Politics

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Published 17/09/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s new government on Monday began auctioning off about 100 government-owned vehicles as part of new Prime Minister Imran Khan’s highly publicized [more…]

Cambodia’s parliament holds first session since July vote

Cambodia’s parliament holds first session since July vote

Published 05/09/2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s parliament on Wednesday held its first session since a July general election in which Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party [more…]

New Australian PM gets to work- government support plummets

New Australian PM gets to work- government support plummets

Published 27/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s new prime minister toured drought-hit farms on Monday to show voters after a week of turmoil the government was back to [more…]

‘Nice to be back’: NZ Prime Minister Ardern returns to capital…

‘Nice to be back’: NZ Prime Minister Ardern returns to capital…

Published 06/08/2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned on Monday to Parliament to run her first Cabinet meeting, six weeks after giving birth [more…]

Brazilian right-wing candidate Bolsonaro picks army general as…

Brazilian right-wing candidate Bolsonaro picks army general as…

Published 06/08/2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday tipped as his running mate a controversial retired military general who said last year [more…]

Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer’s tape ‘perhaps illegal’

Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer’s tape ‘perhaps illegal’

Published 21/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney Michael Cohen had recorded them [more…]

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Published 06/07/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices linked to his [more…]

Merkel: after successful bailouts, euro zone needs reform

Merkel: after successful bailouts, euro zone needs reform

Published 28/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that further euro zone reform was needed to nip possible future crises in the bud, [more…]

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s opposition Free Democrats joined the far right on Monday in calling for a parliamentary inquiry into Chancellor Angela’s migrant policy and [more…]