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Why Protesters Are Boycotting Algeria’s Elections Today

Algeria is pressing ahead with elections on Thursday despite almost 10 months of mass demonstrations against its political system, near blanket opposition from non-governmental organizations, and the expectation that millions of Algerians will decline to vote. On Dec 12. Algerians have the option to select one of five candidates approved by Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader…

House Panel Debates Impeachment Articles in Bid to Complete Charges Against Trump

The House Judiciary Committee opened a two-day markup session to debate two articles before they are sent to the full House for a vote.VideotranscripttranscriptJudiciary Committee Speaks on Articles of ImpeachmentThe chairman, Representative Jerrold Nadler, and the ranking Republican, Representative Doug Collins, began an evening session of debate on the two articles of impeachment against President…

Withering Criticism of F.B.I. as Watchdog Presents Russia Inquiry Findings

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the Justice Department’s inspector general recounted egregious problems with wiretap files.The Justice Department inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, debunked President Trump’s accusations that the F.B.I. conspired to overthrow his presidency, but also said that serious errors he found in court filings meant his report was no exoneration.Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for…

Why this UK election is a huge deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption The personalities of Corbyn and Johnson have dominated the campaign As British voters prepare to head to the polls for a defining general election – the third in four years – they face a difficult choice, involving two unpopular leaders. Or as Nick Boles, a former Conservative MP, views it,…

Republicans Turn Up Heat on Gordon Sondland in Impeachment Hearing

Congressional Republicans on Monday continued their attack against Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump – and this time, it involved one of their own. At multiple points in Monday’s judiciary hearing, Republicans took pains to build skepticism around the testimony of European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland, a Trump political appointee and a key actor…

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