Belgium's prime minister resigns after dispute over migration
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Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel resigned amid a political crisis that began when a right-wing party quit his governing coalition over his decision to sign a UN global migration pact, the Financial Times reports.
Why it matters: A dispute over migration nearly brought down Angela Merkel's government in Germany. Now, in Belgium, it has actually happened. Michel's resignation comes after his government, which no longer commands a majority in parliament, lost a no confidence vote brought by opposition parties.