Minister http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29763/all en C.Africa PM unveils unity government http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cafrica-pm-unveils-unity-government-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Central African Republic President Francois Bozize on Sunday unveiled a new national unity government, handing the key defence portfolio to former rebels who nevertheless said they were short-changed.</p> <p>"We feel a sense of relief that we have set up a new government," Bozize said over national radio after sometimes fraught negotiations with the former rebels as well as opposition figures.</p> <p>The unity government is the fruit of a January 11 peace deal that ended a nearly month-long insurgency in the impoverished landlocked state.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cafrica-pm-unveils-unity-government-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defence minister Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom War AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:46:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744849 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's new government sworn in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140617/egypts-new-government-sworn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's new cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, was sworn in Tuesday with the finance and security ministers keeping their posts by the country's newly-elected President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi.</p> <p>Mahlab, who served for five month as an interim prime minister, retained his post following a landslide victory of former military chief in the May presidential vote.</p> <p>The swearing-in ceremony took place in the presidential palace in the capital, and the state television aired live footage from the ceremony early Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140617/egypts-new-government-sworn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Minister Xinhua News Agency Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:47:55 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6178789 at http://www.globalpost.com