Elections

Indonesia cleric to be freed despite holding to radicalism

Jan 19, 2019

Lawyers say the Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being freed after the country's president relented on a requirement he renounce radical beliefs

UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels' war

Jan 19, 2019

U.N. experts say fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals

UN organizing national conference in Libya in coming weeks

Jan 19, 2019

The U.N. envoy for Libya says the United Nations is seeking to bring Libyans together in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections

Kobach's defeat puts future of voter database in doubt

Jan 19, 2019

Future of a contentious multi-state voter registration database is uncertain now that former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach no longer holds that office

Kobach says he's seriously considering US Senate bid in 2020

Jan 19, 2019

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020

Correction: Trump-Russia Probe story

Jan 18, 2019

Correction: Trump-Russia Probe story

McConnell's maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown

Jan 18, 2019

One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guiding principles is: "There's no education in the second kick of a mule."

Technology near for real-time TV political fact checks

Jan 18, 2019

An expert says a product that allows television networks to conduct real-time fact checks of political campaign will be ready for election year

Thai military chief urges loyalty ahead of expected election

Jan 18, 2019

Thailand's military has held its annual Armed Forces Day parade as the country prepares for expected elections more than four years after soldiers overthrew an elected government

Trump staffing up to fend off potential primary challenge

Jan 18, 2019

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is staffing up to fend off any potential primary challenger

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