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Australia PM savages study into detention of asylum-seeker children
Australia PM savages study into detention of asylum-seeker children

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott savaged a Human Rights Commission report into the struggles of asylum-seeker children held in detention.

Australia PM savages study into detention of asylum-seeker children
India PM Modi concedes defeat in Delhi state elections
India PM Modi concedes defeat in Delhi state elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conceded defeat in Delhi state elections as early results showed anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal's party set for a victory.

India PM Modi concedes defeat in Delhi state elections
Australian PM Abbott survives bid to unseat him
Australian PM Abbott survives bid to unseat him

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott survived a confidence vote on his leadership after just 17 months in power and urged an end to the disunit.

Australian PM Abbott survives bid to unseat him
Greek PM 'unshakeable' on election pledges, calls for EU bridge loan
Greek PM 'unshakeable' on election pledges, calls for EU bridge loan

A defiant Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he would be "unshakeable" in carrying out the new Greek government's anti-austerity agenda.

Greek PM 'unshakeable' on election pledges, calls for EU bridge loan
Embattled Australian PM says challenge against him will fail
Embattled Australian PM says challenge against him will fail

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that he expected a challenge against his leadership to fail and stressed his government would not repeat the "chaos and instability".

Embattled Australian PM says challenge against him will fail
Australian PM Abbott defiant as MPs call for his head
Australian PM Abbott defiant as MPs call for his head

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was fighting for his job after backbenchers publicly called for a Liberal Party leadership challenge following months of tensions.

Australian PM Abbott defiant as MPs call for his head
Under-fire Australian PM says he will not resign
Under-fire Australian PM says he will not resign

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that he had not contemplated stepping down.

Under-fire Australian PM says he will not resign
New Greek PM Tsipras in Italy, France next week: office
New Greek PM Tsipras in Italy, France next week: office

Greece's new radical Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will travel to Italy and France next week for meetings.

New Greek PM Tsipras in Italy, France next week: office
Dmitriy Medvedev and Karim Massimov. ©RIA Novosti
Prime-Ministers of Russia and Kazakhstan in talks

Prime-Ministers of Kazakhstan and Russia, Karim Massimov and Dmitriy Medvedev, have had a phone conversation to discuss the forthcoming meeting in Moscow.

Prime-Ministers of Russia and Kazakhstan in talks
Karim Massimov meets PM of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at WEF
Karim Massimov meets PM of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at WEF

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has met with Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

Karim Massimov meets PM of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at WEF
Antonis Samaras: embattled Greek PM seeing red over leftist peril
Antonis Samaras: embattled Greek PM seeing red over leftist peril

Antonis Samaras is a late convert to austerity whose penchant for risky politics could now cost him his job.

Antonis Samaras: embattled Greek PM seeing red over leftist peril
Cameron rebuts pope on speech offensive to religion
Cameron rebuts pope on speech offensive to religion

British Prime Minister defended the right to speech that gives offense to others' religious beliefs, in a rebuttal to Pope Francis who said there should be limits.

Cameron rebuts pope on speech offensive to religion
Haiti leader installs new prime minister
Haiti leader installs new prime minister

Haiti's President Michel Martelly swore in as the country's new prime minister Evans Paul.

Haiti leader installs new prime minister
Japan's Abe leaves for Mideast tour to pledge support for peace
Japan's Abe leaves for Mideast tour to pledge support for peace

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Tokyo for a six-day tour of the Middle East, pledging to play a role in regional stability.

Japan's Abe leaves for Mideast tour to pledge support for peace
Turkey PM backs press freedom, warns against stigmatising Muslims
Turkey PM backs press freedom, warns against stigmatising Muslims

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told the European Union they shared many values, including freedom of speech.

Turkey PM backs press freedom, warns against stigmatising Muslims
US judge throws out lawsuit against India's Modi
US judge throws out lawsuit against India's Modi

A US judge dismissed a lawsuit against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that accused him of "attempted genocide" over deadly anti-Muslim riots in 2002.

US judge throws out lawsuit against India's Modi
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ©REUTERS
Iraq PM calls for 'tribal revolution' against IS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called for a "tribal revolution" against the Islamic State group.

Iraq PM calls for 'tribal revolution' against IS
Malaysian PM suffers bacterial infection after flood tour
Malaysian PM suffers bacterial infection after flood tour

Malaysian Prime Minister has contracted a bacterial infection and is resting at home after touring districts hit by the country's worst flooding in decades.

Malaysian PM suffers bacterial infection after flood tour
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ©REUTERS
Iraq asks Australian PM for more military aid

Iraqi Prime Ministe asked Australian counterpart Tony Abott to step up military assistance to aid Baghdad's fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.

Iraq asks Australian PM for more military aid
Spain PM promises economy will 'take off' in 2015
Spain PM promises economy will 'take off' in 2015

Spain's Prime Minister promised the country's economy would "take off" again in 2015.

Spain PM promises economy will 'take off' in 2015