Rwandan presidential candidates will for the first time in the history of the country's elections appear in a live television debate ahead of August 4 polls, said the National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the country on Wednesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) suffered a historical defeat in Sunday's Tokyo metropolitan assembly election, as Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's new party and its allies scored a sweeping victory.
The party of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has selected a diverse list of 428 candidates for parliamentary elections next month.
India's Supreme Court has cancelled the licenses of 634 doctors embroiled in a medical school admissions scandal in central Madhya Pradesh state.
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democractic candidate Hillary Clinton have finished their presidential race with the worst images of any U.S. major-party presidential candidates, found a Gallup poll released Tuesday.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday, it was testing a feature that would let page administrators create job postings and receive applications from candidates, a move that could pressure LinkedIn Corp's (LNKD.N) recruiting business.
The first parliamentary elections in Britain since the June 23 EU referendum take place this week to find MPs to replace former prime minister David Cameron and slain Labour politician Jo Cox.
Former Cuban President, Fidel Castro, said on Sunday that the U.S. Republican candidate for President, billionaire Donald Trump, is "disqualified," after the first debate with his Democrat adversary Hillary Clinton, two weeks ago.
Seventy lawmakers have been elected to the sixth Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), according to Hong Kong's Electoral Affairs Commission Monday evening.
The election for the sixth-term Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) began early on Sunday as hundreds of polling stations opened at 7:30 a.m. local time for registered electors to cast their votes.
Guterres, also the former UN high commissioner for refugees, garnered 11 "encourage" votes, two "discourage" votes and two "no opinion" from the 15-nation council in its second secret straw poll on candidate selection, diplomatic sources said.
The race to become the next UN chief gathers pace on Friday (Aug 5) with a second straw poll that could spring surprises and prompt some candidates to end their bid to become the world's top diplomat.
The UN Security Council on Thursday held its first straw poll on candidates vying to become the next UN secretary-general but made no announcement of the results.
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
Turks will vote on Sunday in one of the most consequential elections in modern Türkiye's 100-year history, with pre-election polls indicating President Recep Tayyip Erd
The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday urged parties concerned in Sudan to immediately cease hostilities and facilitate humanitarian access.In a press state
U.S. President Joe Biden has rejected Republicans' demands for spending cuts in negotiations to avoid a U.S. debt default as "unacceptable." The Treasury Department is
China and Australian have agreed to resume high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanisms, including a free trade agreement joint committee.According to a press stat
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in a recent report that global tourism, in terms of tourist arrival numbers, has rebounded to 80 percent
Greek conservatives received a clear mandate from the Greek people to continue efforts to change the country with a strong government, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotaki
United States President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy reached a tentative deal to raise the federal government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling
Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed during armed clashes near a border police station between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran's offici
Recent bank failures in the U.S. are combining with the Fed's continued rate hikes to cause volatility in the country's financial sector. That's according to leading ec
China's development is a growing force for peace and an increasing factor of global stability, Wang Yi, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the
Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
Democratic President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy edged closer to a deal to avoid a looming U.S. debt default Tuesday, as the threat of an
Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang on Saturday called for solid efforts to strengthen the country's brand building, as China has rolled out a series of measures on bran
Former President Donald Trump's town hall on CNN Wednesday featured no shortage of theatrics, from calling moderator Kaitlin Collins "nasty" to sparking laughs from a s
India is phasing out its largest bill, the 2000 rupee note ($24). While the bill can still be used, the central bank is asking people to deposit or exchange the note by
TikTok Inc. on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the state of Montana's new ban on its app, the first state to bar the popular short-video sharing service.TikTok argue
The Sudanese Army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Monday agreed to a five-day extension of a ceasefire agreement they signed on May 20 after negotiations in the S
Arab foreign ministers decided in an Arab League (AL) extraordinary meeting held in Cairo on Sunday to restore Syria's membership in the league after 12 years of suspen