Russian pranksters trolled Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by pretending to be Greta Thunberg. While posing as Thunberg in the 10-minute call, the pranksters talked of political crisis, Prince Harry and Megan Markle, and asked to meet characters from South Park. The comedians, Vovan and Lexus, pulled off similar pranks […]
The UK will not work with Huawei to build out its 5G network, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government announced Tuesday. The move is a reversal of policy based on US-imposed sanctions, UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said. President Trump took credit for the sudden change in an exchange with reporters […]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson credited NHS staff with saving his life in a statement on Saturday night, the BBC reported. “I can’t thank them enough,” the coronavirus-stricken politician said about the doctors and nurses at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. “I owe them my life.” Johnson was discharged from hospital […]
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 55, and his 31-year-old partner Carrie Symonds are reportedly engaged and expecting a baby. Symonds announced the news via her private Instagram account, the BBC reports. This will be Johnson’s third marriage, and he is believed to have between four to six children from previous […]
The Russian government headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is resigning as President Vladimir Putin proposes changes that could extend his power. In a speech Wednesday, Putin proposed changes to the Russian Constitution that could limit the power of the presidency – effectively weakening his successor – and create opportunities […]
34-year-old Sanna Marin will soon be the world’s youngest sitting prime minister. Marin was selected by Finland’s Social Democratic party on Sunday to take over as the country’s leader after former Prime Minister Antti Rinne resigned last week. Marin formerly served as Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications. Marin’s age […]
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was photographed dressed as Aladdin, wearing brownface and a turban, for a 2001 “Arabian Nights” themed gala held at West Point Grey Academy, a private day school where he taught. The controversial photo surfaced a week after Trudeau embarked on his re-election campaign. His campaign […]
Boris Johnson will become the UK’s new prime minister after winning the contest to replace Theresa May. He’s one of the UK’s most recognisable politicians, known for being charismatic, and sometimes controversial. Johnson started his career in journalism, but was fired from The Times for making up a quote. He […]
Britain will have a new prime minister at the end of this month after Conservative Party members elect a new leader to replace Theresa May. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the current overwhelming favourite to win the contest, ahead of his successor Jeremy Hunt. Whoever wins will have a […]
Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, brought her newborn baby to the United Nations General Assembly – becoming the first ever world leader to do so. Ardern’s partner, Clarke Gayford, travelled with her to New York to help care for the three-month-old. Photos of the leader with her […]
Israel just passed a law granting its prime minister and defence minister supreme power to declare war, without oversight from the Israeli cabinet. The law comes as tensions are soaring between Israel and Iran. Last month airstrikes killed Iranian military personnel in Syria, with many attributing the unclaimed strikes to […]
Israel’s police recommended charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery on Monday. Netanyahu responded on Tuesday, and did not overtly deny receiving gifts from business leaders. The police recommendation detailed two cases, dubbed Case 1000 and Case 2000, detailing allegations of bribery as well as luxury gifts including cigars, champagne […]
Thai officials set up a cardboard cutout of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in front of a microphone and told reporters to address the cutout. The move baffled reporters, who took photos with the cardboard clone. Local media said the move may be part of a Thai tradition on Children’s Day, […]
Every year, Eurasia Group puts out their Top Risks report, and the world pays attention – from Wall Street to Washington. Here is their ranking for the top risks facing the world in 2018. The following is a transcript of the video: The biggest risks facing the world in 2018 […]
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