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Internet giants find more Russia-linked election meddling

According to Facebook, 26 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts.

Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

'Abenomics' growth strategy centred on the hyper-easy monetary policy will likely continue.

Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

Media forecasts show Abe's gamble on the snap poll is likely to pay off.
October 22, 2017 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Hillary Clinton blames election loss on sexism during UK book tour

'The only way we'll get sexism out of politics is to get many more women into politics.'
October 16, 2017 | 08:40 am GMT+7

Thai junta sets firm date for election after many false starts

Votes are set for November as Thai PM to consider lifting ban on political activity
October 10, 2017 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail -source

Microsoft Corp said separately on Monday that it was looking at whether Russians bought U.S. election ads on its Bing search engine or other Microsoft-owned products and ...
October 10, 2017 | 08:51 am GMT+7

Facebook to hire more than 1,000 people to thwart election manipulation ads

Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off course.
October 03, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Vietnam's PM congratulates German Chancellor Merkel on election victory

Angela Merkel won her fourth term in office but by a much narrower margin than last time out.
September 26, 2017 | 12:35 am GMT+7

Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea crisis

Abe said he needed a mandate to shift some revenues from a planned future tax hike to social spending such as education.
September 25, 2017 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Merkel hangs on to power but bleeds support to surging far right

'Of course we had hoped for a slightly better result,' a humbled Merkel said. 
September 25, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Singaporeans protest against uncontested presidential election

Halimah Yacob, who is from minority Malay community, will be Singapore's first woman president.
September 17, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Online ads offer legal option for U.S. election meddling

The omission of online ads could be a potential hurdle for those investigating alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election.
July 13, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Among Trump associates, concern and frustration over Donald Jr. crisis

The new incident erupted as Trump seemingly enjoyed a rare moment of calm on his recent trips to Warsaw and Hamburg.
July 12, 2017 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Japan PM's party suffers historic defeat in Tokyo poll, popular governor wins big

The LDP has been hit by a scandal over suspicions - denied by the premier - that Abe helped a friend's business get favored treatment.
July 03, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Macron: modern president with Midas touch

Macron's party can win the absolute parliamentary majority, analysts say.
June 12, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7