Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Sunday dismissed a senior minister recently convicted of tax fraud to comply with a Supreme Court ruling that disqualified the minister from serving, shaking the right-wing government just weeks after it came to power. By complying with the court’s ruling to remove the minister, Aryeh Deri, Mr. Netanyahu […]
As the Guatemalan authorities intensify a methodical, yearslong crackdown on officials who were tasked with rooting out government corruption in the country, the government announced this week that it was investigating Colombia’s defense minister, who had led a United Nations-backed anticorruption body that was active in Guatemala until 2019. The announcement, which is straining bilateral […]
The new right-wing Israeli government and the country’s judiciary remained locked in a standoff Thursday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed upholding a Supreme Court ruling that called for the dismissal of a key government minister. Mr. Netanyahu had taken no action on removing his interior minister, Aryeh Deri, by the early afternoon, a day […]
BERLIN — Within hours of being sworn into office, Germany’s new defense minister will be expected to hold talks with the U.S. defense secretary. A day later, he will represent Germany’s armed forces at a meeting with European allies awaiting critical decisions on the war in Ukraine. That would not be an easy first week […]
The site of the helicopter crash on Wednesday in Brovary, Ukraine, that damaged a kindergarten and a 14-story residential building.Credit…Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA, via Shutterstock A helicopter carrying senior Ukrainian officials crashed on Wednesday in a Kyiv suburb, killing at least 18 people, including Ukraine’s minister of internal affairs and other pivotal figures in the wartime leadership, […]
After days of political chaos, Malaysia has a new prime minister, its fifth in less than five years. The country is now relying on a veteran politician to bring back political stability while leading a polarized electorate — split between one faction that sees itself as modern and multicultural, and another that is driven by […]
Announced by Mr. Putin in September, the draft sent shock waves across Russia.
In his first address as leader, Mr. Sunak said “mistakes were made” by his predecessor, Liz Truss. He promised to fix them.
The former chancellor of the Exchequer emerged as the clear front-runner after Boris Johnson dropped out of the race. Mr. Sunak would become the first person of color to lead the country.
Pulling out of the race to succeed Liz Truss, the former prime minister eased a path for Rishi Sunak, his former chancellor of Britain’s treasury.