Major leaders have seen their approval ratings surge in recent weeks... but others have not been so lucky.
Now our own federal election is done and dusted, let's look at how the outcomes of other elections around the world could affect Australia's interests.
With Robert Mugabe hoping to be the world's only nonagenarian head of government, Crikey intern Joanna Robin finds out what other world leaders are making the most of their golden years.
Dilbert founder Scott Adams explains why leaders around the world are "undeniably bat-spit crazy". Basically every country who is an enemy is crazy. And every country -- apart from Switzerland -- has enemies, so all leaders must be crazy. Geddit?
An incredible series of world leader portraits -- including audio about each subject's photo -- by Platon of The New Yorker, taken during the latest sitting of the UN General Assembly.