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  • Thai premier tells foreign investors: 'We are not dictators'

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha told European investors on Wednesday that he was not a dictator and that his government was seeking to create a Thailand that would be more attractive for their long-term investments....
  • India's Modi slams whispering campaign against top minister

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday denied reports that the son of a top minister was involved in influence peddling, seeking to staunch the type of corruption allegations that sent the country's last government to...
  • Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

    For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as...
  • Iranian minister says Saudi talks 'constructive'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he held "positive and constructive" talks with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday where Islamist militancy in Iraq - that both see as a threat - was one of the topics discussed. Hossein Amir...
  • Rival second Libyan assembly chooses own PM as chaos spreads

    Rival second Libyan assembly chooses own PM as chaos spreads
    BENGHAZI Libya/CAIRO (Reuters) - The Libyan parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened on Monday and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies, each...
  • French government resigns amid internal policy squabbles

    PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies. In a...
  • U.N. accuses Islamic State of mass killings

    U.N. accuses Islamic State of mass killings
    GENEVA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United Nations on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners that could amount to war crimes. U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay condemned...
  • New PM Cerar hints Slovenia might scale back privatization drive

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's new prime minister hinted on Monday he might scale back the country's privatization program once he forms a coalition with two parties opposed to large-scale sell-offs of state assets. Law professor and political novice...
  • Thai king endorses junta leader as prime minister

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand's king on Monday, four days after he was elected by his own hand-picked parliament, although critics called his appointment a political farce....
  • How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.      But Sharif only listened in silence as...
  • Pakistan's prime minister meets army chief amid crisis

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the country's powerful army chief on Tuesday as a political deadlock over mass protests to demand the government's resignation showed no signs of resolution. Pakistan has been gripped by...