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Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself

Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.

Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Emomali Rakhmon. ©RIA Novosti
Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May

Tajikistan is to hold a referendum in May that is expected to let President Emomali Rakhmon stay in office.

Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May
Croatian parties in tough talks to form government
Croatian parties in tough talks to form government

Croatia's political parties faced tough negotiations to cobble together a government after the conservative opposition won a narrow election victory.

Croatian parties in tough talks to form government
Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp
Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp

The resounding victory of Poland's conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party in general election has given a boost to European eurosceptics.

Polish conservatives win boosts eurosceptics camp
UK's Cameron opens Conservative succession race
UK's Cameron opens Conservative succession race

British Prime Minister David Cameron fired the starting pistol in the race to replace him as leader of the Conservatives, outlining his programme in the time he has left.

UK's Cameron opens Conservative succession race
Pro-Kremlin party suffers rare defeat in local election
Pro-Kremlin party suffers rare defeat in local election

Russian President Vladimir Putin's ruling party suffered a rare election defeat when its candidate for governor of the Irkutsk region of Siberia lost to a Communist candidate.

Pro-Kremlin party suffers rare defeat in local election
Tsipras marginally ahead in knife-edge Greek vote: exit poll
Tsipras marginally ahead in knife-edge Greek vote: exit poll

Former Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras has a slight lead over his conservative rivals in the country's cliffhanger vote.

Tsipras marginally ahead in knife-edge Greek vote: exit poll
To kneel or not to kneel: UK's Corbyn faces royal dilemma
To kneel or not to kneel: UK's Corbyn faces royal dilemma

The Labour Party's new leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing a new dilemma in his rocky first days in the job -- whether or not to kneel before Queen Elizabeth II.

To kneel or not to kneel: UK's Corbyn faces royal dilemma
New Australian PM gets poll bounce
New Australian PM gets poll bounce

New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has boosted his Liberal Party's standing in the opinion polls just days after ousting Tony Abbott.

New Australian PM gets poll bounce
Australian PM Abbott faces leadership challenge
Australian PM Abbott faces leadership challenge

High-profile Australian minister Malcolm Turnbull challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott for the leadership of the Liberal Party.

Australian PM Abbott faces leadership challenge
A voter at Polling Station No.112 in Gudermes on Unified Election Day. ©RIA Novosti
Russia votes in local polls as opposition claims mass fraud

As Russians voted in local elections set to confirm the ruling party's dominance, the opposition reported mass vote rigging and police stormed the office of independent vote monitors.

Russia votes in local polls as opposition claims mass fraud
Japanese PM re-elected party leader, despite waning popularity
Japanese PM re-elected party leader, despite waning popularity

Japanese premier Shinzo Abe was on Tuesday re-elected head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, despite falling popularity over efforts to expand the military's role and a stuttering economy.

Japanese PM re-elected party leader, despite waning popularity
France's Le Pen booted out of his far-right party
France's Le Pen booted out of his far-right party

Jean-Marie Le Pen, France's elderly, far-right master provocateur, was booted out of the National Front (FN) he founded after a high-profile feud with his daughter and party leader Marine.

France's Le Pen booted out of his far-right party
New Akim of Almaty Baurzhan Baibek. Photo courtesy of old.liter.kz
Almaty gets new Mayor from Nur Otan

Baurzhan Baibek has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of Almaty. Former Almaty Mayor Akhtemzhan Yessimov was appointed to lead the Astana EXPO-2017 steering company.

Almaty gets new Mayor from Nur Otan
Line-up of UK Labour leadership race announced
Line-up of UK Labour leadership race announced

Four candidates have registered to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party after its former chief Ed Miliband resigned in the wake of a devastating election defeat last month.

Line-up of UK Labour leadership race announced
Turkey ruling party set to lose parliament majority: results

Turkey's Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party is on course to win general election but with a reduced share of the vote and is set to lose its parliamentary majority.

Turkey ruling party set to lose parliament majority: results
France's Jean-Marie Le Pen to found own 'grouping' after FN suspension
France's Jean-Marie Le Pen to found own 'grouping' after FN suspension

Jean-Marie Le Pen announced he would create his own "grouping" after being suspended from the party for remarks downplaying the Holocaust.

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen to found own 'grouping' after FN suspension
Jean-Marie Le Pen, France's far-right master provocateur
Jean-Marie Le Pen, France's far-right master provocateur

Jean-Marie Le Pen, a former paratrooper whose inflammatory speeches has made him the figurehead of France's far right, , has not once veered away from the role he loves best -- master provocateur.

Jean-Marie Le Pen, France's far-right master provocateur
Russia removes Navalny-led opposition party from approved list
Russia removes Navalny-led opposition party from approved list

Russia has withdrawn the opposition Progress Party led by arch Putin foe Alexei Navalny from the list of authorised parties.

Russia removes Navalny-led opposition party from approved list
Kazakhstan's Social Democratic Party Auyl. ©Aidana Usupova
Two more Kazakhstani parties support Nazarbayev's candidacy in presidential elections

Two Kazakhstan parties – Party of Patriots and Social Democratic Party Auyl - have supported the candidacy of the incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev in the coming presidential elections.

Two more Kazakhstani parties support Nazarbayev's candidacy in presidential elections