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World 14 May 2019 | 2:24 AM

Czech protests over new justice minister enter third week

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Thousands protested in the Czech capital Prague for a third week running on Monday against a new justice minister who they fear could meddle in a criminal case against the prime minister.

World 01 May 2019 | 4:00 AM

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office

TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new government was sworn in.

World 27 Apr 2019 | 3:23 PM

Khan's interior minister pick raises questions about 'new' Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's new interior minister, appointed in a major cabinet reshuffle this month by Prime Minister Imran Khan, is a former spy chief and close ally of the country's last military ruler who has long been accused of deep ties to militant groups.

Metro News 26 Apr 2019 | 5:10 AM

FT Minister requested for walkabout at Taman Rimba Kiara, says press sec

THE Federal Territories Minister's visit to Taman Rimba Kiara is to see the area that would be affected by a proposed development project, says his press secretary, Zulkifli Sulong.

World 24 Apr 2019 | 1:34 AM

Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on 'racist' Netanyahu government

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli cabinet minister condemned U.S. Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday for describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government as racist over its treatment of Palestinians.

World 23 Apr 2019 | 4:30 PM

Singapore's finance minister Heng named deputy PM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore finance minister Heng Swee Keat is set to become deputy prime minister, the prime minister's office said in a statement on Tuesday, strengthening expectations he will take over as the future leader of the city-state.

World 22 Apr 2019 | 11:43 PM

Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud - minister

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.

World 02 Mar 2019 | 5:36 AM

Australian defence minister the latest to quit as election looms

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne said on Saturday he will not stand in elections due in May, becoming the latest high-profile resignation as opinion polls suggest Prime Minister Scott Morrison's centre-right government faces heavy defeat.

World 28 Feb 2019 | 11:45 AM

Canada's Trudeau disputes ex-minister's charge she was pressured on SNC-Lavalin

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, rejecting an opposition call for his resignation, disputed allegations on Wednesday by his former justice minister that government officials inappropriately pressured her to help a major company avoid a corruption trial.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2019 | 4:28 AM

Dr Balakrishnan appointed Singapore’s Acting Transport Minister

SINGAPORE (Bernama): Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has been appointed as the Acting Transport Minister in Singapore-Malaysia Bilateral Negotiations, according to the Prime Minister's Office.