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Sri Lanka coalition partner seeks reforms after poll defeat

Sri Lanka coalition partner seeks reforms after poll defeat

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.

All parties need a stake in Ethiopia's future: opposition leader

All parties need a stake in Ethiopia's future: opposition leader

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.

Rift in Australian coalition as deputy PM calls Turnbull 'inept'

Rift in Australian coalition as deputy PM calls Turnbull 'inept'

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.

Qatar spared no effort to counter terror: FM

Qatar spared no effort to counter terror: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani headed Qatar's delegation to the meeting.

US urges help for Iraq, extends $3bn credit line

US urges help for Iraq, extends $3bn credit line

The United States leads the coalition and hopes that after a three-year fight to defeat the militants it can count in large part on Gulf allies to shoulder the burden of rebuilding Iraq.

Merkel coalition talks enter decisive phase

Merkel coalition talks enter decisive phase

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's battle to forge a new coalition is set to enter a decisive phase this weekend with the clock ticking away on talks ...

Norway's coalition expands but remains minority government

Norway's coalition expands but remains minority government

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.

Iraq PM heads for May elections after defeating IS

Iraq PM heads for May elections after defeating IS

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.

'Big obstacles' still in way of Germany coalition deal: Merkel

'Big obstacles' still in way of Germany coalition deal: Merkel

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.

Australian citizenship crisis threatens government again

Australian citizenship crisis threatens government again

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.

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

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 ...

UN urges Saudi coalition to end Yemen aid blockade

UN urges Saudi coalition to end Yemen aid blockade

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.