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THE US: President Trump suggests a delay in the presidential election over coronavirus fears

THE US: President Trump suggests a delay in the presidential election over coronavirus fears

INTERNATIONAL
US President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested delaying the 2020 election, in which he is currently lagging badly in the polls, citing the coronavirus and what he said would be "fraudulent" voting."Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" Trump asked in a tweet."With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA," the tweet said. Only Congress can change the election date, which is set by law on November 3. With Democrats ruling the lower House, that seems highly unlikely to happen.Trump has previously insisted that he sees no problem going ahead with the election, where he faces Democratic challenger Joe Biden.The corona...
WORLD: The U.S has postponed Zimbabwe sanctions citing political suppression.

WORLD: The U.S has postponed Zimbabwe sanctions citing political suppression.

AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
U.S. President Donald Trump has extended by one year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying that the new government’s policies continue to pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat to U.S. foreign policy. The renewal comes despite calls by African leaders, including South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, for the sanctions to be lifted to give the country a chance to recover from its economic crisis. According to Trump administration officials the sanctions will remain until the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa changes Zimbabwe’s laws restricting media freedom and allowing protests. According to U.S. officials, there are 141 entities and individuals in Zimbabwe, including Mnangagwa and long-time former president Robert Mugabe, currently under U.S. sanctions. Mnangagwa...