This article originally appeared on The Conversation. The system for electing the U.S. president went woefully wrong from the very beginning of 2016. First, the two most disliked candidates ever nominated—Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald J. Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will understand the level of his new responsibility quickly, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted by news agencies as saying in an interview with NTV TV...
Did you know that some Donald Trump supporters actively advocated for repealing the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote almost a century ago? Or that Hillary Clinton, who memorably characterized half of Trump's supporters as "a basket of deplorables... Show More Summary
According to sources close to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, next year will be Egypt's year par excellence. They say Egypt will be the only Arab country that will have strategic quasi-alliances with both Putin's Russia and Trump's America. Show More Summary
Today, far-right politician Norbert Hofer could become Austria's president, and therefore be the first far-right head of state in Europe since the Second World War. In July, Austria's Constitutional Court declared the presidential election in Austria — which Hofer lost narrowly in May — invalid because of numerous irregularities. Show More Summary
We will get a clear insight into how much of a threat populism poses to western politics when Austrians go to the polls to choose their next president on Sunday. The Austrian presidential election sees independent candidate Alexander...Show More Summary
Chapecoense win the 2016 Copa Sudamericana By Benjamin Newman Sunday, December 4th, 2016 08:50 CONMEBOL come to the right decision Chapecoense’s acting president Ivan Tozzo revealed on Saturday that CONMEBOL have finally confirmed that Chapecoense will be declared the 2016 Copa Sudamericana champions. Show More Summary
Fans affectionally call him "the professor" or "Sascha", a nickname for Alexander that nods to his Russian roots, while his critics decry him as a "green dictator".
Austria's Norbert Hofer likes to come across as Mr. Nice Guy but if he wins Sunday's election, he will become the EU's first far-right president.
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President Pranab Mukherjee has been announced the National Student Policy (NSSP) formulated by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) recently.
(Photo: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/11/digital-security-tips-for-protesters)The U.S. nonprofit sector often thinks of itself as being independent from government and markets. This self-image is held widely enough that one of the major trade organizations even calls itself Independent Sector. Show More Summary
Right on cue, America's next president is showing his thin skin.
Seems like his past sins caught up with him: A top Cook County official was fired last month because of his work as a Chicago police commander, WBEZ has learned.County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Nov. 18 that Ernest Brown was no longer the executive director of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Show More Summary
There are some places satire can’t really go, and Donald Trump’s already-disastrous reign as Our Last President is about four years worth. So Saturday Night Live is more or less doing straight reportage in this week’s cold open, taking America on a whirlwind tour to meet the people our President-elect spent his valuable time retweeting this week. Show More Summary
CUNY heads are rolling as the governor tightens his grip on the city’s public college system. City College President Lisa Coico stepped down in October amid a New York Times probe of her use of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Austria's Norbert Hofer likes to come across as Mr. Nice Guy but if he wins Sunday's election, he will become the EU's first far-right president. The mild-mannered 45-year-old, a gun enthusiast who has walked with a cane since a 2003 paraglider accident, is a key figure in the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPOe). Show More Summary
Austrians will return to the polls on Sunday in a bitterly fought marathon election, which could propel the European Union's first far-right president to power and boost the anti-establishment tide sweeping many countries. Norbert Hofer...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - As protesters march through Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul, the center stage of huge weekly demonstrations calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down, nearby restaurants hustle to prepare for a busy night.