Kyrgyzstan’s parliament voted to express no confidence in the government of Prime Minister Sapar Isakov on Thursday amid an apparent power struggle between the president and a leader of the ruling party.
Since Donald Trump took the helm at the White House, his cabinet has been in flux. The Republican billionaire has fired some senior government officials in his first 15 months in office to form a favorable cabinet for himself.
Germany's second biggest party, the Social Democrats, on Friday named their ministers in Chancellor Angela Merkel's next government, completing a cabinet lineup in which they snatched the trophy finance and foreign affairs portfolios.
New Liberian President George Weah appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani nominated candidates for the two remaining cabinet posts to Parliament two months after all his proposed ministerial picks, except one, managed to win the vote of confidence from lawmakers.