Voter ID laws must be part of election security measures

CLOSE When it comes to securing our national elections, President Trump says any talks must include voter ID laws, otherwise it is “meaningless." Buzz60WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump ramps up his...

New York politicians just can’t seem to quit pay-to-play

The stench of New York pay-to-play politics refuses to fade. For the latest foul fumes, point your nose toward Brooklyn. That’s where Borough President Eric Adams set up a nonprofit, the One Brooklyn Fund, in 2014. And it looks...

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Kashmir’s key political leaders arrested by India since August 5 | India News

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Indian authorities have carried out a major crackdown against political leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir and arrested high-profile figures that include three former chief ministers of the Muslim-majority state. The arrests coincided with the abrogation of...

‘Many tears’ as Italy lets stranded minors leave rescue ship | Italy News

Italy's far right interior minister has let dozens of unaccompanied minors leave a refugee rescue carrying more than a hundred migrants after the boat spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to disembark in. The 27 children...

Far-right rally, counterprotests face-off in US city of Portland | USA News

Right-wing groups and counterprotesters have gathered in downtown Portland in the US state of Oregon, where authorities have set up concrete barriers and closed streets over fears of violence. Flag-waving members of far-right Proud Boys and Three Percenters groups began...

Confrontations avoided between far right, antifa

CLOSE President Trump slammed Antifa on Twitter. GeoBeatsA heavy police presence largely kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday, avoiding violent clashes...

Will Sudan return to civilian rule? | Sudan

It was a deal months in the making. Sudan's military and protest leaders have finalised an agreement that is intended to put the nation on the path to civilian rule.  Just two months ago, dozens of demonstrators were killed...

The colonial roots of Africa’s corruption problem | Corruption

Late last month, the Senegalese government made it clear it was not going to cave in to pressure to revise state energy contracts. This was despite weeks-long protests and calls from the opposition and civil society to take...

Tlaib’s decision not to visit West Bank ‘a complete setup’

CLOSE Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank to visit her grandmother, citing "oppressive conditions." Her decision comes after Israel granted her permission to enter the country. ...