New Italian PM Meloni calls for unity

Outgoing Prime Minister Mario Draghi (left) shakes hands with new Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni during the handover ceremony at Chigi Palace Premier's office, in Rome on Oct 23, 2022.  (ANDREW MEDICHINI / AP) ROME – New Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on Sunday called for unity as she symbolically took power in a country that […]

Swedish parliament approves Ulf Kristersson as new PM

The leader of Sweden's Moderate Party and newly elected Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson holds a press conference after the voting at the Swedish parliament Riksdagen in Stockholm, Sweden, on Oct 17, 2022. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP) STOCKHOLM – Ulf Kristersson, leader of the Moderate Party, was on Monday voted by the parliament to be Sweden's […]

Former Soviet leader Gorbachev dies at 91

In this Nov 8, 2018 file photo, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev attends the Moscow premier of a film made by Werner Herzog and British filmmaker Andre Singer based on their conversations, in Moscow, Russia. (ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO / AP) MOSCOW – Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev has died at the age of […]

Sudan leader Burhan reshuffles army leadership

In this file photo dated April 13, 2019, Sudanese soldiers flash the victory gesture as they sit in the back of a pickup truck mounted with a turret nearby a scene of gathering demonstrators during a rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy, outside the army headquarters in the Sudanese capital […]