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Charles Michel, Belgium's youngest PM for 174 years
Charles Michel, Belgium's youngest PM for 174 years

Belgium's Charles Michel, who became prime minister, is a 38-year-old French-speaking liberal who is now one of the youngest leaders in Europe.

Charles Michel, Belgium's youngest PM for 174 years
Spanish PM urges dialogue over Catalonia independence bid
Spanish PM urges dialogue over Catalonia independence bid

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called for calm and dialogue as Catalonia leaders pressed ahead with a vote on independence in defiance of Madrid.

Spanish PM urges dialogue over Catalonia independence bid
British Prime Minister David Cameron. RIA Novosti©
British PM confirms 'brutal murder' of Alan Henning by IS group

British Prime Minister confirmed the "brutal murder" of aid worker Alan Henning by the Islamic State group Friday and vowed to bring his killers to justice.

British PM confirms 'brutal murder' of Alan Henning by IS group
British PM first leader to visit new Afghan president Ghani
British PM first leader to visit new Afghan president Ghani

British Prime Minister became the first world leader to hold talks with newly-inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

British PM first leader to visit new Afghan president Ghani
Spain PM says open to debate on constitutional reform
Spain PM says open to debate on constitutional reform

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he was open to proposals on reforming the country's constitution.

Spain PM says open to debate on constitutional reform
Modi makes White House debut
Modi makes White House debut

India's new Prime Minister arrived at the White House, on the latest stop in his headline-grabbing debut tour of the world stage.

Modi makes White House debut
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ©Reuters
Modi, in rock star US debut, vows to make India proud

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi basked in a rock star welcome to the United States as he vowed to work tirelessly to make his nation a major power

Modi, in rock star US debut, vows to make India proud
Australia PM Abbott applauds FBI partnership
Australia PM Abbott applauds FBI partnership

Australian Prime Minister hailed international police cooperation during a threat briefing at the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in New York.

Australia PM Abbott applauds FBI partnership
British Prime Minister Tony Blair. ©Reuters
Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was named one of the top "gay icons" of the last thirty years in recognition of his work for gay rights

Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"
British PM to apologise to queen over purring gaffe
British PM to apologise to queen over purring gaffe

British Prime Minister David Cameron will apologise to Queen Elizabeth II in person.

British PM to apologise to queen over purring gaffe
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ©Reuters
Modi woos global manufacturers with 'Make in India' campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will urge the bosses of some of the world's biggest manufacturers to set up shop in India.

Modi woos global manufacturers with 'Make in India' campaign
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. ©Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar
Doctors say Nepal PM free of cancer: minister

Doctors have given a clean bill of health to Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, following successful radiotherapy for lung cancer.

Doctors say Nepal PM free of cancer: minister
UK opposition leader makes pitch for election victory
UK opposition leader makes pitch for election victory

Labour Party opposition leader Ed Miliband laid out his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister.

UK opposition leader makes pitch for election victory
Prime Minister John Key.  ©Reuters
New Zealand PM pushes flag change after election win

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said he would press ahead with plans to hold a referendum to change the national flag following his election triumph.

New Zealand PM pushes flag change after election win
New Zealanders vote in 'dirty tricks' election
New Zealanders vote in 'dirty tricks' election

Counting was underway in a cliffhanger New Zealand election with conservative Prime Minister John Key tipped for a narrow victory in a campaign.

New Zealanders vote in 'dirty tricks' election
Prime Minister Miro Cerar.  ©Reuters
New Slovenia government vows to pull country out of crisis

Slovenia's lawmakers backed a new government under Prime Minister Miro Cerar as he vowed to pull the small Balkan nation from the verge of economic crisis.

New Slovenia government vows to pull country out of crisis
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Nazarbayev commissions Government to fulfill all social obligations

All the Government’s obligations related to pension allowances, salaries in the public sector, welfare allowances should be respected. However challenging the task may be, it has to be accomplished, he said.

Nazarbayev commissions Government to fulfill all social obligations
Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe. ©REUTERS
Japan PM Abe to host women's conference

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday was due to host a three-day conference on women in the workforce.

Japan PM Abe to host women's conference
Sweden's strong economy unlikely to save government
Sweden's strong economy unlikely to save government

Sweden under Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has enjoyed a dynamic job market, sustained growth and low public debt .

Sweden's strong economy unlikely to save government
Ewa Kopacz, Tusk's 'Iron Lady', to step up as Polish PM
Ewa Kopacz, Tusk's 'Iron Lady', to step up as Polish PM

Ewa Kopacz, who is tipped to replace Donald Tusk as Poland's next prime minister, is known as an "Iron Lady" who always has his back.

Ewa Kopacz, Tusk's 'Iron Lady', to step up as Polish PM