Turkey said that courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest on charges of links to a group run by the US-based preacher.
A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.
Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.
Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.
Argentina returned to international financial markets , receiving offers for its sovereign bonds ahead of its first debt sale in 15 years.
Kyrgyzstan's parliament unanimously endorsed a new government led by the country's sixth prime minister.
Kazakhstan is set to enforce a ban on smartphones in the workplace for police and government workers in an effort to prevent information leaks, according to a document that was itself leaked,
Tajikistan's parliament on Wednesday unanimously voted to grant President Emomali Rakhmon the title 'Leader of the Nation' for life.
In December Kazakhstanis and permanent residents of the country will have 3 additional holiday.
The resignation of Kairat Kelimbetov from the post of the National Bank governor and a prompt appointment of Daniyar Akishev have raised conflicting feelings both in the media and among general public.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoglu to form a new government.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ordered a reopening of the bidding process to replace Canada's aging fleet of fighter jets.
Greek unions kicked off a general strike against fresh austerity cuts, the first under the leftist government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
The Catalan regional assembly opened a new session dominated for the first time by a secessionist majority that has vowed to break away from Spain within 18 months.
Catalonia leader Artur Mas defended his ruling separatist Convergence party against graft allegations after a slew of arrests targeting current and former officials.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was poised for a historic victory as the Senate votes to relinquish most of its power in a revolutionary move to end decades of political instability.
The government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no-confidence vote, bolstering the left-wing leader as he gets down to implementing reforms demanded by creditors.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ordered a government reshuffle, axing eight ministries in what was announced as a cost-cutting measure but seemed aimed at ending political paralysis.
Around 3,000 people rallied in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica to back an opposition call for the left-wing government of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic to resign.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu appointed two new cabinet ministers to replace two Kurdish lawmakers who resigned from the interim government.