Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday in hopes of putting pressure on politicians ahead of November’s midterm elections.
Former FBI Director James Comey has said he reopened investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server just 11 days before the 2016 election because he was sure she would be elected president and not doing so would have undermined her presidency.
Egypt has warned foreign journalists about the consequences of the “non-professional” coverage of the presidential election in the North African country, where incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is headed toward a landslide victory in what has been effectively a one-man show.
Preliminary results show Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been re-elected with a sweeping majority in a highly-contentious election, after his military-backed administration jailed or scared off all serious contenders.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bruised by half a year of post-election coalition haggling, was Wednesday narrowly confirmed by parliament to her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.
Italy went to the polls Sunday in one of the country's most uncertain elections ever with far-right and populist parties expected to make major gains and Silvio Berlusconi set to play a leading role as voter turnout heads towards a new low.
India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has notched a historic win in provincial elections in the northern state of Tripura, boosting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chances of securing a second term in next year's national election.
Visiting Cairo, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for ‘free and fair’ elections in Egypt, avoiding even mild criticism of the upcoming presidential election in the North African state, which is widely seen as a charade to reinstall military-backed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for another four years.