Mexico's interior minister hit back at "absurd" remarks made by US billionaire and presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Donald Trump has landed himself in hot water with Neil Young after the singer-songwriter accused the White House hopeful of not having permission to use his hit "Rockin' In The Free World."
Like the protagonist of Denmark's hit TV show "Borgen", Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt is a pragmatic centrist who learned her political lines the hard way.
Jeb Bush jumped headlong into the presidential race, insisting "America deserves better" after eight years of Barack Obama.
The campaign logo is ready, so is the big speech, and his message is taking shape: Jeb Bush is about to join the crowded Republican field running for president in 2016.
Hillary Clinton formally launches her bid to become America's first woman president, holding in New York her first big campaign rallyю
Turkey's ruling party will talk to the opposition on forming a coalition government after it lost its overall parliamentary majority in legislative elections.
Turkey's usually highly loquacious President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made no spoken comment since his party lost its parliamentary majority.
Jeb Bush appeared all but certain to launch his White House bid on June 15, as fellow Republican and former Texas governor Rick Perry plunged into a crowded presidential pool.
Latvia's parliament elected Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis as the Baltic state's new president, giving the 28th member of the European Union a Green party head of state.
Lincoln Chafee, a former US senator and Rhode Island governor who was a longtime Republican before switching to the Democratic Party, launched his 2016 presidential campaign.
Macedonian political leaders agreed to hold elections in early 2016 in order to overcome a deep political crisis, EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said.
Latvia's parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday as the small Baltic NATO and eurozone member weighs security concerns amid heightened tensions with Soviet-era master Russia.
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has been a US presidential candidate for seven weeks, but her campaign officially launches June 13 with a rally on a New York City island.
The centre-left party of Italian premier Matteo Renzi faced battles in regional elections, exit polls showed, after balloting which is also seen as a measure of the fading fortunes of ex-leader Silvio Berlusconi.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the winner of the presidential elections in Poland Andrzej Duda.
A new election triumph in the midst of a corruption scandal established FIFA president Sepp Blatter as the politician who can come through any storm.
Maryland ex-governor Martin O'Malley is all but certain to unveil his White House campaign, amid debate about whether he is a viable contender or merely a foil for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives unveil their programme for government after a surprise clear win at this month's general election.
Polish voters have opted for change and chosen the conservative and relatively unknown lawyer Andrzej Duda as their next president, spelling a possible return to power of his eurosceptic mentor.