LIVEBUSINESSMAN.NET: Top News and Analysis 10:32 2019-09-18

Finnish minister says no-deal Brexit is quite likely

It is quite likely that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal at the end of October, Finland's minister for European affairs told EU lawmakers on Wednesday....

Finnish minister says no-deal Brexit is quite likely

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Finnish PM Rinne expects another Brexit delay London is likely to ask for another extension of the Brexit deadline in October despite its harsh stance, Finnish Prime Minister Antii Rine told Welt am Sonntag newspaper. Finland currently holds the EU presidency....
07:16 2019-10-06

Finnish PM says more time needed for Brexit negotiations Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Monday more time was needed for the Brexit negotiations and that they could continue even after a summit of European Union leaders set for Thursday and Friday....
19:00 2019-10-14

Finnish Economist Delivers Economic Outlook Report In The Most Finnish Way Possible: From Inside A Rally Car The Finnish bank S-Bank, like many banks, employs economists to evaluate the current economic situation and try their best to extrapolate what may be coming next. They do this three times a year, when they release their Economic Outlook. Normally, th...
10:32 2019-08-20

| UK must give written Brexit proposal this month - Finnish PM Britain must deliver a written proposal for a solution to the Brexit impasse this month to avoid a no-deal Brexit, the Finnish prime minister Antti Rinne's office says....
21:48 2019-09-19

UK will not be bound by 'artificial' Brexit deadline proposed by Finnish PM, government warns Boris Johnson will not be bound by the "artificial deadline" proposed by the Finnish prime minister to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said....
16:00 2019-09-19

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......
09:00 2019-06-01

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...
10:16 2019-09-09

Any Brexit deal with EU must be without backstop: UK Brexit minister Britain's Brexit minister Stephen Barclay reiterated a vow to reach a deal for Britain to leave the European Union without the so-called Irish backstop, saying his government needs an agreement parliament would pass....
18:48 2019-09-23

Boris Johnson Brexit deal LIVE: Prime Minister insists 'no delay' to Brexit despite lawyer's court submission Boris Johnson has insisted that he will not delay Brexit, despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal....
19:32 2019-10-04

Boris Johnson Brexit deal as it happened: Prime Minister insists 'no delay' to Brexit despite lawyer's court submission Boris Johnson has insisted that he will not delay Brexit, despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal....
01:48 2019-10-05

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
01:00 2019-05-26

Ireland would be in favour of Brexit extension: finance minister Ireland would be in favour of extending the October 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union to mitigate possible risks to the Northern Irish peace process and damage to its economy, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Monday....
12:00 2019-09-09

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls for the embattled prime minister to step down....
05:32 2019-05-23

PM will not shut parliament to force through Brexit, minister suggests Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, the energy minister has suggested to Sky News....
09:16 2019-08-19

No-deal Brexit will be stopped, former finance minister Hammond says Parliament will block a no-deal Brexit if unelected people behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson try to wrench Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without agreement, former finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
11:48 2019-08-14

UK's Johnson sticking to Brexit plans, says foreign minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
14:48 2019-09-08

UK can get Brexit deal and leave by October 31 - junior minister Britain and the European Union have moved a lot in the seven weeks that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been in office and the two sides can still agree a deal to secure Brexit by Oct. 31, junior Brexit minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Friday....
11:16 2019-09-20

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
16:16 2019-07-21

EU understands it has to move on some Brexit issues: UK defense minister The European Union understands that it has to "move on some things" regarding Brexit, Britain's defense minister, who has neither confirmed nor ruled herself out of the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday....
10:48 2019-06-05

| Brexit minister hints UK could soften stances in EU talks Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has suggested that Britain is open to compromise with the EU over new UK proposals for Northern Ireland, but urged Brussels to show 'creativity and flexibility'....
20:32 2019-10-06

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....
04:32 2019-05-22

Under 'dark cloud' of Brexit, UK minister quits before Johnson becomes PM A British minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the presumed new prime minister takes office with a "do or die" pledge to leave the European Union with or without a deal....
17:16 2019-07-22

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a proce...
13:32 2019-05-24

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....
00:48 2019-09-17

Irish Brexit border proposal only preliminary - UK minister British proposals to address the problem of the Irish border after Brexit, which were reported by Ireland's state broadcaster RTE, are only preliminary and are not the "be all and end all" of the plans, Britain's justice minister said on Tuesday...
10:48 2019-10-01

UK business minister says focus is to get Brexit deal at Oct. 17 EU summit British business minister Andrea Leadsom said on Wednesday her government's focus was getting a divorce deal with the European Union at a summit next month that did not require an Irish backstop policy....
10:48 2019-09-11

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......
16:48 2019-06-11

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 ...
22:32 2019-09-15

Irish foreign minister says new UK PM could change 'Brexit package' The European Union will not renegotiate Britain's EU withdrawal agreement with the next British prime minister, but there is "scope for new thinking" on the wider Brexit package, Ireland's foreign minister said on Thursday....
16:16 2019-05-30

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...
06:16 2019-09-15

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit......
15:16 2019-06-09

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May announced she was stepping down. May said she would s...
20:32 2019-05-24

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....
00:32 2019-09-14

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next step on Brexit and no single European Union country ...
21:16 2019-06-28

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. &...
18:48 2019-09-14

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 ...
15:16 2019-07-24

Former Conservative minister Gyimah joins Liberal Democrats over Brexit Former Conservative minister Sam Gyimah has joined the pro-European Union Liberal Democrat party, barely a week after being expelled from the Conservative grouping in parliament over his opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans....
22:16 2019-09-14

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a chorus of calls Wednesday to rip up her tattered Brexit blueprint and call an end to her embattled premiership after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservat...
16:48 2019-05-22

UK minister refuses to rule out ignoring law preventing no-deal Brexit A British Cabinet minister has refused to confirm that the government would abide by any law preventing a no-deal Brexit if one is forced through Parliament this week....
03:16 2019-09-02

Britain knows the shape of its proposed Brexit deal: UK minister Gove Britain's government knows the outline of what it sees as a possible deal to leave the European Union, Michael Gove, the minister in charge of planning for a no-deal Brexit, said on Sunday....
05:16 2019-09-30

Brexit talks will need to go to wire to get deal: trade minister Truss Britain will need to take negotiations with the EU on Brexit up to the deadline to force the changes needed to a get deal that will pass through parliament trade minister Liz Truss said on Sunday....
05:16 2019-09-30

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 ...
00:00 2019-05-22

UK former minister Gauke says will vote to block no-deal Brexit: The Times Britain's former justice minister David Gauke said in a newspaper column that he intends to vote against his party on Tuesday, when lawmakers opposed to a no-deal Brexit are seeking to take control of parliamentary time to force a delay....
02:16 2019-09-03

Incoming prime minister poses a Brexit puzzle for Brussels Officials unsure of next Tory leader’s true views on EU or whether MPs will back themWhile Westminster has been gripped by the Conservative leadership race, Brussels has been on a Brexit break.That respite will soon be over. And despite rumours of Br...
13:48 2019-07-21

British Prime Minister Wants to Hulk Out for Brexit, Because This Is Where This Farce Is at Right Now [Updated] 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 ...
17:32 2019-09-16

Warning PM rivals, minister says no deal would swallow Brexit war chest Finance minister Philip Hammond challenged the two rivals to become Britain's prime minister over their spending promises on Monday, warning that walking away from the European Union without a deal would use up the extra money in the budget....
20:00 2019-07-01

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
16:32 2019-07-21

UK work and pensions minister Rudd criticizes "do or die" Brexit approach Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday it was a mistake to say the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, a thinly veiled criticism of Boris Johnson, frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May....
11:48 2019-06-16

Outrageous to suspend parliament in October over no-deal Brexit: minister It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister, Britain's justice minister said on Thursday....
10:01 2019-07-18

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...
01:48 2019-07-20

EU should be open for 'creative' solutions on Irish border: Brexit minister Britain's Brexit Minister Stephen Barclay said in an interview with several European newspapers published on Monday that the European Union should be open to "creative and flexible" solutions to the Irish border question....
02:16 2019-09-03

UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal Brexit British justice minister David Gauke said on Sunday he believed that parliament would find a way to stop a new prime minister taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal....
12:48 2019-07-07

Prime Minister Boris Johnson to set out ‘take it or leave it’ Brexit proposal The British prime minister is scheduled to address the Conservative Party’s annual conference in Manchester and provide details on how, exactly, Britain would like to “get Brexit done.”...
05:16 2019-10-03

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"....
18:16 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
12:16 2019-09-08

UK's Johnson will not form pact with Brexit Party: health minister Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to gain stronger parliamentary backing for his Brexit plans, health minister and Johnson ally Matt Hancock said on Wednesday...
12:16 2019-07-24

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....
00:48 2019-07-25

Ireland's finance minister sees significant risk of disorderly Brexit Ireland thinks there is now a significant risk of a disorderly Brexit and is taking measures to protect itself from any legal consequences, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday....
11:00 2019-07-09

Junior Brexit Minister James Cleverly enters race to be next UK PM: media Britain's James Cleverly, who became a junior Brexit minister last month, has officially entered the conservative leadership race to replace prime minister Theresa May, he said in a media interview late on Tuesday....
02:32 2019-05-29

Former UK finance minister Hammond says move to block no-deal Brexit will have to be next week British lawmakers who want to stop a possible no-deal Brexit will have to take action next week, former finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend parliament from late September....
21:16 2019-08-28

EU27 ready for all Brexit scenarios, German finance minister Scholz says The European Union is united and ready for all scenarios related to Britain's planned departure from the bloc, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Twitter on Friday, after meeting his British counterpart Sajid Javid....
18:48 2019-08-16

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 ...
14:32 2019-05-24

Corbyn sacks shadow Brexit minister for ‘Hitler in the bunker’ comment Lady Hayter loses job after comparing those around Labour leader to film about Hitler’s last days Labour’s shadow Brexit ­minister, Dianne Hayter, has been sacked after she likened the “bunker mentality” around Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership to the “last...
15:00 2019-07-18

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....
15:48 2019-08-31

UK Brexit planning minister Gove delighted by Johnson, Varadkar talks Michael Gove, the British minister in charge of the government's preparations for Brexit, said talks between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart on Thursday had been constructive and he was delighted they had reported progress....
20:48 2019-10-10

Boris Johnson vows to stick to Brexit plan despite minister’s resignation Johnson's strategy to leave "do or die" by that deadline has been shaken by the events of recent days, which have prompted critics to describe him as a "tin pot dictator" and deepened uncertainty over how Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU will play...
22:16 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson will choose to delay Brexit rather than resign as prime minister Reuters Boris Johnson has no choice but to request for Brexit to be delayed for a third time at the end of October. Hopes of a deal with the EU before the Brexit deadline have evaporated. This means that Johnson must either resign as prime minister ...
15:48 2019-10-08

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...
05:32 2019-07-24

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....
16:16 2019-08-22

Notion Britain could ask an EU member to veto Brexit extension is 'tittle-tattle': UK minister Britain's housing minister Robert Jenrick said speculation that the government could ask another EU member state to veto a request to extend Article 50 to ensure Brexit happened on Oct. 31 was "tittle-tattle"....
16:32 2019-10-06

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....
15:32 2019-09-09

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....
14:48 2019-05-24

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...
03:00 2019-09-01

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 ...
02:16 2019-09-04

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....
18:32 2019-07-24

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan LONDON (AP) — 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 th...
03:48 2019-09-03

New Finnish MotoGP track described as "very different" after test Bradley Smith labelled Finland's KymiRing "very different to anything we've seen before", as all six MotoGP manufacturers' test riders sampled the new track for the first time on Monday...
09:48 2019-08-21

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Faces Backlash for Confrontational Language About Brexit Opponents (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a backlash from furious lawmakers Thursday over his use of charged and confrontational language in Parliament about opponents of his Brexit plan. The Speaker of the House of Commons warned t...
21:16 2019-09-26

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...
17:32 2019-09-05

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.        ...
22:48 2019-09-03

Brexit minister Stephen Barclay tells Michel Barnier that UK will leave EU on October 31 with or without a deal Stephen Barclay said he has told chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he wants a deal but will leave the EU on October 31 with or without one....
19:16 2019-07-31

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.        ...
00:16 2019-05-23

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 ...
18:48 2019-09-12

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...
02:16 2019-09-04

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...
18:48 2019-06-11

City break in Turku – where the Finnish started Finland’s oldest city and former capital is well worth a visit, with buzzing bars, restaurants and museums, plus 20,000 islets to exploreQuiz question: which is the oldest city in Finland and became the capital in 1809? No, not Helsinki – Turku. This...
18:16 2019-06-01

Ukko, The Mighty Finnish God of Thunder and Lightening Every culture has its sky deity or old man of the heavens. The ancient Greeks had Zeus. The Romans had Jupiter. For the Norse, Thor essentially played this role.  ...
02:48 2019-08-05

Finnish leader chides Trump during WH briefing Amid White House battles with Congress over an impeachment inquiry, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto is urging President Donald Trump to work with European leaders adding: "Mr. President, you have here a great democracy. Keep it going on." (Oct. 2) &...
00:32 2019-10-03

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...
12:00 2019-09-17

Brexit: Boris Johnson to address MPs as minister brands parliament 'dead' with 'no moral right to sit' – live news Prime minister lands back in UK to face crisis following supreme court rulingMPs trying to force PM to seek Brexit extension earlierFull story: Corbyn tells PM to apologise to Queen and countryJohnson accused of seeking ‘no man’s land’ at Irish borde...
18:32 2019-09-25

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...
23:00 2019-07-24

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.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Theresa May has announced she will step down as Prime Minister after her authority was left in tatters over her new Brexit deal which would have opened the door to a second referendum....
11:16 2019-05-24

One killed, 10 injured in sabre attack at Finnish college One woman was killed and 10 injured at a college in eastern Finland on Tuesday when a male student attacked his fellow students and staff members with a sword, Finnish police said....
19:48 2019-10-01

At least one dead, 10 injured in stabbing at Finnish school complex A stabbing at a vocational school complex in Kuopio, eastern Finland, has left at least one person dead and 10 injured, two seriously, according to police....
16:00 2019-10-01

One dead, 10 injured in sword attack at Finnish school A sword-wielding man killed one person and injured 10 others Tuesday in a violent attack at a Finnish vocational school, according to reports. Among the wounded was a police officer and the attacker, who was taken into custody after he was shot by po...
22:48 2019-10-01

Reindeer accident hospitalizes 12 Finnish soldiers in Lapland A dozen Finnish soldiers were hospitalized Tuesday when their armored carrier swerved to avoid a reindeer in the road and was struck by another military vehicle, officials said....
03:32 2019-09-12

Trump, Finnish president to discuss 5G options to Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump and his Finnish counterpart on Wednesday are expected to discuss ways to improve 5G alternatives to offerings from Chinese telecoms equipment firms like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], a senior administration official...
06:32 2019-10-02

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises new Brexit plan this week, denies 'leaked' details British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a new round of criticism Tuesday over a supposedly leaked plan to exit the European Union that proposes "clearance zones" as an alternative to the Irish "backstop."...
02:00 2019-10-03

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
17:32 2019-06-20

Finnish IoT company Uros' sales soar 171% last year: report Finland's Uros, a little known Internet of Things services company, saw its sales soar 171% to 1.31 billion euros last year and could become Finland's next tech star after Nokia, Finnish business weekly Talouselama reported on Wednesday....
10:16 2019-05-29

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
14:16 2019-06-13

Finnish IoT company Uros' sales soar 175% last year -report Finland's Uros, a little known Internet of Things services company, saw its sales soar 175% to 1.33 billion euros last year and could become Finland's next tech star after Nokia, Finnish business weekly Talouselama reported on Wednesday....
06:48 2019-05-29

Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.23pm BST As the anti-Brexit campaign group, Led By Donkeys, has been pointing out this month, Michael Gove, the Cabinet Office minister in charge of no-deal Brexit planning, has in...
15:16 2019-08-21

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament at a crucial time ...
19:32 2019-09-17

Boris Johnson's brother quits Parliament over Brexit impasse as prime minister accuses opposition of ‘cowardly insult to democracy’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a new blow when his brother, Jo Johnson, quit Parliament over the ongoing divide over the Brexit impasse....
02:48 2019-09-06

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tory ruled out backing the plan....
03:48 2019-08-18

Finnish politician under ‘hate crime investigation’ for sharing Bible verse on Facebook Police are investigating a Christian politician in Finland for sharing a Bible verse on Facebook, according to local reports, after she criticized the national church for participating in LGBT Pride events....
02:48 2019-09-06

Trump criticizes Democrats during news conference with Finnish President Saul Niinisto President Donald Trump criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats during a joint news conference with Finnish President Saul Niinisto on Wednesday....
00:32 2019-10-03

W Series Driver Emma Kimiläinen's Incredibly Finnish Podium Celebration Is Too Damn Relatable The W Series just wrapped up its first full season this past weekend with Jamie Chadwick securing the championship at Brands Hatch. That in itself is pretty awesome, but lost in the thrill of the championship weekend was Finnish driver Emma Kimiläine...
20:48 2019-08-14

Finnish Media Praises Their President for ‘Ice-Cold Strong’ Composure During Press Conference With Donald Trump (HELSINKI) — Finnish media on Thursday praised their president’s performance at a Washington news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump as “ice-cold strong” as he stoically endured Trump’s heated comments on the U....
05:16 2019-10-04

Boris Johnson prepared to brush aside legal warnings over Brexit because date is 'set in stone', minister insists Prime Minister Boris Johnson is prepared to brush aside legal warnings and Parliament to crash Britain out of the EU because the October 31 exit date is "set in stone", a minister signalled today....
16:32 2019-08-09

Operation Yellowhammer: Government hits back over leaked dossier on no-deal Brexit as minister blasts it as 'scaremongering' Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said people were playing into 'Project Fear' following the leak Michael Gove said Yellowhammer represented a 'worst-case scenario' Number 10 says document was leaked by former minister to influence discussions with EU...
20:48 2019-08-18

Baroness Hayter: Shadow Brexit minister sacked for comparing Jeremy Corbyn 'bunker mentality' to Nazi regime Labour's deputy leader in the Lords has been sacked from her post as a shadow Brexit minister for comparing Jeremy Corbyn's leadership to the Nazi regime....
02:32 2019-07-18

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......
16:00 2019-06-07

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on Sept. 11, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Wednesday....
07:16 2019-09-04

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
11:16 2019-06-01

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
20:48 2019-05-21

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:48 2019-06-30

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....
11:48 2019-05-26

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
00:16 2019-05-22

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
01:16 2019-07-13

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:48 2019-07-16

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the econ...
00:48 2019-07-09

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
12:16 2019-09-03

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
23:16 2019-08-28

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to understand Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU, the drama...
00:32 2019-09-12

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
10:32 2019-07-08

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
04:48 2019-08-25

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
08:32 2019-05-22

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
01:32 2019-09-06

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
18:16 2019-05-22

|MarkBarnesmadeimmensecontributionatSAPostOffice-minister Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appreciates the "immense contribution" made by Mark Barnes during his tenure as CEO of the SA Post Office....
01:00 2019-08-02

UK trade minister: NHS not 'up for sale' Liz Truss dismissed the notion that a US-UK trade deal would lead to the privatization of the National Health Service. Truss promised to free the UK's trade partnerships from the "EU straitjacket" of regulations....
18:16 2019-07-31

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment ...
05:00 2019-06-14

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
05:32 2019-07-17

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
16:32 2019-06-23

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
00:16 2019-08-21

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....
14:32 2019-07-06

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus....
11:48 2019-07-16

| Zimbabwean tourism minister sacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira on Thursday, a statement from Zimbabwe's presidency said, after she was detained over the disappearance of millions of dollars during her time as welfare minister....
16:00 2019-08-09

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
13:32 2019-05-24

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
13:00 2019-07-05

Our judges are best in the world, says minister in row over ruling Defence Secretary Ben Wallace was forced today to defend Britain's judges after a Cabinet colleague sparked a furious row by suggesting that the courts were now seen as "getting involved in politics"....
00:32 2019-09-13

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
00:16 2019-07-23

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader who would put a no-deal departure from the European Union back on the agenda....
18:00 2019-05-24

'It happens every year', UK minister says of suspending parliament Britain's defense secretary Ben Wallace said on Thursday that the suspension of parliament is an annual occurrence, as he arrived in Helsinki for talks with his European Union counterparts....
09:32 2019-08-29

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......
15:16 2019-07-23

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
09:16 2019-05-22

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....
03:00 2019-05-24

'Something has to change at ENI', says Italy deputy minister Italy's deputy industry minister said that "something has to change" at oil and gas group Eni after news emerged that the company's chief executive was under investigation for a conflict-of-interest issue over dealings in the Congo....
17:48 2019-09-27

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected....
16:32 2019-07-21

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....
23:16 2019-06-18

UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond says he'd resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he can't support a leader happy to leave the EU with no deal....
21:16 2019-07-21

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
18:32 2019-05-22

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticized the United States on Sunday for its support of an independent Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war between the two countries would be a disaster....
03:48 2019-06-02

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
17:00 2019-05-22

UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: Sky British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky reported....
12:16 2019-07-24

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
12:00 2019-07-17

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
23:16 2019-05-22

Oil contaminating Brazil's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela', minister says Government says foreign ship appears to have caused the spill, in accusation likely to further strain Brazilian-Venezuelan relationsThick crude oil that has stained hundreds of miles of pristine Brazilian beach in recent weeks probably originated in ...
04:48 2019-10-10

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
16:16 2019-07-17

Norway will not ban Huawei from 5G mobile network: minister Norway does not plan to block China's Huawei Technologies[HWT.UL] from building the country's 5G telecoms network, cabinet minister Nikolai Astrup told Reuters, a decision that puts it at odds with NATO ally the United States....
14:16 2019-09-26

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....
03:16 2019-05-28

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says....
04:00 2019-08-29

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before elections....
14:48 2019-08-25

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former P...
04:32 2019-06-11

Germany should aim to be a leader in hydrogen technology: minister Germany should aim to be a leader in technologies needed to make and utilize hydrogen, which offers a green alternative to fossil fuels in the shift toward a low carbon economy, the economy minister said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-10-09

Theresa May Officially Steps Down as Prime Minister (LONDON) — Buckingham Palace says that Theresa May has tendered her resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, clearing the way for Boris Johnson to become the new prime minister of the United Kingdom. The monarch accepted, setting in train the handove...
16:48 2019-07-24

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to right-wing terrorism....
04:32 2019-06-22

Indonesian minister stabbed by IS-linked couple The security minister, Wiranto, was treated at a hospital for two stab wounds to the abdomen after having been attacked by a married couple. Islamist extremism has risen in Indonesia in recent years....
12:00 2019-10-11

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
13:32 2019-06-21

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...
17:48 2019-05-26

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded defiantly to the US targeting him for his role as Iran's chief diplomat. The sanctions raise questions about the Trump administration's stated willingness to talk with Tehran....
06:16 2019-08-01

Turkish minister says govt will respond to any US sanctions Turkey’s foreign minister has reiterated that his country intends to respond to any U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems...
14:48 2019-07-22

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
20:32 2019-08-11

Pak Service Fee From Pilgrims To Kartarpur Is "Tax", Says Union Minister Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday condemned Islamabad''s insistence to charge a service fee of USD 20 from pilgrims to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara and compared it with ''jaziya''....
08:00 2019-10-06

Ex-minister accused of mismanaging Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
03:48 2019-09-19

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
15:32 2019-08-12

| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity of the opposition leader....
23:00 2019-09-18

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such "unacceptable" behavior....
23:32 2019-07-21

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too imp...
10:32 2019-06-03

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
18:48 2019-08-05

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...
12:32 2019-07-23

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.        ...
16:48 2019-07-22

| SA Sports Minister says PSL blackout grave concern With the SABC not showing any matches from the opening weekend of the Absa Premiership, the South African government has stepped in to try and solve the situation....
17:00 2019-08-07

| Sports minister says PSL blackout grave concern With the SABC not showing any matches from the opening weekend of the Absa Premiership, the South African government has stepped in to try and solve the situation....
01:00 2019-08-08

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, 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 res...
18:32 2019-06-13

J&K Will Have Polls, Will Still Have MLAs, Chief Minister, Cabinet: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government's Kashmir decision would bring about a host of positive changes in the lives of the common man. It would mean the protection of Indian laws,......
18:00 2019-08-08

Trade Deal With US "Not That Easy", Says Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said that a trade deal with the U.S. is "not that easy," but trade ministers from both sides were trying to iron out their differences....
15:32 2019-10-05

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...
13:32 2019-06-06

Boris Johnson Is Poised to Be U.K. Prime Minister 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....
13:32 2019-07-23

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....
13:48 2019-07-23

Angela Merkel, defense minister to fly to US on two planes The German chancellor and the defense minister will fly concurrently to the east coast of the US on separate jets. Merkel is attending the UN climate summit days after announcing a major drive to cut emissions....
13:32 2019-09-22

No one will be stranded, UK minister says on Thomas Cook future British foreign minister Dominic Raab said the government had contingency plans in case talks to rescue travel company Thomas Cook fail, and sought to reassure holidaymakers that they will not end up stuck overseas....
14:32 2019-09-22

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
18:48 2019-08-16

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior minister....
00:48 2019-07-25

"No Threat To Citizenship Of Indians": Union Minister On NRC There should not be an atmosphere of "confusion or fear" over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as it does not pose a threat to the citizenship of Indians, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi......
21:00 2019-10-08

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....
00:16 2019-08-21

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....
16:32 2019-06-18

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
11:16 2019-06-21

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
21:48 2019-06-15

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...
00:32 2019-06-22

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
00:32 2019-06-10

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....
05:32 2019-07-24

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
22:00 2019-05-30

"How Many Jobs Have You Given In 5 Years?" Priyanka Gandhi To Minister Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday asked Union Minister Santosh Gangwar to provide figures for jobs provided to people in North India in the last five year....
02:00 2019-09-17

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
00:16 2019-06-02

| 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....
17:48 2019-06-18

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
01:48 2019-08-01

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....
19:48 2019-06-18

"Am I Talking To The Next Chief Minister?" What Aaditya Thackeray Said Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray took out a huge roadshow in Mumbai today before filing his nomination papers to contest the Maharashtra election from Worli. The 29-year-old is the first of his......
10:32 2019-10-03

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towards a regional war, Alistair Burt, the UK’s ministe...
14:16 2019-05-31

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-left party said on Wednesday....
14:32 2019-06-19

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
00:16 2019-05-31

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...
07:32 2019-05-29

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed....
11:48 2019-05-26

Russian minister on transporting resources from the Arctic CNBC's Tanvir Gill speaks to Russian trade minister Denis Manturov. He says, in 10 years, the country expects to transport 200 million pounds of cargo a year from the Arctic....
12:32 2019-09-09

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says Japan's Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday....
10:32 2019-09-10

Car In UP Minister's Convoy Falls Into Pit; 2 Policemen Injured Two policemen were injured when a car deployed in the security of Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Nand Gopal Gupta ''Nandi'' fell into a three-foot-deep pit, officials said on Monday....
13:00 2019-10-14

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
00:16 2019-07-04

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
23:16 2019-07-05

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance....
04:00 2019-09-07

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse gases....
10:48 2019-09-08

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 ...
14:00 2019-05-24

Son of former Japan PM Koizumi to be named environment minister: NHK The popular son of former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi will be named environment minister when incumbent Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
15:00 2019-09-10

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as the chief minister" of West Bengal. "The party......
15:32 2019-05-25

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
14:48 2019-05-22

The Latest: Hungarian minister rails against migration Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto railed against what he called the “dangerous phenomenon” of migration in a speech that reflected the country’s nationalist policies...
02:16 2019-09-27

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
11:32 2019-05-25

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...
13:00 2019-07-09

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?...
20:16 2019-07-12

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
04:00 2019-05-23

Netanyahu condemns his minister’s remarks on gays Israel’s prime minister is condemning remarks by his education minister in favor of “conversion therapy,” a controversial psychotherapy technique that seeks to turn gays into heterosexuals...
16:48 2019-07-14

New Saudi Oil Minister Backs Cuts In Production Saudi Arabia's new energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, said Monday that oil production cuts would benefit all exporting nations, in an indication he will support further reductions to......
15:32 2019-09-09

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say 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....
03:48 2019-05-24

Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies, in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has been allowed to claim a provisional $6.1 billion tax write-off in the Netherlands....
15:48 2019-09-02

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric Wiebes said on Wednesday....
18:32 2019-05-22

31 Fishermen Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning: Minister A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state......
06:16 2019-07-08

UPDATE 3-Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
16:48 2019-05-22

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....
19:48 2019-05-24

Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months Cyprus’ energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast at eight separate sites over the next two years...
22:32 2019-05-21

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer - minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
22:32 2019-05-22

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
13:16 2019-07-13

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
18:16 2019-05-23

Saudi Arabia Names New Energy Minister Saudi Arabia has relieved its energy minister Khalid al-Falih from his post, less than a week after he was removed as chairman of its state-owned oil giant. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is taking on the role, marking the first time Saudi Arabia has pl...
04:48 2019-09-08

"This NRC Won't Help Get Rid Of Foreigners": Assam Minister Himanta Sarma Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma says the National Register of Citizens or NRC -- the list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from the northeastern state - cannot......
06:32 2019-08-31

"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.......
06:00 2019-09-07

"Twisted But...": Minister On "Rs 120 Crore-A-Day" Remark On Economy Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has withdrawn his yesterday's comment where he cited the box-office collections of three Bollywood movies and said the economy was in good shape. In a series of......
13:00 2019-10-13

Hurricane Dorian To Cause More Deaths, Says Bahamas Minister Hurricane Dorian weakened slightly as it crawled towards the southeast coast of the United States on Tuesday after leaving at least five people dead and a swathe of destruction in the Bahamas....
05:00 2019-09-04

New Foreign Minister Replies To Tweets For Help By Indians Abroad Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
15:32 2019-06-02

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....
15:16 2019-06-02

Malaysian cabinet minister denies links to sex video Malaysia's economic affairs minister Mohamed Azmin Ali on Wednesday denied links to a sex video purporting to show him with a man, saying the allegation was an attempt to end his political career....
15:00 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become Britain’s next prime minister, repeating a pledge to pull Britain out of the EU by Oct. 31—but the challenge he faces became quickly apparent....
20:32 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
22:32 2019-05-22

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur on Sunday. On......
22:48 2019-06-17

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
11:16 2019-06-18

"Don't Need Lessons From You": Harsimrat Kaur Badal Slams Pak Minister Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday launched an attack on Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhary Hussain over his recent remarks about Punjabis in the Indian Army and said it shows his......
09:48 2019-08-14

"We'll Have A BJP Chief Minister Soon In Jammu & Kashmir": Ravinder Raina The BJP is hopeful of getting its "first Chief Minister" in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 from the state two months ago and the planned delimitation of the Assembly......
16:32 2019-10-07

France disagrees with U.S. sanctions on Iranian foreign minister France said on Thursday voiced concern over a U.S. move to impose sanctions on Iran's foreign minister and said that along with Britain and Germany it disagreed with the decision, the French Foreign Ministry said....
21:32 2019-08-01

Goa Chief Minister Says He Has Good Reason To Keep His Phone Switched Off Explaining the idiosyncrasies of running an administration, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said easy access to Ministers and even the Chief Minister could prove to be a bane for......
22:00 2019-10-12

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
15:16 2019-06-02

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He also blamed internal disagreements for his decision....
10:48 2019-07-10

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
09:32 2019-06-02

"Don't Use...": Javadekar's Appeal After Minister Launches Green Crackers Prakash Javadekar appealed to the public to refrain from using firecrackers and urged people to "don't even use green firecrackers" that were unveiled only 24 hours earlier by Union Health Minister......
16:32 2019-10-07

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served......
15:32 2019-06-02

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
09:32 2019-06-02

Lebanese PM talks to Saudi minister about support for economy Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri spoke to the Saudi finance minister on Saturday about support for the Lebanese economy and preparations for the first meeting of a bilateral council, his media office said....
16:16 2019-09-21

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next trade and investment minister....
01:16 2019-06-18

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
19:16 2019-08-16

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
11:32 2019-06-07

Oil plummets 6% as Saudi minister says supplies fully restored Oil prices tumbled about 6% on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said the country has managed to restore oil supplies to where they stood before weekend attacks on its facilities shut 5% of global oil output....
01:00 2019-09-18

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick resolution to a potentially damaging log-jam....
11:32 2019-06-19

Russian culture minister dismisses comics as 'for those who can't read well' Vladimir Medinsky’s comments have sparked backlash from fans and boosted sales, according to one Russian publisherThe Russian culture minister’s dismissal of comic books as “for those who can’t read well” has sparked a backlash from fans but also boo...
14:16 2019-09-17

Brazil arrests former minister's son for bribes linked to giant dam Brazilian authorities arrested a former energy minister's son on Tuesday for allegedly receiving 50 million reais in bribes ($12 million) together with his father, involving the construction of a giant dam....
15:00 2019-09-10

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his detractors by surprise....
05:48 2019-07-11

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
01:16 2019-08-19

'Aphrodisiac' beavers good for food, says Polish minister Beavers could be a good source of food, Poland's agriculture minister said on Friday, after he outraged animal rights activists by joking the aphrodisiac qualities of the rodents' tails could encourage Poles to eat them....
22:16 2019-06-07

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge....
03:48 2019-06-12

Rajasthan Minister Says Veer Savarkar Was Against Cow, BJP Hits Back A Rajasthan minister has invoked Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's scepticism over cow worship, triggering protests by the opposition BJP....
21:16 2019-07-23

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social Democratic party, Merkel’s junior-coalition p...
16:16 2019-06-19

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
07:48 2019-05-31

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament on Friday. Satya Pal Singh, a senior BJP lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he......
17:48 2019-07-19

Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets: minister Croatia is in talks with Sweden and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernize its air force, Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday....
15:32 2019-05-23

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force......
12:16 2019-06-18

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
21:16 2019-06-19

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as these notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, the Italian finance minister said on Saturday....
10:32 2019-06-08

Arjun Ram Meghwal: Former Bureaucrat Sworn In As Minister Of State Former IAS officer Arjun Ram Meghwal defeated his cousin, an ex-IPS officer, in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections to make it to the Parliament....
02:32 2019-05-31

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....
19:48 2019-07-19

El Salvador files graft charges against ex-justice minister Prosecutors in El Salvador are accusing an ex-minister of justice and public security of illicit enrichment and seeking restitution of over $1 million in allegedly misappropriated government funds...
23:16 2019-07-19

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
12:16 2019-08-01

India Capable Of Dealing With Any Situation: Minister On Pak Drones India is capable of dealing with any situation, Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Yesso Naik said on Friday over incidents of drones from Pakistan airdropping weapons in Punjab....
16:00 2019-09-27

US 'In Denial' Over Saudi Attacks: Iran Foreign Minister The US is "in denial" over attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia, Iran's top diplomat said Tuesday, after Washington blamed weekend strikes on Tehran despite Yemeni rebels claiming......
00:00 2019-09-18

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome" number of reported rape cases and sexual assaults,......
14:00 2019-07-08

Kartarpur Corridor In India To Be Complete By September 30: Minister The construction of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side will be completed by September 30, said Punjab PWD minister Vijay Inder Singla Saturday....
20:16 2019-06-01

"Entire Neighbourhood, Minus One...": Foreign Minister's Jab At Pakistan The entire South Asian neighbourhood, minus one, has been a fairly good story for regional cooperation, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said today, in an oblique reference to Pakistan....
15:00 2019-10-04

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sovereignty....
02:00 2019-09-12

Ram Jethmalani, Veteran Lawyer And Former Union Minister, Dies At 95 Ram Jethmalani, one of India's well-knownlawyers and a former union minister, died this morning at his home in Delhi. He was 95. The legal veteran died at 7:45 am, his son Mahesh Jethmalani said....
11:48 2019-09-08

What Lies Ahead With Amit Shah As Home Minister With BJP chief Amit Shah being appointed as the Union Home Minister, a lot is expected to change as far as matters concerning internal security and centre-state relations are concerned....
09:32 2019-06-01

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
02:32 2019-07-07

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....
01:48 2019-07-20

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa May as prime minister....
04:32 2019-06-01

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
04:32 2019-06-01

Saudi energy minister to hold press conference Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday, knocking out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production — or 50% of the kingdom's oil output. NBC News reports that American intelligenc...
20:32 2019-09-17

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
00:16 2019-06-01

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
00:16 2019-06-01

Swinson talks up chances of being PM - and would create minister for happiness Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has talked up their chances of winning a general election - and she would appoint a minister for happiness upon becoming prime minister....
19:32 2019-09-17

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
11:32 2019-07-08

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...
13:48 2019-07-23

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment....
21:16 2019-06-05

Turkmenistan’s president fires minister over graft probe Turkmenistan’s president has fired his interior minister after the nation’s chief prosecutor presented a report accusing Interior Ministry officials of corruption...
21:32 2019-10-02

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
18:32 2019-07-22

Boris Johnson could be forced out as UK Prime Minister next week British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be forced out of office next week as opposition lawmakers try to join forces to replace him with an interim administration in order to secure another Brexit delay....
22:32 2019-09-28

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a peti...
18:32 2019-06-05

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, police said Wednesday....
00:48 2019-06-13

Ex-minister denied vote to test new British PM's support: BBC Ex-foreign office minister Alan Duncan quit his post on Monday to try to force an emergency vote testing parliament's confidence in a new Conservative prime minister but the speaker John Bercow turned down the request, the BBC reported....
17:16 2019-07-22

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of financial misconduct related to the construction of two dams, an unprecedented detention of a sitting minister for corruption in a country notorious for graft....
17:16 2019-07-22

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....
04:00 2019-05-22

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....
20:48 2019-07-08

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
15:16 2019-06-06

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
03:32 2019-06-05

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defenses, its foreign minister said on Monday, adding he thinks President Donald Trump wants to avoid such measures...
17:16 2019-07-22

India minister says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comments on the debt-laden carrier since it was reelected last month....
13:16 2019-06-14

UK finance minister Javid says he is "turning the page on austerity" British finance minister Sajid Javid said he was "turning the page on austerity" as he promised the biggest spending increases in 15 years, a move widely seen as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's push for an election to break the Brexit impasse....
17:00 2019-09-04

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...
18:16 2019-06-13

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen by an Italian firm....
00:01 2019-07-23

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
23:32 2019-06-05

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....
22:16 2019-09-08

Brazil prosecutors file charges against tourism minister Brazilian prosecutors have filed charges against Tourism Minister Marcelo Álvaro Antônio for alleged campaign finance fraud, the prosecutors' press office in Minas Gerais state said on Friday....
00:32 2019-10-05

UK's Johnson says not true intelligence withheld from him as foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Friday it was not true that secret intelligence was withheld from him when he was foreign minister....
14:48 2019-07-05

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to remove the official from office....
19:32 2019-08-06

India's new finance minister will be presenting her first budget. Here's what to expect India's new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a full-year budget on Friday. Analysts expect a focus on consumption and investment....
06:48 2019-07-05

India’s former foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, dies at 67 India’s former external affairs minister and a leader of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party Sushma Swaraj has died at a hospital in New Delhi...
21:00 2019-08-06

Sushma Swaraj, BJP Veteran And Former Foreign Minister, Dies At 67 Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister and one of the BJP's tallest leaders who was respected across party lines, has died, Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences said late this evening. A......
22:32 2019-08-06

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
14:32 2019-06-13

Maharashtra Minister Blames Crabs For Dam Breach That Killed 14 Maharashtra Water Conservation Minister Tanaji Sawant on Thursday said that the dam breach in Ratnagiri district, which claimed the lives of 14people, was due to a large number of crabs that gathered......
04:48 2019-07-05

Sushma Swaraj, India's former foreign minister, dies at 67 Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away in New Delhi late Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a hospital statement....
01:16 2019-08-07

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated. A statement on Thursday by th...
15:00 2019-06-13

Former Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj dies age 67 Sushma Swaraj was one of India's best-known female politicians and stood out with a pioneering, active presence on social media. She served as foreign minister from 2014 until earlier this year....
11:32 2019-08-07

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the...
16:32 2019-06-13

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the final years of its international bailouts....
15:48 2019-07-08

Rs 4.94 Crore Recovery Notice Sent To Madhya Pradesh Ex-Minister Former Madhya Pradesh Minister Rajendra Shukla has received a recovery notice of Rs 4.94 crore from the municipal corporation office at Rewa town over an irregularity in payment caused by a promise......
03:00 2019-09-28

German foreign minister heading to Iran next week BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the faltering nuclear accord between Tehran and leading world powers. Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Adebahr said Thursday that the visit is part of a broader ...
16:16 2019-06-06

UK finance minister Javid says he is 'turning the page on austerity' British finance minister Sajid Javid said he was "turning the page on austerity" as he outlined spending increases which are widely seen part of a push for an early election by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to break the country's Brexit impasse....
15:32 2019-09-04

No Stressed MSMEs To Be Declared Bad Loan: Finance Minister At a press conference after meeting PSU bank heads, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there already exists a circular from the Reserve Bank that provides for stressed loan accounts of MSMEs not......
21:16 2019-09-19

Top UN Body "Not Waiting With Garlands": Pak Minister On India's J&K Move Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has asked Pakistanis to not live in a "fool's paradise" by expecting United Nations Security Council to "wait with garlands" to support Islamabad's......
07:16 2019-08-13

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
15:32 2019-06-03

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....
17:48 2019-07-21

Mexico in talks with digital platforms about taxes: minister Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Monday that his government is in talks with digital platforms about taxes, aiming to ensure that all corporations pay their share....
19:00 2019-09-09

Brazil infrastructure projects are environmentally sustainable: minister Brazil's infrastructure projects are environmentally sustainable and several of them can be carried out in harmony with the needs of the Amazon rainforest, Infrastructure Minister Tarcisio Freitas said on Friday....
20:16 2019-09-27

Redevelopment Of Parliament Building Likely To Begin Next Year: Minister Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said today that the construction work on the government's mega plan to redevelop the Parliament Building, Central Vista and a composite complex for various ministries......
13:48 2019-09-13

Man Who Posted Against Tripura Chief Minister Sent To Police Custody A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting "fake news" on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's personal life was Sunday remanded in police custody for two days on charges of forging documents....
07:16 2019-06-17

J&K Prohibitory Orders Limited To Only 13-14 Police Stations: Minister The government on Tuesday said that prohibitory orders imposed in Jammu and Kashmir are limited to a little over a dozen police stations and there there have been no cases of police firing or use of......
05:00 2019-09-04

"Didi Not Well...": Minister Babul Supriyo Snarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Row Union Minister Babul Supriyo pressed on with his attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after she objected to BJP supporters shouting "Jai Shri Ram" over what she claimed was the BJP......
07:32 2019-06-03

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s modeled everything from lacy underwear to designer dud...
07:16 2019-07-21

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...
07:32 2019-06-03

Terrorist risk still 'very high' in France: interior minister France's interior minister said on Monday that the terrorist risk remained "high" to "very high" in France following the killing of four police personnel by a radicalized colleague....
09:00 2019-10-07

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruling BJP in Chandigarh on Thursday....
02:16 2019-08-02

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......
02:16 2019-08-02

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
18:32 2019-07-06

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
10:16 2019-07-22

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs - minister France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs, French Healthcare Minister Agnes Buzyn said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday, adding that the new policy would be fully implemented from the start of 2021....
21:01 2019-07-09

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
02:00 2019-06-04

France would consider any Renault deal respecting its interests: minister The French government is open to tie-ups involving Renault as long as French industrial interests are protected, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday....
17:32 2019-06-06

Get Green Crackers With 30% Less Emissions This Diwali: Union Minister Green crackers with 30 per cent less emissions have entered the market, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan announced today, noting that the step has been taken so that people's sentiments are taken care of......
20:00 2019-10-05

Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike “We don’t want war,” Mohammad Javad Zarif told CNN, “but we won’t blink to defend our territory.” U.S. and Saudi officials have blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities....
15:00 2019-09-19

Kenya’s finance minister arrested for fraud, corruption Kenya’s criminal investigation chief says the country’s finance minister has been arrested for fraud and corruption charges over the construction of two dams in western Kenya...
15:16 2019-07-22

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
04:00 2019-06-15

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his party failed to win a plurality of seats....
18:00 2019-06-06

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
11:00 2019-06-15

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself....
15:16 2019-07-23

Ram Vilas Paswan Wants Son Chirag As Minister. "Which Father Wouldn't?" Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want......
15:00 2019-05-22

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
20:48 2019-06-12

Minister Giriraj Singh Trolls His Own On Iftar "Pretence" The ruling coalition's pinpricks in Bihar seem to be unrelenting. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar remains upset about being denied more than one cabinet spot in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.......
13:32 2019-06-04

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G- security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:32 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
04:00 2019-07-04

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:16 2019-06-04

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
09:01 2019-06-04

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf......
00:48 2019-08-02

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condition of the patient suffering from the disease, the......
18:48 2019-06-09

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that he described as a "dirty war"....
10:00 2019-05-28

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest and that potential trade barriers are unjustified....
20:32 2019-08-23

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....
00:16 2019-08-24

Tonga’s prime minister, who nurtured democracy, dies at 78 Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who is credited with helping bring democracy to the small Pacific island nation, has died at 78 after suffering pneumonia...
07:00 2019-09-12

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
09:00 2019-07-14

Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66 Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first-term Cabinet, has died in a New Delhi hospital after a prolonged illness at age 66...
11:16 2019-08-24

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial residence....
04:16 2019-07-17

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
15:01 2019-06-23

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom to resign Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, who spearheaded the country's feminist foreign policy when she took office in 2014, said on Friday she would resign from her post to spend more time with her family....
18:32 2019-09-06

"Cheated His Own Community": UP Minister Hits Out At Azam Khan An Uttar Pradesh minister today accused Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan of cheating the people of his own community, saying that the cases against the controversial Sleader were filed by those he......
17:32 2019-09-05

"Nitin Gadkari As Agriculture Minister": Farmer Who Sent Earnings To PM A farmer from Nashik in Maharashtra, who had caused a flutter last year by sending his paltry earnings from onion sale to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has requested him to make Nitin Gadkari......
01:32 2019-05-28

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
20:32 2019-07-14

Centre's Team In J&K To Identify Development Projects: Minister A Minority Affairs Ministry team will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days from Tuesday to identify the areas to implement centrally-sponsored development projects after provisions of Article 370 was......
18:48 2019-08-25

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
23:32 2019-07-16

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon has made him “the most despised and detested leader” on earth, Brazil’s former environment minister has...
23:48 2019-08-25

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....
11:48 2019-05-25

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
00:48 2019-05-25

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
05:32 2019-07-17

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
07:16 2019-06-22

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister: Live Updates Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
17:16 2019-05-24

Five Facts About Priti Patel, Britain's New Interior Minister Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Priti Patel as interior minister, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
06:00 2019-07-25

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming to end Afghanistan's lengthy civil war....
19:32 2019-06-22

Iran minister indicates satellite undamaged after failed launch Iran's telecommunications minister suggested in a tweet on Saturday that an Iranian satellite was undamaged after a failed launch, which U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted about hours earlier....
07:32 2019-08-31

Jo Johnson quits as MP and minister, citing 'national interest' PM appears rattled by move in which brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ Follow all the day’s political developments – liveBoris Johnson’s premiership has been dealt an extraordinary blow after his brother, Jo Johnson, announced he was quitting the c...
02:48 2019-09-06

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....
20:32 2019-06-27

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
20:48 2019-06-09

Pak Minister Gets Electric Shock While Speaking Against PM Modi At Rally A Pakistan Minister on Friday received an electric shock while criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an Islamabad rally, organised against India's move to end special status to Jammu and......
06:32 2019-08-31

UK minister says he talked about Port Talbot with Tata Steel A British government minister said on Tuesday that talks he held with Tata Steel this week were about issues relating to the firm's site in Port Talbot in Wales....
15:48 2019-05-21

No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Oil Minister India consumed 211.6 million tonne of petroleum products in 2018-19. Of this, diesel consumption was 83.5 million tonne and petrol 28.3 million tonne....
12:00 2019-07-17

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....
01:00 2019-05-26

Won't Tolerate Mob Killing Or Any Crime: Jharkhand Chief Minister Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asserted that there will be no discrimination on the basis of caste or religion while dealing with those involved in mob killing or other crimes and anarchy......
14:48 2019-07-07

Complaint lodged over minister's 'utterly untrue' claim Green MP Caroline Lucas has lodged a complaint after energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng made the "utterly untrue" suggestion that she flies regularly to France - despite her having called for action to reduce the number of flights Britons take....
01:48 2019-10-02

Angel Tax Provisions For Start-Ups Removed, Says Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today made a number of announcements to revive economic growth as the country faces a slowdown. At a press brief, she said India's growth rate is "higher than......
15:32 2019-08-23

| Egypt will not allow protesters to spread 'chaos' - prime minister Egypt's prime minister has warned his government would not allow protesters to spread 'chaos' after small rallies erupted against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi last month....
21:00 2019-10-09

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?...
15:16 2019-07-24

All Possible Help Being Extended: Union Minister After Odisha Mine Mishap Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday expressed grief over the incident of dump slide at an opencast coal mine in Odisha's Talcher district, where three labourers are still feared trapped and......
19:00 2019-07-24

Bringing BCCI Under NADA Is Big Achievement For Me: Sports Minister BCCI, earlier this month forced to come under NADA's ambit, a landmark development that has opened up the possibility of the cricket board becoming a National Sports Federation as per government......
21:48 2019-08-26

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prime minister and his governing Socialists insist the votes will go ahead as scheduled this weekend...
00:48 2019-06-28

Former Tory minister 'appalled' over Jennifer Arcuri allegations Margot James says it was a ‘big mistake’ to award government cash to US entrepreneur’s firmThe former digital minister, Margot James, has said she was “totally appalled” that a government scheme she had championed to foster UK cyber skills benefited ...
14:16 2019-10-01

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in his spat with Paris....
00:16 2019-08-29