After months of post-election deadlock Madagascar's president named a new prime minister Friday, tapping the relatively unknown doctor Roger Kolo for the post.
Hungary was set Monday for four more years of Prime Minister Viktor Orban after the divisive strongman swept to victory in elections that also saw the far-right increase its share of the vote.
Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has been appointed Kazakhstan's Secretary of State.
Serik Akhmetov, Kazakhstan's Prime-Minister until yeasterday afternoon, has been appointment Minister of Defence today.
Speaker of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin has replaced the newly appointed Prime-Minister Karim Massimov as the Head of the Presidential Administration.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the decree appoinment Karim Massimov the new Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan has offered Karim Massimov as the new Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan hour after the Kazakhstan Government and Prime-Minster Serik Akhmetov resigned.
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Friday paid respect to victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre after urging the international community to stop the use of sexual violence as a war weapon.
Former Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan on Tuesday warned that Islamist groups were sabotaging attempts to rebuild his country in order that it become a haven for extremists, in an interview with Britain's newspaper The Times.
The conservative government of Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said it would press ahead with the sale of Australia's largest health insurer Medibank Private via an initial public offering.
Japan and North Korea are moving to restart formal government-level talks, a foreign ministry official said Thursday, after a shift over the contentious issue of Pyongyang's past abductions of Japanese citizens.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday that G7 nations meeting next week must discuss the permanent expulsion of Russia from the wider G8 if it takes further action to destabilise Ukraine.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned Russia for violating Ukraine's territorial integrity and threatened to impose further sanctions against Moscow over its role in the Crimean crisis.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she was "very impressed" with the stimulus and reform package of Italy's new centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Australia announced plans Thursday for a fleet of giant high-tech unmanned drones to help patrol the nation's borders, monitoring energy infrastructure and attempts to enter the country illegally.
Ukraine's new leaders will likely sign a long-awaited political accord with the European Union next week, interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday after talks at the White House.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said he is "declaring war" on pollution, describing it as a "red-light warning" against inefficiency as he sought to address public concerns on issues from acrid smog to food safety.
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday warned that Russia could be stripped of its membership in the Group of Eight industrialized nations if it doesn't reverse course in Ukraine.
There are 38 banks operating in Kazakhstan (…) Maybe the economy only needs 10 banks: Serik Akhmetov.
Britain's newspapers said Friday that Prime Minister David Cameron had little to cheer from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit as he seeks consensus on reforming EU migration rules.
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