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Ethiopia's new PM reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia's new PM reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Abiy Ahmed named 10 new ministers but retained the finance and foreign ministers from the cabinet of his predecessor Hailemariam Desalegn, who resigned in February to pave the way for the reforms.

Philippines' new police chief vows reforms, intensified anti-drug war

Philippines' new police chief vows reforms, intensified anti-drug war

The Philippines' police forces need an ‘internal cleansing,’ said the country's new national police chief Thursday, in response to criticism about violations and abuses by the force in its aggressive campaign against illegal drugs.

Australia fails to agree on reforms, FIFA takeover looms

Australia fails to agree on reforms, FIFA takeover looms

Australia's football association failed to pass a vote to secure reforms demanded by FIFA at an annual general meeting on Thursday, paving the way for the global body to take over the governance of soccer in the country.

Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reforms

Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reforms

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he is determined to engage Germany in a debate that he wants to push forward on European reforms, despite a cool initial response from Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Morocco's king pardons protesters arrested in Rif region

Morocco's king pardons protesters arrested in Rif region

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned dozens of people arrested in recent protests in a northern region and blamed the failure of local officials to quickly implement development projects for stoking public anger.

Sudan needs swift reforms to revive ailing economy

Sudan needs swift reforms to revive ailing economy

The World Bank on Sunday urged Sudan to undertake swift structural reforms to revive its ailing economy, which a top Sudanese official insisted had been adversely impacted by US trade sanctions.

India announces sweeping reforms to foreign direct investment rules

India announces sweeping reforms to foreign direct investment rules

India announced sweeping reforms to rules on foreign direct investment, opening up its defence and civil aviation sectors to complete outside ownership and clearing the way for Apple to open stores in the country.

France hit by rail strike, demo by weary police

France hit by rail strike, demo by weary police

Strikes by French railway and port workers halved train services and prompted cancellation of ferry links to Britain on Wednesday as labour unions sought to force ...

Painful reforms

Painful reforms

Greek police stand amid Molotov cocktails thrown by protesters during a demonstration on Sunday night

Infantino wants FIFA reforms to turn pain to joy

Infantino wants FIFA reforms to turn pain to joy

Gianni Infantino insisted that FIFA's reform package would close the door on a chapter of pain at world football's governing body and usher in an era of joy.

Saudi spending cuts, reforms are policies in right direction

Saudi spending cuts, reforms are policies in right direction

Saudi spending cuts, reforms are policies in right direction