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Race for UK Prime Minister job takes surreal turn as TV host gets into spat with candidate

The race to become Britain's next Prime Minister has taken a turn for the surreal, as a popular TV presenter best known for interviewing minor celebrities and dispensing lifestyle advice became involved in a public spat with one o...

Race for UK Prime Minister job takes surreal turn as TV host gets into spat with candidate

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UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
05:00, 05/26/2019

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....
15:00, 05/12/2019

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 ...
21:48, 07/06/2019

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 presi...
12:16, 07/22/2019

Who are the UK Tories in the race to be prime minister? The contest to be Britain’s next prime minister down to seven from 10 candidates; Boris Johnson takes commanding lead in first-round voting by Conservative Party legislators....
07:32, 06/13/2019

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....
17:32, 06/18/2019

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

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
04:32, 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 co...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Two Takes on Justin Trudeau’s Time as Prime Minister Ahead of the election, Ian Austen reviews two books by Canadian journalists offering different views of Justin Trudeau’s four years as prime minister....
03:32, 08/24/2019

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 form...
12:32, 06/19/2019

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....
16:00, 07/08/2019

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.        ...
14:16, 06/19/2019

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....
16:32, 06/20/2019

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....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May. Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and create new opportunities. He says “first an...
11:00, 05/27/2019

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....
08:00, 06/04/2019

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...
10:00, 06/20/2019

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....
11:00, 07/24/2019

‘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 c...
17:32, 06/10/2019

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 c...
08:48, 06/11/2019

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...
04:32, 07/23/2019

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....
01:32, 07/22/2019

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary cha...
22:32, 07/11/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
07:32, 06/07/2019

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......
20:00, 05/31/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence...
22:00, 09/08/2019

Bowyer and Jones in post-race spat over "dumb" NASCAR Kansas move Clint Bowyer was involved in a post-race spat with Erik Jones after the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series round over a "dumb" move that Bowyer felt cost him second place...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Czech government spat over minister drags on, president to decide on post in August Czech President Milos Zeman will decide in August on whether to accept the Social Democrats' preferred pick for culture minister, a personnel move at the heart of a dispute rattling the ruling coalition....
13:00, 07/24/2019

Pose, but Make It Presidential: Actress-Activist Angelica Ross to Host a Democratic Candidate Forum on LGBTQ+ Issues We fell in love with Angelica Ross as the always-ready-with-a-clapback “Candy” on FX’s Pose, but it’ll be the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who will soon get a taste of the actress and activist’s charm and wit. This Friday, Sept. 20, Ross w...
14:17, 09/17/2019

Third Party Candidate Enters Gubernatorial Race FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Libertarian candidate is entering the race to become Kentucky’s next governor. According to the Kentucky Secretary of State, John Hicks has filed for governor and will appear on the November ballot. His running ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
13:00, 05/21/2019

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
08:16, 06/21/2019

| IOC reforms Olympic host city race The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers"....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Former Brazil presidential candidate convicted of fraud in earlier race A Sao Paulo state court convicted Fernando Haddad, who was the runner-up in Brazil's presidential elections last year, of mismanaging campaign accounts when he ran for mayor of Sao Paulo six years earlier....
18:00, 08/20/2019

Spanish GP circuit has not yet agreed to host race in 2020 The Spanish Grand Prix circuit owners say no deal has yet been reached to host a Formula One race next year        ...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Gov. Cuomo warns low turnout allows AOC's chosen candidate to win District Attorney race New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned on Monday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., chosen candidate for District Attorney could win Tuesday's election if Democratic voters failed to turn out -- a problem he said led to the freshman congres...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdogan's ruling party, who'd called for the controversial redo of the vote....
10:00, 06/23/2019

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán concedes defeat in Queens DA race Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán conceded defeat Tuesday night — six weeks after the Democratic primary election that pitted her against the establishment-backed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
01:48, 08/07/2019

BH90210 Takes an Unexpected Dark Turn Just when we thought we knew what was going on with this show, we found out we sure didn't. The second episode of BH90210 found the former castmates reuniting first for a court date......
06:00, 08/15/2019

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms...
07:16, 06/09/2019

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
06:32, 06/06/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Is BJP's Rajya Sabha Candidate From Gujarat The BJP on Mondayfielded External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and party leader JM Thakor as its nominees for the by-elections to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. The move came hours after Dr......
18:32, 06/24/2019

Japan's Yokohama says to join race to host newly legalised casino Yokohama, Japan's second-largest city, raised its hand on Thursday to host a casino resort, a newly legalised industry the government hopes will stimulate the economy and tourism....
23:00, 08/21/2019

Madras Motor Race Track Plans To Host Night Races In what will be a big step towards motorsport in India, the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) is planning to host night races. A recent report quotes Vicky Chandhok, MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car......
10:32, 07/23/2019

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host the world's richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday....
19:16, 08/07/2019

Formula One In Talks With Saudi Arabia To Host A Race As Early As 2021 It looks like Formula One might potentially have a new Grand Prix venue sometime soon. Saudi Arabia has been added to the lineup of prospective countries keen to host a race as early as 2021—and teams have already been asked for their opinion on the ...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei by more than seven percentage points....
21:32, 06/16/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook a...
13:32, 08/27/2019

NY comedy queen takes serious turn with new film ‘Ask for Jane’ New York comedy queen Caroline Hirsch has produced a film that is nothing to laugh about. The woman famed for spotting talent from Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart to Dave Chapelle and Michele Wolf has co-produced “Ask for Jane,” which tell...
15:48, 05/17/2019

After 21 Consecutive Top-Five Finishes, First-Turn Crash Takes Out Max Verstappen Max Verstappen is one of the most competent, consistent drivers in the world. Despite a constantly changing field and tons of challenges, Verstappen has pulled out 21 straight top-five finishes. 30 seconds into the Belgian Grand Prix, it became clear...
10:00, 09/01/2019

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán declares victory in tightly contested Queens DA race Insurgent lefty candidate Tiffany Cabán declared victory over establishment favorite Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney Tuesday night in a tight race. Cabán, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s preferred pick for the office, garnered 39.5% of the vote ...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Democratic debates: Apple News enters presidential race with 2020 candidate guides Apple News is creating curated candidate guides for the 20 hopefuls who will be taking the Democratic debate stage. Content comes from media partners.       ...
05:16, 06/26/2019

Democratic debates 2019: Apple News enters presidential race with candidate guides Apple News is creating curated candidate guides for the 20 hopefuls who will be taking the Democratic debate stage. Content comes from media partners.       ...
12:48, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's Yokohama says to join race to host newly legalised casino Yokohama, Japan's second-largest city, raised its hand on Thursday to host a casino resort, a newly legalised industry the government hopes will stimulate the economy and tourism....
23:00, 08/21/2019

8 countries stay in FIFA race to host 2023 Women's World Cup Eight countries have stayed in the bidding contest to host the first 32-team Women's World Cup in 2023, with Belgium and Bolivia dropping out       ...
09:48, 09/03/2019

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
11:32, 06/23/2019

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the votes.  ...
12:32, 06/23/2019

Bears’ hilarious kicking saga takes another turn with Eddy Pineiro If it seems impossible, believe it. The Bears’ kicking situation has only gotten more hilarious since cutting Cody Parkey. As soon as this NFL offseason began, Chicago rid itself of the kicker who double-doinked a 43-yard field goal in an NFC w...
15:00, 05/06/2019

CNN host Don Lemon takes Jemele Hill inside his decision to call Trump ‘racist’ on air CNN anchor Don Lemon and former ESPN personality Jemele Hill both think President Trump is racist, so they got together to dish on the decision to call the president “a racist” live on CNN....
09:00, 05/14/2019

The queens turn illusions on a magical, but surprisingly rough RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 is full of entertaining, talented queens. With such a large class, however, it took a while for the episodes to focus in and give a good, close look at the contestants. One or two particularly strong moments were enough to stand out from th...
22:48, 05/02/2019

PM Johnson: I will take UK out of EU on Oct. 31 if I am still prime minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 if he was still prime minister, proposing to hold a national election on Oct. 15....
14:48, 09/04/2019

After Dorian takes a turn, central Florida city breathes sigh of relief After a frantic week in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, residents of Fort Pierce, Florida breathed a bit easier on Saturday when forecasters said the state's central Atlantic Coast may dodge a direct hit from the monster storm....
00:00, 09/01/2019

Central Florida city breathes sigh of relief after Dorian takes a turn Fort Pierce, home to 50,000 people, a bustling marina and an idyllic Main Street, enjoyed decades without impact from major hurricanes, which gave residents a false sense of security....
16:00, 08/31/2019

Pete Buttigieg's question to woman who shook RFK's hand takes awkward turn Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg had an awkward campaign trail encounter Tuesday with a woman in Iowa who told him she once met the late-Robert F. Kennedy....
17:32, 08/13/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Brexit deal almost three years after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union....
06:00, 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......
05:00, 07/23/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia's prime minister in elections on Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term, shut the revolving door to high office and put the choice of the nation's leader back in voters' hand...
00:16, 05/15/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she’s stepping down 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 proce...
02:48, 05/24/2019

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....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest 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....
20:48, 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....
14:32, 05/13/2019

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....
01:48, 07/06/2019

Walmart takes on Amazon Prime with free, next-day deliveries Walmart has introduced its answer to Amazon's one-day shipping for Prime subscribers. The retail giant's NextDay delivery offering is rolling out in Phoenix and Las Vegas today, May 14th, and will be available for online customers in Southe...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Prime Ministerial Contest Now A "One-Horse Race": Arun Jaitley Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday claimed that the Prime Ministerial contest in the ongoing elections has become a "one-horse race" and exuded confidence that "Modi mandate" could be larger than......
16:32, 05/10/2019

Wiggins: Thomas in 'prime position' to win Tour in best race for years "Despite struggling behind Julian Alaphilippe for much of the 2019 Tour de France, Geraint Thomas is still perfectly poised to retain his crown, according to Bradley Wiggins in his latest Eurosport podcast."...
08:00, 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 ex...
13:32, 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....
06:48, 06/25/2019

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he will not be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Why does Boris Johnson need a jacket that says ‘Prime Minister’ on it? On his visit to a Scottish naval base, the new PM opted for a foul weather jacket, complete with handy description on the lapelName: Boris Johnson’s jacket.Age: New. Continue reading......
07:48, 07/30/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure 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....
10:32, 05/23/2019

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 ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

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 a...
12:48, 06/21/2019

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 en...
22:16, 05/13/2019

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....
04:48, 07/23/2019

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 whet...
04:48, 07/23/2019

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Next month a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to support a “no deal” Brexit than the rest of the cou...
05:48, 06/13/2019

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....
03:16, 05/10/2019

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....
06:32, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are jostling to replace her....
03:00, 05/17/2019

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 hundred...
04:32, 06/06/2019

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) &#...
14:48, 05/03/2019

| 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....
05:32, 06/18/2019

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables...
02:32, 07/09/2019

Australia's 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....
21:16, 05/16/2019

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....
21:00, 05/24/2019

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.H...
04:16, 05/16/2019

"Why Not Prime Minister?": PM To Boy Who Wanted Tips To Become President Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with around 70 students from across the country who were at the headquarters of space agency ISRO to witness the landing of Chandrayaan 2 on the moon's surface.......
20:16, 09/06/2019

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....
10:32, 06/18/2019

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.        ...
18:48, 07/22/2019

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....
20:48, 07/23/2019

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....
16:48, 05/30/2019

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?...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Morrison was sworn in by Queen Eliza...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Italy's prime minister announces resignation The Italian prime minister has handed his resignation letter to the country's president after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League....
15:32, 08/20/2019

Former British Prime Minister Cameron ‘Sorry’ for Brexit Divisions (LONDON) — The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused. David Cameron said in an interview published Saturday that he thin...
19:16, 09/14/2019

Georgia's parliament backs 'Moscow's man' for prime minister Georgian lawmakers have confirmed former Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia as next prime minister. He is best-known for orchestrating a violent crackdown against anti-government protesters, many of them youths....
22:32, 09/08/2019

Ex-Israeli prime minister Barak announces election run Former prime minister Ehud Barak announced on Wednesday a return to politics as the leader of a new party in Israel's coming national election, saying it was time to end Benjamin Netanyahu's "corrupt leadership"....
11:00, 06/26/2019

British Prime Minister Wants to Hulk Out for Brexit, Because This Is Where This Farce Is at Right Now If you’ve been trying to pay attention to whatever in god’s now-ungodly-name is going on in the UK right now over the nightmare that is Brexit, recently you’ve heard about some bizarre, arcane parliamentary terminology. Prorogation! The Speaker! The ...
16:16, 09/15/2019

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

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he would resign, as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
08:32, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's prime minister says new government will bicker less Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new coalition, which combines the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD), would do more and bicker less....
04:00, 09/09/2019

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....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and says he'll resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he would resign as he launched a scathing attack on right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him in the chamber on Tuesday....
10:00, 08/20/2019

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....
22:16, 06/25/2019

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
16:48, 05/21/2019

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....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chuan Leekpai, said on Friday....
10:32, 05/31/2019

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....
12:32, 07/19/2019

It seems a no-deal Brexit is going to happen, Finland's Prime Minister says A no-deal Brexit looks likely, Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne told CNBC Friday, though he is still hopeful that both sides of the English Channel will have good relations going forward....
16:32, 09/13/2019

RPT-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 Con...
03:48, 07/22/2019

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....
11:16, 06/26/2019

PK Mishra Is New Principal Secretary To Prime Minister Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Principal Secretary will be Dr Pramod Kumar Mishra, the government said this afternoon, adding that PK Sinha had been appointed Principal Advisor to the Prime......
02:16, 09/11/2019

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
08:32, 06/05/2019

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....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Shinzo Abe Set to Become Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition was on course for victory in elections for the upper house of parliament, initial forecasts showed, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest serving leader....
08:00, 07/21/2019

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, opening a campaign that is likely to focus on cracks in the Nordic country's cherished welfare model....
05:16, 05/07/2019

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....
09:16, 06/25/2019

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....
07:32, 06/03/2019

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....
19:16, 05/31/2019

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 t...
22:32, 06/02/2019

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...
04:48, 07/23/2019

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....
09:16, 06/06/2019

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 Con...
06:48, 07/19/2019

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....
16:00, 05/31/2019

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....
08:16, 05/30/2019

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 frontrunn...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Australia’s prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allays fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition’s campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation. Scott Morrison is his government’s ...
22:16, 05/11/2019

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....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
05:16, 09/05/2019

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....
09:32, 06/11/2019

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson has assumed control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. Parliament has paid tribute to May's public service and she has said she is happy to hand over the leadership to a fellow conservative....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
08:16, 07/15/2019

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....
05:32, 05/25/2019

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"....
07:32, 07/25/2019

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?...
17:00, 07/24/2019

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......
18:48, 08/01/2019

"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......
18:48, 05/11/2019

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......
09:48, 06/11/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
19:00, 08/20/2019

"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......
16:16, 05/15/2019

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-foreig...
03:32, 06/20/2019

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....
14:48, 05/16/2019

No Brexit Breakthrough as U.K. Prime Minister Meets With Top EU Official The EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker told U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson the bloc is still awaiting concrete proposals from London for how to avoid a physical border on the island of Ireland, damping hopes of a swift breakthrough in Brexit talks....
23:01, 09/16/2019

Slovak Prime Minister seen surviving no-confidence vote Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini should easily defeat a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, but his government is being increasingly damaged by revelations about the reach of the main suspect in the 2018 murder of a journalist into state offices....
21:32, 09/16/2019

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....
21:16, 05/25/2019

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, n...
11:16, 06/13/2019

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...
02:00, 05/26/2019

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....
06:16, 05/16/2019

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....
03:48, 07/08/2019

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 P...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Bridewell takes race three at Oulton Park "Tommy Bridewell won race three of Round 8 of the British Superbikes at Oulton Park, while Tarran Mackenzie and Peter Hickman confirmed their place in the Showdown."...
15:32, 09/08/2019

Candidate who wanted city as white 'as possible' withdraws from council race in Michigan Marysville Mayor Dan Damman said Jean Cramer submitted a letter withdrawing Monday, after she said she wanted the town to be as white "as possible."        ...
02:00, 08/27/2019

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....
00:48, 06/05/2019

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....
03:16, 05/31/2019

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance as Prime Minister to win over – or al...
05:00, 08/23/2019

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelect...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Brexit: Opposition parties to reject prime minister's second election bid Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn led talks with UK opposition parties on Friday, resolving not to back Boris Johnson's second move for a general election. The prime minister is planning a vote in Parliament on Monday....
07:48, 09/06/2019

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....
21:48, 06/05/2019

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 d...
12:00, 06/23/2019

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....
23:32, 06/10/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. May...
15:16, 05/22/2019

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....
08:32, 06/05/2019

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....
01:32, 07/23/2019

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....
05:00, 07/09/2019

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....
23:16, 07/08/2019

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 min...
04:16, 05/16/2019

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 yea...
23:32, 05/15/2019

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....
20:16, 05/30/2019

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 extraor...
12:32, 07/25/2019

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 ...
13:48, 07/08/2019

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

Lithuanian Prime Minister Diagnosed With Cancer, To Continue Working Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma but will continue working as he undergoes cancer treatment....
12:00, 08/28/2019

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....
18:16, 07/20/2019

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 Pr...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Turkish ex-Prime Minister Davutoglu leaves Erdogan's party Turkish former-Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has resigned from the ruling AKP party, saying he will start a "new political movement." He had already been under threat of dismissal....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Prime Minister Modi Addresses Mann Ki Baat Programme Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Mann Ki Baat programme. This is PM Modi's second episode of the programme after he assumed office for the second term....
22:48, 07/27/2019

A prime minister in campaigning mode? Hi-vis Johnson heads north Plans for an early vote are strongly denied but Saturday’s visit to Manchester was 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 campa...
11:48, 07/28/2019

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.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

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....
05:48, 05/26/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

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....
09:32, 06/26/2019

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....
04:00, 07/20/2019

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....
08:48, 07/20/2019

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,...
15:48, 07/27/2019

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 minor...
19:00, 06/25/2019

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."...
21:00, 07/20/2019

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 goi...
12:32, 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....
13:32, 07/19/2019

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the European Union....
10:48, 09/05/2019

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....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Pakistan Prime Minister Expected to Push Kashmir at U.N. Next Month Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected next month to push the United Nations to pay more attention to India’s actions in Kashmir, according to the Pakistan ambassador to Washington....
03:32, 08/28/2019

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader on Wednesday when Thailand’s Parliament chose him as prime minister...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub. Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that it was “very difficult” to organize her schedule around the visit, which is planned for Sept. 4, saying she’ll be out of the country on other business....
19:32, 08/21/2019

French prime minister unveils "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two key planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
09:00, 06/12/2019

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy 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....
09:48, 06/12/2019

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...
17:16, 05/31/2019

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....
07:16, 05/25/2019

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter 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 c...
03:32, 05/26/2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set on leaving the European Union UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will “keep to the plan” to leave the European Union and will not try to negotiate a deal to delay Britain’s departure, two allies said Sunday. Under a law that is expected to take effect Monday, Johnson (inset) must se...
22:01, 09/08/2019

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Unveil New Party Italy’s new government suffered its first setback, as the country’s center-left party split in two, complicating life for an already unwieldy governing coalition....
23:01, 09/16/2019

Former Canadian prime minister roots for Dorian to hit Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell said she is hoping for a bull’s-eye hit by Hurricane Dorian on Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s prized Florida resort and so-called Winter White House. “I’m rooting for a direct hit on Mar a Lago!&...
04:32, 08/30/2019

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....
11:16, 07/23/2019

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 congratu...
09:00, 07/23/2019

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 160,00...
03:33, 07/06/2019

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....
08:48, 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....
08:00, 07/23/2019

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 calle...
13:00, 05/17/2019

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....
13:00, 06/22/2019

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

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

Georgian parliament approves new prime minister Giorgi Gakharia The Georgian parliament on Sunday approved a new government led by Russian-educated former interior minister Giorgi Gakharia in a move slammed by the opposition which has called for him to resign over a crackdown on anti-Russian protesters....
10:00, 09/08/2019

Italy's prime minister hopes for EU harmony, economic revival Italy's prime minister said on Monday his new coalition combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD) would avoid rows and rancor and usher in a new wave of reforms....
06:01, 09/09/2019

Italy’s prime minister resigns as government nears collapse Italy’s prime minister said he would resign on Tuesday and launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressin...
14:32, 08/20/2019

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. Bu...
03:16, 05/17/2019

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 t...
09:00, 05/01/2019

"Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Ramchandra Guha, Others Forty-nine eminent personalities including filmmaker Aparna Sen and historian Ramchandra Guha have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention to "a number of tragic events"......
03:32, 07/24/2019

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 ...
06:16, 07/24/2019

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.        ...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Ukraine parliament appoints 35-year-old lawyer as new Prime Minister Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, appointing Oleksiy Honcharuk as PM. The former activist and lawyer, who has only three months' government experience, pledged to end corruption and boost the economy....
11:32, 08/30/2019

British Prime Minister Johnson vows Brexit with "no ifs or buts" Boris Johnson used his first speech as prime minister to vow to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 "no ifs or buts", warning that if the European Union refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Ukraine's Oleksiy Honcharuk: From political outsider to prime minister At the age of 35, Oleksiy Honcharuk is the youngest prime minister in the history of Ukraine. Like the country's new president, he is a political newcomer. So how did he rise to the top of Ukrainian politics?...
11:32, 08/30/2019

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."...
04:48, 05/17/2019

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....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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...
10:00, 07/24/2019

US buying Greenland 'absurd discussion,' Danish prime minister says The United States' reported interest in buying Greenland from Denmark is "absurd" and the fjord-lined island is not for sale, according to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen....
08:16, 08/19/2019

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron apologizes for Brexit David Cameron says he’s sorry for Brexit. In a new interview, the former British Prime Minister said he regretted his role in leading his country toward the current crisis, according to a new interview, the Associated Press reported Saturday. &...
14:00, 09/14/2019

"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......
07:48, 05/02/2019

Text: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party, triggering a contest for a new prime minister who will have to try to break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
03:16, 05/24/2019

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....
09:32, 06/06/2019

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....
12:32, 05/18/2019

KCR's "1996 Formula" Revolves Around Prime Minister From South: Sources A Prime Minister from south India in a non-BJP, non-Congress concoction at the centre is Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's mission, say sources, as his meeting with his Kerala counterpart......
01:00, 05/07/2019

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 le...
07:32, 06/23/2019

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 par...
03:48, 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. ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

New British prime minister Johnson promises Brexit with 'no ifs or buts' Boris Johnson took office as British prime minister on Wednesday, vowing to implement the result of the 2016 Brexit referendum and lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with "no ifs or buts"....
08:48, 07/24/2019

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...
04:48, 07/23/2019

Politics has trumped populism in Italy but it's not over yet, former Prime Minister Renzi says A new left-wing coalition in Rome signals a move away from populism for Italy, according to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is hopeful that the new pact could share power until the next scheduled election in 2023....
09:32, 08/29/2019

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 R...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing prime minister has promised crisis-weary voters a series of tax-relief measures before upcoming elections, after outperforming budget targets set by bailout creditors. Alexis Tsipras said sales-tax reduc...
12:00, 05/07/2019

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea's prime minister Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country's new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O'Neill last week....
05:16, 05/30/2019

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......
03:32, 05/23/2019

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....
21:00, 07/17/2019

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time....
15:00, 08/29/2019

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

Taylor Swift vs. White House Feud Takes Dark Turn With Kellyanne Conway Singing Her Song on Fox News Kellyanne Conway’s foray into the entertainment industry got a second wind on Fox News Tuesday night when she sang a few bars of Taylor Swift’s LGBTQ ally anthem to make the point that she needs to CALM DOWN about the whole LGBTQ rights thing....
10:32, 08/28/2019

The Real Housewives of New York City's Miami Trip Takes a Wild Turn When Luann Tangles With Sonja and Dorinda It looks like The Real Housewives of New York City season 11 trip to Miami is one for the record books. Bravo already released a preview featuring Bethenny Frankel reprising her iconic......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Reborn Porsche 935 race car takes on Goodwood hillclimb Limited-run racer based on GT2 RS road car is inspired by 935/78 'Moby Dick' Porsche brought its limited-run, 690bhp 935 track car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed for a dynamic debut ahead of customer deliveries later this year. The 935, which har...
09:16, 07/04/2019

F2 Hungary: Schumacher takes first F2 victory with sprint race win Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher took his first Formula 2 victory in the reversed-grid race at the Hungaroring despite intense pressure from Honda-backed driver Nobuharu Matsushita...
06:16, 08/04/2019

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....
11:00, 06/05/2019

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....
14:00, 08/13/2019

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 th...
17:48, 05/13/2019

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

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....
23:32, 06/20/2019

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....
06:48, 05/09/2019

‘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....
04:32, 06/06/2019

Protests In Britain Against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit Move Demonstrators rallied on Saturday in cities across Britain against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial move to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit....
13:00, 08/31/2019

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......
18:16, 07/24/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. On a day of high...
23:16, 09/03/2019

‘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...
21:00, 05/13/2019

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....
22:16, 06/03/2019

The U.K. Prime Minister Is Facing a Huge Brexit Vote in Parliament Today (LONDON) — Lawmakers returned from their summer recess Tuesday for a pivotal day in British politics as they challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s insistence that the U.K. will leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even without a withd...
09:48, 09/03/2019

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......
11:16, 05/13/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote       ...
07:48, 06/20/2019

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......
06:48, 07/23/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday war in the Gaza Strip "could happen at any moment," perhaps even before snap elections next week, when he could be replaced as Israeli leader....
10:48, 09/13/2019

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths....
08:48, 06/17/2019

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....
19:48, 05/17/2019

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....
06:16, 07/23/2019

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....
04:16, 07/22/2019

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, title...
10:32, 06/24/2019

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....
10:48, 06/22/2019

British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with "no ifs or buts" and warned that if the bloc refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
13:00, 07/24/2019

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......
23:00, 05/19/2019

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 not...
23:48, 05/14/2019

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 Morris...
09:00, 05/07/2019

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....
11:00, 07/24/2019

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 sh...
02:48, 05/20/2019

Spain's caretaker prime minister starts talks to form govt Spain's caretaker prime minister is meeting with the conservative leader in his first encounter with opposition politicians in efforts to form a government....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
14:16, 09/05/2019

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 brot...
03:48, 05/15/2019

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....
15:16, 06/10/2019

Spain’s caretaker prime minister starts talks to form govt MADRID (AP) — Spain’s caretaker prime minister is meeting with the conservative leader in his first encounter with opposition politicians in efforts to form a government. Pedro Sánchez’s Socialist Party won the April 28 national election,...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Trump Says Danish Prime Minister Was ‘Nasty’ in Rejecting Greenland Offer Mr. Trump is interested in Greenland for military purposes, and because of its natural resources. But aides said he was already losing interest in the trip....
10:32, 08/21/2019

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen...
10:00, 08/22/2019

In coup for Modi, Trump will join Indian prime minister at U.S. rally The gathering scheduled for Sunday in Houston will mark the first time that a U.S. president and Indian prime minister have addressed such an event together....
16:00, 09/18/2019

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...
16:32, 05/22/2019

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. Elec...
04:00, 05/23/2019

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."...
04:00, 06/01/2019

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 ...
11:48, 05/31/2019

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

Trump calls off meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland comments President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was postponing his scheduled meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in two weeks because of her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
18:00, 08/20/2019

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....
01:00, 05/31/2019

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....
18:32, 05/29/2019

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 ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

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....
15:32, 07/07/2019

UK Prime Minister Johnson pulls out of press conference after crowd jeering British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive Jean-Claude Juncker and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier to discuss Brexit on Monday....
09:18, 09/16/2019

Why the Italian Prime Minister’s Resignation Could Dampen Matteo Salvini’s Ambitions Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his plan to resign on Tuesday, causing the collapse of the Italian government. Conte’s move is a high-stakes political maneuver intended to stop his right-wing deputy, Matteo Salvini, from gaining...
20:00, 08/20/2019

PNG prime minister says terms, not alliances will sway debt deal talks Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape said on Monday he will accept debt assistance from any country that offers the best terms, ratcheting up pressure on Australia to offer a sweetened deal to protect its standing in the region....
23:32, 08/25/2019

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...
21:16, 07/10/2019

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....
20:00, 07/09/2019

UK aid minister Stewart backing Hunt in race to be next PM Rory Stewart, Britain's aid minister and a former candidate to be the next prime minister, said he would now support Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt over favorite Boris Johnson in the race to succeed Theresa May....
00:32, 06/26/2019

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
15:32, 05/27/2019

BTCC Oulton Park: Turkington clinches race two win as WSR takes 1-2 Colin Turkington controlled race two at Oulton Park to become only the fourth driver to score 50 wins in the British Touring Car Championship as BMW dominated proceedings...
08:32, 06/30/2019

Muller takes blame for WTCR Race of Portugal barrier hit "Yvan Muller has taken the blame for the barrier hit that left his Cyan Racing Lynk \u0026 Co 03 TCR out of action for a large chunk of Free Practice 2 at WTCR Race of Portugal on Saturday."...
03:34, 07/06/2019

Chastain takes NASCAR Truck race at Iowa Speedway NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain cruised to a win in the NASCAR Truck Series race on Sunday at Iowa Speedway, his second victory of 2019. Chastain led the final 141 laps to clinch his second win in four races — but his first since he switched his ch...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next UK leader Boris Johnson has taken a commanding lead in the contest to become Britain’s next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in first-round voting by Conservative Party lawmakers...
06:32, 06/13/2019

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
05:16, 06/10/2019

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....
12:32, 06/24/2019

Trump nixes meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland sale dispute President Trump has postponed a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after the world leader stymied any talks of a possible deal to sell Greenland to the US. “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Mini...
19:32, 08/20/2019

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland The move comes two days after President Trump told reporters that owning Greenland “would be nice” for the United States from a strategic perspective....
21:00, 08/20/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Britain’s top cour...
03:48, 09/11/2019

Protestors Amass Across U.K. Over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Parliament Suspension (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where prote...
12:32, 08/31/2019

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....
04:32, 05/30/2019

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."...
21:32, 05/02/2019

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....
11:48, 06/03/2019

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....
17:00, 08/14/2019

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....
02:00, 05/31/2019

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 governmen...
19:00, 07/24/2019

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......
13:16, 06/05/2019

Macron firm on backstop as Brexit talks with British prime minister continue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a new deal for Britain to leave the European Union....
04:00, 08/23/2019

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 com...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister: Timeline of Brexit and events that led to her demise A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government....
05:48, 05/24/2019

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

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 co...
03:16, 08/02/2019

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....
11:00, 06/23/2019

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....
13:00, 05/18/2019

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 s...
05:48, 07/25/2019

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 2.19pm BST Good morning and welcome to your live coverage ...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.        ...
10:32, 08/20/2019

Watch Trump say Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' after the UK prime minister is repeatedly defeated on Brexit Getty Donald Trump insists Boris Johnson "knows how to win" after the UK prime minister suffers repeated defeats on his Brexit plans. Johnson loses a series of House of Commons votes on plans to force him to delay Brexit. The prime minister is pushi...
20:16, 09/04/2019

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...
21:32, 07/14/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
13:32, 08/20/2019

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....
11:32, 05/23/2019

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 reache...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Danish Prime Minister Reacts To Donald Trump's Idea Of Buying Greenland Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US......
08:48, 08/19/2019

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 numbe...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Allies of British prime minister resign amid outrage over Parliament suspension As a backlash built and opponents planned legal challenges to his decision to suspend Parliament to push his Brexit plans, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed the anger as fluff....
01:00, 08/30/2019

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 politic...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Former Canadian Prime Minister Tweets That She Is ‘Rooting’ for Hurricane Dorian to Hit Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell is getting attention after she tweeted that she is “rooting” for Hurricane Dorian to make a “a direct hit” on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Cam...
14:00, 08/30/2019

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.        ...
07:16, 07/23/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that ...
09:48, 09/03/2019

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....
08:48, 05/18/2019

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....
07:48, 08/19/2019

Boris Johnson tells Irish prime minister new Brexit deal can be reached Speaking alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin, Johnson said a deal on the Irish border question can be secured in time to enable a smooth British departure from the EU by the scheduled Brexit date....
05:32, 09/09/2019

Jeering crowd forces UK Prime Minister Johnson to pull out of press conference British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive Jean-Claude Juncker and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier to discuss Brexit on Monday....
10:48, 09/16/2019

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....
14:16, 07/23/2019

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....
04:48, 07/23/2019

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...
13:32, 06/16/2019

New Zealand prime minister under pressure after party member accused of sexual assault New Zealand’s prime minister is facing pressure amid allegations that her party may have covered up a sexual assault complaint against one of its staffers....
17:32, 09/12/2019

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....
15:16, 06/25/2019

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...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Former minister Sam Gyimah joins Conservative leadership race Former British universities minister Sam Gyimah announced on Sunday he was joining the Conservative leadership race to replace Theresa May, saying he was the only candidate among the 13 declared so far to back a referendum on any Brexit deal....
03:00, 06/02/2019

Housing minister Malthouse withdraws from race to become British PM British housing minister Kit Malthouse withdrew from a race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, saying he was a "realist" who saw that there was an appetite for the contest to be over as quickly as possible....
10:32, 06/04/2019

Koepka takes one-shot lead at Tour Championship in race for $15 million "Brooks Koepka earned a one-shot lead after the third round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday in the race for the $15 million first prize."...
13:32, 08/25/2019

Climate Change Takes Center Stage: This Week in the 2020 Race Half of the Democratic candidates took part in a CNN town-hall-style event on global warming, and several unveiled detailed plans to address the crisis....
04:16, 09/07/2019

Muller takes first win for Cyan Racing in opening WTCR Ningbo race Yvan Muller claimed his first World Touring Car Cup win with Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co 03 in the opening Ningbo race after resisting a spirited challenge from Ma Qing Hua...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Catsburg takes WTCR Slovakia main race pole for BRC Racing BRC Racing's Nicky Catsburg took pole again for the main World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring, leading Hyundai team-mate Norbert Michelisz in a rain-affected second qualifying session...
14:48, 05/10/2019

| Quintana wins Vuelta Stage 2, Roche takes race lead Former winner Nairo Quintana continued the Colombian streak in Grand Tours when he won the first long individual stage of the Vuelta a Espana in Calpe....
12:32, 08/25/2019

Gun control takes center stage in 2020 Democratic presidential race U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Monday released a sweeping plan to curb gun violence by creating a national licensing program and repealing a law that gives gun manufacturers legal immunity, becoming the latest Democrat in the 2020 presidential race to m...
11:16, 05/06/2019

Rast wins at Lausitzring, as Audi takes title in DTM's 500th race Rene Rast bounced back from a disastrous Lausitzring opener to take victory in race two, after his Audi team-mate and title rival Nico Muller completed a recovery drive to second...
14:32, 08/25/2019

Fox News host Shepard Smith says 'white nationalism is real,' Tucker Carlson takes vacation Unlike Tucker Carlson, who declared white supremacy is “not a real problem,” Shepard Smith says the issue is "a very serious problem."        ...
07:16, 08/09/2019

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...
02:48, 07/08/2019

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.        ...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Former U.K. Prime Minister Joins Court Case to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament Former U.K. Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he will join a legal action to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament. Break: Sir John Major joins legal action against Boris Johnson to try to stop him proroguing. Tory party at...
11:32, 08/30/2019

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

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....
05:48, 06/23/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Former Canadian Prime Minister Apologizes After Tweeting She Hoped Hurricane Dorian Would Strike Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell has issued a “mea culpa” after tweeting that she hoped Hurricane Dorian would strike President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Campbell, Canada’s first and only female ...
12:32, 08/31/2019

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 tweete...
19:32, 07/15/2019

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’...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap election....
15:32, 08/20/2019

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 offi...
05:48, 07/17/2019

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Israel's prime minister....
04:48, 09/15/2019

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....
09:00, 07/23/2019

Papua New Guinea opposition leader urges prime minister to back Total gas deal Papua New Guinea's opposition leader, Patrick Pruaitch, on Friday pressed the nation's prime minister to back a gas deal with France's Total SA rather than seek changes and delay a $13 billion expansion of the country's gas exports....
02:32, 08/30/2019

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 imm...
15:16, 05/22/2019

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....
16:16, 07/06/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells lawmakers to back his Brexit plan Downing Street said the British prime minister would call an early election if legislation blocking his plans for a departure from the EU by the Oct. 31 deadline passes.        ...
13:16, 09/03/2019

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....
04:48, 07/26/2019

His Brexit Plans in Crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pushes for New Elections LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked for new ways Thursday to bring about a national election, after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next...
05:16, 09/05/2019

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...
08:32, 06/13/2019

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...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Says She’ll Skip Mike Pence’s Visit, Citing ‘Prior Commitments’ (REYKJAVIK, Iceland) — Iceland’s leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep “prior commitments” by attending a trade union conference in Sw...
16:32, 08/21/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Denies Lying to Queen Elizabeth Over Brexit (LONDON) — The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied ...
21:00, 09/12/2019

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 Isla...
01:48, 05/03/2019

U.K. Prime Minister’s Brother Resigns From Government: ‘Torn Between Family Loyalty and the National Interest’ Boris Johnson‘s younger brother, Jo Johnson, has resigned from his roles as Member of Parliament and the U.K’s business minister, saying he has been “torn between family loyalty and the national interest.” His announcement app...
05:16, 09/05/2019

Alpine skiing: Former Spanish skier Fernandez Ochoa found dead - prime minister Olympic medalist Blanca Fernandez Ochoa has been found dead, Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday, following a long search after the former alpine skier was reported missing on Aug.23....
09:16, 09/05/2019

Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; prime minister warns death toll to rise 'significantly' Some 2,500 people are still listed as missing in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Caribbean island chain, although that number may include evacuees who fled to shelters, authorities said on Wednesday....
19:48, 09/11/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of the Brexit agenda. He says he will call for a new...
23:16, 09/03/2019

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...
00:32, 08/15/2019

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.”...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Lizzie Deignan takes Women’s Tour race lead after stage five victory • British rider is one second ahead of Kasia Niewiadoma• Final stage sees competitors head through CarmarthenshireLizzie Deignan moved into the overall race lead at the Women’s Tour with one day remaining after winning stage five in Builth Wells.The ...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Race Imboden takes a knee and joins tradition of US athlete protests – video United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden may face sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the 2019 Pan-Am Games. Imboden’s gesture preceded a similar protest on Saturday by American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, who raised h...
11:05, 08/11/2019

Hill takes dominant maiden BTCC victory in final race at Knockhill Jake Hill took a maiden victory in the British Touring Car Championship by dominating the final race of the weekend at Knockhill in his Trade Price Cars Racing Audi S3...
12:16, 09/15/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 14 takes race up to finish on Tourmalet – live! Protests near start of stage force slightly shortened stageAlaphilippe extends lead with spectacular time trial winAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 3.09pm BST 25km to go: We have a new leader: Romain Sicard has gone on his own! 3...
07:32, 07/20/2019

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman takes 10th win in Supersport race The world's fastest road racer Peter Hickman took his tally of Ulster Grand Prix wins to 10 with a dominant display in a wet second Supersport contest on Saturday...
10:48, 08/10/2019

New York FE: Buemi takes race one pole, main title rivals mid-pack Nissan e.dams's Sebastien Buemi took a commanding third Formula E pole of 2018/19 for the New York opener, as title contenders Jean-Eric Vergne and Lucas di Grassi qualified mid-pack...
13:16, 07/13/2019

Kourtney Kardashian & Kendall Jenner's Feud Takes an Explosive Turn, But Is Khloe Kardashian to Blame? Did Khloe Kardashian make Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner's fight worse? On Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the Poosh founder and the supermodel accused......
19:48, 06/16/2019

Case of 2 U.S. teens jailed in Italy cop's killing takes another turn: Officer didn't have gun An Italian police officer dressed in plainclothes didn't have his gun the night he was fatally stabbed. Two U.S. teens are being held in the case.        ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

‘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 confirm...
08:48, 08/19/2019

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....
19:48, 08/18/2019

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....
04:00, 08/13/2019

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
08:16, 05/30/2019

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....
19:16, 05/12/2019

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....
04:32, 06/06/2019

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....
09:48, 06/12/2019

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leade...
10:17, 09/17/2019

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 Bo...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Resigning After Right-Wing Coalition Party Pulls Support (ROME) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his decision to end his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious and politically ambitious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini. Conte told the Senate...
20:00, 08/20/2019

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 statemen...
12:16, 05/01/2019

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 ...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Mark Ruffalo wants British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to stop using the Hulk to push Brexit It’s pretty cool that superhero stuff has become totally mainstream, but sometimes it seems like the general cultural acceptance of The Justice League and The Avengers might actually be a bad thing. Case in point, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
16:32, 09/16/2019

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 c...
14:16, 06/05/2019

‘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 ...
15:48, 08/08/2019

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.        ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Israel’s Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week’s Election (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday vowed to annex the strategic heartland of the West Bank if he wins national elections next week, offering a vision that would likely end any remaining hopes for establishing a Palestinian s...
19:00, 09/10/2019

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, urg...
12:00, 07/24/2019