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Government Forum 2016 launched

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received the Prime Minister, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince…
Ali Zeidan Elected as Libyan PM

Ali Zeidan Elected as Libyan PM

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(Tripoli) - Libya’s General National Congress elected Ali Zeidan, a long-time opponent of deposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi, as Prime Minister. “Ali Zeidan is elected prime minister and is asked to propose a cabinet within two weeks,” Mohammed…
Greek PM to miss EU summit, "troika" postpones trip

Greek PM to miss EU summit, troika postpones trip

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(Athens) - Greece's new Prime Minister and incoming finance minister, who have been ill, will miss this week's EU summit when Athens will propose easing the terms of its bailout and international lenders have had to postpone a first meeting…
Russian parliament confirms Medvedev as PM

Russian parliament confirms Medvedev as PM

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(France) - Russia’s lower house of parliament confirmed former head of state Dmitry Medvedev as Prime Minister after he was nominated by newly inaugurated President Vladimir Putin. Medvedev was backed by 299 deputies in the State Duma with…
Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister

Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister

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(Washington) - U.S. President, Barack Obama welcomed Japan’s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda at the White House, followed by a working lunch and then a joint news conference. Japanese Prime Minister comes as a step forward by Japan and United…