Palestinian leaders, the United Nations, European powers and Arab countries have all denounced any annexation of land that Israeli forces captured in a 1967 war.
It was the first time in almost 31 years of Polish democracy that voting for the election in line with the constitution, scheduled for Sunday, did not take place. The speaker of parliament now has two weeks to announce a new date.
Belgium had no parliamentary majority since December 2018. The formation of an emergency coalition was a pre-requisite to give caretaker prime minister Sophie Wilmes the powers to take more action against the coronavirus outbreak.
Both Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and the SPD are expected to lose support to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Brandenburg and Saxony.
The vote in the Swedish elections on Sunday will be the first since the nation of 10 million accepted 163,000 migrants in 2015.
The agreement which gives the country's Communist Party a role in governing for the first time since the anti-communist Velvet Revolution will help the minority cabinet led by PM Andrej Babis to survive a vote of confidence in the parliament.
Italy's new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, promised economic reforms through the introduction of universal income and to stem the influx of immigrants into the country in his address to the Senate on Tuesday.
Relations between Germany and Turkey—and by extension the EU—are unlikely to improve as the new coalition government in Germany takes shape.
Four months after the September election that left Europe's largest economy in an unprecedented state of political limbo, Germany's two largest parties are trying to hammer out a deal that will bring an end to the impasse.
If the parties don't form a coalition, the only remaining options would be for Merkel's conservatives to lead an unprecedented minority government, or a new election.
Although Conservatives are favourites to win Sunday’s parliamentary election, no party expected to win majority and a coalition government is likely.
If Angela Merkel wins another term, as the latest polls suggest, the world's focus will turn to her pick for a coalition partner and its influence on the government's policy.
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