World Politics

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Japan’s Abe reportedly intends to resign for health reasons

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his intention to step down due to his declining health, according to reports Friday...

Thai Enquirer unveils story behind ‘that’ iconic picture from Monday

On Monday, at a student protest rally at Chiang Mai University, a freelance photographer took what may be the defining picture of the student-led...

Palace confirms 71-year-old future king has tested positive

TAIPEI (The China Post) – Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for Covid-19, his office said...
Barr, DeVos addressing National Religious Broadcasters

Barr, DeVos addressing National Religious Broadcasters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. AttorneyGeneral William Barr will be a featured speaker Wednesday at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Tennessee. U.S. Education...
Analysis: Sanders learns what it's like to be a front-runner

Analysis | Sanders learns what it’s like to be a front-runner

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders has spent much of his career on the political margins, an outsider looking in. Now, the protest politician is...
Australian and Israeli leaders discuss extradition wrangle

Australian and Israeli leaders discuss extradition wrangle

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister and Israel’s president on Wednesday discussed an extradition request for a former school principal whose alleged abuse...
Sanders takes hits while gaining spotlight as front-runner

Sanders takes hits while gaining spotlight as front-runner

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democrats unleashed a roaring assault against Bernie Sanders and seized on Mike Bloomberg’s past with women in the workplace during...
Malaysian king meets more lawmakers to end political vaccum

Malaysian king meets more lawmakers to end political vaccum

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's king held unusual consultations with lawmakers for a second day Wednesday to resolve a political vacuum caused by...
Violence, industry co-exist in conservative Mexican state

Violence, industry co-exist in conservative Mexican state

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains,...
Hindu, Muslim clashes kill 13 in Delhi as Modi, Trump talk

Hindu, Muslim clashes kill 13 in Delhi as Modi, Trump talk

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hindus carrying pickaxes and iron rods hurled rocks at Muslims protesting a new citizenship law Tuesday on a second day...