The Labour party’s popularity has slumped, but Jacinda Ardern is still a hard act to follow.
As rebels step up attacks, the government has responded with air strikes in the Oromia region.
As temperatures drop below freezing, Russian missiles have crippled parts of the country’s energy system.
Alaa Abdel Fattah’s sister says she “hopes and trusts” Rishi Sunak will secure his release in Egypt.
Giorgia Meloni uses her speech to MPs to return to a familiar theme in Italian politics.
US President Joe Biden says it “matters” that the UK will have its first British Asian prime minister.
Ulf Kristersson forms a centre-right coalition, but with a far-right party wielding significant influence.
Pedro Sanchez says it will reduce air conditioner use and save energy as Spain endures a heatwave.
Protesters were met with tear gas and water cannon by authorities.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled the country, while a state of emergency has been declared.
A contentious nationalist, he was known for his signature economic reforms and an assertive foreign policy.
The 58-year-old former boxer and TV presenter will take the top office for the first time.
Naftali Bennett will hand over power to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid once parliament dissolves itself.
The BBC speaks to voters in Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese’s seats ahead of Saturday’s election.
Sri Lanka’s new PM tells the BBC the country’s dire economic crisis will get worse before it gets better.
The former prime minister’s narrative of a US-led conspiracy to oust him is resonating with his supporters.
PM Denys Shmyhal says the city has not fallen to Russian forces because of the determined defence.
Shehbaz Sharif is the brother of a former prime minister and the rival of recently ousted Imran Khan.
The fate of Pakistan’s prime minister – and the country – teeters on a decision by the Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, the UN says more than 1.5m people have now fled Ukraine since Russia invaded on 24 February.
Sexual abuse survivor Grace Tame says a caller told her not imperil Scott Morrison’s election chances.
Rich people are not above the law, Australia’s deputy PM says, as the player launches legal appeal.
Samoa’s first woman prime minister has been supported throughout her career by a group of powerful female friends.
Petr Fiala was appointed by a president who is in self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus.
Magdalena Andersson, the country’s first female prime minister, resigns hours after taking the role.
Ethiopia has been increasing its wheat production, but this is yet to catch up with growing wheat demand.
Police said Arnoud van Doorn was interrogated after he was seen acting suspiciously in The Hague.
Gen Min Aung Hlaing takes on the new title and says emergency rule may last until August 2023.
A global summit raises £2.9bn to support education in some of the world’s poorest countries.
Tunisia’s president sacks the PM and the speaker is barred entry to parliament following violent protests.