New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces resignation

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces resignation

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on 5 December, after eight years in charge. Key, who was praised for his leadership after the global financial crisis, cited his family as the main reason for wanting to resign and told reporters he has no immediate plans for the future. Key said he would vote for his deputy and finance minister Bill English to take over, if he decided to stand. Dec 5, 2016
Amma

Why does Tamil Nadu revere Amma?

From freebies to subsidies of all kinds the Tamil Nadu chief minister has given the common man a lot of benefits. Dec 5, 2016
Who is Pat McCrory? The US politician that wont concede office

Who is Pat McCrory? The US politician that wont concede office

Patrick Lloyd McCrory is an American politician and the 74th Governor of North Carolina – and has been in office since 2013. He has been making headlines in recent weeks after losing the election to rival Attorney General Roy Cooper on 8 November and is refusing to concede, referring to the vote as fraudulent. Dec 3, 2016
Alexander Van der Bellen takes unbeatable lead in Austrias presidential election

Alexander Van der Bellen takes unbeatable lead in Austrias presidential election

Austria’s polling stations have closed following the presidential elections on 4 December. The first projection put independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen at 53.6%, ahead of far-right Freedom Party’s Norbert Hofer with 46,4%. 6.4 million Austrians were asked to cast their vote again following the annulment of the first election in April because of irregularities in the postal votes.The final election results are expected within the next two days. Dec 4, 2016