Guatemalan comedian wins presidency in landslide - no joke

Jimmy Morales, a former TV comedian who has never held office, swept to power in Guatemalas presidential election on Sunday (25 October) after milking public anger over a corruption scandal that deepened distrust of the countrys political establishment. Oct 26, 2015

US election 2016: Donald Trump calls on rivals to drop Super PACs

US presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday (23 October) called on his rivals to disband their Super PACs after a fundraising group backing the Republican front-runner said it would shut down over claims it inappropriately coordinated with his campaign. Oct 24, 2015

Kosovo: MPs flee for third time as tear gas released in parliament

An opposition politician in Kosovo released teargas in parliament on Friday (23 October), sending lawmakers rushing from the debating chamber in the third such incident in two weeks. The speaker of parliament suspended proceedings for an hour as lawmakers fled the stinging gas. Oct 24, 2015