A German parliamentary assembly will elect the country’s new president on Sunday, with a respected former foreign minister, who last year called Donald Trump one of the world’s “hate preachers,” the overwhelming favorite to win.
Jovenel Moise has been sworn in as Haiti's new president, which brings an end to an protracted electoral crisis and political turmoil that had created a power vacuum in the impoverished Caribbean country.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte angrily berated more than 200 erring policemen on national television and said he would send them to a southern island to fight terrorists dreaded for their beheadings.
Romania’s president told lawmakers Tuesday the country is in a “full-fledged” political crisis, after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against a government measure that would weaken the country’s anti-corruption drive.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday that he had ended the government’s six-month cease-fire with communist rebels and ordered troops to prepare for new fighting after the guerrillas lifted their own truce and killed six soldiers in fresh violence.
In Iraq, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is not the only senior official to have censured US President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting seven Muslim-majority countries; President Fuad Masum has also said Washington's move was "a shock."