Cabinet Minister Maurice Williamson has missed out on his chance to appear on the American chat-show Ellen.
For Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, winning the vote of confidence in Parliament was the easy part. His ruling Socialists hold a slim majority, and last week’s cabinet reshuffle elevated party hardliners to keep rogue deputies in line
From the epochal to the mundane, the decisions of Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew have steered the history of his island nation for more than half a century. But as the political party Lee founded in 1954 seeks to shore up its sliding fortunes with a younger and more politically outspoken electorate, the 87-year-old man regarded as modern Singapore’s founding father has withdrawn from day-to-day governance by quitting his Cabinet post along with Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who succeeded Lee as Prime Minister in 1990
Yemen’s revolution has been a slow-burning one.
INTERNATIONAL “Who Rules the World?” Opens, most auspiciously, the political New Year 1928. Not since the World War has a twelvemonth commenced with all nations so substantially at peace, with all major governments so markedly stable.
For months residents sensed that all was not right at the Oxford Apartments, a 49-unit low-rise building on Milwaukee’s crime-infested west side. A power saw buzzed at odd hours
After exactly three months in office, President Obama called a Cabinet meeting to announce his first push for federal belt tightening. His chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, had dubbed this initiative “the Dave project,” after the movie in which the eponymous presidential body double invites his accountant to the White House to slice waste out of the budget.
To the members of the National Security Council, seated around the coffin-shaped table in the Cabinet Room of the White House, the President of the U.S.
Four U.S. service members died in a roadside bombing attack, and two civilians were killed in crossfire during a military operation, military authorities in Afghanistan said Friday
There is no immediate danger of Afghanistan falling to the Taliban, one of President Obama’s top advisers said Sunday. “I don’t foresee the return of the Taliban,” National Security Adviser James Jones said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “And I want to be very clear that Afghanistan is not in danger — imminent danger — of falling.” Obama is overseeing a review of U.S.