Estonia’s divided parliament has failed to elect a successor to President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is having to stand down after two consecutive terms.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov’s daughter has confirmed he is in a stable condition, but remains in intensive care, after suffering a brain haemorrhage on…
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been narrowly re-elected according to official results published on Monday.
At the age of 77, former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is taking on the presidency of Peru.
The Philippines has a new president after Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in during a ceremony in Manila following his resounding election victory in May.
Historian Gudni Johannesson has claimed victory in Iceland's presidential election.
German President Joachim Gauck has surprised many by announcing he wont be serving a second five-year term.
As the Brazilian senate debated whether or not to impeach its president, protesters gathered outside the congress in the capital Brasilia. The
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has announced an early parliamentary election is to be held on June 5. It follows months of political
New president Htin Kyaw is a close confidante of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Htin Kyaw reassured public servants their jobs are secure despite government cost-cutting plans
The trial of former Chadian leader Hissène Habré is set to resume today in Senegal.
With just 18 days to go until the Iowa caucuses, the leading US Republican candidates for president candidates faced off in their sixth debate of the
Jimmy Morales has been sworn in as Guatemala’s new president before the country’s Congress. In his first speech to the nation the 46 year-old former
Amid waning party support, acting President of Catalonia, Artur Mas says he will step down as the Spanish region’s pro-independence leader
Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he intends to seek a third term in office.
Argentina gets a new president Mauricio Macri is centre-right Predecessor Cristina Fernandez boycotts handover ceremony Macri vows to work for
Alassane Ouattara looks set to remain president of the Ivory Coast as votes are cast in the first presidential election since the end of a decade
Argentina is voting for a new president with Buenos Aires state governor Daniel Scioli well ahead in the opinion polls. Argentina election: Is
Guatemala’s former leader Otto Perez is to remain in jail over his alleged role in a bribery scandal that has plunged the country into political
Former US President Jimmy Carter has told reporters he has been diagnosed with brain cancer and will undergo radiation treatment. It comes barely a
Elections in Burundi, postponed two weeks ago, have been delayed for a second time — local and legislative. Police have been shooting at protesters
Two people have been killed in demonstrations in Burundi. The deaths happened when hundreds of people took to the streets of the country’s capital on
There has been confirmation from Togo’s constitutional court that Faure Gnassingbe has won a third term in office.
He is said to have secured
The president of Tunisia has signed several agreements to strengthen economic and security cooperation with France. President Beji Caid Essebsi is
In an exclusive interview with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, the leader spoke to euronews about the upcoming EU summit and what position the