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  1. 21. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Kasit acquitted in libel case

    By Online Reporters

    » The Bangkok criminal court has dismissed a libel case in which former foreign affairs minister Kasit Piromya was accused of slandering ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

  2. 22. news | 26 Jan 2015

    Tsipras sworn in as Greek prime minister

    By AFP

    » Alexis Tsipras, the 40-year-old leader of anti-austerity party Syriza, was sworn in on Monday as Greek prime minister, the youngest in 150 years.

  3. 23. news | 23 Jan 2015

    S. Korea names new prime minister

    By AFP

    » South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Friday appointed a new prime minister in an apparent bid to bolster her sagging approval ratings, hit by a scandal involving her aides.

  4. 24. news | 15 Jan 2015

    Turkish PM compares Netanyahu with 'Paris terrorists'

    By AFP

    » ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had committed crimes against humanity comparable to those behind the Paris attacks that left 17 dead.

  5. 25. opinion | 13 Jan 2015

    Attacks underline foreign jihadist threat

    terrorism

    Newspaper section: News

    » Paris held a "unity rally" on Sunday which was attended by world leaders from more than 40 nations, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an...

  6. 26. news | 02 Jan 2015

    PM hobnobs, croons at New Year's bash

    politics

    By Wassana Nanuam, Newspaper section: News

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha told the media recently he planned to count down to the New Year in bed, but in the end he succumbed to an old tradition — he joined other regulars at a countdown party at Deputy Prime Mi...

  7. 27. opinion | 30 Dec 2014

    Not in our interests

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: News

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was enthusiastic about China after his recent, brief trip to the Middle Kingdom. He felt China offers lessons to the world, and can serve as a model. He isn't wrong. There are plenty...

  8. 28. opinion | 29 Dec 2014

    Voting is the only way

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: News

    » The two bodies responsible for writing the constitution are hoeing a hard row. It seems, however, that the National Reform Council (NRC) and the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) are making the task more difficult th...

  9. 29. news | 25 Dec 2014

    CDC wants provision for non-elected prime minister

    By Mongkol Bangprapa

    » The prime minister should not necessarily be an elected MP and senators should be authorised to screen ministerial nominees, the Constitution Drafting Committee resolved on Thursday.

  10. 30. news | 13 Dec 2014

    Haiti prime minister 'ready to resign,' president says

    By AFP

    » Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is ready to resign to help end the country's political impasse, President Michel Martelly said in the face of widespread government protests.

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