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“You Learn More From Losing Than You Do From Winning,” Bill English
New Zealand's socially conservative finance chief Bill English was sworn in as the country's new Prime Minister on Dec. 12, 2016, following the shocking resignation of his popular predecessor, John Key. The centre-right National Party caucus unanimously backed Mr. English at a meeting and he travelled to Government House in Wellington a few hours later to officially take over.
According to a foreign news agency from Wellington, New Zealand, Mr. English, 54, said he was "excited and humbled" to take the top job after eight years as Mr. Key's Deputy and Finance Minister. "This will be ...
Silver-Haired Paolo Gentiloni Was Officially Sworn in On Dec. 12, 2016
"I put my everything into finding the fastest solution possible" said Paolo Gentiloni. "As you can see from its make-up, the government will continue the innovative path of the Renzi government," he added. "I won't deny there are difficulties" in the wake of Renzi's fall, but "the government will get to work immediately..." According to the AFP, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's new cabinet was officially sworn in on Dec. 12, 2016, as the Eurozone' s third largest economy raced to reassure Europe its political crisis was over.
According to the foreign news from Rome, Gentiloni...