Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time.
The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal.
The Iraqi parliament on Sunday voted to sack a provincial governor over alleged corruption and negligence, days after a ferry boat sank near the northern city of Mosul, killing more than 100 people.
Australia on Monday said a ‘sophisticated state actor’ had hacked the country's main political parties and parliament, just weeks before a closely fought election.
National Diet of Japan on Saturday passed a bill to reform the visa system to allow thousands of migrant workers to enter the country to tackle the country's labour shortage.
Sri Lanka's parliament Wednesday passed a no-confidence motion against controversial newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his cabinet of ministers amid chaotic scenes, officials said.
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, worsening an already major political crisis, has drawn criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.
Sri Lanka's parliament speaker on Tuesday stepped up his warnings to the country's president that unrest could erupt unless lawmakers are allowed to choose between two rival prime ministers.
The 36-year-old reggae star -- better known as Bobi Wine -- had spent Friday holed up in a government hospital after being re-arrested while trying to leave the country.