Tag Archives: Prime Minister

22Mar/15

Modern Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, dies at 91 – official

Singapore’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has died on Monday, aged 91, according a government statement.

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15Mar/15

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman runs alone in 2015 polls

Israel’s foreign minister, Moldovan-born Lieberman, 56, heads the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party, which ran jointly with Likud in the 2013 election.

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10Mar/15

Profile of “Bibi” Netanyahu ahead of March 17 poll

Popularly known as “Bibi”, Netanyahu, 65, is seeking a fourth term as prime minister as head of the right-wing Likud party.

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10Mar/15

Italy’s high court to rule on Berlusconi sex trial

Italy’s high court is expected to rule on the acquittal of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on the charges of paying for under-age sex and abuse of power. The court can decide to uphold the acquittal or call for a retrial.

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10Mar/15

Tokyo residents mourn victims of the 1945 Great Tokyo Air Raids

Tokyo residents gather to mourn for the victims of the Great Tokyo Air Raids in 1945, marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing.

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08Mar/15

World leaders vow to reach gender balanced world by 2030

World leaders including Turkey’s Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu and Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urge the international community to do more to reach global gender equality by 2030.
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27Feb/15

British newspapers lead with “Jihadi John” unmasking

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FEBRUARY 27, 2015) (REUTERS) – The front pages of British newspapers led on Friday (February 27) with stories related to the unmasking of the man who fronted Islamic State (IS) beheading videos, known as “Jihadi John”.
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24Feb/15

Leaked files on Iran baseless – Israeli intelligence analyst

Israeli analyst dismisses media reports that leaked files throw doubt on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s claim in 2012 that Iran was about a year away from making a nuclear bomb.
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