A greater representation of women in the government is bad news for corruption, according to a new study published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization by researchers Chandan Jha of Le Moyne College and Sudipta Sarangi of Virginia Tech.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has again urged leaders of Catalonia to form a new administration that could function and be viable, hinting that his government in Madrid may reject a future regional cabinet that includes jailed leaders of an outlawed independence movement.
The 10 percent growth in Iran-Singapore trade ties during March 21-November 21, 2017, compared to the figure for the same period of the preceding year, shows that both governments are focused on expanding economic relations.
Egypt has warned foreign journalists about the consequences of the “non-professional” coverage of the presidential election in the North African country, where incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is headed toward a landslide victory in what has been effectively a one-man show.
Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in restaurants, embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke.
Thousands have taken to the streets of Brussels, the heart of the European Union, in protest at the Belgian government’s refugee policy, calling on authorities to adopt a more ‘humane’ approach in dealing with ‘those without papers.’
Egypt has frozen the assets of leading government critic Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, arrested earlier this month over alleged links to exiled members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, the prosecution said Sunday.