Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz steps down amid corruption probe

Kurz denies wrongdoing and had said he was willing to keep governing with his coalition partner, the Greens. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Saturday he is stepping down after being placed under investigation on suspicion of corruption offenses, but he plans to stay on as the leader of his party and its top lawmakerContinue reading “Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz steps down amid corruption probe”

Swedish PM Lofven resigns, speaker to look for new leader

Speaker to seek new PM with backing of parliament If efforts fail, snap elections will be called Centre-left govt fell after losing no-confidence vote Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resigned on Monday, handing the speaker of its split parliament the task of finding a new government to deal with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Lofven hadContinue reading “Swedish PM Lofven resigns, speaker to look for new leader”

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