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Scotland Tense Ahead Of United Kingdom Elections This Week

The division between Scotland’s two main political parties has resurfaced as the Nationalist Party seeks to sweep the national elections this Thursday.

May 5, 2015

Hong Kong Officials, Democracy Protesters Hold First Talks

Hong Kong– Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protesters Tuesday held their first talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralyzed parts of the city, after its leader ruled out major reforms. Chief executive Leung Chun-ying, in an interview late Monday, said open elections for his successor as demanded by demonstrators would result in […]

October 21, 2014

Scotland Rejects Independence In Historic Referendum

Why Scots decided to remain part of the United Kingdom

September 19, 2014

Better Together?

Is the world ready for Scottish independence?

September 18, 2014

Scotland Campaigns Race For Votes On Referendum Eve

Edinburgh (AFP) — Campaigners for and against Scottish independence scrambled for votes on Wednesday on the eve of a knife-edge referendum that will either see Scotland break away from the United Kingdom or gain sweeping new powers with greater autonomy. The “Yes” and “No” camps mobilized thousands of volunteers to hand out leaflets and hold […]

September 17, 2014

Provincial Election Loss May Herald Death Of Quebec Separatism

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times Parti Quebecois suffered its worst provincial election defeat in 44 years on Monday, spurring debate throughout Canada on whether the party’s signature goal of Quebec independence is dead. Politicians and pundits took to the airwaves Tuesday to proclaim the separatist movement an idea whose time has come and gone. […]

April 8, 2014