Poland’s governing conservative Law and Justice (PiS) may enjoy a sympathetic president for another three years, but that does not necessarily mean the party will pursue hardline policies and further erode democratic institutions, as many fear.
Britain is betting that satellite operator OneWeb will help it boldly go into a post-Brexit era. But it faces formidable challenges to complete a working constellation and rebuild a collapsed venture that has proved a money pit for investors.
On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at the main prison in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde.
A Michigan town wants machines to speed up counting of absentee ballots. In Ohio, officials want to equip polling places so voters and poll workers feel safe from the coronavirus.
The US Supreme Court took two cautious, balanced steps on Thursday to clarify something that was obvious to everyone but President Trump and his lawyers: The president can’t dodge investigations into his conduct, even while in office.
Global public debt seems to be reaching its highest level in recorded history, in excess of 100% of world’s GDP as the Covid-19 pandemic already prompted an unprecedented fiscal policy response of close to $11tn worldwide.
Tucked away under lock and key in a former railroad depot turned small-town museum in the US state of Washington, a wooden printing press cranked back to life to mint currency after nearly 90 dormant years.