VOA News: Politics Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:18 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Bongo's Son Wins Gabon Presidential Election Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:18 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:18 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:18 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa19.cfm?rss=politics Announcement on state television says Ali Ben Bongo was elected with nearly 42 percent of votes "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa19.cfm?RSS=Politics" US, Russia Make Progress on Nuclear Arms Deal Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:35:32 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:35:32 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:35:32 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa20.cfm?rss=politics Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says treaty to cut Cold War nuclear weapons arsenals will be ready on time "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa20.cfm?RSS=Politics" Alcohol Banned at Camp Housing Guards for US Embassy in Afghanistan Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:08:00 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:08:00 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:08:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa22.cfm?rss=politics Action comes as guards are under investigation for alleged lewd behavior, other inappropriate acts, including abusive treatment of locally-hired Afghans "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa22.cfm?RSS=Politics" Clinton, Zelaya to Discuss Honduran Crisis Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:01:12 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:01:12 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:01:12 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa23.cfm?rss=politics US considering whether to make formal declaration that Mr. Zelaya's June 28 overthrow was a coup "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa23.cfm?RSS=Politics" US Criticizes Kenyan President Over Anti-Graft Chief Reappointment Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:00 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:00 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa24.cfm?rss=politics US ambassador says decision to reappoint Justice Aaron Ringera raises troubling questions, given agency's poor record "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa24.cfm?RSS=Politics" Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?rss=politics 'New York Times' newspaper says it has obtained a copy of memoir, 'True Compass', scheduled to be released on September 14 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?RSS=Politics" UN Secretary-General Issues Stark Warning On Climate Change Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:58 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:58 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:58 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa27.cfm?rss=politics Ban Ki-moon says planet faces environmental, social and political disaster if world's climate is not stabilized "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa27.cfm?RSS=Politics" Ahmadinejad Dismisses Talk of Sanctions Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:22:06 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:22:06 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:22:06 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa33.cfm?rss=politics Iranian president says 'no one can impose sanctions on Iran any longer' "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa33.cfm?RSS=Politics" Upcoming SADC Summit Strains Zimbabwe Inclusive Government Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:32:00 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:32:00 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:32:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa34.cfm?rss=politics Political temperatures rising in Zimbabwe before crucial summit of Southern African Development Community to be held next week in Kinshasa "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa34.cfm?RSS=Politics" Massachusetts Attorney General Announces Candidacy for Kennedy Seat Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa47.cfm?rss=politics Other Democrats thought to be considering a run include Kennedy's nephew, former congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa47.cfm?RSS=Politics"