Posts Tagged ‘Minister’

Australian Border Will Be Closed for a Long Time: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned that Australia would be closed to the rest of the world for a long time, with the Treasurer noting that the border will remain shut until at least 2022. “I don’t see an appetite for that at the moment,” Morrison said in an interview with News Crop on Sunday. “I think […]

Resistance is entrenched in Arab literature: ex-Lebanese minister

Resistance is entrenched in Arab literature: ex-Lebanese minister – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Noting that some Arab regimes seek reconciliation and negotiation with Israel, former Lebanese labor minister Tarad Hamadeh says that the concept of resistance is entrenched in Arab literature and media. “In the Arab political, literary and media discourse, the concept of resistance to […]

Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

May 07, 2021 Source Remarks at the meeting of the UN Security Council, “Maintenance of international peace and security: Upholding multilateralism and the United Nations-centred international system,” held via videoconference, Moscow, May 7, 2021 First of all, let me thank Mr Wang Yi, State Councillor and Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, for […]

Prosecutors bid to put Albania’s ex-defence minister on trial over 2008 blast

Albanian prosecutors are seeking to try the country’s former defence minister over a deadly factory explosion in 2008. The blast at a munitions depot factory at Gerdec – where stockpiles of ammunition were dumped for destruction – killed 26 people and injured at least 264 others. Around 5,500 houses were also damaged after the explosion […]

Ahead of Beirut visit, French minister threatens Lebanese politicians

France’s foreign minister said on Wednesday he would carry a strongly worded message to Lebanese politicians when he visits Beirut on Thursday and warned of punitive measures against those who are hindering the political progress. The trip comes after Paris said it had started putting in place measures to restrict entry to France for some […]

Not a God: Taiwan Says of Health Minister Amid Uptick in COVID Cases Linked to Quarantine Hotel

TAIPEI—Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang defended the island’s health minister on Tuesday amid a rare uptick in domestic COVID-19 infections, saying that even if he were a god reborn on earth he could not protect against every eventuality. Since last month, Taiwan has been dealing with a cluster of 26 infections so far linked to a […]

‘Vaccine Passports’ Inch Closer As Canadian Prime Minister Says They Are “To Be Expected”

The Facts: An alleged leaked email from a member of an apparent ‘LPC Strategic Committee’ in Canada contains some warnings from how Canada’s COVID plan will roll out. There is no evidence this email is authentic. Reflect On: As we explore in this piece, there are reasons to consider what evidence we choose to use […]

Our Warplanes Can Reach Iran, Israeli Minister Warns Amid Nuclear Talks

Israel’s Eli Cohen, then economy minister, works at his office in the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun An Israeli cabinet minister sharpened his country’s warnings against what it would deem a bad new nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, saying war with Tehran would be sure to follow. […]

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Director General of Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency Dmitry Kiselev Moscow, April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation We have available video in Russian and transcript in English. [embedded content] Transcript: Dmitry Kiselev: Our relations with the United States are really “hell”. Personally, I don’t recall them being at such a low ebb ever before. This is even worse than the Cold […]

France’s justice minister aims to change law after court ruling on Halimi murder

Browse > Home / News / France’s justice minister aims to change law after court ruling on Halimi murder April 29, 2021 by JNS Read on for article France’s Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti plans to introduce a bill to change French law after a court ruled that the 27-year-old man who killed Jewish woman Sarah […]

Spanish minister receives package with bloodied knife ahead of election after fellow politicians get death threats and bullets

Someone sent a package with a knife to a Spanish minister, the government has confirmed. The incident came after several politicians received letters with death threats ahead of a regional election. Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Reyes Maroto received a package containing what appeared to be a bloodied knife, the government confirmed on Monday. […]

Government to explain lack of justice minister as emergency court rules expire

The government was set to respond Sunday to a High Court order demanding that it explain why a number of ministerial positions remain unfilled, as emergency coronavirus court measures expired due to the lack of a justice minister. Amid feuding between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz over the appointments, the High […]

Scientists call on education minister to give Israel Prize to left-wing professor

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On the Japanese Prime Minister’s Trip to the US

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s visit to the United States on April 16-17 this year and his talks with President Joe Biden were quite remarkable for a number of reasons. The main results of this event are outlined in the Joint Statement published on the White House website. The document consists of a preamble and three […]

Australia: Minister Refuses to Rule Out Electronic Ankle Bracelets to Enforce Home Quarantine

A senior government minister refused to rule out Australians being forced to wear electronic ankle bracelets, even if they are fully vaccinated, to make sure they are complying with home quarantine orders. The astounding suggestion was made by journalist David Speers during an interview with Employment Minister Stuart Robert about how authorities would ensure returning […]

Florida Education Minister Urges Schools To Drop Mask Mandates

By Arjun Walia What Happened: Earlier this week, Florida’s education commissioner directed all schools to drop mask mandates for the next school year because, according to him, they are not necessary and can simply be an optional measure for students and parents. According to him, mask policies “do not impact the spread of the virus” and they […]

British prime minister affirms opposition to ICC war-crimes probe of Israel

Browse > Home / News / British prime minister affirms opposition to ICC war-crimes probe of Israel April 18, 2021 by JNS Read on for article British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced the United Kingdom’s opposition to an International Criminal Court investigation into Israel for alleged war crimes. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers […]

The British Prime Minister, Oxford MPs and the Green Party MP on Farmers Protest in India.

As a development and environmental economist with interest in India and the Punjab, I have been writing and speaking on India’s three farming laws enacted in September 2020. As a part of enriching my research on the subject, I wrote to the British Prime Minister (who is from the Conservative Party), the two Members of […]

Ex-Italy interior minister Matteo Salvini to be tried for stranding Open Arms migrant rescue ship

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini has been ordered to stand trial for leaving a Spanish migrant rescue ship stranded at sea for more than two weeks in August 2019. At a court hearing in Sicily, Judge Lorenzo Ianelli set September 15, 2021 as the trial date. Palermo prosecutors have accused Salvini of dereliction of […]

Israel’s Finance Minister should try unpaid leave

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Greek prime minister agrees to talks with Libya on maritime zones

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Education Minister: Kids now at greater risk out of school than in

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German Foreign Minister Rebuked After Saying Sabotage of Iranian Nuclear Facility ‘Not a Positive Contribution’

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks during a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, following a meeting in Moscow, Russia, May 10, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Sergei Karpukhin. The foreign minister of Germany was criticized on Monday after he expressed disapproval of the sabotaging over the weekend of Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility, […]

Protests against Pakistan Prime Minister’s comment linking rape to how women dress

Pakistan rights campaigners have accused the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan of “baffling ignorance” after the former cricketer linked how women dress to cause a rise in rape cases. In a weekend interview on live television, Oxford-educated Imran Khan said an increase in rapes indicated the “consequences in any society where vulgarity is on the […]

On Russia’s Foreign Minister’s Visit to Seoul

On March 23 – 25, 2021, Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, visited South Korea. This was Lavrov’s first visit to Seoul since 2013, when he accompanied President Vladimir Putin. And before that, Lavrov had visited Seoul in 2009, after a trip to North Korea. This year’s event, devoted to the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relationship […]

Israel’s finance minister defies economists on unemployment benefits

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Government Minister Says People Should “Call Out” Others For Hugging Their Loved Ones

More than 2 weeks after the media predicted catastrophe due to Texas lifting its mask mandate and Joe Biden labeled the move “neanderthal thinking,” COVID cases in Texas have dropped to a record low while hospitalizations are at their lowest since October. Oh. Earlier this month, Texas governor Greg Abbott announced an end to mask […]

Slovakia’s political crisis: Prime minister under pressure to resign after two more ministers quit

Pressure is mounting on Slovakia’s under-fire prime minister Igor Matovic in a political crisis sparked after the country bought COVID vaccines from Russia. He is facing increased calls to resign after two cabinet ministers stood down. Ivan Korcok, Slovakia’s foreign and European affairs Minister and Branislav Grohling, education minister, announced their resignations on Wednesday. It […]

Dubai deputy ruler and UAE finance minister, Sheikh Hamdan, dies at 75

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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions following talks with Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi, Guilin, March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 Ladies and gentlemen, It gives me great pleasure to be in this wonderful place, enjoying the unique nature of this province. We really do admire these landscapes, but I can assure you that this has not prevented us from holding extremely business-like and practical talks. They were held in a traditionally friendly […]

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