Friday, September 16, 2011

French And British Leaders Visit Libya

British Prime Minister, David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Libya Thursday for talks with the interim government of the country, including the National Transitional Council Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil.

They will also visit the eastern city of Benghazi, where the revolutionary forces began their campaign against the leader of Libya's longtime leader.

The two leaders are the first foreign heads of state to visit the country since the overthrow of the Gaddafi.



Sunday, August 28, 2011

Tony Tan Wins Singapore Presidential Poll

Singapore's former deputy prime minister, Tony Tan, has won the presidential election, becoming the seventh president.

He will be sworn in on September 1 at the beginning of a period of six years. The 71 year-old took just over 35 percent of the vote in the poll on Saturday, winning by a margin of less than 2 percent compared to the former MP Tan Cheng Bock. Tony Tan has campaigned on a platform to help the country withstand the financial crisis and economic crisis.

He was supported by senior government officials, trade unions and business groups. The president is a ceremonial head of state in Singapore, where a term of imprisonment authorized state funds and the right to veto certain key appointments.


Saturday, August 27, 2011

UN Officials Condemned The Deadly Attack On The UN Compound In Nigeria

New York, August 26, 2011 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned this morning's attack on the United Nations building in Abuja, where several people were killed or wounded, and says he is sending senior officials in the Nigerian capital to respond to emergencies.

The compound in Abuja, a number of buildings housing the offices of 26 UN humanitarian agencies and development, was hit by a car bomb around 11:00 local time. Hundreds of UN staff have been working on the premises at the time of the attack.



Saturday, August 20, 2011

Aung San Suu Kyi Meets The President For The First Time

The Government of Myanmar invited democratic icon Aung San Suu Kyi for a meeting on Friday with the President - state television reported, her highest contact with the new, nominally civilian government since her release under house arrest in November.




Monday, August 15, 2011

Argentine President Dominates Unusual Primary Vote

Argentina President Cristina Fernandez seems to win a second term after trouncing his opponents primary opposition, the results released Monday showed.

Fernandez from the centre-left Peronist Party won more than 45 percent of the vote, 38 percentage points ahead of her second-placed contender.

This would be enough to avoid a runoff and won the first round of presidential elections in October.


Sunday, July 31, 2011

Ollanta Humala sworn in as President of Peru

The former army officer Ollanta Humala has been sworn in as the President of Peru. He was accompanied by leaders of the region, as well as Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili.

After a passionate nationalist Humala describes himself these days from the moderate left. He promised to preserve the free market economy in Peru, but to improve social care.




Tuesday, July 26, 2011

David Cameron - Our Hearts Are With Norway

UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that the people of Norway is "very much in our hearts and minds" after Friday's mass shooting and car bombs.

Speaking after talks with Spanish counterpart Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, referring to the terrorist attacks in both countries, saying: "we are both offering all the support we can."



Saturday, July 23, 2011

Norway Attack - World Leaders Expressed Shock And Outrage

Deadly twin attacks in Norway, were greeted with an outpouring of sympathy and disgust in Europe and elsewhere on Saturday, and produced an appeal to fight the extreme right-wing intolerance, which may have motivated the attacker.

A massive bombing on Friday in downtown Oslo was followed by a terrible shooting on an island accommodation for a youth retreat center-left prime minister's party. The same man, a Norwegian with reported fundamentalist Christian, anti-Muslim views, was suspected in both attacks.

David Cameron, Hillary Clinton and Julia Gillard have expressed their shock and outrage at the attacks in Norway that have killed at least 92 people.




Thursday, July 21, 2011

Chinese President Pledged More Political, Economic With Cameroon

Cameroon's President, Paul Biya arrived in Beijing, kicking off a state visit to China in three days. Chinese President Hu Jintao met with President Paul Biya, and committed to other political and economic relations between the two countries.



Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Hugo Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment

During his long battle against cancer this month, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has placed greater emphasis on secrecy, carefully extracted only provide information on his condition.

Now, as he begins chemotherapy held in Cuba, Chavez seems to have found the perfect place where he can keep details of his illness and to keep prying eyes away news media.




Monday, July 18, 2011

Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak Meets Pope

Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak met with the Pope on Monday. In a private meeting, accepted the leader of this predominantly Muslim country to establish diplomatic relations with the Vatican.



Saturday, July 16, 2011

Hillary Clinton - Al-Qaeda As The Legitimate Government Of Libya

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and members of more than 30 other nations meet in Istanbul, Turkey, and announced that they had given al-Qaeda rebels in Libya and so-called full diplomatic recognition.

"I am announcing today that, until an interim authority is in place, the United States will recognize the TNC as the legitimate governing authority for Libya,'' said Clinton.

TNC, or the Transition of the National Council is dominated by Haribi tribal of north-eastern Libya.



Friday, July 15, 2011

Chavez Returned To Cuba For Medical Treatment

President Hugo Chavez's fight against cancer took another surprising turn, with Venezuela's leftist leader announced their intention to return to Cuba on Saturday to begin chemotherapy.

Chavez has had to close the door of his health problems last month, but made headlines with unexpected announcements, and unexpected appearances.

The latest came Friday after Chavez met President-elect of Peru, Ollanta Humala said he wanted permission to legislators to return to Havana.

"This second phase will begin in the next few days the application of chemotherapy, scientifically designed, in detail," said Chavez, the steps of the Presidential Palace. "I'm sure, I repeat, that the second phase to favor the path back to health."





Mumbai Serial Blasts - World Leaders Condemn Terror Strike

UN Security Council and world leaders strongly condemned the serial bombings in Mumbai that killed 18 people and wounding 133, said terrorism is "criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation." Ban Ki-moon joined the world including USA, Russia, Britain, France, UAE and Pakistan in condemning the terrorist attack in the commercial center of India.



Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Funeral held for Karzai's brother

Kandahar, Afghanistan — Thousands of people joined Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday for the funeral of his slain half brother, assassinated the day before in his home by a close associate.

Ahmed Wali Karzai, was shot Tuesday in one of his closest Trust - the tribe of the murderer, and the hometown, he traveled and worked in the next seven years.



Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Southern Sudan To Receive The New Currency

Newly independent Southern Sudan has pledged to monitor the operation of the new state until a fully constituted government. At present the country is functioning under an interim cabinet which consists of ministers from its old partially self-governing administration. They, along with the country's first President Salva Kiir, took the oath of office together and vowed to serve the people of South Sudan.

The new currency, Southern Sudan pound shall be the same value of the existing Sudanese pound, which continue to circulate in the north.



Nicolas Sarkozy - France Will Withdraw 1,000 Troops From Afghanistan In Late 2012

France will pull a quarter of its troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year.

President Nicolas Sarkozy has made the declaration during an unannounced flying visit to the country.

Currently, about 4,000 French soldiers in Afghanistan. The remaining troops will be located in the province of Kapisa. French soldiers were involved in military operations against Taliban rebels since 2001.

Sarkozy was forced to spend only five hours, and there was a meeting with Afghan Leaders Hamid Karzai and Gen. David Petraeus.



Monday, July 11, 2011

White House meeting to achieve some progress

The meeting of the White House between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders on a debt and deficit reduction process ended with little progress on Sunday. The lawmakers plan to meet every day until an agreement is struck.



Sunday, July 10, 2011

Julia Gillard - Australia sets carbon tax to fight climate change

Australia announced plans Sunday to the pollution of carbon tax to AUS $ 23 (U.S. $ 24.74) per tonne to help combat climate change as it moved towards the creation of the largest in the region trading of emissions.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard said there would be a fixed price of carbon, global warming, starting next year before an emissions trading system was introduced in 2015.

Under the scheme, to begin July 1, 2012, about 500 of the largest polluters in Australia pay a fixed price, which starts at AUS $ 23 per tonne for their emissions of carbon dioxide in the first three years.

The mechanism would then pass through an emissions trading system with a variable price set by the market. The government set a floor price and ceiling for at least the first three years to avoid price shocks.





Saturday, July 9, 2011

Berlusconi will stand aside in 2013

Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi told a local newspaper, he will not run again when his term ends in 2013.

This announcement comes at a time of renewed fighting between the Minister in his administration. His personal popularity has been slipping badly in the polls and recent local elections.

Berlusconi, fighting corruption charges and paying for sex with an underage prostitute, has reiterated his desire that Justice Minister Angelino Alfano taking over from him.




Ban Ki Moon arrives for South Sudan independence day

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon arrived in Juba on Friday to attend celebrations of the independence of South Sudan on Saturday.



Friday, July 8, 2011

Birthday Of Dalai Lama In US

Thousands of people flocked to Washington arena on Wednesday to celebrate the 76th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, who urged followers to time by the practice of compassion.


Yemeni President Makes First Appearance After The Attack

The Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, his face was burned and his hands covered in bandages, is shown on television for the first time since being injured in bomb attack on his palace in Sanaa.



Thursday, July 7, 2011

President Obama - The First Live Tweet

US President, Barack Obama kicks off the Twitter Town Hall with a Tweet asking the American people for their ideas on deficit reduction.


Ban Ki Moon Expects Cyprus Agreement In Fall

Geneva - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon said Thursday he expects the leaders of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots to reach an agreement in October on the future of the divided island of Cyprus.

Ban had a half day of talks with Greek Cypriot leader Dimitris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu said that they had agreed to intensify their long conversations.

"I have every reason to believe that in October the leaders will be able to report that they have reached the convergence of all the fundamental issues, and will meet that month in New York," said Ban.



Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Aung San Suu Kyi Visits Pagodas In The Ancient City

Myanmar pro democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi kept a low profile during his visit to the pagodas of the second day of a countryside visit.



David Cameron - UK to withdraw 500 troops from Afghanistan in 2012

British Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed Wednesday that UK will withdraw 500 troops from Afghanistan in 2012, modestly reducing the size of the second foreign force in the country for 9000.

"This reduction reflects the progress made in building the Afghan security forces nationwide," Cameron said legislators hours after returning from Afghanistan.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he hoped that Britain "could continue to help Afghanistan to build our infrastructure, to build a civil society", at the same time it lowered its military operation.



Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Dalai Lama - We need compassion, not money

People need to become more loving and compassionate to change the world because money does not provide true happiness, the Dalai Lama said.

Addressing thousands of followers in Melbourne on Saturday on the true meaning of happiness, he said that the replacement of greed, society, affection had brought to mankind by the frustration and loneliness.

Money and material possessions provide temporary happiness, but not a true inner peace, he said.
He urged the people to compassion and affection shower younger generations, so you can create a happier world than what exists.

"'Promotion of moral ethics based on affection - which is ultimately the only answer," he said.

"We need moral ethics education, from kindergarten through college ... so I think there is real hope for change, more changes in our society.



 

Hugo Chavez Made A Surprise Homecoming From Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise homecoming from Cuba, declaring he was "fine". Socialist leader back around 2-am local time, just in time for two days of celebration of Venezuela 200-anniversary of independence from Spain.

But Chavez's exact status is unclear. He may still face long-term care in a military hospital in Venezuela and has been prepared for his arrival. However, many Venezuelans were still satisfied. His supporters took to the streets of Caracas, within minutes of the leader's surprise return.





Monday, July 4, 2011

Kenyan President in Ethiopia for Sudan peace talks

Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki in Ethiopia to attend the 18th Extra Ordinary Summit of the Intergovernmental Agency for Development.

The summit will focus primarily on issues in Sudan, before the independence of Southern Sudan on July 9. The two leaders, Omar al-Bashir in the North and South Salva Kiir are expected to attend.



Yingluck Shinawatra wins Thai elections

Yingluck Shinawatra became the first female prime minister of Thailand. She is the younger sister of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted in a 2006 coup. Yingluck's Pheu Thai party won 264 of a possible 500 seats available in the Thai Parliament.

Prime Minister Abhisit conceded defeat after the army backed the Democratic Party managed to win only 160 seats on Sunday.

Speaking at a press conference, Pheu Thai Party leader said that her priority as prime minister would be the economy.




Sunday, July 3, 2011

Monaco's royal ceremony

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco shares a kiss during the wedding ceremony.

The Prince of Monaco, new bride hold religious ceremony in palace courtyard.



Obama - ending tax breaks required to cut deficit

The U.S. President, Barack Obama urged Congress to consider cutting certain tax breaks as a way to reduce the deficit.




Sudan's President - army to continue campaign

President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir has ordered the army to continue military action in the border state of ​​South Kordofan.

"... We recommend that our armed forces to pursue military operations in southern Khordofan until a cleanup of the area are taken, as they did in Abyei, "he said to the army.

Fighting between government forces and allied militias in southern Sudan has has raised tensions, as the south prepares to declare independence on July 9.



Saturday, July 2, 2011

Gaddafi Warns Retaliation To Europe

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has threatened to carry out attacks in Europe if NATO continues airstrikes on Libya.

It came after France confirmed it had supplied arms to anti-government rebels. PKG "We can not be treated similarly." This is what Gaddafi said by telephone to thousands of supporters gathered in the main Green Square of the capital Tripoli, a call for retaliatory bombings by NATO since March. He warned NATO should end its war in the air or defeat.

The rebel leader also denounced an arrest warrant issued against him by the International Criminal Court. Gaddafi accused Dutch court, one of his son and chief of intelligence with the murder of civilians in suppressing the revolt.

Meanwhile, African Union leaders on Friday offered to host talks between the Libyan government and the rebels on a ceasefire and the transition to a democracy.



Friday, July 1, 2011

Prince Albert of Monaco Weds Charlene Wittstock

After waiting nearly 30 years, the glitzy principality of Monaco has a new princess.

Charlene Wittstock, a one-time Olympic swimmer from South Africa, married Prince Albert II of Monaco in a civil intimate ceremony on Friday.

Dressed in a blue jacket and matching palazzo pants made by Chanel Palace, blond hair, 33 years old Wittstock seemed to be channeling a bit of legendary elegance of Princess Grace.



Nicolas Sarkozy attacked by man in the crowd.

A man in a crowd grabbed French President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder and nearly knocked him to the ground before being tackled by security officers and detained.

Unusually aggressive incident occurred when the president shook hands with the crowd in the south-west France, Brax.

The attacker was not armed, according to national police forces. An official with the service said that 32 years old Frenchman, living in the Lot-et-Garonne region and work in the theater business. Officer had no right to be publicly identified due to police policy. The man was arrested nearby and is being questioned by Agen.



Hugo Chavez - I Fight Against Cancer After Surgery

Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez revealed that he's fight against cancer, after surgery in Cuba to remove a tumor.





Pope on his iPad - tweeted for the first time

Pope Benedict XVI has tweeted for the first time, announcing the launch of a Vatican news information portal.



Thursday, June 30, 2011

President Obama messes up his daughter's age

President Obama, who has expressed his fears about his daughter Malia becoming a teenager next month, is apparently dreading her birthday so much that for a brief moment on Wednesday, he thought she had already turned 13.

In a press conference at the White House, Obama spoke about both of his daughters as he characterized congressional Republicans as procrastinators who only get work done at the last minute. The president is prodding Republicans to reach a deal on raising the national debt limit before the government taps out its borrowing ability on the expected date of August 2.

"Malia's 13, Sasha's 10," the president said, even though 12-year-old Malia still has a few days to go until her July 4 birthday. "It is impressive. They don't wait until the night before. They're not pulling all-nighters. They're 13 and 10."



Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Greek PM George Papandreou - backing austerity plan is 'patriotic duty'

Gareek Prime Minister George Papandreou told parliament that the austerity plan of his government is the only chance for countries to get back on its feet.



Argentine President Seeks Re-election

After months of speculation about her electoral plans, the President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, announced she will seek re-election next October 23rd.



David Cameron - Human rights underpin stability

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, tells Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, the political and economic progress are essential to prosperity.


Sunday, June 26, 2011

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blames West for drugs problem

Iran's President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the West is the main sponsor of the drug problems in the region, the day after he blames global terrorism on the United States.



Chinese Premier Arrives In Britain

Wen Jiabao, Chinese premier arrived in Birmingham, Britain's second largest city, on Sunday evening. Jiabao is scheduled to visit a car factory near the city that now belongs to the Chinese company Shanghai Automotive Corporation.

The Prime Minister went to England from Hungary, where he promised to help the economy by buying government bonds to help the country to contain its debt.





Saturday, June 25, 2011

Julia Gillard - her first year as PM

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Friday marked the anniversary of her rise to power, to defend his performance and said he never intended to mislead voters in a carbon tax.

Gillard, Australia's first female prime minister, ousted Kevin Rudd in a Labor Party coup on June 24, 2010 - a date for the conservative opposition, which is labeled "assassination day" - after Rudd came into conflict with the bosses factions.

Rudd was signaling at the polls at the time, but the government Gillard dropped even lower, with the passage of current main job is only 27 percent after backflipped Gillard in an election promise not to impose a tax on pollution .

Gillard defended her position Friday, saying she would not be misleading when it said during the campaign, there would be no carbon tax under the government, she led.



Friday, June 24, 2011

Nicolas Sarkozy - France To Withdraw Hundreds Of Troops In Afghanistan

BRUSSELS - France says that hundreds of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year - coinciding with the gradual withdrawal of the U.S.

President Nicolas Sarkozy, speaking at the EU summit in Brussels, said Friday that the withdrawal is justified, because the signs of improved security situation in Afghanistan, and to reduce the threat of terrorism because of the death of Osama bin Laden.

Earlier this week, Barack Obama plans to withdraw U.S. troops. France has the force of the fourth in Afghanistan, with about 4,000 soldiers. The mission was drained budgets and strained public opinion.



Ban Ki-Moon - The President Of Syria Lacks Credibility

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, still lacks credibility, despite promises of reform, amnesty and dialogue. Ban stressed the right to protest and freedom of will and freedom of expression and to protect civilian lives. He says any measures Assad takes should lead to genuinely inclusive dialogue.

He said: "But I do not see a lot of credibility to what he says because the situation is still like that way and how long this is going on this way and he really take strong action?".





Where Is Hugo Chavez - Venezuela Speculate On The Fate Of Their Leader

Caracas - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is one of the loquacious leader of the world, and his long silence and solitude in Cuba after the surgery two weeks ago, fueling speculation about his health.

Officials have offered repeated assurances that Chavez is recovering well in Havana, many Venezuelans are wondering whether they get the true story.

Venezuela are used close to everyday speech and television appearances by Chavez, which could last several hours, even when traveling abroad.

But no one heard when he spoke on the phone with Venezuelan state television, on June 12, said he was quickly recovering from surgery two days earlier for a pelvic abscess. Chavez, who will be 57 next month, said medical tests showed no evidence of a "malignant" illness.

Chavez's vision came when the Cuban government has released pictures of the Venezuelan leader in the hospital with Fidel Castro and Cuban President Raul Castro on June 17. In one, Mr. Chavez has his hand on the shoulder of 80 years, Raul Castro.



Wednesday, June 22, 2011

BAN KI MOON APPOINTED AS UN CHIEF FOR 2ND TERM

United Nations General Assembly re-elected Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the UN for a further period of five years starting next year.

The General Assembly of 192 members made the appointment after the UN Security Council recommended Ban to the next period.

Later, the UN chief said the UN's role is to guide and look to the future, recognizing the need to act with determination and cooperation.

No other candidate running against 67-year-old former South Korean foreign minister, who succeeded Kofi Annan, four years ago.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Obama Buys Cigarettes ?

Obama caught on camera to buy cigarettes during his recent trip to Los Angeles.



Obama Takes His Daughter For Ice Cream On Father's Day

President Barack Obama and his two daughters, Sasha and Malia, celebrated a sweet Father's Day by paying a visit to a Georgetown ice cream parlor before the girls left with their mother on a trip to Africa.



2012 Presidential Polls : Medvedev Will Not Compete With Putin

Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev Monday added to the uncertainty surrounding Russia's 2012 presidential polls that he wanted another term, but can not resist the powerful predecessor, Vladimir Putin.

With only nine months remaining before the election in March, and Medvedev, 45, or Putin, 58, announced his candidacy amid warnings of companies that uncertainty is now the difficult investment climate.

Medvedev said, "I think every leader to President must simply want to do. The fact is that Vladimir Putin, both my colleague and old friend and I are still largely represent the same political force," said Medvedev, adding that compete with its counterparts in St. Petersburger would be "hard to imagine ".

"In this sense, the competition between us could actually damage the tasks and goals that we have been pursuing for several years. Therefore, this probably would not be the best scenario of our country, and this concrete situation."

But he also added: "In the absence of basic political competition to a market economy began to disappear. I do not think the issue today and tomorrow. But the question remains, of course," he said.



Bashar Al-Assad - Syrian Violence Is A Conspiracy Planned Abroad, And Perpetrated In Our Country

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has accused the foreign conspirators, is unleashing a wave of violence across the country, but recognizes that these reforms are essential for his authoritarian regime.

Assad has called the violence "a conspiracy planned abroad, and perpetrated in our country." But he added that the authorities in Syria to be able to distinguish between legitimate protesters and terrorists. Gunmen carried out massacres in the northern village of Jisr al Shughour, and claimed that they had sophisticated weapons and communication systems.

He admits, however, that some protesters are legitimate concerns that must be addressed. "Those who oppose reform, I have not met a single person opposing reforms," ​​he admitted. Embattled president said that the "saboteurs" trying to exploit the legitimate grievances of reforms in the country.

He said that the agitators are "small group", but cause much damage, and have infiltrated the peaceful demonstrations.






Angela Merkel, Sarkozy Agree On Second Rescue Plan For Greece

The leaders of France and Germany met in Berlin on Friday, saying they want the decision of the new aid package for Greece.

Chancellor Angela Merkel said: "The sooner we resolve the better. This means that we now need a new bailout program for the Greek situation. This requires Greece to meet its obligations."

French President, Nicolas Sarkozy also said that there was no time to lose, which suggests the solution could be quickly dashed. It sent the shares to be positive, and raised the euro.



Sunday, June 19, 2011

Moroccan King's ushers in new era

Mohammed VI of Morocco has a historic past Friday the signing of a new draft constitution that makes the approval by popular referendum.

Although it retains certain powers of the document concludes essentially the old dynasty and the Arab world has absolute powers to a directly elected parliament.



Aung San Suu Kyi celebrates 66th birthday in freedom

Myanmar democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her birthday in freedom for the first time in nearly a decade, with advocates of symbolic releasing birds in a cage with more than 50 agents of state security as seen from the street.

The celebration was attended by about 500 party members and supporters who held candles in their hands as they wished Suu Kyi well. And released balloons into the air and released dozens of sparrows and pigeons from the cage in her honor.

"I wish for peace, stability and prosperity of the country," said Suu Kyi was briefly address supporters of his opposition party headquarters in Yangon.

Aung San Suu Kyi said there was "flying sparks of war" in the country, apparently referring to recent fighting between government troops and rebels in northern Kachin, where thousands of displaced people.



Hamid Karzai : Afghanistan & The United States, Contacts With Taliban

Afghanistan President, Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that Afghanistan and the United States are engaged in peace talks with the Taliban even as insurgents a police station near the presidential palace, killing nine people.



Australia - Labour's Popularity Falls

Polls have shown support for Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the federal government decreased only 31 percent support for his leadership.






Saturday, June 18, 2011

Obama, Boehner hit the links for golf summit

United States, President Barack Obama and Republican house speaker John Boehner Speaker have tried to resolve their differences over an agreement to manage the country's debt through a round of golf.

Jointed by Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Governor John Kasichon they played for 4 hours, but the result after 18 holes remained strictly classified information.





Friday, June 17, 2011

Falkland Our Rights - Argentine President

Argentina's President, Cristina Kirchner wants to "recover" the Falkland Islands after the British Prime Minister, David Cameron says that sovereignty is "not negotiable".




Greek Prime Minister To Reshuffle Cabinet

Europe has been watching carefully as the Greek government meets to tackle the economic crisis crippling.

After a week of protests, Prime Minister George Papandreou has appointed a new finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos. Venizelos, who had previously defended portfolio also becomes deputy prime minister.



Thursday, June 16, 2011

Riot in Greece - Political Chaos Hammer Markets

Greece's prime minister, struggling to get congressional approval of a law of austerity, said Wednesday that he would reshuffle his Cabinet and ask for a vote of confidence for his new coalition government after talks with the opposition parties.



Obama's Speech at the White House Congressional Picnic

June 15, 2011 - Obama welcomes members of Congress to the White House that he and First Lady host the annual White House Congressional Picnic.



Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Dalai Lama Entangled In Australian Politics

Australia Prime Minister, Julia Gillard has refused to respond to the spiritual figure in Tibet, the Dalai Lama, visits his country - to attract criticism from political opponents of the Labour government and even allies the Greens.



Ban Ki Moon Called Access Humanitarian SYRIA

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon urged the Syrian leader to allow access of humanitarian access to the country. Ban commented on his arrival in Argentina during his campaign for a second term. He also said the deadly attacks against the government demonstrators "horrific".

He said: "I once again urge President Assad in Syria, so that humanitarian access to affected areas and the Human Rights Council. - The power to assess the mission, which on two cases I have urged him to accept the missions."




Obama Arrives In Puerto Rico

Obama's brief Tuesday visit to the capital of Puerto Rico was the first official trip to the republic by a sitting president since JFK.

The president spoke of his government's commitment to the people of Puerto Rico, as he arrives in San Juan. June 14, 2011.




Tuesday, June 14, 2011

New Zealand Prime Minister Discussed The Earthquake Recovery Plan

New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key talked to the media today after taking his first look around the recent earthquake in Christchurch.

Magnitude tremor on Monday was upgraded to 5.7 and 6.3, which is as strong as the devastating earthquake that wrecked the city in February.

Thousands of residents have had a dozen aftershocks, and the temperature due to power outages.



China And Kazakhstan To Enhance Bilateral Relations

Chinese President Hu Jintao continues his visit to Kazakhstan. He met with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on Monday to discuss ways to push the two countries ties to a higher level. Both sides should expand cooperation on trade, economy and energy.

A grand ceremony was held to welcome Chinese President visit in the Kazak capital Astana. Hu Jintao held talks with Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan and other senior officials, hoping to make plans to further develop bilateral relations. Both parties are expected to sign economic cooperation agreements ranging from trade and environmental protection. Energy cooperation is also likely to top the agenda between resource-rich countries and most of the world's energy consumers.



Gaddafi had time to play chess

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has reappeared on state television on Monday, while a challenge to a game of chess with the president of the International Sports Federation, Iliumjinov Kirsan from Russia.

The colonel reminded not to leave the country, as required by world powers.




Turkish Prime Minister Wins Q3

Ruling party in Turkey has risen to a third term in parliamentary elections, paving the way for increased regional power to pursue economic growth of the brand, assertive diplomacy and an overhaul of the military-era constitution. The ruling Justice and Development Party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, however, below the two-thirds majority in Parliament. This force it to seek support for the constitutional changes of other political groups.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has never wanted to be somewhere else on Sunday night and not do something different. He always knew he would be in the Turkish capital Ankara declaring victory for his AK Party to power after national elections this weekend. In fact, everyone in Turkey knows what Erdogan himself lucky that the leading two terms would win a third term. What was unclear whether his party will succeed in achieving the much sought after majority. He did not. But that did not stop Erdogan and his supporters celebrated their victory.



Sunday, June 12, 2011

UK Prime Minister Does Not Agree With The Archbishop On Coalition Policies

Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged that the Archbishop of Canterbury, has the right to express political opinions, but he said "there will always be a debate of two sides.".





Thursday, June 9, 2011

Britain And France Asked The UN Security Council To Discuss The Unrest In Syria

Britain and France proposed a UN resolution to condemn the crackdown on demonstrators Syria.

British Prime Minister said they wanted to condemn what he called repression and demand accountability and humanitarian access.

David Cameron said: "If somebody votes against this resolution, or attempt to veto it, should be on their conscience."




Italy Hosts World Leaders In The National Celebrations

World leaders have celebrated the birth of Italy as a modern nation. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, were undoubtedly a welcome distraction from his legal and political difficulties.

For the President Giorgio Napolitano, this was to reflect 150 years of history present in a number of VIP guests gathered in Rome.

Among those present were the President of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai and U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden.



Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Latest Information On Libya Crisis - Gaddafi Meet With Tribal Leaders

Libyan state television has broadcast pictures of what it claimed was a meeting with Gadhafi and tribal leaders on Tuesday in an undisclosed location.

At the meeting, participants also heard an audio speech by Libyan leader. Audio files on speech was broadcast live on state television from Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziya compound.






Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Germany And The U.S. Agreed - Gaddafi must step down

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama are united in their demand that Gaddafi must step down. The two leaders made the statement during the visit of Merkel to the White House.



Ban Ki Moon Officially Offered To Serve A Second Term As Secretary General Of The United Nations

Ban Ki Moon, announced today that he has formally proposed to serve a second term as Secretary General of the United Nations.

Ban told a press conference at UN Headquarters in New York, he sent a letter to the Member States of the General Assembly and Security Council that he has given himself the discretion to continue to lead the United Nations.




Monday, June 6, 2011

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gilliard shows some spontaneity

Julia Gillard, Australian red head Prime Minister shows some spontaneity good mood with schoolgirls.



Official meeting heads of state Malaysia - Kazakhtan

Kazakhtan Prime Minister, Karim Massimov has met a delegation from the Malaysian government under Prime Minister Najib Tun Abdul Razak today (June 6, 2011).

The parties discussed issues of cooperation in trade, economic and investment.




Weekly Message From President Barack Obama

Speaking of the Chrysler factory in Toledo, Ohio, the US President, Barack Obama commends the work on the autoworkers who have helped to revitalize the domestic auto industry.



Sunday, June 5, 2011

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Arrived In Saudi Arabia

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh has reportedly arrived in Saudi Arabia.

A Saudi source, who declined to be identified, said a plane carrying Saleh landed on Saturday night and he is there for medical treatment for injuries sustained while shrapnel in his palace attacked on Friday.




Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak Delivers Keynote Address At The 10th Shangri-La Dialogue

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, said: "The national interest is more in the collective interest and our task now is to take into account that in a multilateralism that is both realistic and progressive hard stubbornness. Because of the way in which no doubt must be based on cooperation and not confrontation - and every region, every country, every leader must play its role today.

"Cynics thought that Asia and the West could never get together as a coherent whole that we had little in common, that life in Surabaya was just too far from life in San Diego. The last decade has proved them wrong. "







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