Alexander Schallenberg Sworn in as New Chancellor of Austria

Former Austrian foreign minister Alexander Schallenberg was inaugurated as the country’s new chancellor on Monday, October 11, following ex-chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s resignation due to corruption allegations.  Schallenberg said that he is taking his job “with the utmost respect for the …

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Supporters Back Tunisian President’s Promises to Reform Political System

Tunisian President Kais Saied’s supporters demonstrated in the country’s capital city and neighboring towns to vouch for his initiative to suspend the parliament and change the political process.  At least 8,000 people held rallies in central Tunis, the largest crowds …

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California Governor Survives Recall Bid, Retains Position

U.S. media reported that California Governor Gavin Newsom survived bids to have him ousted as state governor as he garnered the majority’s votes.  Republican officials initiated a state-wide election on how Newsom handled the state’s pandemic response.  Newsom announced in …

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German Police Raid Ministry of Finance and Justice

German prosecutors have ordered a raid against the federal finance and justice ministries in Berlin to probe possible obstruction of justice in office. Osnabrueck prosecutors said they suspected that the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the finance ministry allegedly failed …

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