Egyptians go to the polls on March 26 and for three days, they will cast their votes to elect the country's president, in a race pitting the incumbent president Abdel Fattah el Sisi against little kno
Venezuela's president says opposition boycott of mayoral elections disqualifies them from next year's presidential vote
Donald Trump unveiled sweeping new US sanctions against North Korea on Thursday as part of the latest effort to halt the country’s nuclear weapons
US Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Donald Trump, by boycotting a planned committee hearing to confirm his Cabinet picks.
The leader of Gabon’s main civil service union called for a boycott of the African Nations Cup (CAN) on Wednesday (January 12), saying the money the country is spending on hosting the tournament would
The head of Russia's Olympic Committee says he expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire team will be banned from Rio over allegations of state-sponsored doping.
The United States women’s soccer team could boycott this summer’s Rio Olympics unless their demands for equal pay as the men’s national side are met
A row has erupted between the European Union and Israel over the labelling of products “Made in Israel.” New guidelines mean Israeli producers must
Iran is boycotting this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair because of an appearance by British Indian author Salman Rushdie. He was the subject of an
After France’s environment minister called on people to stop eating a certain chocolate spread to save the rainforests, the wife of Italy’s prime
The news that Russia could lose the 2018 World Cup if there is evidence Moscow has paid bribes to obtain the award threatens to strain further the
Nearly two dozen movie-makers and a group of international critics have pulled out of the Istanbul Film Festival, amid a censorship row. The
In this edition of Utalk, Lesya from Paris asks: “Do you think the possibility of EU countries boycotting Euro 2012 in Ukraine will help Yulia