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.
Spain’s former Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has called for national dialogue in Venezuela in effort to mediate in the country’s spiralling political…
America and Israel are the sworn enemies of the Ansar Allah Movement, the Houthis. The armed political-religious group is based in the city of Saada
Pro-impeachment protesters have turned out in Brasilia to celebrate news that President Dilma Rousseff will go on trial for allegedly breaking budget
Dilma Rousseff has given an emotional speech in the wake of her suspension as President of Brazil, denouncing what she has labelled a coup d‘état
The Brazilian senate is due to vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. If senators vote in favour, Dilma Rousseff will be suspended
Brazil’s Senate says it will go ahead with a vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. It’s the latest in the long running saga of
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s parting of company with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised concerns from critics about increasing
A bad day for the UN’s man in Geneva, Staffan de Mistura, who faced empty chairs when he sat down with the main Syrian opposition, who decided to
Iraq’s Prime Minister has warned that a political crisis gripping the country could harm the war against ISIL militants. Grappling to retain control
Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely
The new prime minister of Iceland, Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, has formed his Cabinet. The handover from the previous cabinet took place at two State
A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has said no to a cabinet reshuffle, ignoring calls for changes which could have boosted her political support and
As pro- and anti-government protests rage on the streets of Brazil, the game of political ping pong has been stepped up a notch. The administration
Venezuela’s Congress has rejected President Nicolas Maduro’s decree requesting emergency powers to address the nation’s worsening recession. The
The Supreme Court in Venezuela has ruled that the new National Assembly’s decisions are void unless three banned opposition lawmakers are removed
People are leaving Burundi, amid an upsurge in violence there – with some touching down at Brussels airport. It comes after Belgium, Burundi’s
Both sides from Libya’s warring factions have come together to sign a UN-brokered peace deal. Four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya