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Leaders from around the world attend Meles Zenawi's funeral in Ethiopia
03/09/2012 - International report

Leaders from around the world attend Meles Zenawi's funeral in Ethiopia

Dignitaries from Africa and around the world paid their final respects to Ethiopia's former Prime Minister, Meles Zanawi, who was laid to rest on Sunday in the capital, Addis Ababa.

03/07/2012 - France

Hard left refuses to vote for French Socialist government's programme

Hard-left MPs will not give France’s new Socialist government a vote of confidence when Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault presents his programme on Tuesday, according to Communist National ...
22/06/2012 - France

Rain stops play on France's 31st fête de la musique

Storms and heavy rain caused several towns to scrap open-air concerts scheduled Thursday for France’s 31st national music festival, the fête de la musique.
15/05/2012 - France's new president

Who is François Hollande's new prime minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault?

In a widely expected move, Francois Hollande has named his special campaign adviser Jean-Marc Ayrault to the post of prime minister in his first appointment as president since being sworn in Tuesday ...
François Hollande, place de la Bastille, with his campaign team
07/05/2012 - France

New French president-elect Hollande tackles forming government

The official results are in.
28/04/2012 - Report: Jordan

Jordanian protesters demand reform after prime minister resigns

A day after Jordan’s Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh resigned, 1,000 people gathered in the capital Friday to protest against government corruption and refusal of introduce reform.

The 20 November Sound Kitchen winners
28/01/2012 - The Sound Kitchen

The 20 November Sound Kitchen winners

Are you one of this week’s lucky winners? Today you’ll hear who won the quiz about the new Italian Prime Minister.
19/01/2012 - Pakistan

Gilani case resumes 1 February after he defends Zardari immunity

A Pakistani judge has adjourned the Supreme Court case against Yousuf Raza Gilani until 1 February after the prime minister appeared on Thursday to defended himself against contempt charges.
29/11/2011 - Morocco

Moroccan king summons Islamist leader to form government

The head of Morocco's Islamist party, Abdelilah Benkirane, is has been summoned by King Mohammed VI to discuss forming a new government, officials of the Justice and Development Party (PJD) announced ...
20/11/2011 - Tunisia

Ennahda's Jebali tipped to be Tunisia's new prime minister

Hamadi Jebali of the Islamist Ennahda looks set to become Tunisia's new prime minister, following reports that the country's three largest parties have struck a deal to form a coalition ...
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