the ruling right recognizes its defeat, Xiomara Castro heads for the presidency

Xiomara Castro, here in Tegucigalpa on November 28, 2021, is by far the lead in the partial count for the presidential election in Honduras. JOSE CABEZAS / REUTERS The way to the presidency of Honduras is open for Xiomara Castro. The right in power, ahead of 20 points by the candidate of the left, admitted, … Read more

In Argentina, the ruling coalition loses ground in parliament

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez at the campaign headquarters of his Frente de todos party, November 14, 2021. NATACHA PISARENKO / AP The partial legislative election of Sunday, November 14 confirmed, broadly speaking, the trend announced by the primaries of September 12: the Frente de Todos party (“Front of all”), of Peronist President Alberto Fernandez, is … Read more

Court ruling in Poland: “The beginning of the end of the European Union”

foreign countries Court ruling in Poland “The beginning of the end of the European Union as we know it” Stand: 9:15 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes By Philipp Fritz, Christoph B. Schiltz Are Warsaw and Brussels tearing apart? A flag during protests in Poland’s capital Quelle: picture alliance / Poland’s highest court has … Read more

In Georgia, ruling party says it won municipal elections tainted with fraud accusations

Members of an electoral commission count the ballots for the municipal elections on October 2 in Tbilisi (Georgia). IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS The party in power in Georgia claimed, Sunday, October 3, its victory the day after crucial municipal elections, marked by accusations of fraud. After counting the ballots from almost all the polling stations, … Read more

ruling party elects new leader, Fumio Kishida, future prime minister

Fumio Kishida greets his party’s activists and cadres after being elected President of the Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo on September 29, 2021. STR / AFP The name of the future Japanese prime minister is now known. Fumio Kishida was chosen Wednesday, September 29 to lead the Liberal Democratic Party (PLD, conservative right), in power … Read more

In South Sudan, the ruling elite loot state coffers

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir at the State House in Juba, July 9, 2021. PETER LOUIS GUME / AFP The massive looting of state coffers by the political elite in South Sudan is undermining human rights in the world’s youngest country and threatening its already fragile peace process, said the UN in a report released … Read more

Wall Street ends in decline, Apple plunges after court ruling

NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE ENDED DOWN by Noel Randewich NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Stock Exchange ended sharply lower on Friday as investors watched for signs of accelerating inflation in the United States, as Apple fell following a court ruling unfavorable. The Dow Jones index fell -0.78%, or 271.66 points, to 34,607.72 points. … Read more

In Japan, Prime Minister Suga will not run for leadership of ruling party

In Tokyo, Friday September 3. ISSEI KATO / REUTERS Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced on Friday, September 3, that he was giving up running for president of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLD), joining the ranks of these meteoric Japanese prime ministers who are only passing into power. Mr. Suga, unpopular in public opinion and released … Read more

Kevin Hart Says He Turned Down an Offer to Go to Space But Is Not Ruling Out a Future Trip Just Yet

Kevin Hart isn’t ready to head to space just yet. During the latest episode of his Sirius XM show Straight From The Hart, the comedian revealed that he’d turned down an offer to take a suborbital flight. “I was offered a seat on a shuttle to space, and the offer came with wanting to document … Read more