Here’s what Russians have been up to ahead of US midterm elections

Here’s what Russians have been up to ahead of the midterm elections As Americans prepare for another election, Russian troublemakers have again tried to divide U.S. voters and discredit democracy. The activity appears focused on abuse of social media, through American-looking posts and sites, instead of big cyberattacks or disrupting voting systems. So far, it’s […]

Turkey annual inflation surges over 25 percent in October

The annual inflation rate in Turkey rose above 25 percent in October, official statistics showed on Monday. The 25.24 percent inflation rate marked a 0.72 percent increase compared to 24.52 percent in September. The worst affected sectors included furnishing and household goods with 37.92 percent, according to the Turkish statistics office (TUIK). The Turkish economy […]

Midterm elections: Is Trump giving up on the congress? says Democrats may take over power

Donald Trump is embarking on a frenzied dash across America in the last four days of campaigning before Tuesday’s midterm elections, staging nine rallies in eight states in a last-ditch effort help the Republicans keep control of Congress. His hectic schedule takes Trump through the heartlands of his conservative base. It begins on Friday in […]

Mideterm Election: Obama accuses Trump of lying and ‘fear-mongering’

Barack Obama effectively accused Donald Trump of lying and “fear-mongering” about the migrant caravan making its way towards the US and warned Democrats not to be distracted during an appearance in Indiana days before the midterm elections. Without using his name, the former president warned the Republican administration was “telling us that the single most grave threat to […]

This US midterm election is like no other in a generation

Tuesday’s midterm election is about many things. It’s about health care and immigration. It’s about the economy. It’s about power and who will hold it, both in Washington and in the states. Above all, it’s about something more elemental: what kind of country Americans see today and want to see in the future. That makes […]

Erdogan: Khashoggi killing ordered at Saudi ‘highest levels’

The order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the “highest levels” of the Saudi government, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in the Washington Post on Friday and he called for the “puppetmasters” to be unmasked. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist critical of the Saudi government and its de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]