Michel Martelly stepped down, leaving a deeply divided country in the hands of a disputed interim government.
Sen. Marco Rubio drew the ire of several of his GOP rivals.
Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders in their most contentious presidential debate yet.
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Plan for unity government was part of peace deal to end the civil war that began in 2013.
Early results show ex-premier Faustin Archange Touadera taking a surprise lead in presidential vote.
Hissène Habré is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes during his 1982-90 rule.
by Michael Lerner Several countries ban fireworks and street carnivals over the risk of crime and violence.
Threat of violence, fraud allegations loomed over presidential vote that had been scheduled for Sunday.
by Michael Lerner The U.S. will accept an unspecified number of people fleeing gang violence as refugees.
President Nicolas Maduro will govern by decree for two months.
Brings to an end 16 years of government majorities in the single-chamber assembly.
by Michael Lerner Cross-border railway, port, and electricity connections will benefit both countries.
Tsai Ing-wen leads the Democratic Progressive Party, which wants independence from China.
China is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits Zimbabwe and S. Africa.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi addressed huge crowd in run-up to historic election.
by Erin Wright Anti-immigration rhetoric has risen after reports of a mass sexual assault on New Year's Eve.
Police fired tear gas at dozens of Greek farmers who pelted them with oranges and tried to storm parliament.
Victor Ponta stepped down after thousands took to the streets to protest over fire that killed 32 people.
Madrid states that restoring its sovereignty over Gibraltar is “a fundamental objective.”
The U.N.-backed deal hopes the new government will unite Libya's warring factions.
by W. Alex Sanchez Alien overlords notwithstanding, the show's themes are true to life. Think: media blackouts, disappearances, and questionable resistance tactics.
Session was packed with supporters of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
by Michael Lerner Iran is at a structural disadvantage because S. Arabia has influential allies and Mecca.
Presidential candidates prepare for their first electoral test on Monday.
Candidates clashed on gun control and healthcare on Sunday night in their liveliest television debate so far.
Presidential hopefuls talk national security in first debate since Paris and California attacks.
Republican front-runner and top challenger Ted Cruz ended a longstanding truce with bitter exchanges.