U.N. takes historic step to open selection of leader

Apr 13, 2016

U.N. takes historic step to open selection of leader

The United Nations took a historic step Tuesday to open up the usually secret process of selecting the next secretary-general, giving all countries the chance to question candidates on such issues as how they would resist pressure from powerful nations, tackle sex abuse by ...

Apr 12, 2016

Electile dysfunction: South Korea probes penis-pills-for-votes claim

Elderly men in South Korea have allegedly been given erectile dysfunction drugs to buy their votes in legislative elections, prosecutors said Tuesday, announcing an investigation into the suspected breach. South Koreans go to the polls on Wednesday in an election already overshadowed by North ...

Fujimori manages to stay in lead ahead of Peru election

Apr 8, 2016

Fujimori manages to stay in lead ahead of Peru election

With a surname that sparks fury among some Peruvians and inspires adoration among others, center-right presidential contender Keiko Fujimori has managed to stay atop a turbulent field of candidates ahead of Sunday’s election. The daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori has been able to ...