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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 establis...

Israel’s Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week’s Election

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Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election In a live TV address, Israel's prime minister said he plans to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's election. Palestinian officials said he was "destroying all chances of peace."...
23:17, 2019-09-10

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss. The post Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:17, 2019-05-27

Israel vows to build 300 houses in West Bank after attack Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said 300 new housing units will be built in Dolev after a terrorist attack killed a 17-year-old girl and wounded her father and brother....
06:00, 2019-08-27

Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank Israeli PM says he will seek to make move ‘in maximum coordination with Trump’Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will annex large swathes of occupied Palestinian territories if he is re-elected, a decision that for decades has been considered an endgame scenario for Palestinians’ aspirations of sta...
01:00, 2019-09-11

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....
13:17, 2019-05-30

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...
17:17, 2019-06-12

British Prime Minister Johnson vows Brexit with "no ifs or buts" Boris Johnson used his first speech as prime minister to vow to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 "no ifs or buts", warning that if the European Union refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
18:34, 2019-07-24

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."...
07:01, 2019-07-21

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....
18:34, 2019-06-27

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Vows to Leave the E.U. on Oct. 31 No Matter What (LONDON) — Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union, “no ifs, ands or buts.” Standing outside the shiny black door of 10 Downing St., Johnson said that “after three years of unfounded self-doubt, it i...
18:34, 2019-07-24

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....
01:51, 2019-08-22

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. R...
13:34, 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson was announced as Britain’s new prime minister on Tuesday. The New York-born politician won a landslide victory against rival Jeremy Hunt as his party’s pick to replace Theresa May as leader — and to finally lead the country through Brexit. Johnson, the clear favorite,...
13:51, 2019-07-23

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....
14:17, 2019-07-23

Netanyahu holds cabinet meeting in occupied West Bank ahead of election Government meeting is the first in Palestinian territories for almost two decadesBenjamin Netanyahu has held his final pre-election cabinet meeting in the Palestinian territories, in a clear appeal to hardline nationalists two days before a vote in which he is fighting for his political life and pos...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
15:34, 2019-05-21

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....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Rashida Tlaib signals she won't go to West Bank, despite getting Israeli minister's permission Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., indicated Friday that she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours earlier from Israel’s interior minister -- following a diplomatic firestorm over the government's earlier refusal to allow her and a colleague entry as part of a ...
18:00, 2019-08-16

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...
01:17, 2019-05-27

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election NEW DELHI (AP) — 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. BJP president Amit Shah was named the home mi...
13:17, 2019-05-31

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....
14:51, 2019-05-31

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....
09:51, 2019-07-08

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....
12:51, 2019-07-20

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....
15:00, 2019-06-13

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...
19:34, 2019-05-31

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....
21:51, 2019-06-22

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...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley Israeli political commentators saw Netanyahu's declaration, in a speech broadcast live on Israel's main TV channels, as a bid to siphon support away from far-right rivals who have long advocated annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank....
12:00, 2019-09-11

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
21:34, 2019-09-10

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.        ...
21:51, 2019-07-23

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....
15:34, 2019-07-23

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....
02:00, 2019-07-25

Tory leadership election: 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...
20:51, 2019-06-13

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....
16:51, 2019-08-20

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...
04:51, 2019-09-04

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...
09:00, 2019-07-08

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....
12:34, 2019-05-23

Israel will hold unprecedented second election after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a governing coalition Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday after Netanyahu failed to form a government ahead of a midnight deadline, despite his Likud party winning the largest number of seats in April 9 elections...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
16:17, 2019-06-07

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......
10:34, 2019-06-01

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May....
13:51, 2019-06-14

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...
13:00, 2019-09-09

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legislation. Lam said the government’s work on t...
13:51, 2019-07-09

Deutsche Bank staff sent home as 18,000 job cuts begin - business live Deutsche Bank staff in London are learning how restructuring plan will affect them - some staff in Asia have already been sent homeLatest: Staff ‘in tears’ as axe falls in LondonLondon employee ‘told to leave by 11am’Mood ‘gloomy’ as staff let goIntroduction: Dark day for Deutsche staffReuters: Whol...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Deutsche Bank shares rise pre-market as 18,000 global job cuts begin Deutsche Bank shares rose in pre-market trade on Monday as the German lender eliminated whole teams at its Asian operations, starting to ax 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls at an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
08:17, 2019-07-08

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of i...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Bank of America Cut Off Private Prisons Weeks After Lending to One Bank of America said last week it would stop dealing with private prisons. What it didn’t say: it had recently agreed to lend $90 million to one of the largest companies in the business through 2024....
13:17, 2019-07-02

Los Angeles Dodgers clinch seventh consecutive NL West title with weeks to spare The Dodgers, who topped the Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday to wrap up the NL West, can once again use the rest of September as their playoff lab.       ...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Second Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
17:00, 2019-09-10

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
10:17, 2019-06-13

Albanian government vows to punish election disruption Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Tiffany Caban concedes to end weeks-long NYC election dispute Melinda Katz is officially the Democratic nominee in a New York City district attorney's race that was interrupted for weeks by a recount and court challenge....
00:34, 2019-08-08

UK PM Johnson vows to get Brexit deal after losing election vote again British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to secure a divorce deal with the European Union at a crucial summit in October, after lawmakers voted for a second time to reject his bid to hold a snap election....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Rules Out No Deal, Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
09:34, 2019-09-10

‘We are one’: Community vows to heal as police investigate motive for West Texas shootings The West Texas rampage left seven people dead and 22 people injured, including a 17-month-old girl who suffered major facial injuries but survived.        ...
20:17, 2019-09-02

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election Perry Bellegarde said 61.5 per cent of eligible First Nations voters cast their ballots in 2015, and he wants that number to increase during the upcoming election....
03:34, 2019-07-24

Trump launches re-election bid before jam-packed arena, vows to 'Keep America Great' President Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night before a jam-packed crowd in Orlando's Amway Center arena, and quickly unloaded on the media organizations and government actors he said tried their hardest with "everything they had" to bring down his candidacy and presid...
05:51, 2019-06-19

Biden vows to revive daily press briefings if he wins the White House In a move likely to be welcomed by many of Trump's media critics, former Vice President Joe Biden has announced he would bring back daily press briefings if he wins the White House....
03:17, 2019-07-12

Speaker of UK House of Commons vows to stop Johnson 'robbing a bank' with no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the outgoing Speaker of the UK House of Commons, has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against ignoring the law and implementing a no-deal Brexit on October 31, a move that he compared to "robbing a bank."...
16:17, 2019-09-13

New Saudi Oil Minister Vows to Maintain Crude Output Cuts Saudi Arabia isn’t planning to change its oil production policy, the country’s newly appointed energy minister said. But the abrupt leadership change from OPEC’s kingpin could complicate the cartel’s response to a global crude glut....
22:34, 2019-09-09

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
22:51, 2019-08-14

The West Bank and the Jordan Valley explained Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's pledge to annex the eastern portion of the West Bank known as the Jordan Valley could upend the quest for peace in the region. DW takes a look at the complex nature of the West Bank....
01:00, 2019-09-12

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
18:34, 2019-06-08

Minister axes Southeastern rail franchise bid and vows better service for commuters Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today axed a contest to run a busy London rail service as he vowed to "bring punctuality back to Britain's railways"....
14:17, 2019-08-07

Boris Johnson vows to stick to Brexit plan despite minister’s resignation Johnson's strategy to leave "do or die" by that deadline has been shaken by the events of recent days, which have prompted critics to describe him as a "tin pot dictator" and deepened uncertainty over how Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU will play out....
07:00, 2019-09-09

France minister vows to block Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe France's economy and finance minister warned Thursday that he plans to block Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, the Libra, from being used in Europe....
14:34, 2019-09-12

Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Minister Netanyahu makes good on his threat to annex ...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

A Look at the West Bank Area Netanyahu Vowed to Annex The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are considered strategically vital zones by Israel for security. If Israel annexed them, it would encircle any future Palestinian state in the West Bank....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
16:00, 2019-08-16

The Latest: Tlaib says she won’t visit West Bank relatives U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens to a question from a constituent in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar’s planned tour, and subsequent reversal allowing...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Netanyahu says he'll annex parts of West Bank if re-elected Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says if he's re-elected and able to form a coalition, he'll apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea....
12:34, 2019-09-11

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
13:17, 2019-06-08

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s remarks in an interview with The New York Times published Saturday comes about two months after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to begin ...
22:34, 2019-06-08

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Israeli Teenager Killed in West Bank Bombing An Israeli teenager was killed in a bombing at a natural spring near a central West Bank settlement, an attack that raises already high tensions between Israelis and Palestinians ahead of Israeli elections next month....
16:51, 2019-08-23

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....
21:51, 2019-09-04

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Attacker 'neutralized' by off-duty officer after ramming 2 in West Bank Israeli police shot and killed a man they labeled a terrorist after he rammed his vehicle into a bus stop in the West Bank Friday, injuring two people....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the Israeli Prime Minister, he would not be drawn on the controversial policy — saying only that ...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
02:34, 2019-08-17

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against US......
10:00, 2019-08-17

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday....
05:34, 2019-06-09

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
07:34, 2019-09-11

Yeshiva Student Found Stabbed to Death in West Bank The killing set off a hunt for the assailant by the Israeli Army, which was treating his death as a terrorist attack. Investigators were pursuing the possibility of a botched abduction....
18:17, 2019-08-08

Exhibition 'This Place' shows Israel and the West Bank from a new perspective The images we know of Israel and the West Bank very often portray conflict. An exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin features works of photographers who explored the area with an artistic approach....
18:34, 2019-06-17

Russia denounces Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan Moscow says proposal could increase regional tensions, as Israeli PM meets PutinRussia has criticised Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan valley, saying it could sharply increase regional tensions, as Vladimir Putin prepares to meet the Israeli prime minister.Netanyahu, who is campaigning ...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
16:17, 2019-07-22

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
21:00, 2019-08-16

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....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
21:00, 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....
04:17, 2019-06-19

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....
16:17, 2019-07-06

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....
19:17, 2019-05-23

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......
13:34, 2019-07-23

Israel Plan To Annex West Bank Would Violate International Law: UN Chief UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank would violate international law....
12:00, 2019-09-12

Palestine says U.S. ambassador helps Israel to annex part of West Bank The Palestinian foreign minister said on Monday that comments by the U.S. ambassador to Israel were intended to help Israel annex parts of the occupied West Bank....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened to arrest members for activities authorities called “harmful” to the ideals of society....
00:00, 2019-08-20

West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests A lull in protests appears to bolster the Trump administration’s belief that economic growth will produce peace. But Palestinians say the calm is a symptom of despair....
20:51, 2019-07-08

Netanyahu rushed off stage amid vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing he will annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
22:00, 2019-09-10

Our Boys Tells A True Story of Bitter Revenge in the West Bank Amid even the longest, bloodiest conflicts, some acts of violence remain capable of enraging a desensitized public. One such incident occurred on June 12, 2014, when three teenage Jewish boys were kidnapped in the West Bank. As the Israel Defense Forces launched a massive manhunt–which ended i...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Driver shot dead after ramming car into Israeli civilians in West Bank Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian driver they said had carried out a car-ramming attack on Friday that injured two Israeli civilians in the occupied West Bank, one of them critically....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Tlaib Rejects Israeli Offer to Visit West Bank Family Rep. Rashida Tlaib called off her visit to the West Bank, hours after Israel’s decision to allow her into the country on humanitarian grounds with some restrictions on what she could say and do....
01:00, 2019-08-17

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
21:00, 2019-08-16

Israel Will Allow Rashida Tlaib to Enter the West Bank on Humanitarian Grounds (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds. The decision marked the latest sharp reversal over what had been a planned visit by Tlaib and fello...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
21:00, 2019-08-16

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusalem, a move that's already been cleared by the nation's high court....
04:17, 2019-07-20

Israel says soldier stabbed to death in Palestinian attack in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and the military said he had been stabbed to death by a Palestinian assailant....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Deutsche Bank plans cuts in U.S. equities, prime unit: sources Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
00:51, 2019-05-24

"Why Not Prime Minister?": PM To Boy Who Wanted Tips To Become President Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with around 70 students from across the country who were at the headquarters of space agency ISRO to witness the landing of Chandrayaan 2 on the moon's surface.......
06:00, 2019-09-07

| 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....
15:17, 2019-06-18

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...
21:51, 2019-06-21

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.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-22

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....
02:34, 2019-06-19

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,...
06:51, 2019-05-29

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....
20:17, 2019-05-24

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...
09:34, 2019-05-24

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
00:51, 2019-05-31

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 ...
13:34, 2019-07-23

Australia won't host U.S. missiles, prime minister says U.S. intermediate-range missiles will not be deployed in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, after the United States revealed ambitions to site missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
11:00, 2019-08-05

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?...
22:00, 2019-07-12

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....
15:34, 2019-07-23

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 ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

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....
13:00, 2019-07-24

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....
11:51, 2019-05-26

Israeli army says body of soldier found with stab wounds in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found with stab wounds near a West Bank settlement south of Jerusalem early on Thursday, the military said. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing as a terrorist attack and pledged to bring the perpetrator to justice....
12:17, 2019-08-08

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election less than a week away....
07:34, 2019-09-12

‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans On a chilly April evening, several elderly Palestinian men sat in a smoke-filled downtown Ramallah cafe watching the news. The anchor on the enormous flat-screen mounted on the wall read election results that would affect their lives in every way imaginable. The tally was not from Palestinian polls,...
18:51, 2019-09-13

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian grounds.“When I won, it gave the Palestinian people hope that someone will finally speak the truth abo...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Kashmir’s new status could bring demographic change, drawing comparisons to the West Bank A radical change in Kashmir's ability to control residency and land ownership is raising worries of a Hindu influx into India's only Muslim majority state....
23:17, 2019-08-08

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was “not compatible” with Israel’s “obligations under international humanitarian law”....
19:00, 2019-07-22

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank on the condition she does not express certain pol...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
23:51, 2019-08-23

IMF's Lagarde Wins EU Support to Lead European Central Bank European leaders nominated International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
13:51, 2019-07-03

WWE Money in the Bank: Bayley wins big, Brock Lesnar returns Bayley had one of the most successful nights of her career at WWE's Money in the Bank pay-per-view event which also featured the return of Brock Lesnar....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented request from President Donald Trump. Tlaib and fe...
03:34, 2019-08-17

'Terrorists' linked to murder of young Israeli soldier in West Bank arrested, IDF announces Two “terrorists” accused of murdering a 19-year-old off-duty soldier in the West Bank last week have been arrested, the Israeli military announced on Saturday....
06:00, 2019-08-12

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression' Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermining any chances of a peace settlement with the Palestinians....
03:51, 2019-09-11

Israel’s Netanyahu Vowed to Annex a Large Part of the West Bank. It’s Gone Unchallenged by His Rival Facing a re-run election on September 17, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend his country’s sovereignty over a large swath of the West Bank — a move that if implemented would deal a mortal blow to the prospect of a two State Solution to the Israeli-Pal...
00:17, 2019-09-13

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli occupation....
17:51, 2019-05-21

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......
00:17, 2019-08-02

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....
03:34, 2019-09-09

U.K. Lawmakers Raise Pressure on 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....
16:34, 2019-05-23

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...
11:51, 2019-06-20

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....
02:34, 2019-05-22

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...
17:34, 2019-06-18

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....
17:17, 2019-06-06

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....
02:51, 2019-05-22

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....
21:17, 2019-07-08

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......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the final years of its international bailouts....
15:17, 2019-07-08

Ukrainian parliament rejects prime minister's resignation Ukraine's parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's resignation on Thursday, with the largest faction arguing his resignation would lead to "chaos" before a snap election due in July....
13:17, 2019-05-30

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....
03:17, 2019-06-01

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 ...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Prime minister says Pakistan will respond if India attacks Pakistan’s prime minister says he has warned the international community that India could launch an attack on Pakistani-held Kashmir to divert the attention from human rights abuses in its portion of the disputed Himalayan region...
10:34, 2019-08-30

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...
17:51, 2019-06-13

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....
16:00, 2019-09-05

+++ 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....
14:00, 2019-07-24

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...
19:17, 2019-09-15

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?...
14:00, 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....
04:00, 2019-08-21

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....
17:51, 2019-05-25

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....
08:17, 2019-07-24

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....
23:34, 2019-09-13

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....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Trudeau meets with U.K. prime minister ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
20:17, 2019-08-24

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunner met Scottish MPs to reassure them of his desire...
17:17, 2019-07-18

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....
07:17, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Trump says Johnson would be good prime minister President Donald Trump has reiterated his opinion that Boris Johnson would make a good UK prime minister and has praised another contender for the job, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt...
17:17, 2019-06-04

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....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and says he'll resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he would resign as he launched a scathing attack on right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him in the chamber on Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-08-20

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......
17:17, 2019-06-11

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....
20:17, 2019-06-03

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...
18:34, 2019-09-14

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....
03:00, 2019-07-20

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....
02:17, 2019-08-24

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....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep 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....
16:34, 2019-06-13

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....
16:34, 2019-05-30

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Security Downgraded Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife will be given CRPF ''Z+'' VIP security after the government withdrew Special Protection Group (SPG) protection to him, officials said today....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:00, 2019-07-15

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 ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Shinzo Abe Is Set to Become Japan's Longest-Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition retained its majority in elections for the upper house of parliament, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest-serving leader....
22:00, 2019-07-21

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 ...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep 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....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
06:01, 2019-07-21

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result in the country’s highest court. Official coun...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Amazon's Bank Holiday sale gives Prime Day deals tough prices to beat in July Amazon's really going for it today. We've been taking a look at a lot of Bank Holiday sales already this week and Amazon has some cracking deals today on a range of it's own devices.We're not kidding with that headline though. £29.99 for an Amazon Echo Dot is as low as Amazo...
18:51, 2019-05-24

IMF's Christine Lagarde Wins EU Support to Lead European Central Bank European leaders have agreed to nominate International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
20:34, 2019-07-02

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. May resisted calls to rip up her tattered Brexit blue...
21:34, 2019-05-22

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...
14:34, 2019-07-23

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...
00:34, 2019-06-20

Instant View: Brexiteer Johnson to be Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson was elected as leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
15:51, 2019-07-23

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....
05:01, 2019-07-18

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....
12:17, 2019-07-23

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....
14:17, 2019-05-30

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....
05:51, 2019-07-21

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....
11:34, 2019-08-28

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....
22:34, 2019-05-30

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....
21:00, 2019-08-28

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....
00:34, 2019-07-20

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....
15:34, 2019-08-29

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....
19:00, 2019-08-29

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....
03:34, 2019-08-30

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....
23:51, 2019-08-29

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...
02:00, 2019-06-01

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...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson to Be U.K. Prime Minister After Winning Party Vote 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....
18:17, 2019-07-23

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 ...
13:51, 2019-09-02

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections 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....
21:00, 2019-06-06

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...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Georgian parliament approves new prime minister Giorgi Gakharia The Georgian parliament on Sunday approved a new government led by Russian-educated former interior minister Giorgi Gakharia in a move slammed by the opposition which has called for him to resign over a crackdown on anti-Russian protesters....
19:00, 2019-09-08

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....
19:34, 2019-05-23

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....
06:34, 2019-07-09

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....
17:34, 2019-06-05

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....
03:17, 2019-07-09

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....
16:17, 2019-06-06

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....
00:34, 2019-06-23

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....
00:00, 2019-09-06

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....
01:34, 2019-09-06

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?...
12:00, 2019-08-30

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader with a vote in Thailand’s Parliament to be prime minister of the new government...
03:34, 2019-06-06

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...
18:34, 2019-07-24

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...
18:34, 2019-07-24

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....
14:17, 2019-05-24

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....
02:51, 2019-06-05

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....
19:00, 2019-07-09

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, saying she’ll be out of the country on other business....
12:51, 2019-08-22

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....
20:17, 2019-07-23

World Leaders React to Boris Johnson Becoming the U.K.’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson will succeed Theresa May as the U.K.’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 gre...
23:00, 2019-07-23

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....
20:51, 2019-05-26

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.        ...
01:17, 2019-07-24

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...
16:00, 2019-07-06

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns O’Neill says recent changes to political allegiances in parliament had shown a ‘need for change’Peter 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 politic...
06:51, 2019-05-26

British Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign 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......
09:34, 2019-05-23

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...
22:17, 2019-06-23

"Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Ramchandra Guha, Others Forty-nine eminent personalities including filmmakers, activists and entrepreneurs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention to what they claim is "a number of tragic events......
09:17, 2019-07-24

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....
10:51, 2019-06-04

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...
20:34, 2019-06-23

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....
21:51, 2019-07-09

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....
21:34, 2019-07-07

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....
12:51, 2019-05-25

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...
06:00, 2019-09-09

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....
00:00, 2019-08-20

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....
03:51, 2019-08-14

French prime minister unveils "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two key planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
18:17, 2019-06-12

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....
13:17, 2019-09-13

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron apologizes for Brexit David Cameron says he’s sorry for Brexit. In a new interview, the former British Prime Minister said he regretted his role in leading his country toward the current crisis, according to a new interview, the Associated Press reported Saturday. “I deeply regret the outcome and accept that ...
23:51, 2019-09-14

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 ...
20:00, 2019-05-21

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....
06:51, 2019-06-11

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.        ...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
23:00, 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson vows to make Britain 'greatest place on Earth' if he wins battle for Number 10 Boris Johnson has vowed to make Britain the "greatest place on Earth" if he gains the keys to Number 10 as he said he will united the country by delivering Brexit....
11:17, 2019-07-05

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....
08:51, 2019-08-26

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 ...
21:17, 2019-08-22

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden is sending its heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support its bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote on Monday. The Stockholm-Are 2026 campaign says Crown Princess Victoria — “the nation’s most popular public figure” — will join t...
16:34, 2019-06-20

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....
21:34, 2019-08-21

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....
21:17, 2019-08-31

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....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Factbox: Overflowing inbox - Five urgent tasks for Britain's new prime minister Britain's next prime minister will face an overflowing inbox when he takes office on July 24: delivering Brexit, building a relationship with Donald Trump, deciding what to do about Iran -- and governing without a majority in parliament....
12:17, 2019-07-22

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...
16:34, 2019-05-24

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....
17:34, 2019-05-30

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....
14:00, 2019-07-19

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 bloc refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
02:34, 2019-07-25

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....
16:51, 2019-06-04

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....
17:51, 2019-09-13

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....
15:17, 2019-07-24

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...
19:51, 2019-07-07

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....
00:00, 2019-06-21

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...
08:00, 2019-08-21

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....
10:51, 2019-05-31

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....
00:00, 2019-07-10

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......
17:34, 2019-07-23

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....
07:17, 2019-06-21

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....
10:00, 2019-07-04

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....
21:34, 2019-09-05

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate 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....
03:17, 2019-05-23

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...
07:17, 2019-07-24

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...
04:17, 2019-07-11

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....
05:34, 2019-07-23

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.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-20

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,...
20:17, 2019-09-03

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......
21:34, 2019-07-24

Greenland row escalates as Trump attacks Danish prime minister – 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 12.51am BST The president seemed to struggle to correctly pronounce words today on multiple occasions, a Vox journalist noted: "Ubsurd," "...
02:17, 2019-08-22

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....
22:51, 2019-07-07

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....
20:17, 2019-07-24

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....
17:17, 2019-06-17

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....
23:34, 2019-06-10

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....
00:51, 2019-06-04

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...
17:34, 2019-06-17

‘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....
09:34, 2019-06-06

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Donald 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."...
21:17, 2019-06-01

India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory, party says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greek elections, delivering a stinging blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis...
23:34, 2019-07-07

Taiwan president wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration, which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Election Results: Narendra Modi Wins Second Term Easily, All Leads In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own steam and leads showed a NDA sweep in the national elections within two hours of counting of votes. The BJP is doing well in......
07:34, 2019-05-23

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdogan's ruling party, who'd called for the controversial redo of the vote....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists....
04:00, 2019-06-06

BJP's CR Patil Wins By 6.89 Lakh Votes, Biggest Margin In 2019 Election The BJP's CR Patil came close to shattering the all-time record of victory margin in a parliamentary election when he defeated his Congress rival in Gujarat's Navsari Lok Sabha seat by a difference of......
19:51, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
09:00, 2019-06-24

Mauritania: Former General Mohamed Ould Ghazouani wins presidential election Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won Mauritiania's presidential election with an absolute majority. It was the first time Mauritanians voted to elect a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg would take steps to make sure that American taxpayers ...
04:00, 2019-06-12

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected....
23:17, 2019-09-10

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......
15:51, 2019-08-23

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....
00:34, 2019-07-24

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 ...
23:17, 2019-05-23

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....
04:00, 2019-05-24

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....
21:51, 2019-09-12

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 ...
19:34, 2019-07-24

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister: Timeline of Brexit and events that led to her demise A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government....
15:00, 2019-05-24

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...
22:17, 2019-08-31

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....
14:17, 2019-06-06

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....
21:34, 2019-08-19

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......
23:01, 2019-06-05

Danish Prime Minister Reacts To Donald Trump's Idea Of Buying Greenland Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US......
15:34, 2019-08-19

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 ...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Trump to host state dinner for Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host an official visit and state dinner in September for the prime minister of Australia, the White House announced Monday. It’s only the second state dinner Trump has held since he became president, with the other one given for France in April...
23:51, 2019-07-22

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...
17:17, 2019-06-16

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.        ...
22:17, 2019-08-20

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....
20:17, 2019-07-24

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....
02:17, 2019-08-21

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...
18:51, 2019-06-20

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....
00:17, 2019-08-23

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...
15:00, 2019-07-12

UK's Johnson would meet Trump to negotiate trade deal after becoming Prime Minister: The Times Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal, the Times newspaper reported on Sunday citing an ally of the former London mayor....
01:51, 2019-07-15

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....
19:00, 2019-06-23

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 ...
19:00, 2019-08-14

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....
19:34, 2019-06-03

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...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Britain’s top court must make the final decision. Judges at the Cour...
13:00, 2019-09-11

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....
17:51, 2019-07-20

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...
21:34, 2019-06-23

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 ...
15:51, 2019-08-21

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....
01:17, 2019-05-31

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 ...
02:51, 2019-09-05

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...
10:17, 2019-09-03

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....
04:34, 2019-08-21

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint West made his singing debut at......
08:34, 2019-06-03

Brazil's President Wins, Justice Minister Loses In Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's......
09:34, 2019-05-23

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, Labour's lead candidate....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
05:51, 2019-09-11

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media reported....
13:51, 2019-06-13

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
13:17, 2019-09-12

Punjab Chief Minister's Wife Takes "Bank" Call. Next, Rs 23 Lakh Gone Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's wife Preneet Kaur fell prey to a cyber fraud, losing Rs 23 lakh to a scamster who duped her through a mobile phone call, posing as a bank manager, said police....
10:00, 2019-08-08

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...
22:00, 2019-08-21

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....
18:17, 2019-09-04

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...
15:51, 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....
20:34, 2019-06-18

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 ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

Papua New Guinea opposition leader urges prime minister to back Total gas deal Papua New Guinea's opposition leader, Patrick Pruaitch, on Friday pressed the nation's prime minister to back a gas deal with France's Total SA rather than seek changes and delay a $13 billion expansion of the country's gas exports....
12:34, 2019-08-30

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...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Sajid Javid backed to be next Prime Minister by Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Prime Minister to be proud of"....
10:00, 2019-06-09

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 ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

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...
15:00, 2019-08-30

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.        ...
04:17, 2019-09-04

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....
19:34, 2019-09-14

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...
21:34, 2019-05-22

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...
22:34, 2019-07-20

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.”...
17:17, 2019-06-01

‘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...
21:17, 2019-06-10

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...
00:17, 2019-09-13

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...
19:51, 2019-06-11

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.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

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...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Italian prime minister announces resignation, bringing Rome closer to snap elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his intention to resign on Tuesday, as a political crisis rumbles on in Rome that could eventually lead to new elections....
16:17, 2019-08-20

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...
22:00, 2019-09-05

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...
22:00, 2019-09-05

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...
22:17, 2019-08-31

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead. The post Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead appeared first on L...
11:51, 2019-06-23

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....
14:34, 2019-07-23

A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital. The post A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital appeared first on LEX...
11:51, 2019-06-23

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....
22:51, 2019-07-06

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.        ...
09:51, 2019-07-22

Feel no pity for Theresa May. She has been the worst prime minister in modern times | Owen Jones Deceit and dishonesty were hallmarks of her doomed reign. From her Brexit dealings to the Windrush scandal, she has failedSpare me the inevitable pity for Theresa May after her tearful farewell address this morning. “Oh, wasn’t she given such a terrible hand!”, people might cry, or “is it her fault ...
17:17, 2019-05-24

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....
04:34, 2019-09-12

UK's finance minister promises more spending, fuels election speculation New British finance minister Sajid Javid said he will announce higher public spending on health, education and the police next week in order to "clear the decks for Brexit," a move seen by many as preparation for an early election....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Netanyahu pledges to annex entire Jordan Valley with support of US if he wins Israeli election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday he will initiate Israeli control over West Bank settlements and the entire Jordan Valley region with the support of the Trump administration, if he wins the election next week....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Rajasthan Student Union Election: Rebel NSUI Candidate Pooja Verma Wins Rajasthan University Student Union Election Results: Pooja Verma, who fought as Independent, has been elected as the student union's president. She is the rebel candidate of National Students' Union......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the president's office said....
10:51, 2019-07-15

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...
08:00, 2019-08-21

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 ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

‘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...
06:34, 2019-08-09

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....
14:34, 2019-08-19

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....
14:00, 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.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

‘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”...
19:17, 2019-08-19

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....
09:51, 2019-07-24

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...
05:34, 2019-06-06

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...
15:00, 2019-07-23

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....
14:51, 2019-05-30

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

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...
12:34, 2019-05-24

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financia...
08:34, 2019-07-08

Zambian president fires finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, a statement from the president's office said....
08:34, 2019-07-15

Zambian president removes finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu as finance minister, taking over from Margaret Mwanakatwe who has been fired, a statement from the president's office said....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campaign, as the embattled MP faces calls for her demotion from cabinet. As Coalition MPs jostle for prom...
11:00, 2019-05-22

Kim Kardashian West wins £2.1m in lawsuit against 'fast fashion' brand Kim Kardashian West has been awarded $2.7 million (£2.1 million) in her lawsuit with a so-called "fast fashion" brand she accused of ripping off her outfits....
09:17, 2019-07-04

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt LIVE: Latest on new Prime Minister as race for Number 10 enters final stage The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
18:34, 2019-07-22

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....
22:00, 2019-09-05

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...
02:00, 2019-07-25

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....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. The post Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital appeared first on LEX18....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigns ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election as next PM - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 11.51am BST This is from the Press Association.Charlie Elphicke, the Conservative MP for Dover, has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said. 11.36am BST Gordon Brown, t...
13:51, 2019-07-22

BBC accused of 'bias' over European election coverage - despite giving Nigel Farage prime interview slot The BBC was facing accusations of bias over its European election coverage today, with viewers saying the broadcaster "grossly under represented" the Brexit Party in its election coverage....
20:17, 2019-05-27

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor protection call over Hong Kong; New ‘UNComplicated’ ...
07:17, 2019-09-13

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."        ...
16:34, 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.        ...
21:51, 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....
01:17, 2019-06-10

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....
16:34, 2019-09-07

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....
02:51, 2019-05-22

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....
19:17, 2019-07-17

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.        ...
14:17, 2019-08-22

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....
01:51, 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.'        ...
19:51, 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....
04:17, 2019-08-19

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....
18:34, 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...
06:51, 2019-09-16

'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....
18:51, 2019-06-23

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....
15:51, 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....
10:00, 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.”        ...
22:34, 2019-07-19

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
05:34, 2019-07-15