A new Chief of Staff of the Kazakhstan Senate has been appointed.
Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai attempted to counter accounts of his family's luxury lifestyle Monday by telling his corruption trial his underwear was five decades old.
The crimes of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai were "extremely serious", prosecutors said Monday as his bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power trial began moving into its final stages.
Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai Saturday launched a scathing attack on a key witness in his corruption trial, saying even the most stupid official knows not to discuss bribery where they can be overheard.
Once one of China's highest-flying politicians, Bo Xilai will find himself in a criminal dock Thursday on trial for bribery and abuse of power in the country's highest-profile prosecution in decades.
An Australian politician was forced to quit a parliamentary ethics committee after his ex-mistress revealed lewd texts he sent her, including one reportedly of his penis in a glass of red wine.
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi said Sunday the government "must forge ahead" amid high tension on the political scene after he was handed his first definitive conviction by the country's highest court.
China's Communist authorities are touting a suspended death sentence for an ex-minister as proof new leaders are serious about their avowed corruption crackdown.
Former Prime-Minister of Great Britain Tony Blair advised Kazakhstan officials to set proper priorities in their jobs.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's tough exterior cracked Wednesday as she choked back tears while introducing a bill into parliament on disability reforms.
Russia on Saturday published its own blacklist of US officials banned from entering the country in retaliation for Washington's move Friday to name 18 Russians who allegedly committed human rights abuses.
Police were braced on Saturday for a mass 'party' staged by opponents of Margaret Thatcher in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate the former British prime minister's death.
Mikhail Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl and Bill Clinton were among the former friends and foes who joined in tributes to Margaret Thatcher, praising the fearlessness and fierce determination of an "iconic" leader.
Millions of emails and leaked records from offshore tax havens have exposed the identities of thousands of holders of offshore accounts.
British lawmaker David Miliband, who lost the 2010 battle for the leadership of the opposition Labour party to his younger brother Ed, is to stand down as an MP.
Japan's politicians were grappling with possible implications Tuesday after a high court said some general election results were invalid, with other rulings expected later in the day.
Normally these people get very high salaries, that’s why we will also choose this path to make sure they stay at the state service: expert.
Bloggers who oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin are targeting top lawmakers loyal to the Kremlin with scandalous revelations about their luxury lifestyles.
The Congressional Black Caucus complained to President Barack Obama on Monday about his lack of diversity, highlighting his failure to nominate any African-Americans to his second-term cabinet.
Disgraced former British energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife were jailed on Monday after a bitter saga of revenge that began with a driving offence and ended in adultery and the destruction of his political career.
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