French President Emmanuel Macron faces a difficult week as lawmakers weigh up a controversial bill that toughens France's stance on migrants, with even some of his own party reluctant to back it.
East Timor is set to hold fresh elections after president Francisco Guterres dissolved parliament on Friday, ending a months-long political impasse that plunged Asia's youngest democracy into a post-election stalemate.
Last March Khalid Masood, 52, killed four people on the bridge before, armed with two carving knives, he stabbed to death an unarmed police officer in the grounds of parliament. He was shot dead at the scene.
Spain's prime minister said on Friday that the new Catalan parliament should hold its maiden session on Jan. 17, the first step in reinstating local government after Madrid ...
Counting is still under way following an election on Thursday that capped a near-decade long transition to democracy from monarchy and a civil war in which more than 17,000 people died.
The landmark polls cap the country's transformation from a Hindu monarchy to a secular republic, following a 10-year Maoist insurgency that left more than 16,000 people dead.
Kuwait's parliament on Sunday endorsed a new law on sport which it hopes will end bans from international competitions over alleged government interference.
The two-phase election is also expected to determine the path Nepal takes in balancing ties with China and India, both of whom are pushing hard to expand influence in the buffer state.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party.