Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple

World 11/25/18, 08:21

Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in northern India on Sunday renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a 16th century mosque was attacked and demolished by Hindu hard-liners in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence.The demonstrators chanted slogans demanding the building of the temple and waved ...

Election Day arrives: Voters render judgment on Trump era

Politics 11/06/18, 02:02

A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump's slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. With voters going to the polls Tuesday, nothing is certain. Anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in ...

Polish ruling populists take most seats in regional councils

Europe 10/25/18, 05:07

Poland's electoral commission says the ruling populist party, Law and Justice, has won 254 seats in regional councils in local elections last weekend, with 194 going to the key opposition coalition.The official results announced Thursday indicate that Law and Justice, which won national elections in 2015, remains the most popular ...

Iraq to swear in president after independent tapped to be PM

World 10/03/18, 04:07

Iraq's newly-elected president is set to be inaugurated a day after tapping an independent Shiite lawmaker for the post of prime minister.Barham Salih, a longtime Kurdish politician, is scheduled to take office on Wednesday, a day after being elected by parliament. Under an unofficial agreement dating back to the 2003 ...

Update: Shiite independent tapped to be next Iraqi PM

World 10/02/18, 16:30

The Latest on Iraq's election of a new president, a step toward forming a new government following May elections (all times local):11:15 p.m.Iraq's new president has tasked veteran Shiite politician Adel Abdul-Mahdi with forming a new government nearly five months after national elections were held.Abdul-Mahdi, who was tapped to be ...

Iraq elects new president in step toward forming government

World 10/02/18, 14:49

Iraq's parliament elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the country's new president on Tuesday, a step toward forming a new government nearly five months after national elections.State TV said Barham Salih, of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, won 220 votes out of the 273 lawmakers who attended Tuesday's session. He ...

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