Turkey's new caretaker government that includes the first ever representatives from a pro-Kurdish party and a veiled minister held its first meeting on Tuesday to prepare to rule until snap polls in November.
Tunisia's premier-designate Mehdi Jomaa said Sunday he has presented the president with the list of his proposed cabinet of independents, under a roadmap aimed at ending months of political crisis.
After more than four years as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Napolitano announced in a statement today that she will be leaving the post to head the University of California System.
A couple of weeks after winning a historic election, Alberta Premier Alison Redford announced her cabinet, which consists of six Calgary MLAs becoming ministers and a Tory who claimed to be assaulted by a senior citizen during the campaign trail.
Iranian president Ahmadinejad has removed Intelligence Minister Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei, Islamic Culture and Guidance Minister Mohammad-Hassan Saffar-Harandi and Labor Minister Mohammad Jahromifrom their positions.
After an election which cost the country $2 billion, according to the Centre for Media Studies, a new Cabinet has taken office in India. For the second time, 76-year old economist Manmohan Singh is at the helm as Prime Minister.
Republican Sen. Judd Gregg's withdrawal as nominee for Secretary of Commerce could be the latest ploy in a GOP arsenal of blatant attacks to undermine President Obama's efforts in advancing a bipartisan agenda for his administration.
Tom Daschle, the former Senate majority leader whom President Barack Obama had nominated for secretary of Health and Human Services, withdrew his nomination Tuesday amid growing criticism over his late payment of more than $120,000 in back taxes.
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson today withdrew his nomination to serve as Commerce Secretary in the new Obama administration. It's the first adverse event in Barack Obama's seemingly seamless entry into the White House.
Barack Obama has been moving quickly to make his Cabinet appointments. Kenneth Salazar’s appointment to the Cabinet as Secretary of the Department of the Interior is another reflection of Obama’s intentions.
Barack Obama today formally announced his appointment of individuals he believes can help develop a new energy policy while coordinating efforts to protect the environment thereby making science a critical part of his plan for change.
In a show of solidarity, Liberal Stephane Dion named Michael Ignatieff the deputy leader of the opposition. Ignatieff was the front runner in the recently contested Liberal leadership convention. Ignatieff eventually lost to Dion on the 4th ballot.