The EU, desperate for help to solve the migrant crisis, has little option but to deal with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his own terms after a stunning election victory Sunday, analysts say.
England 2015 will be remembered as the "best" and as the tournament that put the "World" into World Cup.
Any plausible game plan for capping the rise of Earth's surface temperature depends on replacing fossil fuels with energy sources that generate little or no carbon pollution.
A year after Jean-Claude Juncker took charge of what he called the "last chance" European Commission, his plans to win back skeptical voters have been partly sidelined by existential threats like the migrant and Greek crises, analysts say.
Mainland China abandoned its decades-old one-child policy Thursday to confront a looming slump in the economy's workforce that it is probably powerless to prevent, analysts say.
Brazil, which has one of the highest murder tolls on the planet, could soon end most restrictions on gun ownership, risking what one critic called a "Wild West" scenario.
France, which has taken a tough line on Syrian President Bashar Assad, is struggling to make itself heard as the diplomatic ground shifts toward a compromise with the regime.
Jeb Bush appeared destined to waltz to the 2016 Republican nomination, but his presidential bid has been upended to the point that even his cherished family pedigree might not be enough to salvage his flagging campaign.
Comedian and political neophyte Jimmy Morales, elected president of Guatemala in a landslide, faced the morning-after challenge Monday of restoring confidence in a state ravaged by corruption, gang violence and poverty.
Mainland China's leaders gather Monday to hash out a new Five Year Plan to battle slowing growth, and analysts say they must choose between chasing a traditional GDP target and embracing reforms such as to the "one child policy" to help the country develop its full potential.