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May 20, 2019

Politics

Trump says '100 percent' sure to seek reelection

Trump says '100 percent' sure to seek reelection

Not that there was much doubt, but President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is sure to seek a second term in 2020."Yes, 100 percent," Trump told Fox Business television in an interview due to air later in the day.Trump upended politics as usual in the Unite

Malaysia's Anwar returns to frontline politics in big poll win

Malaysia's Anwar returns to frontline politics in big poll win

Anwar Ibrahim won an overwhelming mandate in a parliamentary by-election Saturday, setting the stage for his return to frontline Malaysian politics and sealing the once-jailed opposition figure's remarkable resurrection.Winning the seat was a key requirement

Austria ex-chancellor quits politics, bid for top EU job

Austria ex-chancellor quits politics, bid for top EU job

Former Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern announced Saturday he would retire from politics, thereby also ending his bid to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as EU Commission president next year.Kern, who stepped down as head of the opposition Social Democrat (SPOe)

In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

Criticized by the White House for alleged interference in US politics, China has quietly blazed a path at the United Nations where it is, little by little, becoming one of the most influential members.At the Security Council, where China holds one of five perm

Florida governor's race: a microcosm of polarized US politics

Florida governor's race: a microcosm of polarized US politics

A charismatic black Democrat versus an anti-immigrant white Republican -- the race for the governorship of Florida in next month's US midterm elections is a microcosm of America's bitterly divided politics, and possibly a sign of things to come in 2020.Andre