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Macron Replaces France’s Prime Minister in Bid to Reinvigorate Presidency

Macron Replaces France’s Prime Minister in Bid to Reinvigorate Presidency

Macron Replaces France’s Prime Minister in Bid to Reinvigorate Presidency Macron Replaces France’s Prime Minister in Bid to Reinvigorate Presidency PARIS — Seeking to give his government a fresh start after the coronavirus pandemic battered the nation, President Emmanuel Macron of France shuffled prime ministers on Friday after vowing weeks ago to reinvent himself, trading in the popular incumbent, Édouard …

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Piers Morgan receives hundreds more complaints after sticking fingers in ears during GMB interview with Tory minister

Piers Morgan receives hundreds more complaints after sticking fingers in ears during GMB interview with Tory minister

Piers Morgan receives hundreds more complaints after sticking fingers in ears during GMB interview with Tory minister Piers Morgan receives hundreds more complaints after sticking fingers in ears during GMB interview with Tory minister Piers Morgan has received 312 Ofcom complaints over the course of four days. The majority of those, 221, were for an interview with Conservative care minister …

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Micheal Martin Becomes Ireland’s Prime Minister as Rival Parties Ally

Micheal Martin Becomes Ireland’s Prime Minister as Rival Parties Ally

Micheal Martin Becomes Ireland’s Prime Minister as Rival Parties Ally Micheal Martin Becomes Ireland’s Prime Minister as Rival Parties Ally DUBLIN, Ireland — Ireland’s Parliament appointed Micheal Martin, a center-right politician, as prime minister on Saturday as the country deals with the headwinds of the coronavirus and fallout from a housing crisis. Mr. Martin replaces Leo Varadkar, a doctor who …

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In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land

In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land

In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land MOSUL, Iraq — From the moment Iraq’s new prime minister stepped off the Iraqi Army MI-17 helicopter for a tour of Mosul, the city most damaged by the Islamic State’s takeover in 2014, he plunged into …

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson Stirs Culture War Over Churchill Statue

Prime Minister Boris Johnson Stirs Culture War Over Churchill Statue

Prime Minister Boris Johnson Stirs Culture War Over Churchill Statue Prime Minister Boris Johnson Stirs Culture War Over Churchill Statue LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain on Friday stirred a fraught debate over symbols of his country’s past, accusing protesters of seeking to “censor our past” and telling them it was “absurd and shameful” that a statue of …

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As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Struggles to Find His Voice LONDON — After a week when protesters battled with police outside his residence, spray-painted “racist” on a memorial to Winston Churchill and dumped the statue of a 17th-century slave trader into Bristol harbor, Prime Minister Boris Johnson knew he was …

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Germany’s Far-Right Party Wins Suit Against Interior Minister

Germany’s Far-Right Party Wins Suit Against Interior Minister

Germany’s Far-Right Party Wins Suit Against Interior Minister Germany’s Far-Right Party Wins Suit Against Interior Minister BERLIN — Germany’s highest court ruled in favor of the far-right Alternative for Germany party in its case against the country’s sitting interior minister on Tuesday, a symbolic victory for the populist party that has been steadily losing support in recent months as the …

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Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations

Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations

Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations JOHANNESBURG — The leader of Lesotho, accused of being behind the murder of his estranged wife, announced Monday that he would step down, possibly paving the way for him to be formally charged in the killing. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said he …

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Another Health Minister in Brazil Exits Amid Chaotic Coronavirus Response

Another Health Minister in Brazil Exits Amid Chaotic Coronavirus Response

Another Health Minister in Brazil Exits Amid Chaotic Coronavirus Response Another Health Minister in Brazil Exits Amid Chaotic Coronavirus Response RIO DE JANEIRO — The Brazilian government’s chaotic response to the coronavirus pandemic worsened Friday as its latest health minister quit barely a month into the job, with daily deaths from infection climbing and a defiant president exhorting people to …

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Iraq Chooses New Prime Minister, an Ex-Security Chief Backed by U.S.

Iraq Chooses New Prime Minister, an Ex-Security Chief Backed by U.S.

Iraq Chooses New Prime Minister, an Ex-Security Chief Backed by U.S. Iraq Chooses New Prime Minister, an Ex-Security Chief Backed by U.S. BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Parliament chose an American-backed former intelligence chief as the new prime minister early Thursday morning, giving the country its first real government in more than five months as it confronts an array of potentially crippling …

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