Netanyahu's future on the line in Israeli parliament election

Mar 17, 2015

Netanyahu's future on the line in Israeli parliament election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political survival was on the line Tuesday in a hard-fought parliamentary election pitting his nationalist and security-first ideology against his challengers’ focus on the plight of the country’s struggling middle class. Opinion polls showed a tight race heading into ...

Britain marks 50th anniversary of Churchill's death

Jan 25, 2015

Britain marks 50th anniversary of Churchill's death

Britain on Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, the iconic cigar-chomping prime minister who led his nation in defying Nazi Germany during World War II. Churchill, who died aged 90 on Jan. 24, 1965, was British prime minister through ...

Jan 23, 2015

For third time, South Korea's Park names a new prime minister

South Korean President Park Geun-hye nominated for prime minister on Friday a political veteran and the current parliamentary floor leader of her ruling Saenuri Party, the presidential Blue House said. Park named Lee Wan-koo, 64, to the post of prime minister to improve government ...