House defeat could distract Trump from foreign policy goals

Following the much-anticipated midterm elections on Tuesday, the US government will be split between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. At the end of the evening, it was clear that the House of Representatives will be narrowly controlled by the Democrats. However, the Senate will remain under the control

Australia’s government set to lose majority in landslide by-election defeat

Australia's centre-right government is poised to lose its one-seat majority in parliament after early counting in a crucial by-election on Saturday showed voters deserting the Scott Morrison-led government. The governing Liberals suffered a 23 percent swing against the party with just over 20 percent of votes counted in the by-election for

Conditions in Libya are too unstable to hold elections

By: Middle East Affairs On Wednesday, Prime Minister Fayez Seraj was cited as saying: "Conditions in Libya are too unstable to hold elections, casting doubts on a French-led push for a vote in December which aims to end years of turmoil and unify the North African country." By Dec. 10, French President

President Erdogan wins executive power, secures parliamentary majority

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023. The most popular and divisive leader