Macron’s office to reveal new cabinet on Monday

French President Emmanuel Macron’s office will announce the make-up of the new government on Monday, according to an Elysée official.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer talks to the press as he visits the location of riots in Stuttgart, southern Germany on June 22, 2020. - AFP

Germany bans neo-Nazi Northern Eagle group

The German interior ministry has banned the far-right group Nordadler, launching police raids on sites linked to the neo-Nazi organisation on Tuesday...
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus president dismisses government, Belta news agency says

Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko dismissed his government on Wednesday, the Belta news agency reported. A presidential election is scheduled...

Putin signs law on remote online vote at federal level

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on amending Russia’s election legislation and allowing remote online vote at a federal level, according...

Israel to swear in Netanyahu-Gantz unity government, breaking an 18-month deadlock

Israel's new "emergency" government is set to be sworn in on Thursday, cementing Benjamin Netanyahu’s position in power and ending nearly 18 months of...

Israel’s Supreme Court clears Netanyahu to form government despite corruption charges

In its ruling against opposition petitioners, the Supreme Court also found that Netanyahu’s unity government deal with his election rival Benny Gantz...

Volodymyr Zelenskyy demands to immediately correct mistakes in medical reform and to prevent the...

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has commissioned Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov, Chief medical officer of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko and the Verkhovna Rada’s profile...

Iraq judiciary says it’s under pressure to exonerate corrupt politicians

Iraq’s judiciary has been under pressure to exonerate corrupt politicians being investigated for embezzlement and abuse of power, the spokesperson for the...

UK ministers will review advice on wearing face masks – PM’s spokesman

British ministers will review advice given by scientific advisers on whether the use of face masks in public is effective in preventing...

Lebanon MPs meet in hall as protesters stage car convoy

Lebanon's parliament sat Tuesday in a conference hall to allow for social distancing between lawmakers amid the coronavirus pandemic, while outside anti-government...

Netanyahu, Benny Gantz reach deal to form unity government in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival announced on Monday that they struck a deal to form a unity government, ending...
A banner depicts Benny Gantz, leader of Blue and White party, and Israel Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as part of Blue and White party's campaign ahead of the upcoming election, in Tel Aviv, Israel February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File Photo

Israel’s Gantz, Netanyahu given 48 hours to negotiate unity government

Israel's parliament speaker Benny Gantz was given 48 hours on Tuesday to reach a deal on an emergency unity government with his...

Netanyahu rival Gantz seeks more time to form coalition government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election rival Benny Gantz asked for additional time on Saturday to try to form a government with...

Iraqi president names intelligence chief as new PM-designate

Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday named the intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate to replace Adnan al-Zurfi, the official television...

Biden says coronavirus may force Democrats to hold ‘virtual’ presidential convention

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on Sunday the party may be forced to host...