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Results of the March parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote

Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.

Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote
US Republicans move to dump Trump
US Republicans move to dump Trump

Many say the populist crazy talk is typical of the White House primaries, but Republican frontrunner Donald Trump's increasingly incendiary remarks are leading some conservatives to brand him a "fascist".

US Republicans move to dump Trump
Bush rejects role of 'angry agitator' as he reboots White House bid
Bush rejects role of 'angry agitator' as he reboots White House bid

Jeb Bush vowed not to adopt the incendiary rhetoric of other Republican White House contenders, as he sought to reboot his floundering presidential campaign.

Bush rejects role of 'angry agitator' as he reboots White House bid
EU says Turkish vote reaffirms people's 'strong' democratic commitment
EU says Turkish vote reaffirms people's 'strong' democratic commitment

The European Union said it looked forward to working with the new Turkish government after elections showed the people's "strong commitment" to democracy.

EU says Turkish vote reaffirms people's 'strong' democratic commitment
Erdogan: Turkey's 'Sultan' wins again
Erdogan: Turkey's 'Sultan' wins again

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose from humble beginnings to become Turkey's most powerful politician since Ataturk.

Erdogan: Turkey's 'Sultan' wins again
Campaigning wraps up for critical Turkey vote
Campaigning wraps up for critical Turkey vote

Turkish politicians rallied their supporters on the eve of a vote many fear is unlikely to bring an end to months of instability.

Campaigning wraps up for critical Turkey vote
Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp
Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp

The resounding victory of Poland's conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party in general election has given a boost to European eurosceptics.

Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp
Ukraine praised for 'democratic' vote but told more reforms needed
Ukraine praised for 'democratic' vote but told more reforms needed

Ukraine praised for 'democratic' vote but told more reforms needed
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. ©Reuters/Ivan Alvarado
Cristina Kirchner: end of an era in Argentina

Cristina Kirchner, the fiery, unbending president who has dominated Argentine politics for 12 years along with her late husband Nestor, leaves a divisive legacy as the country elects her successor.

Cristina Kirchner: end of an era in Argentina
Obama congratulates Canada's Trudeau
Obama congratulates Canada's Trudeau

President Barack Obama called Canada's Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau to congratulate him on his election victory, with both men vowing closer cooperation on trade and climate change.

Obama congratulates Canada's Trudeau
Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support
Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support

The leader of the separatist Scottish National Party played down the chance of a new independence referendum anytime soon as her party gathered to build momentum for vital elections in May.

Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support
Sisi looms large over Egypt vote
Sisi looms large over Egypt vote

Egyptians begin voting Sunday for a parliament expected to step firmly in line behind President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor in 2013.

Sisi looms large over Egypt vote
Ukraine's Poroshenko says vote needed in pro-Russia strongholds
Ukraine's Poroshenko says vote needed in pro-Russia strongholds

Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko stressed the need for legitimate elections in the country's separatist regions in order to eventually re-integrate the pro-Moscow strongholds.

Ukraine's Poroshenko says vote needed in pro-Russia strongholds
Trump pulls out of event at US Hispanic chamber
Trump pulls out of event at US Hispanic chamber

Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump has backed out of an appearance at the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Trump pulls out of event at US Hispanic chamber
Ukraine local elections will not take place in 2015: Hollande
Ukraine local elections will not take place in 2015: Hollande

French President Francois Hollande said that local elections in Ukraine, planned for October, will be delayed until next year.

Ukraine local elections will not take place in 2015: Hollande
Spain's general election set for December 20: PM
Spain's general election set for December 20: PM

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced that Spain's forthcoming general election will be held on December 20.

Spain's general election set for December 20: PM
Pro-Kremlin party suffers rare defeat in local election
Pro-Kremlin party suffers rare defeat in local election

Russian President Vladimir Putin's ruling party suffered a rare election defeat when its candidate for governor of the Irkutsk region of Siberia lost to a Communist candidate.

Pro-Kremlin party suffers rare defeat in local election
Separatists win absolute majority of seats in Catalan vote: exit poll
Separatists win absolute majority of seats in Catalan vote: exit poll

Separatists pushing to make Catalonia independent from Spain were on track to win an absolute majority of parliamentary seats in a regional election.

Separatists win absolute majority of seats in Catalan vote: exit poll
Sarkozy backs 'united Spain' amid Catalan independence bid
Sarkozy backs 'united Spain' amid Catalan independence bid

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy appealed for a "united Spain" in Barcelona as campaigning wrapped up for a regional election in Catalonia framed as an indirect vote on independence.

Sarkozy backs 'united Spain' amid Catalan independence bid
Trump under fire for failure to rebut anti-Muslim backer
Trump under fire for failure to rebut anti-Muslim backer

Democratic presidential candidates joined the White House in slamming Donald Trump for failing to challenge a questioner who wrongly claimed President Barack Obama was a Muslim and not a US citizen.

Trump under fire for failure to rebut anti-Muslim backer