The White House signaled that President Barack Obama will discuss the role of taxes in reducing the US deficit in a Wednesday speech.
Pope Benedict answered questions in his first televised dialogue with the public, broadcast on Good Friday. Later the pope attended the traditional Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession to commemorate Christ's crucifixion and death at the Colosseum. See slideshow.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner delivered a televised speech at the Government House this afternoon, announcing several new reforms, including the proposal of a law which will cap land ownership for foreigners at 20%. She also commemorated her husband Néstor Kirchner, 6 months after his death.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is to make a televised speech to the nation today at 6.30 pm, marking the new 'Televisions for everyone' programme, to promote the sale of LCD televisions, official sources reported.
Re-elected Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri gave his victory speech after defeating Kirchnerite Daniel Filmus, and said his party (PRO) would begin the process of deciding which of the presidential candidates to support in the general elections.
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Those were the words of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, in her first speech after discovering that she was the most-voted candidate in the primaries. She acknowledged the candidates from across the whole country and said, “Don't expect me to blast anyone tonight, that's not what I'm here for.”
A torrential rainstorm forced Pope Benedict to abandon a speech to hundreds of thousands of young people gathered at an aerodrome outside Madrid.
President Barack Obama agreed to unveil new jobs proposals in an address to Congress on September 8, bowing to pressure from Republicans, who objected to the original date set for his high-profile speech.
John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, said on Thursday President Barack Obama's jobs proposals "merit consideration" and expressed hope both parties could work together.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended the opening ceremony of the inauguration of the Comahue-Cuyo 500 kilowatts power line network in Mendoza, and bashed international lenders and rate agencies.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said in remarks broadcast that Moscow wants friendly ties with the West and other nations.
Reelected President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner urged Argentines to join in “national unity” and asked to “avoid being distracted by useless confrontations.”
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was today hosting the ceremony launching the new Peugeot 308 Hatchback, at the Peugeot Citroën factory in Villa Bosch, where she recalled how the motor industry has played a huge part in Argentina’s reindustrialization process.
Interior Minister defensively responded to the CGT umbrella union boss, Hugo Moyano's speech where he made a stab at the national government at the Huracán Stadium yesterday. “The best way to defend workers is to look after the Government,” sustained Randazzo.
Spain's incoming Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy took aim at his country's economic woes Monday, promising deep spending cuts at all levels of government while offering tax breaks for companies.
Radical Party lawmaker Oscar Aguad showed differences with the leaders of the UCR that attended to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s rally at the Government House, and said it was a “staging that does not help the aim to recover the Malvinas.”
Lawmakers in the opposition reacted to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s three-hour speech and said her statements regarding the recent Once railway tragedy were “regrettable” and “disappointing,” but praised her decision to add more flights to the Malvinas Islands.
Buenos Aires City's Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta today reacted to yesterday's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's speech in which she announced Federal Police officers would be sent back to patrol subways for another 30 days.
Members of the opposition came on stage to criticise points made during Cabinet Chief Juan Abal Medina’s address in the Senate yesterday.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended the opening ceremony of the 2012 Tecnópolis theme park and assured that “when workers, business leaders and the provincial and national governments work together, failure becomes impossible.”
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that although broad measurements of the economy point to recovery, many people and businesses are facing tough times.
Pro-government lawmakers from both the Upper and Lower House of Congress expressed their support of the bill being debated by the Constitutional Affairs Committee, which if passed into law, will allow 16 to 18-year-olds the chance to vote in the presidential election.
Former President Bill Clinton rallied to the defence of a one-time adversary, arguing that US President Barack Obama cannot be blamed for a bad economy he inherited and must be re-elected to restore strong growth and create jobs.
Singer Fiona Apple opened up to fans during a concert in Houston concert in a bizarre speech about the night she spent in a Texas jail after being arrested for hashish possession last week.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured today that Argentina's dollar-denominated debt bonds are to be “paid in dollars” whilst criticizing a New York appeals court ruling that could force the country to repay creditors who have sued to collect on bonds in default since 2002, in a speech at the Government House today.
US President Barack Obama won re-election today defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney, giving an epic speech before thousands of supporters at a convention center in Chicago, the president's hometown.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will deliver a rare speech on Sunday about the uprising against his rule, which has killed 60,000 people and brought civil war to the edge of his capital.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner spoke today before leaders at the Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, where she called for “realism and compromise” from governments in order to combat poverty.
British Prime Minister David Cameron came under renewed pressure to loosen his country's ties with the European Union today, two days ahead of a major speech in which he will spell out plans to renegotiate Britain's membership of the EU.
Prime Minister David Cameron promised today to give Britons a straight referendum choice on whether to stay in the European Union or leave, provided he wins an election in 2015.
After last night's announcement made by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner that the deal with Iran to open up a truth commission to investigate the 1994 terrorist attack on the AMIA Jewish centre was sent to Congress, the president of the entity Guillermo Borger said that the decision puts the centre at risk for a “third attack.”
President Barack Obama sketched an ambitious second-term agenda in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, challenging a divided Congress to back his proposals to create middle-class jobs and overhaul gun and immigration laws.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the shadow banking system continued to pose a threat to financial stability, and that bank funding markets might still not be able to cope with a major default.