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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.

16/09/2011 - Denmark

Left victory brings Denmark's first woman PM

Denmark has its first-ever woman prime minister after Helle Thorning-Schmidt and her centre-left bloc narrowly won Thursday’s general election.


14/09/2011 - France

French ex-PM Villepin acquitted of plotting to smear Sarkozy

Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin congratulated the country’s legal system for standing up to “political pressure” after being acquitted of smearing President ...
03/09/2011 - Ireland-Vatican

Vatican admits mistakes in Irish abuse scandal

In a long-awaited reaction to an official report, the Vatican has admitted "grave failures" over the handling of a child sex abuse scandal involving priests in southern Ireland but denied ...
Japan's new  prime minister Yoshihiko Noda ‎
29/08/2011 - Japan

Noda beats Kaieda to become Japan's new prime minister

Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda looks set to become Japan’s sixth prime minister in five years after winning a party vote on Monday.
Naoto Kan's resignation makes way for Japan's sixth premier in five years
26/08/2011 - Japan

Prime Minister Kan resigns

Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan has stepped down in a long-awaited move which paves the way for the election of the country’s sixth premier in five years.
05/08/2011 - Thailand

Yingluck Shinawatra becomes Thailand's first woman Prime Minister

Thailand’s parliament declared Yingluck Shinawatra the country’s first female – and youngest-ever - prime minister on Friday.