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Portugal's centre-right coalition government ousted

Portugal’s centre-right coalition government has fallen less than two weeks after it was sworn in. A group of left-wing parties rejected Passos

Portugal’s centre-right coalition government has fallen less than two weeks after it was sworn in. A group of left-wing parties rejected Passos

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Portugal's government falls

Portugal’s centre-right coalition government has fallen less than two weeks after it was sworn in. A group of left-wing parties rejected the

Portugal’s centre-right coalition government has fallen less than two weeks after it was sworn in. A group of left-wing parties rejected the

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Mounting pressure sees Romanian PM Victor Ponta resign

Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta has resigned. A tax fraud scandal saw him lose the Social Democrat Party leadership in October 2015 and he

Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta has resigned. A tax fraud scandal saw him lose the Social Democrat Party leadership in October 2015 and he

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Egypt's government resigns as Ismail asked to form new cabinet

Egyptians are bewildered at the sudden resignation of the government and prime minister with a general election looming in October. President Abdel

Egyptians are bewildered at the sudden resignation of the government and prime minister with a general election looming in October. President Abdel

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Palestinian unity government resigns Hamas blasts unilateral decision

The Palestinian national unity government, formed to heal the split between Fatah and Hamas has resigned. An inability to exert any influence in the

The Palestinian national unity government, formed to heal the split between Fatah and Hamas has resigned. An inability to exert any influence in the

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New French government will help business, says Valls

The line-up of the new French government has been announced as President Hollande sets about reasserting his authority over economic policy. Out go

The line-up of the new French government has been announced as President Hollande sets about reasserting his authority over economic policy. Out go

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New French government due as Hollande looks to save presidency

François Hollande’s second change of government in two years in office is due to be announced on Tuesday in what is being described as the last

François Hollande’s second change of government in two years in office is due to be announced on Tuesday in what is being described as the last

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Oppose 'absurd' France austerity, says defiant Montebourg

France is in political turmoil after Prime Minister Manuel Valls handed in his government’s resignation to the president. François Hollande

France is in political turmoil after Prime Minister Manuel Valls handed in his government’s resignation to the president. François Hollande

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France: Government resigns amid economy row

In what is being seen as a crisis in the corridors of power in France, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has presented the government’s resignation to

In what is being seen as a crisis in the corridors of power in France, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has presented the government’s resignation to

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Polish PM says snap elections may be sought if crisis continues

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk has said that snap elections may be needed if a growing political crisis is not contained. Scandal has engulfed

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk has said that snap elections may be needed if a growing political crisis is not contained. Scandal has engulfed

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France brings in new blood to try to tackle economic stagnation

Reversing France’s economic decline is high on the list of President Hollande’s priorities and his cabinet reshuffle means a more powerful role as

Reversing France’s economic decline is high on the list of President Hollande’s priorities and his cabinet reshuffle means a more powerful role as

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Napolitano accepts Letta's resignation as Italian prime minister

The Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has accepted Enrico Letta’s resignation as prime minister, following a meeting at the presidential palace in

The Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has accepted Enrico Letta’s resignation as prime minister, following a meeting at the presidential palace in

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Czech Republic government resigns after losing confidence vote

The Czech cabinet headed by Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok has resigned, paving the way for early elections possibly in October. The ally of left-wing

The Czech cabinet headed by Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok has resigned, paving the way for early elections possibly in October. The ally of left-wing

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Italy avoids political crisis after no confidence vote

Italy’s Interior Minister and deputy prime minister Angelino Alfano have survived a no-confidence vote. The result avoids what many believed would

Italy’s Interior Minister and deputy prime minister Angelino Alfano have survived a no-confidence vote. The result avoids what many believed would

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Czech prime minister resigns and will quit politics

A corruption scandal has finally claimed the head of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, who has handed in his resignation to President Milos

A corruption scandal has finally claimed the head of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, who has handed in his resignation to President Milos

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Czech ruling party seeks replacement for ousted PM

The Czech Republic’s main ruling party is meeting today to search for a replacement for Prime Minister Petr Necas following his decision to quit over

The Czech Republic’s main ruling party is meeting today to search for a replacement for Prime Minister Petr Necas following his decision to quit over

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Ukraine: PM and government step down

Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government. They will, however, remain

Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government. They will, however, remain

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Ukraine: Yanukovitch accepts cabinet resignation

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his cabinet. The president asked them to

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his cabinet. The president asked them to

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Greece: Efforts to form a new government fail

It is back to square one in Greece’s bid to form a new government after an inconclusive election that saw the two main parties punished over

It is back to square one in Greece’s bid to form a new government after an inconclusive election that saw the two main parties punished over

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Dutch prime minister quits as austerity talks fail

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has resigned after talks to agree a new austerity package failed over the weekend. The coalition collapsed after

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has resigned after talks to agree a new austerity package failed over the weekend. The coalition collapsed after