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World 08 Apr 2019 | 7:44 PM

South African court says Mozambique ex-finance minister can be extradited to U.S. - lawyer

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African court has ruled that Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang can be extradited to the United States, where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion (£1.5 billion) debt scandal, one of Chang's lawyers said on Monday.

World 25 Mar 2019 | 8:49 PM

Kosovo PM fires deputy minister over comments about NATO

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has fired the country's ethnic Serb deputy justice minister after she called NATO's 1999 bombing campaign against Serbia a "planned genocide".

World 24 Mar 2019 | 8:36 PM

Finnish minister threatened at election rally, escapes unhurt - police

(Reuters) - A Finnish cabinet minister was approached by "an agressive and threatening man" during an election rally on Sunday, but escaped unhurt, police said in a statement.

World 20 Mar 2019 | 1:16 PM

NZ foreign minister headed to Turkey to 'confront' Erdogan's mosque shooting comments

(Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of 50 people at mosques in Christchurch.

World 15 Mar 2019 | 12:41 AM

Norway's justice minister takes leave after partner arrested

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's justice minister will take a leave of absence following the arrest on Thursday of his partner, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.

Auto 11 Mar 2019 | 4:58 AM

Third national car not a flying car, says deputy MITI minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The third national car will not be a flying car, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming clarified, following misconceptions that the two are related projects.

World 10 Mar 2019 | 9:59 PM

Egypt's Sisi appoints close military ally as transport minister

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed military General Kamel al-Wazir as transport minister on Sunday, after the previous minister resigned following a train crash that left more than 20 dead at Cairo's main station last month.

World 23 Feb 2019 | 11:20 PM

Sudan's Bashir names VP, prime minister as protests continue

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese police fired teargas at demonstrators on Saturday as fresh protests broke out against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir, after he appointed a new prime minister and first vice president a day after declaring a state of emergency.

World 21 Feb 2019 | 2:46 PM

'Finest foreign minister' - Australia's Julie Bishop to retire from politics

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's former foreign minister, Julie Bishop, will retire at the next election, she said on Thursday, joining a wave of lawmakers leaving a government that faces defeat in the poll, due by May.

AseanPlus News 21 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Minister: Rohingya rights must remain on agenda

Dhaka: The plight of the Rohingya refugees to return home must not fall off the international agenda and they must be given justice, she said, according to a press release issued yesterday by the British High Commission in Dhaka.