Tunisian constitution panel head blasts president’s draft

A handout picture provided by the Tunisian Presidency Press Service on June 20, 2022 shows Sadok Belaid, head of Tunisia's constitution committee, submitting a draft of the new constitution to President Kais Saied (left) at the Carthage Palace in Tunis. (TUNISIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) TUNIS – The head of Tunisia's constitution committee blasted a proposed […]

US top court asks Maryland to bar protests at justices’ homes

US Marshals patrol outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in Chevy Chase, Md, June 8, 2022. (JACQUELYN MARTIN / AP) WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court’s top security officer has asked Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to enforce laws barring picketing outside the Maryland homes of high court justices, saying protests and “threatening […]

US Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, DC, on June 29, 2022. (STEFANI REYNOLDS / AFP) WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that undermines President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change […]

Russian, Indonesian presidents discuss Ukraine, food supplies

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Indonesian President Joko Widodo shake hands after a joint news conference after their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on June 30, 2022. (ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO, POOL / AP PHOTO) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday discussed the current situation in […]