New Zealand’s recently appointed prime minister Bill English announced his cabinet on 18 December 2016, to take office on 20 December. (more…)
Dispute in 2016 between the National Assembly and the government over the reduction of fuel subsidies led the amir to dissolve the National Assembly on 16 October, which was to trigger early elections within two months, and the cabinet resigned, remaining in office in a caretaker capacity. On 30 November the amir asked Sheikh Jaber to form a new government, which was announced on 10 December. (more…)
It has been a turbulent week at the top worldwide – have you managed to keep abreast of the changes in government leadership?
Three Presidents were elected:
• Alexander Van der Bellen defeated his far-right opponent in Austria (more…)