• China May 20, 2019

    No More Mr. Europe: Macron Forced to Curb EU Ambitions

    French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe’s savior, and this week’s European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union. But Macron is no longer the fresh-faced force who marched into a surprising presidential victory to the rhythm of the EU anthem two years ago. His pro-Europe vision has collided with national interests across the continent....

  • Europe May 19, 2019

    Austrian Vice Chancellor Resigns After Boozy Ibiza Video

    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called Saturday for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him apparently promising government contracts to a prospective Russian investor. Kurz said he would ask President Alexander Van der Bellen to set a date for a new election “as soon as possible.” Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, head of...

  • Afghanistan Nov 1, 2018

    Pakistan Court Acquits Christian on Death Row for Blasphemy

    A Christian woman who spent eight years on death row under Pakistan’s blasphemy law was acquitted and ordered released Wednesday by the country’s top court, a ruling that raised fears of violence by religious extremists who held angry protests over the verdict. Asia Bibi was in an undisclosed location for her safety, and her lawyer said he expected that she...

  • driver Jun 25, 2018

    Erdogan Proclaimed Winner of Turkey's Presidential Election

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey’s landmark election Sunday, the country’s electoral commission said, ushering in a new system granting the president sweeping new powers which critics say will cement what they call a one-man rule. The presidential and parliamentary elections, held more than a year early, complete NATO-member Turkey’s transition from a parliamentary system of government to a presidential...

  • Europe Oct 16, 2017

    After Election Victory, Austrian Poised to Become Europe's 1st Millennial Leader

    At age 31, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is poised to become the first millennial to lead a European country following his party’s victory in a national election Sunday. While no party won a majority, the telegenic Kurz is most likely to be sworn in as Austria’s next chancellor — and Europe’s youngest leader — after the tough coalition government...

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2017

    Trump's North Korea Threats Leave Asia Struggling to Explain: Analysis

    Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea’s next missile test? A restatement of past policy? Or simply just what it seemed: a straightforward threat of annihilation from the president of the United States? Officials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to parse Donald Trump’s vow Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly to “totally destroy...

  • Europe Mar 16, 2017

    Exit Poll: Dutch PM Rutte Beats Anti-Islam Leader Wilders

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday was moving toward a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who looked like he failed the year’s first litmus test for populism in Europe....
    The Netherlands’ main exit poll suggests Rutte’s party won 31 seats in the 150-place legislature, 12 more than Wilders’ party, which shared second place with two other...

  • Hillary Clinton Jul 28, 2016

    A Look at Women's Roles in Politics as Hillary Clinton Makes History

    She’s made it farther than any other woman, but Hillary Clinton is not the first female to run for president. News4’s Tom Sherwood reports.

  • Hillary Clinton Jul 28, 2016

    Hillary Clinton Joins These 13 Historic Female ‘Firsts'

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined good company when she became the first woman nominated for president by a major party. Here are 13 more powerful women who chipped away at the glass ceiling by achieving historic firsts.

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