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    MINSK (Reuters) – President Alexander Lukashenko’s main rival was detained on Thursday and accused of siphoning $430 million out of Belarus, in a widening crackdown ahead of August’s presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Viktor Babariko, who resigned as head of Belgazprombank to launch his bid for the Belarusian presidency, attends a news conference in Minsk, Belarus June 11, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko Lukashenko, who has allowed little dissent in the former Soviet republic since gaining power in 1994, faces the biggest challenge to his authority in years, with thousands taking to the streets to support opposition candidates. Viktor Babariko, who is widely seen as Lukashenko’s main challenger in the election, was alleged to be “a direct organiser, a leader of...
    WARSAW – President Donald Trump will be giving an image boost to Poland's populist president, Andrzej Duda, by hosting him at the White House next week, just four days before Poland holds a presidential election in which Duda is fighting for a second term. Since the June 24 visit was announced Wednesday, some in Poland have accused Trump of interfering in their election, noting that it is unheard-of for a U.S. leader to host a foreign politician so close to an election because it could be seen as an endorsement. “President Trump is directly interfering in the election campaign in our country," said Janusz Sibora, an expert on diplomacy. "This is unacceptable. Good diplomatic custom does not allow for such...
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Donald Trump will be giving an image boost to Poland’s populist president, Andrzej Duda, by hosting him at the White House next week, just four days before Poland holds a presidential election in which Duda is fighting for a second term. Since the June 24 visit was announced Wednesday, some in Poland have accused Trump of interfering in their election, noting that it is unheard-of for a U.S. leader to host a foreign politician so close to an election because it could be seen as an endorsement. “President Trump is directly interfering in the election campaign in our country,” said Janusz Sibora, an expert on diplomacy. “This is unacceptable. Good diplomatic custom does not allow...
    Amazon Studios has taken all global rights to Story Syndicate’s Untitled Voting Rights documentary about voter suppression featuring politician, lawyer and author Stacey Abrams. The doc comes from Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lisa Cortés, and the plan is for Amazon to release the doc in theaters prior to this year’s US Presidential election. Following its theatrical release, the documentary will be released on Amazon Prime Video. The documentary takes a look at the history and current activism against voter suppression; barriers to voting that most people don’t even know is a threat to their basic rights as citizens of the United States. Abrams is a New York Times bestselling author and nonprofit CEO who served...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald Trump.