In a national election meant to push Italy further down a path of economic reform, voters delivered political gridlock that could once again rattle Europe’s financial stability. Markets in Europe and the U.S. gyrated even in response to early returns.
Television viewers’ snap judgments of the first presidential debate favored Mitt Romney, according to two “instant reaction” polls and a focus group conducted during and immediately after the candidates met in Denver.
President Barack Obama’s job approval reached a 15-month high during the Democratic National Convention this week, according to a Gallup poll. The poll, conducted Tuesday-Thursday and released Friday, found that 52 percent of Americans approve of the president’s job performance,
MP Walid Jumblatt’s relations with Hezbollah appear to be deteriorating. He said during an Iftar dinner in the Chouf region of Mt Lebanon over the weekend that his alliance with Hezbollah under the slogan of ‘Army, people and resistance,’ cannot continue at the expense of the state
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt warned on Saturday during an iftar dinner that he hosted at the Mukhtara palace that if March 8 wins the upcoming parliamentary elections, there will be no place for a state of law and order in Lebanon. “If March 8 wins the 2013 parliamentary elections, I do not […]
After four decades of political exclusion, Libyans on Saturday night celebrated a historic election that many saw as the African nation’s first steps to building a free and democratic nation.
Syrian forces are targeting medical workers and patients who were wounded in the 14-month-old conflict, forcing doctors to scramble to help the injured in makeshift clinics, an international aid agency warned Tuesday.
Lebanon’s Former Prime Minister and current Future bloc leader Fouad Siniora and the Lebanese Forces called Sunday for the formation of a neutral cabinet of technocrats to supervise the 2013 parliamentary elections.
Socialist Francois Hollande and conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy are heading for a runoff in the race for France’s presidency, according to partial official results after a first round of voting Sunday.
French voters headed to the polls on Sunday in round one of a presidential ballot, with economic despair on course to make Nicolas Sarkozy the first president to lose a fight for re-election in more than 30 years. In a contest driven as much by a dislike of Sarkozy’s showy style and his failure to […]