South Korea's Parliament introduces a bill to impeach President Park Geun-hye, setting in motion an historic vote to oust her.
The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
Quitting while he is ahead, popular Prime Minister John Key stunned New Zealand on Monday by unexpectedly announcing that he is stepping down.
The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.
After a heated debate, the French National Assembly has passed a bill to outlaw websites spreading misinformation about abortion.
Rwanda has launched an inquiry into 20 French officials it suspects of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, aimed at cutting the reclusive state’s annual export earnings by a quarter.
Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament have backed a partial ban on “face-covering clothing”, including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and…
South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.
Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.
Theresa May and Beata Szydlo meet at 10 Downing Street as Britain seeks to strengthen ties with Poland before BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May met her Polish counterpart Beata Szydlo at 10 Downing Street for a summit designed to strengthen the relationship between the two…
British Prime Minister Theresa May met her Polish counterpart Beata Szydlo at 10 Downing Street for a summit designed to strengthen the relationship between the two…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Francois Fillon, France’s dark horse in the primaries is now a strong favourite for president.
Preparations have begun across Cuba for citizens to pay homage to Fidel Castro, the former leader held in high-esteem by much of the island nations population.
Cuban revolutionary leader and ex-president Fidel Castro has died aged 90.
Dozens of men from a university fraternity in the Philippines took part in a naked run on November 25 to protest against the burial of a late dictator at the Heroes’…
Nigel Farage taunts British Prime Minister Theresa May with a mock ambassador's reception party at London's Ritz hotel.
Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.
The first round of the Républicains' two-leg primary is taking place on Sunday.
A lawyer for President Park Geun-hye has said she will not make herself available for questioning after her friend and former aides are charged.
The US vice president-elect was booed by the Broadway audience and taken to task by the cast over the next administration's likely direction.
An Egyptian court has sentenced the head of a journalists’ union to two years in prison, a ruling condemned by rights groups.
A huge demonstration has been held in the South Korean capital Seoul as people called on the president to resign.
Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Trump, was present during his high-profile face-to-face meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher
Conservative candidates in the race for the French presidency held their final TV debate before two rounds of primaries which begin this weekend.