Tag: Presidential elections

Virginia GOP nominating contest confusion deepens

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RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia GOP appears to be headed back to the drawing board in its ongoing struggle to sort out how to...

Left-wing party wins Kosovo poll, needs ally to form cabinet

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PRISTINA, Kosovo — Final results from Kosovo’s Feb. 14 early general election released on Thursday showed that a left-wing party has garnered the the...

Sarkozy rules out French presidential run after conviction

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PARIS — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has ruled out running again for office next year, a day after a court found him guilty...

FIFA tours Africa, aims to hold sway in soccer election

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GENEVA — As the head of African soccer battles in court this week to stay on the ballot for re-election, FIFA president Gianni Infantino...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to his core election falsehoods

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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump clung to his core election falsehoods in his first post-presidential speech, wrongly blamed wind power for the catastrophic power failures...

Thousands flee rebel violence in Central African Republic

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BANGASSOU, Central African Republic — Monique Moukidje fled her home in Central African Republic’s town of Bangassou in January when rebels attacked with heavy...

EU extends Belarus, Lukashenko sanctions for a year

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BRUSSELS — The European Union on Thursday prolonged sanctions targeting dozens of Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko, for a year over allegations of...

Russia hosts new Kyrgyzstan leader on his 1st foreign trip

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MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hosted the newly elected president of Kyrgyzstan, voicing hope for political stability in the Central Asian...

Haiti’s president: despite coup attempts he backs democracy

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UNITED NATIONS — Haiti’s president blamed powerful oligarchs on Monday for seven attempts in his four-year term to overthrow Haiti’s democratic system, most recently...

Former foreign minister declared preliminary winner in Niger

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NIAMEY, Niger — Niger’s electoral commission said Tuesday that former foreign affairs minister Mohamed Bazoum has been elected president of the West African nation,...