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As Pakistan's Election Commission weighs postponing Jan. 8 parliamentary elections amid unrest over opposition leader Benazir Bhutto's assassination, Bhutto's party named her husband and son as its new leaders.
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South Africa's ruling African National Congress elected former deputy president Jacob Zuma as its leader Tuesday, making him almost certain to succeed President Thabo Mbeki in 2009.
Dmitry Medvedev, the man tapped as the likely successor to Russian President Vladimir Putin, offered the outgoing president a role in his government as prime minister once Putin is constitutionally required to step down in the spring.
Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf will quit his post as army chief and take the oath of office as a civilian leader, aides said Monday, as Musharraf navigated a political scene roiled by the return of another exiled former prime…
A newly appointed Pakistani Supreme Court quashed several legal challenges to President Gen. Pervez Musharraf's re-election Monday. Margaret Warner reports from Lahore, Pakistan, on how the conflict between activists and Musharraf's military government has impacted the country's civil society and…
In an extended version of the interview aired Friday on the NewsHour, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto pledged to continue her campaign of political pressure aimed at ending the military rule of President Pervez Musharraf and warned of new…
After days of anti-government riots and the declaration of a nationwide state of emergency, pro-Western Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili said Thursday the country would hold special presidential elections in early January.
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether lethal injection amounts to cruel and unusual punishment and whether voter identification laws unfairly deter the poor and minorities from voting.
Journalists, international policy experts and a former Bush administration official talk about the spread of democracy around the world and in particular President Bush's plans to promote democracy.
With prominent union-friendly states such as Nevada and California moving up their primaries in the 2008 presidential race, organized labor hopes to only increase its traditional influence in the Democratic nomination process.
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