Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa has cast his vote in the election that he hopes will bring him a second term of office.
Correa, a left wing
Around the world, many countries have begun implementing measures to screen new arrivals.
Many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are
The Social Democrats in Iceland are vowing to push for EU membership and the adoption of the euro currency after their historic election victory
An Italian cruise ship has fought off an attack by pirates off the east African coast.
The crew used pistols and a firehose against pirates who
The US Secretary of State has followed up her surprise trip to Iraq with an unannounced visit to Lebanon.
Hillary Clinton’s talks with President
A deadly new flu virus is spreading beyond Mexico, sparking fears of a global flu pandemic.
A quarter of the 81 people who have died here have
Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire, but it has been immediately rejected by the government.
With the rebels
Ukraine is today commemorating the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
23 years after the world’s worst ever nuclear accident, a ceremony
The Israeli government has been discussing its position towards Syria amid signs of a split.
Yesterday Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said
Iceland’s centre-left coalition has swept to power for the first time in the country’s 65-year history.
For the jubilant Social Democrat leader
A new deadly flu virus suspected of causing more than 80 deaths is causing growing alarm in Mexico and around the world.
Mexican authorities have
Observers say the democratic credentials of the Russian President are being put to the test today as the city of Sochi votes for a new mayor.
Mexico is continuing its battle to contain the spread of a new flu strain but latest reports say up to 81 people may have now died…
With more than
Iceland’s centre-left parties have secured an absolute majority in the country’s 63 seat parliament.
Between them, the Social Democrat/Left Green
The people of the Russian Black sea resort of Sochi vote for a new mayor today in what has been described as a dirty campaign by government critics