Ethiopia, Africa`s second-most populous country, holds general elections Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office.
Amid speculation over Rahul Gandhi's elevation, a senior congress leader and former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday predicted that the Congress would win the next elections and Gandhi would be the next Prime Minister.
Germany`s finance minister warned Greece that any new government must respect commitments made by its predecessor, as the country moved closer to early elections that EU officials fear would be won by a radical leftist party.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s expected easy victory in Sunday`s general election marks another chapter in the career of a man who has enjoyed rare individual success in Japan`s consensus-driven politics.
Helped by improved business sentiment after general elections, PC shipments in the country grew by 5.8 percent to about 2.67 million units during the quarter ended September 30, compared to the previous three months, research firm IDC said.
The influential speaker of Myanmar's parliament said on Tuesday the military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president will not be changed before next year's general election.
Life in Telangana may come to a standstill on Tuesday with the Government conducting a massive household survey across the newly-formed State to ascertain comprehensive information on the citizens, an exercise which has attracted criticism from certain quarters.
Ratifying Amit Shah as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President, outgoing party chief Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, India will become `jagat guru` again.