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Acting ministers appointed in Justice and Education

The military Prime Minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, has appointed two acting ministers. They are Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam who will also look after the Ministry of Justice and deputy […]

Bernard Cazeneuve named Prime Minister

President François Hollande has appointed Bernard Cazeneuve as his new prime minister. Cazeneuve, who was Minister of the Interior, replaces Manuel Valls who stood down to stand as a presidential […]

Ghana votes in general election

Some 15,712,499 Ghanaians are eligible to vote in today’s general election which will see elections for a President, Vice-President and the 275 members of the Parliament of Ghana. In the […]

Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected President

Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission has confirmed that Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won the presidential election held on Sunday. Mirziyoyev of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party took 88.61% of the […]

Manuel Valls resigns as PM to stand for President

Following the decision by President François Hollande not to seek the Socialist Party (PS) nomination for next year’s presidential election, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has quit as premier so that […]

VP Leni Robredo resigns from Cabinet

Vice President Leni Robredo has resigned her Cabinet post following differences in principles and values with President Duterte. Here is the full statement from the Vice-President as published on her […]

Alexander Van der Bellen is Austria’s new President

The pro-European Independent/Green candidate in the presidential election second round runoff held yesterday has won, beating off a right wing Eurosceptic candidate. Alexander Van der Bellen, standing as an Independent […]

John Key resigns as Prime Minister

Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand has made a surprise announcement this morning that he is resigning his post for personal reasons. Deputy Prime Minister Bill English is expected […]

Matteo Renzi resigns after referendum defeat

President Sergio Mattarella will be looking for a new prime minister today after Matteo Renzi stood down overnight following a crushing defeat in yesterday’s constitutional referendum. The referendum, which would […]

Presidential Second Round Runoff today

Austria is to hold its second round runoff for a new president in a process which started on 24th April this year. The first second round runoff took place on […]

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