G-20 summit ends with Europe still hanging over Obama
He finds himself in an especially unappealing spot for an election year: at the mercy of events beyond his control — in this case, Europe's debt crisis. LOS CABOS, Mexico — President Obama back-slapped and smiled through another gathering of world leaders this week, but left a meeting of G-20 nations Tuesday in much the same place he was in when he arrived: waiting for Europe to prevent disaster.
Tight Race Seen in Pakistan Election
The national election here on Saturday is a fiercely contested three-way race that could solidify the nuclear-armed nation's transition to democracy even as it could further dent fragile relations with the U.S.
New York City considers allowing non-citizens to vote
New York could become the first major city in the nation to allow some non-citizens to vote in local elections as the city council considers a measure that would enfranchise hundreds of thousands of immigrants.
Imran Khan's 'Tsunami' Sweeps Nation as Pakistan Prepares to Vote
A massive crowd rallies Thursday evening, May 9, 2013 for Imran Khan, the populist cricketer-turned-activist. Khan has drawn massive crowds and enthusiasm in the closing days of Pakistan's national elections. (Photo/Facebook)
Malaysia Leader Urges Unity After Vote
Newly elected Prime Minister Najib Razak said he would press ahead with a multibillion-dollar modernization program for Malaysia's economy, adding that he hoped it would help reunite the Southeast Asian nation after the most fiercely contested election in its history.