Russia’s Navalny says he has been put in solitary punishment cell

Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Thursday said he has been transferred to a solitary punishment cell, a development he said was clearly designed to shut him up.

US edges closer to same-sex marriage law

Protections for same-sex marriages have crossed a key hurdle in the US Congress as it moves towards the historic step of enshrined such unions in federal law.

Trump vs. DeSantis: A simmering rivalry

Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis have been on a collision course from the start. Eying the Florida governor as his most formidable foe within the Republican Party, the former president has sought to keep DeSantis in his place, often noting the role his endorsement played in lifting the relatively obscure congressman to the leader of one of America’s largest states.

Democrats could seal US Senate majority

There is still suspense over who will control of the US Senate as it is also unknown which party will hold the majority in the House of Representatives.

Taiwan belongs to Taiwanese

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday her mission in life was to ensure the island continued to belong to its people and that Taiwan’s existence was a provocation to no one, in a fiery pre-election rebuff to China.

Iran can expect more EU sanctions: Scholz

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has promised more sanctions against Iran as he condemned its crackdown on ongoing protests.

Trump faces blame from GOP

Republicans intensified their public criticism of former President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying it was time for the party to move on after an unexpectedly poor showing in the midterm elections, even as he plans to announce a third White House bid next week.