Two populist and stridently anti-European Union political groups, both fierce rivals, surged in Italy's parliamentary election at the expense of the country's traditional powers, but neither gained enough support to govern alone, preliminary results showed.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
THE assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has brought Pakistan’s state of turmoil to new heights. As head of the nation’s most popular political party, Ms Bhutto largely transcended Pakistan’s ethnic and sectarian divides.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2007
Security forces loyal to moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and a new militia run by the Hamas-led government paraded through the streets with assault rifles and stared each other down today, competing for control of the Gaza Strip.
Thu, 18 May, 2006
A TOP-LEVEL Hamas delegation will travel to Moscow next week for meetings with Russian officials, a Hamas official said yesterday, part of the militant group’s efforts to gain international legitimacy after sweeping a Palestinian parliamentary election.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2006