Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept. 15 election against a backdrop of economic troubles and a militant shooting that underlined the challenges facing the only democracy to emerge from the anti-government protests that started in several Arab states in 2011.
US officials have handed over a former Palestinian presidential candidate and university professor to Israel after keeping him 11 years in prison on charges of racketeering and collecting funds for the Hamas resistance movement.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger, businessman Atiku Abubakar, cast their ballots in Nigeria's presidential election on Saturday as voting began after a week's delay in Africa's biggest economic power.
Egypt will consider extending the presidential term to six years from four, a senior lawmaker said on Sunday, which could allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to stay in power beyond 2022, when his second term is due to end.
US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has said that Trump knew it was wrong for Cohen to arrange hush-money payments to women alleging affairs with the billionaire in order to prevent damaging information from surfacing during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Malians were voting on Sunday in a presidential runoff likely to see Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returned to office despite criticism of his handling of the country's security crisis and allegations of election fraud.
Mexicans lined up to vote for a new president on Sunday in an election tipped to hand power to an anti-establishment outsider who would inject a new dose of nationalism into government and could sharpen divisions with US President Donald Trump.
A preliminary inquiry has been opened in France after a complaint from right-wing French politicians denounced the role allegedly played by the city and the metropolis of Lyon in favor of Emmanuel Macron's presidential election campaign last year.