After a sweeping election victory Greece's conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as new prime minister on Monday.
His victory catapults the United Kingdom towards a Brexit showdown with the EU and towards a constitutional crisis at home, as British lawmakers have vowed to bring down any government that tries to leave the bloc without a divorce deal.
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi took on Johnson during the prime minister's weekly question-and-answer session before the House of Commons
Priti Patel is being considered for a shock cabinet return as home secretary, The Independent has learned, as Boris Johnson seeks to convince the public he is not a “British Donald Trump”. The controversial Brexiteer — sacked for misleading Theresa May over secret meetings with Israeli politicians — is poised
So far, I have said that Boris Johnson is likely to be heading for disaster. He seems unlikely to get a Brexit deal through parliament, and parliament is unlikely to allow him to take Britain out of the EU without a deal. Thus he seems to be heading for a “people against parliament” election, in which he asks
It is a step in the right direction by Imran Khan’s government to allow dual nationals to contest elections (“Pakistan decides to allow dual nationals to contest elections,” July 27, Gulf Today). It is good news that the Pakistan government has decided to allow dual-national Pakistanis to contest elections in Pakistan. Special Assistant to the Premier
On September 15, 2008, when Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, it marked the beginning of the global financial crisis. Right now, we are hurtling towards a new calamity, entirely of our own making, and apparently unwilling to ask the people if they are happy to come along for the ride.
Sudan’s new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, is a seasoned economist who faces the daunting task of rescuing his country’s moribund economy.
“A great leader is charismatic, courageous and brave. None of these words I would use to describe Boris Johnson,” says Jennifer Arcuri. "The man I thought I knew doesn't exist any more."
Conte is hoping to get President Sergio Mattarella’s support for forming a new coalition government that can steer the country as the Italia Viva party headed by former premier Matteo Renzi, quit in a row over the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis and economic recession.