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Bashar al-Assad`s adviser says he may run again

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 01:38

President Bashar Assad`s adviser said it would be difficult to hold a Presidential Election in Syria, given its raging violence.

Egypt army says its chief Sisi must run for president

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 01:16

Egypt`s top military body Monday backed its commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency, which he is assured to win after ousting the democratically elected leader in July.

Egypt to hold presidential election first: Mansour

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:04

Egypt will hold a presidential election before parliamentary polls this year, interim President Adly Mansour said move that could pave way for the swift election of army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Algerian Islamists to boycott presidential election

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 03:48

Algeria`s main Islamist party, the Movement for the Society of Peace (MSP), on Saturday announced a boycott of the presidential election due to be held April 17.

Nigeria to hold presidential vote on February 14, 2015

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 03:31

Nigeria is to hold its next presidential election on February 14, 2015, the electoral agency said Friday, with incumbent head of state Goodluck Jonathan expected to seek a second term.

Bobby Jindal to run for president`s post in 2016: Top US senator

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 07:39

Top Republican leader and current Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal is planning to run for president in 2016, a top US Senator from his home State has said.

Hillary Clinton will decide on 2016 `sometime next year`

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 01:38

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she hasn`t made up her mind about whether to run for president in 2016 but will "make that decision sometime next year."

Ruling party officially wins Honduran presidency

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 09:32

Honduras` electoral court has officially declared ruling party candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez the winner of Sunday`s presidential election, with 80 percent of the vote counted.

Algeria`s Bouteflika nominated for 4th term: party

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 17:05

Algeria`s 76-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was today designated his party`s candidate in the 2014 presidential election, despite having been largely unseen for months because of health woes.

India looks forward to working closely with new Maldives Prez

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 15:00

India on Sunday welcomed the successful conclusion of the Maldives` Presidential election process in a peaceful manner and said it looks forward to cooperating closely with new President Abdulla Yamin Abdul Gayoom and his government.

Mohammed Nasheed `graciously` accepts defeat as Yameen wins Maldives run-off

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 14:14

Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed, who won earlier run-offs, on Sunday accepted defeat saying he didn`t want to incite violence.

Commonwealth decides to wait till tomorrow on Maldives

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:56

The Commonwealth on Friday decided to wait till tomorrow on how it should deal with Maldives, which has been struggling to elect a new president.