In a U.S. election that has ripped up, chewed through and spat out conventional wisdom, Hillary Clinton is still prohibitive favorite to beat Donald Trump in November.
Rich and famous, Malcolm Turnbull was already known as a brilliant lawyer, strident republican, successful tech entrepreneur and millionaire banker before he entered politics.
The district of Simmering is archetypal "Red Vienna," its imposing council housing blocks, named after workers' heroes of the past, testament to almost a century of state largesse under the left.
By letting go of his prime minister after just 20 months in the post, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shown his iron will to create a presidential system where one man has total authority.
Walking off stage after a rock star-like performance and rapturous crowd reaction, Sajid Ampatuan oozes confidence that he will be elected mayor of a southern Philippine town despite facing charges of mass murder.
U.S. Republicans have taken to social media in droves to burn their voter registration cards, renounce their political affiliation, and pledge never to vote for their party's presumptive nominee Donald Trump in November.
A heated national debate over access to bathrooms by transgenders is sweeping the United States, with schools and businesses grappling with the issue that has become a hot topic in the presidential campaign.
Three years ago, Albert and Yassin left their homes in Kosovo and Albania to wage jihad in Syria. Now they're back, swelling the ranks of jihadists in a region the Islamic State has called a "new front" in Europe.
Will the ambitious Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the world's largest trade pact, ever see the light of day?
Boris Johnson, the eccentric London mayor who dreams of Brexit and becoming Britain's next Conservative prime minister, has arguably achieved little in the post save making a name for himself.