With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.
Moldova’s pro-Russian leader Igor Dodon has been sworn in as president during an inauguration ceremony in the capital Chisinau.
Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its only candidate for the next presidential election in 2018.
US President-elect Donald Trump has stopped off in Wisconsin on his victory tour of states just hours after a recount of votes there added to his presidential…
Romanians are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government, a year after a vast anti-corruption drive forced Prime Minister Victor Ponta to step down.
The socialist prime minister has announced he will seek the party's nomination for next year's election, after President Hollande said he would not run.
EU leaders have welcomed the outcome of Austria's presidential election as a brake on the advance of anti-establishment forces in Europe.
Austria chooses former Green Party leader Van der Bellen over far-right populist Norbert Hofer
Uzbekistan is holding its first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the man who ruled the Central Asian country with an iron fist for 27…
Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…
The world has seen another political bombshell – and this time it is in Africa!
He did the right thing… That is the feeling of French citizens, it seems, with a snap poll showing eight out of ten support President Francois Hollande’s shock announcement on Thursday that he won’t b
President Francois Hollande of France has announced that he will not be seeking a second term in office.
The final Austrian presidential debate was a less than cordial affair.
Taking hope from Donald Trump’s US election triumph, Austria’s far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer is eager to surf a tide of anti-establishment populism sweeping the West and win this Sund
Provisional results suggest Jovenel Moise has won the presidential election in Haiti. The political novice has won a majority in the first round, avoiding a second round runoff.
Europe could lurch further to the right when Austrians go to the polls on Sunday, December 4, to choose a new president.
Socially conservative, free market and pro-Russia are just some of the terms used to describe France's centre-right candidate for next year's presidential election.
Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Francois Fillon looks set to win the French Republican primaries.
Francois Fillon or Alain Juppe, both candidates have now cast their ballots, and now it’s up to France to choose who it wants to represent Les Republicains.
Fillon and Juppe face off in the second round of the conservative primaries, with the former favourite to win the nomination in opinion polls.
The contenders to represent "Les Républicains" in the 2017 election have held their final campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's vote.
As international politics begins to turn on its head, next year’s French presidential election has been dubbed the one to watch.
Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy is facing fresh allegations over the financing of his 2007 election campaign just days before France is due to hold the first round of primary elections to select