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Opposition candidate wins Dominican Republic presidential poll

Opposition candidate wins Dominican Republic presidential poll

Opposition candidate Luis Abinader swept to victory in the Dominican Republic's presidential election, early results showed Monday, ending 16 years of unbroken rule by the Caribbean nation's center-left PLD party after voters braved a worsening coronavirus o

Macron picks new interior minister in cabinet revamp

Macron picks new interior minister in cabinet revamp

President Emmanuel Macron Monday replaced his embattled interior minister and shuffled other cabinet positions as he seeks a "new path" to see France through its worst economic crisis since World War II and win re-election.Bruised by the drubbing of his ruli

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador heads to Washington on Wednesday to talk trade with Donald Trump, against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the US leader's bid for re-electionIt will be Lopez Obrador's first foreign visit aft

Supreme Court rules US states can punish 'faithless electors'

Supreme Court rules US states can punish 'faithless electors'

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that US states have the right to remove and punish members of the Electoral College for not backing the presidential candidate whom they pledged to support.The unanimous ruling, which comes ahead of November's election between P

Polls open in Dominican Republic presidential election

Polls open in Dominican Republic presidential election

Polls opened Sunday in the Dominican Republic in elections for president and the legislature that are being held despite spiking coronavirus cases in the Caribbean country.Opposition leader Luis Abinader, who recently recovered from COVID-19, and ruling party

Croatia votes for new government as virus woes loom

Croatia votes for new government as virus woes loom

Croatians will choose a government to navigate the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in a general election on Sunday, after a campaign dominated by the health crisis.The pandemic has put the country's tourism-dependent economy on course for a contraction of nearly