Tag Archives: Prime Minister

05May/15

Hung parliament looms despite parties’s final efforts to win majority two days before elections

The leaders of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour parties directly appeal to voters, in the final push of Britain’s 2015 election campaign.

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05Apr/15

Netanyahu slams world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran

“I’m trying to kill a bad deal,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran.
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02Apr/15

Indian minister booked for racial remarks against Sonia Gandhi

Following court’s directive, police file a case against India’s junior minister Giriraj Singh for his racial comments against opposition leader Sonia Gandhi.

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23Mar/15

Sarkozy denies far-right Le Pen victory in French polls

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party rules out any alliances between his party and National Front while French Prime Minister Manuel Valls calls for anti-FN blockade in next week’s run-off.

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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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