Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is to formally resign over a graft and spying scandal involving his chief of staff. The case has thrown the political future of the recession-hit EU state into uncertainty.
Jacob Zuma delivers his annual state of the nation address today amid heightened security and tough times for his ANC. Some 440 soldiers will be on guard to protect the leader after clashes marred last year's event.
Michael Flynn has resigned as US national security adviser barely three weeks since Donald Trump took office. His departure is long overdue and signifies a defeat for the new president, DW's Michael Knigge writes.
Center-right candidate Francois Fillon called an investigation against him "political assassination." He refused to pull out of the presidential election after being summoned by magistrates over the "fake jobs" scandal.
Corruption and cronyism, not transparency: Accusations against Rome's new mayor, Virginia Raggi, could seriously damage the Five Star Movement, says political scientist Jan Labitzke.
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