Polls, politics and public opinion: Countdown to 2024 US election
12 November 2023 | 12:31 pm
With just one year to go before the US presidential election, polls aren't looking good for President Joe Biden, but Democrats are banking on safeguarding issues like abortion rights in order to keep the White House. The US president's approval rating has dropped to 39 percent; not the lowest it's ever been, but still a source of concern. In another poll, Biden is seen trailing Republican frontrunner Donald Trump in five key states.
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Too stylish for political party t-shirts and caps, some fashionistas in Nigeria are donning the colours and faces of their preferred candidates for a presidential election this month. Ahead of the Feb. 25 vote, political rallies have become catwalks for colourful printed fabrics twisted into elaborate dresses, tunics and headscarves.
A monthly survey of German voters finds they still support Ukraine but are disenchanted with the three-way coalition government. Ahead of International Women's Day they are lukewarm on the new feminist foreign policy.
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The Nigerian hip hop duo P-Square tell us how important it is to be vocal when it comes to politics in the country. The duo speak about how music plays a role in empowering the youth.
We take a look at papers' hopes for the upcoming presidential elections in Turkey. We also discuss cartoonists' takes on the coronation of King Charles III, as well as a "bitter pill to swallow" in Syria, and how the growing use of artificial intelligence is already hurting people in Kenya. Le Monde dives into fake protests orchestrated by Russian intelligence agencies.
Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
The World Economic Forum's summer meeting is bringing together decision-makers in Tianjin, China. Alongside topics like AI and biotech, the conversation has focused on whether business can ignore political tensions.
Traditional parties need to offer solutions to combat far-right fear mongering, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. His comments come after the AfD won its first governing post in Sonneberg last month.
Colonial looted art is finally being returned to its countries of origin. But new problems lie ahead, as former colonies now fear the return of looted art may take the place of a comprehensive reparation for colonial crimes.
There are now 145 days to the start of the African Cup of Nations for the senior team. Of course, Nigeria strikers talking about super strikers having top gear in Europe scoring goals, right, left front and center and now looking towards the tournament, we'll talk about their expectations for the season. What should these players be doing ahead of the tournament?
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