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Italy’s Prime Minister Resigns, Turning Chaos Into Uncertainty

ROME — The most nationalist, populist and dysfunctional Italian government in decades collapsed on Tuesday as…

Italy’s Government Faces a Confidence Vote Where Nothing Is Certain

ROME — Earlier this month, Matteo Salvini, the surging leader of Italy’s anti-migrant League party, announced…

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections

BANGKOK — Call it the courtroom war of the colonels. More than two dozen Myanmar Army…

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could be the Loser

LONDON — What if Britain’s Parliament voted to remove Prime Minister Boris Johnson from office and…

Italy’s Parliament Backs Rail Link as Nationalist League Party Comes Out on Top

ROME — The construction of a high-speed rail link between Italy and France — an issue…

Pakistan Vows to Punish India for Kashmir Move

NEW DELHI — Pakistan threatened on Wednesday to punish India for unilaterally wiping out the autonomy…

Lawmaker Kicked Out of Kenyan Parliament for Taking Baby to Work

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan lawmaker was kicked out of the parliamentary chamber on Wednesday for…

India Faces Criticism Over Its Move to Revoke Kashmiri Autonomy

NEW DELHI — India-administered Kashmir remained in lockdown Tuesday and India faced mounting criticism, a day…

Special Election Defeat Poses a Thorny Problem for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has been British prime minister for barely a week, and the honeymoon appears to…

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death

TUNIS — The death this week of Tunisia’s first democratically elected president accelerated the timetable for…

Sánchez Loses Bid to Form a Government, Prolonging Deadlock in Spain

MADRID — The Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, lost a bid to form a government on…

Boris Johnson to Take Leadership of a Britain in Deep Crisis

LONDON — Boris Johnson, the brash standard-bearer for a British exit from the European Union, won…

For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street

LONDON — As he finally moves into the job he has wanted all his life, the…

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker

LONDON — In a tumultuous week for British politics, the contest to become leader of the…

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain

MADRID — Pedro Sánchez and his Socialist party won Spain’s national elections in April. If only…