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Author: Charlotte Mac Kay

Comedian leads Ukraine Polls as Runoff Approaches

Following an unanticipated political campaign, Ukranian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the polls to become the president of Ukraine. Zelenskiy, the 41-year-old man who has shaken up Ukrainian politics, is the star of the immensely popular television show “A Servant to Servants,” which satirizes current political events and well-known politicians. Read More

AKP Loses Major Cities in Turkish Election Fraught with Surprises and Controversy

The leading party in Turkey faced major setbacks during the Mar. 31 election, losing both the capital of Ankara and the populous Istanbul to opposition candidates. The election, which the president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan triumphed as a “democracy lesson” for the rest of the country on voter turnout, had multiple Read More

Dozens of Department of Homeland Security Officials Depart Amidst Immigration Tensions

Dozens of high-level security officials have resigned or have been replaced in what top news outlets have been calling an “overhaul” of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Among the departing officials is the DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the Secret Service Director Randolph D. Alles. The stream of departures Read More

Venezuela in a State of Chaos, United States Withdraws from Embassy

One month since interim President Juan Guaido’s declaration of Maduro’s illegitimacy sent Venezuela into chaos, the country remains in turmoil and continues to face shortages of essential items, including clean water, toilet paper, and, until recently, power. Prices within the country have suffered from extreme inflation beginning toward the end Read More