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Poland's electoral commission head denounces changes to electoral code

Changes to Poland's electoral code approved by parliament on Thursday threaten the election process by introducing large new powers of the interior minister in overseeing elections, head of the Sta...

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Battle for South Africa's future takes center stage at ANC conference

Thousands of ANC delegates will descend on a conference center south of Johannesburg this weekend to choose Jacob Zuma's successor as party leader.

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Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev found guilty of bribe-taking

Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev was found guilty on Friday of soliciting a $2 million bribe from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin in a court case that has shone a rare light on&...

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Russian court finds ex-minister Ulyukayev guilty of taking a bribe: ju

A Russian court on Friday found ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev guilty of taking a bribe.

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Second phase of Brexit talks will be harder than first: EU's Juncker

The second phase Brexit negotiations will be significantly harder than an already difficult first phase of talks, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday.

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Russia says Iran nuclear deal breakdown would hurt effort to manage No

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a possible breakdown of the Iran nuclear deal would send the wrong signal when it came to trying to resolve the situation around North Korea, the RIA and...

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Cannabis ingredient holds promise as antipsychotic medicine

An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said on Friday.

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Russian election date set for March 2018

Russia's next presidential election will be held on March 18, 2018, state-run news agency Tass reported Friday.

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Britain says West must defend undersea cables from Russian navy

Britain and its NATO allies must defend deep sea cables against a potentially catastrophic attack by the Russia navy that could disrupt trillions of dollars in financial transactions, the head of&h...

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Russian parliament sets March 18 as presidential election date

The upper house of the Russian parliament voted on Friday to set March 18 as the date of next year's presidential election.

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Cambodia's Hun Sen challenges EU and U.S. to freeze assets

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged the United States and European Union on Friday to freeze the assets of Cambodian leaders abroad in response to his government's crackdown on the oppositi...

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Conservative leaders on Trump's first year - CNN Video

Dana Bash, CNN's chief political correspondent, spoke with three conservative leaders to find out how Trump's base is assessing his first year in office.

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