Theresa May, Despite U.K. Election Setback, Will Seek to Form a Government

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Spread the loveTweet Despite the loss of at least 12 seats for the Conservatives, Mrs. May will try to form a working majority with the support of the Democratic Unionist…


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U.K. Election Delivers New Variable for Uncertain Global Economy

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Spread the loveTweet It enhanced the possibility that a chastened government led by Mrs. May, or perhaps an administration led by someone else, would now strike a less confrontational approach…


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Theresa May Loses Overall Majority in U.K. Parliament

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Spread the loveTweet Britons quickly started wondering whether Mrs. May would have to resign. One Conservative lawmaker, Anna Soubry, said on national television that it had been a “dreadful campaign”…


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London Attack Places Security and Civil Liberties at Center of U.K. Election

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Spread the loveTweet On Sunday, Mrs. May’s successor as Home secretary, Amber Rudd, said that tech companies could do “so much more” to restrict extremism on the web. “It is…


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In Mexican Election, Governing Party Is Poised for a Narrow Win

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Spread the loveTweet “Delfina won, and we will prove it,” he declared. “We will not accept any sort of electoral fraud.” Continue reading the main story The close count did…


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Cambodia’s Buddhist Monks Find a Second Calling: Political Correspondent

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Spread the loveTweet Facebook, news apps and political memes have allowed the monks and the country’s nascent political opposition to connect directly with Cambodians who have scant access to independent…


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Theresa May’s Lead in British Polls Narrows After Missteps

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Spread the loveTweet On Wednesday, Mr. Corbyn shook up the race with a last-minute decision to join a televised debate in Cambridge that Mrs. May did not attend. Emboldened after…


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Theresa May Doesn’t Crack and Jeremy Corbyn Keeps His Cool in U.K. Debate

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Spread the loveTweet Mrs. May was challenged over her change of heart on several issues, including an abrupt shift last week over plans to finance long-term care, and the merits…


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France’s First Lady, a Confidante and Coach, May Break the Mold

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Spread the loveTweet “It’s like a breath of fresh air in this country,” said Natacha Henry, a writer on gender issues. “I think he won because he didn’t do any…


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South Korea’s New President, Moon Jae-in, Promises New Approach to North

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Spread the loveTweet “The alliance with the United States is and will always be the foundation of our diplomacy and national security,” Mr. Moon was quoted as telling Mr. Trump.…


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