Having conceded defeat, the Gambian president now says that he rejects the outcome of this month’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow.
It is third time lucky for Ghana opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo.
Campaigning ahead of Sunday run-off to see who will be France’s centre-right presidential nominee has turned into a war of words.
After the UK’s Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s US victory, it’s France’s turn for a shock result.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has endorsed his rival Francois Fillon after his shock exit from the Republican presidential primary.
Trump's victory has given a boost to European populists such as the Front National leader tipped to do well in 2017 French presidential election.
Pro-Moscow candidate Igor Dodon claims victory in Moldovan presidential poll.
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Michel Aoun won a vote in parliament after more than two years of political deadlock
Leading Democratic Party figures and Hillary Clinton’s top aids have lambasted the FBI’s Director for revealing the bureau’s new inquiry into her email use.
The separate complaints concern alleged unwanted sexual advances the Republican presidential candidate made in the early 1990s and in 2007. He denies misconduct.
There was heavy security in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Saturday to deter potential unrest after a court ruling upholding the election victory of President Ali Bongo in…
It started as a cough, it became a stumble and now it’s all over social media.
Austria’s outgoing President has left office with a plea for the country to resist populism and xenophobia.
Obama side-by-side with Clinton on campaign trail “Trump is unqualified to be president” FBI criticised over Clinton email probe President Barack Obama has appeared on stage with Democratic presid
Austria’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the presidential run-off election must be held again.
Austria's presidential run-off vote is to be held again, meaning the EU could have its first far-right head of state within months.
Democrat Hillary Clinton won the District of Columbia primary on Tuesday, capturing the party’s last presidential nominating contest as Democrats turn their focus to the…
He may have been beaten by Hillary Clinton but Bernie Sanders is still on the campaign trail.
Hillary Clinton has claimed the US presidential nomination for the Democratic Party.
Austria's far-right Freedom Party is challenging the result of last month's presidential election claiming numerous irregularities.
Bernie Sanders has told his supporters he is not giving up the fight, despite his rival Hillary Clinton’s proclamation of victory in the race for the Democratic presidential…