Hollande is attempting a course correction in the wake of his ruling party's disastrous performance in local elections.Europe,Aquilino Morelle,France,François Hollande,Front National (FN),Jerome Cahuzac,Marine Le Pen,Socialist Party,Lara Vergnaud
Opposition united over little but hostility to current president Bouteflika. Africa,Abdelaziz Bouteflika,Algeria,Ali Benflis,Politics of Algeria,Lara Vergnaud
Expulsion of U.N. official latest move in fight over report on political situation.Africa,Burundi,CNDD-FDD,Imbonerakure,Movement for Solidarity and Democracy,Paul Debbie,Pierre Nkurunziza,Prosper Bazombanza,Rwanda,United Nations,United States,Lara Vergnaud
At stake is potential dominance of Russia’s complex and extensive range of security agencies.Europe,Denis Sugrobov,Federal Security Service,Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation,Investigations Committee,Kolesnikov,Kolokoltsev,Main Directorate of Economic Security,Main Directorate of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption,Ministry of Internal Affairs,Russia,Vladimir Putin,Mark Galeotti
Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika looks set to win a fourth term after Thursday's election.
Mediation of the three-month-old conflict has stalled amidst escalating ethnic tensions.
Female MPs stormed out of a late-night parliamentary session in a row over the legalization of polygamy.
Corruption charges leveled against the president over use of state money to improve private rural residence.
Dilma Rousseff's government apologized to victims of military rule as anniversary of 1964 coup nears.
Lawmaker Maria Corina Machado has returned to Caracas after having her mandate revoked.
El Salvador's electoral court confirmed Salvador Sanchez Ceren of the left-wing FMLN party as president-elect.
New violence came as demonstrators protested against the arrests of two opposition mayors.
Halfway through the world's biggest election, the nationalist opposition looks set to win a narrow majority.
The arrest of the top Taliban leader threatens Kabul's efforts to jump start the peace process.
Incident raises fears as to the capacity of security forces to maintain stability after international troops withdraw.
Bomb was hidden in box of fruit and detonated amid morning traffic.
Pro-Russia gunmen in eastern Ukraine are refusing to leave their strongholds or disarm.
President Abdullah Gul appeared to rule out the possibility of a "Putin-Medvedev model" swap.
The U.S., Russia, Ukraine and the E.U. met Thursday to work towards resolving the regional conflagration.
Sets stage for a bitter struggle between the government and the country's economic engine.
The abduction in Tripoli comes two days after Jordan's ambassador to Libya was seized.
Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been jailed since the ouster of President Mursi.
New delay comes after a shooting attack in the West Bank, days before negotiations are set to expire.
U.S.-brokered mediations faltered last week when Israel announced plans for new settlement homes.
Justices rejected limits on how much individuals can donate during a federal two-year election cycle.
G7 leaders decided to hold off sanctions this week, but threaten further action against Russia.
In a major speech, the U.S. president will warn Russia against threatening international stability.
Proposal would end bulk collection of records but allow the government to access to "metadata" when needed.