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Bobby Jindal still mulling 2016 White House run

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:08

Louisiana`s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal will not make a decision about a White House run in 2016 until after November as he tries to make his Republican Party "stop being the stupid party.

Afghan elections: Ashraf Ghani leads in preliminary results

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:42

The preliminary results of the Afghanistan`s presidential elections held last month announced ex-World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani the winner with 56.4 percent of the run-off vote to Abdullah Abdullah`s 43.5 percent on Monday.

On eve of election results, Afghan candidate sends warning to rival

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 03:24

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah warned his rival on Sunday he would refuse to accept the outcome of the country`s troubled election unless he saw firm evidence that the vote was completely free of fraud.

Turkish president not to contest for second term

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:21

Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Sunday that he will not run for a second term in the forthcoming presidential elections in August.

Mozambique presidential candidate campaigns from bush hide-out

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:58

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesman said Tuesday.

Mud flung as Indonesia presidential race heats up

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:09

One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia`s presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.

In Indonesia`s presidential race, ex-general a winner in proxy TV battle

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:38

If Indonesia`s presidential election were to be decided by favourable coverage on its television channels, ex-general Prabowo Subianto would be in the driver`s seat and frontrunner.

Afghan vote step forward on `democratic path`: US

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 21:01

The US today congratulated Afghan people on the successful and peaceful second round of presidential elections and said that this is a significant step forward on the country`s democratic path.

Afghanistan tightens security ahead of presidential runoff

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 16:23

The Afghan government has tightened security to ensure safety of the people during the presidential runoff Saturday, media reported Friday.

UN urges Afghans to vote again in presidential polls

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:06

UN secretary-general`s special representative for Afghanistan, Jan Kubis urged Afghans to take part in Saturday`s second round of the presidential polls, media reported on Friday.

Kurdish rebels ramp up pressure ahead of Turkey vote

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 08:41

Kurdish rebels in Turkey`s southeast are ramping up attacks in a bid to pressure Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to speed up reforms ahead of presidential elections, analysts say.

Presidential election in Syria is a disgrace: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 08:43

The United States has said the presidential election in Syria is a "disgrace" and its president Bashar al-Assad has lost his credibility which he had before the elections.