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06/07/2011 - Côte d'Ivoire - report

Ouattara plans to repair Côte d'Ivoire's shattered economy

In Côte d'Ivoire, President Alassane Ouattara is hosting a government seminar to set out the priorities for the next six months of his presidency. He hopes to restore security, kickstart the economy and reconcile with supporters of former president

03/07/2011 - Thailand

Pro-Thaksin opposition wins Thai election

Thailand’s opposition Puea Thai Party has won an overall majority in the country’s general election, exit polls showed as voting ended.

12/06/2011 - Italy

Referendums in Italy to test Berlusconi's popularity

Italians vote on Sunday on key referendums on nuclear power, water privatisation and a law giving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi immunity from prosecution.
28/05/2011 - Zimbabwe - report

Zimbabwe army backs Mugabe election call

A top Zimbabwean army commander has backed President Robert Mugabe’s call for elections this year – and that former opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is not the right candidate to ...
15/05/2011 - Singapore

Founding father Lee Kuan Yew quits cabinet

Singapore’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has announced he will resign from the cabinet to make way for younger leaders after the ruling People’s Action Party’s worst ...
16/03/2011 - Madagascar

Madagascar's Rajoelina reappoints former PM

Madagascar’s leader Andry Rajoelina on Wednesday reappointed outgoing Prime Minister Camille Vital, who resigned last week as part of a roadmap to form a consensus government

09/03/2011 - Ireland

Kenny elected as Ireland's Prime Minister

Enda Kenny, a centre-right member of the Fine Gael party, was elected by Irish parliament to be the country's new Teoiseach, or prime minister, on Wednesday.

28/02/2011 - Italy

Berlusconi tax fraud trial resumes

A tax fraud trial involving Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resumed Monday in his absence.
27/02/2011 - Tunisia

Tunisia's interim PM resigns amid protests

Tunisia's Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned on Sunday, as security forces clashed with protesters demanding changes to the country's interim government.

Thein Sein, a été élu président de la Birmanie ce vendredi 4 février 2011.
04/02/2011 - Myanmar

Myanmar names prime minister as new president

Myanmar has named incumbent prime minister and retired general Thein Sein as its new president, a government official said on Friday.