Israeli PM Bennett says he will not run in upcoming elections | Elections News

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says he will not stand in the upcoming general election. Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will not stand in the upcoming general election, his spokesperson has said. Bennett announced to lawmakers from his Yamina party on Wednesday “his intention not to stand at the next elections”, his spokesman said, … Read more

NATO deal between Turkey, Sweden and Finland brings wins for Erdogan

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan holds a news conference during the NATO summit at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2021. Yves Herman | Reuters NATO officials on Tuesday celebrated Turkey’s lifting of its veto against Sweden and Finland joining the transatlantic alliance, a move that brought the Nordic states one step closer to … Read more

Five key takeaways from sixth January 6 US Capitol riot hearing | Donald Trump News

Unlike previous hearings, Tuesday’s public session of the US congressional committee investigation of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol did not have a pre-announced theme. The name of its sole witness was not officially made public ahead of time, and even its date was not released until Monday. But former President Donald Trump … Read more

Judge strikes down law allowing non-citizens to vote in NYC | Courts News

The law would have allowed people with permanent residency and United States work authorization to vote in New York City elections. A judge in the US state of New York has struck down a law that would have allowed residents of New York City who are not citizens to vote in local elections. Judge Ralph … Read more

Why Boris Johnson may soon be out of a job? | Elections

Recent Conservative by-election defeats mean Johnson may soon join the long list of British PMs who lost power between the elections. On the face of it, the United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy, where general elections will determine who becomes prime minister and forms the government. This, at least, is the constitutional theory. The current … Read more

Double blow for UK’s Boris Johnson as he loses two key by-elections

Campaign posters in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, ahead of a key by-election triggered after Conservative MP Imran Ahmed Khan was convicted of sexually assaulting a minor. Daniel Harvey Gonzalez/In Pictures via Getty Images LONDON — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a double blow at the ballot box as his party lost two key parliamentary … Read more

Jan 6 panel lays out Trump pressure on Justice Dept – A timeline | Donald Trump News

Former US Justice Department officials have testified before the panel investigating the Capitol riot that former President Donald Trump pressured them to declare the results of the 2020 US election “corrupt” and threatened those who refused to go along with his plan. In the fifth public hearing this month on the January 6, 2021 attacks, … Read more

Colombia’s shift to the left: A new ‘pink tide’ in Latin America? | Elections

The sun is rising on a new day for Colombians, especially for those who Vice President-elect Francia Marquez calls the “nobodies”: women, Indigenous communities, Afro-Colombians, LGBTQ+, working class, disabled people and all the others who have been disproportionately impacted by poverty, state violence, discrimination and environmental destruction in the country. On Sunday, former Bogota Mayor … Read more

Jan 6 hearing highlights pressure on state election officials | US Elections 2020 News

In testimonies that occasionally became emotional, state officials who oversaw the 2020 election process in a number of crucial states described to the January 6 investigation committee a relentless campaign of pressure by Donald Trump, his associates, and his supporters to illegitimately overturn the results on the vote, based on false claims of fraud. Adam … Read more

Five key takeaways from January 6 US Capitol riot hearing | US Elections 2020 News

In its fourth hearing of the month, the congressional committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol featured emotional testimonies from witnesses who highlighted former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 elections. Trump – once again – was the main focus of the session on Tuesday, which examined his push … Read more