Putin Approval Dips For First Time After Ukraine Invasion

Putin Approval Dips For First Time After Ukraine Invasion For the first time since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has dipped...

Bank Buys Bitcoin in Kazakhstan, Country to Develop Crypto Exchange. It make niiice

Eurasian Bank and the Kazakhstan-based crypto exchange Intebix have reported conducting what they presented as the first crypto-related transaction in the country. Kazakhstan’s leadership has...

New Zealand marks Queen Elizabeth's passing on national day of mourning

SYDNEY - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern led a state memorial service for Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, saying the Pacific nation has had "a deep connection" with her as New Zealand paid tribute to...

Factbox-Potential flashpoints in Italy's new rightist coalition

ROME - Italy's rightist alliance looks sure to win a parliamentary majority following Sunday's election, but its three main parties have different positions in important areas, which could hobble...

Nationalist Meloni set to smash Italy's glass ceiling, become premier

By Crispian Balmer ROME - In 2019, Giorgia Meloni made a speech that came to define her: "I am Giorgia, I am a woman, I am a mother, I am Italian, I am a Christian, and you can't take that away...

Vanuatu becomes first country to call for global treaty to phase out fossil fuels at UNGA

The president of the Pacific island of Vanuatu has become the first head of state to make a call for a global treaty to phase out the use of fossil fuels. 'We call for the development of a fossil...

EXPLAINER: Italian election only part of picking government

ROME (AP) — Sunday’s parliamentary election will determine who governs next in Italy. But it might take weeks before a coalition government is actually in place to run the major industrial economy...

St. Kitts and Nevis considers dropping the monarchy after queen's death

St. Kitts and Nevis is one of seven Caribbean island countries, and 14 total overseas territories, where King Charles III now reigns as head of state. But Foreign Minister Denzil Douglas tells...

What's next for King Charles?

With Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest on Monday after 10 days of national mourning, the United Kingdom now moves forward, a new monarch at the helm: King Charles III. Over the next several months,...

Khmer Rouge tribunal ending work after 16 years, 3 judgments

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal on Thursday rejected the appeal of a genocide conviction by the communist group’s last surviving leader in what is expected...

Can Britain's King Charles fill his treasured mother's shoes?

By Michael Holden and Kate Holton LONDON - Teenager Olivia Burch waited for hours in a queue with other mourners to pay a final tribute to Queen Elizabeth as her body lay in state. But despite...

Which Countries Still Have A Monarchy?

Which Countries Still Have A Monarchy? In the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s death, the question of monarchy is brought sharply into focus. However, as Visual Capitalist's Avery Koop...

Queen's death shines spotlight on wrongs suffered by indigenous people

Greens senator Lidia Thorpe labelled Queen Elizabeth II a "colonising queen" Thorpe: "I had to swear my allegiance to a colonising power that has caused so much harm to our people" "It was like...

Queen's death shines spotlight on wrongs suffered by indigenous people

By Praveen Menon and Anna Mehler Paperny SYDNEY/TORONTO - When newly elected indigenous Australian parliamentarian Lidia Thorpe took her oath to office last month, she raised her fist above her...

Sudan generals agree in principle to civilians naming prime minister, head of state

CAIRO - Sudan's military leaders agreed on the appointment of a prime minister and head of state by civilian political forces, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo said in a statement on Friday,...

Who is going to win the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize?

The winner of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Oct. 7 in Oslo. Since 1901, this honor has been awarded 102 times to 137 Nobel Prize laureates, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

King Charles and siblings to hold vigil by late queen's coffin

By Michael Holden and Alistair Smout LONDON - King Charles will be joined by his siblings to mount a silent vigil at the coffin of his late mother Queen Elizabeth on Friday as thousands of...

What's next for Commonwealth countries after Queen Elizabeth's death

The passing of Queen Elizabeth II — and the ascent of King Charles III to the throne — comes as several Commonwealth nations are re-evaluating their relationship to the British monarchy.The big...

Lebanese cheer as their dancers win America's Got Talent

BEIRUT (AP) — The news of a Lebanese dance group winning the TV competition show America’s Got Talent brought a rare moment of joy on Thursday to many in this crisis-hit Mideast country.Mayyas, an...

Australian PM supports Charles continuing climate advocacy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said King Charles III continuing to advocate for climate change action in his new apolitical role as monarch would be...

More Canadians see monarchy as 'outdated' but political risks block change

By Steve Scherer OTTAWA - A growing number of Canadians do not want a foreign monarch to represent them despite deep historical ties to Britain and affection for the queen, but risks that come...

Canada makes Queen's funeral day a holiday for fed employees

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Sept. 19 will be a holiday so that federal employees can mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral. Trudeau...

Pope arrives in Kazakhstan, says 'always ready' for China visit

By Philip Pullella NUR-SULTAN - Pope Francis said on Tuesday he was willing to go to China at any time but had "no news" to offer over speculation he might meet Chinese President Xi Jinping while...

King Charles III Could Face Monarchy Revolt by These Nations

One commenter said many countries had retained the British monarch as head of state so as not to offend the late queen.

Timeline: The Royal Funeral & Crowning A New King

Timeline: The Royal Funeral & Crowning A New King The death of Queen Elizabeth II of England has not only caused an outpouring of condolences as many in the UK and the world are...

King Charles III proclaimed Papua New Guinea head of state

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The leaders of Papua New Guinea held a ceremony Tuesday to honor the late Queen Elizabeth II and proclaim King Charles III as the country’s new head of state....

New Zealand may become a republic but not anytime soon, Ardern says

SYDNEY - New Zealand will not actively take any measures to become a republic in the short-term after the death of Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, though she expects the...

After queen's death, Commonwealth countries revive debate on monarch as head of state

Independent nations such as Australia and Antigua and Barbuda will vote on whether to remove King Charles as head of state.

Which countries will King Charles III reign over?

Accession of King Charles III has led to renewed calls in Caribbean nations to remove the monarch as head of state.

Ageing 'giant' Berlusconi seeks lead role at Italy's election

By Gavin Jones ROME - Shrugging off old age, ill-health, sex scandals and a criminal conviction, Silvio Berlusconi is in the thick of yet another Italian election campaign as the four-times prime...

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