Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Kim Jong Un lookalike disrupts Australian election campaign

SYDNEY (AP) — A man impersonating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday disrupted the Australian election campaign when he burst into an event that Prime Minister Scott Morrison was attending with...

Chile's Boric attempts relaunch as honeymoon ends abruptly

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Gabriel Boric of Chile is attempting to relaunch an administration that has plunged in popularity less than two months since he made headlines around the world for bec...

Early voting begins ahead of Australia's May 21 election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Early voting began Monday in Australia’s federal election with the opposition party hoping the first ballots will reflect its lead over the government in opinion polls. ...

Philippines votes for new president, prospect of Marcos revival looms

Polls opened in the Philippines on Monday in the country's most divisive presidential election in decades, with the prospect of a once-unthinkable return to rule of the Marcos family, 36 years aft...

UK votes in local polls dominated by cost-of-living crisis

LONDON (AP) — People in Britain voted Thursday in local elections that will decide the makeup of local authorities across the country — and possibly the fate of embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson....

Factbox: Marcos and Robredo lead field ahead of Philippine presidential vote

Philippine presidential candidates will wrap up campaigning this week ahead of the May 9 election, in a contest that has shaped into a two-way race between the clear favourite Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and...

Germany's Scholz: 'Western Balkans belong in Europe'

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday voiced his support for Serbia and Kosovo in their aspirations to join the European Union, as the leaders of both Balkan countries pledged to push forward wit...

Sinn Fein eyes historic win in Northern Ireland election

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Ever since Northern Ireland was founded as a Protestant-majority state a century ago, its governments have been led by unionist politicians who defined themselves as B...

What political newcomer Robert Golob's election win means for Slovenia

"The message of this election is clear: Voters said 'no' to the policy of the previous government," Tanja Staric, a political commentator and host on RTV Slovenia, told DW. With alm...

Ukraine-Russia war: Greek government and public don't see eye to eye

Maria still can't believe Russia's President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine. The 29-year-old Muscovite, who wishes to stay anonymous, has been living in the northern Greek metr...

France's youngest president wins again, troubles and all

PARIS (AP) — In just five years as France's president, Emmanuel Macron has gone from a young newbie in politics to a key world player and weighty decision-maker in the European Union who has been deep...

Opposition wins Slovenia vote, defeating right-wing populist

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An opposition liberal party convincingly won Sunday's parliamentary election in Slovenia, according to early official results, in a major defeat for populist Prime Minister ...

Macron vs Le Pen: France votes in tense presidential runoff

France voted in a presidential runoff election Sunday with repercussions for Europe’s future, with centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron the front-runner but fighting a tough challenge from far-rig...

France's presidential rivals: Key moments, private lives

PARIS (AP) — As French voters elect a president Sunday, they are choosing between two visions of France — and two very different people. Here is a look at the two candidates: ...

Macron or Le Pen: France faces stark choice for president

PARIS, April 24 (Reuters) - The French vote on Sunday in an election that will decide whether pro-European Union, centrist President Emmanuel Macron keeps his job or is unseated by far-right euroscept...