Volodymyr Zelenskiy, wins landslide victory in the Ukrainian presidential election Sunday, with exit polls showing he received about 73% of the vote.
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A Brazilian court’s decision to sentence a comedian to prison for offensive remarks about a congresswoman could have a chilling effect on free speech.
Comedian Maz Jobrani uses comedy to bridge cultural divide caused by Islamic extremism with performances that challenge American stereotypes of Muslims.
Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko agreed on Thursday to go head-to-head with comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a debate at the country’s biggest stadium.
Ukrain has 44 candidates to pick from in next month’s presidential elections, but they do not feel spoiled for choice as Volodymyr Zelenskiy leads polls.
Kim Jong Un impersonator deported from Vietnam ahead of summit before real North Korean leader meets U.S. President Donald Trump in Hanoi later this week.
The fake president mimicked Trump’s singsong voice during part of his Friday news conference announcing the national emergency.
“Watergate,” a film about the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon, first intended to make lightly humorous study of the affair. Then came Donald Trump.
Netflix has removed from its service in Saudi Arabia an episode of a satirical comedy show that is critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Zimbabwe heads into Christmas with a struggling economy and shortages of basic goods. But in the capital, comedians are still managing to laugh it off.