Putin, Biden to hold online meeting on Ukraine Tuesday

US President Joe Biden (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. (DENIS BALIBOUSE/POOL VIA XINHUA) WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a video call on Tuesday, with the two leaders set to...

Bolsonaro’s foe in virus approach eyes Brazil presidency

President of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party Bruno Araujo (left), Sao Paulo Governor and elected presidential candidate for the party for next year's elections Joao Doria (centre) and Rio Grande do Sul Governor Eduardo Leite (right) gesture after announcing the result of the election that chose the presidential candidate for...

Bulgarians vote in run-off presidential election

This combo picture created on Nov 18, 2021, shows Bulgaria's incumbent President Rumen Radev (right) and Anastas Gerdjikov (left), independent presidential candidate backed by Bulgaria's center-right ruling GERB party, prior a TV election debate in Sofia, which takes place on Nov 18, 2021. (NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP) SOFIA - Bulgarians...

Biden bans Nicaragua officials from entering US

This handout picture released by the Nicaraguan presidency showing Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega (left) waving at supporters during the commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the death of one of the founders of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) guerrilla, Carlos Fonseca, in Managua, on November 8, 2021, as his...

Bulgaria holds third election in a year

Bulgaria's incumbent President Rumen Radev casts his ballot to vote for the first-round of the presidential election and the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Sofia on Nov 14, 2021. (NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP) Bulgarians are voting again in their third general elections this year under abysmal conditions. The...

Portuguese president announces to dissolve parliament

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa addresses the nation at the Belem Palace in Lisbon, Portugal on Nov 4, 2021. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Thursday announced decisions to dissolve the parliament and hold new general elections on Jan 30, 2022. (PEDRO FIUZA / XINHUA) LISBON - Portuguese President Marcelo...

EU urges Tunisia’s president to reopen parliament

Handout photo released by the Tunisian presidency's press service shows President Kais Saied announcing the formation of a new government in Tunis on Oct 11, 2021. (TUNISIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) BRUSSELS - The European Union on Tuesday called on Tunisia's President Kais Saied to restore the democratic order in his...