For more than 20 years, Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the Burmese opposition, has been fighting peacefully and determinedly for democracy in her country, inspiring countless people at home and across the world.
Almost 40 years after he left Indonesia, US President Barack Obama wrapped up his trip to the world’s most populous Muslim nation Wednesday with a major speech praising Indonesia’s religious tolerance.
As France celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Charles de Gaulle's death, France24.com takes a look back at highlights from the life and career of the man widely considered to be modern France's most influential leader.
Burmese villagers fleeing the latest clashes between rebel fighters and Burmese troops were sheltered in camps on the Thai side of the border Tuesday as a military-backed party claimed victory in Sunday's widely criticised poll.
A day after Democrats sustained heavy losses in US midterm legislative elections, President Barack Obama said the results showed that Americans remain deeply frustrated with the pace of economic recovery.
Exuberant Republicans vowed to overturn key reforms championed by Obama, a day after Democrats sustained looses in US elections. At a press conference Wednesday, Obama acknowledged that the results showed that people were deeply frustrated.
US President Barack Obama's Democrats lost control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, but close wins in California and Nevada allowed them to keep a slender lead in the Senate.
In 2008, Muslim voters in the US turned out in droves to vote for Barack Obama. Two years later, the Muslim vote could be decisive in the midterm elections in several states. FRANCE 24 takes a look at the situation in Florida.
While a brigade of US paratroopers prepares to pull out of Afghanistan as part of President Barack Obama's plan to hand over security to local forces by 2014, voters back home could well determine if and when remaining US troops follow suit.