Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit polls

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 17:16:40 -0400


Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president ...



Landslide election victory thrusts Ukrainian comedian into limelight

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:58:20 -0400


In a popular Ukrainian TV series, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way.



Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed Reuters journalists' appeal

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:50:41 -0400


Myanmar's Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday on an appeal of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, in a case that has raised questions about the country'...



Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:48:06 -0400


Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstruc...



Saudi Arabia, UAE to send $3 billion in aid to Sudan

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:34:46 -0400


Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said on Sunday they had agreed to send Sudan $3 billion worth of aid, throwing a lifeline to the country's new military leaders after protests led to the oust...



Sudanese protesters to escalate rallies, no longer recognize military council

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:07:54 -0400


Sudanese protest leaders on Sunday vowed to escalate demonstrations to confront the country's military rulers, as part of a widening campaign to push for the transfer of power to civilians.


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