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8 Aug
Senegal's electoral commission has said the ruling coalition has failed to hold on to its absolute parliamentary majority.
24 Jul
The new president will need to lead the island nation out of a deep political, economic and humanitarian crisis that toppled the previous leader. However, Wickremesinghe faces widespread public opposition.
18 Jul
North Macedonia's Assembly voted in favor of France's proposal to open the door to talks to join the European Union. The proposal will help overcome Bulgaria's objections to the prospect of North Macedonian membership.
15 Jul
The speaker of Sri Lanka's parliament has said he accepted a letter of resignation from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. PM Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as the interim president until lawmakers choose a new one.
11 Jul
Lawmakers are set to pick a new president on July 20 after Gotabaya Rajapaksa agreed to step down. A financial and economic crisis have thrown the country into political turmoil.
7 Jul
Britain continues to have a functioning government, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Ellis said on Thursday in a statement to parliament ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's expected resignation.
3 Jul
Protesters stormed Libya’s parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk on Friday and set parts of it ablaze, venting their anger at deteriorating living conditions and months of political deadlock.
22 Jun
French President Emmanuel Macron is facing difficult negotiations after his centrist bloc lost its absolute majority in parliament. The conservatives have already ruled out forming a coalition.
21 Jun
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid have agreed to dissolve parliament and call early elections. It will be Israel's fifth election in three years.
22 May
Citing corruption and other issues among deputies, Guinea-Bissau's President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has dissolved the country's parliament with elections set for the end of the year.
22 May
Sweden's government has decided to reverse decades of security policy and formally join NATO. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced the step. Finland's parliament votes on the same plan later.
10 May
Britain's Queen Elizabeth will not carry out the opening of parliament on Tuesday as the 96-year-old monarch has had a recurrence of mobility issues, Buckingham Palace said on Monday (May 9), the latest event she will not attend because of her health.

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