Stefan Lofven, Sweden’s Social Democratic prime minister since 2014, lost a confidence vote in Parliament on Monday amid a housing crisis and skyrocketing real estate prices, making him the first Swedish government leader ever to lose such a motion.
Sweden’s PM loses confidence vote amid housing crisis
Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan kept power in a parliamentary election despite being widely blamed for a military defeat last year in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave.
Armenia's acting PM keeps power despite Karabakh defeat
The foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan held a trilateral meeting in Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday.
Iranian, Turkish, Afghan FMs discuss regional developments, ties
Armenians went to the polls Sunday in early parliamentary elections called by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an attempt to heal divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan and renew his mandate.
Post-war Armenia votes in snap polls
Iran summoned the British ambassador to strongly protest the “riotous and terrorist” acts against Iranian expatriates in the UK who wanted to attend the 13th presidential election at the Islamic Republic’s diplomatic missions, said the Foreign Ministry’s spokesman.
Tehran summons British envoy over ‘riotous, terrorist’ acts against expat voters
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Farewell to NATO
New coronavirus infections hit a pandemic high in Moscow on Friday, tripling in just weeks and forcing Russia's capital to close its Euro fan zone and extend other curbs.
Moscow COVID cases soar to record high
Thanks to the last month birth of the latest generation, Mary Marshall, 86, has become Scotland’s only great-great-great-gran.
Baby arrival makes Scots woman nation's only great-great-great-gran
The Iranian Judiciary’s spokesman said the families of the victims of a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed near Tehran in January 2020 will be compensated in full prior to the issuance of a court verdict.
Families of Ukrainian plane crash victims to be fully compensated: Judiciary
China said Tuesday radiation levels remained normal at one of its nuclear power plants and there were no safety concerns, after the station’s French operator reported a gas build-up.
China says radiation levels normal at Taishan nuclear plant

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