Members of India's ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause today for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who is leading the struggling party's campaign in a general election in May.
John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker, has made a highly unusual intervention in a key foreign policy issue by appealing for Burma’s constitution to be amended to allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run in elections for the country’s presidency next year.
If the military blocks constitutional change, the world will want to know why
Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood supporters, who accuse the army of staging a coup, have held frequent protests calling for his reinstatement
With pressure mounting and even President Thein Sein urging people to do the right thing, Burma’s favourite daughter may be closer than ever to wresting control from the army in her home country
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
New Jersey governor has claimed no advance knowledge of the incident which saw the closure of two access lanes from Fort Lee
The country and its people have a long way to go in the democratic process
The so-called "Sussex 5" reinstated after pressure from students, MPs - and Cara Delevingne
South Africa’s first post-apartheid leader went out of way to instill respect for democratic institutions
Address to the nation by President Jacob Zuma on the death of former President Nelson Mandela, 5 December 2013.
Under the proposals, Islamist radicals face being expelled from mosques, Muslim community groups and universities in a fight-back against fundamentalism
Protesters demand fairer pay for staff, more representation with the university and lower tuition fees
Even Chile, Uruguay and South Africa beat us in the WWWF index
Former chair Paul Flowers was exposed for allegedly buying and using illegal drugs in a newspaper sting at the weekend