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India is the fastest-growing major economy, but there are still not enough white-collar jobs for its educated youth

Educated And Unemployed: India's Angry Young Voters

As the world's most populous nation readies for general elections that begin April 19, politicians face a sobering reality. India is the fastest-growing major economy, but there are still not enough white-collar jobs for its educated youth.
Kuwait's elections are only the second held during the holy month of Ramadan, whose first day was marked cannon fire for Iftar, the time to break the daytime fast, at sunset at Naif Palace in Kuwait City

Kuwait, Under New Emir, Votes Yet Again

Elections have become an almost annual occurrence for the OPEC member country, which has seven percent of the world's oil reserves and the monarchical Gulf's most powerful elected assembly.
Former Cambodian leader Hun Sen was unanimously voted president of the senate

Cambodia's Ex-leader Hun Sen Becomes Senate President

Hun Sen stepped down in August after nearly four decades of iron-fisted rule, passing the baton to his eldest son Hun Manet following a landslide win in national polls held without any significant opposition parties.
Elon Musk (L) says he will not directly back Donald Trump (R) or Joe Biden, but his X feed makes clear that his support lies with the Republican

Will Musk Help Trump With Cash, Not Just Tweets?

Elon Musk, one of the world's richest people, says he won't directly back Joe Biden or Donald Trump in the US election -- but one look at his X feed makes clear his heart is with the Republican.
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles (R) and Britain's Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps take part in a signing ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on March 21, 2024

UK And Australia Sign New Defense Pact

The United Kingdom and Australia inked a new defense agreement in Canberra on Thursday, as they try to boost a fledgling nuclear-powered submarine program with the United States.
US President Joe Biden speaks at the Intel Ocotillo Campus in Chandler, Arizona

Biden Unveils Almost $20 Bn For Intel To Boost US Chip Production

US President Joe Biden unveiled almost $20 billion in grants and loans Wednesday for Intel's domestic chip-making plants -- his administration's biggest investment yet in the sector as he takes on China's chip dominance and sells his economic achievements over election rival Donald Trump.
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong (R) met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Canberra on Wednesday

Australia Hosts China FM, Sees 'Stability' In Ties

China and Australia claimed to have stabilised long-strained relations after talks in Canberra on Wednesday, despite tensions over a high-profile prisoner, trade and China's crackdowns in Hong Kong and elsewhere remaining evident.
US President Joe Biden speaks to supporters during a campaign event at the Washoe Democratic Party Office in Reno, Nevada

Biden Says Trump Hates Latinos, In Pitch For Key Vote

US President Joe Biden accused election rival Donald Trump of despising Latinos as the incumbent visited the battleground states of Nevada and Arizona on Tuesday, seeking to shore up support from the crucial demographic himself.
Russia has used the 'V' symbol, associated with its offensive on Ukraine, to promote the election

Polls Open In Russian Vote To Extend Putin's Reign

In power as president or prime minister since the final day of 1999, the former KGB agent is casting the election as a show of Russians' loyalty and support for his military assault on Ukraine, now in its third year.
US Republican presidential hopeful and former president Donald Trump (left) and President Joe Biden are unpopular with large sections of the country

Biden And Trump Gird For Marathon White House Race

Eight months ahead of the US presidential election, the campaign moves from the parties' nominating contests to the trench warfare of what promises to be one of the longest, most brutal head-to-head showdowns in memory.