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Former Kazakh PM under house arrest on corruption charges

Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan and ex-Defense Minister Serik Akhmetov has been put under house arrest on corruption related charges.

Former Kazakh PM under house arrest on corruption charges
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New Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appointed

Berdybek Saparbayev has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

New Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appointed
Karim Massimov meets Georgian PM
Karim Massimov meets Georgian PM

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov met with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili during his official visit to Kazakhstan.

Karim Massimov meets Georgian PM
Modi's singing, dancing fans arrive for Australia address
Modi's singing, dancing fans arrive for Australia address

Thousands of fans readied for a public address by Narendra Modi during the first visit by an Indian prime minister to Australia in 28 years.

Modi's singing, dancing fans arrive for Australia address
Hungary PM dismisses US corruption claims
Hungary PM dismisses US corruption claims

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban dismissed corruption claims cited by Washington as the reason for US entry bans on six senior Hungarian officials.

Hungary PM dismisses US corruption claims
Finland Prime Minister warns of new 'Cold War'
Finland Prime Minister warns of new 'Cold War'

Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb warned that the conflict in the Ukraine was bringing the world to the "brink of a Cold War".

Finland Prime Minister warns of new 'Cold War'
New Bulgaria PM promises stability in EU's poorest country
New Bulgaria PM promises stability in EU's poorest country

Bulgaria's new Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said he hoped to restore stability to the EU's poorest country.

New Bulgaria PM promises stability in EU's poorest country
Indian politician faces flak over staged photo
Indian politician faces flak over staged photo

Ever since Narendra Modi wielded a broom to launch his 'Clean India' campaign, high-profile figures have been falling over themselves to be photographed sweeping the streets.

Indian politician faces flak over staged photo
Mongolian MPs open talks to choose new PM: official
Mongolian MPs open talks to choose new PM: official

Mongolian lawmakers will meet to start talks on choosing a new prime minister for the resource-rich country.

Mongolian MPs open talks to choose new PM: official
Northern League party leader Matteo Salvini. ©REUTERS
Salvini seeks to fill Berlusconi boots on Italy's right

Italy has a rising star: Matteo Salvini, head of the Euro-sceptic Northern League, is scoring high in the polls as he bids to fill the political vacuum on the right left by Silvio Berlusconi.

Salvini seeks to fill Berlusconi boots on Italy's right
Thousands pay tribute to 'visionary' Australian ex-PM Whitlam
Thousands pay tribute to 'visionary' Australian ex-PM Whitlam

Thousands of mourners turned out for the memorial service of former leader Gough Whitlam Wednesday.

Thousands pay tribute to 'visionary' Australian ex-PM Whitlam
Pressure grows on Spanish PM to tackle corruption
Pressure grows on Spanish PM to tackle corruption

Spanish Prime Minister scrambled to contain the fallout of a new graft scandal involving members of his conservative Popular Party.

Pressure grows on Spanish PM to tackle corruption
Spanish PM apologises for party corruption scandals
Spanish PM apologises for party corruption scandals

Spain prime minister apologised for corruption scandals involving members of his conservative Popular Party.

Spanish PM apologises for party corruption scandals
Italian PM vows to publish cost of EU institutions in budget row
Italian PM vows to publish cost of EU institutions in budget row

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his intention to make public the cost of the European institutions, as a row exploded over his country's budget plans.

Italian PM vows to publish cost of EU institutions in budget row
Canada Prime Minister Harper condemns 'despicable attack'
Canada Prime Minister Harper condemns 'despicable attack'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper condemned the "despicable attack" on Canada's parliament that left a soldier and a suspect dead.

Canada Prime Minister Harper condemns 'despicable attack'
Prime Minister John Key. ©Reuters
New Zealand PM says UN seat a win for small states

New Zealand's election to the UN Security Council is a victory for small states that shows chequebook diplomacy is not needed to win a spot at the top table.

New Zealand PM says UN seat a win for small states
France PM says Nobel win 'thumbs nose at French bashing'
France PM says Nobel win 'thumbs nose at French bashing'

French Prime Minister hailed the country's second win of Nobel season as a slap in the face for those who take pleasure in criticising the embattled nation.

France PM says Nobel win 'thumbs nose at French bashing'
Australia PM vows to 'shirtfront' Putin at G20 over MH17
Australia PM vows to 'shirtfront' Putin at G20 over MH17

Prime Minister vowed to "shirtfront", or confront, Russian President at the G20 summit next month over the loss of Australian lives in the MH17 crash.

Australia PM vows to 'shirtfront' Putin at G20 over MH17
Greek PM narrowly wins parliamentary confidence vote
Greek PM narrowly wins parliamentary confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras won a parliamentary confidence vote, which he called in a bid to rally support.

Greek PM narrowly wins parliamentary confidence vote
Yemen names new PM, who is rejected by rebels
Yemen names new PM, who is rejected by rebels

Yemen's president named his chief of staff as premier, a move rejected by Shiite rebels who overran the capital two weeks ago.

Yemen names new PM, who is rejected by rebels