Japan PM has ‘great confidence’ in Trump after meeting

Japan PM has ‘great confidence’ in Trump after meeting

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he believes Donald Trump is a leader in whom he can have great confidence after meeting with the president-elect Thursday. Abe, who became the first world leader to meet with Trump since his election, was seeking reassurances over the future of U.S.-Japan security and trade relations. He described the […]

Rajoy returned as PM in confidence vote, ending Spain’s political crisis

Rajoy returned as PM in confidence vote, ending Spain’s political crisis

Spain’s parliament voted Saturday to approve acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s bid to form a new minority government, putting an end to the country’s 10-month political deadlock. Rajoy, leader of the conservative Popular Party, won a second term as prime minister with a 170-111 vote and 68 abstentions. During the vote, hundreds of anti -Popular […]

UK’s Labour leader loses confidence vote over Brexit

UK’s Labour leader loses confidence vote over Brexit

LONDON: British Labour Party lawmakers voted massively against their leader on Tuesday amid political turmoil in Britain after a vote to leave the European Union as candidates to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron vied for power behind the scenes. Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn lost a non-binding confidence motion, with 172 Labour MPs voting against him and […]