Category: WORLD LEADER WATCH

The Queen has not been photographed since December 9, 2016 – Telegraph

The Princess Royal has moved to allay fears about the Queen’s health by insisting she was feeling “better” despite missing church at Sandringham for the second successive Sunday. Source: Queen is feeling ‘better’, says Princess Royal, despite again missing Sandringham church service due to heavy cold

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UK minister sees threat of chemical attack in Britain | Reuters

Islamic State militants have aspirations to launch mass-casualty chemical attacks on targets in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, the British security minister said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.Ben Wallace also said British authorities feared that as the militant group was driven out of strongholds in the Middle East such as the Iraqi city […]

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Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez charged in corruption case – BBC News

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been charged over corruption allegations.A federal judge approved charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration against Ms Fernandez.Judge Julian Ercolini also ordered the freezing of $633m (£516m) of Ms Fernandez’s assets. She has previously denied any wrongdoing.It is alleged that her government steered public contracts to a […]

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Release Times Square Ball on New Year’s Eve – NBC News

The chief of the United Nations will be front and center as America rings in the new year, pushing the button that starts the Times Square New Year’s Eve countdown clock.Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will push the Waterford crystal button that kicks off the official 60-second ball drop to the new year, per the Times Square […]

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Bank of America CEO to co-chair World Economic Forum in Davos | The Charlotte Observer

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan has been named co-chair of next year’s World Economic Forum, the annual gathering of global elite in Davos, Switzerland.Moynihan’s role was announced Thursday, as well as the other co-chairs of the 47th annual meeting set for Jan. 17-20. They are documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy; Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save […]

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