Iraq's former spy chief has been sworn in as the prime minister by lawmakers after weeks of tense political negotiations as the country faces a severe economic crisis spurred by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Adel Abdul-Mahdi made the request in a telephone call with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday night.
By Samya Kullab, Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
Months-long protests in major Iraqi cities have led to the prime minister's resignation, but leaders have been unable to secure a replacement, and those demanding reform remain as animated as ever. Lisa Desjardins reports and speaks to the Atlantic Council’s…
The growing protest movement in Iraq has claimed dozens more casualties. Acceding to public demands, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said he will resign. But in the streets, the killing goes on, with security forces shooting down scores more of the…
By Nick Schifrin
By Associated Press
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte's right-wing coalition partner, the League party, has decided to yank its support for his populist government.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Johnson will be installed as prime minister in a formal handover from Theresa May on Wednesday.
Several members of the Conservative Party are vying to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. The winner will be tasked with finding the least messy way for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
With record voter turnout, more than 80 percent of eligible Dutch voters cast ballots.
By PBS NewsHour
Benjamin Netanyahu won a surprisingly clear-cut victory over his center-left challenger, despite initial exit polls showing the two in a dead heat. On Wednesday he pledged to protect the security and welfare of all Israelis, after what had been a…
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