Ukraine MPs vote to withdraw law to spur creation of anti-corruption court

KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament voted on Thursday to withdraw a law on the creation of an anti-corruption court, a necessary step for the submission of a new law that is more in line with demands from backers, including the International Monetary Fund.

Lebanon’s Hariri signals may withdraw resignation next week – statement

ROME (Reuters) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri indicated on Wednesday that he might withdraw his resignation next week, saying matters were “positive” and he would rescind his decision if they remained so, a statement from his press office said.