Exit polls suggest tight race as voting ends in German election
Exit polls show neck-and-neck race between Merkel’s Christian Democrats and rival Social Democrats.
Iceland elects Europe’s first women-majority parliament
Voters elect 33 women to parliament, up from 24 in the last election.
Lebanon: What life is like in a ‘failed state’
As the economic crisis grinds on, Lebanese navigate soaring food costs and fuel and medicine shortages.
Lewis Hamilton wins 100th Formula One race
Briton becomes first F1 driver to win 100 races with victory in Russian Grand Prix.
Russia says ‘top priority’ to hold Taliban to rights pledges
It is essential Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers keep their promises, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Lebanese voice concerns and mixed emotions on new government
Najib Mikati’s new government has been met with cautious hope after 13 months of political deadlock.