The hero was once called a troublemaker, and far worse. In the past few days, as the country has paid homage to the great John Lewis, that fact has been important to remember. It’s the lens that focuses the praise.
The vote comes after the most violent day since July of youth-led protests that seek to rewrite the constitution, to remove Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha — a former junta leader — and to reform King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s monarchy.
The “Friends” star joined celebrities including Taylor Swift, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Legend, Billie Eilish and Dwayne Johnson in endorsing Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the upcoming US presidential election.
Imagine this scenario: It’s been weeks since Election Day, and in one state, it’s not clear which presidential candidate won. In an initial count, the Democrat won by roughly 100 votes.
More than 31 million people are eligible to vote in this stage. Polling centres opened at 9am in 13 of Egypt’s 27 provinces, including the capital Cairo and the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.
Sri Lanka on Thursday began counting votes for a parliament election which President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's party is widely expected to win, cementing his grip on power.
Alexander Lukashenko is due to begin his sixth term as the president of Belarus. According to government-sponsored exit polls, he obtained 80.2 per cent of the vote.
My 2020 presidential ballot came in the mail recently. I plucked it from the mailbox and held it nervously, the way you might hold a fragile heirloom or a baby or a bomb. So much power in such a small package. Handle with care.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two pivotal Brexit votes in the British parliament on Tuesday that will decide if he can deliver on his pledge to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union in just nine days time.