Recent News Headlines : Politics

ACTIVIST HUSAM-AL ABDALLAT ACCUSED OF DEFAMATION


A government official told Al Jazeera on condition of anonymity that Abdallat had crossed many red lines because of his activism... READ MORE

21st May, 2017 116

MEET CIUDADANOS: THE PARTY DREAMING OF A SPANISH REMAKE OF MACRON'S SUCCESS


Ciudadanos, is the Spanish 'En Marche' That is why Emmanuel Macron's victory in France was seen as a significant event by Ciudadanos... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 90

EMMANUEL MACRON RACES TO TRAIN WOULD-BE MPS


Emmanuel Macron rallied his amateur army of would-be MPs on Saturday hours before his investiture as France's eighth and youngest president... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 189

AN EX-BULLFIGHTER AND A MATHEMATICIAN WHO LIKES SPIDERS AMONG EN MARCHE'S 400+ CANDIDATES


Valls has declared his Socialist Party dead and sought to join forces with Macron... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 45

MACRON'S PARTY ANNOUNCES ITS PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES. HALF ARE POLITICAL NEOPHYTES.


Read more Macron defeated Le Pen in France's presidential election... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 180

FRANCE'S MACRON ANNOUNCES GENDER EQUAL LIST OF POLITICAL OUTSIDERS


The party of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has selected a diverse list of 428 candidates for parliamentary elections next month... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 3227

NATIONAL FRONT'S MARION MARECHAL-LE PEN STEPS AWAY FROM POLITICS, FOR NOW


Fillon ultimately finished third to Macron and Marine Le Pen after his run was crippled by scandal... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 301

ANALYSIS | WHAT THE FRENCH ELECTION HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT TRUMP AND U.S. POLITICS


France and the United States have vastly different political systems, cultures and parties... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 1773

PROTESTERS & POLICE FIGHT IN CENTRAL PARIS DURING POST-VOTE DEMONSTRATION (PHOTOS, VIDEO)


Grosse presence policiere a la manif contre la politique social du president elu Macron... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 201

WHAT NOW FOR MACRON? JIHADI THREAT AND ECONOMIC WOES MEAN NO HONEYMOON


Every new French leader wants to contrast the style of the president who went before... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 1041

WHO IS FRANCE'S PRESIDENT-ELECT EMMANUEL MACRON? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW


French President-elect Emmanuel Macron holds hands with his wife Brigitte during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 1647

EMMANUEL MACRON'S IRRESISTIBLE CHARM


The thing about Emmanuel Macron is that, in the end, everyone gives way to the charm... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 2080

EMMANUEL MACRON EMERGES WINNER OF FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL RACE


Emmanuel Macron graduated from one of the world's most prestigous public administration universities... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 2544

MACRON IS EN ROUTE TO THE ELYSEE, BUT MAY FIND IT HARD TO GOVERN


Francois Bayrou, 65 Veteran centrist and leader of MoDem, whose early support for Macron boosted the election campaign... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 2429

EMINEM IN WAR OF WORDS WITH NZ PARTY


Titled Eminem Esque, the track has the familiar urgent, pulsing beat of Eminem's song... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 0

EMINEM SUES NEW ZEALAND RULING PARTY OVER HIT SONG


US rapper Eminem is suing New Zealand's ruling political party over a music track it used for a campaign ad... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 0

ANALYSIS | WHAT DO WE BETTER UNDERSTAND ABOUT THE WORLD BECAUSE OF WILL H. MOORE?


Recently, the community of political scientists suffered the loss of Will H. Moore, a professor at Arizona State University... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 329

OVER-THE-TOP POLITICAL CORRUPTION CASE ENRAGES MEXICANS


As power was decentralized from the federal government in Mexico City, state capitals became destinations for ambitious politicians, Estevez said... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 1385

FRENCH ELECTION TURNS DIRTY AT DRYER FACTORY


Ms. Le Pen is using this for political ends, because she's going to harangue political activists in a car park, Macron said... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 134

WHOEVER WINS FRANCE'S PRESIDENCY WILL STILL FACE A BIG CHALLENGE


Centrist newcomer Emmanuel Macron and far-right rival Marine Le Pen both aim to capture the lower house of Parliament in June's legislative elections... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 153

FRENCH VOTERS FACE CHOICE BETWEEN HOPE AND FEAR IN RUNOFF FOR PRESIDENCY


Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen offer starkly different visions, but Macron may win because voters fear the alternative... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 1394

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS HONE BRANDING WITH BAGGY SWEATERS, BESPOKE SUITS


Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen favours sombre suits as she evokes threats against France and takes a hard line on security and immigration... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 10

IN FRENCH ELECTION, EMMANUEL MACRON IS IN AN UNUSUAL POSITION


Macron has begun a new political movement, En Marche!, which means Forward or Onward, that draws from both sides of the political spectrum... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1

IN BID TO PROJECT BEST-DRESSED IMAGE, FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS HONE BRANDING


Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen favors somber suits as she evokes threats against France and takes a hard line on security and immigration... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 2

PARAGUAY'S YOUTH MOBILIZE AGAINST PRESIDENT: 'ANGER NEEDS TO BE ORGANISED'


Most of the Colorado party is behind Cartes's drive to pass re-election... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 578

1626FACTORY WORKER CREATES SPARKS AT FRENCH ELECTION DEBATE


Ms Le Pen, who claimed to be persecuted politically, said she is protected by parliamentary immunity as a member of the European Parliament... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 0

FRESH EVIDENCE THE RUSSIA 'SCANDAL' IS A TEAM OBAMA OPERATION


The motive for that was supposedly to prevent Team Trump from burying it all once it took over... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 49844

U.S. POLITICS A DETERRENT FOR TRAVELERS, ADDING TO SLOWDOWN IN TOURISM, SURVEY SHOWS


Some international travelers are citing politics as a factor in whether to visit the U.S. this year, according to survey research by the tourism marketing... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 0

PRO-CHRISTIAN MP SEEKS MAJOR PROBE INTO RUSSIAN FREEMASON GROUPS


At some point freemasons attempted to influence Russian politics, albeit with very limited success... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 497

FRENCH POLITICAL SYSTEM FIGHTS FOR SURVIVAL AS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN BEGINS


Fifteen years ago, when the Jean-Marie Le Pen made it to the final round of the 2002 election, it was a political earthquake... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 249

Trending News Headlines : Politics

TRUMP IS THE U.S.'S FIRST LATIN AMERICAN PRESIDENT


But Latin America has largely moved on from its populist demagogues... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 31449

POLITICAL APPS ARE ALL THE RAGE IN TRUMP ERA


Countable, one of the largest political apps, has flourished since the election... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 25469

ICELAND, A LAND OF VIKINGS, BRACES FOR A PIRATE PARTY TAKEOVER


The Pirates are riding on that wave, said Ragnheithur Kristjansdottir, a political history professor at the University of Iceland... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 15400

ALEXANDRE BISSONNETTE'S JOURNEY FROM MODERATE CONSERVATIVE TO EXTREMIST TROLL


Identified with far right Bissonnette grew up in Cap-Rouge, a suburb southwest of Quebec City, where his parents still live... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 8080

WA ONE NATION CANDIDATE BRANDS SINGLE MUMS 'LAZY AND UGLY'


Earlier this week Pauline Hanson said she wouldn't let rogue candidates destroy the ambitions she has for One Nation... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 7436

FIGHTING A DEEP STATE OR ATTACKING CIVIL SERVANTS


This tit-for-tat cycle, scholars say, risks substantially weakening both Mr. Trump and government institutions... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 6559

FAR-RIGHT CANDIDATE CONCEDES IN AUSTRIA'S PRESIDENTIAL VOTE


The Austrian vote was a replay of elections in May, in which Hofer narrowly lost by 31,000 votes... READ MORE

4th December, 2016 6176

THE PODEMOS REVOLUTION: HOW A SMALL GROUP OF RADICAL ACADEMICS CHANGED EUROPEAN POLITICS | GILES TREMLETT


Demonstrators gather near Madrid's Puerta del Sol for a March for Change organised by Podemos in January... READ MORE

31st March, 2015 5324

EMMANUEL MACRON: THE FRENCH OUTSIDER WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT


The best way to understand Emmanuel Macron is to know that what determines him is freedom, liberty... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 4545

WORLD WAR THREE IS NOW A 'SERIOUS THREAT', PROMINENT HISTORIAN WARNS


I think a world war is absolutely a serious threat, he said in an interview with Sky News... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 3567

LEFT-WING PARTY IN MADRID MASS RALLY


Bangkok post buoyed by greek vote spain's podemos calls mass rally 6 hrs ago... READ MORE

31st January, 2015 3473

HONG KONG PRO-DEMOCRACY LEADER DEPORTED FROM THAILAND


Joshua Wong has boarded Hong Kong Airlines HX772 earlier from Bangkok, Thailand, en route back to Hong Kong... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 2504

TRUMP MAY NOT WIN, BUT HE'S NOT GOING AWAY


The Republican Party also may well embrace Trumpist policies for years... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 2304

FIGHT TO IMPEACH BRAZILS LEADER TEARS AT FABRIC OF DAILY LIFE


Alarmed by the surge in social strife, some Brazilians have taken a hard line on political chatter... READ MORE

16th April, 2016 1791

WHY I WILL BE JOINING THE MILLION MASK MARCH ON 5TH NOVEMBER


The Million Mask March is a chance for the world to see our fight that continues day after day online... READ MORE

5th November, 2016 1606

WHY TRUMP SHOULDN'T FIRE PREET BHARARA


The Trump administration dropped a political bombshell late Friday as all 46 holdover United States attorneys were ordered to immediately resign -- including New York's political-corruption-busting ..... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 1188

HOW ISLANDS OF HONESTY CAN CRUSH A SYSTEM OF CORRUPTION


After the Sewol disaster, Ms. Park promised to attack the layers of corruption that had contributed to it... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 1080

HOW DO YOU CHANGE A MACHO PARLIAMENT? TALK ABOUT THE REALITY OF RAPE


Feminists have tugged apart this false dichotomy, and yet women remain underrepresented in mainstream politics... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 982

GERMANY MAY BE EUROPEAN STALWART AGAINST AUTHORITARIAN POPULISM, SURVEY SUGGESTS


Die Welt reported that unlike in some other nations, support for authoritarian populism in Germany was confined to the right wing of the political spectrum... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 850

A NEW TYPE OF POLITICS COULD HELP PREVENT CLIMATE DISASTER


Post-Brexit we can expect little of the UK government on sufficient and clear climate action... READ MORE

9th September, 2016 849

GERMAN ANTI-IMMIGRATION PARTY SEEKS NEW GAINS IN BERLIN


In the last federal election in 2013, the AfD narrowly missed the 5 percent vote threshold for entering the Bundestag, Germany's national parliament... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 809

FRANA?OIS FILLON, FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL, FACES INQUIRY OVER PAYMENTS TO WIFE


This could be painful to Fillon, fairly damaging, Gerard Grunberg, a political scientist at Sciences-Po, the prestigious political science institute, said Wednesday in an interview... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 723

IS GOD THE PROBLEM WITH AMERICAN POLITICS?


Centuries of bloodshed over God finally persuaded Europeans to extricate religion from political life... READ MORE

25th November, 2014 659

PRO-REFORM JORDAN GROUP CRITICISES DETENTIONS


His lawyer said he would have to wait until Tuesday to meet his client to find out what happened... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 638

NIGEL FARAGE NAMED 'BRITON OF THE YEAR'


The Times names Nigel Farage as Briton of the year... READ MORE

29th December, 2014 573

SARKOZY MOUNTS WHAT HE HOPES IS A COMEBACK IN FRANCE


Yet in a France under terrorist threat, Nicolas Sarkozy may be the man of the moment in a presidential race picking up steam... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 550

COMMENT: PAULINE HANSON, THE MEDIA AND PARIS


Particular media organisations, through their almost immediate deployment of far-right politician Pauline Hanson, emerged as the biggest cynics of all... READ MORE

16th November, 2015 539

IS GOD THE PROBLEM WITH AMERICAN POLITICS?


Centuries of bloodshed over God finally persuaded Europeans to extricate religion from political life... READ MORE

22nd November, 2014 492

AUSTRIAN FAR-RIGHT PARTY'S TRIUMPH IN PRESIDENTIAL POLL COULD SPELL TURMOIL


Freedom party's Norbert Hofer, who won 36 percent of vote, has threatened to dissolve parliament before 2018 elections... READ MORE

25th April, 2016 460


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