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As Japan Heads to the Polls, Shinzo Abe Could Clinch His Place in History

TOKYO — A dozen years ago, Shinzo Abe was a disgraced politician who was forced to…

Intelligence Chief Names New Election Security Oversight Official

ASPEN, Colo. — An experienced official will oversee election security intelligence across the government in a…

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

LONDON — A year ago, John Rawlins joined the Conservative Party with a mission: to inject…

Good News for Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Young Voters Lean Right, if They Vote at All

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to move a step closer to his dream…

Former Israeli Leader’s Ties to Epstein Churn Israeli Election Campaign

JERUSALEM — The former Israeli leader Ehud Barak, who is seeking a new term as prime…

Moscow Is Holding Elections for City Council. But Will It Be a Fair Competition?

MOSCOW — Moscow is preparing to hold elections for City Council this fall, but the most…

F.E.C. Allows Security Company to Help 2020 Candidates Defend Campaigns

SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Election Commission said on Thursday that a Silicon Valley security company…

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini

ROME — Over clanking coffee cups at Moscow’s luxurious Metropol hotel in October last year, a…

Greece Liked to Underestimate Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Now He’s Prime Minister

ATHENS — Underestimating Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been something of a national sport in Greece. “Koulis,” his…

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right

ATHENS — Greek voters turned out their leftist prime minister in elections that came after a…

Long Economic Crisis Set to Usher In New Leadership in Greece

ATHENS — Greeks are hurting and angry after a decade of brutal austerity and Prime Minister…

Greek Elections: Long Economic Crisis Set to Usher In New Leadership

ATHENS — Greeks are hurting and angry after a decade of brutal austerity, and polls show…

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It

ATHENS — With elections approaching on Sunday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tried his best to…

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India’s Congress Party

NEW DELHI — Rahul Gandhi publicly resigned as president of India’s ailing Indian National Congress party…

Who’s Attacking Thailand’s Democracy Activists? The Authorities Aren’t Saying

BANGKOK — Sirawith Seritiwat, a democracy activist, was running to catch a bus when the men…