Lebanon faces a political impasse after election

BEIRUT - Lebanon faces a political impasse three months after an election produced a parliament tilted in favour of the Iran-backed Shi'ite group Hezbollah, with no sign of compromises needed to form a unity government. Negotiations have run into a knot of complications, notably how Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri can form

CHP presidential candidate Ince concedes defeat in “unjust” election

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's main opposition presidential candidate conceded defeat on Monday in an election he described as "unjust" and warned that the country was entering a dangerous regime of one-man rule. Muharrem Ince, the candidate from the Republican People's Party (CHP), was addressing a news conference in Ankara a day