back to homepage

Political News Topics

HAITI POLITICS: Police Clash With Demonstrators Ahead Of Election Results

HAITI POLITICS: Police Clash With Demonstrators Ahead Of Election Results

Dozens of supporters walked and jogged through the streets carrying posters for the party. “Maryse Narcisse: revolution!” one demonstrator called.

Read Full Article
IRAN POLITICS: Khamenei Warns Of Retaliation If US Breaches Nuclear Deal

IRAN POLITICS: Khamenei Warns Of Retaliation If US Breaches Nuclear Deal

“The current U.S. government has breached the nuclear deal in many occasions,” Khamenei said on Obama, addressing members of the Revolutionary Guards.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Podesta Talking With Groups To Challenge Trump Win In Key States

USA POLITICS: Podesta Talking With Groups To Challenge Trump Win In Key States

Clinton’s campaign chief John Podesta is taking meetings with groups urging him to do just that by considering a challenge to the final vote in key states.

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: EU Parliament Won’t Accept Brexit Deal Threatening Four EU Freedoms

UK POLITICS: EU Parliament Won’t Accept Brexit Deal Threatening Four EU Freedoms

The European Parliament will not accept an agreement for Britain’s exit from the European Union that would endanger any of the four EU freedoms.

Read Full Article
EUROPE POLITICS: EU Lawmakers Endorse Joint European Defense Plans After Trump Victory

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Lawmakers Endorse Joint European Defense Plans After Trump Victory

EU lawmakers voted 369-255 in favor of plans to increase European spending on military missions, as well as developing and sharing assets like helicopters. There were 70 abstentions.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Trump Denounces ‘Alt-Right’ Meeting

USA POLITICS: Trump Denounces ‘Alt-Right’ Meeting

“I condemn them. I disavow, and I condemn,” Trump said in a New York Times interview in New York, according to a reporter’s Twitter post.

Read Full Article
VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Slams Obama, Hopes For Improve Relations With Trump Administration

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Slams Obama, Hopes For Improve Relations With Trump Administration

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says, “I aspire, hope and will work so that with Donald Trump, Venezuela will have better relations of respect with US.”

Read Full Article
NIGERIA POLITICS: Abia State: Ikpeazu Meets With IPAC Over LG Polls

NIGERIA POLITICS: Abia State: Ikpeazu Meets With IPAC Over LG Polls

Ikpeazu promised to provide subvention to all parties involved in December local government polls as well as encourage women to participate in elections.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Trump To Withdraw US From TPP ‘On Day One’

USA POLITICS: Trump To Withdraw US From TPP ‘On Day One’

“On trade, I am going to issue our notification of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership,” Donald Trump said.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Electoral System Rigged In Favor Of Republicans – Obama Claims

USA POLITICS: Electoral System Rigged In Favor Of Republicans – Obama Claims

“As long as Wyoming gets same number of senators as California, there’s going to be some tilt towards Republicans when it comes to congressional races,” Obama Says.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Trump To Meet With Rick Perry, Mary Fallin

USA POLITICS: Trump To Meet With Rick Perry, Mary Fallin

President-elect Donald Trump is to meet with former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, both of whom under consideration for top positions.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Trump’s Favorable Rating Improves – New Poll

USA POLITICS: Trump’s Favorable Rating Improves – New Poll

“Trump’s favorability among voters reached new highs since he became president-elect,” said Morning Consult Cofounder and Chief Research Officer Kyle Dropp.

Read Full Article
NIGERIA POLITICS: Justice Sylvester Ngwuta Guilty Of Corruption, Money-Laundering

NIGERIA POLITICS: Justice Sylvester Ngwuta Guilty Of Corruption, Money-Laundering

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who was allegedly found with several passports, pleaded not guilty to 15 counts of fraud.

Read Full Article
FRANCE POLITICS: French Voters Defy Expectations

FRANCE POLITICS: French Voters Defy Expectations

François Fillon will face Alain Juppe, another ex-prime minister, in a runoff on Nov. 27 which is likely to produce France’s next president in May.

Read Full Article
IRAQ POLITICS: Shi’ite Paramilitaries Close To Cutting Mosul Supply Route

IRAQ POLITICS: Shi’ite Paramilitaries Close To Cutting Mosul Supply Route

The Mosul campaign is turning into the biggest battle in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Read Full Article
RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Says Trump Confirmed Willing To Mend Ties

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Says Trump Confirmed Willing To Mend Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin said, “The President-elect confirmed he is willing to normalize Russian-American relations.”

Read Full Article
AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Obama Nab Farewell Selfie

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Obama Nab Farewell Selfie

“I indicated to him my confidence the US-Australian alliance will remain as robust as ever,” Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Lima, Peru.

Read Full Article
KENYA POLITICS: Ruto To CORD: Kenyans Say Stop Jokes

KENYA POLITICS: Ruto To CORD: Kenyans Say Stop Jokes

Deputy President William Ruto warns, “We are telling CORD to stop their jokes, Kenyans do not want to experience post election violence.”

Read Full Article
NIGERIA POLITICS: Ondo Governorship Election Takes Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ondo Governorship Election Takes Center Stage

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had released a list of 30 political parties, which it said, had presented candidates for the contest.

Read Full Article
GHANA POLITICS: Mahama Improve Road Network In Upper West Region

GHANA POLITICS: Mahama Improve Road Network In Upper West Region

President Mahama made the promise while addressing a rally at Wechiau on the first day of his three-day campaign tour of the Upper West Region.

Read Full Article