Kiev has rejected calls from Moscow to negotiate with pro-Russia separatists, calling them "terrorists."
Shinzo Abe hopes an election win will give him a mandate to delay planned increase in sales tax.
President Barack Obama said close to announcing major changes to system through executive action.
At least three were killed in attack by militants on politician's home.
The Algeria-mediated talks are aimed to calm long-standing tensions with Tuareg rebels in north.
With about 96% of the results in, the ANC has 62% of the vote, followed by the Democratic Alliance with 22%.
General Sanogo was arrested last fall in connection with the disappearance of dozens of soldiers.
President Cristina Fernandez said to be suffering an infection or inflammation of the colon.
Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff appears to be the favorite to win Sunday's runoff against Aecio Neves.
Brazilian Socialist Party throws support behind President Dilma Rousseff's challenger.
The decision will come on October 15, even as Madrid insists a vote on independance would be illegal.
The prime minister's BJP Party is set to dominate key state elections thanks to intensive campaigning.
P.M. Prayuth Chan-ocha announced contentious martial law to remain despite negative impact on tourism.
Officials signed a long-delayed security pact to allow troops to stay in the country after the end of the year.
Students boycotting classes to protest China's decision how Hong Kong's leader should be elected.
Miguel Macedo resigned following an investigation into alleged corruption linked to residence permits.
Venezuela, Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand and Spain awarded non-permanent seeats.
Thousands turned out for the one-year anniversary of the killing of a rapper by a far-right party supporter.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls forestalled a rebellion within the Socialist government in a tight confidence vote.
The U.S. Secretary of State will travel to Jordan for discussions with King Abdullah.
Brussels condemned plans to build homes in East Jerusalem, echoing similar criticisms by the U.S.
Haider al-Abadi says he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
Iran and six world powers will hold their first negotiating round since failing to meet July target date.
Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin offers a spirited examination of the political process in the United States.
Goal is to galvanise member states to sign up to a comprehensive new global climate agreement.
During their call, the two leaders reportedly discussed the growing instability in Iraq and the crisis in Gaza.
The potential 2016 presidential candidate distanced herself from the president in a candid interview.