Many international organisations including the UN have criticised the move by Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi rebels to form a government in Sana'a.
Felipe VI made an unusual and impassioned plea for dignity and respect to be restored in public life.
Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.
Hariri was prime minister of Lebanon from 2009 to 2011 and he's expected to take up that role again as part of a political deal
It has taken 10 months, but Spain appears to be finally on the verge of forming a new government.
Mariano Rajoy is heading towards a second term as Spain’s Prime Minister, after Socialists agreed not to block his latest bid to form a government.
A third of Jose Barroso’s European Commission colleagues have taken up high level roles in the business sector since leaving public office.
Governments have overreacted to pop songs long before Robbie Williams ruffled the Kremlin's feathers. Here's a few songs that have been banned for annoying the rich and powerful.
A National Security Agency contractor in the US has been arrested and charged with taking top secret information.
The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) will be released on Monday, October 3, 2016 under the theme: A Decade of African Governance.
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
Italy is marking Fertility Day to promote family planning and parenthood.
A shifting of parties' political positions may facilitate coalition talks but voters remain sceptical it will deliver stable government?
Tunisia’s new prime minister Youssef Chahed says boosting the economy and fighting terrorism are his priorities, as the country’s unity government officially takes…
Supporters of both Gabon’s president and of his chief rival have declared their candidate as the winner of Saturday’s election.
Colombia’s leftist rebel group the FARC has ordered its fighters to observe a ceasefire from midnight local time in a definitive truce.
Yemen has seen one of its biggest mass rallies since the 2011 overthrow of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Spain’s caretaker prime minister Mariano Rajoy is attempting to break the political deadlock in the country and announced a vote to swear him into office for August, but the Socialists declared they w
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday (May 25) and issued assurances that the mos