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Friday June 8, 2018 04:15 AM Italy will be represented at this week's summit of the world's wealthiest democracies by a political novice whose powers in the new populist government remain to be tested Written by By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) — When Italy's new premier attends a summit of world leaders this week, his counterparts may wonder whether they are speaking with the person truly in charge. Premier Giuseppe Conte was a law professor and political novice when he was tapped for the job as a compromise by the leaders of two populist parties — 5-Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio and the League's Matteo Salvini — who relinquished their leadership claims for the sake of creating a government. While Italy's constitution invests the premier with full powers, the fact that Conte neither participated in the election campaign nor drafted the electoral program adopted by the two governing parties has raised questions at home about whether his role is … [Read more...] about Who’s in charge in Italy? New leader faces test at summit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — In 2013 elections, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's face and reformist message were front and center. Five years later, with another election looming, Najib's visibility has plunged. Instead of Najib's image, a party in his ruling National Front coalition erected giant billboards of Chinese President Xi Jinping, highlighting China's multi-billion-dollar investments in Malaysia as a reason to vote for the coalition in the May 9 election. If Najib is seen at all in election posters, his face is much smaller than before and he appears alongside local party chiefs. Najib, analysts say, has become a handicap for the National Front because of financial scandals including the alleged ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB and economic policies blamed for a rising cost of living that has hit the poor rural Malay majority hardest. Najib, an avid social media user, appealed to Malaysians in a video released this week to "vote based on facts, not with … [Read more...] about Once seen as reformer, Malaysia leader faces legitimacy test
By Eileen Ng Published 2:47 pm, Saturday, April 28, 2018 Photo: Sadiq Asyraf / Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Prime Minister Najib Razak greets supporters after submitting nomination papers in the city of Pekan. Prime Minister Najib Razak greets supporters after submitting nomination papers in the city of Pekan. Photo: Sadiq Asyraf / Associated Press Malaysia leader faces test in parliamentary election 1 / 1 Back to Gallery KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Campaigning formally started Saturday for Malaysia’s May 9 general elections that will determine if scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak’s coalition can extend its rule against an unprecedented challenge led by nonagenarian former strongman Mahathir Mohamad. Scores of candidates submitted nomination papers at their home … [Read more...] about Malaysia leader faces test in parliamentary election
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest What's it like to be dispatcher? These women talk about the daily challenges they face Get to know your Washoe County dispatchers. These women work taking emergency calls, and it's not an easy job. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Marcella Corona, [email protected] Published 3:23 p.m. PT April 21, 2018 CLOSE These Washoe County dispatchers talk about what it takes to be a dispatcher. As the area grows, we'll need more of them. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Ever wonder what it's like to … [Read more...] about What’s it like to be dispatcher? These women talk about the daily challenges they face