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# prime-minister - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Macedonia urges Greece to solve 20-year row over name
# Dispute
# Dispute

Macedonia urges Greece to solve 20-year row over name

Jun 23rd 2012, 5:53 PM 6,342 Views 20 Comments

The two countries have been locked in a contentious dispute since 1991 over who gets to use the name Macedonia.

New Greek PM undergoes eye surgery
# Ouch
# Ouch

New Greek PM undergoes eye surgery

Jun 23rd 2012, 12:55 PM 2,087 Views 4 Comments

The surgery came a day after his new finance minister was also taken ill.

# prime-minister - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Former Romanian Prime Minister shoots and wounds himself
# Romania
# Romania

Former Romanian Prime Minister shoots and wounds himself

Jun 21st 2012, 3:18 PM 3,826 Views 12 Comments

Former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase shot himself hours after it was ruled that he must serve a two-year prison sentence on corruption charges.

# prime-minister - Thursday 14 June, 2012

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today
# Hacking
# Hacking

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

Jun 14th 2012, 7:57 AM 840 Views 1 Comment

The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.

# prime-minister - Friday 8 June, 2012

Britain to make forced marriage a criminal offence
# Forced Marriage
# Forced Marriage

Britain to make forced marriage a criminal offence

Jun 8th 2012, 7:28 PM 3,674 Views 16 Comments

David Cameron described the practice as being “little short of slavery”.

David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week
# Leveson
# Leveson

David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week

Jun 8th 2012, 2:20 PM 920 Views 5 Comments

Former PMs Gordon Brown and John Major also lined up to appear at media ethics inquiry.

# prime-minister - Monday 28 May, 2012

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry
# Hacking
# Hacking

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

May 28th 2012, 12:58 PM 1,585 Views 7 Comments

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

# prime-minister - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Ex-Ukraine PM moved to hospital after two week hunger strike
# Protest
# Protest

Ex-Ukraine PM moved to hospital after two week hunger strike

May 9th 2012, 11:03 AM 1,746 Views 10 Comments

The former prime minister has been on hunger strike for more than two weeks to protest alleged abuse.

# prime-minister - Friday 13 April, 2012

Prime minister of Guinea-Bissau arrested by the military

Prime minister of Guinea-Bissau arrested by the military

Apr 13th 2012, 6:45 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

The African country has seen a huge number of coups – no leader in almost 40 years has ever finished his time in office.

# prime-minister - Monday 27 February, 2012

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard sees off leadership challenge
# Australia
# Australia

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard sees off leadership challenge

Feb 27th 2012, 12:23 PM 982 Views 3 Comments

A leadership ballot called by her predecessor Kevin Rudd ends with an easy victory for the incumbent prime minister.

# prime-minister - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis
# Disaster
# Disaster

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis

Feb 17th 2012, 1:03 PM 1,375 Views 4 Comments

The former Prime Minister acknowledged there were flaws in how authorities handled the Fukushima crisis last year.

# prime-minister - Monday 13 February, 2012

Cameron to hold talks on Scottish independence
# Scotland
# Scotland

Cameron to hold talks on Scottish independence

Feb 13th 2012, 5:16 PM 2,246 Views 11 Comments

Cameron will travel to Scotland on Thursday for a meeting with the country’s First Minister Alex Salmond about Scottish independence.

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt

Feb 13th 2012, 9:19 AM 571 Views 3 Comments

The Supreme Court had ordered the PM to reopen an old corruption case against the president – but he refused.

# prime-minister - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Too much info? British PM remembers 'every minute' of honeymoon
# Meet The Camerons
From The Daily Edge
# Meet The Camerons

Too much info? British PM remembers 'every minute' of honeymoon

Jan 18th 2012, 3:14 PM 4,396 Views 10 Comments

Did we really need to know that?

# prime-minister - Sunday 8 January, 2012

A week of gaffes for British politicians
# Oops
# Oops

A week of gaffes for British politicians

Jan 8th 2012, 7:50 AM 4,413 Views 9 Comments

David Cameron himself is the latest to have to apologise for an ill-advised and offensive remark.

# prime-minister - Sunday 18 December, 2011

UK MP sacked after attending "Nazi" stag party
# UK
# UK

UK MP sacked after attending "Nazi" stag party

Dec 18th 2011, 7:02 PM 6,598 Views 32 Comments

Aidan Burley was sacked after he “behaved in a manner which is offensive and foolish” by attending a friend’s Nazi-themed stag party.

# prime-minister - Friday 2 December, 2011

Zimbabwean Prime Minister divorces wife after 12 days
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean Prime Minister divorces wife after 12 days

Dec 2nd 2011, 5:45 PM 5,212 Views 8 Comments

He blamed stories that suggested he had married Locadia Karimatsenga because she was pregnant with twins – and he said there was “now an underhand and active political hand” damaging his reputation.

# prime-minister - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Samoan rugby coach fined 100 pigs for World Cup failure
# Crime And Punishment
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

Samoan rugby coach fined 100 pigs for World Cup failure

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:30 PM 688 Views 0 Comments

Tuala Matthew Vaea, who has since been relieved of his position, was accused of not earning the respect of his players.

# prime-minister - Monday 21 November, 2011

Israel orders shutdown of Israeli-Palestinian radio station
# Israel
# Israel

Israel orders shutdown of Israeli-Palestinian radio station

Nov 21st 2011, 1:21 PM 1,406 Views 39 Comments

Officials and the station’s operators said the move was politically motivated and part of a broader assault on democracy.

# prime-minister - Monday 14 November, 2011

Greek PM: Remaining in euro "is only choice"
# Greece
# Greece

Greek PM: Remaining in euro "is only choice"

Nov 14th 2011, 9:56 PM 427 Views 37 Comments

Prime Minister Lucas Papademos said he is determined to keep the country in the eurozone, and urged political leaders to back a written commitment for a new massive debt deal.

# prime-minister - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Sarkozy "called Netanyahu a liar"
# Liar
# Liar

Sarkozy "called Netanyahu a liar"

Nov 8th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,285 Views 29 Comments

The remarks were overheard by a number of journalists while they waited to watch Sarkozy and Netanyahu talk during the G20 summit.

# prime-minister - Monday 31 October, 2011

Libya names new prime minister
# Libya
# Libya

Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 202 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

# prime-minister - Monday 8 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 8th 2011, 8:09 PM 3,494 Views 3 Comments

In today’s fix: Obama says ‘yes we cAAAn’, more violence in London, picture emerges of Norway’s killer polar bear, and the man who’s gone back to his desk job, after being president of Somalia…

# prime-minister - Friday 5 August, 2011

Thailand's first female Prime Minister takes her seat
# Thailand
# Thailand

Thailand's first female Prime Minister takes her seat

Aug 5th 2011, 3:03 PM 1,155 Views 10 Comments

Yingluck Shinawatra and her Pheu Thai party raced to victory in last month’s elections.

# prime-minister - Friday 22 July, 2011

Death toll in Norway rises to 91
# Norway
# Norway

Death toll in Norway rises to 91

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:50 PM 13,841 Views 53 Comments

Eighty-four people have been shot dead on the Norwegian island of Utoya. Police say the Oslo blast and the shootings are connected.

WATCH: First videos of explosion aftermath in Oslo
# Oslo
# Oslo

WATCH: First videos of explosion aftermath in Oslo

Jul 22nd 2011, 3:30 PM 2,608 Views 4 Comments

The extent of the devastation is as yet unclear.

# prime-minister - Sunday 10 April, 2011

UK Prime Minster in f-word outburst at journalist over British empire 'gaffe' From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 10th 2011, 2:37 PM

UK Prime Minster in f-word outburst at journalist over British empire 'gaffe'

# prime-minister - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment
# Mews At Ten
From The Daily Edge
# Mews At Ten

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment

Feb 15th 2011, 3:39 PM 583 Views 0 Comments

Larry the cat has been appointed to deal with Number 10′s rat problems.

# prime-minister - Saturday 11 December, 2010

Vladimir Putin: Action Man, fighter pilot... jazz singer
# Vladimir Putin
From The Daily Edge
# Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin: Action Man, fighter pilot... jazz singer

Dec 11th 2010, 4:13 PM 1,921 Views 0 Comments

Vlad the Impaler isn’t your average prime minister. Oh no – he has a bit of a tune in him too.

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