Poles vote for a president on Sunday in a run-off that is too close to call but already spells trouble for the ruling Civic Platform as it looks to re-election later in the year.» Read More
Britain's anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating PM David Cameron's Conservatives in a special election.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC Monday he was thinking about and preparing for another White House run in 2016.
Sweden's center-left opposition appeared headed for a narrow election victory on Sunday, on a platform of increased spending on job schemes, healthcare and schools.
Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy his country's independenceand said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic.
Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have clawed back a tiny lead over separatists, opinion surveys show, less than a week before Scots vote.
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.
Americans strongly favor treating Israelis and Palestinians equally in the conflict in Gaza, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll.
Obama also used the speech to lampoon Congress, saying it should "stop being mad all the time. Stop just hating all the time."
A key senator and congressman on Monday announced a deal to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.
President Obama may want to end tax inversions, but one economist says this is why the president probably won't accomplish it.
Fighting and artillery barrages flared near the Russian border in the hours after President Barack Obama called the loss of flight MH17 a "wake-up call" to Europe.
Rebels and international observers have yet to agree on a security zone around the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, they said on Saturday, complicating efforts to secure evidence.
The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 threatens to escalate a tense, months-long stand-off between the west and Russia over Ukraine to dangerous new levels. The FT reports.
In a statement to the press, President Barack Obama said he does not see a U.S. military role beyond what is currently being done.
John Kerry landed in Baghdad on Monday to press the Prime Minister to form a more inclusive government in response to a Sunni insurgency.
Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.
Russia's Vladimir Putin on Saturday voiced limited support for Ukraine's unilateral ceasefire in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists, but told President Petro Poroshenko there had to be talks with the rebels to prevent the truce collapsing.
One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia's presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.
The president has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving Islamic insurgency officials said.
A China infrastructure tycoon who is suing local governments for failing to pay bills said he reached settlement deals. The FT reports.
Greece may default on a loan agreement to the IMF, the Financial Times reports
Those having a hard time finding growth in the U.S. economy are looking in the wrong places.
After the Senate failed to find a compromise, the NSA has begun winding down its controversial phone surveillance program.
Ireland is now the first nation to adopt same-sex marriage by popular vote, The NYT reports.
More than 40 percent of Americans expect no or reduced Social Security benefits in retirement.