News archive of August 2016
The Senate of Brazil has voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, local and world media report.
A majority of 61, out of 81, senators have backed the move.
Michel Temer is now confirmed as the country's new President.
The Senate's move to strip Rousseff of her presidency put an end of the 13-year rule of her Workers' Party.
The Greek Police (ELAS) has sent the Citizens' Protection Ministry a list of 700 officers who will be transferred from the security details of prominent bankers, journalists, former ministers and other politicians to other departments of the force that are under strain from understaffing, such as the rapid response and motorcycle patrol units.
BELGRADE - Serbia wants to demonstrate an active role in the process of maintaining regional stability, Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said Wednesday, noting the country's stability was under no threat despite tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina over an upcoming Republika Srpska Day referendum.