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World 18 Oct 2018 | 1:11 AM

Greek foreign minister quits in Macedonia name row

ATHENS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the resignation of his foreign minister on Wednesday, Greece's first major political casualty in a drive to end a decades-old name dispute with Macedonia.

World 03 Oct 2018 | 11:38 PM

Cracks show in Macron's mettle as old ally Collomb becomes third minister to quit

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Emmanuel Macron faced mounting questions about the durability of his government on Wednesday after the resignation of a third minister in five weeks, testing the political newcomer's ability to hold an administration together.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 3:29 PM

Denmark's new Social Democratic prime minister names government

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's new Social Democratic prime minister on Thursday presented her team of 20 ministers which includes former member of the European Parliament Jeppe Kofod as foreign minister and Nikolaj Wammen as finance minister.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 1:38 AM

Ex-Israeli prime minister Barak announces election run

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former prime minister Ehud Barak announced on Wednesday a return to politics as the leader of a new party in Israel's coming national election, saying it was time to end Benjamin Netanyahu's "corrupt leadership".

Nation 16 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘I will stay on as minister’

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Azmin Ali appears undaunted by calls for him to go on leave, saying that he would continue his duties as a federal minister and Pakatan Harapan leader.

World 13 Jun 2019 | 7:35 PM

Israel's top judge chides Netanyahu's new justice minister

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's top judge said on Thursday that its new right-wing justice minister was putting the country on a course towards anarchy by suggesting that not all court rulings must be obeyed when security is at stake.

Nation 13 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Latheefa to sit out graft probe on minister

PUTRAJAYA: Allegations of corruption involving a Cabinet minister will be investigated by the Ma­­laysian Anti-Corruption Commis­sion (MACC), but its chief commissioner Latheefa Koya will sit it out.

Nation 12 Jun 2019 | 12:13 AM

Man in gay sex video confesses, says minister not fit to be leader

PETALING JAYA: A man has confessed that it was indeed him and a minister in a gay sex video that has gone viral.

World 11 Jun 2019 | 6:23 PM

New Iraqi Kurdish president's cousin succeeds him as regional prime minister

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdish region named a cousin of its new president to succeed him as prime minister on Tuesday, keeping power in the hands of the family that has governed since the region gained partial self rule after dictator Saddam Hussein's fall.

World 03 Jun 2019 | 10:25 PM

Sri Lanka Muslim officials quit in solidarity with minister accused of Islamist ties

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Eight Muslim government officials in Sri Lanka quit their portfolios on Monday in solidarity with the industry minister accused by the opposition of supporting Islamist militants who killed more than 250 people on Easter Sunday.