Egyptians voted on Sunday in the second phase of elections that are meant to restore parliament after a more than three-year hiatus but which critics say have been undermined by widespread repression.
The elections have been haile
Turnout was so low in the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections, that satirist Bassem Youssef derided it as an ingenious strategy to show the world Egypt had rid itself of its notorious overcrowding.
Empty polling sta
Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late surge to a stunning majority election victory on Monday, toppling Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives with a promise of change and returning a touch of glamour, youth and chari
Egyptians began voting in a long-awaited parliamentary election on Sunday, the final step in a process that was meant to put the country back on a democratic course but which critics say has been undermined by state repression.
Two Arab royals are set to face off for control of Fifa with the main battleground likely to be Europe, the home of world soccer's scandal-hit governing body.
The election to replace Sepp Blatter at the helm of Fifa took a fre
Republican front-runner Donald Trump has said that the US is not getting anything out of its relationship with Saudi Arabia and advocated a change in the partnership.
“Like it or don’t like it, people have backed Saudi
Bahrain’s election to the vice-presidency of a UN General Assembly session was hailed yesterday (July 7) as a major diplomatic achievement and international recognition.
Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa sa
Anyone trying to sabotage Bahrain's national elections could be jailed for two years and fined up to BD2,000 ($5,303) under new rules proposed by the Shura Council.
Civil servants would face a tougher punishment of up to three
Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) declared an election victory on Tuesday for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and said Africa's most populous nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of p
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a come-from-behind victory in Israel's election after tacking hard to the right in the final days of campaigning, including abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state.
In a p