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Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM
Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM

The international community has threatened to boycott the Palestinian leadership if it pays the salaries of former Hamas employees in Gaza.

Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM
Japan places political star at heart of nuclear revival
Japan places political star at heart of nuclear revival

Japanese Prime Minister may have hoped that a 40-year-old mother-of-two with impeccable political pedigree might prove the acceptable face of nuclear power.

Japan places political star at heart of nuclear revival
Australia PM to sign long-awaited nuclear fuel deal with India
Australia PM to sign long-awaited nuclear fuel deal with India

Australia's prime minister is due to sign a deal allowing nuclear fuel exports to energy-hungry India.

Australia PM to sign long-awaited nuclear fuel deal with India
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ©Reuters
India's Modi arrives in Japan for visit

Narendra Modi flew into Japan on a five-day official visit as their governments seek to boost security ties and counter assertive China.

India's Modi arrives in Japan for visit
Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides
Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides

Prime Minister pledged full support for victims of last week's massive landslides in Hiroshima, as he made his first visit to the Japanese city.

Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides
Fresh crisis as France's Hollande orders PM to form new cabinet
Fresh crisis as France's Hollande orders PM to form new cabinet

France was thrown into fresh crisis after President Francois Hollande told his prime minister to form a new government.

Fresh crisis as France's Hollande orders PM to form new cabinet
Hamas executes 'collaborators', Israeli boy killed
Hamas executes 'collaborators', Israeli boy killed

Hamas executed 18 alleged collaborators in Gaza City as Israeli Prime Minister vowed harsh retribution for the killing of a four-year-old boy.

Hamas executes 'collaborators', Israeli boy killed
Former Ireland prime minister Reynolds dies aged 81: report
Former Ireland prime minister Reynolds dies aged 81: report

Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds has died aged 81.

Former Ireland prime minister Reynolds dies aged 81: report
Turkey ruling party set to name Davutoglu as PM
Turkey ruling party set to name Davutoglu as PM

Turkey's ruling party meets to choose a new leader and premier to succeed incoming president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey ruling party set to name Davutoglu as PM
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Slovenia vote winner Cerar nominated as PM

Slovenian President Borut Pahor nominated the winner of last month's election Miro Cerar, as prime minister of the troubled eurozone state.

Slovenia vote winner Cerar nominated as PM
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Kazakh enterprises ready to export goods to Russia

20 Kazakhstan enterprises are ready to export goods to Russia.

Kazakh enterprises ready to export goods to Russia
India's Modi to give closely watched speech as doubts grow
India's Modi to give closely watched speech as doubts grow

India's new Prime Minister will deliver an Independence Day speech that is being closely watched for announcements of major reforms.

India's Modi to give closely watched speech as doubts grow
Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals
Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe struck a series of energy deals with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the start of a five-country Latin American tour.

Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals
Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax
Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax

Australia axed a divisive carbon tax after years of vexed political debate, handing the government a key victory after it went to the polls last year vowing the levy would go.

Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax
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Australian same-sex marriage support hits record-high: poll

Support for same-sex marriage has reached a record high in Australia, a poll showed Tuesday, as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow a conscience vote on the issue.

Australian same-sex marriage support hits record-high: poll
Japan PM Abe calls for talks with China's Xi at APEC
Japan PM Abe calls for talks with China's Xi at APEC

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a regional meeting in Beijing in November, the latest call from Tokyo for a face-to-face meeting amid testy diplomatic relations.

Japan PM Abe calls for talks with China's Xi at APEC
Australian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photo
Australian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photo

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was taken to task on social media Thursday for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre.

Australian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photo
Japan's Abe declares peace goals in historic Australia visit
Japan's Abe declares peace goals in historic Australia visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday declared his determination to pursue peace in Asia, as he strengthened defence ties with Australia and signed an ambitious free-trade agreement.

Japan's Abe declares peace goals in historic Australia visit
Senegal prime minister sacked
Senegal prime minister sacked

Senegal's president sacked Prime Minister Aminata Toure, who has only been in power since September, less than a week after her ruling party was beaten in local elections.

Senegal prime minister sacked
Japan to lift some sanctions on North Korea: PM Abe
Japan to lift some sanctions on North Korea: PM Abe

Japan will revoke some of its unilateral sanctions on North Korea, the prime minister announced Thursday, after talks on the Cold War kidnapping of Japanese nationals.

Japan to lift some sanctions on North Korea: PM Abe