Slovenia set for 2nd round presidential election

Presidential candidate Anze Logar (right) and former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa shake hands as they wait for the first official results of the presidential election, in Ljubljana, on Oct 23, 2022. (JURE MAKOVEC / AFP) LJUBLJANA - Slovenia is due to hold the second round of presidential election on...

Zelensky outlines key challenges for Ukraine

This handout photograph taken and released by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Service on Sept 30, 2022, shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky leading a meeting of the National Security and Defence Council in Kiev. (HANDOUT / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) KIEV - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday outlined...

Kenya’s Ruto declared winner in presidential election

William Ruto(left), and his deputy Rigathi Gachagwa, show the certificate after the announcement in the presidential race at the Centre in Bomas, Nairobi, Kenya, on Aug 15, 2022. (SAYYID ABDUL AZIM / AP) NAIROBI - Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has won the presidential election, the electoral commission chairman announced...

Kenya election: Ruto pulls ahead as tempers fray

Pedestrians walk in a street next to a billboard of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and presidential candidate for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and Kenya Kwanza political coalition, in Eldoret, on Aug 13, 2022. (SIMON MAINA / AFP) NAIROBI - Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has edged ahead in...

French presidential runoff kicks off between Macron, Le Pen

Pedestrians walk past campaign posters of French President and La Republique en Marche party candidate for re-election Emmanuel Macron (left) and French far-right party Rassemblement National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Eguisheim, eastern France, on April 21, 2022. (SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP) PARIS - The 2022 French presidential runoff...

Russia imposes sanctions on Biden, other top US officials

This photo combo shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and US President Joe Biden (PHOTO/XINHUA) MOSCOW/KYIV/NEW YORK – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday announced sanctions on top US officials, including US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.  Peace talks resumed Ukrainian...