World Bulletin / News Desk
The Turkish Cypriot government stood down Friday after the prime minister was defeated in a party leadership election.
Premier Ozkan Yorgancioglu submitted the coalition government’s resignation to President Mustafa Akinci after he was defeated in a vote on the leadership of the Republican Turkish Party-United Forces on June 14.
Yorgancioglu said he would quit as prime minister after losing the vote to former President Mehmet Ali Talat, who is not a member of parliament and so cannot hold government office. Yorgancioglu’s government was formed in September 2013.
Akinci must now seek another candidate to stand as prime minister and establish a government.
The attack targeted a meeting of ISIL leaders in the eastern Deir Ez Zour province
Official results of Iraq’s parliamentary election have been dogged by controversy and allegations of vote-rigging
Threat comes after EU announced 25 percent tariff on US products
Armed terrorists ‘neutralized’ in northern Iraqi region of Gara
Palestinians have been holding mass rallies near Gaza-Israel security fence since March 30
Police report states driver of car that killed pedestrian in Arizona was streaming television show
Decision follows Trump's pledge to end “war games” during Singapore summit
Conservative bill was widely expected to fail in the chamber
Washington urges Moscow to reign in ally amid offensive in de-escalation zone
‘Koko touched lives of millions as an icon for interspecies communication and empathy’, Gorilla Foundation says
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says they will look into strengthening transatlantic bond in summit next month
Administration to no longer require immediate legal proceedings for undocumented adults who cross illegally with children
Trump administration makes request following backlash over its immigration policy
President says he will take ‘preemptive’ action to halt the actions that have drawn widespread criticism