Sessions: Nothing “improper” in meeting Russian ambassador
16 March 2017 | 4:51 am
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he never considered it improper to meet with the Russian ambassador during the presidential campaign, adding, "we didn't discuss politics or campaigns.
4 Mar 2019
Bernie Sanders has kicked off his 2020 US presidential campaign with a rally in New York City. The senator vowed to defeat Donald Trump, who he called "the most dangerous president in modern American history."
6 Apr 2019
Indian political parties are taking advantage of lax transparency regulations, black money and no limits on spending. Some parties have reportedly tried to win votes by offering cash prizes. Murali Krishnan reports.
24 Jul 2019
An HIV prevention project in South Africa has been hugely successful in raising awareness and reducing the number of cases.
23 Aug 2019
The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts.
10 Aug 2020
Elections in Uganda are scheduled for early 2021, and President Yoweri Museveni hopes for a sixth term in office. In a DW interview, his challenger Bobi Wine accuses the government of obstructing his election campaign.
10 Jan 2021
US President-elect Joe Biden blasts President Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Atlanta, Georgia for Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, on the eve of runoff races that will decide control of the Senate. "I don't know why he still wants the job," Biden says of Trump, "he doesn't want to do the work." Biden adds that a Democrat-controlled Senate would provide struggling Americans with $2,000 stimulus checks.
2 Mar 2022
A new opinion poll shows support for Emmanuel Macron at its highest level yet in round one of France's April presidential election. The reason for this boost might also explain why the incumbent president has not yet declared his candidacy: his role in the Ukraine crisis. In this special edition of France 2022: The Campaign, we examine how the Russian invasion of Ukraine has completely upended the French presidential campaign.
8 Mar 2022
South Korea's presidential candidates formally began campaigning on Tuesday. It's set to be the tightest race in 20 years between the two main parties. The two leading candidates have been dogged by scandals and are plagued with high disapproval ratings.
10 Apr 2022
The war in Ukraine is playing a major role in France's election campaigns. Support for President Macron has surged, although he's still facing competition from right-wing candidates.
15 Apr 2022
Just 10 days ahead of a runoff that will determine who will lead the European Union's second-largest economy for the next five years, opinion polls show incumbent President Emmanuel Macron is slightly ahead of his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. FRANCE 24's reporters Julia Kim and Florence Villeminot attended their latest rallies. Plus, our Campaign Commentator Angela Diffley delves into the latest referendum frenzy among the candidates.
7 Jun 2022
Ordinary citizens have been donating funds to help Ukraine's armed forces repel the Russian attackers. The money goes towards drones, aid kits, protective vests and much more.
20 Aug 2022
Far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and his left-leaning challenger Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have officially launched their campaigns for Brazil's most polarized presidential election in decades.
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We look at press reaction in the UK as Rupert Murdoch hands over the reigns to his media empire. In other news: the French media have varying takes on the pope's visit to Marseille. Also, a landmark decision in Brazil sets an important precedent for indigenous rights in the country. Finally, 90 South African schoolchildren are sent to hospital after eating cannabis-infused muffins.
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Aung San Suu Kyi is, for many, the face of the democracy movement in Myanmar. But some are looking beyond the civilian leader.
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Citing declining inflation and a strong rebound in economic activity, Ghana's central bank on Monday (September 25) held its interest rate at 30%.
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EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and Italy's premier Giorgia Meloni have visited a migrant center on Italy's southernmost island after a surge in the number of migrants arriving there.
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German police say 26 officers were among those injured after violence on the sidelines of an Eritrean event in Stuttgart. Tensions run deep within the diaspora over the eastern African nation's polarized politics.