WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 05:17, 08/14/2019

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....

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum

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Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are being met by the children of Tuvalu, who sit submer...
12:34, 08/11/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election next week...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in Saturday’s elections are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office. Lasting the distance between elections was once a prime minister’...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their Sydney home and that the nation had lost “a great Australian — many would say the greatest Aus...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister A protester threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at an election campaign event on Tuesday, grazing him in the head with it, footage on Australian television showed....
04:17, 05/07/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died.Hawke died peacefully at home, aged 89 years, accor...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conservative party’s endorsement in as many days over their social media histories. The scandals surrounding candidates...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party’s greatest victories 47 years ago. Prime Minister Scott Morrison made his fin...
07:51, 05/16/2019

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....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
15:34, 05/16/2019

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....
10:17, 05/31/2019

A Protester Threw an Egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Head (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week. The egg appeared to strike Prime Minister Scott Morrison on the back of the head then bounce off without...
11:17, 05/07/2019

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....
11:34, 07/04/2019

World Leaders React to Boris Johnson Becoming the UK’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson will succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister after he defeating Jeremy Hunt in a Conservative Party leadership race. World leaders have been showing their support on Twitter. President Trump was one of the first to congratulate Johnson by declarring: “He will be grea...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Surprise upset: Australian prime minister stays in power as opponent concedes Scott Morrison's center-right government trampled election predictions with an unexpected surge, drawing comparisons to President Trump's 2016 victory....
23:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
10:17, 05/31/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “re...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
22:34, 08/14/2019

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on Wednesday....
22:00, 07/10/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum On February 14 CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does not increase its foothold in the Pacific, protecti...
09:34, 05/27/2019

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......
08:34, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
10:51, 05/25/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
14:17, 08/13/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential threat to the region.“[Australia] has been lagging ...
05:34, 05/22/2019

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Pacific leaders plead with Australia to drop plans to carry over emissions credits Nadi Bay declaration issues blunt warning: coral atoll nations could be uninhabitable as early as 2030Pacific leaders have called on Australia to abandon plans to use carry-over credits to meet Paris climate targets and to immediately stop new coalmining, warning some of their countries could be uni...
05:51, 07/31/2019

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements....
20:17, 04/28/2019

UK PM Johnson has spoken to Dutch, Australian leaders, more calls to come British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to Dutch and Australian prime ministers since taking office on Wednesday, his spokesman told reporters, adding that more calls with European leaders were planned....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Australian leaders make last poll pitch, mourn former PM Hawke Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor party's longest-serving prime minister likely to loom over the political scene in coming days....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Annual Air Passenger Traffic To Touch 100 Crore: Civil Aviation Minister Earlier this month, the Cabinet approved leasing out the Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports to the Adani group. All the six airports were won through bidding by the Adani group....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Assam Chief Minister Flags Off Annual Mela At Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple Devotees from across the world thronged the famous Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal hill in Assam's Guwahati to mark the beginning of the annual Ambabuchi Mela - one of the biggest religious......
06:51, 06/23/2019

Netflix vs Stan, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime: Australian streaming services compared UPDATE: Stan has raised the price of its Premium package, which will now set you back $17 a month – that's a $2 increase from the tier's original $15 monthly fee. Updated article below.Now that streaming media has become a mainstay in Australian homes, Aussies have plenty of options...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
06:34, 06/04/2019

Kaun Banega Minister?A Call From These Two Leaders Only Way To Confirm On Saturday, PM Modi had warned all lawmakers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to avoid falling for rumours and speculation, and also be wary of fake calls summoning them to Delhi,......
15:51, 05/29/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:34, 05/06/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Theresa May to Quit as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Brexit deal almost three years after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union....
12:00, 05/24/2019

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....
10:52, 07/06/2019

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....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
14:17, 07/23/2019

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....
22:00, 06/18/2019

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Tributes continued to pour in from world dignitaries for former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who died on Tuesday evening after a cardiac arrest....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
18:17, 07/12/2019

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

| 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....
19:17, 06/18/2019

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 ...
12:51, 06/06/2019

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....
14:51, 07/23/2019

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.        ...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas exports....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said Tuesday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as a counterbalance to Russia and China. (May 3)        ...
23:34, 05/03/2019

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....
21:34, 05/24/2019

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...
06:34, 05/24/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
15:51, 06/18/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary's far right-leaning prime minister on Monday was only the latest example of his engagement with strongmen....
00:51, 05/14/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:34, 05/10/2019

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....
01:00, 07/24/2019

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....
22:17, 05/30/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
04:00, 05/13/2019

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...
12:00, 06/22/2019

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....
20:34, 06/18/2019

Italy’s Interior Minister Leads Rally of European Nationalist Leaders (MILAN) — Italy’s anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week’s European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics. Salvini, the head of Italy’s right-wing Leagu...
00:17, 05/19/2019

"Cut Money Means Chief Minister": Opposition Leaders' Protest On "Scam" Lawmakers of Congress and CPM Monday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing "cut money scam" and demanded inquiry into the incident....
20:51, 06/24/2019

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum-security federal jails....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
00:34, 05/17/2019

"I Never Use Foul Language For A Prime Minister," Says Rajnath Singh Amid the ongoing political slugfest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he never used foul language for any of......
20:34, 05/11/2019

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....
17:34, 06/26/2019

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....
20:51, 07/21/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's superpower, according to former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark....
09:34, 05/03/2019

Britain's new prime minister should take up position on July 24: spokesman Britain's new prime minister should take up his position on the afternoon of July 24, a spokesman for Theresa May said on Tuesday, fleshing out a succession triggered by her resignation after failing to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament....
17:51, 06/25/2019

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....
18:17, 06/06/2019

Denmark's youngest prime minister to lead new government Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen said her minority government will rely on leftist parties for support. Their deal includes bold climate action and increases to welfare spending after years of austerity....
08:34, 06/26/2019

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated. A statement on Thursday by the prosecutor’s office said that Sellal is be...
15:17, 06/13/2019

The Latest: UK Tories narrow prime minister race to 3 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on choosing Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The contest to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to its final three candidates, with Environment Secretary Michael Gove and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt chasing front-runner Boris ...
16:17, 06/20/2019

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, 06/11/2019

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Preparing for a prime minister, PMIs and policymakers 1/ROAD TO NO. 10 Investors will wake on July 24 to a new British prime minister. Boris Johnson, the face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 Brexit referendum, is -- if betting markets are to be believed -- almost certain to capture the majority of Conservative Party members' votes and become the new ...
14:51, 07/19/2019

Britain’s next prime minister could make Brexit worse Theresa May spent two years trying to work out how Britain should leave the European Union, and it remains unclear whether any of the candidates vying to replace her have a real plan to deal with Brexit....
19:00, 06/11/2019

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...
16:34, 06/13/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:34, 07/19/2019

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....
23:00, 07/19/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek votes. "Where did that face go?" questioned the......
03:00, 05/16/2019

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...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday afternoon. After his left-win...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minister to reveal past drug use to circumvent negative headlines...
22:51, 06/08/2019

Denmark's prime minister calls election for June 5 Denmark will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday, starting a campaign likely to focus on cracks in the Nordic country's cherished welfare model....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Australia's 'larrikin' former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
11:34, 07/19/2019

Thai Former Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dead at 98 Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, has died at age 98....
10:34, 05/26/2019

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 ...
07:51, 06/03/2019

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....
13:00, 05/25/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely to take several weeks. The new Conservat...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory....
08:51, 05/20/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs....
13:00, 07/08/2019

+++ 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....
13:34, 07/24/2019

Trump says new British Prime Minister Johnson 'will be great' U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Boris Johnson, who was elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister of the United Kingdom earlier on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

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, 07/23/2019

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Thanks PM Modi For Help Over Easter Blasts Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for providing "all the help" in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed nearly......
22:51, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become Britain’s next prime minister, repeating a pledge to pull Britain out of the EU by Oct. 31—but the challenge he faces became quickly apparent....
00:00, 07/24/2019

No More Sex Between Ministers and Staff, Australia’s Prime Minister Declares Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the ban after a political scandal involving the deputy prime minister and a former staff member who is now pregnant....
18:00, 05/20/2019

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

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....
04:51, 06/01/2019

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....
16:17, 05/23/2019

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....
04:51, 06/01/2019

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....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson: First Commons statement as prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the Commons for the first time as prime minister says the UK could have the "greatest and most prosperous economy in Europe"....
22:17, 07/25/2019

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....
21:00, 07/08/2019

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?...
13:34, 07/24/2019

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK front pages that marked his anointment as successor to Theresa May....
05:34, 07/24/2019

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...
16:00, 07/18/2019

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 ...
09:51, 05/26/2019

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....
03:00, 05/26/2019

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....
19:34, 05/30/2019

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....
15:17, 06/03/2019

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...
20:51, 06/19/2019

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...
15:34, 07/24/2019

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...
18:17, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Trump meets Japan’s new emperor, prime minister TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 10:20 a.m. After his visit with Japan’s new emperor, President Donald Trump is at Tokyo’s official state guest house meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Trump, Abe and their respectiv...
04:17, 05/27/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May To Quit On Friday: Report Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still......
11:00, 05/23/2019

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

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...
23:00, 07/24/2019

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O’Neill last week. Local media reported that the PNG parliament voted overwhelmingly for Marape on Thursda...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail Plenty of politicians end up with figurative egg on their face, but Australia's prime minister on Tuesday got an actual egg to his head during a protest that also resulted in a 70-year-old woman being knocked over. ...
21:51, 05/07/2019

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....
23:51, 06/22/2019

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss Greek Prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party, Syriza, at Sunday’s European elections...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Thailand’s Influential Ex-Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Has Died at 98 (BANGKOK) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, died Sunday at age 98. A statement from the palace said Prem died of heart failure at Bangkok’s Phra M...
09:34, 05/27/2019

Denmark's youngest prime minister leads new leftist government Mette Frederiksen’s Social Democratic party forms minority governmentDenmark has became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after the Social Democratic party leader, Mette Frederiksen, finalised terms for a one-party minority government. Aged 41, she becomes the country’s...
04:51, 06/26/2019

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....
16:51, 05/26/2019

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....
19:34, 06/26/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation on Sunday after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defections from the ruling party....
07:51, 05/26/2019

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...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Watch: Ladakh MP, Praised By Prime Minister, Dances On Independence Day Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the BJP MP from Ladakh who spoke out in support of the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, celebrated 73rd Independence Day with a short dance that......
11:34, 08/15/2019

A prime minister in campaigning mode: hi-vis Johnson heads north Plans for an early vote are strongly denied but yesterday’s visit to Manchester was eerily reminiscent of May’s 2017 election launchThere was a sense of deja vu in Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum on Saturday. At a podium stood Boris Johnson, a campaigning Conservative prime minister, promis...
01:17, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
15:34, 05/25/2019

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...
02:00, 06/24/2019

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...
16:00, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson chairs first cabinet as prime minister – video Britain's newly appointed PM, Boris Johnson, has chaired cabinet for the first time after a ruthless reshuffle. He told the cabinet it was 'wonderful to see this new team assembled here', which respects the 'depth and breadth of talent in our extraordinary party'. Johnson has reiterated his commitme...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May announced Friday morning that she would be stepping down, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw Britain from the European Union....
12:51, 05/24/2019

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....
18:51, 05/23/2019

Thai junta leader voted in as prime minister after election Thailand's new parliament voted in ruling military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he overthrew an elected government....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Arrives In Varanasi To Thank Voters Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi today to thank the people for reposing their faith in him. Amit Shah will be accompanying him....
07:00, 05/27/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a chorus of calls Wednesday to rip up her tattered Brexit blueprint and call an end to her embattled premiership after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers. May received a...
16:00, 05/22/2019

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

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy....
11:17, 07/20/2019

Who killed the prime minister? The unsolved murder that still haunts Sweden Three decades ago, Olof Palme was assassinated on Stockholm’s busiest street. The killer has never been found. Could the discovery of new evidence finally close the case? By Imogen West-KnightsOn the last night of February 1986, the Swedish prime minister Olof Palme and his wife, Lisbet, were stroll...
13:51, 05/16/2019

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....
11:17, 07/23/2019

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:34, 06/04/2019

Gaddafi's prime minister to be released for medical care abroad The man who served as Libya's prime minister for the final five years of dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s rule will be released on Saturday to receive medical treatment abroad, Libya’s justice ministry said in a statement....
19:34, 07/20/2019

The Latest: French prime minister calls for global peace Concluding D-Day celebrations at Juno beach, with birds singing in the background, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has made a plea for global peace and understanding...
06:00, 06/07/2019

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....
03:17, 07/21/2019

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."...
05:34, 07/21/2019

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....
21:51, 06/04/2019

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....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Incoming prime minister poses a Brexit puzzle for Brussels Officials unsure of next Tory leader’s true views on EU or whether MPs will back themWhile Westminster has been gripped by the Conservative leadership race, Brussels has been on a Brexit break.That respite will soon be over. And despite rumours of Brussels compromises in the works, the EU has no off...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’t make much sense to Americans. People are talking about Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a place called Engadine, pants filled with shit, and something ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

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....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of Parliament Wednesday night....
06:51, 06/06/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights PM Modi's first ever press conference: Flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah said, "It's a matter of joy for us that the PM is here."...
13:34, 05/17/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain’s Brexit impasse. But she agreed to give a timetable next month for he...
14:17, 05/17/2019

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....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Britain's new leader: Brexiteer Boris Johnson to be 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 leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

Australia prime minister joins transgender policy backlash Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday....
11:00, 08/09/2019

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....
02:00, 07/18/2019

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....
07:51, 06/11/2019

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...
17:00, 06/12/2019

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.        ...
21:51, 05/21/2019

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 ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

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....
15:00, 05/31/2019

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

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, 07/23/2019

Thai junta chief proclaimed second-time prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s junta leader has been officially proclaimed prime minister after the king endorsed Parliament’s vote to allow him to keep the position. Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha knelt to a portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn during a ceremony at his government office Tuesday to a...
13:00, 06/11/2019

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...
05:34, 06/01/2019

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....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re going to have a great relationship,” Trump said from ...
21:34, 07/19/2019

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....
22:51, 07/19/2019

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, 07/23/2019

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....
13:51, 07/23/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was asked by reporters during an event in Dublin on Thursday what he would say to people planning protests d...
16:17, 05/17/2019

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....
04:00, 07/09/2019

New Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis takes over, Tsipras bows out Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the crisis-hit nation....
14:34, 07/08/2019

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

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have been sent more than one voting paper. About 160,000 members of the governing party are choosing Brit...
15:34, 07/06/2019

"We Have Dismantled The Prime Minister," Rahul Gandhi Tells NDTV The idea that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a crusader against corruption has been destroyed, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said today in an interview to NDTV, his first to any television channel......
17:00, 05/02/2019

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....
08:34, 07/08/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potentially pushing it past that country’s elections in July, three officials briefed on the talks tell TIME. Trump has said repeatedly that he values...
17:34, 05/01/2019

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....
00:34, 07/09/2019

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....
15:34, 07/09/2019

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....
21:00, 07/07/2019

Brazil to send prison gang leaders to federal jails after massacre: justice minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum security federal jails....
22:51, 05/28/2019

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....
17:34, 07/24/2019

‘You’ve Done a Good Job and You’ve Kept Your Country Safe.’ Trump Meets Hungary’s Far-Right Prime Minister WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary’s far right-leaning prime minister on Monday was only the latest example of his engagement with strongmen. ...
03:51, 05/14/2019

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...
01:00, 05/23/2019

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, 06/22/2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Does ‘Not Understand’ U.S. Resistance to Gun Control New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that she does “not understand” why the United States has failed to change its gun laws in the aftermath of mass shootings. Speaking with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday, Ardern noted that even though her county has a strong huntin...
01:34, 05/15/2019

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....
12:34, 07/22/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one of the shortest tenures as prime minister in the 118-year history of the Australian federation....
08:34, 05/18/2019

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....
16:17, 06/04/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets more time to form new government Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two week extension to form a new governing coalition after Netanyahu had requested more time, citing the Jewish holiday of Passover and the recent violence near the Gaza border....
23:34, 05/13/2019

I was Boris Johnson’s boss: he is utterly unfit to be prime minister | Max Hastings The Tory party is about to foist a tasteless joke upon the British people. He cares for nothing but his own fame and gratificationSix years ago, the Cambridge historian Christopher Clark published a study of the outbreak of the first world war, titled The Sleepwalkers. Though Clark is a fine scholar...
19:17, 06/24/2019

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

KCR's Push For Deputy Prime Minister? Inside Details Of Meet With Stalin K Chandrashekar Rao, who has been meeting with various political leaders ahead of the national election results, could be angling for a big role in the next government, but not necessarily the top......
18:17, 05/13/2019

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....
18:17, 07/23/2019

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
11:34, 06/01/2019

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....
22:34, 07/07/2019

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...
13:00, 05/23/2019

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...
10:17, 07/07/2019

Denmark's prime minister apologizes to children abused during post-WWII era Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has formally apologized to abused care home victims, saying it was one of the country's darkest chapters. For 14 years, victims sought an apology from Denmark for state negligence....
19:52, 08/13/2019

Spain's Sanchez says failed to strike deal that would confirm him as prime minister Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez admitted defeat in Thursday's bid to be confirmed as Spain's prime minister, telling lawmakers that his party and far-left Unidas Podemos party had failed to clinch a deal....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into political turmoil and forcing Israelis to return t...
20:51, 05/31/2019

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...
04:00, 07/11/2019

‘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....
12:51, 06/06/2019

Haiti prime minister Lapin offered resignation: local media Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste reported on Monday that the country's Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin had offered his resignation to President Jovenel Moïse....
22:00, 07/22/2019

New Zealand girl sends $5 to prime minister hoping to train dragons An unburnt New Zealand girl named Victoria hopes to be the queen of dragons and protector of her realm. The 11-year-old sent a letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern inquiring about the government’s dragon training and telekinesis programs, her brother said on Reddit. She tried to convince the prim...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison Set to Form Majority Government (SYDNEY) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory. The coalition was returned to power i...
12:17, 05/20/2019

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....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? - podcast Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street this afternoon as Britain’s new prime minister. But Britain is still hurtling to the Brexit deadline of 31 October – with parliament rising this week for its summer recess. Rowena Mason and Daniel Boffey map out the coming months as Johnson’s plan comes into c...
06:51, 07/24/2019

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......
05:51, 07/25/2019

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

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Australia's Prime Minister Holds Onto Power, Defying Election Predictions The center-right government of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison held on to power Saturday after a surprise surge in national elections that left some pundits making comparisons to President......
08:00, 05/20/2019

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...
16:17, 06/20/2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring the government down with him....
01:00, 06/04/2019

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, 07/19/2019

Facebook Dream Hire, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, Has Made a Bad Start The forthcoming European parliamentary election was meant to be Facebook's big chance to please a constituency that trashes it on a regular basis: Politicians....
03:51, 05/10/2019

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...
14:00, 05/24/2019

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....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, according to social media, as the UN looks on....
03:00, 07/23/2019

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....
23:34, 07/09/2019

CORRECTED-Papua New Guinea parliament meets to elect new prime minister Papua New Guinea's parliament is set to convene in Port Moresby on Thursday to elect a new prime minister after outgoing leader Peter O'Neill resigned following weeks of political turmoil sparked by natural resources deals....
03:34, 05/30/2019

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....
11:00, 06/21/2019

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....
01:00, 06/21/2019

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 ...
05:34, 07/25/2019

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
17:00, 07/24/2019

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...
18:34, 06/20/2019

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....
01:34, 07/15/2019

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....
02:00, 06/24/2019

Thai Prime Minister Orders Investigation Into Bangkok Blasts That Injured Four People (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on Friday ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific cou...
10:51, 08/02/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream Many cultures have native words for unique experiences. In Spain, families and friends sitting around after finishing a meal are having a sobremesa. Germans enjoying the solitude of being alone in the woods experience Waldeinsamkeit. In Iceland one such word is isbiltur, which describes a road trip ...
14:51, 07/25/2019

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...
22:34, 06/23/2019

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....
00:00, 05/31/2019

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....
22:00, 07/23/2019

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...
16:51, 07/12/2019

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 ...
00:51, 05/24/2019

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to calm tensions: prime minister Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/21/2019

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....
22:00, 05/23/2019

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, 07/20/2019

Trump to meet Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán – live Viktor Orbán was snubbed by the Obama administration, which accused him of weakening democracy, and is known for his anti-migration rhetoricSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.39pm BST Meanwhile, in business land, the Trump vs China #tariffwar has sent the Dow Jones industrial ave...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Italy's prime minister threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has threatened to quit on Monday, saying his fractious coalition needed to swiftly decide whether they want to go to early elections or carry on governing....
20:17, 06/03/2019

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....
18:17, 08/19/2019

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...
18:34, 06/16/2019

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......
00:34, 06/06/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Is the Youngest Ever After Left-Wing Parties Form Government Denmark’s new prime minister is the youngest in the country’s history. Mette Frederiksen, 41, was able to form a left-wing coalition government led by her Social Democrat party after three weeks of negotiations. “Now we have reached the goal … we have shown that when Danes v...
15:51, 06/26/2019

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....
14:51, 07/23/2019

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.        ...
14:34, 07/23/2019

No one from Prime Minister’s Office tried to help SNC-Lavalin duck campaign-finance charges: commissioner On the SNC-Lavalin matter, the elections commissioner said no minister, political staffer or public servant tried to "influence or interfere" in any of his decisions "that did not directly involve them as the subject of the investigation."...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Billionaire Czech prime minister's business ties fuel corruption scandal It's the Czech Republic's largest protest since 1989. Some 250,000 people have taken to the street calling for Andrej Babis to resign amid a corruption scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire....
19:17, 06/25/2019

Spanish Prime Minister insists Socialist party must lead any new government in Madrid Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told CNBC that a government led by his Socialists Workers' Party remains the only option for a future political coalition in Madrid....
20:51, 06/24/2019

Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffered a recession in nearly 28 years....
19:17, 05/18/2019

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 ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

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....
12:51, 06/06/2019

Narendra Modi to Begin Second Term as India’s Prime Minister in Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Why the Swedish Prime Minister Can’t Release A$AP Rocky on Bail – No Matter What President Trump Says The arrest of A$AP Rocky in Sweden has led many high-profile Americans––including President Donald Trump––to call on the Swedish prime minister to release the New York-born rapper on bail while he awaits trial. But the political pressure to #FreeRocky will never work on Prime...
22:52, 07/26/2019

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...
21:51, 07/22/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Joins New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate Change Trip (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the same time as things are getting worse for those feeling the effects. Guterres made the comments after arriving in New Zealand, where he spok...
18:17, 05/12/2019

Report Finds Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Violated Conflict of Interest Law (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the nation’s conflict of interest law by pressuring his former attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. settle corruption charges out of court, Canada’s ethics watchdog ruled. Since the Montreal-based engineering firm would h...
01:34, 08/15/2019

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"....
09:51, 06/09/2019

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...
02:34, 07/16/2019

Trump 'very disappointed' in Swedish Prime Minister over A$AP Rocky case: 'Treat Americans fairly' President Trump tweeted his disappointment in Sweden's prime minister Thursday after news broke that American rapper A$AP Rocky is being charged with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month....
04:17, 07/26/2019

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 ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

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.        ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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 ...
12:34, 07/08/2019

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...
17:00, 06/11/2019

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...
18:17, 06/13/2019

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Is Engaged to Longtime Partner Clarke Gayford New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern got engaged to her longtime partner Clarke Gayford over Easter weekend, reports the Associated Press. A spokesman said the pair got engaged in the beach town of Mahia on the country’s North Island but declined to give further comments, after re...
09:51, 05/03/2019

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. In a leadership contest where the initial voters are his parliament...
20:00, 06/10/2019

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.   ....
20:51, 06/18/2019

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....
19:51, 07/06/2019

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...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three....
16:17, 06/20/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi Defends Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions in an Independence Day speech Thursday, as about 4 million Kashmiris stayed indoors for the 11th d...
13:34, 08/15/2019

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson launches campaign to be next prime minister – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-dealBoris Johnson ‘has nothing to hide’, says Liz TrussLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit 11.33am BST Johnson says he will take...
12:51, 06/12/2019

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....
09:17, 06/23/2019

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by the end of this month. The development thrusts immigration policy into the spotlight as Danes prepar...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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....
11:17, 06/23/2019

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...
20:51, 07/20/2019

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.        ...
11:34, 07/22/2019

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.”...
19:17, 06/01/2019

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

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’...
13:34, 06/06/2019

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...
18:51, 07/17/2019

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....
04:51, 08/19/2019

‘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”...
16:17, 08/19/2019

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....
12:51, 06/06/2019

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...
07:17, 06/06/2019

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...
16:17, 07/23/2019

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....
11:51, 07/24/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a new push next month to get Parliament’s backing for a Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a new push next month to get Parliament’s backing for a Brexit deal....
22:51, 05/14/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosure of information from a meeting of the National Security Council," Downing Street said in a statement....
20:00, 05/01/2019

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

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...
00:51, 07/08/2019

‘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...
07:34, 08/09/2019

Front-runners Simonyte, Nauseda to meet in Lithuania presidential runoff, prime minister to resign Pre-election favorites Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda will face off in the second round of Lithuania's presidential election, as Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis conceded defeat in Sunday's vote and said he would resign his post....
03:00, 05/13/2019

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 Leadership challenger Boris Johnson says: "We will leave the EU on October...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
16:34, 06/12/2019

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.        ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

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....
05:17, 08/13/2019

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated....
15:17, 06/13/2019

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....
13:34, 05/23/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says the army brigadier accused of plotting a failed coup has been killed by security forces. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says the army brigadier accused of plotting a failed coup has been killed by security forces....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Conservative rebels agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn to discuss installing him as prime minister to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Anti-Brexit Conservative members of parliament have welcomed discussions with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over his plan to oust Boris Johnson, take over as caretaker prime minister, and delay Brexit. Dominic Grieve, Ken Clarke, Caroline Spelman and Nick Boles all wrote to the Labour leader ag...
15:00, 08/16/2019

G7 finance leaders voice skepticism over Libra: Japan finance minister Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that various voices of skepticism over Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency surfaced at a gathering of Group of Seven (G7) finance leaders....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count....
07:17, 05/23/2019

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt news 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....
12:17, 07/22/2019

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....
07:17, 08/18/2019

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...
01:51, 07/25/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Matt Hancock promises 'fresh start' for the country in bid to be next Prime Minister Matt Hancock is promising to offer the "fresh start" the country needs as the Health Secretary launches his campaign to become the next Prime Minister....
23:34, 06/09/2019

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....
04:17, 05/27/2019

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....
01:51, 07/25/2019

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....
03:51, 05/22/2019

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....
22:00, 07/17/2019

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.'        ...
21:17, 05/24/2019

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....
01:00, 07/04/2019

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....
03:17, 06/27/2019

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....
03:51, 08/19/2019

Morrissey says Nigel Farage would 'make a good prime minister' as he voices support for right-wing group For Britain Morrissey has voiced his support for the right-wing political group For Britain, said Nigel Farage would "make a good prime minister" and claimed "everyone prefers their own race"....
21:17, 06/25/2019

'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....
18:17, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson secretly pursuing 'dangerous no-deal Brexit' says Nicola Sturgeon on Prime Minister's first visit to Scotland Nicola Sturgeon believes Boris Johnson is secretly pursuing a "dangerous" no-deal Brexit, the SNP leader said after her first meeting with the new Prime Minister....
02:17, 07/30/2019

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" independant probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prime minister....
08:34, 07/02/2019

'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....
10:51, 08/19/2019

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.”        ...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: All the Whole Foods Market Prime Day member deals in one place Amazon is bring Prime Day back to Whole Foods Market stores for the second year and offering a $10 online credit when you spend $10 in stores.       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

10 cool beauty and skin-care launches only Prime members can get their hands on before Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening July 15-16 and will last 48 hours this year. To up the ante of the event, Amazon has launched a ton of brand-new products exclusive to Prime members for a limited time. They're called Prime Day Launches, and they've never been seen before. Below, you'll find some ...
04:17, 07/04/2019

The best early Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals Prime members can get right now Amazon Although Amazon Prime Day 2019 isn't until July 15 and 16, Amazon has already released a handful of deals to get you excited for the big annual deals event. These deals are live right now and available through Prime Day, which ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 16. The standout early deals are ...
03:00, 07/16/2019

The best Prime Day 2019 deals that Amazon UK Prime members can get right now Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 haa deals on more than 1 million products. This year, Prime Day runs for a full 48 hours, starting on 15 July and ending on 16 July. Below, we've rounded up all the best deals on Amazon UK for Prime Day 2019 across all categories. We'll be updat...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon Prime Day in Australia: What to expect during Prime Day 2019 While Amazon Prime Day is now a well-established annual bargain-hunting phenomenon in overseas markets, Australia has had just the one so far. That’s because Amazon entered the Australian e-commerce market late, arriving Down Under in December 2017 to an underwhelming response.Despite that, A...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Prime Day 2019: Best Amazon Prime Day deals under $20 Amazon Fire TV Stick, Just Dance 2019, and Crest 3D Whitestrips are just a few of the Amazon Prime Day deals you can score for less than $20.       ...
22:00, 07/16/2019

How to sign up for Amazon Prime before Prime Day 2019 Digital Black Friday is nearly upon us. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight Monday, July 15. The two-day discount event is open exclusively to Prime Members in certain markets — including the United States, UK, Spain, Si...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Are people canceling Amazon Prime following Prime Day? As Amazon's Prime Day sales were heating up, search traffic was also up for terms like “boycott Amazon” and “cancel Prime.”       ...
02:17, 07/18/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it for Prime Day alone? Amazon Prime Day is July 15 and 16. To shop on the big summer sales holiday, you need to be a member of Amazon Prime.       ...
16:34, 07/12/2019

At Poverty Forum, Joe Biden Says He Can Win in the South Mr. Biden said he planned on taking North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from President Trump in 2020. He also defended his approach to working with Republicans....
00:34, 06/18/2019

What the 2020 Democrats Said About Trump and Race at the N.A.A.C.P. Forum The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
23:34, 07/24/2019

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Forum Because of Threats The subreddit The_Donald was “quarantined” after users posted threats of violence against police officers and politicians in Oregon, administrators said....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Fortnite Pro-Am brings 'Showtime' back to The Forum "Showtime" returned to The Forum this weekend as Fortnite pros, along with sports and entertainment celebrities, flocked to the Fortnite Summer Block Party....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Where's Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris' Microphone at Forum A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
11:34, 08/05/2019

Owner of forum used by white supremacists summoned to Congress The owner of an online message board used by far-right extremists and white supremacists has been summoned to testify to the US Congress after the forum was linked to a mass shooting in Texas....
14:00, 08/07/2019

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
12:34, 05/28/2019

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:17, 05/28/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren ‘should apologize’ at Native American forum: activist Liberal presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to take part in a candidate forum Monday in Iowa on issues affecting Native Americans, and participants say it will be hard to ignore the Massachusetts Democrat’s questionable claims of having tribal ancestry. “It’s going to be awkward for ...
11:17, 08/18/2019

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials hosted the Miami forum Friday for candidates...
19:00, 06/21/2019

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, an issue already roiling the packed filed of White House hopefuls. Saturday’s event is happeni...
18:00, 06/22/2019

U.S., Bahrain to Host Economic Forum in Mideast Peace Push The Trump administration is inviting government officials and business leaders from the Middle East and Europe to Bahrain next month to discuss economic aspects of its plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians....
04:17, 05/20/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
15:34, 06/13/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization....
01:17, 06/25/2019

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena. There will be tough competition to win over Lati...
19:51, 05/31/2019

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be protected”....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Eastern Kentucky University President To Serve On NCAA Forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the conference’s presidents. His term begins Sept. 1. T...
12:51, 06/06/2019

‘Evil’ suicide forum encouraged woman to kill herself, relatives say A young Pennsylvania woman with severe depression and anxiety killed herself after allegedly getting detailed instructions on a site that bills itself as a “pro-choice” suicide forum. Shawn Shatto, 25, was found dead on May 22 in her family’s Newberry Township home by her mother, who thought her dau...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Hackers turn tables on account hijackers by stealing forum data Online account hijackers received a taste of ironic punishment this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that hackers stole the database from the popular hijacker forum OGusers on May 12th, obtaining email addresses, hashed passwords, IP addresses and......
02:17, 05/20/2019

Founder of 8chan wishes he could 'uncreate' forum popular with white supremacists Brennan no longer has control of 8chan, which has been run by Jim Watkins, a U.S. Army veteran, out of the Philippines since 2015, but said he now feels that he must speak out about what it has become....
20:00, 08/06/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
17:17, 06/12/2019

Two fake bombs found near Bangkok forum of world powers: police Thai police said they found two fake bombs on Thursday near the venue of a regional security meeting in Bangkok of world powers and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) grouping....
17:17, 08/01/2019

El Paso Murder Spree Renews Spotlight on 8chan Online Forum The suspect in the Walmart rampage in El Paso allegedly posted a hate-filled manifesto on 8chan, the same fringe online message board used this year by the suspect in the New Zealand mosque massacre....
22:00, 08/05/2019

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
18:17, 06/12/2019

World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told delegates attending the International Economic Forum, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on Thursday....
04:34, 06/07/2019

Democratic presidential candidates seek union support at workers' forum Six Democratic presidential hopefuls declared their support for American workers and a $15 federal minimum wage on Saturday as they seek the backing of labor unions in their battle to become the candidate to take on Republican President Donald Trump next year....
18:34, 04/28/2019

"Not The Forum To Discuss": Rahul Gandhi Rejects Party Appeal To Stay On Congress's Rahul Gandhi reiterated his decision to quit the party chief's post, rejecting yet another appeal by the lawmakers to stay on. "This is the not the forum to discuss the issue," he told the......
13:00, 06/26/2019

Tej Pratap Yadav Announces New Forum For "Change-Makers", Launch Tomorrow Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, is all set to launch a forum for change-makers three months after he launched a political outfit named after his parents....
10:34, 06/27/2019

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren Apologizes at Native American Forum: ‘I Have Listened and I Have Learned’ The forum in Iowa gave Ms. Warren a chance to showcase her plans to help Native communities — and to address the lingering controversy over her past claims of ancestry....
18:17, 08/19/2019

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import role that science plays in achieving the Sustainab...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Democratic candidates face off at Poor People's Campaign Forum – live Ten presidential hopefuls to square off while speculation surrounds Sarah Sanders’ replacement as White House press secretarySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.34pm BST That clip we mentioned of Trump scolding Mick Mulvaney? Here it is. Wait for roughly the 20 second mark. Just ...
15:51, 06/17/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
04:51, 08/11/2019

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue moving forward....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
14:34, 06/18/2019

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for Development on Monday, during what he called “a c...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Belt and Road forum: China's 'project of the century' hits tough times Raft of countries including Turkey have refused to attend latest summit amid growing concern about debt diplomacy As China fetes its Belt and Road initiative at a summit this week, Chinese officials will be working hard to defend the flagship project from growing international criticism.The three-da...
14:09, 05/01/2019

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democratic Party primary....
08:34, 06/18/2019

US-India Forum To Honour Wipro's Azim Premji, Mastercard's Ajay Banga Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Mastercard Chief Executive Officer Ajay Banga would be honoured with the global excellence award for their contribution to strengthening economic ties between the US and......
16:51, 07/03/2019

Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New Yo...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibilit...
22:51, 07/12/2019

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
10:34, 07/01/2019

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at national, as well as global levels....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
01:51, 07/20/2019

US cybersecurity firm Cloudflare terminates service for online forum after El Paso shooting Cloudflare said it was ending its service to online message board 8chan after the suspected terrorist gunman in El Paso — who killed at least 20 people on Sunday — appeared to have been inspired by the forum....
16:00, 08/05/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 8 CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18TH annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Florida on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, on the role of cultural dialogue ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
03:00, 07/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time......
04:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 10 CHICAGO, IL – February 6, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 16th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time....
08:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum On Tuesday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Boca Raton, Florida ...
10:34, 05/02/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
19:51, 07/06/2019

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
08:17, 07/31/2019

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, speaking in Beijing, China....
19:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Friday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida on Friday, February 10, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. (Logo: http...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday, kicking off its eighth Annual Youth Forum. ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum Friday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will present at the Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, Florida, on Friday, February 11, at 10:15 a.m...
07:34, 05/03/2019

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
01:17, 07/19/2019

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed like the same Russian government-linked group that interfered in the 2016 election. “That should not be the first time the Intelli...
08:00, 07/22/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Credit Suisse 2019 Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 12 CHICAGO – February 6, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 2019 Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
09:34, 05/02/2019

El Paso shooting: 8chan offline after internet company Cloudflare pulls support for 'cesspool of hate' online forum Controversial online forum 8chan is offline after internet services company Cloudflare pulled its support for the site in the wake of the horrific El Paso mass shooting that left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured....
16:00, 08/05/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least two seasons, IGN reported....
02:51, 07/05/2019

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in the region....
04:34, 05/29/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new, October issue....
15:00, 05/01/2019

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds were down to 30 mph...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
05:34, 06/29/2019

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington ...
17:17, 05/25/2019

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Hurricane Barbara is weakening far out in Pacific Ocean Hurricane Barbara is losing strength over opens waters far from land in the Pacific, with its maximum sustained winds dipping to 130 mph (215 kph) from a peak of 155 mph (250 kph)...
06:17, 07/04/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
20:51, 07/01/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
19:51, 07/09/2019

The best credit cards with no annual fee of 2019 The best credit cards with no annual fee can earn you rewards, sign-up bonuses, and cash back without costing any extra money on your part.       ...
20:51, 06/26/2019

GM goes virtual with 2019 annual meeting GM will host its 2019 annual shareholders meeting on June 4 via a live video webcast. Shareholders will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person....
22:34, 04/29/2019

Weigh-in for annual NYC hot dog eating contest Eleven-time men's champion Joey Chestnut and and five time women's champion, Miki Sudo weighed-in for the annual Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest. (July 3)        ...
23:00, 07/03/2019

BMW Wants You to Pay an Annual Fee to Access Apple CarPlay From the 2019 model year onward any new BMW sold will require the owner to pay an $80 annual fee in order to connect their Apple iTelephone device to their premium luxury automobile. Where most automakers include the connectivity in most products, occasionally reserved for higher trim models, BMW wi...
03:51, 07/24/2019

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that’s right. Free games. If you're an ...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
05:51, 06/01/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land. Hurricane Alvin was located about 450 miles (725 kilometers) southwest off Manzanillo, Mexico, on Wednesday ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
09:00, 07/05/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan's international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Tropical storm strengthens in Pacific, but no threat to land MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Alvin has been gaining strength in the Eastern Pacific far off the coast of Mexico, though it’s no threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds have grown to 60 mph (95 kph) and could strengthen further. It was ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
21:34, 05/27/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)        ...
02:51, 07/12/2019

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet up. Cathay Pacific passengers can expect informati...
11:00, 08/06/2019