US President Donald Trump yesterday revelled in the victory of one of his supporters in a congressional special election, even after the man physically attacked a journalist on the eve of the vote.
Despite his advancing years and increasing frailty, 93-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe shows few signs of losing his love for foreign travel, a predilection that is costing his cash-strapped country dear.
A Zambian court yesterday allowed opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema to challenge the prosecution over moving his treason case to the high court for trial in a case that has stoked political tension months after contested elections.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will participate in the Election Commission’s challenge on June 3 to test the credibility of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).
Marking the third anniversary of the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated the country’s longest river bridge - the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge over the Brahmaputra river in Assam — and dedicated it to the people of the nation.
Violent protests broke out yesterday in Bangladesh over the removal of a controversial justice statue deemed “un-Islamic” by religious hardliners from outside the Supreme Court, a move its creator said marked a victory for Islamists.