The mother and fiance of the Kazakhstan skier Yuliya Galysheva came over to Sochi to support her at the Winter Olympics.
The grand mufti of Saudi Arabia said a ban on women driving in the conservative Gulf state protects society from "evil".
Saudi Arabia was braced for possible protests Saturday after women activists declared an "open driving campaign" against the deeply conservative kingdom's ban on women behind the wheel.
Looking to find a husband, make friends, and get ahead at work? Then you need to have lighter skin. That's the all-pervasive message in India.
The United States refuted Thursday what it said were "baseless accusations" that it was plotting against the government of the tiny west African nation of Gambia.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel chose a picturesque small town to launch into full campaign mode for an election in which she is seen likely to stay at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.
Julian Assange says he will not publicly address Swedish sex allegations before his bid for office in Australia because "Australian men don't like to talk about their private lives".
The United States on Thursday called on China to release a human rights lawyer who has campaigned against government corruption.
Michelle Obama's healthy eating campaign is clearly hitting close to home.
Campaigning for Mali's watershed July 28 presidential election officially begins on Sunday.
The Red Cross has launched a light-hearted education campaign aimed at those it describes as most vulnerable to climate change.
Desperate to save children from being used as soldiers in Congo, residents of the notorious "Triangle of Death" launched the first wide-scale campaign to end the practice in the remote and volatile region.
The presidential campaign to replace Venezuela's Hugo Chavez formally kicked off Tuesday, with his chosen successor vowing to carry on the deceased leader's socialist "revolution."
"Ready for Hillary" -- the name says it all.
Pakistan's political parties organised huge rallies on Sunday but campaigning for historic general elections in May was marred by a bomb attack which killed two people in the country's northwest.
Popular former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet announced late Wednesday that she is running in November 17 election.
Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles raised the rhetorical stakes Sunday, casting his campaign against interim president Nicolas Maduro as a spiritual struggle of good versus evil.
Venezuela's acting president Nicolas Maduro got behind the wheel of a public bus -- his former job -- as he vowed to steer the country into a socialist future after the death of Hugo Chavez.
Armenia votes in presidential polls Monday with incumbent leader Serzh Sarkisian set for victory in an election watched closely.
Former premier Silvio Berlusconi's zealous campaigning is closing the gap between the centre-right and left a month before the Italian general elections.
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