How the government will handle this crisis will shape the trajectory of the rest of its tenure.
While Zimbabweans would want CITES to lift ban on ivory trade, they however cannot trust the thoroughly corrupt ruling elite to manage the possible windfall for the benefit of ordinary citizens and the wildlife.
Tunisians are going to choose the president among a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor in a runoff vote on Sunday.
Tunisia is the only Arab country to have emerged with a viable civil society and democracy after the Arab Spring, but the system is on the ropes as authoritarianism casts its shadow over the country.
Kais Saied, a law professor, and Nabil Karoui, a media mogul, will face off in the October runoff election according to an exit poll by Sigma Conseil.
A large mix of candidates is getting ready to run for Tunisia’s presidency in what is set to be a highly competitive and unpredictable ballot, the second democratic presidential poll after the first historic elections in 2014.
The Democrat headed the 1991 committee which browbeat Hill into testifying in graphic details about alleged sexual harassment by a Supreme Court nominee. Recently, several women alleged Biden made them uncomfortable by touching them.
Three protest leaders were given 16 months, one of them suspended for two years, two received eights months in prison and two were given suspended eight-month sentences on charges of public nuisance offenses.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote "that Murphy (a Buddhist) made his request to the State in a sufficiently timely manner." Muslim inmate Ray had not asked to be joined by his spiritual adviser in the execution chamber soon enough.
The opposition calls for more protests after the president announced a "citizens' assembly" with powers to rewrite the constitution.
53 of the 67 Russian track and field athletes banned by the IAAF took part in the 'Games' in Moscow.
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