The Putin assassination plot – a well-timed revelation?

While few doubt the authenticity of the plot, some commentators are asking if the timing of the report’s release has anything to do with the election campaign.

Putin's "gladiators" or the art of "proxy campaigning"

Why fight your opponents when you have "gladiators"? Vladimir Putin has invented a new kind of political warfare: the “proxy debates”.

What’s Sarkozy’s screen name? Just check his Facebook

French politicians have been slow to get online and are far from the leaders in web campaigning. A look at six of the most active candidates and their performances at the start of the country’s first ever web-friendly presidential campaign.

Dodgy campaign photos leave Marine Le Pen red-faced

Far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has been left red-faced this week after it was revealed by a French blogger that a “homeless man” she used to slate Sarkozy turned out to be an American actor posing for a photo shoot.

Mexico's makeover attempt

Four years of bloodshed and 28,000 thousand people have been killed in the so-called drug war, and without any doubt this have damaged immensely the image of Mexico throughout the world,[...]

Free My Family Campaign

Negar Mortazavi - A new campaign has started in the cyberspace, demanding the release of prisoners of conscience in Iran.