The 2013 will be always remembered for various political events and incidents that will have great impact on future. Here we picked few popular political incidents has great impact and got great attention in world politicis.
Vladimir Putin – #1 in World’s Most Powerful People of 2013 by Forbes
Vladimir Putin is the fourth and current president of Russia. Putin took some strong decisions and few of them are, ban on the US adoption of Russian children, anti-gay laws, temporary asylum to Edward Snowden and many more. In august Brack Obama calls off his visit to Russia in reaction to temporary asylum to Edward Snowden who leaks NSA documents. It is considered as a biggest news when Forbes Magazine selected him as the most powerful people of 2013. Here is the full list of Forbes Most powerful people of 2013.
Barack Obama and US Government Shutdown
Barack Obama took oath as 2nd consecutive president of USA in January 2013. He has huge achievements like, healthcare reform, end of war in Iraq, eliminated Bin Laden and many more. In 2013 Barack Obama faced criticism from opposition due to 16 Days US Government shut down.
Nawaz Sharif Elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif is the president of “Pakistan Muslim League” which is Pakistan’s largest political party. He won election in 2013 and becomes 18th prime minister of Pakistan who previously served as PM from 1990 to 1993 and from 1997 to 1999. Apart from that Nawaz Sharif is the owner of Pakistan’s leading firm “Ittefaq Group”. With the assets of $1.8 Billion Nawaz Sharif is the richest elected member in Pakistan.
Death of Hugo Chavez – President of Venezuela
Hugo Rafael Chavez Frías was the president of Venezuela from 1999 to 2013 (till his death). Hugo Chavez attended Venezuelan military academy in 1971 and served as an army officer before participating in the effort to overthrow the government in 1992. He became president in 1999 and set some changes in Venezuelan constituency. Chavez focused control on state-run oil company, stop narcotic trafficking in Columbia and improved the economy of Venezuela for taking some bold decisions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Most Powerful Women
Angela Merkel is the chancellor of Germany since 2005 and also leader of Christian Democratic Union (CDU). According to Forbes magazine Angela Merkel is the most powerful women in the world and 5th most powerful person of 2013. In 2013 Der Spiegel Magazine revealed that USA has been spying on Merkel’s mobile phone since 2002. Barack Obama has to apologized Angela Merkel that “he knew nothing about phone monitoring or spying and would have stopped it if he had.”- Der Spiegel reports.