Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin clears a major hurdle in parliament as lawmakers narrowly approved a motion to remove the lower house speaker, a vote seen as an important barometer of his support.
The ruling centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) has had a slight advantage in most opinion polls over its main rival, the Social Democrats (SDP), but neither party is seen being able to form a cabinet on its own.
Lawmakers fight after more than 20 members from opposition Kuomintang party occupy legislature to protest president's nomination of a close aide to a high-level watchdog.
The dual announcements form part of a strategy to persuade the country that it’s safe to move on to the next stage of easing the Covid-19 lockdown, notably with the reopening of schools for some, but not all, younger children at the start of June.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of the governing Law and Justice party, and Jaroslaw Gowin, leader of a small party in the conservative coalition, announced in a joint statement that they had agreed to cancel Sunday’s vote and set a new date.
Lebanon is facing an unprecedented economic and financial crisis that has led banks to impose informal capital controls to prevent capital flight and the currency to lose a third of its value.
"We will mobilise for street protests on Thursday and Friday, and on Saturday we will all be in the streets," Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido as he called for three days of protests against President Nicolas Maduro.
Boris Johnson dares opposition parties to try to topple his government with a no-confidence vote after facing MPs for the first time since the Supreme Court quashed his suspension of parliament.
Polls opened at 0400 GMT in the east of the bloc and will finally close at 2100 GMT in Italy. Seven EU member states have already voted, and provisional results will be released late on Sunday.
The man and woman who attempted to attack the Turkish parliament arrived saying they were paying a visit to Mahmut Tanal, Istanbul Deputy of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), who had reportedly invited them.
Supporters of opposition party tried to break the cordon protecting the parliament building as part of an ongoing protest against the government.
Sweden's Parliament rejected Moderates party leader Ulf Kristersson's nomination for prime minister, the first time in Swedish history that a proposal for a new prime minister has been defeated.
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