Norway's centre-left opposition, headed by Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Store, won the general election after a campaign dominated by climate change and the future of the country’s oil and gas exploration industry.
Ismail Sabri's United Malays National Organisation was booted out of power after facing a storm of corruption cases, notably the 1MDB scandal.
Ennahda, the biggest party in Tunisia’s parliament, was quick to denounce President Saied’s ousting of the government as a “coup”, along with two of the other main parties in parliament, Heart of Tunisia and Karama.
The move will allow the government to immediately fire any employee whose name appears on its terrorism list, which also results in an asset freeze and a travel ban.
Moments after Mogadishu police chief Saadaq Omar Hassan announced suspending Somali parliament for disccusions to extend presidential term, Somalia police commissioner Hassan Mohamed Hijar fired and replaced Hassan.
Many French Muslims say the draft law limits religious freedom and unfairly targets them, and say France already has enough laws to fight violence.
The vote marks the latest episode in a power struggle that has roiled sub-Saharan Africa's biggest nation for months, pitching Tshisekedi against loyalists of Kabila, who ruled the DRC for 18 years.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will hand in his resignation to the head of state after convening the cabinet to inform ministers of his decision.
Weeks of tensions over the government's handling of the Covid-19 crisis came to a head with a late-night vote of confidence in the upper chamber that Conte won by 156 votes to 140, after almost all Italia Viva's senators abstained.
FM Dominic Raab says UK will introduce new rules for firms to try to prevent goods linked to alleged forced labour of Muslim Uighurs in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Meanwhile, Beijing warns London not to interfere in its affairs.
Israel edges towards its fourth election in two years after Knesset gave preliminary approval to a bill to dissolve itself amid a crisis in Prime Minister Netanyahu’s fractious coalition. Alternate PM Gantz earlier said he would back the bill.
Police use tear gas, water cannons and batons on thousands of farmers before allowing them to enter capital New Delhi for a planned protest against new laws seen as "pro-corporate".
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