Current Affairs – June, 2014

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Jean-Claude Juncker will be next president of European Commission

Backed by most EU leaders, Jean-Claude Juncker has been nominated as the next president of the European Commission. The development is a severe impact on opponent David Cameron and threatens to amplify the chances of Britain leaving the European Union (EU).

The British PM David Cameron was opposed to Juncker’s nomination and said it may hamper his efforts to keep Britain in the EU ahead of an in-out referendum to be conducted in 2017.

Former Luxembourg PM, Juncker, was supported by all EU member states except Hungary and Britain.

Chung Hung Won retained as PM of S Korea

South Korea has retained Chung Hung Won as its Premier. The President of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye announced the decision to retain the Chung Hung Won as country’s PM.

Won had resigned taking the responsibility of government’s inability and untimely response to the ferry disaster that happened in April 2014. President Park accepted the resignation and asked him to remain in the job until new Prime Minister takes over.