The Social Democrats want the current culture minister to be dismissed but the president is refusing to approve the dismissal, creating a standoff that could topple the government.
The far-right party had warned earlier in the day that it would resign from the government if Chancellor Sebastian Kurz moved to sack the interior minister.
Liberals and Christian Democrats to battle on in minority with PM Charles Michel insisting his country will sign the UN Migrants Charter, the dealbreaker for the Flemish Nationalists.
Leaders of Germany’s coalition parties have come to an agreement to fix the country’s diesel crisis after marathon talks late into the night.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition finds a solution to deal with ex-spy chief, Hans-Georg Maassen, whose promotion to the interior ministry sparked outrage.
A new report from Amnesty International says they have enough evidence for potential war crimes from the war in Syria
This is what the leading parties from the Italian election are proposing to do in office together.
Commentators have been having a field day over attempts by Italy's unlikely coalition hopefuls to draw up a plan for government.
Efforts to break the deadlock stalled on Friday after two days of talks ended in failure
A political analyst tells euronews that despite the coalition talks and horse-trading, Italy is unlikely to get a stable long-term government out of the March elections.
General Ahmed Assiri insists Saudi Arabia's only objective in Yemen is to "restore stability".
Richard Engel has an exclusive report for our partners at NBC on a dangerous new conflict within Syria: involving US troops fighting Russian nationals.
"I'm happy for Matteo Salvini and the League," the 81-year-old former prime minister said in a video message.
The European Commissioner for economic and financial affairs said the deal was good news for Germany, but also for the European Union.
German 'grand coalition' talks begin: Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats are in discussion with the centre-left Social Democrats of Martin Schulz.
The coming days could prove decisive for Angela Merkel's future as chancellor.
The coalition agreement published by the conservative People’s Party and the far-right Freedom Party is built around a vigorous protection of national identity.
The 31-year-old brings the far-right FPO into government with his OVP in coalition.
After much political horse trading Austria will get a new government today
The centre-left party has given the green light for the start of negotiations with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives, as leader Martin Schulz made an impassioned speech calling for a United States of Europe 'by 2025'
"We have a lot of options for building a government," says Martin Schulz.
Coalition talks between the CDU and the SPD may not start until 2018, a top official close to Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
Germany's president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier has met with Green and FDP leaders to urge them to restart coalition talks
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a statement after talks on forming a coalition government in Germany collapsed
Germany’s three would-be coalition partners have regrouped for a final round of talks to seek enough common ground in climate and migration policy to form a government.
Efforts to forge a coalition deal look likely to drag on into the weekend