Aung San Suu Kyi wants to change the Burmese constitution. But will the military really go along?
Meet the two hapless candidates running in Syria’s stage-managed farce of an election to confirm president-for-life Bashar al-Assad.
Syria's presidential election might be a farce -- but that doesn't mean it isn't dangerous.
A nasty -- and surprising -- election fight is playing out in Colombia. And the recent years of peace and prosperity hang in the balance.
As a new president takes office, a deadly firefight rages in Ukraine’s volatile east.
Ukrainian billionaire Petro Poroshenko won the election. But can he win over the people?
The Egyptian election was supposed to bring the former Army chief to office on a massive wave of popular support. So why did so many voters stay home?
Petro Poroshenko easily won Ukraine's elections. But from air strikes in the east to empty government coffers in Kiev, the country's new president will have no time to celebrate.
Forty years ago, the enemy of democracy in Portugal was fascism. Now it's just Europolitics.
The election of the European Commission’s president may not be exciting -- but it’s far more important than cranky, skeptical pundits are willing to admit.
How terrorism in the Sinai has eclipsed Egypt's presidential election -- and laid bare tensions with the U.S.
Ukrainians riot ahead of the presidential election; Ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldiers train near the Syrian border; and Thailand's army chief declares a coup.
A future President Sisi urgently needs to reform Egypt's economy. But he has to make sure it's not just the rich who benefit.
Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is sure to win the upcoming presidential elections. But a new poll shows that he will be taking the helm of a profoundly divided nation.
Why Narendra Modi's new foreign policy won't make Washington happy.
It’s not just President Hollande who's under threat from France’s right-wing party. It’s Europe.
Meet the man crazy enough to run for president against the new strongman in Cairo.
Ukrainians hope that Petro Poroshenko can lead them out of the current crisis. But can one man provide the solution to all the country's problems?
How Washington should engage with India’s new prime minister.
India wrapped up the largest democratic election in the world; Pope Francis ordained 13 new priests; and Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine concluded a controversial referendum for self-rule.
An obscure Indian law requires gun owners to surrender their weapons during election season. But India’s gun lobby says it only encourages a spike in violence.
Jacob Zuma's seemingly invincible ANC is back on top -- but that doesn't mean it will continue to rule “until Jesus comes back.”
Britain's almost comically right-wing Tea Party clone is on the rise -- but if it ends up kingmaker in Westminster, that's no laughing matter.
Russia celebrates Victory Day; South Africa gears up for national elections; and Narendra Modi works the campaign trail.
The Vatican prepares for the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II; Pro-Russian activists clash with police in Donetsk; and sumo wrestlers make babies cry in Japan.
As the Indian election continues, voters are concerned about corruption like never before. But will anything really change?