Donald Trump, the longtime frontrunner in the Republican presidential race, gears up for battle in a third nationally televised candidates' debate, with fellow outsider Ben Carson hot on his heels.
The two main candidates for the Greek premiership in this weekend's snap election questioned the EU's migration policy.
A staggering 24 million viewers tuned in to Fox News to watch the first major Republican US presidential debate, the highest-rated non-sports telecast in cable television history.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and his austerity policies came under attack on Thursday from six other party leaders in the only full debate before next month's general election.
North Sea oil has been at the centre of fierce debate over Scotland's future ahead of an independence vote next month.
A passionate debate around Black Pete in the Netherlands has highlighted the prickly subject of racism, often denied in a country proud of its open-minded values.
Embattled Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd warned Thursday he was nowhere near being "dead and buried" after a debate.
The most significant US Senate debate on gun laws in 20 years starts Tuesday with the chamber introducing a bipartisan compromise on background checks.
The health properties of red wine have long been debated but an Australian biochemist believes he has created a drop so loaded with antioxidants that it could treat a range of ills.
Passions and tensions are rising in France ahead of an expected giant weekend rally against the government's plan to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption that has angered influential Catholic and Muslim groups.
The deadly US shooting rampage last week has revived debate about access to mental health care -- a tough issue as state funds dry up and laws make it difficult to treat people against their will.
New signs emerged Monday of an evolving US gun law debate, with several top lawmakers appearing more open to stiffening controls on firearms after the Connecticut school massacre.
A far-left candidate polling at around one percent in South Korea's presidential candidate stole the campaign's first TV debate with a scathing attack on conservative front-runner Park Geun-Hye.
The Church of England's all-or-nothing debate on whether to introduce women bishops got under way Tuesday in its biggest and most contentious decision for two decades.
Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama's campaign was "taking on water", as the rivals barnstormed across toss-up states while seeking swing votes two weeks before election day.
Iran and the United States both denied any deal had been reached for one-on-one nuclear talks, as The New York Times reported -- even though the White House said it was open to such a dialogue.
A new pull puts US President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney dead even in their race for the White House on the eve of their final televised debate.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's fiery speech calling the opposition leader a misogynist on Wednesday prompted a leading dictionary to broaden its definition of the word.
Iran is still "a good way away" from acquiring a nuclear weapon, US Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday, insisting the United States would stop Tehran before it was too late.
Inviting supporters to taunt Barack Obama with chants of "four more weeks," rival Mitt Romney surged into the lead in US opinion polls Tuesday, his reward for beating the president in their first head-to-head debate.
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