Already governed by a caretaker cabinet, crisis-hit Lebanon is hurtling towards an imminent power vacuum, with just days before the current president's term finishes at the end of the month.
In an unexpected political twist, Shiv Sena's rebel group leader Eknath Shinde was on Thursday announced as the Maharashtra Chief Minister, heading a government supported by the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Philippine boxing legend, a Philippine senator who has been dividing his time between politics and fighting, made the announcement in a 14-minute video posted on his official Facebook page.
The opposition parties – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and others which have 160 seats and more in the Pakistan National Assembly (PNA) – together moved a no-confidence motion on March 8.
For all that Palin might claim to see a career in public office as a calling, it’s worth remembering her official career did not end with her being voted out; it ended because she quit her only term as Governor of Alaska just after the halfway point.
Peering across a misty English Channel, it appears that Britain faces a winter of discontent on a par with 1978. Yes, all European countries are facing strong economic headwinds.
The protests were about the rising fuel prices, soaring inflation, acute shortages, and worsening economic situation in the country of 22 million people. Police had arrested 53 people and imposed curfew in and around Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital.
Are presiding officers of the two houses of India’s Parliament trying to shield the Narendra Modi government by raising a firewall against criticism?
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who resigned on Thursday, was tumbling from one scandal to another, from ‘Partygate’ to the misdemeanour of Conservative chief whip in the House of Chris Pincher.
“There is a gaping hole in the governing of Britain where new ideas should be. Above all, we need to make our economy highly competitive, attract world-class talent and make our independence from the EU a platform for economic growth. But this needs a plan, with policy detail and strategic analysis. At present, there isn’t one.”