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Suicide car bombing kills 14 off-duty Turkish soldiers

Dec 18, 2016 - 7:58 AM

The government says all signs so far suggests the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party PKK was behind the bombing in the city of Kayseri

This picture obtained from the Ihlas News Agency shows a police officer and people walking next to the wreck of public bus following an explosion on December 17, 2016 in Kayseri, central Turkey. Ilhas News Agency/AFP

Austria's new president: Green professor who beat the far-right

May 24, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Alexander Van der Bellen who won by a paper thin margin vows to unite his divided nation

epa05325431 Austrian President-elect Alexander Van der Bellen, who is supported by the Green Party, delivers a statement during a news conference following the Austrian presidential elections run-off, outside the Palais Schoenburg, in Vienna, Austria, 23 May 2016. Austria's Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka earlier announced the official result in which Van der Bellen had won the presidential elections run-off over the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) candidate Norbert Hofer by just a few thousands of votes. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUNA

Fijians go to polls, seek to end 'coup culture'

Sep 14, 2014 - 10:40 AM

The September 17 vote is considered pivotal to ending the archipelago s coup culture which saw 4 governments toppled between 1987 and 2006 amid instability stemming from tensions between indigenous Fijians and ethnic Indians

British, Dutch voters kick off fraught European election

May 22, 2014 - 2:26 PM

The elections are expected to see major gains for parties bent on dismantling the European Union from the inside


South African opposition unites, Ramphele to challenge Zuma

Jan 28, 2014 - 3:57 PM

UPDATED In Ramphele the DA appears to believe it has found a leader that can nudge the dial in its favor or at least neutralize the African National Congress s ANC attack and tap into deep voter unease

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? World Bank Director Mamphele Ramphele pictured in this file photo dated 22 March 2004, taken in Brasilia, Brazil. Lucio Tavora/EPA