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Kuwaiti Amir accepts government resignation

Kuwaiti Amir accepts government resignation

Kuwait's Amir on Thursday accepted the resignation of the government, two days after parliament filed a no-confidence motion against Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid al-Jarrah al-Sabah ...

Somali government receives Qatari donation

Somali government receives Qatari donation

The Somali government has received a donation from Qatar. It consists of equipment and machinery donated by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in addition to six boats provided by the Ministry of Interior.

Moldova's fledgling government brought down by no confidence vote

Moldova's fledgling government brought down by no confidence vote

Moldova's government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu ...

Thousands of students join anti-government protests in Iraq

Thousands of students join anti-government protests in Iraq

Thousands of Iraqi students took to the streets across several provinces on Monday to join ongoing anti-government demonstrations.

Majority of Filipinos approve government drug war, survey finds

Majority of Filipinos approve government drug war, survey finds

A large majority of Filipinos remain satisfied with the government's controversial anti-drug campaign, a survey has shown, despite the killings of thousands of suspected drug suspects drawing criticism ...

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could improve Italy's fractious relations with the European Union.

Time running out for negotiations on new Italian coalition government

Time running out for negotiations on new Italian coalition government

Italy's Five Star Movement (M5S) and Democratic Party (PD) renewed efforts Wednesday to work out a coalition deal ahead of a looming deadline for an agreement.

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a new term on Thursday, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states.

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola

Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak.

Australia's conservative government on course for ‘miracle’ election victory

Australia's conservative government on course for ‘miracle’ election victory

Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory ...

Mali gets new government after protests

Mali gets new government after protests

Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said.

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight explosions ...