Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov have discussed a constitutional committee mean to draft the Arab country’s new constitution as well as Moscow’s efforts to revive the war-ravaged nation’s economy.
Right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears poised to secure a fifth term in office after early results from Israel’s general elections handed him a narrow victory against his centrist rival, Benny Gantz.
British lawmakers, who once fiercely rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union (EU) withdrawal agreement, have now softened their position to allow her go through the parliament with the deal just before Britain is officially expected to leave the bloc, several reports suggest.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called an immediate vote of confidence in his government at the parliament after his Defense Minister Panos Kammenos — a coalition ally — announced his resignation in protest against a deal to solve a long-standing dispute with neighboring Macedonia.
A Pakistani court has jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for seven years on graft charges and fined him $25 million for corruption, the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year.
Reports in the British media suggest key members of Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet are at war on how to handle the aftermaths of a potential no vote in the parliament on government’s European Union withdrawal agreement.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has traveled to Brussels to attend a European Union summit as she desperately seeks privileges from the bloc that could enhance her chances of going through the British parliament with a controversial EU withdrawal agreement.