All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘prime minister’

Narendra Modi Set To Form India’s Next Government

Monday is election day in India and Narendra Modi is the current front-runner. After Monday’s prime minister election, Modi could be the leader of the world’s biggest democracy. A Modi win would also make his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the country’s biggest. A vote for Modi could have the country seeing massive job creations and an overhaul of …

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Matteo Renzi: Does Italy’s Young PM Mean Business?

In Italian politics, it seems to be a literal representation of, “out with the old and in with the new”. Matteo Renzi, who was sworn in as Italy’s prime minister, is seen as a fresh-faced youngster. He is in fact the youngest Italian prime minister ever sworn in. At age 39, he’s not exactly a child, but some skeptics continue …

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Enrico Letta Resigns: Renzi’s Eyes Are On The Prize

Enrico Letta officially resigned from the Italian Prime Minister position this week. This move follows a discontent by many in past months regarding his indecisive actions and slow-moving reforms. The Democratic Party agreed that changes in government and new reforms are crucial to maintain power until 2018, thus implying that he should resign. Foreseeing this moment, Letta made a last …

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Bangkok Protests Turn Violent As Police Retaliate

Thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, on Monday, November 25, with the opposition leading the event calling for “a campaign of civil disobedience,” including a three-day strike and a request for Thai businesses to delay paying their taxes. At least four very large, vocal demonstrations were held in Bangkok on Monday, which caused many …

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Libyan Prime Minister Zeidan Kidnapped

Earlier this morning Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped. Though the story is still developing, it has been confirmed by an aide to Prime Minister Zeidan that the story is indeed true. It is being reported that Zeidan was kidnapped from the Corinthian Hotel in Tripoli by unknown gunmen. The hotel was serving as his current residence. An unnamed …

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Rugby Player ‘Pranks’ Prime Minister

Manu Tuilagi, 22, of the British and Irish Lions professional rugby team, was caught on camera Monday in a moment of boyish horseplay when he attempted to ‘prank’ Prime Minister David Cameron. Tuilagi, a standout player of this all-star squad that was selected to play in the 2013 Tour to Australia, was behind Prime Minister Cameron in a celebratory visit …

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Military Strike Syria: Britain Says No

Since the last WebProNews update on the crisis in Syria, there has been a lot of breaking news. The British parliament voted “no” on the decision to use military force against Syria. The British government had gathered intelligence and published a landmark assessment to provide evidence that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons on its people, thus killing hundreds of …

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President Obama & David Cameron Together Tuesday For NCAA Tournament

President Obama had a full day of activities planned for Tuesday that involved students in Washington, D. C. and Dayton, Ohio. First, Obama met with young scientist finalists in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. The high school students are 2012 Intel Science Talent Search finalists. The young student finalists are participating in a competition for scholarships and awards …

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Chris Huhne Resigns From Cabinet Post

Chris Huhne, Britain’s energy secretary, has resigned his post after being charged with perverting the course of justice over a 2003 speeding case. His ex-wife Vicky Pryce will also be facing the same charges over allegations that she took penalty points on behalf of her husband. He says that he is innocent but will resign to “avoid distraction” according to …

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Bangladesh Seeks Punishment for Facebook Comment

An Australian professor, who is a native of Bangladesh, posted this message on Facebook: “Many die, why should not Sheikh Hasina Die?”. (image) Sheikh Hasina pictured above with Wen Jiabao This move by Khandaker may cost him his life. The Facebook status update has lead Bangladesh’s High Court to seek extradition of the professor from Australia back to Bangladesh where …

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