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Texas governor vows to fight against `farce` indictment

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 01:39

Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, vowed on Saturday to fight charges that he abused his power, calling the indictment a politically-motivated "farce."

No recording of crash that killed Brazil candidate

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 06:43

Brazil`s Air Force said the black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed a presidential candidate does not contain a recording of the flight.

Texas governor indicted over effort to remove official

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 05:45

Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, was indicted on Friday over an effort to force a local Democratic prosecutor to resign.

Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in plane crash: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 22:26

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, local television channel GloboNews reported, throwing the country`s October election into disarray and knocking local financial markets lower.

Turkish ruling party to name presidential candidate next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:11

Turkey`s ruling AK Party will announce its candidate for the August presidential election at a parliamentary group meeting next Tuesday, with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan widely expected to be its choice.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah slams Afghan election officials for `fraud`

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 02:30

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah on Sunday accused senior election officials of serious fraud, opening a dispute over the vote count that could threaten a smooth transition of power.

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani vows urgent action on corruption in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 02:44

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani vowed on Friday to take immediate action to tackle corruption if elected, acknowledging that donors had grown disgruntled over misuse of aid.

Clinton embarks on book tour -or is it campaign trail?

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 07:37

Hillary Clinton embarks this week on her most high-profile tour since leaving the State Department, a cross-country bonanza where the American public and media will focus as much on her political future as her past.

Hillary Clinton says she would release medical records

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 08:03

Hillary Rodham Clinton says if she seeks the White House again she will release her medical records in the same manner of past presidential candidates.

Ghani vows comeback to win Afghan election run-off

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 16:37

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani pledged today to fight on after coming second in preliminary election results, setting the stage for a difficult run-off vote likely to be targeted by Taliban militants.

Afghan presidential candidate supports freedom of press

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 16:23

Presidential candidate and former foreign minister Zalmai Rasoul Monday promised to support freedom of press and boost democracy in the post-Taliban Afghanistan if he wins the upcoming elections slated for April 5.

Afghan presidential candidate`s aides shot dead

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 16:50

Gunmen shot dead two aides of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah on the eve of the official election campaign Saturday, officials said, highlighting the security threat surrounding the April poll.