Former President Sarkozy Charged Over Alleged Illegal Financing
A ceasefire broken, hundreds dead and two of the world’s largest military powers backing opposite sides, the conflict in the Nagorno – Karabakh region of Azerbaijan is quickly spiralling into one of the worst ongoing conflicts in the world. Nationalist sentiments and proxy scheming abound. A ballistic missile attack this week on civilian infrastructure shows the frightening potential of what is to come.
Nobel Prize for Literature Won by American Poet Louise Gluck
“Americans deserve a debate which is civil” began moderator Susan Page. This certainly was a more civil affair than last week’s first presidential ‘debate’, but last night’s vice-presidential debate threw out similarly few points of note for undecided voters to choose between.
On Sunday October 17th the People New Zealand will vote in the general election. The system in New Zealand for voting is mixed member proportional which gives Kiwi voters the option to vote for one candidate in their single seat constituency and one for a political party. Kiwis voted to maintain their voting system in November 2011. On October 17th the people of New Zealand will vote to elect all 120Mps in their parliament. This piece will give a description of all the main political parties contesting the election.
The moment has finally come, the long-awaited first debate took place last night between US president Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. And what a debate it was. “Slugfest”, “utter chaos” and “caustic” have been used to describe the event but the main word that comes to mind is ‘uncivil’.