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Nation 23 Jul 2020 | 12:06 PM

Introduce recall elections, Bersih 2.0 Sabah tells state govt

KOTA KINABALU: Election watchdog Bersih 2.0 (Sabah) has called for the introduction of recall elections amid talks of political buying of elected representatives.

World 30 Jul 2018 | 6:15 PM

U.S. Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

WEST ORANGE, N.J./NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio (Reuters) - Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling for gun restrictions – and taking on the powerful National Rifle Association, which has spent more than $115,000 (£87,610) supporting his opponent over the years.

World 15 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

Teen opens fire in high school Student injures two in Colorado shooting before killing himself

CENTENNIAL: A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire with a shotgun at a Colorado high school, wounding two students before killing himself.

World 08 Nov 2013 | 6:40 AM

Video emerges of 'extremely inebriated' Toronto mayor

TORONTO (Reuters) - Just days after Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized for smoking crack cocaine, he admitted on Thursday he was "extremely, extremely inebriated" in a short expletive-laden video posted online.

World 08 Nov 2013 | 3:40 AM

Video emerges of 'extremely inebriated' Toronto mayor

TORONTO (Reuters) - Just days after Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized for smoking crack cocaine, he admitted on Thursday he was "extremely, extremely inebriated" in a short expletive-laden video posted online.

World 06 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wisconsin's Walker makes history surviving recall election

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin's Scott Walker became the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall election on Tuesday in a decisive victory that dealt a blow to the labour movement and raised Republican hopes of defeating President Barack Obama in the November election.

World 20 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Speaker's exit fails to quell British reform calls

LONDON (Reuters) - Reformists called for a fundamental shakeup of Britain's political system on Wednesday, saying the first ousting of a parliamentary speaker in 300 years was not enough to still public anger over an expenses scandal.

World 20 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Speaker's exit fails to end clamour for UK clean-up

LONDON (Reuters) - Reformists called for a fundamental shakeup of Britain's political system on Wednesday, saying the first ousting of a parliamentary speaker in 300 years was not enough to still public anger over an expenses scandal.