Former president's entry in the race scrambled equations because of his popularity, reputation.
Political party took to the streets of Karachi on Monday to protest against cricket-hero-turned-politician.
Published document on purported plot to stifle allegations president is grooming son for power.
Thein Sein becomes the first Myanmar president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years.
The fighting over his image and what he stood for has already begun.
Says pursuing talks on rival claims for control in south that have stoked fear of return to clan wars.
President tries to shore up good governance and transparency bona fides after an audit cast doubt on her anti-corruption efforts.
'We are going to be new brooms' for change, Morgan Tsvangirai told party leaders at a conference.
Retired General Antonio Rivero released after 3 weeks in prison.
Critics dismiss the "Secure Homeland" initiative as a political charade that is sure to include human rights abuses.
'I want clearly and firmly to see that the government's policies continue after August 7, 2014', he said.
Ruled from 1976 to 1983; was serving life sentences for crimes against humanity.
Neighboring giants look to speed up efforts to settle boundary dispute, boost economic ties.
Despite the bail, the former military strongman is to remain under house arrest.
Hardliners argue that law protecting women's freedom is against Islam.
Move comes day President Thein Sein due to leave for a landmark visit to the U.S.
Nation's only independent polling agency said it may have to close; critics see larger crackdown.
Seeking broad support for a government of experts led by former finance minister.
Pope and Merkel, mindful of Christian vote, discuss a Europe focused on values, assistance.
Signature means first gay marriages may be celebrated within 10 days.
Said the E.U. should rethink its embargo on sending weapons to Syria.
Said thousands would have to be removed from occupied land under any peace deal.
Secretary of State John Kerry will press case for talks between rebels and President Bashar Assad's regime.
Rally drew only a few thousand, sign of flagging momentum for secular and liberal opposition.
Federal red ink would be down by $1.1 trillion over the next decade if his plan were implemented, according to nonpartisan analysts.
John Brennan's trip comes amid concerns about arms transfers from Syria to Lebanon's Hezbollah.
Insists lawmakers ought to be active on pocketbook issues, as opposed to the trio of controversies consuming the capitol.
Comes on the same day a second leading official from the tax agency announced plans to resign over the controversial targeting of tea party groups.