News Wire | August 28, 2023 Archive

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Zelenskyy Says Elections Could Happen Under Fire if West Helps

By Nick Starkov | Reuters

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, responding to calls by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham this week to announce elections in 2024, said on Sunday voting could take place during wartime if partners shared the cost, legislators approved, and everyone got to the polls.

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Announces Run for Taiwan Presidency

By Ben Blanchard and Yimou Lee | Reuters

Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of major Apple supplier Foxconn, announced on Monday a bid to be Taiwan’s president in January elections, saying he wanted to unite the opposition and ensure the island did not become “the next Ukraine.”

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