Hillary Clinton declared herself the Democratic Party nominee for US president, embracing her role in history as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House.
The former first lady, US senator and secretary
Greece's conservative New Democracy party was barely ahead of radical leftist Syriza party in an election that could decide whether the country stays in the euro zone, a joint exit poll by five pollsters showed on Sunday.
The poll showed N
With every gloomy economic report, debt crisis and mood swing on Wall Street, US President Barack Obama's fight for re-election in 2012 gets a little tougher.
The recent rash of bad economic news has deepened a sour public mood and thr
The US Senate delayed until later on Sunday a key test vote on a Democratic plan to raise the country's debt limit as signs of progress emerged in negotiations to strike a deal to avert a damaging default.
With a Tuesday deadline looming t
A group of Democratic and Republican senators have offered an ambitious plan that could revive stalled US debt talks and the prospect of a long-term deficit reduction deal to avert a default by the United States.
With just two weeks left u
Japan's Democratic Party will try to put to rest the ghosts of militarism haunting the country's ties in Asia, reshape regional security and battle economic rival China for political dominance, analysts said.
But the Democrats, who
Democrat Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain in six of eight key battleground states one day before the US election, including the big prizes of Florida and Ohio, according to a series of Reuters/Zogby polls released on Monday.
Democrat Barack Obama has expanded his national lead over Republican John McCain in the US presidential race to 10 points, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Wednesday.
Obama leads McCain 52 per cent to 42 per cent among
Democrat Barack Obama has expanded his national lead over Republican John McCain in the US presidential race to six percentage points, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Monday.
Obama leads McCain 50 percent to 44 percent
Democratic US presidential candidate Barack Obama is leading his Republican rival John McCain 53 percent to 43 percent among likely voters, according to a new poll.
Sixty-four percent of voters now view Obama favourably, up six percentage