The last week has seen a renewed spike in rockets hitting Iraqi bases hosting foreign forces, with three coalition troops killed on March 11 in a similar attack on the Taji airbase, which was hit again on March 14.
Malaysia's king appoints seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin as new PM but Mahathir Mohamad says he has support of 114 lawmakers for a comeback as prime minister for a third time.
Candidates from the governing Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) party win about 65 of 125 seats in the single-chamber parliament, Mazahir Panakhov, the Central Election Commission (CEC) head, said after counting the results from around 110 districts.
Iraq is far too fragile to find itself on a collision course with the US, for the sake of Iran.
From a medical doctor to a self-declared sexist and a career spy, many aspire for the country's presidential post, but three candidates stand out.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will be seeking another term when the vote happens but no new date has been announced by the county’s election commission which says it will “make an announcement soon.”
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan came to power in May after spearheading weeks of mass anti-government rallies that toppled veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian.
Bosnia faces a political crisis after an election left a pro-Russian nationalist holding the Serb seat in the three-way presidency and laid bare tensions between Croat and Bosnian Muslim leaders.
The government is facing a large budget deficit, and the unemployment rate remains above 16 percent in Armenia.
The protests came after the Spanish Supreme Court detained five Catalan separatist leaders, including Catalan presidential candidate Jordi Turull. In total 25 people, the core of the movement, have been indicted over last year's independence drive.
As polls for the referendum close in the KRG, parties that initially wanted to postpone the referendum put forward their support for a 'yes,' in a pragmatic move ahead of the November elections.
Togo is a sliver of land in West Africa that is drawing attention for its current political upheaval, which has been long in the making.
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