JERUSALEM | Top centrist Netanyahu rivals unite for Israeli election run

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s primary centrist challengers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Thursday they…

MOSCOW | Official: Russia’s political system a good model for others

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior policy adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin predicted that the nation’s…

LANSING, Mich | GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors’ power

LANSING, Mich.— With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states…

SAO PAULO | Brazilians weigh change versus risk to democracy in election

SAO PAULO — Brazilians on Sunday were weighing their hunger for radical change against fears that…

SAO PAULO | Brazil yearns for change but some say democracy at risk

SAO PAULO— A desire for radical change among many Brazilians after years of turmoil has fueled…

ATHENS, Greece  | Greece: Former minister to be held ahead of corruption trial

ATHENS, Greece  — A former Greek finance minister, who headed the country’s effort to join the…

BEIRUT | Lebanese expats vote in parliamentary elections

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese expatriates began voting Sunday in the first parliamentary elections held by the…