The high-stakes visit comes one day after Russia accused Kiev of violating the Geneva accord.
The League warned that holding a ballot would obstruct international efforts to resolve the Syrian conflict.
The ruling could land longtime Putin foe Alexei Navalny, who is currently under house arrest, a jail term.
David Cameron accused of fueling sectarian differences with description of Britain as a "Christian country."
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.
The detention of the top Taliban negotiator looks to have stalled hopes to reignite the peace process.
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.
Russia's foreign minister lambasted Kiev for failing to respect an accord reached in Geneva last week.
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.
President Bashar al-Assad is expected to make a bid for another seven-year term in office in the June ballot.
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.
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.