Palestinians in the West Bank will head to the polls on Saturday for the first time in nearly seven years, casting their ballots in local elections.
Colombian government representatives and leftist rebels FARC kick off their first peace negotiations in a decade in Norway on Thursday in a bid to end almost 50 years of bloodshed.
President Dilma Rousseff wants to introduce public service quotas for black Brazilians as a way to repay a historic debt for centuries of slavery and discrimination.
The Afghan government could fall apart after NATO troops pull out in 2014, particularly if presidential elections that year are fraudulent.
The Philippines lost $2.46 billion through misuse of state funds and assets during the latter years of graft-tainted ex-president Gloria Arroyo's rule.
Governments around the world must work out how to cope with ageing, a UN report said Monday, warning developing economies with lots of young workers may one day find their populations a drag.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed Krymbek Kusherbayev deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan: press-service.
For students seeking to become cyber warriors, the US government has a sweet deal.
The popularity of Brazil's government rose in September, apparently unaffected by an ongoing bribery trial, a poll said Wednesday.
Spain's government unveiled Thursday a 2013 budget that tightens austerity even in the teeth of growing protests, easing the path to a widely expected sovereign bailout.
The Czech government said Wednesday it would ease a ban on liquor sales in force since September 14 following a wave of methanol poisoning that has claimed at least 25 lives.
Kazakhstan's new Prime-Minister held the first meeting with the reshuffled Cabinet.
Standard & Poor’s have kept Kazakhstan’s ratings and forecasts unchanged (ВВВ+/Stable/А-2) after the resignation of Prime-Minister Karim Massimov.
Former Kazakhstan Minister of Labor and Social Protection Gulshara Abdykalikova has been appointed President’s Advisor.
Reshuffles in Kazakhstan Government have followed Prime-Minister Karim Massimov's resignation early this week.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree forming the new Government.
I think that nothing will change from economic development point of view: Dossym Satpayev.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to ask Prime Minister Karim Massimov to head his powerful presidential administration amid ongoing jostling to succeed the veteran strongman.
A sudden decline in anti-Japan protests in China reflects the government's need to tread carefully between harnessing nationalist zeal and letting popular fury spiral out of control.
Mitt Romney was rocked Monday by a secretly filmed video in which he said nearly half of Americans back President Barack Obama because they are government-dependent "victims" who dodge taxes.