Suu Kyi could be president, Myanmar officials say

Feb 8, 2016

Suu Kyi could be president, Myanmar officials say

The nominees for Myanmar’s next president and two vice presidents will be revealed to parliament on March 17, an official said Monday, setting a clear timeline for the transition of power from a military-controlled government to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s party. Parliament ...

Sep 14, 2015

Russia votes in local polls; opposition alleges fraud

As Russians voted in local elections on Sunday set to confirm the ruling party’s dominance, the opposition reported mass vote rigging and police stormed the office of independent vote monitors. The local voting across 83 regions were expected to be easily won by the ...

Aug 29, 2015

Welcome moms at assemblies

In a democracy, attending political deliberations and assembly meetings should be a right for all citizens, including mothers with babies.