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Is Italy’s Prime Minister Looking for a Backup Job?

ROME — Giuseppe Conte, finding himself in a traditionally precarious job, sought to avoid putting all his eggs in one professional basket by pursuing a fallback position as a teacher in a Rome university. The twist: The basket in [...]
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Scott Morrison Is a New Kind of Australian Prime Minister: An Evangelical Christian

SYDNEY, Australia — At a regular Sunday morning service, before the praise songs and a sermon on resilience, a pastor at one of Sydney’s largest Pentecostal churches mentioned a congregant who was usually among those worshiping [...]
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Australia’s New Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, Appoints a Cabinet

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One lawmaker who mounted that challenge, only to lose in the final party vote — Peter Dutton, 47, a former police officer from Queensland — will return to the cabinet. He was appointed on Sunday to a role he has held before, home [...]
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Scott Morrison, Australia’s New Prime Minister, Pledges to ‘Heal Our Party’

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A relative moderate in Australia’s conservative party and an ally of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull succeeded him after a vote on Friday that capped days of chaos in the capital and underscored just how turbulent Australian politics [...]
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Pregnant Minister Cycles to Hospital to Give Birth

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Julie Anne Genter, New Zealand’s minister for women’s affairs, posted photographs on social media of her “mostly downhill” trip to a hospital, where she was due to have labor induced. Source: [...]
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Jacinda Ardern Embraces Dual Role: New Zealand Prime Minister and Mom

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] New Zealand’s prime minister, back from six weeks’ maternity leave, told reporters to expect “the odd press conference with a little bit of spill on me.” Source: NYT > [...]
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As Pakistan Nears End of Vote Count, Imran Khan Is Poised to Be Next Prime Minister

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Political rivals of Mr. Khan, who have complained about how the national election was conducted, have begun to grudgingly accept his victory. Source: NYT > World
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Cricket Star. Sex Symbol. Prime Minister? It May Be Imran Khan’s Time.

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mr. Khan goes into elections on Wednesday with seemingly too many advantages to fail — including the powerful implicit support of Pakistan’s army. Source: NYT > World
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A Minister Feting a Lynch Mob? India Recoils in Disgust

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Jayant Sinha, an American-educated politician, draped garlands of flowers around the necks of eight convicted killers, provoking national outrage. Source: NYT > World
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Najib Razak, Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Is Arrested Amid Corruption Inquiry

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The arrest comes just two months after Mr. Najib was voted out of power after being accused of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars while in office. Source: NYT > World