A former resident of Bahrain and a senior businessman has been selected as a prospective parliamentary candidate for the 2015 British general election by the Conservative party.
Douglas Hansen-Luke runs his own
China's ruling Communist Party unveiled an older, conservative new leadership line-up on Thursday that appears unlikely to take the drastic action needed to tackle pressing issues like social unrest, environmental degradation and corruption.
Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras will be sworn in as prime minister later on Wednesday, an official in the Greek president's office said.
Samaras, whose New Democracy party won Sunday's election, is forming a government with the b
Britain's first coalition government since 1945 unveiled its ministerial team on Wednesday and said it would speed up efforts to cut the country's budget deficit as it emerges from a deep recession.
New Prime Minister David Cameron
Britons vote on Thursday in what is forecast to be the closest election since 1992, with the opposition Conservatives struggling to convert their opinion poll advantage into an outright majority.
The centre-right Conservatives, led by form