Elections

Dutch defense minister quits over artillery training deaths

Oct 3, 2017

The Netherlands' defense minister and the country's military chief have both resigned following a critical report into a 2016 artillery training accident that killed 2 peacekeeping troops and wounded a third

New Zealanders to wait weeks for next leader after election

Sep 25, 2017

New Zealanders will likely need to wait two or three weeks to find out who will next lead their country after a general election on Saturday ended with an inconclusive result

New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov't

Sep 23, 2017

Prime Minister Bill English's National Party has won the most votes in New Zealand's general election but not enough to form a government without help from other political parties

The Latest: New Zealand leader addresses supporters

Sep 23, 2017

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has addressed hundreds of supporters in Auckland after his National Party won the most votes in the general election

New Zealanders head to polls for neck-and-neck national vote

Sep 23, 2017

New Zealanders vote in national elections Saturday, with opinion polls indicating a close race

Italian-speaking doctor chosen for Swiss executive branch

Sep 20, 2017

The Swiss parliament has elected a center-right doctor to the country's seven-member executive branch, the first from the Italian-speaking south in 18 years

New Zealand officials cancel flights due to fuel shortage

Sep 20, 2017

New Zealand's lawmakers and public employees were told to cancel all nonessential flights to and from Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation's largest airport continued to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people

Iceland PM's resigns, new election expected on Nov.4

Sep 16, 2017

Iceland's president has accepted the resignation of the volcanic island's prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on Nov. 4

Iceland's center-right govt collapses amid pedophile scandal

Sep 15, 2017

Iceland's nine-month-old, center-right government collapsed Friday after a small coalition member quit and the country's prime minister called for a new election "as soon as possible."

Norway PM hints on continuing coalition after election

Sep 12, 2017

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg hinted Tuesday her two-party minority coalition could continue but stopped short of saying whether it should expanded with its traditional support parties

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