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Australia’s conservative minority government suffered a monumental political defeat on Tuesday, becoming the first administration in nearly a century to lose a vote on major legislation and fuelling calls for a snap election.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is faced with a dilemma as an election approaches on how to credibly clamp down on Riyadh.
Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday warned his successor that recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would threaten Australia’s relationship with Indonesia.
Australia is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Tuesday, following the lead of US President Donald Trump.
Australia is by most measures one of the world’s most successful multicultural societies, but a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams has rekindled accusations it is also inveterately racist.
Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia's seventh prime minister in 11 years Friday after a stunning party revolt against Malcolm Turnbull, which the new leader admitted had left the government "bruised and battered".
Treasurer Scott Morrison will be Australia's new prime minister after winning a three-way battle for the leadership of the Liberal party on Friday.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has clung to power on Thursday as senior ministers deserted him, saying he would hold a second leadership vote on Friday only if he received a letter signed by a majority of ruling party members.
Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull was under pressure to resign on Thursday after another three senior ministers quit his government, just two days after the prime minister scraped through a leadership challenge.
Australia’s parliamentary sex scandal opened a rift in the governing coalition on Friday as deputy leader Barnaby Joyce described Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as “inept” for criticising his affair with an aide.
A Canadian billionaire and his wife have been found dead in the basement of their Toronto mansion.
Initial results of the Honduran presidential vote released early Monday showed opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla leading current President Juan Orlando Hernandez, after an evening that saw both men declare themselves victorious.
Honduras is going into elections on Sunday that, if voter surveys are right, will see current President Juan Orlando Hernandez given a new four-year mandate -- despite a one-term limit in the constitution.
Australia’s High Court ruled on Friday that Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is ineligible to remain in parliament, a stunning decision that cost the government its one-seat parliamentary majority and forced a by-election.
Left-wing activists and political opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held rallies on Thursday to warn against what they see as the emergence of a dictatorship under the no-nonsense but hugely popular leader.
Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
Ahead of the Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes, with red for presidential election.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has described the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the day Nigerians had prepared to cast their votes as irresponsible and scandalous.
MFM star Kenedinum Chucks feels excited to have scored the winning goal in the Olukoya come back win over Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna in the matchday eight of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.
Two bus conductors, Peter Ayodele, 20, and Chibuzor David, 21, were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for allegedly stealing three underwears belonging to a housewife.