Democratic Party Candidate Withdraws from Parliamentary Elections Amid Controversy Surrounding Defense Lawyer Career

SEOUL, South Korea – A candidate from the Democratic Party (DP) has withdrawn her bid for the upcoming parliamentary elections following widespread criticism of her past career as a defense lawyer representing sexual offenders. Cho Soo-jin, who won the party ticket for the Gangbuk-B district in northern Seoul, made the announcement on Thursday after facing mounting scrutiny. Cho expressed her gratitude to the DP members for their support and urged the party to focus on securing victory in the elections. Cho came under fire after it was revealed that she employed aggressive arguments in defense … Read more

Anies, Indonesian Presidential Candidate, Demands Election Re-Run Amid Controversy: Lawyer’s Statement Reveals New Developments

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Anies Baswedan, a presidential candidate in Indonesia, has declared his call for a re-run of the election, according to his lawyer. Baswedan, who lost to incumbent President Joko Widodo in a close race, claims that the election was marred by irregularities and unfair practices. He insists that a new election is necessary to ensure a fair and transparent process. Baswedan’s lawyer stated that they have submitted a formal request to the country’s election commission to investigate the alleged violations. The complaint specifically highlights issues with voter registration, vote counting, and the handling … Read more

Feud Erupts: GOP Candidate Accused of Lying and Adultery by Late Ex-Husband’s Mother

Las Vegas, Nevada – A tense public feud has erupted between Elizabeth Helgelien, a rising GOP candidate for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District, and her late ex-husband’s mother. The clash came to light when Christine Halseth, the former mother-in-law, publicly accused Helgelien of being a liar and adulterer in an op-ed published in The Nevada Globe. The feud stems from the tragic murder of Daniel Halseth, Christine’s son, who was stabbed to death in 2021 by his teenage daughter, Sierra Halseth, and her boyfriend, Aaron Guerrero. Both perpetrators are currently serving life sentences for the crime. … Read more

Released from Prison: Senegalese Opposition Leader Ousmane Sonko and Presidential Candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye Set Free Ahead of Election

DAKAR, Senegal – Ousmane Sonko, the prominent Senegalese opposition leader, along with his fellow presidential candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye, were released from prison on Thursday evening, just 10 days before the scheduled election. The release came after weeks of turmoil and crisis, following the decision by President Macky Sall to postpone the February 25 presidential vote. Sonko, who has been a key figure in the opposition and a vocal critic of the government, has spent months behind bars, with various charges levied against him. The legal case, coupled with economic and social tensions, led to … Read more