The Navy reservist battling to succeed Boris Johnson

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 03: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Penny Mordaunt, Secretary of State for Defense attends a service to recognize fifty years of continuous deterrent at sea at Westminster Abbey on May 3 , 2019 in London, England. The Duke of Cambridge has … Read more

Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris engage with donors

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris enter the Rose Garden to sign into law HR 55, the “Emmett Till Antilynching Act” during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, March 29, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden’s allies are quietly meeting with party officials and donors ahead of the … Read more

Trump election meddling grand jury subpoenas Georgia Rep. Jody Hice

Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., Walks down the House steps of the Capitol on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Bill Clark | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images A Georgia special grand jury that is investigating former President Donald Trump for possibly criminal interference in that state’s 2020 election issued a subpoena seeking testimony Tuesday from Rep. … Read more

UK leadership race turns Conservative Party colleagues into rivals

Conservative leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss during Britain’s Next Prime Minister: The ITV Debate at Riverside Studios on July 17, 2022 in London, England. Handout | Getty Images News | Getty Images The battle to become Britain’s next prime minister heated up over the weekend, as the five candidates vying to become Conservative … Read more

Italian PM Mario Draghi says he will resign as coalition government collapses

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrives for a press conference in Rome, Italy, on July 12, 2022. STR | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Mario Draghi on Thursday said he would quit as Italian prime minister, after a political party in his ruling coalition in Rome refused to participate in a confidence vote earlier … Read more

Japan PM lacks political capital to revise post-war constitution: Analyst

Voters cast a ballot at a polling location in the Minato District of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, July 10, 2022. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg | Getty Images Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida does not appear to have the “political capital” to revise the country’s historic post-war constitution despite securing a decisive win in the latest … Read more

Most Democrats want Biden not to run for president in 2024

US President Joe Biden delivers the commencement address during the graduation and commissioning ceremony at the US Naval Academy Memorial Stadium on May 27, 2022 in Annapolis, Maryland. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images A large majority of Democrats want someone other than President Joe Biden to be their party’s candidate for the White House in … Read more

Japan’s former PM Shinzo Abe dies from injuries after being shot

This 2016 photo shows then-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam’s Kilo Pier in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kent Nishimura | Getty Images Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister of Japan, has died after being shot while delivering a speech Friday. The Nara Medical University Hospital, where Abe was taken for medical treatment … Read more

Boris Johnson’s resignation starts the race to replace him as UK PM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves after making a statement at Downing Street in London, Britain, July 7, 2022. Peter Nicholls | Reuters LONDON – The race to replace outgoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is wide open. Johnson resigned as Conservative Party leader on Thursday, finally bowing to immense political pressure after an unprecedented … Read more