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17.08.2018 - 02:59 [ The News ]

National Assembly to elect new Prime Minister today

Newly-elected National Assembly will meet today (Friday)to elect new prime minister of Pakistan. Imran Khan, 65, Tehreek-e-Insaf chief, and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif have filed nominations for the top slot of the leader of the house, which were accepted for the election.

07.08.2018 - 01:50 [ Haiti Libre ]

Moïse chooses Jean Henry Céant as new Prime Minister

„Following consultations with the Presidents of the two branches of Parliament, I have chosen the citizen Jean Henry Céant as new Prime Minister,“ announced the President of the Republic of Haiti Jovenel Moïse, following a two-day consultation with the presidents of both branches of parliament, and many sectors of national life in the last 3 weeks, after the resignation of Jack Guy Lafontant, following an increase in petroleum products, and the withdrawal of the messure by the Government.

10.07.2018 - 11:12 [ New York Times ]

Theresa May in Fight to Save Government Amid Brexit Rift

Mr. Johnson, the public face of the 2016 campaign that persuaded Britons to quit the European Union, is perhaps the most high-profile advocate of Brexit, and his departure underscores the depth of the divisions within Mrs. May’s government. His resignation followed that of David Davis, the Brexit secretary, who quit late Sunday night.

06.07.2018 - 15:32 [ Times ]

Oust me if you dare, Theresa May warns ‘Brexit bullies’

(1.7.2018) That means the rebels would need 159 MPs to bring her down, more than three times the 48 who would be needed to trigger a vote of no confidence.

May’s decision comes as she faces crunch Brexit talks with the cabinet at Chequers this week and MPs revealed that six senior ministers are plotting to succeed her.

10.06.2018 - 14:54 [ Ministerpräsident von Singapur ]

MFA Press Statement: Meeting between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un, 10 June 2018

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un today. This is the first meeting between the two leaders.

13.05.2018 - 12:15 [ NPR.org ]

The Russia Investigations: Another Oligarch Becomes Embroiled In The Imbroglio

A senior FBI agent in the Boston field office wrote a highly unusual newspaper column in 2014 warning that a Russian foundation that Vekselberg controlled might be a clandestine siphon for Russia’s intelligence services to steal cutting-edge technological secrets from American companies, as NPR’s Tim Mak reported.

The column in the Boston Business Journal appeared in April 2014 and sought to warn Boston-area tech companies and researchers to steer clear of the Skolkovo Foundation, launched by Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev and run by Vekselberg.

18.04.2018 - 08:15 [ Washington Post ]

Japanese Prime Minister Abe, embroiled in scandals, faces calls to stand down

Both are embroiled in controversies surrounding dodgy financial deals, but while Trump’s poll numbers are holding up, Abe’s have plummeted to record lows.

The Japanese leader is flailing so badly that former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi has suggested that he should stand down at the end of June to avoid tainting the entire Liberal Democratic Party.