Since the election of the new government in Greece, the number of people who support Greece’s membership in the EU has grown, according to EU envoy to Russia Vygaudas Usackas.
By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - The victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential election could mark a turning point towards genuine democracy for the country, improving the image and moral...Show More Summary
The president defied efforts by Congress to block new regulations that would streamline union elections.
As a liberal American Jew living in Israel, I am ashamed by the reactions of my peers to the election of Netanyahu. The general sentiment of the majority of the Jews in America is that they are somehow superior to the Jews of Israel, who are racist, alarmist and treat the Arabs the way that Europeans treated the Jews before the Second World War. Show More Summary
This week our correspondents discuss the general election campaign in Britain, the latest news from Greece and the slowdown in America’s economy
Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman said that Buhari has won Nigeria’s presidential election.
Since the 2010 midterm elections, when Republicans made massive gains across the country, hundreds of anti-choice bills have been introduced in state legislatures, and more of those bills have become law in that time than during theShow More Summary
It comes as no surprise that, today, the President vetoed Congress’ disapproval of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “Ambush”Read the Rest...
The Campaign Legal Center has filed complaints with the Federal Election Commission against four 2016 presidential hopefuls, accusing them of actively organizing and running early presidential bids without abiding by federal rules related to fundraising limits and disclosure. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Perhaps the lowest of the 2012 presidential election’s many low points was Harry Reid’s absurd claim, asserted on the floor of the Senate, that Mitt Romney hadn’t paid any income taxes in ten years. It was a classic...Show More Summary
A sitting president has never lost a presidential bid in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. Partial results showed Goodluck Jonathan trailing Muhammadu Buhari by close to 3 million votes.
Opposition candidate and onetime military ruler Muhammadu Buhari unceremoniously dumped incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria's presidential elections today by a tally that Reuters puts at 15.4 million to 13.3 million. "This is the first time in Nigeria that a sitting government will be voted out of power using...
And the U.S. Is Losing Out Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Call it an irony, if you will, but as the Obama administration struggles to slow down or halt its scheduled withdrawal from Afghanistan, newly elected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is performing a withdrawal operation of his own. Show More Summary
Sudan holds elections in mid-April, including a vote for the next President. It is a foregone conclusion that the victor will be the same man who has ruled Sudan with an iron fist for more than twenty-five years. Since taking power by...Show More Summary
The Board of Trustees for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority today unanimously elected Chris Ronayne as new board chair. As President and CEO of University Circle, Inc.
The U.K. saw its gross domestic product figures revised upward Tuesday, an apparent boost for the Conservative-led government before upcoming national elections. But viewed through a different lens, the U.K.'s GDP numbers show a less flattering picture.
Angry cries of “where are the feminists?” resound every time a powerful woman offends women on the left. Never is this veiled accusation of hypocrisy more triumphantly leveled than during election seasons, when pundits on the right luxuriate in an imaginary gotcha by pointing o
Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari has defeated current president Goodluck Jonathan—whose regime has been unable to prevent the Boko Haram terrorist group from perpetrating repeated massacres and kidnappings—in Nigerian elections. Show More Summary
Muhammadu Buhari has defeated President Goodluck Jonathan to become the new president of Nigeria, according to election results Tuesday. This is the first time in Nigeria's fifty-four-year history that an incumbent president has been...Show More Summary