Two Dutch ministers have resigned over a compensation payment to a drug trafficker. Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and his Secretary of State Fred
Thousands of people took to the streets of Manila for International Women’s Day. This year, in addition to slogans advocating equal treatment of men
Yemen teeters on the edge of chaos following the resignation of the embattled president on Thursday. Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi blamed the Houthi
Yemen’s embattled president has resigned, giving up on his two year mission to steer the country to stability. Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said he had
After two terms in office, Italy's 89-year-old head of state will officially stand down on January 14
Giorgio Napolitano confirms he is to quit as Italy's president setting PM Renzi a major challenge to find a consensus replacement
Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced his resignation on Sunday in the wake of widespread anti-government protests in the capital
There have been mixed reactions to Chuck Hagel’s resignation in Washington. Some said it showed a lack of strategy at the White House while others
US President Barack Obama has lost yet another defence secretary with the resignation of Chuck Hagel. His going comes as no surprise with it widely
US defence secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned after just two years in the Pentagon’s top job.
Hagel had questioned Obama’s strategy towards Syria
US President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of his Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel according to Pentagon sources.
According to The New
Burkina Faso is the latest African nation to catch fire, even if here this is a rare event in a relatively peaceful corner of West Africa. A day of
Cypriot Central Bank governor Panicos Demetriades, whose testy relations with island’s
government dogged a tumultuous tenure when Cyprus teetered on
Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman
said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap
Denmark’s Socialist People’s Party (SF) will leave the government, media reported on Thursday.
The resignation follows disagreement over a planned
Portugal’s coalition government is unravelling after Paulo Portas, the leader of the CDS-PP party resigned as foreign minister.
He quit in protest
Sede vacante, vacant seat. No one is sitting on the throne of the Bishop of Rome, lately Pope Benedict XVI, who has retired. His successor will have
These are momentous days for the Vatican as the Catholic community rallies round the pope. The church is now leaderless, but primed for renewal
Pope Benedict the XVI has made history by being the first Pontiff to resign in over six hundred years.
The question now is whether his successor
Pope Benedict XVI is retiring from the leadership of the Catholic Church. Long ago popes took refuge in the Castel Sant’Angelo when they were under
Joaquin Navarro-Valls was the Director of the Vatican’s press office for more than 20 years, stepping down in 2006.
His role as gave him perhaps
What Benedict XVI will leave to posterity and how he will be seen to have contributed to the Roman Catholic Church are questions being posed after
He took over at the head of the Church replacing a globe-trotting Pope who defended traditional values. Elected in 2005, Pope Benedict XVI worked as
Euronews learned more about the Pope’s decision to step down from Father Federico Lombardi, a spokesman for the Holy See and director of Vatican
Vatican analyst Angela Ambrogetti has published many articles about the Holy See and the various popes. Euronews asked for her assessment of Benedict
Italy is set to have a new government sooner than expected after Mario Monti said he would step down once the 2013 budget is approved. Insecurity