US President Donald Trump salutes a huge crowd with a military parade in the centre of Washington, DC at this year's July 4th celebration. Opponents criticise him for the cost and turning it to a "campaign rally".
With 19 candidates in the race for president, and the winner needing an absolute majority, a runoff vote is likely in August.
Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro laments what he called the "criminal invasion" of the phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen behind bars.
The Democrat headed the 1991 committee which browbeat Hill into testifying in graphic details about alleged sexual harassment by a Supreme Court nominee. Recently, several women alleged Biden made them uncomfortable by touching them.
According to the latest results, the ruling Social Democrat party's favoured candidate Stevo Pendarovski got 42.85 percent of the votes while his right-wing rival Gordana Siljanovska Davkova 42.24 percent.
Voters in North Macedonia had another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election. Three university professors were vying for the largely ceremonial presidency.
Indonesia's incumbent leader Joko Widodo faces off against ex-military general Prabowo Subianto in an election for president of the world's third-biggest democracy. The 2019 election is a re-run of the 2014 contest narrowly won by Widodo.
Buhari took 56 percent of the vote against 41 percent for his closest challenger, businessman and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party.
State media says 183 people were wounded and one person died after tens of thousands of protesters marched in streets on Friday against 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's plans to seek fifth term in office.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika is Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of its independence struggle who has clung to power since 1999 despite his ill health.
US Senator Bernie Sanders says he would again seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020.
Is Egypt's Abdel Fattah el Sisi becoming president for life?
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