Former French prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope go on trial on Monday over a fake jobs scandal that wrecked his 2017 run for president and opened the Elysee Palace door for Emmanuel Macron.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said his former intelligence chief, who joined opposition figure Juan Guaido during a recent coup attempt, was a "mole" recruited by the CIA to overthrow his government.
Boris Johnson, known for his many gaffes during his times as mayor of London and Britain’s foreign minister, is madly in love with a former spin doctor, despite reports suggesting he has much to do to end a 25-year-old marriage.
The office of former Malaysian premier, Najib Razak, ordered changes to a 2016 audit report of scandal-plagued state fund 1MDB, including removing mention of financier Low Taek Jho’s presence at a board meeting, authorities said.
Potential victims of grooming gangs are no safer now than when the issue became a national scandal almost a decade ago, according to the British Crown Prosecution Service’s former lead on child abuse and violence against women and girls.
Iraq's parliament has elected speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi, former governor of the western province of Anbar, marking the first step towards forming the new government four months after national elections.
Angola's former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has handed his position as the leader of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (PMLA) party to incumbent President Joao Lourenco after more than four decades of political rule.
Greek authorities say a former Turkish lawmaker from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), who is convicted of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is requesting asylum in the Southeastern European country.