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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 ...
Los italianos salieron a las calles para celebrar la renuncia de Silvio Berlusconi.
13/11/2011 - Italy - Eurozone

Italian president under pressure to appoint Monti prime minister by day's end

Former European Union competition commissioner Mario Monti is tipped to become Italy’s next prime minister

11/11/2011 - India

Ex-minister Raja in dock as India's 2G graft trial begins

Former Indian telecom minister A Raja went on trial Friday, along with 13 other defendants, in the 2G corruption case that has rocked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s government.
01/11/2011 - Libya - Exclusive Interview

Libya will not be governed by extremists, says new PM

In an exclusive interview on Tuesday Libya’s new interim Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib told RFI that worries over the introduction of sharia law in Libya are unfounded.

05/10/2011 - Haiti

Haiti has a prime minister ... at last

Haiti’s Senate has accepted the president’s third nomination for prime minister - Garry Conille, an advisor to former US president Bill Clinton.