Election Crisis And Rising War Casualties Add To Afghan Woes

Election Crisis And Rising War Casualties Add To Afghan Woes

Kabul (AFP) - Fighting in Afghanistan is spreading into populated areas and taking a record toll on civilians, the UN warned Wednesday, as presidential candidates urged supporters ...

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Preliminary Results: Ghani Wins Fraud-Hit Afghan Election

Preliminary Results: Ghani Wins Fraud-Hit Afghan Election

Kabul (AFP) - Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani won Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results Monday, but fraud allegations are set to spark a d ...

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Immigration Reform May Not Have Killed Cantor, But It’s Definitely Dead In The House

Immigration Reform May Not Have Killed Cantor, But It’s Definitely Dead In The House

Eric Cantor's shocking loss to David Brat in Tuesday's Republican primary has been widely attributed to his occasional calls to reform America's broken immigration system. But whi ...

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In Blow To GOP Establishment, Tea Party Forces Run-Off

In Blow To GOP Establishment, Tea Party Forces Run-Off

Washington (AFP) - The U.S. Republican establishment suffered an embarrassing political setback Tuesday courtesy of a Tea Party challenger, who battled a long-time Senate incumben ...

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Tea Party Takes Another Stab At U.S. Senate Upset

Tea Party Takes Another Stab At U.S. Senate Upset

Washington (AFP) - Several U.S. states hold primary votes on Tuesday ahead of November's mid-term elections, with the Tea Party eyeing perhaps its best remaining chance to bounce ...

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Merkel Leads Fightback Against Eurosceptic Charge

Merkel Leads Fightback Against Eurosceptic Charge

Brussels (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel headed the charge against eurosceptics and the far-right Monday after France's National Front (FN) and Britain's UKIP led anti-EU ...

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‘Chocolate King’ Is Landslide Winner In Ukraine, Rejects Annexation Of Crimea

‘Chocolate King’ Is Landslide Winner In Ukraine, Rejects Annexation Of Crimea

By Roy Gutman, McClatchy Foreign Staff DONETSK, Ukraine -- Ukrainians on Sunday appeared to have chosen Petro Poroshenko, the billionaire "Chocolate King," as their first presiden ...

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Obama Hails ‘Courageous’ Ukrainian Voters

Obama Hails ‘Courageous’ Ukrainian Voters

Washington (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama hailed "courageous" Ukrainians who went to the polls Sunday in a presidential vote that Washington and the West hope will bring stab ...

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Eurosceptic Parties Cause ‘Earthquake’ At EU Polls

Eurosceptic Parties Cause ‘Earthquake’ At EU Polls

Brussels (AFP) - France's far-right National Front and Britain's UKIP led a eurosceptic "earthquake" in EU parliamentary polls, sending shockwaves across Europe and beyond. The EU ...

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