Presidential Elections

Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

Published 08/12/2017

(This version of the Dec 6 story corrects paragraph 3 and adds new paragraph 4 to clarify the nature of U.S. sanctions) By Patricia Zengerle [more…]

Honduran vote count tilts toward incumbent despite protests over suspected fraud

Honduran vote count tilts toward incumbent despite protests over suspected fraud

Published 04/12/2017

Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship gives a speech to supporters as he takes part in a protest while the [more…]

Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Published 04/12/2017

A series of tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump about the investigation into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia prompted concerns on Sunday among both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying Trump could be wading into "peril" by commenting on the probe. [more…]

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Published 03/12/2017

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court, where he was expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his [more…]

Exclusive: Former top Brazil prosecutor says successor, police chief slowing graft probes

Exclusive: Former top Brazil prosecutor says successor, police chief slowing graft probes

Published 01/12/2017

Former Brazil's Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot attends an interview with Reuters in Brasilia, Brazil, November 28, 2017. Picture taken November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Adriano MachadoBRASILIA (Reuters) [more…]

U.S. attorney general Sessions evasive on Russia probe: congressmen

U.S. attorney general Sessions evasive on Russia probe: congressmen

Published 01/12/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives for closed door interview with the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua RobertsWASHINGTON [more…]

Trump urged Senate Republicans to drop panel’s Russia probe: NYT

Trump urged Senate Republicans to drop panel’s Russia probe: NYT

Published 01/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump looks up as reporters ask questions about the future of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the Oval Office at [more…]

Google says no changes in algorithm to re-rank websites: Russian watchdog

Google says no changes in algorithm to re-rank websites: Russian watchdog

Published 27/11/2017

The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike BlakeMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said [more…]

In results vacuum, Honduras president and rival claim election win

In results vacuum, Honduras president and rival claim election win

Published 27/11/2017

A supporter holds an image of Honduras President and National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez in Tegucigalpa, Honduras November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard GarridoTEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) [more…]

Opposition takes surprise lead over U.S. ally in Honduras election

Opposition takes surprise lead over U.S. ally in Honduras election

Published 27/11/2017

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A left-right coalition led by a flamboyant TV host took a surprise lead in the Honduran presidential election, initial results showed on [more…]