Anwar Ibrahim makes history as Malaysia’s tenth prime minister

Longtime Malaysian statesman Anwar Ibrahim is the country’s new prime minister after the Southeast Asian nation’s palace made the announcement Thursday ending a long-running deadlock in the election. After meeting with the state rulers and in accordance with the Malaysian constitution, the king appointed Anwar as the tenth prime minister of the Southeast Asian country. … Read more

NBC News projects Sarah Palin to lose, ending the political comeback

Republican nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives Sarah Palin talks to reporters near the corner of Seward Highway and Northern Lights Boulevard on U.S. Election Night, in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S., November 8, 2022. Kerry Tasker | Reuters Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, the only Republican woman ever to be nominated for vice president, was … Read more

Bolsonaro is contesting Brazilian elections, demanding the votes be annulled

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — More than three weeks after losing a re-election bid, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday blamed a software bug and demanded that the election authority cancel votes cast on most of the Brazilian country’s electronic voting machines, though independent experts say the bug didn’t affect the reliability of the results. Such action … Read more

Japan to investigate Unification Church after backlash over ruling party ties

TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Japan on Tuesday launched an investigation into the Unification Church that could threaten its legal status after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in July exposed its close ties to the ruling party and sparked a public outcry. caused recoil. For the Unification Church, founded in South Korea … Read more

Third Japanese cabinet minister in a month resigns in blow for prime minister

TOKYO, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Japan’s interior minister resigned on Sunday over a funding scandal. He is the third cabinet member to leave in less than a month, a major blow to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s already shaky support. Kishida’s approval ratings have plummeted after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in July … Read more

Kazakh leader heading for major election victory, exit polls show

ALMATY, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was on course for a landslide victory in a snap election on Sunday, according to exit polls, tightening his grip on power less than a year after his long-ruling predecessor Nursultan sidelined Nazarbayev. The former diplomat, who came to power in 2019 as Nazarbayev’s hand-picked successor … Read more

Nepalese voted for a new government to revive the economy

KATHMANDU, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Millions of Nepalis went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government to guide the Himalayan country through a time of economic peril. Many women dressed in saris and men in jeans and baseball caps lined up to vote in the general election, pitting the centrist Nepalese Congress … Read more

Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from controlling the Senate

Senator Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., addresses supporters during an election night in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 8, 2022.Alberto Mariani/The Associated Press Arizona Senator Mark Kelly has won re-election, putting the Democrats one seat away from holding the Senate in a midterm election and dealing another blow to the far-right faction of former President Donald Trump’s Republican Party. … Read more

The most historic results of the US midterm elections yet

The results of the US midterm elections are pouring in and with nearly 500 seats in the House and Senate there is a lot to digest. While there will be a lot of political analysis to come about the high-profile wins and losses, let’s take a look at some of the firsts coming out of … Read more

Former FIFA president Sep Blatter says Qatar hosting the World Cup is a ‘mistake’

Picking Qatar to host the World Cup was a mistake, said former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, citing a meeting between Nicolas Sarkozy and Michel Platini that influenced the key votes. Most important points: Sepp Blatter said he voted for the United States to host this World Cup Blatter claimed the former UEFA boss was pressured … Read more