Tag: Term

Serbia’s Incumbent President Vucic Set to Win Second Term

BELGRADE—Serbia’s incumbent President Aleksandar Vucic is set to win the presidential vote on Sunday with 59.8 percent of the votes, according to a projection by pollsters Ipsos and CeSID, based on a sample of the partial polling station count. Zdravko Ponos, a retired army general representing the Alliance for Victory coalition, is set to come…


Prosecutors Seek Life Term for Would-Be NYC Suicide Bomber

NEW YORK—A Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb attached to his chest in New York City’s busiest subway station should spend the rest of his life behind bars for a “premeditated and vicious” terror attack committed on behalf of ISIS terrorist group, prosecutors said Thursday. In papers filed in federal court in Manhattan,…


Russia Rejects Western Criticism Over Navalny’s Prison Term

MOSCOW—Russian authorities on Wednesday shrugged off the massive rallies against the jailing of top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and rejected Western criticism as “hysterics” as activists reported more than 1,400 new arrests in the crackdown on protesters. A Moscow court on Tuesday ordered Navalny to prison for two years and eight months, finding that he violated…