Only 15 per cent of French people have a positive view of François Hollande’s first year as French president, according to the latest opinion polls
Pakistan’s 2013 election campaign began with both tragedy and farce.
The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), a slimmed-down version of an earlier alliance of Islamist parties, has been weakened by factional spats and the not-always happy experience of local power.
As an ethnic-based party, the Awami National Party (ANP) can’t hope to lead the federal government.
The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) was the fourth largest party in the outgoing parliament and is powerful in Pakistan’s economic capital, Karachi.
The Pakistan Muslim League-Q was kicked out of office in the 2008 election, weakened by association with military ruler General Pervez Musharraf.
A relatively new kid on the Pakistani political block, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) hopes its campaigns against corruption and national pride will bring electoral gains that have so far eluded ...
Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has high hopes of the 2013 election.
The Pakistan People’s Party, standing under the banner of Pakistan People's Party Parliamentarians (PPPP), is trying to hold on to power after a bumpy ride at the head of the country for the ...
President François Hollande’s attempt to revive his flagging popularity in a long TV interview does not seem to have succeeded.