Thursday, 30th November 2023


12 Nov
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.
28 Oct
The new note, which will be worth $11 or €10.2 officially, comes after consumer prices jumped by nearly 95% in the 12 months to the end of December.
14 Oct
The one thing almost everyone in Poland seems to agree on is that Sunday's elections are the most important the country has held since 1989 and the fall of communism. And they're on a knife-edge. The ruling nationalist Law and Justice party, known by its Polish acronym PiS, is aiming for a historic third term.
1 Sep
The vote for the largely ceremonial role is widely viewed as a test of support for the ruling People's Action Party.
23 Aug
Zimbabwe's opposition is seeking to unseat President Emmerson Mnangagw's ZANU-PF party, which has ruled since the country's independence in 1980.
5 Jun
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.
11 Mar
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.


7 hours ago
The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
7 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
8 hours ago
More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Indonesia by boat this month. They have been fleeing Bangladesh's overcrowded refugee camps where conditions have worsened.
8 hours ago
Thanks to a Constitutional Court ruling, Germany's federal budget for this year is now €60 billion short. But closing the gap with new loans is prohibited by the constitution.
9 hours ago
Over 250,000 have died in a single year just from pollution caused by fine particulate matter, with ozone and nitrogen-dioxide also claiming lives, a new EU report has found.
9 hours ago
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is welcoming some 200 business leaders to Hampton Court for a forum aimed at boosting foreign investment in the UK. Also, US holiday shoppers seek out deeper discounts as Black Friday continues its move online, and Meta faces accusations of courting users aged under 13 in a US federal lawsuit.