Sunak sets pace as 3 left in UK leadership race

The four Conservative Party candidates that went into the latest round of voting on Tuesday are (from left) Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss, Kemi Badenoch and Penny Mordaunt. Badenoch was eliminated in the race to become the UK's next prime minister. (PHOTO / AFP) The race for the Conservative Party leadership...

Italy faces parliamentary showdown on govt survival

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi speaks during the inauguration of the Business Forum at the International Conference Center in Algiers on July 18, 2022. (AFP) ROME – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will address the upper house Senate on Wednesday on a political crisis that could bring down his government...

UK: Increasingly bitter race to replace Johnson set to narrow down

This combination of pictures created on July 14, 2022 shows the five candidates running to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative leader and Britain's prime minister. From left: Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, former finance minister Rishi Sunak,Conservative MP Olukemi Badenoch, Conservative politician Tom Tugendhat, and International Development Secretary and Minister...

Contest to replace UK PM Johnson begins

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves from 10 Downing Street in central London on July 6, 2022 to head to the Houses of Parliament for the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session. (JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) LONDON - As many as a dozen candidates were on Friday eyeing up replacing Boris...

Increasingly isolated, Boris Johnson pledges to fight on

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking next to Britain's newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer Nadhim Zahawi (right) and Britain's Justice Secretary and deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab (left) during the weekly session of Prime Minister's...

UK’s Boris Johnson on the brink as ministers quit

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a cabinet meeting, in Downing Street, London, July 5, 2022. (JUSTIN TALLIS/POOL PHOTO VIA AP) LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face questions in parliament followed by a grilling by senior lawmakers on Wednesday, with his premiership on the brink after a...

Indonesian calls, messages at G7 Summit

JAKARTA, Jun 30, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has arrived at the venue of the 48th G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany on Monday afternoon (June 27) local time (UTC+1) to attend the meeting in the capacity of a partner country and as...

Russian PM authorizes Russia’s withdrawal from UNWTO

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin speaks during a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Union's intergovernmental council in Yerevan, on Oct 9, 2020. (PHOTO / AFP) MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order on Friday authorizing the country's withdrawal from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO members voted...