Government And Politics

Grace Mugabe goes to court over diamond ring

Oct 19, 2017

The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has gone to court in an attempt to seize assets of a Lebanese businessman who allegedly failed to deliver a diamond ring worth more than $1.35 million dollars to her

Ardern to lead New Zealand liberal government

Oct 19, 2017

Jacinda Ardern will be New Zealand's next prime minister and hopes to take the country on a more liberal path following nine years of rule by the conservatives.

Jihadist ambush on US forces shows new danger in Sahel

Oct 19, 2017

The ambush in West Africa that killed four U.S. service members highlights the danger posed by a newly rebranded jihadist group in the region

US envoy: Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian government

Oct 19, 2017

President Donald Trump's special Mideast envoy says if Hamas wants to play a role in any Palestinian government it must renounce violence and commit to peaceful negotiations with Israel

Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges

Oct 19, 2017

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers

Dem divisions in California complicate party hope for gains

Oct 19, 2017

Democratic divisions in California complicate the party's hope for gains in next year's midterm elections

Trump cries foul on judges, but he's ahead of Obama

Oct 19, 2017

President Donald Trump says Democrats are holding up his judicial nominees, but almost nine months into his presidency he has had more judges confirmed than President Barack Obama did in the same time period

Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic trading partner

Oct 19, 2017

President Donald Trump keeps kicking major policy issues over to Congress, but proves an erratic partner

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Oct 19, 2017

How's that? Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance, experts say

The Latest: Ardern says its 'honor and a privilege' to lead

Oct 19, 2017

Jacinda Ardern says it will be an "honor and a privilege" to be New Zealand's next prime minister after a small political party made a deal with liberals nearly a month after the national election