The JHU, or the National Heritage Party, said Saturday's vote showed the people were unhappy with the government of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, which has struggled to overcome internal divisions.
Ethiopia's ruling coalition has lost its authority and all parties should be involved in mapping the country's future, an opposition leader said on Friday, a day after the Prime Minister resigned.
Malcolm Turnbull, whose coalition holds a razor-thin majority of just one seat, said on Thursday that Barnaby Joyce had shown a "shocking error of judgment" for conducting an affair.
Norway's right-wing coalition on Sunday took in a small centre-right party, but remains a minority government and will continue the search for the parliamentary majority needed to ensure it can pass laws.
Haider al-Abadi's newly created "Victory Alliance" will face the "State of Law" bloc of Nuri al-Maliki, his predecessor, key rival and Shia Dawa party co-member who now holds the post of vice president.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country's top parties still had "big obstacles" to surmount before reaching a new coalition deal, ahead of a final round of negotiations on Thursday.
Parliament was due to debate on Wednesday a Labor proposal to send the cases of another nine lawmakers to the High Court, including four members of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's centre-right government.
Efforts to form a three-way coalition government have failed, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, pitching Germany into its worse political crisis for decades ...
Relief supplies into Yemen have been blocked since the coalition sealed off the country's borders following a missile attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels that was intercepted near Riyadh airport.