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Germany's Merkel makes breakthrough in bid to form coalition

The negotiating teams reached an in-principle agreement that could lead to a new government for the biggest EU economy in coming months.

Malaysia's opposition alliance names 92-year old Mahathir as PM candidate

Mahathir is seen as the biggest threat to Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Merkel, Schulz vow 'new politics' for Germany in bid to form govt

September's watershed elections left Merkel without a majority, while the SPD suffered its worst post-war score.
January 08, 2018 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Putin critic Navalny barred from Russian presidential election

The ban took place following mass demonstrations on the streets in support of Navalny. 
December 26, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Trump strategy document says Russia meddles in domestic affairs worldwide

But Trump's administration stopped short of accusing Moscow of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
December 19, 2017 | 09:19 am GMT+7

Campaign begins for Russia's presidential election

As his top critic barred from the game, Putin is expected to stay in power until 2024.
December 18, 2017 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

EU suspends funding for Cambodian election

According to the European Union, the vote cannot be credible after the dissolution of the main opposition party.
December 12, 2017 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Russia's Putin, pulling no surprises, says he'll seek re-election

If he wins what would be a fourth presidential term, he will be eligible to serve another six years until 2024, when he turns 72.
December 07, 2017 | 12:15 am GMT+7

Cuba honors Fidel Castro one year after his death

Castro's death commemoration comes just before an election that will mark Cuba's history. 
November 26, 2017 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Internet giants find more Russia-linked election meddling

According to Facebook, 26 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts.
October 31, 2017 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

'Abenomics' growth strategy centred on the hyper-easy monetary policy will likely continue.
October 23, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

Media forecasts show Abe's gamble on the snap poll is likely to pay off.
October 22, 2017 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Hillary Clinton blames election loss on sexism during UK book tour

'The only way we'll get sexism out of politics is to get many more women into politics.'
October 16, 2017 | 08:40 am GMT+7

Thai junta sets firm date for election after many false starts

Votes are set for November as Thai PM to consider lifting ban on political activity
October 10, 2017 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail -source

Microsoft Corp said separately on Monday that it was looking at whether Russians bought U.S. election ads on its Bing search engine or other Microsoft-owned products and ...
October 10, 2017 | 08:51 am GMT+7