Prime Minister of the United Kingdom http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29764/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 Croatia's tourism minister resigns over land transaction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/croatias-tourism-minister-resigns-over-land-transaction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Croatia due to join European Union in July</p> <p>* Ostojic says accusations unfounded</p> <p>ZAGREB, March 9 (Reuters) - Croatia's tourism minister resigned on Saturday over media accusations his family made a large profit from a land sale after a change in planning law in the region he represents.</p> <p>Veljko Ostojic is the fourth minister in the centre-left coalition to step down since it took power in December 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/croatias-tourism-minister-resigns-over-land-transaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia Disaster Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Republics Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:46:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5778061 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Iceland government scrapes through no confidence vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/update-1-iceland-government-scrapes-through-no-confidence-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Parliament votes 32 to 29 against "no confidence" motion</p> <p>* Protest vote against postponing constitutional reform</p> <p>* Weak coalition faces election on April 27 (Adds result of vote, quotes)</p> <p>REYKJAVIK, March 11 (Reuters) - Iceland's centre-left government survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Monday, with a close vote underlining the weakness of the coalition as it faces an election next month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/update-1-iceland-government-scrapes-through-no-confidence-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Motion of no confidence Politics Politics of the United Kingdom Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:15:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5779904 at http://www.globalpost.com Constitution commission convenes to discuss work so far http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/constitution-commission-convenes-discuss-work-so-far <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> A parliamentary commission assigned to draft a new constitution gathered on Monday to discuss the work of the commission thus far and decide whether or not to go ahead with efforts to create a new document following the prime minister's comment that the commission's deadline to conclude its work was April 1.</p><P>Justice and Development Party (AK Party) deputy Ahmet Iyimaya, who is also a member of the commission, spoke to reporters before the meeting and said the commission should maintain its “potential for reconciliation.” “This is not an independent commission.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/constitution-commission-convenes-discuss-work-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justice and Development Party Politics of Fiji Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Technology War Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:47:19 +0000 Asianet 5800458 at http://www.globalpost.com Filing of large number of nomination papers reflects great public interest: PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/filing-large-number-nomination-papers-reflects-great-public-interest-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Caretaker Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Friday said that filing of nomination papers in large numbers by the prospective candidates is an encouraging trend and a testimony of the faith that the people have in the democratic process.</p><P>In his opening remarks at the maiden federal cabinet meeting, the Prime Minister said that the first phase of filing of nomination papers has completed smoothly and the enthusiasm in the election process showed by people and the candidates is quite commendable.</p><P>He said the government has limited resources but with a will and deter</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/filing-large-number-nomination-papers-reflects-great-public-interest-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Social Issues Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:34:44 +0000 Asianet 5807921 at http://www.globalpost.com PM Prime Minister directs Ministry of Housing to observe merit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/pm-prime-minister-directs-ministry-housing-observe-merit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister Justice R Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has directed observance of transparency and fair play in the allotment of housing facilities to government employees.</p><P>The prescribed criteria should be strictly followed so that everyone gets equal opportunity according to the law of the land, he emphasized.</p><P>The Prime Minister was talking to Minister for Housing and Works, Dr.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/pm-prime-minister-directs-ministry-housing-observe-merit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Technology Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:11:25 +0000 Asianet 5808448 at http://www.globalpost.com Punjab for CCI meeting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130410/punjab-cci-meeting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> While announcing two holidays a week to conserve energy, the Punjab cabinet on Tuesday demanded the federal government call an immediate meeting of the Council of Common Interests to discuss equal load shedding in all the provinces and other issues.</p><P>The meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Najam Sethi, while expressing serious concern over the long-hour power outages in the Punjab, also called for ending the same without any delay.</p><P>The cabinet decided to observe two holidays (on Saturdays and Sundays) as a measure to save energy and mitigate sufferings at industrial and domestic </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130410/punjab-cci-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabinet of New Zealand Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Punjab Punjab, India Asianet Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:03:19 +0000 Asianet 5809364 at http://www.globalpost.com Khoso, Arif discuss media policy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130410/khoso-arif-discuss-media-policy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Minister for Information &amp; Broadcasting Arif Nizami, called on Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso at the Prime Minister’s House on Tuesday afternoon and discussed the media policy to be pursued by the caretaker government.</p><P>Talking to Minister Information, the Prime Minister said that the focus of the government is to hold free, fair and transparent elections in the country.</p><P>Arif Nizami exchanged views with the Prime Minister on various issues relating to the role of his Ministry and disseminating the message that the caretaker government is impartial.</p><P>The Prime Minis</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130410/khoso-arif-discuss-media-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:31:52 +0000 Asianet 5809404 at http://www.globalpost.com PM for immediate measures to improve power situation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/pm-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Water &amp; Power to take immediate measures to improve power situation and use all available resources to ensure power generation is optimized so that minimum load shedding is carried out in the country.</p><P>This direction was given by the Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing a high level meeting to review the power generation plants in the country.</p><P>The meeting was called to discuss power situation in the country after the Prime Minister took cognizance of reports of excessive load shedding in the country</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/pm-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Demand response Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:46:52 +0000 Asianet 5810816 at http://www.globalpost.com Power PM directs immediate measures to improve power situation in the country http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-country <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Water andamp; Power to take immediate measures to improve power situation and use all available resources to ensure power generation is optimized so that minimum load shedding is carried out in the country.</p><P>This direction was given by the Prime Minister Justice Retd Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing a high level meeting to review the power generation plants in the country.</p><P>The meeting was called to discuss power situation in the country after the Prime Minister took cognizance of reports of excessive load shedding in the country, a</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Demand response Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:02:46 +0000 Asianet 5811193 at http://www.globalpost.com Power PM directs immediate measures to improve power situation in the country http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-count-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Water &amp; Power to take immediate measures to improve power situation and use all available resources to ensure power generation is optimized so that minimum load shedding is carried out in the country.</p><P>This direction was given by the Prime Minister Justice Retd Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing a high level meeting to review the power generation plants in the country.</p><P>The meeting was called to discuss power situation in the country after the Prime Minister took cognizance of reports of excessive load shedding in the country, appe</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-count-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Demand response Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:32:14 +0000 Asianet 5812392 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's Morsi says to reshuffle cabinet 'soon' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/egypts-morsi-says-reshuffle-cabinet-soon <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>Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi will "soon" announce a cabinet reshuffle, he said in an interview to air on Saturday, but it is unlikely to meet opposition demands for an overhaul of the government.</p> <p>Morsi, under strong pressure from his opposition to sack Prime Minister Hisham Qandil, said: "There will be ministerial changes soon and they will affect several ministries," the official MENA news agency reported.</p> <p>It quoted excerpts of an interview Morsi gave to the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera news channel that will air at 1805 GMT.</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.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/egypts-morsi-says-reshuffle-cabinet-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egyptian revolution Mohamed Morsi Politics of Egypt Prime Minister of the United Kingdom AFP Sat, 20 Apr 2013 17:30:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5821117 at http://www.globalpost.com Czech PM faces showdown as coalition partners waver http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/czech-pm-faces-showdown-coalition-partners-waver <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jan Lopatka</p> <p>PRAGUE (Reuters) - Some members of the Czech Republic's governing coalition are considering ditching Prime Minister Petr Necas after his closest aide was charged with bribery and ordering illegal surveillance, his deputy said on Sunday.</p> <p>Necas faces a showdown with his coalition partners later on Sunday when they meet for talks following the arrest of his long-standing personal assistant Jana Nagyova.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/czech-pm-faces-showdown-coalition-partners-waver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Coalition government Human Interest Law Petr Necas Prime Minister of Denmark Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Jun 2013 17:01:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858205 at http://www.globalpost.com Czech prime minister steps down after graft scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/czech-prime-minister-steps-down-after-graft-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jana Mlcochova and Robert Muller</p> <p>PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas was forced to quit on Sunday by a graft and spying scandal involving his closest aide, pitching the European Union member state into a period of uncertainty over who will form the next government.</p> <p>Under the Czech constitution, the whole government will now have to step down, and there is likely to be horse-trading between the governing coalition, the opposition and the president before a replacement is in place.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/czech-prime-minister-steps-down-after-graft-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Human Interest Miroslav Kalousek Petr Necas Politics Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858356 at http://www.globalpost.com Czech president signals may appoint technocrat PM on Tuesday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/czech-president-signals-may-appoint-technocrat-pm-tuesday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jan Lopatka</p> <p>PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech President Milos Zeman confirmed on Monday he would announce the name of a new prime minister on Tuesday and gave strong hints he would opt for a technocrat rather than a political nominee, a move that may spark an early election.</p> <p>Petr Necas resigned a week ago following bribery and illegal spying charges against his closest aide. As head of state Zeman, a leftist, has the sole right to appoint a new prime minister.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/czech-president-signals-may-appoint-technocrat-pm-tuesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Human Interest Labor Law Miloš Zeman Politics of Europe Prime Minister of the United Kingdom War Thomson Reuters Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:33:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5865988 at http://www.globalpost.com