Government And Politics

Serbia withdraws entire staff from its embassy in Macedonia

Aug 21, 2017

The entire staff of the Serbian Embassy in the Macedonian capital has been withdrawn for urgent consultations in Belgrade in a move that has further strained relations between the Balkan neighbors

3rd New Zealand party leader quits in close election race

Aug 21, 2017

3rd New Zealand party leader quits in close election race

Aid workers face unique crisis in South Sudan war, says ICRC

Aug 21, 2017

South Sudan's civil war presents humanitarian workers with "one of the unique crises" in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday

Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021

Aug 21, 2017

The British Parliament's Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time before it is silenced for repair work scheduled to last until 2021

AP Explains: How ban on dual-citizen lawmakers vexes Aussies

Aug 21, 2017

Australia's 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament has become a major political problem that not so long ago the country didn't know it had and could now struggle to fix

Nepal to hold national, provincial polls in November

Aug 21, 2017

Nepal's government says it will hold elections on Nov. 26 for both the national parliament and the assemblies of the seven provinces that were recently carved out by the new constitution

Merkel welcomes release of German-Turkish author in Spain

Aug 21, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed the release of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and criticized Turkey for abusing the international system Interpol used to hunt down fugitives

Court clears way for Bangladesh opposition leader's trial

Aug 21, 2017

Bangladesh's top court has cleared the way for the continuation of opposition leader Khaleda Zia's trial on bribery charges for granting two contracts as prime minister from 2001-2006 that allegedly cost the government millions of dollars

After Charlottesville, colleges reassessing safety plans

Aug 21, 2017

After Charlottesville, parents and students add safety concern to move-in day worries; administrators rethinking security protocols

Trump's neo-Nazi rally comments thrust GOP doubts into open

Aug 21, 2017

Republicans across the country voice worry over Trump's self-discipline, governing capability