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  • japan new pm kishida

    Japan's Parliament set to formally choose Kishida as new PM

    World | October 04, 2021 7:51 IST

    Kishida replaced Suga as leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party last week and is certain to win the parliamentary vote for prime minister later Monday because the party and its coalition partner control both houses.

  • s korea names new prime minister after ferry disaster

    S Korea names new prime minister after ferry disaster

    World | May 22, 2014 13:27 IST

    Seoul: South Korean President Park Geun-hye Thursday nominated former Supreme Court justice Ahn Dai-hee for the post of prime minister as the incumbent offered to resign to take responsibility for last month's ferry sinking disaster,

  • georgia gets powerful new prime minister

    Georgia gets powerful new prime minister

    World | July 01, 2012 16:30 IST

    Tbilisi, (Georgia) ,Jul1: Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has named a powerful new prime minister ahead of an October parliamentary election that will set in motion a fundamental change in how the country is governed.The new