Rival Palestinian factions are meeting in attempt to facilitate long-overdue elections in Palestinian territories, but ordinary Palestinians view it with scepticism.
A crop of dedicated security chiefs hold the keys to Afghanistan's future, not the Taliban.
A large mix of candidates is getting ready to run for Tunisia’s presidency in what is set to be a highly competitive and unpredictable ballot, the second democratic presidential poll after the first historic elections in 2014.
Kyrgyz forces were reported pulling out of a village after an unsuccessful raid to try to arrest the country's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev at his residence in an operation that left one serviceman dead and dozens of people injured.
US President Donald Trump has been taking a more measured approach than other hawks in his cabinet, and it might be paying off.
The start of Afghanistan's election season was marred by deadly violence, just hours after President Ashraf Ghani insisted "peace is coming" to the war-torn nation.
Since French President Emmanuel Macron took the office in May 2017, at least 15 ministers have left their posts for issues ranging from corruption allegations to accusations of forging documents.
Peace may be closer than ever in Afghanistan, as the Taliban and the US get ready for talks on June 29 with the aim of reaching a peace deal before the country’s presidential elections in September.
Although the ruling party candidate won the first democratic transition to power since 1960, he's also a close confidante of his predecessor who came to power after instigating a coup in 2008.
As the president steps aside and his fellow coup instigator and former army chief of staff looks set to win the election, Mauritania could struggle to shake the military’s iron grip on power.
If Trump’s royal invitation to the UK was meant to stir political tensions, it seems the US president has done a good job.
Taiwan said on Monday China should "sincerely repent" over bloody crackdown of pro-democracy protesters three decades ago.
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