Blinken, a longtime adviser to President Joe Biden who has vowed to repair US alliances, is approved by a vote of 78-22.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte's four-party coalition government must decide on Friday whether to resign in the face of the scandal that saw thousands of families wrongly accused of fraud between at least 2013 and 2019, Dutch media reported.
After promising “the most diverse cabinet” in US history, President-elect Joe Biden has reportedly picked a Black former military general Lloyd J. Austin for the post of Secretary of Defense.
Kuwait’s state-run news agency, KUNA, reported that Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al Sabah formally submitted his Cabinet’s resignation to the country’s ruler, Sheikh Sabah al Sabah.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells parliament that he is launching a new approach to drive independent trade policy.
For the first time in Spain's democratic history, women have a majority in the government with 11 of the 17 cabinet posts.
Catalonia's separatist president Quim Torra has called for talks with Spain's new prime minister as the Catalan regional executive was sworn in.
Many ministers are being reappointed, such as Finance Minister Taro Aso, or are taking up posts they have held before, some in Abe's first 2012 cabinet.
Turkey's expected cabinet reshuffle brought in six new ministers and changed 11 posts. Ministers in defence and justice have also have been changed.
The country's first female head of government pledged to reform education and take steps to help get Serbia closer to EU membership.
The President-elect called out select campaign supporters to the White House leaving analysts to speculate if they will form part of Trump's new administration.
Cambodian parliament approves new 26-member cabinet, Prime Minister Hun Sen aims for success with new ministers for 2018 election
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