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South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document

South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set asi...

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document

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South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his hom...
16:24, 07/13/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Mas...
03:24, 05/22/2019

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
13:36, 07/13/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the da...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Mozambique to fight for extradition of former finance minister over debt scandal Mozambique's government is to fight for the extradition from South Africa of former finance minister Manuel Chang, who the United States is seeking to put on trial, according to a letter from a law fi...
19:48, 07/31/2019

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on radio....
03:36, 07/04/2019

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecif...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi Defends Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provision...
16:36, 08/15/2019

No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister: UK government source Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government's negotiations with the European Union, a government sour...
13:48, 08/18/2019

Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units - document Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by ...
23:12, 05/27/2019

UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond says he'd resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he can't support a leader happy to leave the EU with no deal....
18:00, 07/21/2019

New Coins Of Up To Rs 20 To Be Released Soon, Says Finance Minister New coins of 20, 10, one, two and five rupees will be released soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, declaring Budget 2019 in parliament on Friday....
12:48, 07/05/2019

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected....
19:24, 07/21/2019

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before elections....
13:00, 08/24/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decide...
21:48, 05/22/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalit...
18:48, 08/16/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance to return to power, attention is ...
03:36, 05/21/2019

Ireland must be open to some international tax changes -finance minister Ireland must be open to considering a broader concept of how companies are taxed in the modern digitalized world, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday, setting out his country's stall in ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

UK's Hammond quits as finance minister before Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond resigned from the government on Wednesday, following through on a promise to leave rather than serve under incoming prime minister Boris Johnson....
16:36, 07/24/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
22:24, 05/22/2019

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He also blamed internal disagreements for his decisio...
04:12, 07/10/2019

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax despite criticism from some businesses as it strives to cut debt, its finance m...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment....
21:12, 06/05/2019

India's new finance minister will be presenting her first budget. Here's what to expect India's new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a full-year budget on Friday. Analysts expect a focus on consumption and investment....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Arun Jaitley Unlikely To Remain Finance Minister: Report Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the......
12:00, 05/24/2019

Ireland would be in favour of Brexit extension: finance minister Ireland would be in favour of extending the October 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union to mitigate possible risks to the Northern Irish peace process and damage to its economy, Financ...
09:36, 09/09/2019

No Stressed MSMEs To Be Declared Bad Loan: Finance Minister At a press conference after meeting PSU bank heads, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there already exists a circular from the Reserve Bank that provides for stressed loan accounts of MSMEs not...
19:12, 09/19/2019

German Finance Minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership: Der Spiegel German Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz will run for leadership of the center-right Social Democrats (SPD), a German magazine reported on Friday....
12:24, 08/16/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:36, 06/20/2019

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European U...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Angel Tax Provisions For Start-Ups Removed, Says Finance Minister The government today announced measures to revive economic growth and markets including the withdrawal of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and said it would release funds for bank.....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
14:00, 06/23/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of financial misconduct related to the construction of two dams, an unprecedented detention of a sitting minister for corruptio...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself....
18:12, 07/23/2019

UK finance minister Javid says he is 'turning the page on austerity' British finance minister Sajid Javid said he was "turning the page on austerity" as he promised the biggest spending increases in 15 years, a move widely seen as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance m...
19:48, 06/08/2019

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the Octob...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare reforms, has decided not to join Modi’s new g...
11:24, 05/29/2019

No-deal Brexit will be stopped, former finance minister Hammond says Parliament will block a no-deal Brexit if unelected people behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson try to wrench Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without agreement, former finance minister Phi...
11:50, 08/14/2019

"Uber, Ola Ruined Everything": Abhishek Singhvi's Dig At Finance Minister Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi this morning questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government on how would it fulfill the promise of making India a 5 trillion economy....
09:00, 09/11/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, British finance mi...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Sajid Javid to be Britain's finance minister, says ITV reporter Sajid Javid will be appointed finance minister by incoming British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, an ITV reporter said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Kate Holton)...
14:24, 07/24/2019

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen...
18:12, 07/22/2019

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's ne...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Irish finance minister believes UK would rather avoid no-deal Brexit Britain would rather avoid leaving the European Union without a transition deal but is willing to contemplate it if necessary, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday after talks with B...
21:12, 08/06/2019

Mexican finance minister quits with scathing resignation letter Mexico's finance minister, Carlos Urzúa, quit abruptly on Tuesday, with a letter of resignation that appeared highly critical of the current administration, and raised questions about the president's ...
05:36, 07/10/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
03:24, 05/17/2019

Modi to name BJP head Shah as finance minister: Indian media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the president of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as his new finance minister, according to several Indian media report...
19:12, 05/30/2019

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric.....
12:12, 07/08/2019

Lebanon not informed about route of Iranian tanker: finance minister Lebanon has not been informed whether an Iranian oil tanker, at the center of a U.S.-Iran confrontation, was heading to one of its ports, the finance minister told Reuters on Friday....
12:36, 08/30/2019

Bullets, Death Threats Sent To French Finance Minister: Official French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has received three letters containing death threats, including one this week with bullets enclosed, one of his aides said on Wednesday....
20:00, 09/11/2019

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied...
16:36, 07/18/2019

UK finance minister 'livid' at PM Johnson over firing of aide: media British finance minister Sajid Javid has challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the dismissal of an aide by Johnson's top advisor which has caused tension between the government's two most power...
23:48, 08/30/2019

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
00:12, 07/10/2019

In Divya Spandana's Congratulatory Tweet To New Finance Minister, A Jibe Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana today congratulated BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman for becoming only the second woman in India's political history to be appointed as the Union Finance Minister,......
18:12, 05/31/2019

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
12:48, 07/21/2019

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
15:24, 07/22/2019

Kenyan finance minister denies corruption charges, given bail Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, in an unprecedented legal move against a sitting minister in a country noto...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Lebanon banking sector can withstand U.S. sanctions: finance minister Lebanon's banking sector can handle the impact of the U.S. sanctions against Jammal Trusk Bank SAL and guarantee the money of depositors, the finance minister said on Friday....
12:36, 08/30/2019

Bullets, death threats sent to French finance minister: aide French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has received three letters containing death threats, including one this week with bullets enclosed, one of his aides said on Wednesday....
14:00, 09/11/2019

Full results of Ukraine reforms to take years to be seen: finance minister It will take years for the full effects of reforms to be seen in Ukraine, where the government is trying to cast off Soviet-era institutions while clamping down on corruption, Finance Minister Oksana ...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
08:12, 05/10/2019

Saudi Finance Minister: still considering secondary options for Aramco IPO - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary locations for the flotation of oil giant Aramco after primary location Riyadh, Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on...
12:12, 09/18/2019

UK finance minister cautions PM candidates over no-deal Brexit and spending Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would threaten the United Kingdom's cohesion and that they should tone...
10:00, 05/30/2019

PM Johnson will go to EU to seek a deal, not a Brexit delay: finance minister British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not ask for a Brexit delay at an EU summit next month, but will instead press to secure a deal to smooth Britain's...
13:12, 09/08/2019

Still In Talks With PMO On What Steps To Take: Finance Minister On Auto Sector's Revival Following the auto industry's request made to the Government to help revive the auto sector, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has now said that they are still in talks with PMO (Prime Minister's.....
09:12, 08/17/2019

Arun Jaitley, Bold Indian Finance Minister, Is Dead at 66 Working alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr. Jaitley oversaw major economic experiments and earned respect in a fractured political landscape....
22:12, 08/27/2019

Center ground of UK politics is under threat, finance minister warns The center ground of British politics "is under threat", finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday in a speech at the launch of a review into increasing the minimum wage....
19:12, 05/30/2019

Government To Hold Discussions With Foreign Investors: Finance Minister FPIs pulled out Rs 2,881.10 crore from debt and equity segments on August 1 and 2. In July, they had withdrawn a net amount of Rs 2,985.88 crore from the capital markets....
23:12, 08/05/2019

Finance Minister's "Ola, Uber" Remark Misinterpreted, Says Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari said says that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement on the slowdown in the auto sector contributed by Ola and Uber was......
23:12, 09/11/2019

Malawi president appoints economist Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha, an economist and former banker, as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the governme...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
10:01, 08/14/2019

British finance minister says: Kill the specter of a no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would undermine the economy and threaten the United Kingdom's cohesion...
09:24, 05/30/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
19:48, 06/08/2019

French Finance Minister says he will fight to save jobs at GE's Belfort site French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told the country's lower house of parliament on Tuesday that he would fight to save jobs at the Belfort site of General Electric, which faces the risk of widespr...
15:48, 05/28/2019

Mexico Finance Minister Resigns After Clashes With President; Peso Falls The departure deepens doubts among investors over economic policy under leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and whether he will maintain the country’s hard-fought fiscal stability....
00:12, 07/10/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts f...
15:48, 07/17/2019

Kenya appoints acting finance minister after Rotich graft charges Kenya's presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with corruption....
16:36, 07/24/2019

Mexico Finance Minister Urzua quits, Herrera named successor Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, citing deep differences over economic issues, in a blow for the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a we...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Ireland's finance minister sees significant risk of disorderly Brexit Ireland thinks there is now a significant risk of a disorderly Brexit and is taking measures to protect itself from any legal consequences, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Mexican finance minister's resignation 'unexpected, negative,' says Goldman Sachs The resignation of Mexico's finance minister is "an unexpected and negative development," Goldman Sachs wrote in a note to investors on Tuesday, adding that the move hinted at "significant policy and ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

EU27 ready for all Brexit scenarios, German finance minister Scholz says The European Union is united and ready for all scenarios related to Britain's planned departure from the bloc, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Twitter on Friday, after meeting his British ...
18:48, 08/16/2019

India finance minister ditches 'colonial' briefcase to deliver budget India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to abandon the “colonial” budget briefcase while presenting her maiden budget to parliament, choosing instead to flaunt a traditional bright-red ledge...
22:12, 07/05/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Ama...
15:36, 05/17/2019

Auto Industry Reacts To Finance Minister's Proposal To Reduce Corporate Tax The Finance Minister has announced reduction in the corporate tax rate to 22 per cent from 30 per cent, while new manufacturing companies or companies which are making fresh investments from October.....
15:12, 09/20/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Algeria’s finance minister appears in court in corruption probe: Ennahar TV Algeria's Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal appeared on Monday in an Algiers court as part of an investigation into suspected misuse of public funds, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
12:48, 04/29/2019

Dubai-Like Annual Shopping Fest In 4 Cities From 2020: Finance Minister The shopping festivals will be in four different themes: Gold and jewellery, handicrafts/yoga/tourism, textiles and leather, an official release said....
18:01, 09/14/2019

Australia's finance minister calls for an 'ongoing commitment to free trade' "We would argue that an ongoing and protracted trade war is not in anybody's interest," said Mathias Cormann, Australia's finance minister....
11:36, 06/28/2019

Renault-Nissan alliance remains priority for French finance minister Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's priority ahead of any further consolidation with the likes of Fiat-Chrysler, he said on Tuesday....
13:24, 06/18/2019

French finance minister Le Maire says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd , which he said has benefited the French automaker wi...
12:24, 06/09/2019

Instant View: Modi names Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister, while the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Jana...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT - finance minister Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
06:24, 09/04/2019

Indian ex-finance minister Arun Jaitley hospitalized with breathing difficulties Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley, a close ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was admitted to hospital on Friday after complaining of breathing difficulties....
21:36, 08/09/2019

'Best day ever!' Internet pokes fun at Mexico's finance minister grim-faced job acceptance Mexico's Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister, a job Herrera's predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin America's...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Steps To Promote Exports Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a slew of measures aimed at boosting exports, including a new scheme to incentivise exporters and a higher insurance cover to banks lending......
18:01, 09/14/2019

Modi surprises markets by naming Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday surprised markets by naming Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister at a time when Asia's third-largest ...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Finance Minister To Review State-Run Banks' Merger Preparedness: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process...
17:00, 09/18/2019

REFILE-French finance minister says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker wit...
15:00, 06/09/2019

No need yet to abandon German balanced budget over climate plan: finance minister Germany has enough options for funding a planned climate package and ditching its balanced-budget policy by taking on new debt should be a last resort, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday....
22:37, 09/16/2019

Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase produ...
02:36, 09/13/2019

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly na...
00:36, 07/10/2019

No need to rush Renault-Fiat merger talks: French finance minister French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said there was no need to rush regarding the $35 billion merger talks between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, while reiterating that he nevertheless wanted ...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Seeks More Rate Cuts: Report India's benchmark 10-year bond yield was down 10 bps at 6.43 per cent after falling to 6.42 per cent immediately after market opened on the back of her comments....
19:48, 07/29/2019

"Failures Shouldn't Be Taboo": Finance Minister On Coffee Baron's Death Reacting to the death of Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said business failures in the country should not be tabooed, or looked down upon....
20:36, 08/01/2019

Italy's new government must seize opportunity of low borrowing costs, ex-finance minister says Italy's 67th government since World War II now has a unique opportunity to invest in and grow the country as borrowing costs have dropped to such low levels, according to a former finance ministe...
21:36, 09/06/2019

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage...
18:12, 09/16/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most prominent candidate running to lead the embattled cen...
15:12, 08/16/2019

"Finance Minister Must Find Solution To Economic Crisis": Shiv Sena BJP's ally Shiv Sena today asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to find a solution to the "economic crisis", citing the latest official data on slumping growth and rising unemployment....
11:12, 06/03/2019

"Also A Reason": Nitin Gadkari Backs Finance Minister's "Ola-Uber" Remark Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has backed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's comments linking millennials' preference for Uber and Ola cabs to the slowdown in the auto sector....
06:12, 09/12/2019

No one from Prime Minister’s Office tried to help SNC-Lavalin duck campaign-finance charges: commissioner On the SNC-Lavalin matter, the elections commissioner said no minister, political staffer or public servant tried to "influence or interfere" in any of his decisions "that did not directly involve the...
04:24, 05/03/2019

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black zero" balanced-budget policy, Finance Minister Olaf S...
22:37, 09/16/2019

Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: Kyodo Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday....
07:00, 07/23/2019

German finance minister: U.S.-China trade conflict escalation would hurt economy more An escalation in a trade conflict between the United States and China will further damage the global economy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned on Tuesday, urging all sides to negotiate....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Pakistan-Origin Sajid Javid Named UK Finance Minister By Boris Johnson Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings.....
03:48, 07/25/2019

Team Modi's Big 4: Amit Shah Is Home Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Amit Shah, who led the BJP to a magnificent election victory, will be Home Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. Rajnath Singh, who was Home Minister in the previous government of...
11:24, 05/31/2019

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
06:24, 07/10/2019

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the president's office said....
09:24, 07/15/2019

Algeria's finance minister, ex police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since mass protests forced the resignation of President A...
12:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's Labour calls for investigation into finance minister Javid over Deutsche role Britain's opposition Labour Party on Monday called for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to investigate his finance minister Sajid Javid's role in financial misconduct during his previous career as a banke...
13:12, 08/05/2019

Canada Finance Minister says permitting work on Trans Mountain oil pipeline underway Work to obtain building permits for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline started on Wednesday, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said, a day after the federal government approved the contentious expan...
21:24, 06/19/2019

Ex-UK finance minister, Labour plot ways to block no-deal Brexit: paper Former British finance minister Philip Hammond, who quit the government last week before Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, has held secret talks with the opposition Labour Party about how to ...
23:24, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage...
19:02, 09/16/2019

China’s Deputy Finance Minister Liao Min Heads to the U.S. to Prepare for Trade Talks BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese envoy will head to Washington on Wednesday to prepare for trade negotiations. The announcement Tuesday follows conciliatory gestures by both sides ahead of the October t...
15:36, 09/17/2019

Mexico's new finance minister, believer in stability, takes charge of choppy economy Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wr...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Instant View: Mexican finance minister quits, deputy named successor Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
00:36, 07/10/2019

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings f...
20:24, 07/24/2019

German Finance Minister Scholz vows to respect any SPD decision to quit Merkel's coalition German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he would respect any decision by his centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to quit conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
06:24, 09/06/2019

Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wr...
06:24, 07/10/2019

Finance Minister Seeks Fair Trade Whip On Global Firms Abusing Dominance "CCI (Competition Commission of India) should take suo moto cognisance of global companies having no presence in India but abusing Indian consumers," Ms Sitharaman said on Friday....
11:24, 08/23/2019

France insists any Renault-Fiat deal must protect French jobs, finance minister says A deal could also have profound repercussions for Renault's 20-year-old alliance with Nissan, already weakened by the crisis surrounding the arrest and ousting of former chairman Carlos Ghosn lat...
10:12, 05/28/2019

NEWSMAKER-Mexico's new finance minister, believer in stability, takes charge of choppy economy Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wr...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Police recommend charging Israeli deputy minister in Australia extradition case Police recommended on Tuesday indicting Israel's deputy health minister on suspicion he tried to bolster the case of a former Australian school principal pleading mental illness as an argument against...
15:12, 08/06/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the e...
20:12, 06/24/2019

Indian finance minister Jaitley asks not to join new Modi government, citing health reasons Arun Jaitley, India's finance minister, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to give him a ministerial position in the new government, citing health issues....
11:00, 05/29/2019

NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wr...
07:00, 07/10/2019

China vice agriculture minister says African swine fever outbreaks slowing China's Vice Agriculture Minister Yu Kangzhen said on Thursday that outbreaks of deadly African swine fever had significantly slowed this year, and pig production is gradually returning to normal....
05:48, 07/04/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa....
04:36, 06/01/2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha.....
11:36, 06/01/2019

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination a...
20:24, 06/30/2019

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May....
13:00, 06/14/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the ...
04:24, 09/09/2019

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
22:12, 08/17/2019

KCR's "1996 Formula" Revolves Around Prime Minister From South: Sources A Prime Minister from south India in a non-BJP, non-Congress concoction at the centre is Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's mission, say sources, as he holds a series of meetings that have...
08:12, 05/07/2019

South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister The deputy speaker of South Korea's parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new justice minister whose family is being investiga...
09:36, 09/18/2019

South Africa's deputy mines minister dies in car accident South Africa's Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa has died in a car accident, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday....
11:12, 09/14/2019

Japan foreign minister to summon South Korea envoy over WW2 laborer row: NHK Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced laborers in the World War Two era, J...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech ...
20:12, 07/19/2019

South Korean opposition shave their heads in protest over justice minister Conservative politicians in South Korea are shaving their heads in protest of the government's newest justice minister after several accusations of academic and financial corruption have been leveled ...
22:48, 09/17/2019

South Korean justice minister nominee denies corruption allegations Cho Kuk, the embattled justice minister nominee, denied academic-related allegations over his daughter and a dubious investment in a private equity fund, as he sought to clarify corruption scandals in...
13:24, 09/02/2019

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
19:00, 05/20/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving...
17:24, 07/05/2019

Private equity fund linked to South Korea justice minister under probe South Korean prosecutors are investigating a private equity fund tied to the family of newly appointed Justice Minister Cho Kuk, following the arrest of a Cho relative who is suspected of operating th...
22:12, 09/16/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
15:24, 06/04/2019

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a worki...
10:24, 07/16/2019

The Continent Conquers: South African Designer Thebe Magugu Is the First African to Win the LVMH Prize African influence has long resonated throughout the fashion world, but on Wednesday it was formally recognized when 26-year-old South African designer Thebe Magugu was awarded the sixth annual LVMH Pr...
00:48, 09/06/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
12:48, 07/15/2019

Here’s How ‘Green Finance’ Aims to Save the Planet The field that’s become known as green finance could be at a tipping point. After a decade of explosive growth, it’s running into a perhaps surprising roadblock: a shortage of projects that are green ...
21:12, 09/06/2019

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea....
08:12, 06/02/2019

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's p...
05:24, 06/27/2019

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Thos...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Report: South Korea made U.S. FOIA document request South Korean officials may have requested the release of classified U.S. documents pertaining to the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, according to a local press report....
07:36, 07/24/2019

Philippine finance secretary: Duterte talked South China Sea with Xi Philippine Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez didn't specify whether the two leaders discussed an arbitration court ruling in 2016 that rejected China's claims in the South China Sea....
08:36, 08/30/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreement...
18:00, 05/26/2019

ANC coasting to victory in South African election The African National Congress was set to easily win South Africa's election on Saturday but with a lower vote share reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain ent...
12:24, 05/11/2019

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
17:48, 07/30/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
19:24, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreement...
18:48, 05/26/2019

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the dream on Saturday night when he features for Totte...
14:36, 05/28/2019

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-making materials bound for South Korea....
14:00, 07/23/2019

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
17:48, 07/03/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaph...
18:48, 05/30/2019

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
22:00, 07/16/2019

South African president booed at Mugabe’s funeral Mugabe, 95, Zimbabwe’s strongman for nearly four decades, died Sept. 6 in Singapore after a lengthy illness. Thousands attended his funeral at a stadium in Harare, the nation’s capital....
22:00, 09/14/2019

South African deputy president will not be sworn-in as MP today South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will not be sworn in as a lawmaker on Wednesday after requesting a postponement to address allegations he brought the ruling African National Congress (A...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeare...
18:24, 07/22/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, accord...
22:24, 05/16/2019

South African corruption fighter seen amplifying ANC battles To allies of President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog is a wrecking ball who is abusing her office and could derail efforts to clean up government and turn the economy around...
09:48, 07/30/2019

South African unit of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co will hire an additional 1,200 people to staff an extra shift at one of its vehicle assembly plants, increasing production to 720 units per day, it said on Wedne...
13:36, 07/17/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
19:36, 07/19/2019

Golf: South African Van Rooyen clinches breakthrough win in Sweden South African Erik van Rooyen holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the final green to pip England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and win his maiden European Tour title at the Scandinavian Invitation on Sunday....
06:36, 08/26/2019

Kidnapped daughter, 6, of South African F1 racer reunited with family A 6-year-old girl ripped from her mother’s arms by a gang of masked men outside a school in South Africa has been safely reunited with her family, officials said Tuesday....
02:12, 09/04/2019

South African government says appeal coming in Semenya case The South African government says there will be an appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling. The sports ministry says Athletics South Africa, the country’s track and field body, will appeal the ...
14:12, 05/13/2019

South Korea confirms first outbreak of African swine fever South Korea has become the latest country affected by deadly African swine fever, after several pigs that died at a farm were found to have been infected with the virus, its agriculture ministry said ...
12:24, 09/17/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
15:12, 05/01/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups say...
16:24, 06/10/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in a...
18:36, 05/22/2019

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed...
15:24, 07/19/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has cast his ballot in Dobsonville, a part of Sow...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Five Dead in South African Riots that Spur Cries of Xenophobia The violence in Johannesburg appeared to target shops owned by foreigners. It follows a spate of similar riots in South Africa that galvanized resentment toward outsiders....
21:00, 09/03/2019

Mamelodi Sundowns retain South African title on last day of season Mamelodi Sundowns finish above Orlando Pirates to retain the South African league title after a 1-0 victory at Free State Stars on the last day of the season....
21:48, 05/11/2019

South African priest accidentally shoots self through face with own speargun A South African priest who shot himself through his head with his own speargun while spearfishing off the KwaZulu-Natal coast Friday has miraculously survived the accident and is recovering, reports s...
02:12, 09/04/2019

South African Riots Kill Five and Spur Cries of Xenophobia The violence in Johannesburg appeared to target shops owned by foreigners. It follows a spate of similar riots in South Africa that galvanized resentment toward outsiders....
21:48, 09/03/2019

Semenya eyes 'new journey' after signing for South African club JVW Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya could trade her running shoes for soccer boots as early as next year after the 28-year-old signed for South African women's club JVW FC....
15:36, 09/06/2019

In South African townships, 'unseen' businesses catch a big bank's eye JOHANNESBURG, July 31 - Among the metal shacks and narrow side streets of South Africa's townships, one of the country's biggest lenders sees a sizeable market it wants to be first to crack: multi-mil...
07:48, 07/31/2019

The South African teenagers using radio to fight gun crime - in pictures Every week a group of South African teenagers crowd into a studio to play hip-hop and discuss neighbourhood gun crime for their community radio show, Bigger Than Life, on Alex FM. They are determined ...
16:48, 08/05/2019

South African Riots Over ‘Xenophobia’ Prompt Backlash Across Africa After rioters in Johannesburg targeted immigrants from other African countries, South Africa has been hit with boycotts and cancellations of soccer games and concerts....
02:48, 09/06/2019

Prejudice and trauma tackled by South African director in Venice South African director Oliver Hermanus hopes his new film about young soldiers during apartheid will help open up a conversation about what he calls "toxic masculinity" and LGBT rights....
16:00, 09/06/2019

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unles...
01:12, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-South African subsidiary of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase of over 25 percent, to add an extra shift and raise p...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Caster Semenya joins South African football team JVW Two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has joined a South African women's football team as she begins to prepare for a career outside of athletics....
21:36, 09/06/2019

South African Sisters Describe Saudi Detention And Complain To UN Two South African sisters who were imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, initially without charge, described their ordeal on Tuesday and said they had brought a complaint to the United Nations....
10:36, 06/26/2019

South African sprinter Horn handed provisional doping ban South Africa's fastest female sprinter Carina Horn has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, the IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit said on Monday....
17:48, 09/16/2019

Bribery-accused South African businessman dies in car crash Calls for ‘transparent’ inquiry into death of Gavin Watson, CEO of firm at centre of graft claims involving top ANC figuresOpposition politicians in South Africa are calling for a “thorough and transp...
16:12, 08/27/2019

South African court ruling could undermine public protector South Africa's top court ruled on Monday that an anti-corruption official who has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of serious misconduct had acted in bad faith when investigating an apartheid-era ban...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won ...
00:48, 07/27/2019

South Korea confirms African Swine Fever outbreak UK government said it expects disease to arrive within a year as China ditches pork tariffsSouth Korea is the latest country to confirm an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF), as the UK government h...
16:00, 09/17/2019

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) int...
18:00, 05/28/2019

South African tycoon accused of bribery killed in car crash Gavin Watson was at the centre of claims of systematic graft involving leading ANC figuresOpposition politicians in South Africa are calling for a “thorough and transparent” investigation into a car c...
17:00, 08/27/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
10:48, 06/07/2019

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the government is being accused of using the migrants a...
19:12, 08/13/2019

Under siege in Nigeria, South African businesses shut stores South African companies MTN and Shoprite closed stores in Nigeria on Wednesday in the face of attacks targeting their premises in retaliation to similar violence in their home country....
20:48, 09/04/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year te...
17:00, 05/25/2019

South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag South Africa’s Equality Court has restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination...
14:12, 08/21/2019

MTN Nigeria shuts stores after anti-South African attacks The Nigerian division of South African telecom operator MTN said on Wednesday it will shut all stores and service centers in the country until further notice after its facilities in three cities were ...
16:48, 09/04/2019

South African president condemns anti-foreigner violence Five killed and businesses attacked in wave of violence against immigrants Police in South Africa are struggling to contain an outbreak of violence against foreigners in major cities that has claimed ...
21:24, 09/03/2019

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses....
20:48, 09/05/2019

South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N. Two South African sisters who were imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, initially without charge, described their ordeal on Tuesday and said they had brought a complaint to the United Nations....
03:00, 06/26/2019

South Korea on alert after 1st African swine fever case confirmed South Korea is on alert Tuesday to prevent the spread of African swine fever after the first case of the animal disease was confirmed near the border with North Korea....
06:48, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Go-slow at port hits South African car and commodity exports A go-slow by workers at a major South African port is hitting exports of cars and other commodities, the country's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday....
18:12, 07/11/2019

Moonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from the weekend. 1. Local news in South Africa is re...
12:36, 06/17/2019

South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, ...
17:12, 09/17/2019

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
16:36, 06/03/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief execu...
10:12, 06/04/2019

South African firms' foreign operations could be at risk after xenophobic attacks A number of Nigerian-owned businesses and properties were targeted during the attacks, leading Lagos to repatriate hundreds of its citizens back to Nigeria last week....
15:48, 09/18/2019

South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to ...
11:48, 07/12/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
03:24, 05/20/2019

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its...
15:36, 07/02/2019

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that has been hidden in plain sight in a South African m...
04:24, 08/06/2019

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government....
18:12, 05/02/2019

South African president meets state firm chiefs after resignations South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa held talks on Wednesday with executives of key state companies, including power utility Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), to discuss challenges they face,...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Pregnant mom hacked to death in front of son at luxury South African resort A pregnant young woman was hacked to death in her bed Tuesday during a family break at a luxury South African holiday resort. Karen Turner, 31, who was three months pregnant, was sleeping with her hus...
18:00, 09/20/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections nex...
13:36, 05/01/2019

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
08:24, 07/18/2019

South Korea detects first African swine fever outbreak - ministry South Korea reported its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, northwest of Seoul, its agriculture ministry said on Tuesday....
02:12, 09/17/2019

Ex-South African President Denies Wrongdoing With Tainted Gupta Brothers Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the businessmen at the centre of an influence-peddling....
17:36, 07/15/2019

South African unemployment rate hits 10-year record high The economy of South Africa suffered two blows in the same day, as news of massive unemployment was reported parallel to the news of record losses for the country's main power company....
23:24, 07/30/2019

South Korean battery maker LG Chem aims to rely less on Japanese parts amid trade row South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is pushing for the localization of some battery parts in an effort to reduce its dependence on Japan amid a deepening political and economic feud, its president said on Wedne...
11:48, 08/28/2019

108 abused lions found with mange, nerve damage on South African farm Animal activists have discovered 108 captive lions with mange and neurological problems at Pienika Farm, a breeding site in South Africa. Shockingly, their caretaker was supposedly a member of a human...
23:48, 05/09/2019

South African Woman Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 13 Lakh At Delhi Airport A South African woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 58 pouches of alleged drugs which were hidden between bed sheets in her luggage, a senior official said today....
21:12, 06/05/2019

South African auto sector in line for $4 bln investment boost -industry body Africa's top vehicle manufacturer, South Africa, could see as much as 60 billion rand ($4.04 billion) invested in its vehicle and component sector over the next five years, industry body NAAMSA said i...
07:36, 09/06/2019

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
17:36, 07/17/2019

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, accor...
19:36, 05/24/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
18:12, 05/01/2019

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
12:24, 06/29/2019

REFILE-Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Af...
13:36, 05/31/2019

CORRECTED-Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its ma...
19:24, 07/02/2019

South Korea on high alert after 1st African swine fever case found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near the border with North Korea, its agricult...
05:00, 09/17/2019

South African education official apologizes after backlash over ‘sexy reading’ tweets A South African education official has apologized to “sensitive viewers” he may have offended after posting images of scantily clad women in an effort to promote reading....
18:36, 08/15/2019

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement A small plane crashed south of Dubai airport killing three Britons and one South African, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement on Thursday....
21:24, 05/16/2019

South African court likens display of apartheid-era flag to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination....
22:36, 08/21/2019

South African government tells athletics body to appeal Semenya decision "The South African government said on Monday it was \"instructing\" the country\u0027s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
21:12, 07/15/2019

South African police officer arrested following female boxing champ's murder A police officer was arrested after a South African female boxing champion was fatally shot during a car chase in a coastal city, according to local reports....
21:48, 08/31/2019

South African lawmakers to discuss fitness for office of anti-graft watchdog A South African parliamentary committee will discuss a request to look into the fitness to hold office of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after a recess period, most likely in early September, the...
19:48, 07/31/2019

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world. On the African cont...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
17:36, 05/19/2019

South African army descends on Cape Town to combat spiraling gang warfare South Africa is sending in the big guns to wrest back control of some of the most impoverished neighborhoods of Cape Town - announcing a three-month deployment of the army aimed at tackling spiraling ...
21:24, 07/12/2019

| Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid tensions and violence in the country....
19:36, 09/15/2019

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
20:36, 06/17/2019

South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever outbreak of the virus, deadly to pigs but not harmfu...
15:48, 09/18/2019

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on ...
12:36, 05/31/2019

More South African voters are expected to cross racial lines in this week’s national elections Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Incredible pictures show lion undergoing cancer treatment at South African hospital A lion in South Africa has become something of an internet sensation after the animal was photographed receiving treatment for cancer at a hospital in the city of Tshwane....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Russia's Norilsk and South African coal town Kriel top SO2 emissions hot spots: NASA data Russia's Norilsk smelter complex and a town in South Africa's eastern coal mining province have the highest sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions in the world, according to satellite data from U.S. space ag...
20:24, 08/19/2019

South African Politician Calls on Mobs to Direct Their Anger at Ruling-Class Whites Instead of Other Africans The leader of a South African opposition party is making waves for calling on mobs to turn their anger over continued economic disenfranchisement on the country’s wealthy white minority as opposed to ...
12:48, 09/05/2019

Intersex female runner Caster Semenya signs with professional South African soccer team Caster Semenya, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and an intersex athlete, signed with South African team JVW Football Club, she announced on Friday.       ...
19:36, 09/06/2019

When is Caster Semenya competing? South African athlete to run in Doha 800m after losing legal fight South African middle distance star Caster Semenya will take on an elite field in Doha this evening as she races over 800m for the final time before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come...
13:12, 05/03/2019

Amid Ban From Top-Level Track and Field Events, Caster Semenya Signs With South African Soccer Team Tired, maybe, after 10 years of fighting track authorities, Caster Semenya has signed up to play with a South African soccer team. Currently banned from competing in her preferred event, the two-time ...
14:12, 09/07/2019

|MarkBarnesmadeimmensecontributionatSAPostOffice-minister Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appreciates the "immense contribution" made by Mark Barnes during his tenure as CEO of the SA Post Office....
19:48, 08/01/2019

|Economycannotremaininthehandsofafew-minister The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni....
01:00, 06/26/2019

|GovtdepartmentsmorethanR600mbehindinpaymentstobusinesses-Minister Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshaveni cited National Treasury data, saying government departments were 30 days or more behind on paying service providers by more than R600m....
19:24, 08/15/2019

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, sa...
03:48, 06/14/2019

PM Johnson: I will take UK out of EU on Oct. 31 if I am still prime minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 if he was still prime minister, proposing to hold a national election on Oct. 15....
21:36, 09/04/2019

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within OPEC against the way that Russia and Saudi Arabia ar...
22:00, 07/01/2019

UK trade minister: NHS not 'up for sale' Liz Truss dismissed the notion that a US-UK trade deal would lead to the privatization of the National Health Service. Truss promised to free the UK's trade partnerships from the "EU straitjacket" of ...
09:48, 07/29/2019

PM May has already set out timetable for her departure: UK minister Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office aft...
13:36, 05/12/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Unio...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new government was sworn in....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists...
16:24, 07/11/2019

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
18:12, 06/23/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
22:24, 07/16/2019

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas...
11:48, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss h...
16:24, 05/23/2019

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Er...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election next week...
05:36, 05/07/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies....
23:24, 05/13/2019

How to spot a liar – even if he isn’t a cabinet minister With Theresa May refusing to believe Gavin Williamson’s claims of innocence, and Donald Trump estimated to have told 10,000 fibs in office, how can you tell when someone’s pants are on fire?To be perf...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Our judges are best in the world, says minister in row over ruling Defence Secretary Ben Wallace was forced today to defend Britain's judges after a Cabinet colleague sparked a furious row by suggesting that the courts were now seen as "getting involved in politics"....
17:12, 09/12/2019

| Zimbabwean tourism minister sacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira on Thursday, a statement from Zimbabwe's presidency said, after she was detained over the disappearance of millions of dollars dur...
22:24, 08/08/2019

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
13:00, 05/24/2019

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
10:24, 05/22/2019

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
11:48, 07/06/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader who would put a no-deal departure from the Europe...
15:48, 05/24/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in elections Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office...
08:24, 05/15/2019

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
12:48, 07/05/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
08:36, 07/17/2019

Trump’s ‘hit them first’ diplomacy risks war – ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towar...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
17:36, 06/21/2019

Estonia President says far-right minister unfit for job Estonia President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Monday that Finance Minister Martin Helme, one of the leaders of the far-right EKRE party, was unfit to serve in the cabinet, citing Helme's attempt to fire ...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators...
21:12, 06/18/2019

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war betw...
04:12, 06/02/2019

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
14:36, 07/23/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: Sky British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky reported....
12:24, 07/24/2019

Who are the UK Tories in the race to be prime minister? The contest to be Britain’s next prime minister down to seven from 10 candidates; Boris Johnson takes commanding lead in first-round voting by Conservative Party legislators....
16:36, 06/13/2019

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest from the group of G7 nations is welcome....
19:48, 08/26/2019

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
00:36, 07/23/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Athletics: South African government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision The South African government said on Monday it was instructing the country's athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly ...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Names New Energy Minister Saudi Arabia has relieved its energy minister Khalid al-Falih from his post, less than a week after he was removed as chairman of its state-owned oil giant. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is taking on th...
05:24, 09/08/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bo...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
11:36, 05/22/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary's far right-leaning prime minist...
02:36, 05/14/2019

Russian minister on transporting resources from the Arctic CNBC's Tanvir Gill speaks to Russian trade minister Denis Manturov. He says, in 10 years, the country expects to transport 200 million pounds of cargo a year from the Arctic....
20:24, 09/09/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
13:24, 07/23/2019

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's prime minister announces resignation The Italian prime minister has announced he will resign after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League....
18:12, 08/20/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
01:24, 08/01/2019

"Mayawati A Live Wire, Anyone Who Touches Her Will Die": UP Minister Newly-inducted Uttar Pradesh Minister Giriraj Singh Dharmesh has compared Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati to a "naked" live wire and said whosoever touches her will die. The BJP leader also......
09:48, 08/29/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embrac...
22:24, 05/13/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisa...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast at eight separ...
22:36, 05/21/2019

| Sports minister says PSL blackout grave concern With the SABC not showing any matches from the opening weekend of the Absa Premiership, the South African government has stepped in to try and solve the situation....
20:00, 08/07/2019

UK aid minister Stewart backing Hunt in race to be next PM Rory Stewart, Britain's aid minister and a former candidate to be the next prime minister, said he would now support Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt over favorite Boris Johnson in the race to succeed Th...
09:24, 06/26/2019

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Junta chief elected Prime Minister The former head of Thailand's military junta has been formally elected as the country's next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses of Parliament, consolidating the military's grip on...
11:36, 06/06/2019

| US will sanction Iran foreign minister: official The United States will blacklist Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and block "billions" more in Iranian assets as part of expanded sanctions, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said....
16:12, 06/25/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said Tuesday....
15:48, 06/25/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal tha...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil compan...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says Japan's Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister s...
10:24, 09/10/2019

UK Conservative Party set to choose new Prime Minister Kim Hjelmgaard on how Brexit and election situations that has led to this moment: the Conservative Party once again choosing the next Prime Minister.        ...
17:36, 07/22/2019

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades, Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve...
18:48, 07/17/2019

31 Fishermen Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning: Minister A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state......
00:24, 07/08/2019

Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies, in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has been allowed to claim a provisional $6.1 billion ...
16:12, 09/02/2019

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse ...
01:24, 09/08/2019

Palestinians won't attend U.S.-led conference in Bahrain: minister Palestinian officials will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to draw investment to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday....
14:24, 05/20/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $...
11:12, 05/26/2019

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite ...
14:24, 07/23/2019

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic...
11:24, 07/09/2019

| ICC charges Jayasundara for bribery of Sri Lanka minister The International Cricket Council has charged a Sri Lankan team advisor with trying to bribe the country's sports minister to influence an international match....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-le...
14:12, 06/19/2019

New Saudi Oil Minister Backs Cuts In Production Saudi Arabia's new energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, said Monday that oil production cuts would benefit all exporting nations, in an indication he will support further reductions to......
14:49, 09/09/2019

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Brit...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party ...
20:24, 06/21/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clea...
05:12, 05/24/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
13:36, 05/01/2019

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
04:36, 05/24/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
01:36, 05/13/2019

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
11:00, 06/21/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parl...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly gui...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to rig...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Why does Boris Johnson need a jacket that says ‘Prime Minister’ on it? On his visit to a Scottish naval base, the new PM opted for a foul weather jacket, complete with handy description on the lapelName: Boris Johnson’s jacket.Age: New. Continue reading......
18:12, 07/30/2019

"Vilasrao Deshmukh Was Busy Getting Role For Son During 26/11": Minister Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at theCongress and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was only concerned about getting his child a film role even when......
05:00, 05/13/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
14:48, 06/18/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
19:24, 05/10/2019

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
04:00, 05/26/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
18:36, 06/18/2019

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as the chief minister" of West Bengal. "The party......
17:12, 05/25/2019

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior minister....
22:48, 07/24/2019

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media....
22:36, 06/09/2019

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
13:36, 05/25/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatoll...
00:36, 08/01/2019

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
13:48, 06/12/2019

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much co...
00:24, 07/24/2019