Donald Trump's eldest son triggered an online storm with a tweet comparing Syrian refugees to a bowl containing an assortment of candies.
Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.
Kyrgyzstan's parliament unanimously endorsed a new government led by the country's sixth prime minister.
Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.
Donald Trump is a billionaire real estate tycoon with bravado to spare, a former reality television star who says winning is everything.
Tajikistan is to hold a referendum in May that is expected to let President Emomali Rakhmon stay in office.
After consulting with Speakers of both chambers of the Parliament and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev dissolved the Majilis.
Kazakh MPs' proposal to dissolve the Majilis (Lower Chamber) and call for snap elections awaits approval of President Nazarbayev.
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has unleashed a verbal assault on his nearest competitor Ben Carson, comparing him to a pedophile.
Aung San Suu Kyi's party secured a landslide election victory in Myanmar, propelling the pro-democracy movement to power after a 25-year struggle against authoritarian rule.
The outgoing head of the Catalan government, Artur Mas, failed again to garner enough support in the regional parliament to secure a new term following a September vote.
Donald Trump reiterated his pledge during Tuesday's Republican presidential debate to deport millions of undocumented workers, a plan trashed by rivals including Jeb Bush.
Croatia's political parties faced tough negotiations to cobble together a government after the conservative opposition won a narrow election victory.
The United States welcomed Myanmar's landmark election, but warned of "important structural and systemic impediments" to full democratization in the Southeast Asian nation after decades of military rule.
Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump stepped up attacks on his campaign rivals, insisting none of them have the caliber to become the next president of the United States.
Croatians vote in a general election as the nation faces an ongoing influx of refugees -- a crisis that rival political camps have tried to exploit, while lacking concrete policy pledges to kickstart the sluggish economy.
Barack Obama says the plethora of candidates vying to succeed him as US president will be forced to exit "silly season" and be "more serious" as the 2016 general election nears.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose from humble beginnings to become Turkey's most powerful politician since Ataturk.
Jeb Bush acknowledged that his run for the Republican presidential nomination is going poorly but he pledged to "fight on."