The candidate's withdrawal is seen as a boost to conservative hardliners trying to unseat President Rouhani.
With days to go until Iran's Presidential election, front-runner and incumbent Hassan Rouhani painted his rivals as power-hungry puppets of the security forces.
Exit polls suggest Moon, who favours talks with Pyongyang, has won the election
The election was called following the impeachment of Park Geun-hye in December.
Iran has held a TV debate ahead of the presidential election which saw hardliners challenge Hassan Rouhani over the lack of economic revival since his nuclear deal was agreed with big…
South Korean polling stations open early in presidential poll
With less than one month to go until its presidential election, Iran is gearing up for a political showdown.
Jean-Luc Melenchon gathering steam in the French election
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.
Venezuela’s opposition leader is vowing to fight on, despite being barred from holding political office for 15 years.
In a surprise announcement the ruling Country Alliance party, which won Sunday's election, called on the National Electoral Council for an immediate vote recount.
Anti-Vucic protests in Belgrade with critics accusing PM of tightening his rule with a landslide presidential win
Supporters of conservative Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso clashed with police in the streets of Guayaquil on Sunday April 2, after it appeared leftist Lenin Moreno was poised to win
Celebrations at the Belgrade headquarters of Serbia’s ruling Progressive Party.
The ruling Republican Party is leading in a parliamentary election in ex-Soviet Armenia, an exit poll showed on Sunday.
Polls predict Serbia’s presidential election will be a landslide victory for Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić.
Serbia votes in a presidential election expected to be an easy win for Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić.
If Serbs vote with the economy in mind on Sunday Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic should have little trouble winning the presidency.
Voters will head to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election that will shape the country for the next four years.
France's first of three televised presidential debates. Who said what, to whom and which of the five candidates performed the best
Hungary’s president Janos Ader has comfortably won another five years in office following a parliamentary vote.
French electors have no environmental presidential candidate to vote for for the first time since the 1960s, with the Greens' man now campaigning alongside the Socialists.
French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to
Hollande calls on France to avoid populism
The confirmation of his cabinet choices may be moving at a slower pace than he’d like, but US President Donald Trump is forging ahead with his election pledge to ‘buy and hire…
Austria’s president took another swipe at so-called populist parties on Monday as he held talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.