Some observers think the early polls will emphasize the futility of the electoral process, and usher in more instability.Africa,lesotho,South Africa,Natalie Shure
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was accused of cover-up of bomb attack.
Incident heightened tensions between Maduro and constituents.Americas,Kluiverth Roa,Leopoldo Lopez,Nicolas Maduro,San Cristobal,Venezuela,Natalie Shure
Among chaos, General Khalifa Haftar has many detractors.
Parliament pulls out of meeting after recent suicide bombings.
A new coalition government in Tunisia was approved by the parliament.
Voters in Zambia are going to the polls in a presidential election caused by the death of Michael Sata last year.
Demonstrators gathered in Kinshasa to protest an amendment that could delay the 2016 ballot.
The government said it needed to halt a U.S.-backed operation.
The FARC currently recruits fighters as young as 15, and is accused of using minors as young as 10-11.
Venezuela's president claims ithe U.S. plans to destabilize his government.
Both proposals would legalize the procedure in limited circumstances, but abortion rights across Latin America remain seriously curtailed.
If found guilty in rice subsidy scheme, Yingluck Shinawatra faces 10 years.
Tony Abbott won't be unseated, but his power may have weakened.
The country's military junta recalled a top U.S. diplomat over critical remarks made on Wednesday.
Russia says Kim Jong-un has accepted an invitation to Moscow in May.
Syriza may offer an example to Europe of an alternative to the continent’s rising nationalist right.
New party in power seeking to renegotiate country's €240B bailout.
Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic won presidency by the narrowest of margins.
The elections are set to further divide a nation split over the European Union’s tough financial policing.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says Libya may threaten world peace.
The Houthis' takeover could break up the country.
Adding to instability in the wake of a rebel coup attempt, President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is stepping down.
Egyptian high court's decision opens door for ex-president's possible release.
Bipartisan efforts will go ahead despite White House warnings that they risked derailing nuclear talks.
The U.S. president stated it is time to "cut loose the shackles of the past" after five decades of strained relations between the two countries.
Chuck Hagel has resigned after less than two years in the top post.
Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin offers a spirited examination of the political process in the United States.