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With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone
With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone

Barack Obama has only two years left in office but he is not ready to slow down.

With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone
Rousseff must fight graft to placate angry Brazil
Rousseff must fight graft to placate angry Brazil

Brazilian President must now deliver on her pledge to crack down on corruption or be dogged by the scandals that nearly derailed her campaign.

Rousseff must fight graft to placate angry Brazil
Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win
Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff called for national unity after winning reelection in a bitterly fought race that divided the country.

Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win
Neymar backing Brazil challenger Neves in election run-off
Neymar backing Brazil challenger Neves in election run-off

Brazilian football idol Neymar voiced support for presidential challenger Aecio Neves, just three days before this weekend's election run-off.

Neymar backing Brazil challenger Neves in election run-off
Polls give Rousseff growing lead ahead of Brazil vote
Polls give Rousseff growing lead ahead of Brazil vote

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff is gaining ground over center-right challenger Aecio Neves.

Polls give Rousseff growing lead ahead of Brazil vote
Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls
Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls

Two new polls showed incumbent Dilma Rousseff fractionally ahead of rival Aecio Neves in a race that is still too close to call.

Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls
Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate
Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff fell ill at the end of a tense and at times bitter televised debate Thursday with challenger Aecio Neves.

Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. © RIA Novosti
Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling

President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against "attempts to blackmail" Moscow.

Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling
Italy confirms Putin-Poroshenko meeting in Milan Friday
Italy confirms Putin-Poroshenko meeting in Milan Friday

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Milan on Friday, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said.

Italy confirms Putin-Poroshenko meeting in Milan Friday
As Hillary Clinton stumps for Democrats, 2016 looms large
As Hillary Clinton stumps for Democrats, 2016 looms large

Hillary Clinton hits the campaign trail to support a Democratic Senate hopeful, one of several events that could offer sneak peeks at her 2016 presidential aspirations.

As Hillary Clinton stumps for Democrats, 2016 looms large
Mozambicans pick president in test for long-ruling Frelimo
Mozambicans pick president in test for long-ruling Frelimo

Mozambique heads to the polls a tough test for Frelimo, the party that has ruled the resource-rich country since independence in 1975.

Mozambicans pick president in test for long-ruling Frelimo
Nationalists ahead in Bosnia presidency races
Nationalists ahead in Bosnia presidency races

Nationalist candidates of Bosnia's Croats, Muslims and Serbs were ahead in the race for the country's tripartite presidency.

Nationalists ahead in Bosnia presidency races
Republicans fume over report Obama may shut Guantanamo
Republicans fume over report Obama may shut Guantanamo

President Barack Obama is considering shutting Guantanamo and transferring its terror-suspect detainees to US soil.

Republicans fume over report Obama may shut Guantanamo
'Missing' Kim Jong-Un absent on key party anniversary

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un apparently missed a key political event, extending a month-long absence.

'Missing' Kim Jong-Un absent on key party anniversary
Erdogan denounces Turkey protests as peace process 'sabotage'
Erdogan denounces Turkey protests as peace process 'sabotage'

Turkish President Recep vowed that the peace process with Kurdish rebels would not be derailed by "sabotage".

Erdogan denounces Turkey protests as peace process 'sabotage'
Buffett would 'bet money' on Clinton becoming president
Buffett would 'bet money' on Clinton becoming president

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday he would bet money on Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States.

Buffett would 'bet money' on Clinton becoming president
Rousseff set to face Neves in Brazil run-off
Rousseff set to face Neves in Brazil run-off

Brazilian President is set to face Social Democrat Aecio Neves in a run-off election, leaving popular environmentalist Marina Silva out of the race.

Rousseff set to face Neves in Brazil run-off
Brazil primed for closest election in decades
Brazil primed for closest election in decades

Brazil's presidential elections are likely to be the closest in a generation, but polls suggest leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff will secure a second term after a run-off.

Brazil primed for closest election in decades
Grandmum Clinton doles out advice to baby Charlotte
Grandmum Clinton doles out advice to baby Charlotte

Hillary Clinton, widely expected to run for the US presidency in 2016, had a grandmotherly glow as she encouraged women to take risks.

Grandmum Clinton doles out advice to baby Charlotte
Ghani named next Afghan president, signs power-sharing deal
Ghani named next Afghan president, signs power-sharing deal

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president.

Ghani named next Afghan president, signs power-sharing deal