To panic on the left and delight on the right, President Barack Obama is battling to stop his second term being consumed by his misfiring greatest achievement.
For a foreign investor, there must be safer bets around than a project run by two countries that are technically at war, permanently at odds, and rarely on speaking terms.
The better-prepared Congolese troops, the backing of U.N. forces and no reaction from Rwanda have left the M23 rebel movement in eastern D.R. Congo in its death throes, experts say.
The semi-rural, increasingly diverse state of Virginia elects a new governor Tuesday in the most watched U.S. race of the year, as political parties jockey for supremacy ahead of 2014 and 2016 elections.
For Jesse Ventura, the professional wrestler turned independent politician, John F. Kennedy was the greatest president in modern U.S. history — and the proof lies in his 1963 assassination.
They call into question the president's governing style and personal candor at a time when his political window to revive a stalled second term agenda is fast closing.
Leftist Czech President Milos Zeman could further expand his powers amid tough coalition talks after his former party, the deeply divided Social Democrats, won snap elections by just a whisker, experts say.
France's denials it handed over a huge ransom for the release of four hostages are being met with widespread skepticism, with experts saying such payments are common and may be fuelling kidnappings.
In the impoverished Bab al-Tebbaneh and Jabal Mohsen neighborhoods of Lebanon's second city Tripoli, the war in neighboring Syria has aggravated decades-old sectarian and political tensions.
A deadly vehicle crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the symbolic heart of the Chinese state, represents an embarrassing failure for the nation's vast police and intelligence apparatus and shows it cannot plug all security vulnerabilities, analysts say.