West African troops are preparing for what could be a potential showdown as Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow is set to be sworn in at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal, according to…
Jammeh a 90-day state of emergency on Tuesday evening, a situation that makes the scheduled swearing-in of the president-elect, Adama Barrow, close to impossible at least on Gambian soil. Barrow's cam
Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi pursued talks with mutinous soldiers’ leaders on Friday in Bouake, the city where he had been held against his will just a week…
Venezuela’s Congress has backed a resolution declaring President Nicolas Maduro has “abandoned his post”.
The heads of Ivory Coast’s army, police and gendarmerie have been dismissed by the country’s president following a two-day army mutiny.
South Africa says it is concerned about the volatile political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and has expressed the willingness to assist in any way to restore peace asking the in
Demonstrations spilled into a fourth day on Monday over measures seen as attempts to cement the government's grip on power.
Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…
Choi Soon-sil is the woman at the heart of the political scandal that has rocked South Korea and ensnared Park Geun-hye.
Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.
South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.
A huge demonstration has been held in the South Korean capital Seoul as people called on the president to resign.
Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition has announced a partial boycott of parliament, after the controversial detentions of it co-leaders and other lawmakers.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans have joined a candle-lit rally in Seoul, calling on the country’s embattled president to go.
Venezuela’a opposition-dominated parliament has delayed a symbolic trial of President Nicolas Maduro.
It is the first time this year that the two opposing sides have sat down together to find a solution to the political crisis.
As witnesses take to the stand in the impeachment trial against Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff, political scientist David Fleischer says this is the end of the road for the embattled…
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is officially on trial, on accusations of breaking budget laws.
Houthi rebels and political allies of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh have signed a deal to set up a power-sharing council to govern war-shattered Yemen.
Turkey has ordered the detention of 42 journalists under a crackdown following a failed coup.
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there were significant intelligence failures in the run up to last week’s failed coup.
Fears are growing of a return to civil war in South Sudan after renewed fighting between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president.
They are up and running and the prize is the key to Number 10 Downing Street.
After six months of political deadlock, Spain has yet another hung parliament.
Vladimir Putin has condemned the decision by the world athletics’ governing body to uphold a ban on Russia for systematic doping, thereby excluding its track and field competitors from this summer’s R
For the first time the leaders of four political parties have taken part in a televised debate before Spain’s June 26 election.