2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
The NetBlocks internet observatory has collected technical evidence of the blocking all editions of Wikipedia in Venezuela as of 12 January 2019. The restrictions are implemented by the largest telecommunications provider ...
Politics of Taiwan
Former premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) is to be sworn in as the new premier on Monday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday.
2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo general election
Parties supporting outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila won a majority in long-delayed legislative elections, according to an AFP tally of results released Saturday, as the opposition sought a recount of the disputed presidential poll. Pro-Kabila parties had passed the 250-seat
2020 United States presidential election
Former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro officially announced his presidential bid in San Antonio on Saturday, beginning a campaign that will look to turn his uniquely American immigrant story into a direct repudiation of President Donald Trump.
United States federal government shutdown of 2018–2019
US President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.
2019 Gabonese coup d'état attempt
Gabon's President Ali Bongo, who has been out of the country for two months...
Ecuador's president expresses his solidarity with the victims' families as officials say patients set fire to mattresses.
Twenty-one miners die and 66 are rescued at the mine near Shenmu in China's Shaanxi province.
2019 Paris explosion
Several victims are extracted by helicopter after a blast in a bakery overturns cars and blasts out the fronts of several shops.