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‘No Shame’: Rape Victim Watches His Attackers Take Victory Lap on TV

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ahmad Ishchi accused Afghanistan’s vice president and his guards of beating and raping him. But when they returned from exile, they were feted, not handcuffed. Source: NYT > World
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Imran Khan Nears Victory in Pakistan Election

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Though the results were not final, the former cricket star said in a televised address that he would “run the country in a way it’s never been run before.” Source: NYT > World
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Erdogan, Flush With Victory, Seizes New Powers in Turkey

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a flurry of decrees since his inauguration last week, the Turkish president has made clear that he will wield unchecked authority in all walks of life. Source: NYT > World
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Trump Claims a Big NATO Victory, Over Allies of the U.S.

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The president took “total credit” for persuading U.S. allies to increase military spending beyond current goals — a claim quickly undercut by at least two European leaders. Source: [...]
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Erdogan Claims Victory in Pivotal Turkish Election

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Official results showed him with just under 53 percent of the vote, enough to spare him from going to a second round against his nearest challenger, Muharrem Ince. Source: NYT > World
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Doug Ford Leads Ontario Conservatives to Victory

2 months ago | 0 comment
The campaign was filled with unexpected twists, many of them involving the Conservatives. Mr. Ford’s only political experience is a single term on Toronto’s City Council and his role as an adviser and unofficial spokesman for his [...]
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Accept Nothing Less Than Full Victory

3 months ago | 0 comment
When it comes to important dates in history, some days are more equal than others. And today, June 6, is one of those days. That’s because today marks the 74th anniversary of D-Day, a seminal event in the history of human conflict and the [...]
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Abrams romps to victory in Georgia

3 months ago | 0 comment
Democrats took a step toward electing the first African-American female governor in American history and resolved some of their biggest House primary fights across four states Tuesday night, while Republican voters get the chance to remake [...]
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If Kim Jong-un Keeps His Nuclear Arms, Can Trump Still Claim Victory?

3 months ago | 0 comment
“That’s not what the president is promising or what everybody is hoping for, but it would be really good and they should take it,” said Jeffrey Lewis, a Korea expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. “You’re [...]
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‘Next Year in Jerusalem!’ In Israel, Eurovision Win Is Seen as a Diplomatic Victory, Too

3 months ago | 0 comment
The Eurovision win may also have even helped soothe bruised feelings after the Israeli-born, Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman backed out of a major award ceremony in Jerusalem, saying she did not want to endorse Mr. Netanyahu and [...]