[TUNIS] Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory on Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state...

THE 2020 US presidential election is still 13 months away, but already Iranians are following in the footsteps of Russia and have begun cyberattacks aimed at disrupting the campaigns.

[MADRID] Spain will hold its fourth election in four years on Nov 10 after rival parties failed to break a months-long impasse in a deeply fragmented parliament, with no guarantee the repeat vote...

WASHINGTON state governor Jay Inslee, who entered the presidential contest by making the case that climate change is the central issue of our time, dropped out of the race for Democratic nominee...

[NEW YORK] Suddenly, fears of a full-blown financial crisis in Argentina have once again come rushing to the fore.

[BENGALURU] European shares slid on Friday with Italian stocks 2.5 per cent lower on political uncertainty, while comments by US President Donald Trump that he was not going to make a trade deal...

PRIME Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is set to keep a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday and with allies could seal the two-thirds majority needed to keep alive his dream...

[NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan] Kazakhstan on Sunday elected interim leader Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the hand-picked successor of long-term former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, with around 70 per cent of...

[PETERBOROUGH] Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party...

COMMENTARY

EUROPEAN Parliament elections used to be a boring affair, forsaken by voters and barely noticed by the media. But the latest election, held in the last weekend of May, broke the mould, capturing...