Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy vowed to use "all political and legal means" to block a Catalan independence bid after separatist parties submitted a bill on secession to the regional Catalan parliament.
The Los Angeles city council is reviewing a $4.1 billion bid proposal for the 2024 Summer Olympics that backers say could produce a surplus of $161 million.
Chinese Beijing has won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games from Kazakhstan's Almaty.
Twenty-six sports, from sumo to surfing, have applied for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo organisers said amid a flaming row over who will pay for the main stadium.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has discussed the feasibility of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Almaty during Q&A session with media representatives.
Angelina Jolie called for a new bid to bring peace to Syria which she said was destabilising the whole region and bringing misery to millions.
Almaty city has been declared a candidate to host the FIS Nordic Ski World Championship 2019.
Polish Krakow has withdrawn its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games after a referendum held this weekend.
Five cities are competing for the right to host the 24th Winter Olympics in 2022.
Stockholm has dropped its bid for the Winter Olympics 2022.
Norway's capital Oslo has officially become a competitor of Kazakhstan's Almaty in the 2022 Winter Olympics bid.
Sweden has put forth Stockholm in a bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Australia's new government on Tuesday said Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will remain shut out of bidding to build Australia's national broadband network on advice from security agencies.
The political future of former former Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva was unclear Friday after she failed to gather enough signatures to register her new party for next year's elections.
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi abandoned his bid to topple Enrico Letta's government in a humiliating climbdown after key allies rebelled against his leadership.
Almaty has become the first city to submit its application for hosting of the Winter Olympics-2022.
Kazakhstan National Olympic Commission is setting Almaty forth as a candidate to host of the Winter Olympics-2022.
Karachaganak project, TCO and Kashagan projects frequently run bids along special rules that shut out Kazakhstan's local producers: expert.
KazKommertsBank is the most likely bidder because it is offering to buy Barclays entirely and not just some of its parts.
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