Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…
It is the first time this year that the two opposing sides have sat down together to find a solution to the political crisis.
A 12-hour general strike in Venezuela appears to have had little effect, despite support for the opposition party which called for a shutdown.
It has taken 10 months, but Spain appears to be finally on the verge of forming a new government.
Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in
Fighting rages around Aleppo, as Russia says it will extend a moratorium on air strikes on the besieged Syrian city into a ninth day.
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.
Several thousand anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas following last’s weeks move by election officials to block a recall…
In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.
Images from the rebel-held east of Aleppo show the extent of the destruction caused by pro-Assad airstrikes.
The Syrian army is tightening its grip on the besieged city of Aleppo.
Officials say it is in connection with suspected links with the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies claims he masterminded a failed coup in Turkey in July.
The race is on to salvage Colombia's peace deal as the government and FARC rebels plan new talks in the hope of reviving the pact
Turkish police have raided courthouses and prisons as the post-coup crackdown continues.
The Cairo Conference for Syrian Opposition delegation is in talks with Egypt to try to convince the Arabic power to have more involvement in efforts to resolve the Syrian civil…
At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.
The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…
28 local and regional mayors have been suspended on suspicion of 'supporting terrorist organisations.'
Gabonese opposition candidate Jean Ping declared himself president on Friday (September 2), after a disputed election that triggered two days of post-election riots against President Ali…
Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…
Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…
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Out but not down, Brazil’s ousted President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to appeal her impeachment.
Zimbabwe's home affairs minister, Ignatius Chombo, has warned opposition parties who plan to hold a protest on Friday calling for electoral reforms that any unsanctioned protests would not be tolerate
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been narrowly re-elected according to official results published on Monday.
Brazil’s Senate has voted to indict the country’s first female president.
Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…
Prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has avoided time in prison after prosecutors claimed that he had violated the terms of a his suspended sentence.
Large opposition rallies have been held in the Polish capital Warsaw.