Held two weeks after Beijing imposed a controversial national security law on the semi-autonomous territory, voters defied warnings the primaries could be in breach of the new legislation as it outlaws interference and disruption of duties by the local government. … [Read more...] about Hongkongers defy security law to vote in democracy party primaries
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“The beauty of Tucker Carlson as a candidate, and it was the beauty of Donald Trump too as a candidate early on, was the more the cancel culture attacks him, the more they try to go after him, take food out of his family’s mouth, the stronger he becomes with voters,” said Nunberg. … [Read more...] about ‘His hatred is infectious’: Tucker Carlson, Trump’s heir apparent and 2024 candidate?
The apparent change by Nigeria, which is a rotating member of the council, came after both the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, and the US secretary of state, John Kerry, phoned the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, to ask him not to support the resolution. … [Read more...] about US and Israeli intervention led UN to reject Palestinian resolution
PiS won power in 2015 and embarked on an agenda that has mixed rightwing populist rhetoric on social and cultural issues with increased government spending. Duda has been a loyal ally, signing off on almost all of the PiS legislative programme, as the government has been accused of democratic backsliding and weakening the rule of law by European officials and civil society organisations. … [Read more...] about Poland set for ‘dirty’ political campaign before presidential run-off
Tavares said the outcome of Brexit talks would partly determine Ellesmere Port’s fate, and he acknowledged that the Luton decision remained a risk ahead of an exit deal. But he said: “The world is total chaos. If you wait for everyone to decide it is the right time to invest, the only thing you can be sure about is it is too late, so you have to take some risk.” … [Read more...] about Vauxhall’s Luton plant to increase production despite Brexit fears