Thailand's prime minister has been summoned to face an anti-corruption panel Thursday to hear negligence charges that could lead to her removal from office, following months of mass opposition protests.
German chancellor Angela Merkel will make an historic speech to Britain's parliament on Thursday before holding EU talks with Prime Minister David Cameron and taking tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called for a "radical and immediate change" in recession-hit Italy as he outlined his new government's reform agenda before winning a crucial confidence vote in the Senate.
Japan's public is less enthusiastic about capital punishment than government research shows, a new study has claimed, amid an acceleration in the rate of executions under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday said he will not succumb to "moral blackmail" over an Australian detention centre on Papua New Guinea, as graphic witness accounts of recent violence told of "blood everywhere".
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be charged with neglect of duty over a rice farm subsidy scheme and could be removed from office if found guilty.
Italian leftist leader Matteo Renzi is to be nominated Italy's youngest-ever prime minister after a daring power grab that has been welcomed by investors but has left many Italians sceptical.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta will resign on Friday in a lightning political crisis and his 39-year-old leftist challenger Matteo Renzi is poised to win the nomination to replace him.
With Seoul-Tokyo relations at their lowest ebb for years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is as unpopular with South Koreans as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov has instructed the Government to create conditions for domestic agricultural processing.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will urge people in all parts of the United Kingdom on Friday to try to persuade Scots to vote 'no' in their referendum on independence.
North Korea on Tuesday denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as an "Asian Hitler" intent on amassing military power under the guise of ensuring regional stability.
Israel has offered Turkey $20 million in compensation to the families of those killed and wounded in its botched 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the Horse by having more babies to boost flagging birth rates.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigned in a bid to ease Ukraine's deadly two-month crisis as lawmakers began an extraordinary session aimed at adopting crucial reforms.
Turkey's embattled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sought Monday to downplay the risk of a crisis with the European Union as he headed to Brussels facing a row over controversial judical reforms.
Guinea's President Alpha Conde late Monday issued a decree forming a new government keeping in place his prime minister and over half the cabinet members, but excluding any opposition figures.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to attend the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics, reports said Friday, despite calls for a boycott over Russia's anti-gay laws.
Mumbai will unveil its lavish and long-awaited new airport terminal Friday, part of a $2 billion revamp that aims to challenge India's reputation for shoddy infrastructure and boost the financial capital's status.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Africa and the Middle East this week, reports said Monday, bearing development cash pledges as Tokyo pushes back against growing Chinese influence in the resource-rich region.
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