Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Moamer Qadhafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias vying for control of the oil-rich country.
Rachel Johnson, the sister of leading Brexit proponent Boris Johnson, on Tuesday became a candidate for new pro-EU party Change UK — the latest high-profile sibling split over the contentious issue.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party suffered a major upset on Monday after local election results showed it lost the capital Ankara and Istanbul after a decade and half in power.
French President Emmanuel Macron will unveil his long-awaited response to nearly six months of humiliating street protests on Thursday as he lays out reform plans that could prove decisive for his political future.
Missing from the new Cabinet were former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who stepped aside for health reasons.
Udit Raj, the BJP MP who on Wednesday joined the Congress, hit out at the saffron party, claiming he was denied a ticket because he took stand contrary to the party lines on many issues, and also termed it an anti-Dalit party.
Just a day before polling in Delhi, the son of an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate made a sensational allegation on Saturday, claiming that his father had paid Rs60 million to party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to get the ticket. The allegation was made by Uday,
Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to resume talks over handing power to a civilian administration, protest leaders said on Saturday, a month after veteran president Omar Al Bashir was deposed.
Britain’s two main parties promised on Monday to work to resolve the deadlock over Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage at European elections.