Two Nigerian soldiers have been killed and six others injured when Boko Haram militants attacked a military post near the Cameroon border, security sources say, days before rescheduled presidential elections.
Senior officials in the US government say that foreign states did not significantly influence the 2018 congressional elections, despite reports of hacking attempts leading up to the midterm elections in November.
The leader of UK’s opposition Labour Party has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to call general elections if she fails to go through the parliament next week with her controversial European Union withdrawal agreement.
Brazil’s newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday his election had freed the country from “socialism and political correctness,” and he vowed to tackle corruption, crime and economic mismanagement in Latin America’s largest nation.
The US dollar strength, oil prices and next year’s general elections will determine the rupee’s direction in the near-term, with fundamentals being supportive for the domestic currency over the next 6-12 months, said a report by Standard Chartered.
The European Union’s deputy chief executive hailed Democratic victories in the US midterm elections in comments that took a clear swipe at what he called “rudeness” and “racism” under President Donald Trump.
After suffering a humiliating defeat in blocking US President Donald Trump’s latest pick for the Supreme Court, Democrats now find themselves in a disadvantage against Republicans nearly two weeks before the November 6 congressional midterm elections.