The appointment comes hours after Ismail Ould Cheikh Sidiya and his entire government resigned without giving any reason amid an investigation into alleged high-level corruption.
The long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has faced a wave of protests in recent weeks, with demonstrators calling on him to resign over his handling of the coronavirus crisis and corruption charges.
Protesters carried signs accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of corruption and failing to resolve the coronavirus crisis.
Swiss Attorney General Lauber resigned last week over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting world football's troubled governing body.
Protests against economic fallout from the pandemic have spread across the country in recent weeks and in some cases have been met with a violent response from security forces.
The protests have been going on for the past few weeks over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Thousands of Bulgarians have been holding protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov over the failure to ensure the rule of law and sever links between graft-prone officials and powerful tycoons in the country.
The UAE’s unwillingness to tackle corruption and money laundering is a global challenge that must be addressed, says a US think tank.
Anti-government protesters gathered outside the country's interior ministry, protesting against the Lebanese speaker's security forces who clashed with them earlier, after they tried to stage a sit-in outside the speaker's residence.
The country's economy is disintegrating but if Bashar al Assad wants to fix it, he risks losing his grip over power.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of bribery and a maximum three-year term for fraud and breach of trust.
A new report claims that one of the richest countries on earth is a paradise for money launderers.
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