US House leader warns Barack Obama: Don't go solo on immigration

The top Republican in Congress on Thursday said it was time to address US immigration reform but warned President Barack Obama would "poison the well" if he acts unilaterally after the Republicans' election victory.

Afghan presidential race: Rassoul announces support to Abdullah

Afghan presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul, who secured third position in the electoral race, Sunday announced his support to the leading candidate Abdullah Abdullah.

Afghanistan: Rights abusers join presidential race

Candidates for the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan include former military and militia commanders implicated in serious rights abuses, war crimes and crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Presidential race not fair, says Chris Rock

Comedian Chris Rock has said that he would like the presidential elections to be more “like a real fight.”

Sangma has become nominee of communal forces: NCP

With BJP supporting P A Sangma in the Presidential race, NCP regretted that he has become the nominee of "communal forces" in a contest in which UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee will have a "decisive victory".

Prez race leaves parties, alliances divided

The ongoing Presidential race has divided parties and alliances across the political spectrum which are facing a piquant situation following revolt by their constituents over the choice of candidate.

‘Nothing wrong in Mamata suggesting PM for Prez poll`

Seeking to keep Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee in good humour ahead of Presidential poll, Congress Tuesday said she had not crossed the limit by suggesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s name for the top post.

Mamata not keen on `son of world` Pranab as Prez

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is not likely to endorse veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee as the next incumbent of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Prez polls: No dearth of talent in party, says Congress

After the flip-flop on the issue of making Pranab Mukherjee presidential candidate, a Congress MP Friday said there is no dearth of talent in the party.

No plans to run for US Vice President: Haley

South Carolina`s Indian-American governor Nikki Haley, billed as a rising star in the Republican party, says she has no plans to run for US Vice President.

Senegal`s music star Ndour enters Prez race

Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour has announced he is running for president in a bid to unseat incumbent Abdoulaye Wade.

Ma leads in Taiwan presidential race: Polls

Taiwan`s President Ma Ying-jeou enjoys a narrow lead over his opponents in his bid for re-election, poll results showed on Tuesday.

Beijing, Washington closely watch Taiwan poll

Taiwan`s presidential race has revolved around the domestic economy, but it`s an international issue that sets the candidates apart

Perry leads Republican presidential race

Texas Governor Rick Perry is
leading the Republican presidential aspirants within weeks of joining the race,

Tim Pawlenty ends White House bid

Pawlenty tried to turn up the heat on Obama and his GOP rivals. But it often came across unnatural.

US: Huckabee says no to 2012 presidential race

Mike Huckabee is a vocal US opponent of abortion and gay marriage.

Brazil`s Rousseff lead steady in Presidential race

Brazilian ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff maintained her lead over opposition challenger Jose Serra ahead of a presidential runoff election on October 31.

Key challenger to Sudan`s Beshir quits presidential race

Sudanese presidential hopeful
Yassir Arman has pulled out of April`s vote, casting further
doubt on the electoral process and clearing the way for a
likely first-round win by President Omar al-Beshir.