What are the elections?
The Philippines are holding elections on May 9th. The outgoing President, Benigno Aquino III, is unable to run again because elected Presidents are limited to a single six-year term.
Saudi Arabia replaces its oil minister in a series of government shakeups, North Carolina Legislators have until Monday to decide whether or not to enforce House Bill 2, Polish citizens take to the street to protest the government. Today’s select headlines.
Sadiq Khan is elected as mayor of London, the individual behind the Panama Papers leaks speaks up, the Aleppo ceasefire is extended. Today’s select headlines.
Canada’s federal government promises to match donations made to the Red Cross to help victims of the wildfire. The Prime Minister of Turkey resigns. The Bangladesh Supreme Court rejects an appeal against the death sentence of an opposition leader. Today’s select headlines.
A forest fire forces over 90 000 citizens to evacuate Fort McMurray, John Kasich steps down from the Republican presidential race, and a 48-hour ceasefire commences in Aleppo. Today’s select headlines.
WhatsApp’s suspension in Brazil, Self-immolation on Nauru, and Tesla’s bioweapon defense mode vehicles. Today’s select headlines.