Abe to lay out general snap election plan on Monday

/ Sep 19, 2017

Abe to lay out general snap election plan on Monday

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering laying out his plan next Monday to dissolve the Lower House later in the week for a general election in October, a government source said Tuesday. Abe is looking to hold a news conference to announce he will disband ...

Sep 18, 2017

Iraq supreme court orders suspension of Kurdistan referendum

Iraq's supreme court on Monday ordered the suspension of a Sept. 25 referendum on the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan, to examine whether such a poll would be constitutional. "The supreme court has issued the order to suspend organizing the referendum set for Sept. 25 ... ...

'Jacinda-mania' takes New Zealand election to the wire

/ Sep 17, 2017

'Jacinda-mania' takes New Zealand election to the wire

Charismatic New Zealand opposition leader Jacinda Ardern rallied support Sunday for the final week of a roller-coaster election campaign that has her center-left Labour Party within sight of an unlikely victory. Labour had been heading for disaster at the Sept. 23 polls until Ardern took ...