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Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez on Friday said she would stand in the May 3 presidential election, which comes after the resignation of Evo Morales in November.

Greece elects first woman president for 'new era'

Greece elects first woman president for 'new era'

Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with no party-political allegiance.

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted amendments to parliament on Monday to change the presidential term limits, according to the bill posted on the legislature's website.

FM meets Kurdistan president and PM

FM meets Kurdistan president and PM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met President of Iraq's Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, on Wednesday, in Erbil.

Ashghal chief vows to implement projects according to set timetable

Ashghal chief vows to implement projects according to set timetable

HE the President of the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) Dr Engineer Saad bin Ahmed al-Mohannadi said: "The slogan of this year's celebration "The Path of Excellence is Difficult" is a reality and a future to which we adhere" ...

New EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sworn in

New EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sworn in

New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen emphasised the importance of a stronger Europe as she was sworn into office on Sunday.

Afghanistan's president claims victory over Islamic State

Afghanistan's president claims victory over Islamic State

Security forces have ‘obliterated’ Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban insurgents raised hopes of a lull in violence in the country.

Rwandan president receives credentials of Qatari envoy

Rwandan president receives credentials of Qatari envoy

Rwandan President Paul Kagame received the credentials of Qatar's ambassador Abdullah bin Mohamed al-Sayed in capital Kigali on Friday.

Tunisians pick new president in final round of voting

Tunisians pick new president in final round of voting

Tunisians began voting for a new president on Sunday in the decisive second-round run-off of an election in which they have spurned traditional candidates in favour of a media mogul ...

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could improve Italy's fractious relations with the European Union.

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a new term on Thursday, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states.

Mauritania gets new president in first peaceful transition of power

Mauritania gets new president in first peaceful transition of power

Mauritania's former defence minister, Mohammed Ould Ghazouni, was sworn in as president on Thursday, in the country's first peaceful transition of power.