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.
The Turkish political scandals of the last few months have many anticipating the municipal election on March 30. But the risk that Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his AKP party will lose the election appears low.
Politicians in the Czech Republic have signed an agreement to form a center-left coalition and cabinet. It follows early elections in October, called after the previous government fell in a corruption and spying scandal.
Resignations and revenge will be on the mind of Bavaria's Christian Social Union when German politicians meet this week. But it's not clear just whose head might be on the political chopping block.
German Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich has resigned following revelations that he leaked confidential police data about a child porn investigation involving a member of parliament.
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