Haiti vote ends peacefully

Haiti's 5.8 million voters were asked to cast their votes for the first round of presidential elections.

Iran victory within Obama`s reach

US President Barack Obama has won the backing of a fresh clutch of senators for his Iran deal, raising the prospect he could yet dodge a humiliating legislative rebuke.

Clinton vows to answer questions about private e-mails

 Hillary Clinton said that she will answer lawmakers` questions about her use of a private e-mail account for official business during her time as secretary of state when she testifies in Congress.

Hillary Clinton pledges to rewrite tax code if elected US President

Appealing to working families in her first major campaign speech, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday she would rewrite the U.S. tax code if she is elected so that it rewards hard work, and not quick equities trades or money stashed away overseas.

Fox makes room for second-tier White House hopefuls

With the number of Republicans in the 2016 White House race already in double digits, organizers have struggled to resolve how to give all candidates sufficient debate time in the campaign`s early months.

Burundi president`s third term bid `non-negotiable`: Government

Burundi`s government said Tuesday that President Pierre Nkurunziza would not end his third-term bid for power in elections next month despite weeks of opposition protests.

Clinton`s debut campaign rally set for June 13 in New York

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has been a US presidential candidate for seven weeks, but her campaign officially launches June 13 with a rally on a New York City island, her team said Monday.

US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote
US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said Thursday he is joining the bid to oust embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter, in a move that could risk America`s chances of hosting another World Cup.

Hillary Clinton draws contrasts with Republicans on immigration

 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for a path to citizenship for some of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States, drawing a sharp contrast with her Republican foes.

Michel Platini triumphs at UEFA, launches attack on Sepp Blatter
Michel Platini triumphs at UEFA, launches attack on Sepp Blatter

Football legend Michel Platini on Tuesday scored a hat-trick of victories for the presidency of UEFA and made an immediate attack on Sepp Blatter`s leadership of world body FIFA.

Kazakh President calls early April 26 election

 Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Wednesday set early elections for April 26, a move that will almost certainly see the septuagenarian leader re-elected for another term in the energy-rich state.

Sri Lanka has healthy tradition of democratic change: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has welcomed the completion of peaceful transfer of power in Sri Lanka following its recently held Presidential Elections, adding that the island country has a healthy tradition of democratic change.

Sri Lanka opposition faces bullets ahead of key vote

Gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Sri Lanka Saturday, marking an escalation of violence ahead of next week`s crucial presidential elections, party officials and police said.

Conspiracy to divide Sri Lanka, says Rajapaksa's party

 The Sri Lankan government Sunday apprehended an "international conspiracy" to divide the country by getting political parties to support the opposition at next month`s presidential election.

Sri Lanka will invite foreign monitors for polls

Sri Lanka today said it will invite foreign monitors but will not call UN personnel for the upcoming presidential elections in January.

Tunisia set for runoff in landmark election

The battle for an expected runoff vote for the Tunisian presidency kicked off Monday even before first round results were in from a landmark post-Arab Spring election.

Croatia`s Presidential Elections set for December 28

Croatia, the European Union`s newest member, has called Presidential Elections for December 28, the government said on Wednesday.

Tunisia readies for presidential elections

Campaign posters and banners for next week's presidential elections have covered the walls of Tunisia's cities and towns, papering over the flaking posters from the parliamentary elections just three weeks ago.

Romania PM poised for election win despite justice fears

Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set to win the first round of presidential elections in Romania on Sunday, despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling the rampant corruption that blights one of Europe`s poorest countries.

Warren Buffett would `bet money` on Clinton becoming president

 Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday he would bet money on Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States.