The office is a potential firewall against an out-of-control president and a historically corrupt New York State government.
The new prime minister will have to overcome deep political divisions to pursue economic reforms as the country’s debt payments come due.
The local government in an affluent part of England is out of cash, and others may follow. Its former leader blames funding cuts from London.
The country’s chief prosecutor, a close ally of ex-president Jacob Zuma, was told to step down, clearing the way for the Ramaphosa administration to take a tougher stance on graft.
It does still need some draining.
What began as a road-safety protest by middle-school and high-school students is now in its ninth day, met with escalating force by the government.
The retrial of Norman Seabrook, the ex-president of the New York City correction officers’ union, began Thursday. His last trial ended in a mistrial.
The spectacular climb of David Mabuza, the country’s new deputy president, included siphoning off money from schools and other public services to amass enormous power, officials say.
A man’s decision to cooperate with prosecutors in a case that has already resulted in the arrests of 16 people could be a turning point for corruption investigations in Argentina.
“We’re the laughingstock of the world,” President Trump said during a 40-minute news conference with Giuseppe Conte, the visiting Italian prime minister.
In a tweet, the president said he would be willing to shut down the government if Democrats do not give him money for his border wall.
Swing parties are coalescing around Imran Khan, the cricket star whose political party won Pakistan’s elections, paving the way for him to ascend to the premiership.
Hun Sen, the longtime prime minister, has worked hard to control the election, even as he flouts the rules of democracy.
Mr. Silver, 74, had been convicted in May of federal corruption charges, after an earlier conviction was overturned.
Wednesday’s ruling on our suit against the president makes clear that he may be violating the Constitution.
Baba Ramdev built a business empire out of mass yoga camps and ayurvedic products. But is his pious traditionalism a mask for darker forces?
A federal judge ruled that the case, which argues that Mr. Trump is improperly benefiting from his company’s Washington hotel, should be allowed to proceed.
As the first daughter folds her fashion brand, a to-do list.
After years prowling the margins of politics, Imran Khan is knocking on the gates of power.