Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces a court hearing this week that could bar her from office, a move that would be in line with the aims of recent anti-government protests, but that would plunge the country into uncharted waters.
The latest outburst of pro-Russian separatism in eastern Ukraine has prompted fresh fears that Moscow's appetite for territorial annexation will not stop at Crimea.
A fledgling party born out of an anti-corruption campaign is hogging as much limelight as India's stalwarts — the Congress party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — as it contests its first parliamentary elections starting this week.
Television viewers whose main source of news is CNN probably could write a thesis by now about the intricate details of the “Mystery of Flight 370,” as the network calls it, from all they've learned from the network's reporting.
After two months of vigorous electioneering, the Afghan presidential election campaign formally ended at midnight (1930 GMT), officials said early Thursday.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak flew to Australia on Wednesday to take a first-hand look at the search for the missing Malaysian airliner, amid doubts about his government's ability to lead the massive international operation.
The biggest winner in Turkey's local elections was Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was not even personally running for office, dealing a blow to opponents who worry their freedoms will suffer as a result.
Relations between Australia and Indonesia, already frayed by a spying scandal last year, have reached a new low thanks to a dispute over migrants seeking to enter Australia illegally by sea.
The choices for Angela Merkel's new cabinet, which was sworn in on Tuesday in Berlin, have provided little in the way of excitement, coming against the backdrop of a political landscape known for its no-sudden-movements and no-major-debates approach.
Barack Obama maneuvered himself into a corner when on Aug. 20 last year he warned “in no uncertain terms” of “enormous consequences” should the Syrian regime use its chemical weapons on rebels.