[LONDON] Boris Johnson zigzagged back to a softer Brexit stance, saying there was a "million to one" chance he'd lead Britain into a chaotic split from Europe, as lawmakers maneuvered to make sure...

[TOKYO] The leader of Japan's main opposition party said on Wednesday he was happy to cooperate with other opposition groups in a July 21 upper house election, but brushed aside calls from a rival...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment...

GERMANY has a new leader in waiting. Friedrich Merz, longtime Christian Democratic Union (CDU) rival to Chancellor Angela Merkel, is moving into pole position as her most probable replacement,...

[NEW DELHI] India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years, after exit polls showed it would retain power...

[SYDNEY] Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central...

INDIAN shares hit a record high Monday after exit polls from the country's marathon election indicated a new term for Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

A 65-YEAR-OLD billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in...

BILL Shorten, the leader of Australia's opposition Labor party, is known as a deft negotiator who can work a room to his advantage.

ELEVEN small Thai parties that each gained a parliamentary seat after a disputed electoral rule change will back the main pro-army party, leaders said on Monday, giving the ruling junta chief who...