Close
Log in
Please enter your login details

Skip to main content

Breaking News
  • Italy’s top court clears fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in tax evasion case – Reuters
  • Death toll from attack on Egyptian security forces in Sinai climbs to at least 25 – Reuters
  • US is looking into reports that Islamic State fighters used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces, Secretary of State said – Reuters
  • Russian President Putin said he hoped a deal would be reached next week with Ukraine to end a dispute over gas supplies to Kiev – Reuters
  • ECB President Draghi urged euro zone leaders to make a joint effort to avoid “a relapse into recession” – Reuters
  • US nurse Nina Pham who had Ebola now is virus free – Reuters
  • Putin says Europe unlikely to stop importing Russian gas because there is no alternative – Reuters
  • Russian President Putin says United States is not threat to Russia, though Washington’s policies are harmful to his country – Reuters
  • Russian President Putin says Moscow helped former Ukraine President Yanukovich to leave Ukraine for Russia in February – Reuters
  • Canada Justice Minister: plans to introduce legislation to address terrorism “very soon” but considering possible additions – Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emerged from Israel’s election poised to form its next government, according to exit polls.
 
He wasted no time in evoking what he sees as the major threat to Israel: Iran’s potential nuclear capability.
 
But the issue barely registered during the campaign. Only 10 percent of Israelis thought it important compared to 47 percent for social and economic issues.
  
“The government we are going to form will be based on five principles. First and foremost, the security capability to deal with the threats we face. And the main threat was and still is to prevent Iran getting a nuclear weapon.”, Netanyahu told reporters at a post-poll rally.
  
The strong showing of centre and left parties, mainly among the young vote, means Netanyahu is likely to have to give them a seat at the table as well. The head of the right-wing Likud party already aligned in a single bloc with the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu group, hopes to put together a broad majority in the 120 member Knesset.
  
Work will get underway as soon as possible to choose a functioning coalition to govern Israel.
  

Copyright © 2014 euronews

More about: