Divisive Australian politician Hanson could win seat: experts

May 24, 2016

Divisive Australian politician Hanson could win seat: experts

Right-wing firebrand politician Pauline Hanson, who opposes Muslim immigration, has a realistic chance of returning to Australia’s Parliament in July elections, experts said Tuesday. Hanson became one of Australia’s most divisive politicians in a generation when she used her first speech to Parliament in ...

The idea of 'President Trump' scares some, bolsters others in Asia

May 21, 2016

The idea of 'President Trump' scares some, bolsters others in Asia

Donald Trump’s “isolationist” foreign policy pronouncements are feeding insecurity in some Asian nations fearful of China’s growing power, and risk emboldening nationalists and authoritarians in the region. The real estate developer, who is very close to securing the Republican nomination for November’s presidential election, ...