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Aug 25, 2014

French Prime Minister Moves to Dissolve Cabinet

Manuel Valls announced plans to dissolve the government after a rancorous battle in his cabinet over the direction of the economy...

Aug 21, 2014

Top General Becomes Thai Prime Minister, Sealing Military’s Rule

Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led the overthrow of Thailand’s government in May, was named prime minister Thursday by a rubber-stamp legislature...

Aug 22, 2014

Abe to Reshuffle Leadership

Japan's prime minister plans to make personnel changes—likely adding more women and up-and-coming politicians to the cabinet—as he strengthens his grip on power...

Aug 23, 2014

In Japan, Another Leader Takes Heat for Golfing During a Crisis

Opposition lawmakers criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for playing golf after deadly landslides, echoing criticism that President Obama faced earlier in the week... #Barack Obama #Shinzo Abe

Aug 22, 2014

Critic Said to Be Choice for India’s Chief Adviser

Arvind Subramanian, a United States-based economist, has criticized the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for policies that seem unfriendly to investors and markets... #India #Narendra Modi

Aug 27, 2014

Pakistani minister urges opposition leaders to back off their demand for PM's resignation

A Cabinet minister has urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government... #Pakistan #Islamabad

Aug 25, 2014

Thailand monarch officially endorses military junta leader as prime minister

Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on Monday following an endorsement from the country's monarch... #Thailand #Bangkok

Aug 22, 2014

Foreign Minister Nominated to Be Turkey’s Next Premier

Turkey’s governing party nominated Ahmet Davutoglu to succeed President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan as prime minister and party chairman... #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Aug 22, 2014

C. African Republic Prime Minister Names Cabinet

(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — The prime minister of Central African Republic has named a 31-member cabinet, including representatives of two groups that have been involved in horrific violence for more than a year. Mahamat Kamoun announced the... #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Aug 21, 2014

Thai military coup leader bestowed role of civilian prime minister

The general who led a military coup in Thailand three months ago took on the civilian mantle of prime minister Thursday when the legislators he appointed nominated him as sole candidate and voted overwhelmingly to make him government chief... #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan