Ukrainians voted Sunday for a new parliament in elections meant to complete a historic shift from Russia's sphere of influence, but which will sharpen the war...
Tunisians are voting in an election seen as pivotal to establishing democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Labor has launched its election campaign for next month's Victorian poll promising to end the "war on paramedics" and get the health system working again.
Victorian Labor says it will spend over $1 billion to help rebuild schools and reintroduce tech schools, if re-elected in November.
After pausing to honour Gough Whitlam, the Senate will debate uni fee deregulation and anti-terror laws, while red tape is in the lower house's sights.
The Iraqi army is months away from any sustained counter-offensive that could roll back the IS from its strongholds in Iraq.
If Indonesia supported boat turnbacks - and it could be done safely, Richard Marles says a Labor government might keep the policy.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has issued a call to the states to discuss how to fix the division of federal and state responsibilities and the tax take.
There's speculation that British comedian Russell Brand will challenge Boris Johnson in the next election for mayor of London.
Masked gunmen have shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the restive Kurdish-majority southeast of the country, the army says, blaming separatist "terrorists".
Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to ...
President Petro Poroshenko's party is expected to come in first in Ukranian parliamentary elections but is likely to fall short of an absolute majority.
Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the Sinai Peninsula following the deaths of 30 soldiers in a suspected jihadist suicide bombing.
IS fighters have hit Kurdish forces defending the Syrian side of Turkey's border crossing with mortar and heavy machine gun fire.