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Explained: How Benjamin Netanyahu's allies could help beat the charges against him
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Explained: How Benjamin Netanyahu's allies could help beat the charges against him

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return to office from where he could attempt to resolve his years-long legal problems through new legislation pushed by his far-right and ultra-Orthodox allies. According to critics, such a legal crusade is an attack on Israel's democracy

Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau to defend to inquiry use of emergency powers against trucker protests
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Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau to defend to inquiry use of emergency powers against trucker protests

The Public Order Emergency Commission will hear Trudeau's statement about the rarely used powers, which were invoked in February after weeks of trucker-led protests that brought Ottawa to a standstill and disrupted trade

PM to inaugurate 'No Money for Terror' Ministerial Conference in Delhi this weekend
India

PM to inaugurate 'No Money for Terror' Ministerial Conference in Delhi this weekend

Amit Shah will conclude the event and convey India's determination in its fight against terrorism as well as its support systems for achieving success against it

Israel's former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu poised to retake reins of power
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Israel's former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu poised to retake reins of power

The veteran right-winger, who is on trial over corruption allegations that he denies, will have at least 28 days to build a coalition with his allies -- two ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties a rising extreme-right alliance called Religious Zionism

Lessons from Yoda: What Britain's PM Rishi Sunak can learn about governance from his favourite movie 'Star Wars'
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Lessons from Yoda: What Britain's PM Rishi Sunak can learn about governance from his favourite movie 'Star Wars'

Rishi Sunak is most likely the biggest 'Star Wars' fan to serve as prime minister of the United Kingdom. It has been reported that he finds inspiration in films, both personally and politically. Here are a few lessons Sunak should take note of

Mette Frederiksen: The anti-immigration left leader who has won again in Denmark
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Mette Frederiksen: The anti-immigration left leader who has won again in Denmark

Mette Frederiksen, the 44-year-old who is a fan of canned mackerel and Instagram, with her 'zero refugee' policy is poised to form a new government after winning Denmark's election this week

PM Modi to address inaugural session of Global Investors Meet 'Invest Karnataka 2022' today
India

PM Modi to address inaugural session of Global Investors Meet 'Invest Karnataka 2022' today

According to the official press release, the meeting aims to attract prospective investors and set up development agenda for the next decade. The three-day programme, being held from November 2 to November 4 in Bengaluru, would witness more than 80 speaker sessions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Chintan Shivir of home ministers of states via video conference
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Chintan Shivir of home ministers of states via video conference

According to the statement, the Chintan Shivir of home ministers is an endeavour to provide a national perspective to policy formulation on internal security-related matters

All eyes on Rishi Sunak as he takes early lead in UK's PM race with support of over 100 MPs
World

All eyes on Rishi Sunak as he takes early lead in UK's PM race with support of over 100 MPs

Rishi Sunak will automatically become party leader and prime minister if his opponents fail to win 100 nominations from their fellow Tory MPs

Poor politics and poorer policies: The downfall of Liz Truss as British prime minister, explained
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Poor politics and poorer policies: The downfall of Liz Truss as British prime minister, explained

Liz Truss began as Britain's prime minister in September, proposing a radical agenda that she claimed was designed to kick-start economic growth. But the polar opposite happened, triggering an immediate economic meltdown from which she never recovered

Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida orders government probe into Unification Church
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Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida orders government probe into Unification Church

The group has been in the spotlight because the man accused of killing former premier Shinzo Abe was reportedly motivated by resentment against the church, which has been accused of pressuring members to make hefty donations

Explained: The big challenges before Iraq's new prime minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani
World

Explained: The big challenges before Iraq's new prime minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani

Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, a prominent Shiite political leader, faces a major task of earning the support of the millions of diehard supporters of fiery cleric Moqtada Sadr

'Not going anywhere' says UK finance minister, amid talk of new U-turns
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'Not going anywhere' says UK finance minister, amid talk of new U-turns

Pressure on the government intensified after a YouGov poll published by The Times newspaper said 43 per cent of Conservative voters wanted a new prime minister in Downing Street

British Prime Minister Liz Truss sticks by economic plan as Conservative Party worries
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British Prime Minister Liz Truss sticks by economic plan as Conservative Party worries

Truss acknowledged that the UK faces 'a very turbulent and stormy time', but said her policies would lead to a 'high-growth, low-tax economy' in the longer term

Demonstrations, self-immolation and more: The controversies over Japan's state funeral for Shinzo Abe
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Demonstrations, self-immolation and more: The controversies over Japan's state funeral for Shinzo Abe

The funeral has become controversial for two main reasons — questions around Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s overstepping his powers by solely approving the funeral and the issues around the Unification Church and its links to the Liberal Democratic Party

Was Netaji Subhas Bose the first prime minister of independent India? Let’s discuss this at least
India

Was Netaji Subhas Bose the first prime minister of independent India? Let’s discuss this at least

As a mature nation, we should honour the legacy of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and discuss his role, contributions and sacrifices

How new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss makes history with non-White top team
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How new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss makes history with non-White top team

For the first time in UK history, White men will not occupy the country's four most important ministerial positions. Liz Truss appointed Kwasi Kwarteng as Britain's first Black finance minister while James Cleverly is the first Black foreign minister

Liz Truss vs Rishi Sunak: The contrasting approaches in UK's leadership battle
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Liz Truss vs Rishi Sunak: The contrasting approaches in UK's leadership battle

The campaign, sparked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's resignation in July, has highlighted the pair's differing approaches to tackling the country's spiralling cost of living crisis

From prime minister to prison: The rise and fall of Malaysia’s Najib Razak
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From prime minister to prison: The rise and fall of Malaysia’s Najib Razak

The British-educated Najib Razak was seen by many Malaysians as an aloof elitist with little understanding of common people. After running the country for nine years, he now faces more than a decade in jail for corruption in a spectacular fall over his links to the misuse of public money

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, other leaders pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on birth anniversary
India

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, other leaders pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on birth anniversary

Rajiv Gandhi became India's youngest Prime Minister at the age of 40 when he assumed office in October 1984. He served as the Prime Minister of India till 2 December, 1989