Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.
Kyrgyzstan's parliament unanimously endorsed a new government led by the country's sixth prime minister.
Israel's parliament passed a law capping the annual salaries of bank executives at $658,000, among the world's toughest such restrictions.
Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.
After consulting with Speakers of both chambers of the Parliament and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev dissolved the Majilis.
Kazakh MPs' proposal to dissolve the Majilis (Lower Chamber) and call for snap elections awaits approval of President Nazarbayev.
Tajikistan's parliament on Wednesday unanimously voted to grant President Emomali Rakhmon the title 'Leader of the Nation' for life.
Kazakh Senate, the upper house of Kazakhstan’s Parliament, has passed a bill on non-performing loans and assets of second-tier banks.
Catalonia's pro-independence regional parliament is expected to launch a secession process in Spain's wealthiest region, in a showdown with the central government in Madrid.
The British government denied it was abandoning plans for a parliamentary vote to join air strikes in Syria as an influential committee of MPs advised against action.
The EU, desperate for help to solve the migrant crisis, has little option but to deal with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his own terms after a stunning election victory.
The European Union said it looked forward to working with the new Turkish government after elections showed the people's "strong commitment" to democracy.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose from humble beginnings to become Turkey's most powerful politician since Ataturk.
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer disclosed that he has taken a four percent stake in Twitter, expressing confidence in the messaging platform's new management team.
Greece's parliament narrowly adopted further reforms demanded by the country's international creditors in return for further bailout funds.
Russian President Vladimir Putin won permission from parliament to carry out air strikes in Syria.
Dariga Nazarbayev has been appointed Vice Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan's ex State Secretary and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev became a member of the Majilis, the lower Chamber of the Parliament.
Rebels from Greece's Syriza party on Friday formed a breakaway parliamentary group after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked that the European Parliament (EP) join the group of creditors overseeing the recently-approved bailout deal.
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