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Montenegro's longtime leader Milo Djukanovic will not continue as prime minister in the next government, according to his party, which topped the country's parliamentary polls.

Kyrgyzstan government resigns after coalition collapses

The government of Kyrgyzstan resigned Wednesday after the president's party quit the ruling coalition, sparking fears the Central Asian country could plunge into instability, the presidency said.

US 9/11 law an international legal Pandora's Box

It's a hard scene to imagine, a Saudi Arabian king answering before a New York court for the 9/11 attacks, but a new US law threatens to become a Pandora's Box of diplomatic crises.

Russia: the uninvited guest in US election

Many unorthodox things have taken place in the 2016 race for the White House, but Russia is perhaps the most unlikely guest at the US political dinner table.

Street challenges power in Venezuela crisis

Venezuela's political rivals faced a test of strength Wednesday, with the opposition vowing mass street protests as President Nicolas Maduro resists efforts to drive him from power.

Philippines' Duterte wants US troops out in two years

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wants US troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defence pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary.

Pirate party poised to seize Iceland's ship of state

For a party that did not exist four years ago, the Pirate Party of Iceland has had clear sailing and even the founder, poet, web programmer, and former Wikileaks activist, Birgitta Jonsdottir, never thought that her party might come to be the government.

Italy PM threatens EU budget veto over migrants

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Tuesday threatened to veto the EU's budget over a lack of solidarity from European neighbours as it struggles with a huge influx of migrants.

Venezuela lawmakers vote for political trial of president

Venezuela's opposition-majority legislature voted on Tuesday to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, who is resisting efforts to remove him from power in a volatile political crisis.

Spain's king asks acting PM Rajoy to form government

Spain's king on Tuesday tasked Mariano Rajoy with forming a new government, taking the acting conservative prime minister a step closer to power again after a 10-month political deadlock.

Trump vows to scrap Obamacare as costs to jump 25 percent

Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to overturn President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program after the government announced Americans will see costs jump an average of 25 percent next year.

Op-Ed: Libyan ambassador to the UAE Aref Nyad resigns

The long-serving Libyan ambassador to the UAE, Aref Nyad, has resigned. He was originally appointed to the job by the National Transitional Council (NTC) in June of 2011.

French presidential hopeful has Marie Antoinette moment

French presidential hopeful Jean-Francois Cope had a Marie Antoinette moment on Monday, when he said he had "no idea" of the cost of pain au chocolat, a French pastry favourite."I have no idea but...

Lithuania opts for change in poll upset

A party of political outsiders fronted by a former police chief pulled off a stunning election victory in Lithuania on Sunday on the back of promises to deliver much-needed economic growth to curb a labour exodus.

Belgium cannot sign off on EU-Canada trade pact

Belgium has conceded it cannot sign off on a landmark EU free trade deal with Canada because of continued objections from Wallonia and other regional leaders who rejected a late Monday deadline.

Britsh PM seeks to unite first ministers over Brexit plans

British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday meet the first ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in London, where she will face calls for each region to vote on the government's Brexit plans.

Karl Rove tells Fox News that Donald Trump has lost election

Republican heavyweight Karl Rove made an appearance on 'Fox News Sunday' and told the show that Donald Trump is done. Rove said Democrat Hillary Clinton now has a clear path to the White House and will win the presidency.

Lithuanians vote for change handing farmers' party surprise win

Lithuanians fed up with low wages and a labour exodus voted for major changes in Sunday's general election, handing victory to a farmers' party that previously held just one seat in parliament.

Venezuelan assembly declares 'coup' by Maduro govt

Venezuela's opposition-majority legislature declared Sunday that President Nicolas Maduro's government had committed a coup d'etat by blocking a referendum on removing him from power, vowing mass protests and international pressure.

Scuffles disrupt Hungary 1956 revolt anniversary

Scuffles between supporters and opponents of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban disrupted a state commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Budapest Sunday.

Clock ticking as Spain races to avoid third elections

Spain's Socialists voted Sunday to allow the conservatives to take power, likely averting a third election for Spaniards tired of going to the polls.

Chile's embattled Bachelet put to test in local polls

Chile's opposition is leading with a razor-thin margin in local elections that could deal a disappointment to embattled President Michelle Bachelet by returning conservatives to power.

Clinton jumps to double-digit lead over Trump: poll

Hillary Clinton has soared to a 12-point lead over Donald Trump in the race for the White House, according to a new poll released Sunday, with the real estate magnate's support tanking among key voter groups.

Spain heads for minority government as Socialists lift veto

Spain's Socialists voted Sunday to allow the conservatives to take power, likely ending a protracted political deadlock and avoiding a third election for poll weary Spaniards.

Socialists decide Spain's political fate in showdown

Spain's divided Socialists gathered in Madrid on Sunday for a meeting widely expected to help finally unblock the country's ten-month political impasse.

Actor Ricky Gervais says Trump candidacy a joke gone bad

Actor and writer, and 'Golden Globe Awards' host Ricky Gervais commented on Donald Trump this week and his remarks suggest the funnyman finds the Donald a less than credible politician. Gervais doesn't think Trump's candidacy began seriously.

U.S. attempts to negotiate role for Turkey in Mosul offensive

Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defence said that he was confident that Turkey would be able to play a role in the offensive designed to liberate the city of Mosul from the Islamic State.

Campaigning begins ahead of I.Coast referendum on new constitution

The president of Ivory Coast insists it will heal a nation beset by violent turmoil, but as a referendum campaign for the nation's new draft constitution began Saturday, his opponents decried the text as dangerously anti-democratic.

Riding high in polls, Clinton barnstorms swing states

With just over two weeks to go before Americans vote for a new president, a new poll released Sunday shows Hillary Clinton has widened her lead over Donald Trump, who is now in jeopardy in traditionally Republican states.

Moscow calls US 'anti-Russian' in election observer row

Moscow on Saturday escalated a row over its attempts to send observers to the US presidential polls, accusing Washington of adopting an "anti-Russian" stance.

Ivanka Trump backs her father but doesn't want to fall with him

She is as calm and thoughtful as her father is strident and impetuous. She is Ivanka Trump, and the distance she has taken from her father Donald has earned her both the respect of Democrats and the head-scratching of analysts.

Philippines' Duterte says will not sever US ties

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate"."It's not severance of ties. Severance is to cut diplomatic relations.

Energized Clinton hits campaign trail in battleground blitz

Invigorated by both her commanding poll numbers and eyebrow-raising declarations by Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton returned to campaigning Friday seeking to keep her boot on her rival's neck in the final weeks of their roller-coaster presidential race.

Donald Grump: Trump ends interview, huffs off in anger

Donald Trump bolted from an interview with a local NBC affiliate in Ohio Thursday after being asked a question he did not like. It was a question about how he felt about some people labeling him as both racist and sexist.

France's Le Pen: could she win?

From Brexit to the rise of Donald Trump, 2016 has been a humbling year for political forecasters. In France, could they be wrong again in writing off the far-right's prospects in next year's presidential election?

Trump's iffy election stance 'diversionary': analyst

As Donald Trump avoids pledging to accept the result of the US presidential election, his rival Hillary Clinton appears to be enjoying a boost in the polls.

Trump booed in New York, assailed by Obama

Donald Trump endured boos at a charity event in New York and a biting attack by President Barack Obama as the Republican nominee's threat not to concede if he loses next month's elections roiled the race for the White House.

Op-Ed: Libya's western military officials brand Haftar a war criminal

At the Tripoli Radison Blu hotel, military officials and officers from the western region of Libya gathered for their sixth annual meeting. The slogan for this year was "One Libyan Army".

Yet another woman accuses Donald Trump of sexual misconduct

Yet another woman, the 10th for those keeping score, has come forward to accuse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of sexual misconduct. The woman said Mr. Trump grabbed her breast during a chance encounter.

Obama calls for 'big' win to repudiate 'dangerous' Trump

President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump Thursday for threatening not to concede if he loses next month's election, calling for a thumping Democratic victory to repudiate his "dangerous" claims of a rigged vote.

France's Hollande warns UK's May of 'hard' Brexit talks

French President Francois Hollande warned British Prime Minister Theresa May during her first European Union summit on Thursday that she would face tough negotiations if she insists on a "hard Brexit".
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