UK PM ‘pleased’ with progress on Northern Ireland protocol talks

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak walks outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, Nov 9, 2022. (HENRY NICHOLLS / REUTERS) LONDON – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday he was pleased with the progress the government was making on resolving a long running post-Brexit trade row with the European Union over Northern […]

Far-right leader Meloni becomes Italy’s first woman PM

This handout picture taken and released by Quirinale Press Office on Oct 21, 2022 shows President of the Italian party Fratelli d'Italia and Italian Prime Minister-designate Giorgia Meloni addressing the media after a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinale Palace in Rome. (FRANCESCO AMMENDOLA / QUIRINALE PRESS OFFICE / AFP) ROME – […]

Swedish PM Kristersson announces new coalition government

Sweden's newly elected Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (center) walks next to ministers of the new government, after the change of government council at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, on Oct 18, 2022. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP) STOCKHOLM – The new government of Sweden was announced on Tuesday, composed of freshly-elected Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and […]

UK foreign minister calls ousting PM Truss a ‘bad idea’

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss (center) speaking, flanked by, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng (left) and Britain's Foreign Secretary James Cleverly during her first weekly Prime Minister's Questions session at the House of Commons, in London, on Sept 7, […]

Greek, Egyptian foreign ministers meet over Türkiye-Libya gas deal

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias (left) and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, hold a joint press conference, at the foreign ministry headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Oct 9, 2022. (NARIMAN EL-MOFTY / AP) CAIRO – Foreign ministers of Egypt and Greece held talks in Cairo on Sunday, following recent oil and gas exploration deals signed between […]

French justice minister faces trial over conflict of interest

French Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti arrives at the Elysee Palace for the first cabinet meeting since French President Emmanuel Macron's reelection, May 23, 2022 in Paris. (MICHEL SPINGLER / AP) PARIS – France's justice minister will stand trial before a special judicial body for suspected conflict of interest in two cases, a court spokeswoman said […]