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Explainer: How can Tunisia hold an election runoff with one candidate in jail?

Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui has spent the entire election campaign in a prison cell but still managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied...

Explainer: How can Tunisia hold an election runoff with one candidate in jail?

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Tunisia’s Presidential Runoff: Two Candidates, and One Is in Jail The businessman, television boss and presidential contender Nabil Karoui has been held on corruption and money-laundering charges since August. That poses problems, whether he wins or loses....
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2019-10-13, 12:28

Tunisia court upholds continued detention of presidential candidate A Tunisian appeals court on Tuesday upheld the detention of media magnate Nabil Karoui, a candidate in this month's presidential election, on suspicion of tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer sa...
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2019-10-13, 18:28

Louisiana election heads to runoff with Democrat Edwards to face GOP's Rispone Louisiana's Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards, will have to face a runoff election in November as he failed to garner at least 50 percent of the votes in Saturday's election....
2019-10-13, 18:56

Top Contender for Tunisia Presidency Freed From Jail, 4 Days Before Vote Nabil Karoui, one of the two candidates in the runoff to become Tunisia’s president, was released after threatening to seek postponement of Sunday’s vote....
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2019-10-14, 02:42

Tunisia's Nabil Karoui concedes election defeat to Kais Saied Nabil Karoui on Monday conceded defeat in Sunday's presidential election, issuing a statement of congratulations to his opponent Kais Saied, whom exit polls had earlier showed winning by a landslide....
2019-10-14, 17:42

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2019-09-13, 00:56

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2019-10-14, 07:00

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2019-05-21, 15:56

Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
2019-09-16, 18:00

Tunisia prime minister to run for president following Essebsi's death Tunisia's liberal prime minister, Youssef Chahed, will run for president in an early election expected on Sept. 15, his Tahaya Tounes party said on Wednesday, making him one of the likely frontrunners...
2019-07-31, 18:28

Boat with dozens of migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast Survivors informed Tunisian authorities they set out from Libya to reach EuropeDozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government sourc...
2019-07-04, 17:28

80 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Tunisia, 4 Rescued More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia on its way from Libya to Italy, Tunisia's coast guard said Thursday....
2019-07-05, 02:56

‘Tunisia’s Berlusconi’ the wild card as nation goes to the polls Jailed Nabil Karoui hopes to appeal to voters disillusioned by lack of progress since Arab springCampaigning ends on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pi...
2019-09-13, 22:14

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and pre...
2019-06-02, 04:42

| Tunisia: Saied, Karoui advance to run-off after topping polls Independent candidate Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui have advanced to a run-off after obtaining the most votes in Tunisia's September 15 presidential election....
2019-09-18, 07:14

| Senegal beat Tunisia to reach AFCON final Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them victory over Tunisia in a tense last-four duel in Cairo....
2019-07-14, 22:42

India Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks In Tunisia India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Tunisia and said it has always opposed terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, while urging concerted action against the menace....
2019-06-28, 23:28

Jailed Tunisia magnate optimistic about winning presidency Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui says he’s “reasonably optimistic” about winning Tunisia’s presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied...
2019-09-22, 12:42

Tunisia shaken by suicide bombings and illness of president Beji Caid Essebsi is in critical condition in hospital, while a police officer was killed in attacksTunisia’s ageing president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major figure in the country’s transition to democra...
2019-06-27, 19:00

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22, 08:14

Factbox: Tunisia's main candidates for presidential elections Tunisia's presidential election on Sept. 15 has a crowded field of candidates, all vying to lead the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 "Arab Spring" uprisings....
2019-09-09, 15:14

Tunisia hit by twin bombings on the same day its president falls gravely ill A police officer was killed and several others were injured in the blasts, officials said. Separately, President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, was hospitalized with a “severe health crisis.”...
2019-06-27, 23:42

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
2019-06-27, 19:56

| Tunisia judiciary rejects release of presidential runner Tunisia's judiciary has rejected an appeal to release media mogul and presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, his lawyers say, requesting that he be able to campaign....
2019-09-04, 23:56

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead....
2019-07-31, 21:42

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
2019-06-28, 09:42

EXPLAINER-What do you do after a data breach? A hacker has stolen the personal information of over 100 million people from Capital One Financial Corp, the company said this week, in the latest high-profile breach of sensitive consumer data....
2019-07-31, 17:56

|EXPLAINER:Everythingyouneedtoknowaboutgovernment'sEskombailouts An emergency R17.652bn authorised by the finance minister to Eskom, is not new money or separate from the R23bn government allocated to the power utility in the National Budget, says Treasury Director...
2019-07-25, 09:01

Explainer: The Fed has a repo problem. What's that? As if the U.S. Federal Reserve didn't already have enough on its plate heading into its meeting on interest rates this week, chaos deep inside the plumbing of the U.S. financial system has thrown poli...
2019-09-18, 11:14

Explainer: U.S. dollar intervention: What would it take? The strength of the U.S. dollar has long been a thorn in President Donald Trump's side. That has put the almost unthinkable scenario of currency intervention up for debate in global foreign exchange c...
2019-08-28, 19:00

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry ...
2019-07-23, 12:28

|EXPLAINER:Here'showtheUSinvestmentvisaworks-andwhetheryouqualify The EB-5 Investment Visa allows an investor to acquire a Green Card for themselves, their spouse, and all unmarried children under the age of 21, by investing $500 000 (about R7.5m) in a qualified EB-...
2019-10-05, 10:56

|EXPLAINER:TheIvanPillaypensionissue,whatthePPsaysandwhatGordhandenies Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has made adverse findings against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. He has, however, taken her findings on review. The issue revolves around an administra...
2019-06-01, 00:00

Explainer: What do you do after a data breach? A hacker has stolen the personal information of over 100 million people from Capital One Financial Corp , the company said this week, in the latest high-profile breach of sensitive consumer data....
2019-07-31, 20:42

Migrants stranded in boat off Tunisia as authorities say centers overcrowded A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark, the Red Crescent said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 22:00

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-05, 15:42

| Media magnate, law master face off in Tunisia presidential vote Almost a month since the launch of Tunisia's presidential vote and whittled down from more than 20 candidates, conservative law professor Kais Saied and media magnate Nabil Karoui face off before the ...
2019-10-13, 12:56

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
2019-05-22, 19:56

Dozens of African Migrants Capsized Off Tunisia Coast, Survivor Says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
2019-07-04, 16:42

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Tunisia Only four people were rescued from the water, one of whom later died at a local hospital. The tragedy came one day after an airstrike killed 44 people at a refugee center in Libya....
2019-07-04, 19:14

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 72 The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 72, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 15:14

Tunisia starts marketing 7-year euro-denominated bond The Republic of Tunisia has started marketing a seven-year euro-denominated bond with an initial price guidance of around 6.875%, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wedne...
2019-07-10, 12:00

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
2019-06-03, 22:28

| Springbok Women's Sevens keen to make their mark in Tunisia The Springbok Women's Sevens will arrive in Tunisia tomorrow for the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament with a good mix of experience and new talent....
2019-10-09, 20:28

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign ...
2019-06-13, 13:28

Death toll in Tunisia bombings rises to 2; IS claims role A passerby wounded in a Tunisian suicide bombing has died of injuries, bringing the death toll to two in an attack that rattled the country at the height of tourist season...
2019-07-04, 16:42

Tunisia elects lawmakers to tackle economy, disappointment after uprising Tunisians voted for a new parliament on Sunday but quiet polling stations gave an indication of the economic disillusionment that has emerged since the 2011 revolution and brought political newcomers ...
2019-10-06, 16:28

| Tunisia Islamist party throws weight behind vote frontrunner Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha says it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential runoff against jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui....
2019-09-21, 14:42

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry ...
2019-06-12, 18:00

| Tunisia heads to polls in keenly fought presidential contest Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring, as some seven million voters head to the polls to choose from a crowded fie...
2019-09-16, 20:56

Madagascar 0-3 Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – as it happened Three second-half strikes see off valiant MadagascarTunisia face Senegal in semi-final 10.55pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria edge Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream 9.53pm BS...
2019-07-12, 01:28

In a Troubled Arab World, Tunisia Struggles to Build Its Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
2019-09-16, 02:28

Hailing 'new revolution', political outsider Saied set to be Tunisia's president Kais Saied, a political outsider who is backed by leftists and Islamists and wants to remake national politics, is set to become Tunisia's president after his opponent conceded defeat in Sunday's elec...
2019-10-14, 17:42

Thomas Cook customers say Tunisia hotel stopped them leaving British tourists in Tunisia said their hotel stopped them leaving for several hours on Saturday night over concerns about payment by their holiday operator Thomas Cook, though the Tunisian government ...
2019-09-22, 18:14

Thomas Cook customers say hotel in Tunisia stopped them leaving British tourists in Tunisia said their hotel stopped them leaving for several hours on Saturday night over concerns about payment by their holiday operator Thomas Cook, though the Tunisian government ...
2019-09-23, 01:56

'It’s all lies': Tunisia heads to the polls amid widespread disillusionment The economic crisis and security fears have dominated the presidential campaignSeven million Tunisians headed to the polls on Sunday in the country’s second presidential election since its 2011 revolu...
2019-09-15, 16:56

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
2019-07-06, 06:14

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tun...
2019-07-07, 05:00

| Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential poll Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world....
2019-09-08, 13:56

Tunisia, the Arab Spring’s sole democracy, chooses a new president With no clear frontrunner among 26 candidates, the election could reshape the nation’s political landscape. No candidate was expected to gain the majority requried to win in the first round. A runoff ...
2019-09-15, 23:14

| WATCH | The 'gift' of Tunisia's delicate date palm drink As soon as the sun is up, people in southern Tunisia rush out to buy a glass or bottle of legmi, a coveted date palm drink that is too delicate to be sold far from the oasis....
2019-08-15, 07:00

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
2019-07-22, 21:14

|EXPLAINER:Ifyouhave'tippersregret',canyoureallyaskforarefund? A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But what if the restaurant had said no? Fin24 found out....
2019-06-18, 05:56

EXPLAINER-What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competiti...
2019-07-17, 19:28

Explainer: How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea? Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining....
2019-10-11, 10:28

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competiti...
2019-07-17, 22:14

Explainer: Italy's PM Conte resigns. What comes next? Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy....
2019-08-21, 15:56

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirt...
2019-06-03, 13:28

| Anti-establishment figures claim first round wins in Tunisia polls Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claim to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Sp...
2019-09-16, 20:56

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said ...
2019-07-14, 00:42

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win o...
2019-07-12, 10:56

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership...
2019-07-21, 08:14

Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ill last week, left hospital on Monday in “normal health” and will resume work in the coming days, the president’s son said on his Facebook page....
2019-07-02, 00:00

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
2019-06-28, 20:14

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the ...
2019-07-12, 16:14

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win o...
2019-07-12, 03:00

Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold? U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence commun...
2019-09-21, 02:56

Explainer: Five questions about Modern Monetary Theory Like famed economist John Maynard Keynes, Modern Monetary Theory advocates think government has an important role in offsetting what happens when demand falls short of what's needed to keep everyone w...
2019-08-08, 20:00

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being co...
2019-05-28, 23:14

EXPLAINER-The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic tariff war The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tariff war over aircraft subsidies after a 15-year-old dispute at the World Trade Organization....
2019-09-27, 16:00

EXPLAINER-The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tit-for-tat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15-year-old dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax....
2019-09-27, 17:14

Explainer: Impeaching a U.S. president - how the process works The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched an official impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump after he encouraged a foreign leader to conduct a probe that could damage a politi...
2019-09-25, 01:56

Explainer: The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tit-for-tat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15-year-old dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax....
2019-09-27, 20:00

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee ...
2019-06-20, 12:56

| EXPLAINER | Jamal Khashoggi's murder one year on Here is a summary of events in the year since journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, an affair that shocked the world....
2019-10-02, 17:56

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
2019-06-20, 23:14

Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers....
2019-10-08, 06:28

Explainer: Why the UK's Brexit proposal falls short for the EU Britain's latest proposal for an agreement on the terms of its divorce from the European Union has been widely rebuffed in Brussels because it does not meet the objectives of the so-called Irish borde...
2019-10-04, 14:42

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
2019-06-05, 22:42

Explainer: What extra U.S. farm products could China buy? China has agreed to make unspecified new purchases of farm products from the United States, President Donald Trump said after meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Japan....
2019-07-01, 16:00

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the m...
2019-06-02, 22:42

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday, a "bye, bye birdie."...
2019-06-06, 00:56

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the m...
2019-06-02, 18:42

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground. Beijing has said it would retaliate after Pres...
2019-06-05, 22:42

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
2019-06-05, 22:28

Explainer: What's behind Haiti's deadly protests, and possible outcomes Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, has been rocked by violent protests in the last month that have led schools, public offices and businesses to close and forced non-governmental organization...
2019-10-11, 22:28

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
2019-06-05, 22:28

Explainer: How does negative rate policy work? U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. Federal Reserve drive interest rates into negative territory. He says his motivation was to refinance the U.S. government's $22 trillion in outs...
2019-09-11, 18:28

No casualties as Tunisia security forces kill man wearing explosive belt: government There were no casualties after Tunisian security forces killed a man wearing an explosive belt after chasing him in the capital Tunis, an interior ministry spokesman said early on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 02:42

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war: the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-28, 20:28

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-28, 22:56

EXPLAINER-What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies ...
2019-08-24, 16:56

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legisl...
2019-06-06, 00:56

REFILE-EXPLAINER-The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tit-for-tat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15-year-old dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax....
2019-09-27, 21:42

EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the det...
2019-07-24, 23:56

Explainer: Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq? Dozens of Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise....
2019-10-06, 06:00

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing th...
2019-06-07, 02:56

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
2019-09-05, 03:42

Explainer: Does a formal impeachment inquiry change anything for Trump? The U.S. House of Representatives made headlines by formally launching an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, but there is debate among experts about the significance of the announc...
2019-09-26, 04:28

EXPLAINER-U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
2019-09-06, 02:42

Explainer: Israel's Netanyahu clutches political lifeline Israel's president has thrown Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political lifeline, asking him to try to form a government after he failed to secure a clear election victory twice in six months....
2019-09-26, 11:42

Explainer: Impeachment depends on 'high crimes and misdemeanors' - what are they? Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, accusing him of enlisting foreign help to damage political rival Joe...
2019-09-25, 21:14

Explainer: Impeachment depends on "high crimes and misdemeanors" - what are they? Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, accusing him of enlisting foreign help to damage political rival Joe...
2019-09-25, 20:28

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partne...
2019-07-12, 15:14

EXPLAINER-How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
2019-09-05, 02:14

Explainer: If emissions keep on rising, what happens to oceans, glaciers and ice caps? The United Nations-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report on Wednesday investigating what is likely to happen to oceans, glaciers and ice caps if the world fails to bring ...
2019-09-25, 12:00

Explainer: What is causing Cuba's acute shortage of fuel? Long lines of drivers at gas stations in Cuba and hours of wait for public transport are signs of the impact of sanctions imposed by the United States this year on the Caribbean island and its main al...
2019-09-24, 17:56

Explainer: U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
2019-09-06, 07:28

Explainer: How Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing Will Unfold Tonight That's how the K Sivan, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, adds perspective to the highly complex Chandrayaan 2 moon mission as the lander Vikram prepares to touch down on the......
2019-09-06, 11:56

Explainer: Barr investigates the investigators of Russian meddling U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trump's complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enf...
2019-10-09, 01:14

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigation of President Donald Trump, but it is not entire...
2019-07-24, 14:14

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline...
2019-08-21, 13:56

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade negotiations U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage faltering trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies...
2019-06-28, 22:56

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions th...
2019-08-22, 17:00

Explainer: What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could th...
2019-09-30, 17:14

Explainer: Italian president seen asking Conte to form new government. What comes next? Italy's President Sergio Mattarella is expected to give outgoing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government backed by a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and the Democratic Party ...
2019-08-28, 17:28

Explainer: U.S. drug trial of Honduran president's brother A U.S. prosecutor on Wednesday accused Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States under the protection of his brother, President Juan Orlando...
2019-10-04, 01:42

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
2019-07-22, 13:14

RPT-EXPLAINER-What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could th...
2019-10-01, 04:42

EXPLAINER-Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international ...
2019-08-22, 12:00

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for t...
2019-07-01, 04:28

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international ...
2019-08-22, 12:00

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
2019-05-28, 17:42

Explainer: How Trump used the U.S. government to chase conspiracy theories President Donald Trump has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories, some incubated in the dark and anonymous corners of the int...
2019-10-10, 21:28

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the det...
2019-07-25, 01:14

Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies ...
2019-08-24, 05:14

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaThe Swansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the ...
2019-07-12, 01:28

Eastern Libyan forces warplane makes emergency landing in Tunisia, pilot held: LNA A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained, the self-declared ea...
2019-07-22, 23:42

| 'People no longer trust the old parties' - Outsiders battle political elite as Tunisia votes Outsider candidates have challenged Tunisia's political elite as voters returned to the polls weeks after a presidential election that reshaped the country's post-Arab Spring political landscape....
2019-10-07, 16:00

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital cash that can gain a footing in mainstream commerc...
2019-06-11, 13:28

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's government will suspend the bill after widespread anger and ...
2019-06-15, 08:42

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sol...
2019-09-14, 11:42

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eligible to seek U.S. asylum. Judges and asylum office...
2019-09-16, 23:14

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
2019-06-19, 18:42

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools that have not already been employed in two years of tr...
2019-08-06, 09:00

EXPLAINER-Zambia's moves on Vedanta, KCM alarm mining industry LUSAKA/LONDON, May 31 - Zambia's decision to name a provisional liquidator to run Vedanta Resources' Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business, one of the country's biggest employers, has rattled internatio...
2019-05-31, 15:42

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sol...
2019-09-14, 03:14

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents ...
2019-06-13, 00:28

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic prote...
2019-06-12, 11:28

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-04, 09:56

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-03, 23:42

Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150% in 2019. As the name suggest...
2019-06-21, 00:42

Explainer: Will China dump U.S. bonds as a trade weapon? Not so fast The trade war between Beijing and Washington has stoked concern in financial markets that China might opt to weaponize its holdings of more than $1.1 trillion worth of U.S. Treasuries in retaliation f...
2019-06-19, 16:28

EXPLAINER-Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150% in 2019. As the name suggest...
2019-06-20, 19:42

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
2019-06-14, 16:00

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers r...
2019-06-18, 17:14

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-19, 16:28

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatc...
2019-08-26, 06:42

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sol...
2019-09-13, 23:28

EXPLAINER-ECB weighs stimulus options to boost ailing economy The European Central Bank is all but certain to approve new stimulus measures on Sept. 12 to boost an ailing economy, but the composition of its package is far from clear as a rift has opened between ...
2019-09-06, 15:00

Explainer: Barr gives top priority to investigating the investigators of Russian meddling U.S. Attorney General William Barr is personally involved in investigating President Donald Trump's complaints that he and his campaign were improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcemen...
2019-10-02, 11:28

Explainer: Von der Leyen's rocky path to confirmation as EU Commission chief European Union lawmakers are likely to confirm Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as president of the bloc's executive Commission in a secret ballot next Tuesday, but there is a risk she could fall short ...
2019-07-12, 15:14

Explainer: The missing Maltese academic at the heart of Washington intrigue In recent weeks, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, with backing from President Donald Trump, has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 ...
2019-10-09, 22:28

Explainer: How Afghanistan will elect a president and potential peace maker Afghanistan will soon choose its next president. Whoever emerges victor will be key to the war-ravaged nation's search for peace, but must beat more than a dozen other candidates and possibly face a ...
2019-09-26, 11:42

Explainer: Trump's claims and Hunter Biden's dealings in China U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called on China to investigate Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House, about the involvement of Biden's son in a fund th...
2019-10-04, 01:42

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean? – video explainer Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelling. The military action has deepened fears of a hum...
2019-10-11, 18:56

Explainer: Competing claims make northeast Asian sea a flashpoint The wedge of sea between Japan, Russia, and the Korean peninsula became a new flashpoint this week, with a regional airspace dispute, a seized fishing boat, and missile tests by North Korea aggravati...
2019-07-25, 09:42

Explainer: Does the impeachment probe violate Trump's civil rights? The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on the grounds that it is fundamentally unfair and...
2019-10-09, 12:56

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mar...
2019-07-18, 14:42

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions ...
2019-10-09, 13:42

Explainer: Rebellion in Congress - How Peru tipped into political crisis Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra's drive to clean up the ruling class after a series of graft scandals has left the South American country with an open rebellion in a dissolved Congress as its polit...
2019-10-03, 00:56

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
2019-05-27, 14:56

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interesting semi-final and we have all the advice you need...
2019-07-14, 17:00

Explainer: North Korea's suspected submarine missile 'pushes the envelope' North Korea fired what may be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Wednesday, which would be the first test in three years of what had been a relatively young but rapidly progressing progr...
2019-10-02, 20:28

Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
2019-09-27, 01:14

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code on Windows computers still vulnerable to the critic...
2019-07-23, 05:14

EXPLAINER-Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
2019-09-12, 02:28

Explainer: 'Only Bibi' no more - Israel's Netanyahu seeks power-sharing deal After failing to secure a clear election victory twice in six months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister now seems to be calculating that he can stay in power only by sharing it....
2019-09-23, 22:00

How fracking is taking its toll on Argentina's indigenous people – video explainer An oil fire burned for more than three weeks next to a freshwater lake in Vaca Muerta, Argentina, one of the world’s largest deposits of shale oil and gas and home to the indigenous Mapuche people. In...
2019-10-14, 11:42

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in dens...
2019-06-21, 18:56

Explainer: Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
2019-09-12, 14:28

Explainer: Japan's Abe faces headache from U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough diplomatic challenge from an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen....
2019-07-18, 10:28

How a conference call sparked America's abortion obsession – video explainer White evangelical Christians are on the frontline of the US's anti-abortion movement. But not so long ago this group was not interested in the politics of terminations. Its members are a crucial facti...
2019-08-01, 14:14

Nike Oregon Project closed down in wake of Salazar ban – video explainer Nike's Oregon Project has been closed down less than two weeks after head coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping violations. Salazar's ban – which he said he will appeal – followed...
2019-10-11, 19:42

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the...
2019-09-09, 18:28

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic worksho...
2019-06-24, 09:14

Explainer: Separatist takeover of Yemen's Aden leaves Saudi Arabia in a bind The southern separatists' takeover of Aden, the interim seat of Yemen's government, could leave Saudi Arabia struggling to hold together a military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis....
2019-08-11, 14:56

Explainer: Abe, Trump head for trade deal; auto tariffs a sticking point U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in New York next week....
2019-09-20, 10:00

Explainer: Focus back on Northern Ireland-only backstop as Johnson's options narrow With few options left to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to achieve his goal of taking Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31, officials in Brussels say that he may need to go back to the idea of a so-called N...
2019-09-10, 13:28

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congress...
2019-06-20, 01:28

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-05-23, 00:42

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-05-23, 00:14

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars....
2019-09-18, 11:14

Explainer: Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the company's self-driving car unit before joining riv...
2019-08-28, 07:56

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
2019-06-12, 22:56

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 return to Chinese rule. The demonstrations appeared m...
2019-07-04, 17:28

Wealth tax explainer: Why Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and billionaires like George Soros alike are calling for a specialized tax on the ultra-wealthy MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images A wealth tax like the one proposed by presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren would make ultra-wealthy Americans pay the federal government a small percentage of the...
2019-09-25, 10:28

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
2019-07-25, 02:14

Lib Dem's Swinson to declare herself 'candidate for PM' Jo Swinson will use her maiden conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader to declare herself a "candidate for prime minister" and attack the "tired old parties" of Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson....
2019-09-17, 07:42

On Politics: The Would-Be Trump Candidate Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is echoing his onetime boss as he weighs a run for the Senate in New Hampshire. Some Republicans are shuddering....
2019-09-04, 06:28

Kai Havertz, the candidate for Germany With both Ilkay Gündogan and Nico Schulz out injured, Germany have to make some adjustments for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. Joachim Löw might give a young talent the chance to ...
2019-09-09, 06:28

Explainer - Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they gene...
2019-08-02, 02:42

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they gene...
2019-08-02, 02:42

Thomas Cook news: British holidaymakers 'held in Tunisia hotel like hostages' as last gasp talks begin to rescue travel company Dozens of holidaymakers are reportedly being held in a Tunisia hotel by security guards over unpaid bills from Thomas Cook, with one guest describing the scenes as "like a hostage situation"....
2019-09-22, 15:56

Ex-presidential candidate Hickenlooper to run for Senate Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, who dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race last week, said on Thursday he would run for a Senate seat in the state instead....
2019-08-22, 17:28

UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but with a heavy heart and that he hoped the bloc would en...
2019-06-10, 14:42

How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republic...
2019-07-31, 22:28

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
2019-06-11, 10:14

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the president’s sartorial signature. Can any of the Democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
2019-08-13, 05:42

Sri Lanka court allows candidate to keep citizenship A Sri Lankan court has dismissed a case seeking the cancellation of the citizenship of presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa, clearing the way for him to register as a candidate in a November electi...
2019-10-04, 15:28

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
2019-08-17, 01:28

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
2019-08-14, 14:14

IMF meets with Argentina opposition candidate A team from the International Monetary Fund met on Monday with opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, the front-runner for October's presidential election, according to a spokesman for Fernandez....
2019-08-27, 07:28

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At presen...
2019-06-03, 20:00

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, th...
2019-06-13, 22:42

Michigan candidate says city should be as white 'as possible' A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."...
2019-08-25, 17:42

Ed Vaizey says he would stand against a Conservative candidate Former Conservative MP and minister during the coalition years, Ed Vaizey, has told BBC Breakfast that he would consider standing against a Conservative candidate....
2019-09-05, 11:56

How to Get $12,000 from Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang If watching 10 Democratic candidates debate on a single stage made your head spin last night, you might have missed Andrew Yang’s announcement during his opening statement: He’s expanding his efforts ...
2019-09-13, 21:00

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains s...
2019-06-27, 22:00

Four Days. One Candidate. Welcome Aboard the Buttigieg Bus Before he got on the big yellow-and-blue bus that bore his name, Pete Buttigieg ironed his shirt in his hotel room. His tour across Iowa this week comes at the beginning of the school year, and as kid...
2019-09-25, 10:28

The Trailer: Is there still time for a candidate to surge? In this edition: The myths of the pollercoaster, a talk with (another one of) the president's potential primary challengers, and the last congressional debate of the year....
2019-08-30, 08:28

'Not the best candidate': Germans condemn own choice for top EU job Ursula von der Leyen is so divisive at home that Germany abstained from the vote to nominate herIf the European parliament approves Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination in two weeks’ time, the German def...
2019-07-05, 00:28

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering ...
2019-06-28, 01:56

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart...
2019-05-29, 08:56

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
2019-08-03, 18:28

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship with the European Union and would explore the possib...
2019-05-29, 10:56

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republic...
2019-08-01, 03:56

"I'm clean", Macron's EU candidate says over corruption claims Sylvie Goulard, France's choice to be the next head of European Union industrial policy, on Wednesday denied wrongdoing during her time as an EU lawmaker, the latest candidate to face a hostile recept...
2019-10-02, 18:42

How High Are the Stakes Tonight for Each Democratic Candidate? The third Democratic primary debate, live tonight on ABC News and Univision, will be the first time all of the major candidates have been together on one stage, and also Beto O’Rourke made it in. Many...
2019-09-12, 23:42

UK PM candidate Leadsom: I am proposing a 'managed' Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said she would seek a "managed exit" from the European Union on Oct. 31....
2019-06-10, 11:14

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queen...
2019-06-23, 10:28

Georgia candidate behind ‘deportation bus’ pleads guilty GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a “deportation bus” has pleaded guilty to falsely reporting that computer servers were stolen from his of...
2019-05-29, 20:14

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll...
2019-05-22, 00:28

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused t...
2019-07-17, 09:00

Bernie Sanders, the candidate of Soviet medicine At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, Bernie Sanders asserted that the pharmaceutical industry is defined by "greed, corruption, and price-fixing."...
2019-09-13, 10:00

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqa...
2019-06-18, 22:42

Spokesman for Tunisian candidate Karoui says he is through to next round A spokesman for the detained media magnate Nabil Karoui said on Sunday that he has advanced to a second-round run off in Tunisia's presidential election along with another candidate....
2019-09-15, 22:00

Ilhan Omar: Biden not right candidate for 'progress we all want to see' Congresswoman addresses Iowa People’s Presidential ForumElizabeth Warren overtakes Joe Biden in new Iowa pollAt the Iowa People’s Presidential Forum on Saturday, organisers hoped to serve up an antido...
2019-09-22, 21:00

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his po...
2019-06-10, 10:56

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant....
2019-09-19, 00:56

Poland's EU commission candidate gets fraud reprieve Janusz Wojciechowski has faced an investigation into expenses he filed but has now been cleared. All potential commissioners will be quizzed next week in the European Parliament before taking office o...
2019-09-28, 06:56

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both fo...
2019-08-22, 23:56

Eliminated UK PM candidate Raab backs Johnson Dominic Raab, a former British minister knocked out of the race to become prime minister, backed frontrunner Boris Johnson on Wednesday, telling the Evening Standard newspaper he was the only candidat...
2019-06-19, 13:14

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As An Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidential post, has ruled out contesting as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
2019-08-31, 09:42

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-04, 14:56

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
2019-07-10, 02:56

I won't use tax system to give wealthy a cut: UK PM candidate Gove Britain's environment minister Michael Gove, one of the candidates hoping to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Monday he would never use the taxation system to give the wealthy a tax cut,...
2019-06-10, 17:28

Nitesh Rane, Who Led 'Mud Attack', Is A BJP Candidate In Maharashtra Nitesh Rane, a former Congress MLA and son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, joined the BJP on Thursday, weeks before the October 21 state polls....
2019-10-05, 20:28

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, re...
2019-06-11, 12:00

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
2019-06-11, 12:00

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
2019-06-08, 03:42

UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct....
2019-06-10, 12:14

France postpones announcement on its EU commissioner candidate The French government has postponed an announcement, originally scheduled for Tuesday, naming its candidate to serve in the next European Commission, the president's office said....
2019-08-28, 05:28

Which Democratic Candidate Will Drop Out of the Presidential Race Next? On Wednesday night, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand officially dropped out of the Presidential race, joining Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper in calling it quits ahead of the debates. After Wednes...
2019-08-31, 03:00

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
2019-06-11, 14:00

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the governmen...
2019-06-18, 22:42

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidency, has said that she will not contest as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
2019-08-31, 02:42

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, bu...
2019-05-22, 11:56

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
2019-06-28, 23:28

Woo Irish PM to get better Brexit deal, says UK PM candidate Harper Rebuilding diplomatic ties with Ireland is the key to getting a better Brexit deal from the European Union, says Mark Harper, the self-styled "serious underdog" in the contest to be Britain's new prim...
2019-06-11, 16:56

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist who, during a candidate forum last night, said she w...
2019-08-24, 02:28

UK PM candidate Gove taunts Boris: 'Don't pull out' Michael Gove, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, on Monday admitted he had made a mistake by taking cocaine 20 years ago and taunted his rival Boris Johnson....
2019-06-10, 17:28

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
2019-06-13, 16:00

Nissan names darkhorse candidate Uchida as next CEO, Gupta as COO Nissan Motor Co named Senior Vice President Makoto Uchida as its next chief executive on Tuesday, picking a relative outsider who joined the automaker mid-career....
2019-10-08, 16:56

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better of...
2019-05-29, 14:28

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.        ...
2019-09-14, 21:28

Joe Biden is a boring candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with President Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes ...
2019-08-19, 18:28

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
2019-06-21, 18:00

Colombia to strengthen protection for politicians after candidate murders Colombia will increase protection for political candidates running in October's local and regional elections after the murders of seven aspirants, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
2019-09-16, 20:56

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing uniden...
2019-07-16, 17:42

Joe Biden is not an exciting candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with President Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes ...
2019-08-19, 14:56

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place...
2019-06-21, 22:14

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next Prime Minister, heard a loud altercation....
2019-06-22, 01:00

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60...
2019-06-22, 04:28

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
2019-07-15, 21:28

How to Watch Today's Democratic Candidate Forum on Gun Violence Today in Las Vegas, 10 Democratic candidates will join MSNBC for a forum to discuss gun safety issues in America, one day after the second anniversary of a mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival ...
2019-10-02, 16:56

UK PM candidate Javid says Boris Johnson is "yesterday's news" Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was "yesterday's news" and that it was time for a new generation to take control of...
2019-06-12, 19:56

Moscow court allows opposition candidate to run after protest: TASS The Moscow city court cancelled a decision by an election commission to bar a Russian opposition candidate, Sergei Mitrokhin, from running in a municipal election in September, TASS news agency report...
2019-08-13, 19:28

Ex-Maharashta Minister's Supporters Attack BJP Candidate's Car In Mumbai Supporters of former Maharashtra minister Prakash Mehta, angry over denial of ticket to their leader from Ghatkopar, vandalised the car of Parag Shah, the BJP candidate from the assembly seat, on......
2019-10-04, 11:28

Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto will run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, a selection that could he...
2019-06-11, 22:00

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestr...
2019-05-23, 06:28

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
2019-05-22, 23:56

Trudeau says offensive posts made by N.S. candidate ‘unacceptable,’ but will allow him to run During a campaign stop Sunday, Trudeau said the​ social media posts were "unacceptable," but that he was pleased that Jaime Battiste has apologized "unreservedly."...
2019-10-06, 23:14

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party's presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough....
2019-06-04, 07:14

Every 2020 Democratic Candidate's Plan to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Earlier this year, during a State of the Union address, President Trump called for the end of the HIV epidemic in the U.S. within ten years. But in a new report published weeks after Trump’s bold pled...
2019-09-12, 02:56

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
2019-06-23, 20:56

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
2019-05-23, 00:56

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
2019-07-18, 17:28

'I'll be PM of change', says Thai opposition candidate ahead of vote for PM An upstart Thai opposition politician vying to become prime minister called for change on Wednesday, as both houses of parliament convened for the first time since a 2014 coup to vote for either him o...
2019-06-05, 11:42

Jailed Tunisian presidential candidate Karoui to be freed Judicial and party leaders in Tunisia say a media mogul and presidential candidate who has been jailed since August will be freed days before a runoff election...
2019-10-09, 20:28

AOC drums up support for Queens DA candidate Tiffany Cabán Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday drummed up support for Queen’s District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán at a rally ahead of this week’s primary. Hundreds of people flocked to Trav...
2019-06-24, 05:56

UK PM candidate Hunt says: Parliament likely to block a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said the British parliament would likely block a no-deal Brexit so the country needed a leader who could negotiate with ...
2019-06-12, 16:56

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
2019-06-08, 18:00

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minister to reveal past drug use to circumvent negative ...
2019-06-09, 02:42

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowd...
2019-06-28, 00:42

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
2019-07-17, 19:42

'No Traffic Challan If You Elect Me MLA': Haryana BJP Candidate's Promise A BJP candidate in Haryana has said that he will ensure that "no challan is issued to their vehicles by the authorities" if he gets elected as their representative....
2019-10-10, 08:56

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
2019-07-31, 21:14

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressivel...
2019-08-01, 22:42

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the w...
2019-06-02, 13:28

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
2019-07-02, 00:00

Estonia's EU energy candidate questioned on climate credentials Estonia's candidate for European energy commissioner, Kadri Simson, insisted on Thursday she is committed to climate goals as she was pressed by EU lawmakers over her country's reluctance to back the ...
2019-10-03, 14:42

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night: Andrew Yang talking about climate change.Read mor...
2019-08-01, 18:56

Elizabeth Warren 2nd US President Candidate To Sound "Concern" Over J&K US Senator Elizabeth Warren on Saturday became the second presidential candidate of the Democratic party to voice concerns over the communications lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir, in force since the......
2019-10-06, 10:14

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
2019-07-04, 22:00

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
2019-07-11, 07:14

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they...
2019-08-07, 22:28

UK PM candidate Stewart talking with Gove about combining forces Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he is in talks with environment minister Michael Gove, a rival candidate, about teaming up....
2019-06-19, 13:14

AfD candidate admits to joining neo-Nazi rally in Greece Leaked documents showed that Andreas Kalbitz was one of "14 neo-Nazis" who took part in the march. But the man attempting to become the populist Alternative for Germany's first state premier has denie...
2019-08-30, 20:14

Jeff Zucker ‘leading candidate’ for WarnerMedia CEO: report CNN boss Jeff Zucker may be ready for his close-up. The boss of the left-leaning news network is said to be the “leading, if not only” internal candidate to become chief executive of WarnerMedia, the ...
2019-09-25, 06:28

Michigan candidate stuns forum with racial comment A city council candidate shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep the town a white community "as much as possible." Jean Cramer made the comment in response to a question about diversity...
2019-08-24, 02:00

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
2019-05-21, 14:42

Remembrance Day sermon dug up by Conservatives taken out of context: Liberal candidate In a tweet posted Sunday, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's communications director claimed Liberal candidate Rob Oliphant had said he was "conflicted" about Remembrance Day....
2019-09-24, 01:42

Ilhan Omar says Biden is not the candidate who will bring change Joe Biden may be the front-runner among Democratic presidential hopefuls, but the former vice president isn’t cutting it with Rep. Ilhan Omar. “There are few people who fit into the kind of prog...
2019-09-23, 17:14

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper opens Senate bid A week after dropping out the Democratic presidential race, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced he will challenge for Republican Sen. Cory Gardner's seat....
2019-08-22, 14:00

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man-show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared t...
2019-08-22, 05:28

Biden mocks voter: 'You got the right candidate in Bernie ... and Elizabeth' CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Joe Biden mocked an Iowa woman, telling her she should back Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren after the voter defended "Medicare for all" health plans against Biden's criticisms....
2019-09-21, 04:28

Poland's European Commission candidate gets fraud reprieve Janusz Wojciechowski has faced an investigation into expenses he filed but has now been cleared. All potential commissioners will be quizzed next week in the European Parliament before taking office o...
2019-09-29, 01:00

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromises over the appointment of the most powerful figur...
2019-05-28, 13:56

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday...
2019-07-05, 00:28

Review: Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ is a worthy candidate Ryan Murphy's first big Netflix show, "The Politician" shows the early promise of "Glee" in a much more cynical package.        ...
2019-09-27, 16:28

Tom Steyer is running for president. Here is everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. AP Photo/John Minchillo Who is Tom Steyer? Current job: Billionaire environmental activist and political megadonor. Age: 62See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year after Armenia'...
2019-10-14, 22:42

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an iss...
2019-07-12, 13:28

UK PM candidate Cleverly says no-deal Brexit not his preferred option James Cleverly, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said Britain could absolutely cope with a no-deal Brexit but it was not his desired outcome....
2019-05-29, 10:56

Linde's Eulitz only candidate to become Knorr Bremse CEO - report Bernd Eulitz is the only candidate left in the running to become the next chief executive of German brake manufacturer Knorr Bremse and is likely to be appointed on Wednesday, Germany's Manager Magazi...
2019-09-18, 11:42

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presid...
2019-05-21, 17:14

In BJP's Candidate List For Gujarat Bypolls, 2 Ex-Congress MLAs Former Congress MLAs, including Alpesh Thakor, were on Sunday named by the BJP as its candidates for bypolls in Gujarat as it announced names of its 38 nominees for assembly by-elections to be held......
2019-09-30, 07:42

AP Interview: Key Afghan presidential candidate claims fraud Abdullah Abdullah, a leading contender in this weekend’s Afghan presidential election, is alleging widespread abuses of power by his rival, incumbent President Ashraf Ghani...
2019-09-26, 13:14

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior co...
2019-06-04, 14:56

Online video of GOP House candidate may target super PACs RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat left vacant following allegations of ballot fraud, a polished, silent video of the Republican candidate has appeare...
2019-05-25, 00:56

Joe Biden was both the strongest – and weakest – candidate on stage | Richard Wolffe The frontrunner has a lead but no momentum. And the reasons why were on full display in Thursday night’s debateThe life of a frontrunner isn’t easy. In a crowded field, you have to absorb all the inco...
2019-09-13, 11:42

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating ...
2019-06-17, 08:28

Microsoft: Hackers linked to Iran targeted U.S. presidential candidate Microsoft said today a hacking group called Phosphorous with ties to the Iranian government led a campaign against a U.S. presidential candidate.Read More...
2019-10-04, 20:00

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
2019-06-18, 06:42

Trump blasts whistleblower for reported ties to Democratic candidate ​President Trump seized on a news report that the whistleblower who revealed his call to Ukraine’s leader had a “professional​”​ ​link to one of the Democratic presidential contender...
2019-10-09, 18:28