Governance

Russia is the reason behind all the conflicts in Eastern Europe: Ukraine’s former President Vicktor Yushchenko, tells the Oslo Times

Viktor Yushchenko is a Ukrainian politician who was the third President of Ukraine from 2005 to 2010. As an informal leader of the Ukrainian opposition coalition, he was one of the two main candidates in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election. Yushchenko won the presidency through a repeat runoff election between him and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. He was Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine. From 1999 to 2001 he was Prime Minister....[ ] Full Article

Ukranian MP Sergii Leshchenko in an exclusive interview with The Oslo Times

Sergii Leshchenko is Ukrainian member of Parliament and an investigative and political journalist. He is deputy-editor-in-chief of Ukrainska pravda, a widely respected investigative online newspaper, and a 2012 Fellow of the John Smith Memorial Trust. Mr. Leshchenko, a Civil Society activist, specialises in anti-corruption investigations and political issues, and is renowned for hisarticles published on Ukrainska Pravda. He has carried...[ ] Full Article

2 million Sudanese have lost their lives due to Political Islam: Sudanese Politician, Yasir Arman

Yasir Said Arman, a Sudanese politician and a leading figure in the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement is also the Secretary of External Affairs for the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF). During his visit to Norway, this popular leader met with the Editor-in-Chief of The Oslo Times for an exclusive interview, which,  revolved mainly around the Political situation in Sudan and the problems the people of Sudan have faced due to political extremism. Excerpts: Can you...[ ] Full Article

Prime Minister of Romania, Victor Ponta, in an Exclusive Interview with The Oslo Times

Victor Ponta, since his appointment as the Prime Minister of Romania has been able to bring the derailed Romanian economy back  on track. Besides its progressive economic growth rate and despite the fact that the nation is part of the European Union, the nation and Ponta’s government have also been under media fire for human rights abuses, and minority rights issues. Prabalta Rijal, Chief International Correspondent of  The Oslo Times International News Network in...[ ] Full Article

70 Percent of Catalans have expressed the desire to decide their future as a Country: Mayor of Barcelona Xavier Trias

The Mayor of Barcelona, Xavier Trias who is also a medical Doctor and a paediatrician, however he has been a member of Democratic Convergence of Catalonia since 1979, nine years after he recieved a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona, specializing in pediatrics. Between 1971 to 1973 he completed his post graduate training in Genova, Italy and Bern, Switzerland, where he worked for a year and a half in the investigation of metabolic diseases,...[ ] Full Article

Canada has committed over $500 Mn for development assistance in Afghanistan

Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Consular of Canada, was born on March 24, 1953. During her Parliamentary tenure, Yelich has served in various sectors including Citizenship & Immigration, Transport, Government Operations & Estimates, and Status of Women committees. She was also a member of the Standing Committee on Human Resources and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Minister Yelich at the...[ ] Full Article

Freedom of NGO’s is one of our key achievements: Krzysztof Żuk

Mr. Krzysztof Żuk was appointed Mayor of Lublin on December 2010 after winning the Mayoral elections by 54.65% votes.  Mayor Zuk is a specialist in the management of structural funds, corporate restructuring and strategic management in government and has a Phd in Economics. Ever since he has taken office, Lublin has witnessed a steady development in all its sectors.   Mayor Zuk in an exclusive interview with The Olso Times International News Network spoke about the...[ ] Full Article
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