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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s president has announced plans to draft a new electoral code and appoint a transitional leadership. He suggested he will hang on to the exceptional powers that he seized in July, which threw the country’s young democracy into question. President Kais Saied promised that the new initiatives would respect Tunisians’ hard-fought

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel, Germany’s first female chancellor, has been praised by many for her pragmatic leadership in a turbulent world and celebrated by some as a feminist icon. But a look at her track record in fighting gender inequality in 16 years running Germany reveals missed opportunities in promoting women’s issues. Millions of

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gathering of leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean this weekend is the latest sign of Mexico flexing its diplomatic muscle as it looks to assert itself as the new mediator between the region and the United States. Whether or not Saturday’s meeting of the Community of Latin American and

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s most powerful politician says the country’s future is in the European Union but that Poland also wishes to remain a “sovereign” country. The head of the governing conservative party made his comments in an interview with the state news agency, published Wednesday. It follows some harsh comments last week about

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has named Aziz Akhanouch of the liberal National Rally of Independents Party, or RNI, as the country’s new prime minister and tasked him with forming a government. Akhanouch’s appointment was announced Friday, two days after parliamentary elections in the North African country. The new prime minister said

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — About 100 people who believe ongoing Republican-ordered investigations into the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin aren’t broad enough are pressuring the state’s GOP legislative leadership to approve a more expansive review. The group backing a “full forensic physical and cyber audit” includes the Republican chair of the Assembly elections committee, Rep.

TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada’s Conservative party says he is personally “pro choice” and voters can trust his leadership after being asked during an election debate about some of his candidates who have more conservative views than him on issues like abortion and climate change.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the election last

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s new military rulers have released dozens of political prisoners jailed by the previous civilian government. The move is likely to win them favor with the opposition that had protested against now-deposed President Alpha Conde. The 79 prisoners freed late Tuesday had been held on a variety of charges, including breaching