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New Australian PM survives test but discontent grows

New Australian PM survives test but discontent grows

The Liberal Party fractured in August when a backbench revolt forced then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull from office.

US supplied bomb that killed Yemeni children: report

US supplied bomb that killed Yemeni children: report

The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen was sold by the United States under a State Department deal with Riyadh, CNN has reported.

QNL joins digital preservation coalition

QNL joins digital preservation coalition

Qatar National Library (QNL) has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), becoming the DPC’s newest associate member.

Malaysia's Najib expected to call election on Friday

Malaysia's Najib expected to call election on Friday

Najib Razak is under pressure to secure a strong mandate as he grapples with a multi-billion dollar scandal at a state fund and public anger over rising living costs.

Indian party quits coalition in blow ahead of election

Indian party quits coalition in blow ahead of election

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) controls 16 lawmakers in India's 545-member parliament, but Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition remains in majority.

Merkel elected to fourth term as German chancellor

Merkel elected to fourth term as German chancellor

Lawmakers in Berlin's glass-domed Reichstag voted 364-315 with nine abstentions for Angela Merkel who was then to be formally appointed by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Germany to get new foreign minister as Gabriel loses job

Germany to get new foreign minister as Gabriel loses job

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday he would not join Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government, opening the way for a new SPD figure in the high-profile post.

Ethiopia's ruling coalition to choose new prime minister

Ethiopia's ruling coalition to choose new prime minister

Ethiopia's ruling coalition is expected to meet this week to choose a new prime minister, most likely from the populous Oromo ethnic group to try and dampen the discontent behind recent anti-government demonstrations.

Merkel vows to work with SPD for 'good of Germany'

Merkel vows to work with SPD for 'good of Germany'

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday vowed to work with the Social Democrats for the "good of Germany" as the centre-left party agreed to join her new coalition.

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.