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Malawi’s opposition leader, Lazarus Chakwera, wins the repetition of the historic poll

Image rights Getty Images Image description Lazarus Chakwera’s political fate was revived by a court ruling voiding last year’s erroneous elections Malawi’s opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has won the country’s new presidential election, officials said. He defeated incumbent Peter Mutharika with 58.57% of the vote in Tuesday’s election, the election commission said late Saturday. In February, the Malawi Constitutional Court …

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The GOP-led body is trying to remove Confederate names on military assets amid Trump’s opposition

When asked whether taking out the Confederate amendment would be politically problematic from a public relations perspective, the Senate majority whip, John Thune, admitted on Thursday that it would be difficult. “Well, I mean, if it’s on the committee’s basic bill, then yes,” the South Dakota Republican told reporters. “Obviously it is a difficult task if we take something off …

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Exclusive: Venezuela socialists, opposition leaders start secret talks amid pandemic sources

CARACAS (Reuters) – The allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his bitter enemy, opposition leader Juan Guaido, have secretly launched exploratory talks as sources on both sides have raised concerns about the possible impact of the spread of the corona virus. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, …

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Exclusive: Venezuela socialists, opposition leaders start secret talks in the middle of a pandemic, sources say

CARACAS (Reuters) – The allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his bitter enemy, opposition leader Juan Guaido, have secretly launched exploratory talks as sources on both sides have raised concerns about the possible impact of the spread of the corona virus. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, …

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Brian Kemp meets with opposition to the reopening of the economy

Kemp, a Republican and staunch ally of President Donald Trump, announced on Monday that Georgia would allow the opening of nail salons, massage therapists, bowling alleys, and gyms on Friday. Personal services can be resumed. Restaurants and cinemas can be open on Mondays. His order also prevents cities from imposing their own restrictions on companies. It’s the most aggressive move …

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Exclusive: Venezuela socialists, opposition leaders start secret talks in the middle of a pandemic, sources say

CARACAS (Reuters) – The allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his bitter enemy, opposition leader Juan Guaido, have secretly launched exploratory talks as sources on both sides have raised concerns about the possible impact of the spread of the corona virus. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, …

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Trump’s opposition to independent supervision entails a bipartisan review

Trump’s dismissal of Michael Atkinson, the Inspector General of Intelligence, particularly worried influential Senate Republicans who urged the President for a more detailed explanation of why Atkinson was suddenly fired from his position late last week. Atkinson was the official who informed Congress last September about an anonymous whistleblower complaint about Trump’s business in Ukraine – a release that triggered …

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The corona virus crisis underscores Trump’s opposition to criticism – and his desire for fervent praise

These characteristics have had a profound impact on the government’s response to the crisis, from Trump’s proposals to withhold support from struggling state governments based on whether he is dissatisfied with a governor to his repeated refusal to take responsibility for shortcomings in the negligent federal response. Republican strategist John Feehery said he had never worked with a politician who …

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The fall of Evo Morales brings new hope for Venezuela's flagging opposition world news

V Enezuela's flagging opposition movement has been taking to the streets for months for its first major protests when leaders attempted to repeat their campaign against Nicolás Maduro after his left-wing ally Evo Morales was overthrown in Bolivia. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in cities in the crisis-ridden South American country on Saturday morning, hoping the dramatic shift …

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A historic premiere? Israel's Arabs could lead the parliamentary opposition

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) – Israel's Arab parties are expected to be the largest non-governing bloc in parliament – and could even lead the opposition if the Tuesday's election results in a national unity government. FILE PHOTO: Ayman Odeh, Leader of the Common List, Issues Leaflets During an Electoral Event in Tira, Northern Israel, on September 5, 2019 The Arab-dominated Joint …

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