A few days after announcing snap parliamentary elections for June 20, Pashinyan had declared last month that he would resign in April in an effort to defuse a political crisis sparked by last year's war with Azerbaijan.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is self-isolating at home after testing positive for Covid-19 just two days after he was vaccinated against the disease.
Libya's designated interim PM Abdulhamid Dbeibeh made the statement during his address to the parliament as he urged lawmakers to back his proposed unity government.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said that it would “raise these new developments with the UAE.”
Yoshihide Suga faces heightened scrutiny after a cabinet minister said the Tokyo Olympics Games must not go ahead as planned and a media poll showed 80 percent of Japanese believe it’s too dangerous to host the event.
The elections in 76 Thai provinces are the first since Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha overthrew an elected government in a military coup.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says London and southeast England will be placed in a new Tier 4 level of lockdown.
In eastern and western states, Indian farmers have blocked roads and railway tracks, delaying people from getting to work and preventing perishable produce from reaching markets.
Aid workers are warning Tigray region is on cusp of a crisis with a shortage of food, medication and body bags.
The move could be a formality but, if the vote to elect Sadyr Japarov as Prime Minister of Kyrgyztan fails, it could further deepen the political crisis in a strategically located country.
King Abdullah told Prime Minister Omar al Razzaz in a letter accepting his resignation that mistakes were made in the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Yoshihide Suga is expected to easily win a parliamentary vote for prime minister after becoming the Liberal Democratic Party's new leader with 377 of a total of 534 valid votes.
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