Tag: Politics

Cambodia resumes mass trial of opposition figures

A closed-door mass trial of 150 Cambodian opposition figures resumed in Phnom Penh Thursday, in what critics labelled a politically motivated sham. The case is...
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Indonesia arrests firebrand Islamist cleric over virus rule breaches

A firebrand Indonesian Muslim cleric was arrested Sunday for allegedly breaching coronavirus restrictions after he held a series of sermons with tens of thousands...

Shock Trump ban on travel from Europe as virus surges

by Frankie TAGGART US President Donald Trump announced a shock 30-day ban on travel from mainland Europe over the coronavirus pandemic that has sparked unprecedented...

Joe Biden: senator, vice president, now on brink of White House run

by Chris Lefkow Joe Biden, whose life has been marked by triumph and tragedy, is on the brink of winning a prize that has eluded...

Buttigieg drops out of US presidential race

by Ben Sheppard Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay US presidential candidate from a major party, on Sunday ended his campaign to be the Democratic...

Biden revives White House hopes with South Carolina victory

by Leila Macor with Chris Lefkow in Washington Former vice president Joe Biden decisively won the South Carolina primary on Saturday, reviving his flagging campaign...

Tindering for votes: political activists turn to dating apps

by Rob Lever Days ahead of the Iowa Caucuses vote, Rhiannon Payne was on the Bumble dating app -- not to find a partner but...

Trump ally to be sentenced amid firestorm over presidential meddling

by Charlotte PLANTIVE Donald Trump's longtime aide Roger Stone will be sentenced Thursday in a case that has caused a stir in Washington following meddling...

In US politics, height matters and Trump knows it

by Danny Woolls When Donald Trump literally belittles his perceived enemies -- by mocking their stature -- he is weaponizing a long-standing maxim of US...

Trump ally draws fire for homophobic jab at Buttigieg

Mockery of Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg's homosexuality by a close ally of President Donald Trump drew fire Friday, pushing the politically sensitive issue higher...