REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland has elected a female-majority parliament, a landmark for gender equality in the North Atlantic island nation, in a vote that saw centrist parties make the biggest gains.
SAN MARINO (AP) — Nearly complete returns show republic of San Marino votes overwhelmingly to legalize abortion.
At least four Palestinian gunmen were killed in shootouts with Israeli security forces during a sweeping West Bank arrest operation cracking down on the Islamic militant group Hamas on Sunday, the Israeli military said.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters appear to have decided by a clear margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, according to a projection after a national referendum on Sunday.
BERLIN (AP) — German vote: With Merkel leaving, exit poll shows chancellor’s Union bloc, center-left Social Democrats neck-and-neck.
Competent but low on charisma, Keir Starmer has yet to give British voters a clear reason to support the main opposition party, critics say.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson must do the “hard yards of diplomacy” if he wants any kind of success at the COP26 climate change conference in November, Ed Miliband, opposition Labour’s climate policy chief, said on Sunday.With just over a month until the world’s leaders meet in Glasgow for COP26, some politicians and campaigners fear the United Nations’ summit is about to throw away what is seen as a last chance to tackle the climate crisis before it is too late.Those fears were…
On the final day of the General Assembly’s most important annual gathering, no one is expected to speak for Myanmar, but the envoy of Afghanistan’s ousted government may yet take the podium.
Myanmar’s junta has denied suspending the internet in conflict-wracked regions, blaming a recent spate of data blackouts on anti-coup protesters who had destroyed military-owned communications towers.The Southeast Asian country has been in chaos since the military toppled Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in February, triggering huge democracy protests that security forces have sought to quell in bloody crackdowns.Some in the anti-coup movement formed local “people’s defence forces” in their…
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes recovered from a terrible start at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi to become the first Formula 1 driver to reach 100 wins after rain helped his cause in Sunday's closing laps.“It's taken a long time to get to 100 and at times, I wasn't sure it would come,” Briton Hamilton said after prevailing late on after leader Lando Norris had spun in the sudden rain.The seven-time world champion now leads the drivers' championship, two points ahead of Max Verstappen of Red Bull,…