Israel's president says he has decided to give opposition leader Benny Gantz the first opportunity to form a new government following an inconclusive national election this month.
Israel's Justice Ministry said the trial, due to have opened on March 17 with the reading of an indictment against Netanyahu in three graft cases, would begin on May 24 "due to developments related to the spread of the coronavirus".
Surveys conducted by three Israeli networks gave Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party between 36 and 37 seats in Israel's 120-member parliament.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz had failed to form a coalition government in the past two elections in April and September.
Annegert Kramp-Karrenbauer has given up her post as Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and is no longer seen as a favourite for Germany’s chancellorship after a political scandal in Thuringia.
Opposition politicians accuse the Israeli prime minister of putting his personal interests above those of the state.
Partial results reported by Israeli TV stations showed Netanyahu capturing between 70 percent and 80 percent of the vote, trouncing his challenger, lawmaker Gideon Saar.
The student protests in India are the first major signs of local resistance to the Hindu-nationalist policies of the Modi government.
There are more than 300 prosecution witnesses for the indictment in Israel's Parliament in three graft cases against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party could win 359 seats out of 650, up from 317 in the 2017 general election, according to the YouGov results published by the Times of London newspaper.
The embattled hardline prime minister is sinking into further trouble as a new challenger from his Likud Party emerges to oppose him.
The recent election results of two states signal a weakening of the Modi regime in the Centre and the re-emergence of its political opponents that will likely slow down its expansion plans.
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