Former Nevada caucus site leader quits after refusing to sign NDA over caucus technology

The Nevada Democratic Party has been asking caucus site leaders to sign a NDA as they receive their iPads and other caucus materials. This volunteer refused. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Togo: Last-minute campaigning ahead of Saturday’s vote

Incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is seeking to win a fourth straight term in office. While the opposition has had difficulty rallying behind a single candidate, voters will decide whether to hold on to the dynasty that has ruled the nation for more than half a century or put their faith in a new leader. Al … Read more Togo: Last-minute campaigning ahead of Saturday’s vote

Iranian youth marshal their anger over Soleimani assassination

The assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the former leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, has sparked outrage among many young people in Iran. The Basij militia promise to avenge the general’s death, but not all Iranians support their cause. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Iranian youth marshal their anger over Soleimani assassination

Austria’s farmers reaping the benefits of organic cultivation

Organic farming accounts for half of all cultivated land in the Austrian state of Salzburg. Farmers can demand higher prices for organic alternatives to products such as milk, and also benefit from generous subsidies. France 24 visits a young leader of Austria’s burgeoning organic farming industry. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more Austria’s farmers reaping the benefits of organic cultivation

Thai court dissolves opposition party over ‘illegal’ loan

Thailand’s constitutional court has decided to dissolve the third-largest political bloc in the country. The ruling came after the Future Forward Party and its leader were accused of breaking election finance laws. Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit had reportedly loaned nearly $6 million to his party while campaigning last year. Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from the party’s … Read more Thai court dissolves opposition party over ‘illegal’ loan

Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down ahead of his inauguration in 2017. The beleaguered premier announced he would quit by the end of July. Also, in South Sudan, rival leaders agree to form a unity government just two days before a … Read more Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife

Labor to keep net zero emissions target for 2050 | ABC News

The Labor leader Anthony Albanese has revived his predecessor’s commitment to make Australia carbon neutral by the middle of the century. While he’s yet to reveal how Labor would achieve the net-zero target by 2050, the Government has turned its attention to the cost of the plan. Political editor Andrew Probyn reports. Read more here: … Read more Labor to keep net zero emissions target for 2050 | ABC News

S Sudan president, rebel leader agrees to form unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed on Thursday to form a unity government, a long-delayed step towards ending six years of war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. Kiir said the new government will be formed on Saturday and he will appoint Machar as his first vice president, … Read more S Sudan president, rebel leader agrees to form unity government

Analysis: Germany’s increasingly polarised political landscape

Germany’s political landscape has become increasingly polarised in recent years. The government says there were nearly 9,000 attacks by far-right groups and individuals in the first half of last year, an increase of a thousand compared with the same period the year before. In 2018, five states reported at least three right-wing, racist and anti-Jewish … Read more Analysis: Germany’s increasingly polarised political landscape