Paul Ryan, US House Speaker, announces he won’t seek re-election and retire in January – Donald Trump’s America

Paul Ryan, US House Speaker, announces he won’t seek re-election and retire in January – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 12, 2018 05:53:39 US House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek re-election in November and will retire in January after serving his full term. Key points: Mr Ryan says he’s leaving with strong accomplishments There’s concern Republicans will struggle to retain the House in …

Russian pollster ‘censoring’ itself as Vladimir Putin’s re-election approaches

Russian pollster ‘censoring’ itself as Vladimir Putin’s re-election approaches

Posted March 16, 2018 14:10:30 Photo: Vladimir Putin is expected to win the election with more than 70 per cent of the vote. (AP: Yuri Kadobnov) The Russian presidential election campaign is entering its final days. The nation is being widely blamed for attacking a former spy in England with …

Egypt election: President Sisi’s re-election looms as contenders arrested, withdraw from the race

Egypt election: President Sisi’s re-election looms as contenders arrested, withdraw from the race

By Walt Curnow in Cairo Posted March 18, 2018 08:36:39 Photo: Supporters of President Sisi have draped Cairo’s streets with banners in the election lead up. (Supplied: Hamada Elrasam) Egyptians are readying to vote in presidential elections in a week’s time, just over seven years after mass protests ousted strongman …

Vladimir Putin’s re-election also marks four years since he annexed Crimea

Vladimir Putin’s re-election also marks four years since he annexed Crimea

Updated March 20, 2018 15:14:12 Photo: People attend a rally marking the fourth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. (Reuters: Maxim Shemetov) On Sunday, March 18, Vladimir Putin was elected to rule Russia as president for a further six years. But the date also marked the fourth anniversary …

Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election, leaders look to meet soon – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election, leaders look to meet soon – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 21, 2018 10:03:20 Video: A spokeswoman said Donald Trump’s call to Vladimir Putin was protocol (Photo: Reuters) (ABC News) United States President Donald Trump has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and has said they will likely meet soon as relations between the two countries grow …