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Plan to restrict presidents to two terms in office has been dropped for the time being by heads of state.
Yingluck Shinawatra faces charges related to a multi-billion dollar rice scheme.
Some think the early polls will emphasize the futility of the electoral process, and usher in instability.
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.
Public sector employees will now work five and a half hours, part of a nationwide electricity rationing plan.
Leaders signed a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation.
Demonstrators shouting "Out with Dilma" gathered in over 100 cities in the second major protest this year.
Mexican officials offered $20 million in incentives to film in Mexico and meet some script requirements.
The BJP-PDP coalition is an unusual step for a region still plagued by sectarian violence.
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.
David Cameron will pledge to ensure the "economic recovery reaches all parts of our country."
The divisive Jean-Marie will not be a candidate in regional elections.
Expected to discuss strained ties between the E.U. and Russia.
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party and their allies won first round of local elections.
Qatar is raising its international profile in military modernization and tackling climate change.
The Israeli prime minister said he would press American lawmakers not to give Tehran "a free path to the bomb."
White House pessimistic on two-state solution after Israeli premier vowed to oppose a Palestinian state.
The Israeli P.M. posted a video to his Facebook page expressing regret over the inflammatory comments.
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.