Wednesday, March 27, 2013

FIJI: New Draft Constitution Re-Asserts Military's Role in Protecting Nation [world politics news]
CHILE: Proposed Minimum Wage of $430/mo. (+$25) Fails in Chamber of Deputies [world politics news]
KENYA: Supreme Court to Rule Saturday on Legitimacy of Pres. Election [world politics news]
ITALY: Party Leader Bersani: Only "Mentally Ill" Person Would Want to be PM [world politics news]

SOUTH AFRICA: Gov't Faces Backlash After Deaths of Soldiers Exposes Military Intervention [world politics news]
JAPAN: Court Rules Some General Election Results "Invalid" [world politics news]

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

CHINA: New Law Bans Free Music Downloading in China on July 1 [world politics news]
USA: GOP Produces "Autopsy" of 2012 Election; Reaches out to La Raza, NAACP [world politics news]

AUSTRALIA: Labor Party Facing Internal Turmoil over Challenge to Gillard [world politics news]
UK: Budget Includes Help for Homebuyers: 5% Down, Gov't Picks up 15% [world politics news]

CYPRUS: Crisis Deepens; German Finance Min. Warns Banks May "Never" Reopen [world politics news]

Monday, March 18, 2013

ROMANIA: Former PM Released from Jail After Serving 1/3 of Sentence [world politics news]
JAPAN: PM Abe Seeks New Constitution to Allow Non-Defensive Military Posture [world politics news]
SYRIA: Opposition Groups Choosing Prime Minister to Govern Liberated Parts of Syria [world politics news]

ISRAEL: New Housing Minister Vows Expanded West Bank Settlement Construction [world politics news]
ARGENTINA: Pres. Kirchner Asks Pope Francis to Intervene on Falklands Dispute [world politics news]

CYPRUS: EU Bank Account Levy Deal Called "Dangerous" Precedent; Russians Hit Hard [world politics news]
CHINA: Liu Yandong Becomes Vice-Premier, Highest-Ranking Woman In China [world politics news]

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

#AUSTRIA: Far-Right Suffers Defeat in Carinthia After 20 Years in Power

[world politics news]

Austrian Social Democrat leader Peter Kaiser

COLOMBIA: 2nd Woman Ever, Deputy Finance Minister, Named to Bank Board [world politics news]
Ana Fernanda Maiguashca, second woman to serve on Colombia's central bank policy committee.

EGYPT: Pres. Mursi Appeals Court Decision to Stop Parliamentary Elections [world politics news]

TUNISIA: Moderate Islamist Heads New Government After Vote [world politics news]
JAPAN: Thousands Rally Against Pacific Trade Partnership Talks [world politics news]
MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Courtship of Military Rattles Supporters [world politics news]

UK: Cameron Abandons Plans for Minimum Alcohol Pricing; Cabinet Splits [world politics news]

Saturday, March 09, 2013