Samoa’s historic election result - Devpolicy Blog from the Development Policy Centre

Samoa’s historic election result – Devpolicy Blog from the Development Policy Centre

Nearly 60 years since independence, and 39 years after the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) took over the reins as government, a new dawn is on the horizon in Samoa. For the... Read more »
Biden looks east for allies and adversaries

Biden looks east for allies and adversaries

Biden looks east for allies and adversaries Biden will host Suga in Washington on April 16, the US administration said on April 2, 2021. (File/AFP) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will this... Read more »
Biden Defines His Underlying Challenge With China: ‘Prove Democracy Works’

Biden Defines His Underlying Challenge With China: ‘Prove Democracy Works’

WASHINGTON — At the end of a winding answer on Thursday about competing with China and about his relationship with Xi Jinping, a man he said does not have a democratic “bone... Read more »
The Hill's Morning Report - Biden tasks Harris on border; news conference today

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden tasks Harris on border; news conference today

Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Thursday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al... Read more »
Biden unleashed: A belated first news conference tests his new verbal discipline

Biden unleashed: A belated first news conference tests his new verbal discipline

As a third-time candidate and now president, Joe Biden has seemed determined to undo his decades-long reputation as one of the most undisciplined motormouths in American politics. He occasionally takes a handful... Read more »
A look at Israel's caretaker government after stalemate vote

A look at Israel’s caretaker government after stalemate vote

JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliamentary election this week appears to have resulted in yet another deadlock, raising the possibility of a fifth election in just over two years. The protracted stalemate has left... Read more »
Claims of fraud, a delayed result and fears of insurrection: Israel's elections could look a lot like America's

Claims of fraud, a delayed result and fears of insurrection: Israel’s elections could look a lot like America’s

(JTA) — Israel is holding yet another election on Tuesday, and voters there are hearing a warning that might sound familiar to Americans: Don’t expect to know who won on Election Night... Read more »
Biden Says U.S. Will Reach 100 Million Vaccine Dose Mark By Friday

Biden Says U.S. Will Reach 100 Million Vaccine Dose Mark By Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the U.S. closing in on President Joe Biden’s goal of injecting 100 million coronavirus vaccinations weeks ahead of his target date, the White House announced on Thursday the... Read more »
President Biden Has Five Options for Future Negotiations with Iran – Third Way

President Biden Has Five Options for Future Negotiations with Iran – Third Way

Introduction The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – signed by the United States, Iran, and several other world powers – was intended to resolve the biggest problem threatening US interests and security... Read more »
A bumper set of elections are due to be held across Great Britain on 'Super Thursday' – May 6 – including a number of contests postponed from 2020.

UK’s May local election results could take FIVE DAYS to count due to Covid rules and multiple votes

Local election results could take FIVE DAYS to count after the polls open on May 6 due to Covid rules on ballot papers and multiple votes taking place at the same time... Read more »