Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri withdrew as a candidate for prime minister on Wednesday, and Shiite Hezbollah with its ally Amal moved toward nominating a former education minister for the job, two senior sources familiar with their position said.
US President Donald Trump faces a Senate trial over whether to remove him from office in January. But impeachment is not the only way to remove a leader. Here's a look at political shake-ups around the world, where both legal and extralegal means to bring about regime change have made headlines.
Britain's election campaign has delivered funny, strange and surreal moments, from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit-branded boxing to a stranded train full of journalists on their way to a speech about rail investment. As voters head to the polls, here are some the highlights from six weeks of cross-country campaigning.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on course to win Thursday's election though the race has tightened markedly and he can no longer be sure of a majority, according to opinion polls published on the eve of the vote.
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went on the Brexit offensive on Friday, seeking to hit back at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's main campaign message as they both prepared for a final TV showdown ahead of next week's election.