Tag Archives: PM


Guinea-Bissau president names new PM in bid to end crisis

BISSAU (Reuters) – Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz named a new prime minister on Thursday in a bid to end a power vacuum after he dismissed the previous premier Domingos…


Arab League vows military support for Libya, no word on air strikes

By Omar Fahmy CAIRO (Reuters) – The Arab League pledged military support on Tuesday to assist Libya's internationally recognised government fight Islamic State, yet did not publicly agree to a…


UN: Some sexual abuse charges against peacekeepers ignored

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The 12-year-old girl said she had been raped by a foreign soldier, one of many who had come to Central African Republic to calm sectarian violence….

Mass Grave Suggests Ancient Village Wiped Out by Massacre

A 7,000-year-old mass grave holding at least 26 adults & children, many of them with smashed skulls & broken legs, is likely evidence of an early Neolithic massacre, a new…


Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean off Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast…


Stevie Wonder performs small, free pop-up concert in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stevie Wonder is performing a free pop-up concert in Washington, D.C. The D.C. Office of Motion Picture & Television Development says Wonder performed a few songs at…


Greek opposition party refuses to back PM in any confidence vote

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece's socialist PASOK party joined the main opposition on Sunday in saying it would not back Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras if he calls a confidence vote following…


Q&A: A look at Samsung Pay, other mobile payments

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is hoping its new mobile-payment service will let you leave your wallet at home. It's a claim Samsung Pay's rivals — Apple Pay & Google's…