Politics

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Published 15/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) member Olaf Scholz (L) arrives at the board meeting at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN [more…]

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Published 15/12/2017

Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, gestures as he addresses members of the media, after Pakistan's Supreme Court dismissed a petition [more…]

Austrian conservative-far right coalition talks near finish line

Austrian conservative-far right coalition talks near finish line

Published 15/12/2017

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s conservatives and far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could complete coalition talks as soon as Friday evening and be sworn in on Monday, [more…]

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Published 15/12/2017

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki talks to media before the Visegrad Group meeting in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalWARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s parliament [more…]

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - Major powers [more…]

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference in Doha, Qatar December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on [more…]

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Published 04/12/2017

Bavarian Prime Minister and head of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer arrives for a news conference at the CSU headquarters after a board [more…]

Bounce for Australian PM as voters tire of leadership roundabout

Bounce for Australian PM as voters tire of leadership roundabout

Published 04/12/2017

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull attends the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge SilvaSYDNEY (Reuters) - Embattled Australian Prime Minister [more…]

Zimbabwe’s military muscles into first post-Mugabe cabinet

Zimbabwe’s military muscles into first post-Mugabe cabinet

Published 01/12/2017

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa officiates at a university graduation ceremony in Chinhoyi, near Harare, Zimbabwe, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon BulawayoHARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Emmerson [more…]