NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 13:13 2019-09-11

PK Mishra Is New Principal Secretary To Prime Minister Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Principal Secretary will be Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra, the government said this afternoon, adding that PK Sinha had been appointed Principal Advisor to the Prime......

PK Mishra Is New Principal Secretary To Prime Minister Modi

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Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:52 2019-06-04

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May. Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and create new opportunities. He says “first and foremost, we must deliver Brexit,”noting t...
19:00 2019-05-27

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change....
16:39 2019-05-30

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Thanks PM Modi For Help Over Easter Blasts Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for providing "all the help" in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed nearly......
22:13 2019-08-01

"Should A Prime Minister Speak This Way?": Sharad Pawar Attacks PM Modi NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the latter's swipe about Mr Pawar 'liking'' Pakistan, and said it did not behove a Prime Minister to speak before verifying......
06:00 2019-09-22

India's Narendra Modi sworn in for second term as prime minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term as India's prime minister Thursday after a landslide victory last week for his Bharatiya Janata Party....
22:00 2019-05-30

Indian Prime Minister Modi’s party claims re-election victory NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader. Election Commission data by midafternoon showed the Bh...
12:13 2019-05-23

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
18:39 2019-05-30

PM Modi Meets French Prime Minister, Discuss India-France Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held talks with his French counterpart Edouard Charles Philippe and discussed issues of bilateral and mutual interests to further boost the comprehensive......
19:13 2019-08-23

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a landslide election victory....
00:52 2019-05-24

Narendra Modi to Begin Second Term as India’s Prime Minister in Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
12:13 2019-05-30

‘We Have Taken an Historic Decision.’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Addresses Nation On Kashmir Move The revocation of Kashmir’s autonomy was an “historic decision” that will benefit both the region and the rest of India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday in a national address. In the speech, which came after India stripped Indian-controlled Kashmir of its autonomy...
19:52 2019-08-08

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count. The post Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:39 2019-05-23

Chandrayaan-2: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says 'best is yet to come' after Moon landing setback Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the "best is yet to come" after communication with the country's Vikram lunar lander was lost as it tried to land on the south pole of the moon....
11:39 2019-09-07

"Precious Treasure": PM At Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra's Farewell Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted a farewell for Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, who had resigned from his post last month after a five-year-long stint as the top official of the......
21:13 2019-09-09

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:13 2019-05-26

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
11:00 2019-06-01

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd said “ther...
12:52 2019-09-09

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
20:26 2019-07-24

U.S. energy secretary says nuclear power talks with new Saudi minister likely Monday U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday he will meet the new Saudi energy minister on Monday and likely discuss plans the kingdom has to build nuclear reactors....
20:26 2019-09-13

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by Iran's state news agency IRNA said....
01:52 2019-07-19

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
17:52 2019-06-02

PM Johnson: I will take UK out of EU on Oct. 31 if I am still prime minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 if he was still prime minister, proposing to hold a national election on Oct. 15....
22:00 2019-09-04

Pak Minister Gets Electric Shock While Speaking Against PM Modi At Rally A Pakistan Minister on Friday received an electric shock while criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an Islamabad rally, organised against India's move to end special status to Jammu and......
03:00 2019-08-31

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
01:26 2019-08-21

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss her future....
15:52 2019-05-23

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
11:13 2019-07-06

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
14:26 2019-07-23

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Brexit deal almost three years after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union....
12:52 2019-05-24

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators....
21:13 2019-06-18

Pakistan To Open Its Airspace For PM Modi's Flight To Bishkek: Minister Pakistan on Wednesday said it will "specially" open its airspace for the flight of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bishkek to attend the SCO summit, even as India decided not to use the Pakistani......
23:39 2019-06-12

"Anybody Who Left Modi Was Eventually Destroyed": Chief Minister Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is on a 4,000-km statewide tour, on Friday said at a rally that those who left Prime Minister Narendra Modi were eventually "destroyed"....
21:13 2019-08-02

Ex-Uttarakhand Chief Minister En Route To Joining New Modi Government BJP parliamentarian Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who won from Haridwar in the national election, is set to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government....
13:13 2019-05-30

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Meets PM Modi Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and urged him to resolve at the earliest long pending issues related to 70 lakh tribals and 58 lakh......
18:00 2019-06-15

S Jaishankar, Russian Minister Review Preparation For PM Modi's Visit External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov has reviewed the preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country next week and discussed regional......
19:13 2019-08-28

PM Modi Asked BJP Leaders To Work Passionately For Development: Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP lawmakers to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised them to take up a cause of human sensitivity like eradication......
11:00 2019-07-16

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary. The post Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-06-18

Italy's prime minister announces resignation The Italian prime minister has announced he will resign after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League....
19:52 2019-08-20

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the outpouring of love for children’s author Judith Ke...
07:26 2019-05-24

UK Conservative Party set to choose new Prime Minister Kim Hjelmgaard on how Brexit and election situations that has led to this moment: the Conservative Party once again choosing the next Prime Minister.        ...
18:13 2019-07-22

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
18:39 2019-07-12

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite to get the job. Party officials will announce whether Johnson or rival Jeremy Hunt has won a ballot ...
13:13 2019-07-23

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables...
12:39 2019-07-09

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the spotlight Thursday, a day after he skipped a Parliament session in which lawmakers, including hundreds he helped appoint, voted to keep him in the job ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
18:26 2019-06-18

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
17:13 2019-07-23

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Morrison was sworn in by Queen Elizabeth’s official representative in Australia,...
06:00 2019-05-29

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
17:26 2019-06-18

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
15:39 2019-06-18

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
23:13 2019-05-24

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas exports....
16:39 2019-05-26

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much consolation or compliment....
07:13 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner and has only one remaining opponent, Jeremy Hunt. T...
21:26 2019-06-21

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
14:39 2019-06-12

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
20:01 2019-05-23

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to support a “no deal” Brexit than the rest of the country....
19:00 2019-06-13

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
00:00 2019-05-31

Modi surprises markets by naming Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday surprised markets by naming Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister at a time when Asia's third-largest economy is stuttering....
13:26 2019-05-31

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
01:13 2019-05-31

Sushma Swaraj, 67, Popular Indian Minister and Modi Ally, Dies Ms. Swaraj, a right-wing politician and the second woman to serve as India’s external affairs minister, was known for her good-humored social media presence....
05:39 2019-08-09

Madhya Pradesh Congress Minister Praises Narendra Modi Government Madhya Pradesh Minister Sajjan Singh Verma praised the Narendra Modi government and conveyed best wishes to it on its completion of 100 days in office during its second stint on Sunday....
21:39 2019-09-08

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Says PM Modi A Good Orator Close on the heels of senior Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Jairam Ramesh praising Narendra Modi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also on Wednesday appreciated the Prime Minister's oratory......
17:52 2019-09-05

It seems a no-deal Brexit is going to happen, Finland's Prime Minister says A no-deal Brexit looks likely, Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne told CNBC Friday, though he is still hopeful that both sides of the English Channel will have good relations going forward....
19:39 2019-09-13

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast by members of the ruling Conservative Party. John...
13:13 2019-07-23

UK Tories to pick final 2 contenders for prime minister LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives are set to pick two candidates who will square off to become the country’s next prime minister. Lawmakers will vote Thursday to eliminate two contenders from a four-strong field of ex-foreign minister Boris Johnson, current Foreign Secretar...
12:52 2019-06-20

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his party failed to win a plurality of seats....
17:13 2019-06-06

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
17:00 2019-05-25

British Prime Minister Wants to Hulk Out for Brexit, Because This Is Where This Farce Is at Right Now If you’ve been trying to pay attention to whatever in god’s now-ungodly-name is going on in the UK right now over the nightmare that is Brexit, recently you’ve heard about some bizarre, arcane parliamentary terminology. Prorogation! The Speaker! The Black Rod! Boris Johnson! Well, here’s one new ter...
19:39 2019-09-15

Georgia's parliament backs 'Moscow's man' for prime minister Georgian lawmakers have confirmed former Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia as next prime minister. He is best-known for orchestrating a violent crackdown against anti-government protesters, many of them youths....
14:52 2019-09-09

Tonga’s prime minister, who nurtured democracy, dies at 78 Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who is credited with helping bring democracy to the small Pacific island nation, has died at 78 after suffering pneumonia...
08:52 2019-09-12

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
03:00 2019-06-01

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, nor on their plans to avert environmental catastrop...
23:52 2019-06-13

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a deeply-divided Britain out of the European Union....
01:13 2019-05-26

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
16:13 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson's 5 most urgent tasks as UK prime minister Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have scant time to settle in to his new job. The UK's challenges and tasks are many and formidable, to say the least. So what is on his to-do list?...
16:13 2019-07-24

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-Labour PM says Tory leader frontrunner’s anti-European Conservatism is anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, as the Conservative leadership frontrunner met Scottish MPs to reassure them of his desi...
13:26 2019-07-18

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and says he'll resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will resign on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
21:26 2019-08-20

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:52 2019-07-19

Slovak Prime Minister seen surviving no-confidence vote Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini should easily defeat a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, but his government is being increasingly damaged by revelations about the reach of the main suspect in the 2018 murder of a journalist into state offices....
03:00 2019-09-17

RPT-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Preparing for a prime minister, PMIs and policymakers 1/ROAD TO NO. 10 Investors will wake on July 24 to a new British prime minister. Boris Johnson, the face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 Brexit referendum, is -- if betting markets are to be believed -- almost certain to capture the majority of Conservative Party members' votes and become the new ...
11:26 2019-07-22

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
22:00 2019-07-19

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prime minister and his governing Socialists insist the votes will go ahead as scheduled this weekend...
00:52 2019-06-28

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated. A statement on Thursday by the prosecutor’s office said that Sellal is be...
17:13 2019-06-13

Shinzo Abe Set to Become Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition was on course for victory in elections for the upper house of parliament, initial forecasts showed, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest serving leader....
16:52 2019-07-21

Two Takes on Justin Trudeau’s Time as Prime Minister Ahead of the election, Ian Austen reviews two books by Canadian journalists offering different views of Justin Trudeau’s four years as prime minister....
02:00 2019-08-24

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
11:26 2019-07-19

Former British Prime Minister Cameron ‘Sorry’ for Brexit Divisions (LONDON) — The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused. David Cameron said in an interview published Saturday that he thinks about the consequences of the Brexit referendum...
19:39 2019-09-14

UPDATE 1-Italy's prime minister says new government will bicker less Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new coalition, which combines the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD), would do more and bicker less....
13:13 2019-09-09

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died. The post Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:52 2019-05-28

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
13:52 2019-06-18

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
17:52 2019-09-05

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK front pages that marked his anointment as successor to Theresa May....
05:39 2019-07-24

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
03:52 2019-08-21

Slovak prime minister survives no-confidence vote Slovakia’s prime minister has survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote over the alleged contacts between a senior government official and a controversial businessman linked to a slain investigative journalist...
10:26 2019-09-17

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
21:39 2019-06-03

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
12:52 2019-05-22

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Preparing for a prime minister, PMIs and policymakers 1/ROAD TO NO. 10 Investors will wake on July 24 to a new British prime minister. Boris Johnson, the face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 Brexit referendum, is -- if betting markets are to be believed -- almost certain to capture the majority of Conservative Party members' votes and become the new ...
14:52 2019-07-19

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority government -- which will make her the nation's youngest-ever prime minister....
19:13 2019-06-27

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. The day's proceedings will start with one final Prime Minister's Questions session for Theresa May Follow the latest here....
12:52 2019-07-24

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they are my friends” – drawing laughter at a debate event at the University of Cambridge. Mahathir Mohamad, 93, made the incendiary comment in response to a...
17:00 2019-06-18

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior to 2014....
23:13 2019-07-08

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-05-22

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs....
12:39 2019-07-08

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance to Taiwan. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday afternoon. After his left-win...
23:26 2019-06-09

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga dies at 89 Jamaica’s prime minister has announced the death of Edward Seaga, a former Jamaican leader who shaped the island’s post-independence politics and cultural life. Seaga was 89. Seaga was Jamaica’s No. 1 official from 1980 until 1989 and the only remaining member of the generation of ...
22:52 2019-05-28

Britain’s next prime minister could make Brexit worse Theresa May spent two years trying to work out how Britain should leave the European Union, and it remains unclear whether any of the candidates vying to replace her have a real plan to deal with Brexit....
17:52 2019-06-11

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman......
19:26 2019-06-11

Italian Prime Minister to Resign, Declaring End of Coalition Italy’s government collapsed, plunging the economically fragile country into deeper political turmoil and triggering a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
19:00 2019-08-20

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections from his government to the opposition. O’Neill said in a news conference in the capital of Port ...
09:26 2019-05-26

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely to take several weeks. The new Conservat...
16:13 2019-05-24

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa May as prime minister....
03:00 2019-06-01

Team Modi's Big 4: Amit Shah Is Home Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Amit Shah, who led the BJP to a magnificent election victory, will be Home Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. Rajnath Singh, who was Home Minister in the previous government of......
11:39 2019-05-31

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter....
11:39 2019-05-24

India's Modi to name ruling party chief Shah as finance minister: media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as the country's new finance minister after taking his oath of office for the second time on Thursday, according to several Indian media reports....
23:26 2019-05-30

"Stand Vindicated": AAP On Kapil Mishra Joining BJP The AAP said on Saturday that it remains vindicated after Kapil Mishra, a former minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government, switched sides as he was enacting all the "theatrics" produced and directed......
00:13 2019-08-18

Ukraine's Oleksiy Honcharuk: From political outsider to prime minister At the age of 35, Oleksiy Honcharuk is the youngest prime minister in the history of Ukraine. Like the country's new president, he is a political newcomer. So how did he rise to the top of Ukrainian politics?...
02:39 2019-08-30

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces departure date of June 7 In an emotional address, Theresa May has announced she would resign as prime minister on June 7. The race to succeed her will likely start after a state visit by US President Donald Trump....
11:26 2019-05-24

Italian Prime Minister's Familiar Challenge: Keeping the Government Together Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte managed for 14 months to hold together an unnatural government coalition of nativists and antiestablishment upstarts. Now he has been called upon to pull off the feat a second time....
17:39 2019-08-29

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau's campaign hit with 'brownface' photo The photo depicts Canadian leader Justin Trudeau wearing a turban and robe, with dark makeup on his hands, face and neck. Liberal Party spokesman confirms the photo is of Trudeau....
07:13 2019-09-19

Ukraine parliament appoints 35-year-old lawyer as new Prime Minister Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, appointing Oleksiy Honcharuk as PM. The former activist and lawyer, who has only three months' government experience, pledged to end corruption and boost the economy....
02:39 2019-08-30

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time....
21:39 2019-08-29

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party’s thunderous victory in the general elections. A party official says Modi has arranged to meet with Cabinet members Friday evening. The Election Commissio...
10:26 2019-05-24

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a former London mayor and U.K. foreign secretary, won 14...
23:26 2019-06-19

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re going to have a great relationship,” Trump said from ...
21:52 2019-07-19

Politics has trumped populism in Italy but it's not over yet, former Prime Minister Renzi says A new left-wing coalition in Rome signals a move away from populism for Italy, according to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is hopeful that the new pact could share power until the next scheduled election in 2023....
14:52 2019-08-29

World Leaders React to Boris Johnson Becoming the UK’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson will succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister after he defeating Jeremy Hunt in a Conservative Party leadership race. World leaders have been showing their support on Twitter. President Trump was one of the first to congratulate Johnson by declaring: “He will be great...
18:26 2019-07-23

Turkish ex-Prime Minister Davutoglu leaves Erdogan's party Turkish former-Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has resigned from the ruling AKP party, saying he will start a "new political movement." He had already been under threat of dismissal....
18:52 2019-09-13

Gaddafi's prime minister to be released for medical care abroad The man who served as Libya's prime minister for the final five years of dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s rule will be released on Saturday to receive medical treatment abroad, Libya’s justice ministry said in a statement....
18:26 2019-07-20

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Unveil New Party Italy’s new government suffered its first setback, as the country’s center-left party split in two, complicating life for an already unwieldy governing coalition....
14:39 2019-09-17

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
00:39 2019-08-14

British Prime Minister Theresa May offers vote on new referendum She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what May called a “last chance” to seal a Brexit deal.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:39 2019-06-27

Slovak prime minister Pellegrini survives no-confidence vote Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini defeated a no-confidence vote on Tuesday as his government comes under pressure from revelations about the degree of influence of the main suspect in the 2018 murder of a journalist....
10:26 2019-09-17

ASAP Rocky Won’t Get Special Treatment, Swedish Prime Minister Says The rapper has been held in Sweden on an assault charge. President Trump, lobbied by celebrities, called the prime minister to try to get him released....
05:52 2019-07-21

Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vows growth Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece will ease taxes on its citizens while upholding austerity targets set by foreign lenders. The new premier vowed growth plans would be a "pleasant surprise for Europe."...
10:01 2019-07-21

Incoming prime minister poses a Brexit puzzle for Brussels Officials unsure of next Tory leader’s true views on EU or whether MPs will back themWhile Westminster has been gripped by the Conservative leadership race, Brussels has been on a Brexit break.That respite will soon be over. And despite rumours of Brussels compromises in the works, the EU has no off...
13:52 2019-07-21

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O’Neill last week. Local media reported that the PNG parliament voted overwhelmingly for Marape on Thursda...
13:39 2019-05-30

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance as Prime Minister to win over – or alienate – presidents and other prime minister...
17:26 2019-08-23

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
03:13 2019-06-23

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military officer and others wi...
15:52 2019-06-23

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea's prime minister Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country's new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O'Neill last week....
12:39 2019-05-30

Czech Republic: protesters demand prime minister's resignation About 250,000 people gathered in Prague to direct anger at Andrej Babiš, who has been labelled a threat to democracyAn estimated 250,000 people have demanded the resignation of the Czech Republic’s prime minister in the country’s biggest display of dissent since the 1989 velvet revolution that ended...
21:00 2019-06-23

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection...
11:01 2019-05-31

Thailand’s Influential Ex-Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Has Died at 98 (BANGKOK) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, died Sunday at age 98. A statement from the palace said Prem died of heart failure at Bangkok’s Phra M...
05:52 2019-05-27

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections. Tsipras said from the Syriza party offices that “the result does not rise to our expectations … I will not ignore it...
04:39 2019-05-27

Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the case of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detained in Sweden pending an investigation into a street fight in Stockholm....
23:39 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
15:13 2019-05-25

Lithuania's Prime Minister wins parliamentary confidence vote Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis won a confidence vote in the parliament on Tuesday, a procedural step following the July 12 presidential election....
12:26 2019-07-23

New prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
19:00 2019-07-24

Trump talks up Boris Johnson as next British prime minister WASHINGTON – President Trump talked up Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as the next prime minister of Britain. “I actually have studied it very hard. I know the different players,” Trump said in an interview with The Sun. “But I think Boris would do a very good job. I think he would be exc...
04:39 2019-06-01

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub. Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that it was “very difficult” to organize her schedule around the visit, which is planned for Sept. 4, saying she’ll be out of the country on other business....
05:52 2019-08-22

Pakistan's prime minister visits Trump, but that's not likely to help his country's economy Michael Kugelman from the U.S.-based Wilson Center says other issues take precedence in the bilateral dialogue between the United States and Pakistan — namely, Afghanistan and counter-terrorism....
09:00 2019-07-23

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter O’Neill, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has resigned after weeks of high-level defections from his ruling party.O’Neill told a news conference in Port Moresby that recent changes to p...
07:52 2019-05-26

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy....
11:52 2019-07-20

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation on Sunday after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defections from the ruling party....
10:26 2019-05-26

Pakistan Prime Minister Expected to Push Kashmir at U.N. Next Month Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected next month to push the United Nations to pay more attention to India’s actions in Kashmir, according to the Pakistan ambassador to Washington....
11:13 2019-08-28

Lithuanian Prime Minister Diagnosed With Cancer, To Continue Working Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma but will continue working as he undergoes cancer treatment....
01:39 2019-08-29

Fijian prime minister calls on Australia to be 'far more ambitious' on climate Frank Bainimarama wants the two countries to ‘unite behind the science’ of limiting global heating to 1.5CThe Fijian prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, has called on Australia to be “far more ambitious” in reducing greenhouse gases, linking the climate crisis to extreme weather events in the Pacific...
15:26 2019-09-16

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the region....
17:00 2019-05-26

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection....
13:52 2019-05-31

Papua New Guinea parliament meets to elect new prime minister Papua New Guinea's parliament is set to convene in Port Moresby on Thursday to elect a new prime minister after outgoing leader Peter O'Neill resigned following weeks of political turmoil sparked by natural resources deals....
02:39 2019-05-30

Theresa May looks teary as she prepares to be axed as Prime Minister TOMORROW THERESA May looked teary as she headed back to Downing Street as pressure intensifies on her to resign as Prime Minister – with her potentially being binned as early as Friday....
10:00 2019-05-23

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of Parliament Wednesday night....
06:52 2019-06-06

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talks, addressing domestic frustration with the slow pace of progress in joining the bloc. Zoran Zaev said Thursday th...
18:39 2019-06-06

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the European Union....
17:52 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctuating each word with a shake. Traditionally eaten by Brits at breakfast time, the fish was now being...
14:39 2019-07-24

Singapore’s Prime Minister Threatens Website Editor With Libel Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has threatened to pursue libel charges against the editor of an online publication that ran allegations about the city-state’s founding family. In a letter to Terry Xu, the Chief Editor of the Online Citizen, Lee’s press secretary requested the ...
13:13 2019-09-02

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have been sent more than one voting paper. About 160,000 members of the governing party are choosing Brit...
15:52 2019-07-06

Boris Johnson to become UK prime minister after decisive Tory vote Boris Johnson is on track to become British Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership vote. He will immediately have to deal with a burgeoning crisis with Iran and long-stalled Brexit negotiations....
21:39 2019-07-23

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set on leaving the European Union UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will “keep to the plan” to leave the European Union and will not try to negotiate a deal to delay Britain’s departure, two allies said Sunday. Under a law that is expected to take effect Monday, Johnson (inset) must seek a delay from Brexit if Parliament fails to appr...
14:00 2019-09-09

U.K. Prime Minister’s Latest Brexit Compromise: A Chance for a Second Referendum (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to get lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union. May says Tuesday that an EU withdrawal agreement bill ...
18:52 2019-05-21

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 people took to the streets on Tuesday calling on Babis to resign....
22:13 2019-06-05

Australia prime minister joins transgender policy backlash Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday....
10:26 2019-08-09

Thai junta chief proclaimed second-time prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s junta leader has been officially proclaimed prime minister after the king endorsed Parliament’s vote to allow him to keep the position. Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha knelt to a portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn during a ceremony at his government office Tuesday to a...
12:00 2019-06-11

"Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Ramchandra Guha, Others Forty-nine eminent personalities including filmmaker Aparna Sen and historian Ramchandra Guha have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention to "a number of tragic events"......
11:13 2019-07-24

Greek Prime Minister calls Mitsotakis to congratulate him-official Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory in general elections on Sunday, an official of Mitsotakis party said....
23:13 2019-07-07

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a chorus of calls Wednesday to rip up her tattered Brexit blueprint and call an end to her embattled premiership after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers. May received a...
19:13 2019-05-22

British Prime Minister Theresa May To Quit On Friday: Report Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still......
10:26 2019-05-23

Italy’s prime minister resigns as government nears collapse Italy’s prime minister said he would resign on Tuesday and launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressing Parliament after it was recalled from summer rec...
20:13 2019-08-20

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces the Brexit He Championed Having won the backing of his Conservative Party, Mr. Johnson will immediately face the daunting task of managing Britain’s exit from the European Union by Oct. 31....
20:01 2019-07-23

Italy's prime minister hopes for EU harmony, economic revival Italy's prime minister said on Monday his new coalition combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD) would usher in a wave of reforms and avoid the rows that stymied his old government....
22:00 2019-09-09

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
23:52 2019-07-17

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
02:26 2019-07-08

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
09:26 2019-06-11

Trump No Longer Mates With UK Ambassador, Next Prime Minister Will Be New Best Bruv Here I am, putting my British Person in America hat, which is shaped like one of those Buckingham Palace guards’ hats, to report the news: Donald Trump has tweeted that he does not like the British ambassador. Were I at home, I might say he’s making a real pig’s ear of the whole thing....
03:52 2019-07-09

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
15:26 2019-07-23

US buying Greenland 'absurd discussion,' Danish prime minister says The United States' reported interest in buying Greenland from Denmark is "absurd" and the fjord-lined island is not for sale, according to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen....
22:26 2019-08-19

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
14:26 2019-07-09

Sudan forms first Cabinet since fall of Bashir: prime minister Sudan's prime minister announced on Thursday the formation of the first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April....
23:00 2019-09-05

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy PARIS (AP) — France’s prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemployment benefits, the pension system and tax cuts for middle-class workers. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe laid out the government’s upcoming p...
16:52 2019-06-12

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing government that had led the country since 2015....
23:52 2019-07-08

Czechs demand prime minister's resignation in massive protest Protesters at the rally in Prague urged Prime Minister Babis to resign amid allegations that he illegally profited from EU funds. It was one of the largest protests in the Czech Republic since the fall of Communism....
03:00 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson is Officially Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (LONDON) — Boris Johnson is officially Britain’s prime minister. Johnson left Buckingham Palace after being appointed by Queen Elizabeth II. The palace confirmed that Johnson had been appointed “as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury,” another of the British leader&...
17:01 2019-07-24

Former Canadian prime minister roots for Dorian to hit Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell said she is hoping for a bull’s-eye hit by Hurricane Dorian on Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s prized Florida resort and so-called Winter White House. “I’m rooting for a direct hit on Mar a Lago!” Campbell, who served as the 19th Canadian p...
16:13 2019-08-30

Protesters in Albania again demand Prime Minister Rama quit Pro-European Union demonstrators want to get rid of Albania's prime minister. Opposition leaders fear the country could lose out on joining the EU if he stays in office....
06:26 2019-07-09

Boris Johnson will be the next UK Prime Minister after Conservative Party vote Boris Johnson, the flamboyant former London Mayor who has been compared to President Trump, will take his place at 10 Downing as Prime Minister.        ...
00:39 2019-07-24

Who is Benny Gantz? The former military chief could be Israel’s next prime minister. “Less than a year ago he was completely non-factor in the political system, and now he’s a few steps away from entering the prime minister’s office.”...
17:00 2019-09-20

Portugal’s prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths. Antonio Costa said at a ceremony Monday honoring so...
17:13 2019-06-17

UK prime minister race narrows to Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will face off in a Conservative Party runoff to become Britain's next prime minister. Michael Gove was eliminated by two votes....
20:26 2019-06-20

Trump attacks Danish prime minister, describing her as 'nasty' – live President said he cancelled trip to Denmark because Mette Frederiksen criticized his attempt to buy GreenlandSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.06pm BST Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting have released a sweeping gun-control plan, which would ban assault-style we...
22:13 2019-08-21

PNG prime minister says terms, not alliances will sway debt deal talks Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape said on Monday he will accept debt assistance from any country that offers the best terms, ratcheting up pressure on Australia to offer a sweetened deal to protect its standing in the region....
11:00 2019-08-26

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, according to social media, as the UN looks on....
03:52 2019-07-23

Trump Says Danish Prime Minister Was ‘Nasty’ in Rejecting Greenland Offer Mr. Trump is interested in Greenland for military purposes, and because of its natural resources. But aides said he was already losing interest in the trip....
20:00 2019-08-21

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths....
21:00 2019-06-17

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
00:52 2019-07-08

Iranian tanker wanted by U.S. not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
17:00 2019-08-22

KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
09:26 2019-05-31

Prime minister to make Trans Mountain pipeline announcement in Edmonton Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi will meet with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal on Friday morning....
17:39 2019-07-12

British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with "no ifs or buts" and warned that if the European Union refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
21:00 2019-07-24

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections. The debate Wednesday night between center-right ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Boris Johnson, Britain’s incoming prime minister, in his own colorful words While the world doesn’t know what sort of prime minister Johnson will be, if the past is any indication, he’ll bring an unusual flair to 10 Downing Street....
21:39 2019-07-23

What did we learn from Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime minister? Our panel responds The new PM will have to flesh out his broadbrush plans to ‘unite the country’ and deliver Brexit• Boris Johnson becomes prime minister – live updates Continue reading......
20:13 2019-07-24

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Faces Party Challenge In Presidential Election Sri Lanka's ruling coalition became embroiled in a power struggle Tuesday as two challengers came forward to oppose Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to be candidate for a looming presidential......
23:13 2019-09-17

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into political turmoil and forcing Israelis to return t...
20:39 2019-05-31

Protests In Britain Against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit Move Demonstrators rallied on Saturday in cities across Britain against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial move to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit....
02:39 2019-09-01

Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? - podcast Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street this afternoon as Britain’s new prime minister. But Britain is still hurtling to the Brexit deadline of 31 October – with parliament rising this week for its summer recess. Rowena Mason and Daniel Boffey map out the coming months as Johnson’s plan comes into c...
06:01 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in battle to be Britain's next prime minister Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favourite to win next month....
07:00 2019-06-21

Denmark's prime minister apologizes to children abused during post-WWII era Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has formally apologized to abused care home victims, saying it was one of the country's darkest chapters. For 14 years, victims sought an apology from Denmark for state negligence....
20:52 2019-08-13

Sudan’s opposition will propose members of a transitional, prime minister: source Sudan’s Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) alliance will propose eight members of a transitional council, and Abdullah Hamdouk as prime minister, a source from the alliance told Reuters on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt square off in UK prime minister debate In their only head-to-head debate, the two remaining candidates for Britain's new prime minister have both said that the UK will leave the EU on the October 31 deadline. The new leader will take office later in July....
00:26 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn....
19:52 2019-06-22

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. On a day of high drama and acerbic debate in the House of Commons,...
03:52 2019-09-04

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicians who helped him assemble a majority in the House of Representatives after March elections. Prayuth...
05:00 2019-07-11

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. She will remain Prime Minister until a new leader is chosen by her party, in a contest which will begin the following week and conclude some ti...
13:39 2019-05-24

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
13:13 2019-07-04

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
22:13 2019-06-05

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as Prime Minister in emotional speech outside No10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
11:52 2019-05-24

Trump talks to Danish prime minister after spat over Greenland purchase Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had a phone conversation with President Trump Thursday after their dispute about the commander-in-chief’s desire to buy Greenland, her office said Friday. Trump scrapped a visit to Denmark — where he had been invited by the royal family — and branded comments...
00:26 2019-08-24

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring the government down with him....
01:52 2019-06-04

TimelIne: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis: Choosing a new prime minister Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to leave the European Union....
13:39 2019-07-19

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
17:52 2019-06-13

Trump praises Johnson and Hunt in race to be British prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump said Boris Johnson and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt were both strong candidates to become prime minister, when he was asked about the race to succeed Theresa May....
16:39 2019-06-04

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
21:13 2019-06-19

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their lives here to be and to feel British. “That is the...
06:00 2019-07-07

Why the Italian Prime Minister’s Resignation Could Dampen Matteo Salvini’s Ambitions Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his plan to resign on Tuesday, causing the collapse of the Italian government. Conte’s move is a high-stakes political maneuver intended to stop his right-wing deputy, Matteo Salvini, from gaining even more power. Earlier this month Salvini move...
02:13 2019-08-21

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion. The post ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:39 2019-06-06

Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
01:26 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson Becomes Britain's New Prime Minister, Meets Queen Elizabeth Boris Johnson took over as Britain's prime minister Wednesday, promising to pull his country out of the European Union on October 31 by any means necessary....
00:52 2019-07-25

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
17:26 2019-06-01

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday war in the Gaza Strip "could happen at any moment," perhaps even before snap elections next week, when he could be replaced as Israeli leader....
18:00 2019-09-13

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen’s comment is the latest in an escalating spat ...
23:39 2019-08-22

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson "Will Be Great", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday heralded the selection of Boris Johnson as the new leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the United Kingdom's next prime minister, in a possible......
18:26 2019-07-23

Cape Breton town writes to prime minister opposing funds for airport Premier Stephen McNeil has said the provincial and federal governments are prepared to consider funding the Inverness County airport as a joint infrastructure project....
17:52 2019-06-23

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. Protesters came to the capital from all corners of the Czech Republic to attend Sunday’s demonstration, the most mass...
01:26 2019-06-24

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
17:01 2019-07-24

Macron firm on backstop as Brexit talks with British prime minister continue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a new deal for Britain to leave the European Union....
21:13 2019-08-22

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that is meant to delay Britain’s departure fro...
08:13 2019-09-03

Trump hosts Australian prime minister for White House state dinner President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jennifer to the White House Friday with a pomp-filled military ceremony and a lavish state dinner. More than 4,500 were in attendance for the welcoming ceremony on the White House lawn....
04:00 2019-09-21

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that is meant to delay Britain’s departure from t...
14:39 2019-09-03

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Reiterates His Support for Kashmiris on the Indian Side of the Divide MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister assured Kashmiri people living in the Indian-administered part of the divided region that he supports them in their struggle for self-determination. In his statement Wednesday, Imran Khan condemned New Delhi’s decision Aug. 5 ...
11:52 2019-08-14

In photos: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits White House Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jennifer Morrison, make an official state visit to the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2019. They are greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump....
23:39 2019-09-20

Jeering crowd forces UK Prime Minister Johnson to pull out of press conference British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive Jean-Claude Juncker and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier to discuss Brexit on Monday....
19:26 2019-09-16

Mark Harper enters UK prime minister race to replace Theresa May: Telegraph Britain's Mark Harper has become the 12th Conservative Party member of parliament to enter the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, the Telegraph reported on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-30

Trump says Swedish prime minister assures him U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has assured him that American citizen and rapper A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly....
18:13 2019-07-20

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defense, business, education, transport, local government and international trade have all announced they ...
22:39 2019-07-24

Watch Trump say Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' after the UK prime minister is repeatedly defeated on Brexit Getty Donald Trump insists Boris Johnson "knows how to win" after the UK prime minister suffers repeated defeats on his Brexit plans. Johnson loses a series of House of Commons votes on plans to force him to delay Brexit. The prime minister is pushing for an early general election after losing his ...
01:13 2019-09-05

Britain needs a calm and assured prime minister. It needs Jeremy Hunt | Michael Ashcroft Boris Johnson might cheer us up for a bit, but Tory members must look beyond Brexit for their next leader • Michael Ashcroft is former deputy chairman of the Conservative partyIt wasn’t supposed to be like this. Like most Conservatives, I wanted Brexit wrapped up and out of the way under Theresa Ma...
15:13 2019-07-12

Protestors Amass Across U.K. Over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Parliament Suspension (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets. The demonstrations were...
23:52 2019-08-31

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of ju...
17:26 2019-06-16

Allies of British prime minister resign amid outrage over Parliament suspension As a backlash built and opponents planned legal challenges to his decision to suspend Parliament to push his Brexit plans, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed the anger as fluff....
09:39 2019-08-30

Italy's prime minister threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has threatened to quit on Monday, saying his fractious coalition needed to swiftly decide whether they want to go to early elections or carry on governing....
20:39 2019-06-03

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
17:26 2019-07-23

New Zealand prime minister under pressure after party member accused of sexual assault New Zealand’s prime minister is facing pressure amid allegations that her party may have covered up a sexual assault complaint against one of its staffers....
19:13 2019-09-12

Trump nixes meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland sale dispute President Trump has postponed a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after the world leader stymied any talks of a possible deal to sell Greenland to the US. “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that she would ...
06:26 2019-08-21

Thai Prime Minister Orders Investigation Into Bangkok Blasts That Injured Two People (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on Friday ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific cou...
09:39 2019-08-02

Ex-junta leader Prayut Chan-ocha elected Thailand's new prime minister Both lower and upper houses of Thailand's government elected former leader of the country's military junta Prayut Chan-ocha as the country's 29th prime minister....
14:00 2019-06-06

Italian prime minister says major progress made on bill wanted by League Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday the coalition parties had made great progress towards securing a deal on a reform promoted by the League party that will give greater powers to the regions....
17:13 2019-07-19

Boris Johnson wins contest to be United Kingdom’s new prime minister Boris Johnson succeeded Theresa May as Britain's new leader on Tuesday and the incoming prime minster faces a potentially bumpy ride.        ...
16:52 2019-07-23

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies......
23:39 2019-06-05

Danish prime minister calls Trump's interest in buying Greenland 'absurd' The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland "absurd" the same day the President confirmed he had discussed the possibility of the US purchasing the country -- albeit, Trump said, it wasn't a high priority for America....
14:26 2019-08-19

Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Boris Johnson wins Conservative Party leadership vote, now set to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson is on track to become British Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership vote. He will immediately have to deal with a burgeoning crisis with Iran and long-stalled Brexit negotiations....
17:13 2019-07-23

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland The move comes two days after President Trump told reporters that owning Greenland “would be nice” for the United States from a strategic perspective....
04:13 2019-08-21

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leading the campaign for Brexit. However, growing numbers of "moderate" Conservative MPs are resigned to ...
10:00 2019-05-24

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — A Scottish court dealt another blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union was an unlawful attempt to avoid democratic scrutiny. The govern...
02:52 2019-09-12

Former Canadian Prime Minister Tweets That She Is ‘Rooting’ for Hurricane Dorian to Hit Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell is getting attention after she tweeted that she is “rooting” for Hurricane Dorian to make a “a direct hit” on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Campbell, Canada’s first and only female prime ...
19:52 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
11:13 2019-05-31

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
04:39 2019-08-21

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a tough re-election campaign Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a 2001 brownface photo from a school yearbook surfaced taken when he was a 29-year-old teacher        ...
02:13 2019-09-20

Boris Johnson Leads U.K. Prime Minister Race as Number of Candidates Drops to Three (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country’s next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two contenders before the end of the day. Boris Johnson, a former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London, b...
21:13 2019-06-20

Asrani, Sanjay Mishra, Two More Join The Lion King Hindi Dub Cast Disney India has added four new voice actors to the Hindi-language dub of The Lion King remake: Ashish Vidyarthi as Scar, Shreyas Talpade as Timon, Sanjay Mishra as Pumbaa, and Asrani as Zazu....
09:39 2019-06-21

The west’s custodians of democracy failed to notice it rotting away | Pankaj Mishra British and American elites failed to anticipate the triumph of homegrown demagogues – because they imagined the only threats to democracy lurked abroadAnglo-American lamentations about the state of democracy have been especially loud ever since Boris Johnson joined Donald Trump in the leadership of...
12:39 2019-09-20

Rebel AAP Leader Kapil Mishra, Disqualified By Delhi Speaker, Joins BJP Former minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government and disqualified MLA Kapil Mishra along with AAP women's wing chief Richa Pandey joined the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP in Delhi today....
09:26 2019-08-17

Donald Trump would make a good British prime minister, say Conservative Party members Getty Conservative Party members think Donald Trump would make a good UK prime minister. 54% back the US President as a potential leader, with 43% disagreeing. The poll found the Conservative membership, which is about to choose the UK's next leader, shares Trump's view of the world on issues such ...
14:13 2019-07-08

U.K. Prime Minister’s Brother Resigns From Government: ‘Torn Between Family Loyalty and the National Interest’ Boris Johnson‘s younger brother, Jo Johnson, has resigned from his roles as Member of Parliament and cabinet minister, saying he has been “torn between family loyalty and the national interest.” His announcement appeared on Twitter on Thursday morning. He said there was an “u...
14:26 2019-09-05

Member of Parliament leaves 10-year-old son at UK prime minister's residence in school closure protest It's no accident that an English woman left her 10-year-old son and some of his school friends on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London, which serves as the home of the United Kingdom's prime minister....
17:52 2019-07-06

Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; prime minister warns death toll to rise 'significantly' Some 2,500 people are still listed as missing in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Caribbean island chain, although that number may include evacuees who fled to shelters, authorities said on Wednesday....
05:13 2019-09-12

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells lawmakers to back his Brexit plan Downing Street said the British prime minister would call an early election if legislation blocking his plans for a departure from the EU by the Oct. 31 deadline passes.        ...
03:52 2019-09-04

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Denies Lying to Queen Elizabeth Over Brexit (LONDON) — The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons fo...
19:13 2019-09-12

His Brexit Plans in Crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pushes for New Elections LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked for new ways Thursday to bring about a national election, after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next month without a divorce deal. Johnson’s off...
14:26 2019-09-05

Tory leadership contest: Boost for Boris Johnson as Tories vote for new prime minister Sir Oliver Letwin admits Mr Johnson is 'likely' to win Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
15:26 2019-06-13

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson launches campaign to be next prime minister – live news The day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal‘Brexit delay means defeat’: Boris Johnson launches campaignLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit 12.53pm BST This is from the Tory Brexiter Nadin...
14:13 2019-06-12

Alpine skiing: Former Spanish skier Fernandez Ochoa found dead - prime minister Olympic medalist Blanca Fernandez Ochoa has been found dead, Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday, following a long search after the former alpine skier was reported missing on Aug.23....
20:00 2019-09-04

British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns President Trump’s Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short Monday of calling his remarks racist. Trump tweeted Sunday that the liberal Democrats should go back...
01:52 2019-07-16

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night for only the second state dinner of the Trump White House....
01:13 2019-09-21

Boris Johnson to become next British Prime Minister, after winning Conservative Party leadership ballot Britain’s next Prime Minister will be Boris Johnson after he won a ballot vote of Conservative Party members against Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, it was announced Tuesday....
16:26 2019-07-23

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes after 2001 photo surfaces of him in brownface The Canadian prime minister apologized for dressing up in an Aladdin costume for an "Arabian Nights" themed gala at a school where he taught nearly 20 years ago. He also told reporters about another incident where he wore similar makeup during a high school talent show. He's up for re-election soon....
09:13 2019-09-19

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced calls from his rivals to abandon his low-profile campaign strategy and start answering questions fro...
01:52 2019-06-12

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. In a leadership contest where the initial voters are his parliament...
20:13 2019-06-10

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Israel's prime minister....
00:52 2019-09-15

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. The post Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:26 2019-06-20

Sudan's Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy Sudan's new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and he vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country's economic crisis a priority....
03:00 2019-08-22

Boris Johnson, Britain’s likely next prime minister, is a hack — a journalist who has reached the pinnacle of power The key to understanding Johnson, say his biographers, lifelong observers, friends and enemies in a dozen interviews with The Washington Post, is to see him first as a hack — the self-deprecating but not pejorative Britishism for a working journalist shoveling reams of copy to his masters on deadlin...
23:13 2019-07-20

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
04:39 2019-05-23

Pakistan Has Arrested the Suspected Mastermind of the Mumbai Attacks, Days Before Prime Minister Visits U.S. (MULTAN, Pakistan) — Pakistani authorities say they have arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, just days ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s trip to Washington. Counterterrorism official Mohammad Shafiq says Hafiz Saeed was taken in...
15:52 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   . The post Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-06-18

Iceland’s Prime Minister Says She’ll Skip Mike Pence’s Visit, Citing ‘Prior Commitments’ (REYKJAVIK, Iceland) — Iceland’s leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep “prior commitments” by attending a trade union conference in Sweden. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that...
06:13 2019-08-22

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by the end of this month. The development thrusts immigration policy into the spotlight as Danes prepar...
19:13 2019-05-22

Former U.K. Prime Minister Joins Court Case to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament Former U.K. Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he will join a legal action to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament. Break: Sir John Major joins legal action against Boris Johnson to try to stop him proroguing. Tory party at full blown legal war with itself. pic.twitter.com...
17:00 2019-08-30

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pictured wearing ‘brownface’ at 2001 party Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore “brownface” makeup and a turban to a costume party while teaching at a private school in 2001, according to a photo obtained by Time Magazine. Trudeau wore the skin-darkening makeup to an “Arabian Nights” gala hosted by the West Poi...
03:52 2019-09-19

On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and me’ COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, France (AP) — On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and me’ The post On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and me’ appeared first on ...
14:13 2019-06-06

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described as the worst meeting since the last one.The charg...
19:00 2019-06-11

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of the Brexit agenda. He says he will call for a new general election shortly. The measure will need a...
03:52 2019-09-04

Attacks on Saudi oilfields show the world needs to move past oil: Former New Zealand prime minister Last weekend's attacks on oil facilities — and the spike in crude prices that followed — should show that the world needs to stop relying on oil, says Helen Clark....
07:13 2019-09-19

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap election....
21:00 2019-08-20

Maverick Boris Johnson or manager Jeremy Hunt: Who will be Britain's new prime minister? Britain's next leader will either be Boris Johnson, regarded as an eccentric populist, or Jeremy Hunt, who has a reputation as a steady pair of hands.        ...
18:13 2019-07-22

Former Canadian Prime Minister Apologizes After Tweeting She Hoped Hurricane Dorian Would Strike Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell has issued a “mea culpa” after tweeting that she hoped Hurricane Dorian would strike President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Campbell, Canada’s first and only female prime minister, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday: &ld...
16:39 2019-08-31

Israelis Are Voting in an Unprecedented Repeat Election Centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourt...
11:26 2019-09-17

Next prime minister: Boris Johnson expected to be elected as new Tory leader – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Tory leadership and Theresa May’s final cabinet meeting as PM 11.59am BST Lewis thanks Theresa May for her service.It is now paramount that they come together, he says. 11.59am BST Lewis says Tory members have undertaken a solemn duty in cho...
13:13 2019-07-23

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexiteer would do “an excellent job.”...
18:26 2019-06-01

File Reply To Speaker Disqualification Order: High Court To Kapil Mishra The Delhi High Court on Friday asked rebel AAP leader Kapil Mishra to file his response to the findings against him in the Speaker's order disqualifying him from the city's legislative assembly....
13:13 2019-08-09

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation’s rocky west coast. The Irish government countered with the grand staging of an ancient castle. In the end, neither side got what they want...
02:26 2019-06-06

Israel’s Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week’s Election (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday vowed to annex the strategic heartland of the West Bank if he wins national elections next week, offering a vision that would likely end any remaining hopes for establishing a Palestinian state. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he wo...
08:52 2019-09-11

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
19:39 2019-06-12

Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government. The post Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government appeared first ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt advance in race for British prime minister British politician Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status Thursday to replace Theresa May as prime minister, winning another round of voting for leadership of the country and his Conservative Party....
19:26 2019-06-20

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
16:39 2019-05-30

Winston Churchill's bachelor flat: former Prime Minister's Mayfair home is for rent for £1,500 a week Twenty-six-year-old Winston Churchill lived in the two-bedroom Mount Street apartment for five years while he launched his political career. It's now for rent for just under £6,000 a month....
16:13 2019-08-12

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecut...
23:13 2019-09-17

Boris Johnson officially becomes Prime Minister, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt Boris Johnson officially became Britain's Prime Minister after meeting the Queen Elizabeth II and will form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took a parting shot at opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, urging him to quit....
19:00 2019-07-24

‘An Absurd Discussion.’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Dismisses President Trump’s Interest in Purchasing Greenland Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has dismissed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. could buy Greenland from Denmark, calling it “an absurd discussion” in an interview with a local newspaper Sunday. Trump confirmed Sunday that he would be “interested”...
17:52 2019-08-19

Boris Johnson to be UK's new Prime Minister after landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership race Boris Johnson heads to No10 tomorrow after winning Tory leadership race Mr Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin of 92,153 to 46,656 Follow the latest developments LIVE See Boris Johnson's victory speech in full...
14:39 2019-07-23

Complete guest list for the state dinner in honor of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison President Trump and first lady Melania Trump host a state dinner for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jennifer Morrison. The complete list of expected guests as provided by......
07:13 2019-09-21

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak The hearing will now begin next Monday to allow time for the completion of a previous trial that revolves around former 1MDB unit SRC International, a Kuala Lumpur High Court judge said....
11:52 2019-08-19

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than than a third of the vote, with nearly 70% of votes...
03:52 2019-07-08

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave when successor is chosen Her emotional speech to the nation was watched by her husband Philip Follo...
15:26 2019-05-24

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Resigning After Right-Wing Coalition Party Pulls Support (ROME) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his decision to end his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious and politically ambitious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini. Conte told the Senate that the surprise move earlier this month by Salv...
17:52 2019-08-20

Boris Johnson news and UK politics LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Number 10....
09:26 2019-07-24

Watch: Trump takes questions at joint press event with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Morrison and Trump were expected to discuss a range of issues during a bilateral meeting Friday morning, including the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and the rising tensions in the Middle East....
00:26 2019-09-21

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament at a crucial time ahead of Britain’s impending departure from ...
23:13 2019-09-17

Boris Johnson's brother quits Parliament over Brexit impasse as prime minister accuses opposition of ‘cowardly insult to democracy’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a new blow when his brother, Jo Johnson, quit Parliament over the ongoing divide over the Brexit impasse....
07:13 2019-09-06

Dominic Raab appointed UK foreign secretary, first secretary of state: statement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Dominic Raab as foreign minister and first secretary of state on Wednesday, a return to office for the former Brexit minister who quit Theresa May's government over her deal to leave the European Union....
21:00 2019-07-24

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tory ruled out backing the plan....
01:13 2019-08-18

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all quit as government exodus begins before Boris Johnson is appointed prime minister Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart, David Gauke, David Lidington, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox and Greg Clark all resign Boris Johnson becomes UK's new Prime Minister...
19:26 2019-07-24

Danish Prime Minister says discussion of Greenland sale is 'absurd' Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told the Danish broadcaster DR on Sunday that discussion of a sale would be an "absurd discussion."        ...
15:13 2019-08-19

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is like Trump. Only he isn't. Boris Johnson, 55, was unveiled as Theresa May's replacement as prime minister on Tuesday. He's like Donald Trump. And he isn't.        ...
16:52 2019-07-23

Matt Hancock promises 'fresh start' for the country in bid to be next Prime Minister Matt Hancock is promising to offer the "fresh start" the country needs as the Health Secretary launches his campaign to become the next Prime Minister....
23:00 2019-06-09

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows 'no ifs or buts' that the UK will leave Europe by October 31 Britain will leave the EU "no ifs or buts" by October 31, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared today as he unveiled his vision to re-energise the country....
19:26 2019-07-24

Japan to the world: Call our prime minister Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe The country’s foreign minister said the family name should be first when referred to in English, as it is when it is written or spoken in Japanese. The remarks come ahead of President Trump’s visit to Japan this weekend....
05:52 2019-05-22

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale "All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.        ...
08:13 2019-08-22

Theresa May warns she is 'worried about the state of politics' in final major speech as Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that she is "worried about the state of politics" as she gave what is expected to be her final major speech as Prime Minister....
18:01 2019-07-17

Civil service to probe claims staff said Jeremy Corbyn would not be 'physically or mentally' up to being prime minister The civil service is set to launch a probe into claims senior officials said Jeremy Corbyn would not be "physically or mentally" up to the job of prime minister, Labour has said....
03:52 2019-07-04

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.'        ...
16:26 2019-05-24

Danish Prime Minister brands idea of US buying Greenland 'absurd' after claims Trump wanted to buy territory The Danish Prime Minister said the idea of selling Greenland to the US is "absurd" after Donald Trump reportedly talked to aides about buying the territory....
22:00 2019-08-18

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
19:00 2019-06-27

‘The Madder Hulk Gets, the Stronger Hulk Gets.’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Compares Himself to the Incredible Hulk (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to the Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month. The prime minister faces considerable legal and political hurdles but told the Mail on Sunday...
18:26 2019-09-15

'I'm the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon least wants,' says Jeremy Hunt with commitment to union with Scotland Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he is the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon "least wants" because of his commitment to keeping Scotland in the UK....
01:13 2019-06-24

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independent probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prime minister....
11:26 2019-07-02

'England fans could learn from Steve Smith!' - Australia Prime Minister slams booing of Smith after Ashes injury Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison has criticised England fans for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a 92mph bouncer during the second Ashes Test....
13:52 2019-08-19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slams 'send her back' chant at Trump rally as 'completely unacceptable' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the chant “hurtful, wrong and completely unacceptable.”        ...
20:13 2019-07-19

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the previous BJP regime led by him....
06:39 2019-06-14

Denver custodian starts new job as school principal DENVER (KUSA) — Walking through the playground of Stedman Elementary brings back memories for Michael Atkins. “Basketball — would be [age] 6, 7 up here playing a pretty physical game of hoop,” Atkins said. “This has been a part of my story — Park Hill, Stedman has been a part...
00:52 2019-06-11

10 Christmas movies that Prime members can watch for free right now on Amazon Prime Video IMDb There are thousands of movies you can stream for free using Amazon Prime Video, including Christmas classics like "It's a Wonderful Life." We rounded up 10 of the best Christmas movies you can watch on Prime Video right now. Christmas 2019 is still a few months away, but that doesn't mean you...
23:39 2019-08-23

Amazon Prime Day 2019: All the Whole Foods Market Prime Day member deals in one place Amazon is bring Prime Day back to Whole Foods Market stores for the second year and offering a $10 online credit when you spend $10 in stores.       ...
09:39 2019-07-08

10 cool beauty and skin-care launches only Prime members can get their hands on before Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening July 15-16 and will last 48 hours this year. To up the ante of the event, Amazon has launched a ton of brand-new products exclusive to Prime members for a limited time. They're called Prime Day Launches, and they've never been seen before. Below, you'll find some ...
23:39 2019-07-03

The best early Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals Prime members can get right now Amazon Although Amazon Prime Day 2019 isn't until July 15 and 16, Amazon has already released a handful of deals to get you excited for the big annual deals event. These deals are live right now and available through Prime Day, which ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 16. The standout early deals are ...
09:26 2019-07-15

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss issued a statement ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Teen arrested for stabbing principal during graduation rehearsal A teen was arrested for stabbing a principal during an 8th grade graduation rehearsal in New Jersey Friday morning, local authorities said. The 14-year-old student used a folding knife to attack the principal about 9:30 a.m. inside the Washington School gymnasium in Rutherford, where he was leading ...
08:52 2019-06-15

Sad Super Bowl icon becomes middle school principal Kevin Dyson may have come up a yard short in one of the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history, but he never let up on his pursuit of education — his own and that of others. Nearly 20 years after nearly climbing to the top of the football world, Dyson is sitting atop the academic......
21:26 2019-05-26

Bronx principal could face another investigation over gambling tweets This pony-playing principal is gambling with his career. School staffers and parents at a Bronx elementary school called on the city Department of Education to take action after PS 24’s Steven Schwartz posted hundreds of horse-racing tweets throughout the school year. “He has been telling members of...
01:13 2019-06-09

218 Charged For Rioting In Pak Over Alleged Blasphemy By Hindu Principal Police in Pakistan's Sindh province on Monday registered three cases against 218 rioters for vandalising properties, including a temple, after a school principal from the minority Hindu community was......
19:26 2019-09-16

Police: Student stabs principal during graduation rehearsal RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey principal was stabbed at a school during a rehearsal for eighth-grade graduation. A Rutherford police release says a 14-year-old male student ran across the Washington School gymnasium on Friday morning and struck the Union School principal in the...
05:13 2019-06-15

Principal Who Tried to Stay ‘Politically Neutral’ About Holocaust Is Removed “I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in a position to do so as a school district employee,” said the principal of a high school in Boca Raton, Fla....
22:00 2019-07-08

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
13:13 2019-06-12

District seeks principal’s firing after most annoying trophy GARY, Ind. (AP) — A school district in northwestern Indiana says it’s seeking to fire a principal after a special needs teacher awarded an 11-year-old autistic student a trophy naming him the “most annoying male” of the school year. The (Northwest Indiana) Times rep...
16:52 2019-06-12

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s removal for months, arguing that he oversaw and ena...
00:00 2019-06-04

The best Prime Day 2019 deals that Amazon UK Prime members can get right now Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 haa deals on more than 1 million products. This year, Prime Day runs for a full 48 hours, starting on 15 July and ending on 16 July. Below, we've rounded up all the best deals on Amazon UK for Prime Day 2019 across all categories. We'll be updat...
09:26 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Day in Australia: What to expect during Prime Day 2019 While Amazon Prime Day is now a well-established annual bargain-hunting phenomenon in overseas markets, Australia has had just the one so far. That’s because Amazon entered the Australian e-commerce market late, arriving Down Under in December 2017 to an underwhelming response.Despite that, A...
09:26 2019-06-28

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week. The letter was obtained by the Anderson County News and is from former middle school teacher Chrys...
01:52 2019-06-06

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
22:39 2019-06-08

Ferrari's team principal laments decision against Vettel After a request to review the time penalty given against Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix got turned down, Ferrari's dejected team principal Mattia Binotto expressed how "very unhappy and disappointed" he was by the decision        ...
02:00 2019-06-22

Florida principal reassigned after saying Holocaust was not a ‘factual, historical event’ BOCA RATON, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A Florida principal has been reassigned to an administrative position after he told a parent in an email that the Holocaust was not a “factual, historical event.” The Palm Beach Post revealed Friday that in a 2018 email exchange with a parent, Principal William La...
04:00 2019-07-09

Principal who banned books over homosexuality is busted for child porn A Kentucky vocational school principal is facing child porn charges — a decade after he banned books for “soft pornography” and homosexual content, according to a report. Philip Todd Wilson, 54, was busted Tuesday after state troopers received a tip that he was in possession of explicit images invol...
18:13 2019-08-30

Catholic school principal quits after DC strip club arrest BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana Catholic school principal has been arrested after visiting a strip club while on a school field trip to the nation’s capital. Diocese of Baton Rouge spokesman Dan Borne says Michael Comeau was arrested early Thursday in Washington, D.C., where he was with st...
20:00 2019-06-01

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from the 2013 Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards, the Park...
18:26 2019-05-31

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss was suspended Tuesday at a Wood Count...
10:52 2019-06-12

Florida principal told parent he 'can't say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event' The principal of a Florida high school allegedly refused to believe the Holocaust happened because "not everyone believes" the historical event — which left some six million people dead — actually happened....
20:39 2019-07-08

US Scheduling Principal-Level Trade Call With China Next Week: Official The Trump administration is in the process of scheduling a phone call for next week between US and Chinese trade principals, an official with the US Trade Representative's office said on Wednesday....
14:00 2019-07-04

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy Family Catholic school in Port Allen, was arrested ...
12:39 2019-06-03

Assistant principal failed to act on Abel Cedeno knife warning: probe An assistant principal at the Bronx school where Abel Cedeno fatally stabbed another classmate in 2017 failed to act when the boy’s mom warned he was bringing knives to school and should be fired, a damning probe by the city’s schools watchdog found. Cedeno’s mother phoned teacher ...
23:39 2019-09-12

Principal ousted from out-of-control high school where kids threatened staff “Everyone is so relieved,” said a teacher at ITAVA. “There are tears of joy, literally, among the remaining staff. A lot of good people have left because of her.”...
11:00 2019-08-11

A teenager stabbed his middle school principal at graduation rehearsal, police say The principal of a New Jersey middle school was leading a graduation rehearsal Friday when student stabbed him in the chest multiple times, police said....
03:26 2019-06-16

Baltimore H.S. Principal Trying to Teach His Son a Lesson About Police Interactions Gets Verbally Abused by Cop A Baltimore high school principal is speaking out about an incident with a white county cop in which the officer degraded and demeaned him in front of his son....
04:39 2019-08-14

How to sign up for Amazon Prime before Prime Day 2019 Digital Black Friday is nearly upon us. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight Monday, July 15. The two-day discount event is open exclusively to Prime members in certain markets — including the United States, the UK, Spain, Singapor...
21:00 2019-07-11

Prime Day 2019: Best Amazon Prime Day deals under $20 Amazon Fire TV Stick, Just Dance 2019, and Crest 3D Whitestrips are just a few of the Amazon Prime Day deals you can score for less than $20.       ...
23:00 2019-07-16

Are people canceling Amazon Prime following Prime Day? As Amazon's Prime Day sales were heating up, search traffic was also up for terms like “boycott Amazon” and “cancel Prime.”       ...
01:26 2019-07-18

It's Prime time: Amazon Prime launches in the UAE With barely a month after launch, Amazon is now bringing its gold standard Amazon Prime service to consumers in the UAE. The service is priced at AED 16 per month but Amazon is currently running a promotion at AED 12 per month (140 per year) until October 31st. There's also a 30 day free t...
09:00 2019-06-11

Family sues hospital after hero principal dies donating bone marrow The family of a beloved New Jersey principal who died while donating bone marrow to save a boy’s life has filed suit against the hospital where he underwent the failed procedure. Westfield High School principal Derrick Nelson, 44, had visited Hackensack University Medical Center in February to...
01:52 2019-07-25

Protests Break Out At Betsy Layne Elementary School After Principal, Other Admins Suspended FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (Mountain Top News) –  Protests broke out at Betsy Layne Elementary following the apparent suspension of the Principal, Assistant Principal and other Administrators in an apparent state test cheating scheme. According to Mountain Top News, community members gathered on U.S. 2...
21:13 2019-05-29

Bronx Principal to Challenge Eliot Engel, Powerful House Democrat, From the Left Jamaal Bowman will take on Mr. Engel, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with help from a group that backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year....
13:39 2019-06-18

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay…all while on a school field trip....
23:52 2019-06-02

Queens principal who passed kids through bogus online classes finally ousted A Queens principal who was busted years ago for graduating failing kids via bogus online classes has finally been ousted — after he was accused of turning a blind eye to an assistant principal allegedly bedding teachers. Hillcrest HS principal David Morrison recently sent an email to colleagues anno...
05:52 2019-08-15

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

Group that helped Ocasio-Cortez backs school principal's primary challenge to top House Dem A middle school principal in New York who's launching a bid to unseat a powerful House Democrat is finding help from the same group that helped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez win her long-shot bid in the 2018 midterm elections....
06:39 2019-06-20

Fiancée of beloved principal who died after bone marrow donation sues New Jersey hospital The fiancée of former principal Derrick Nelson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a New Jersey hospital and others over his unexpected death.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Oregon high school students involved in senior prank must pay for cleanup, may not walk at graduation: principal A senior prank carried out by students at an Oregon High School may have cost them the opportunity to walk at their graduation. The principal of the school is also reportedly planning to charge each students about $50 to cover the cost of cleaning up their mess....
00:26 2019-06-10

Is Amazon Prime worth it for Prime Day alone? Amazon Prime Day is July 15 and 16. To shop on the big summer sales holiday, you need to be a member of Amazon Prime.       ...
13:52 2019-07-12

Prime Day 2019: Best Prime Day deals under $20 Amazon Fire TV Stick, Just Dance 2019, and Crest 3D Whitestrips are just a few of the Amazon Prime Day deals you can score for less than $20.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

Florida principal refused to call the Holocaust a 'factual, historical event' William Latson, the principal of Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, said that "not everyone believes the Holocaust happened."        ...
17:26 2019-07-08

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:13 2019-06-30

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
16:01 2019-06-01

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
23:26 2019-05-21

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:39 2019-07-13

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
20:13 2019-06-30

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Washington will do the same for him....
09:52 2019-06-20

Bats Welcomes New Issuer Principal to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 10, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed new issuer Principal to the Bats ETF Marketplace with the launch of one fund....
22:13 2019-05-21