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New Kazakh president inaugurated, will emulate predecessor

MOSCOW (AP) — The new president of Kazakhstan has been inaugurated, promising to pursue the course of his predecessor, who had run the country since independence. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took the oath of office on Wednesday, three d...

New Kazakh president inaugurated, will emulate predecessor

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Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country’s east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, w...
02:48, 05/20/2019

Nazarbayev's handpicked successor Tokayev elected Kazakh president Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, has won a snap presidential election which observers say was tarnished by violations of basic freedoms....
11:16, 06/10/2019

How to Emulate a Graphing Calculator on Your Phone or PC I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing” for most people during that year or two of high school when you were forced to use one for whatever math class you were taking. It finally felt like you were getting old—teenage-old, that is...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Lori Lightfoot Is Inaugurated, Vowing End to ‘Kiss a Ring’ Chicago Politics Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Naomi Osaka can emulate Serena Williams, says Pat Cash As Naomi Osaka goes in search of a third consecutive grand slam title at this year's French Open, former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash says the Japanese star has the ability to become one of the most dominant forces the women's game has seen....
02:32, 05/31/2019

'We're small but mighty': Bermuda's plan to emulate Iceland's World Cup run The island has a population of a little over 65,000 but with an expanded World Cup in 2026, qualification for the tournament is not out of the questionKyle Lightbourne has been involved with Bermudan soccer for 30 years. Lightbourne’s playing career ...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
06:48, 06/06/2019

Ex-CEO Whitman says was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company Autonomy, London's High Court heard on Wednesday....
17:48, 06/05/2019

Meg Whitman said she was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company Autonomy, London's High Court heard on Wednesday....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
16:32, 06/08/2019

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Scores more Kazakh protesters arrested despite dialogue call Kazakh police rounded up about 150 people on Wednesday as protests continued against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev despite his call for dialogue after a disputed election....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Exit poll gives Tokayev 70% of vote in Kazakh election Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has won 70.13% of the vote in Sunday's presidential election, according to an exit poll carried out by local pollster Kogamdyk Pikir Institute....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
08:32, 05/16/2019

Smriti Irani's Meet With Predecessor Maneka Gandhi Before Ministry Switch Newly-appointed Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them....
09:32, 06/01/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my mind." This is Biden's first trip to New Hampshire ...
23:32, 05/15/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
16:48, 06/12/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
18:48, 06/10/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
10:48, 04/28/2019

This Is What Our President Likes to Do After a day of praising dictators and calling potential opponents “low IQ”, our large adult president concluded his evening by getting into a sumo wrestling ring and awarding an imposing man wearing very little clothing an extremely large trophy. Tru...
20:16, 05/26/2019

The 'Great Man' President Is a Lie It is about two hours into my afternoon with David Oks and Henry Williams, the teenagers who persuaded former Senator Mike Gravel to run for president at the age of 88, when Oks, who is 18, mentions that he has a personal assistant who is helping him...
11:48, 06/07/2019

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
17:16, 06/05/2019

Honduran president was investigated by the DEA The Southern District of New York's federal court released an 11-page-document, dated 2015, which revealed an investigation into "large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities relating to the importation of cocaine into the United Stat...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are eligible to vote for her replacement....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Sangakkara appointed MCC president "Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his one-year post in October."...
11:00, 05/01/2019

The NRA's New President Seems Like a Great Person Newly elected National Rifle Association President Carolyn Meadows may only be a few days into her job, but she’s already leapt headfirst into the NRA’s proud tradition of saying very bad things....
21:16, 05/06/2019

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
05:00, 05/22/2019

President Mutharika: 'It’s quite obvious that we’re going to win' On the eve of elections in Malawi, President Peter Mutharika gave DW an exclusive interview. Talking to DW’s correspondent Adrian Kriesch, Mutharika accused the opposition of paying foreigners to rig the elections....
09:48, 05/20/2019

The US president's executive privilege: What you need to know For the first time in his presidency, US President Donald Trump invoked executive privilege to block the release of an unredacted version of the Mueller report. DW takes a look at the rarely used legal principle....
01:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
20:16, 05/21/2019

Valverde is the coach we want, says Barcelona president "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says coach Ernesto Valverde remains the right man to lead the club next season despite overseeing successive calamitous Champions League exits."...
09:16, 05/16/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. During his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show,” de Blasio conceded that he cur...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
12:32, 06/18/2019

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027s office said on Friday."...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
12:48, 06/15/2019

DRC's Felix Tshisekedi still a president without a cabinet After his election victory last December, the performance of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is up for scrutiny. He has yet to name a prime minister and cabinet....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Ex-Prosecutors: Trump Would’ve Been Charged If Not President WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors say in a new letter that President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice for his acts if he were anyone other than president. The letter was signed by more than 370 ex...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for...
14:16, 06/03/2019

Ex-PSU president Spanier's conviction overturned A federal judge has thrown out former Penn State president Graham Spanier's child-endangerment conviction, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to jail....
20:00, 04/30/2019

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday....
02:16, 06/16/2019

Ukraine's next president gets tough with Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
02:31, 04/30/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
21:32, 06/14/2019

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Former OU president seeks sit-down with university regents Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren has asked for an opportunity to personally address the university's regents about allegations of sexual misconduct made against him....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
17:32, 05/08/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans "The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was \"blackmailed\" by the club\u0027s own fans on Sunday."...
10:00, 05/13/2019

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa....
03:32, 06/01/2019

President Trump Pardoned a Murderer Michael Behenna, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was deployed to Iraq in 2007. A year later, two soldiers, both friends of Behenna, were killed in a roadside explosion. Behenna witnessed the attack. U.S. intelligence officers believed that then-...
15:48, 05/08/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
20:48, 06/18/2019

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
13:48, 06/13/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
04:16, 05/28/2019

ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, whose biggest accomplishment since taking over the network more than a year ago has been tenderly kissing the NFL’s ass, is once again harping on the importance of sticking to sports. This time, however, he’s not just say...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the institution. In his first public...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Malawi president narrowly wins reelection Peter Mutharika was narrowly reelected Malawi's president in a vote marred by fraud allegations. The opposition had filed an injunction after the electoral commission received many complaints of ballot irregularities....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump would have been charged if not US president, says ex-prosecutors Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed a letter saying Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice if he was not president....
20:00, 05/06/2019

AP Interview: Sri Lankan president says country now safe Sri Lanka's president says "99%" of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized....
07:00, 05/07/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Trump v Mueller: how the president won the messaging wars Critics say Mueller failed to stand up for his investigation and to get the word out to the American people about what he foundIn so many ways, Robert Mueller was the right man for the job.The former special counsel was fast, precise, ran a tight shi...
05:16, 06/11/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
10:16, 05/14/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a game against the Nets—but after the buzzer sounded last night and the Raptors became NBA champions, ...
07:16, 06/14/2019

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-neeh moo-HAH’-mahd BAN-deeh) by acclamation T...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent back to normal" following the Easter bombings....
09:32, 05/27/2019

University of Oklahoma president announces retirement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma’s president has announced that he will retire from the position, which he took on last year. James Gallogly, a former energy industry executive who came out of retirement to succeed David Boren as...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Soccer: Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was "blackmailed" by the club's own fans on Sunday....
06:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: PSG president attends UEFA meeting Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi is attending a UEFA executive committee meeting ahead of the Europa League final despite being implicated in a French corruption case        ...
05:32, 05/29/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Great, Now the President is Tossing the Word 'Treason' Around Again By now, we’re all familiar with the usual timeline of a Donald Trump tweet: pundit says something inflammatory on Fox News, Trump watches it on TV, then tweets about it a few hours later. This is almost a given for propaganda coming out of Fox, but o...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Consumer electronics magnate Terry Gou is stepping closer to running for president of Taiwan. Gou excluded himself Monday as the opposition Nationalist Party’s candidate for vice president. Gou is chairman of Foxconn, the ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

President Trump Is Right: The Euro Is Too Cheap, According to Most Measures U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter missive on financial markets holds water for some currency watchers. Trump said Tuesday that the euro is “devalued” against the dollar, “putting the U.S. at a big disadvantage.&rdqu...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Guatemalans choose new president as many journey to US for better life Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust....
22:48, 06/16/2019

Polish businessman requests pardon from president A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to be pardoned by President Andrzej Duda....
06:16, 06/10/2019

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)    ...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Brother of Algeria’s ex-president reported detained ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official in Algeria says the influential brother of the country’s former longtime president has been detained for questioning. The official on Saturday confirmed Algerian media reports saying Said Bouteflika w...
13:32, 05/04/2019

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Ukraine inaugurates comedian Zelenskiy as president Standup comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
01:00, 05/20/2019

Pendarovski sworn in as new North Macedonia president Stevo Pendarovski has been sworn in as the new president of North Macedonia, promising he will serve all citizens in a deeply divided society and will lobby European Union leaders to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June....
06:16, 05/12/2019

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
08:32, 06/15/2019

Ex-prosecutors: Trump would have been charged if he weren’t president Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed a statement that contends evidence of obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report would have resulted in charges against President Trump if he weren’t in the White Ho...
16:32, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announcement by Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday came afte...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Doping: WADA close to deciding on new president The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) could have chosen a new president by Tuesday with Poland's Witold Banka, a former middle distance runner, and Marcos Diaz, a Hall of Fame swimmer from the Dominican Republic, competing to lead the troubled body....
17:00, 05/13/2019

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption        ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Lithuanians choose a president to take over from ‘Iron Lady’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Voters are going to the polls in Lithuania to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office. Nine candidates are taking part in Sunday’s vote, which could require a ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electri...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major protest against the leftist leader in the capital since he took office five months ago....
17:48, 05/05/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actions against Tehran. Several top Iranian aides and lawmakers predicted Sunday that the current tensions...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Los Angeles has renamed a street after former President Obama The City of Los Angeles has renamed a nearly 4-mile stretch of road from "Rodeo Road" to "Obama Boulevard," in honor of the country's first African-American president....
21:16, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Pakistan arrests ex-President Zardari The Latest on developments in Pakistani politics (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pakistan's anti-graft body has arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto, in a multi-million dollar money laundering cas...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Queen Elizabeth II, President Trump at D-Day event Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Donald Trump have arrived in Portsmouth for D-Day celebrations.        ...
06:48, 06/05/2019

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Kerry says he is ‘delighted’ that Biden is running for president The former secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee said he considered joining the 2020 race before the former vice president made up his mind....
12:48, 06/10/2019

Don't let oil prices drive Iran policy, Mr. President Iran's escalation of hostility in the Gulf of Oman is a dangerous situation. Targeting civilian oil and chemical tankers, Iran is threatening free passage of a critical global trade route....
21:16, 06/14/2019

Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it needs and tax relief until 2021. López Obrador said Wednesday that by then, Petroleos Mexicanos will h...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
16:48, 06/19/2019

Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president "Olympique Lyonnais have agreed a deal to appoint Brazilian Sylvinho as their next head coach to succeed Bruno Genesio, the Ligue 1 club\u0027s president said on Saturday."...
03:32, 05/19/2019

David Letterman has a question for President Trump David Letterman can't believe he had Donald Trump on as a guest more than 30 times on his former late-night talk shows, "Late Night With David Letterman" and CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman."...
11:32, 06/12/2019

Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate. In 1988, Joe Biden was prone to embellishment. Hints of that linger today. But unlike then, his message to voters is clear: He’s a stabilizing statesman in a tumultuous time....
06:32, 06/03/2019

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
15:00, 06/07/2019

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the powe...
14:48, 06/07/2019

A Statement From WLEX 18 Vice President And GM Pat Dalbey “Our anchor Lee Cruse exhibited a lack of judgment on air this week, and both WLEX and Lee regret this mistake. The statements expressed were inappropriate and do not reflect who we are as a company. After evaluation of the situation, WLEX has ...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Senegal president says truth of BP gas deal will be established Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Wednesday the government would find out the truth after a report alleged his brother Aliou Sall had been involved in fraud related to two major offshore gas blocks operated by BP....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
01:32, 04/30/2019

Is America Ready for a Gay President? ‘You’re Going to See the Wall Crumble’ Raymond Buckley, the chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, talks about Pete Buttigieg and what it means to be gay and married and running for president in 2019....
02:31, 04/30/2019

Ukraine's next president is already getting tough with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
03:48, 04/30/2019

Buttigieg outlines his first day as president on The Daily Show Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday and discussed his campaign including what he would do on his his first day as president if he won the general election in 2020....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should she win in 2020....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
07:32, 05/19/2019

Indonesia president says may reshuffle cabinet before second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newspaper published on Monday....
00:00, 04/29/2019

President Trump Says U.K. Should Be Ready for a No Deal Brexit LONDON — President Donald Trump has waded into the most contentious issue in British politics by urging the U.K. government to leave the European Union without a deal if it can’t get better terms from EU leaders. Trump told the Sunday Tim...
10:32, 06/02/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:32, 05/09/2019

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
05:16, 06/06/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Oliver North won't serve second year as NRA president National Rifle Association President Oliver North has lost his nomination for a second year as NRA president after the CEO alleged he tried to extort him....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
18:48, 06/01/2019

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of the country’s former president in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see President Trump ‘in prison’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would like to see President Trump “in prison” during a contentious meeting with senior Democrats over whether to launch impeachment proceedings, a report said. Pelosi was speaking with House Judiciary C...
22:00, 06/05/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning. Zelenskiy ditch...
05:00, 05/20/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Trump hits back over '$1bn losses' before he was president President Trump has called a report on his tax returns a "highly inaccurate Fake News hit job" after the New York Times claimed he lost more than $1bn over a 10-year period....
13:00, 05/08/2019

El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war....
01:48, 06/19/2019

Iran to Keep Exporting Crude Oil Despite US Pressure: President Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the nation's crude oil shipments to zero, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on Iranian state TV on......
00:32, 04/30/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
06:32, 04/30/2019

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 years still exerted power....
04:16, 06/09/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
16:16, 05/30/2019

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for reposing faith in......
18:32, 06/17/2019

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa ...
08:48, 06/09/2019

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collus...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Yes, it's me, President Trump. You can get off your knees now | John Crace Am welcomed by the Queen in London England. Where can you get a decent burger in this Buckingham place?Get dropped at Air Force One shortly after nine on Sunday night. Settle down to watch some gorilla YouTube videos, before going to sleep on the cou...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Kosovo’s president to boycott summit in Bosnia TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo’s president says he will boycott a summit in Bosnia over that government’s stance on his country. Hashim Thaci says he couldn’t take part in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development forum in...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Hungary PM: discussed missiles, natural gas with U.S. President Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at his Monday meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to prop up the now-spotty defense of critical infrastructure....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Nigeria's President Buhari sworn in for second term Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Comey: Trump would be charged with obstruction if he was not president Former FBI Director James Comey said President Trump would've been charged with obstruction if he wasn't president, during a CNN town hall broadcast.        ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Edmonton names Ken Holland as GM, president of hockey ops EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers have hired longtime Detroit Red Wings executive Ken Holland as their new general manager and president of hockey operations. Holland takes over the struggling team from interim GM Keith Gretzky and one of ...
09:48, 05/07/2019

The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better? The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better? | Deadspin Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength | Splinter Fox News Host Tries and Fails to Shut Down Kirsten Gillibrand’s Attacks on His N...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Former US President Jimmy Carter Out Of Hospital After Hip Surgery Former US president Jimmy Carter, who underwent surgery this week after breaking his hip in a fall, was released from hospital on Thursday, the Carter Center said....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden Doesn't Want to Mud Wrestle Our Dirty Pig President He’s really going for it, folks. Joe Biden is actually running for president on the idea that things are not that bad, that Trump is not a representative of something deeply wrong with America but just a blip that can be swept under the rug....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet becomes latest Democrat to run for president Sen. Michael Bennet became the latest Democrat to announce he will run for president in 2020. The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate in the race. Bennet was expect...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested Reports in France claim that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained for questioning in connection with an investigation into the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar....
06:32, 06/18/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of which have been torn apart by fires, floods, torn...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Sent To 11-Day Remand Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was sent on a 11-day physical remand by an accountability court on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested in a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Davidson leaves Jackets to become president of Rangers John Davidson was named president of the New York Rangers on Friday, shortly after he resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
01:00, 05/09/2019

President Macri’s bid for consensus talks gets lukewarm response I n the course of last week the government broadened its appeal for dialogue over its 10 points of governability to not only the entire political spectrum, including Kirchnerismo, but also the Church and the CGT umbrella union grouping....
10:16, 05/11/2019

Former President Jimmy Carter receives statesmanship award ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is being recognized for his contributions to relations between the U.S. and China. The George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S. China Relations says Carter will receive the inaugural George H. W. Bush Award f...
13:32, 06/06/2019

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Pakistan’s former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country’s former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money laundering case...
09:32, 06/11/2019

"Sun Sets On This Term": PM Modi Submits Resignation To President Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind at his official residence today to submit his resignation along with that of the Union Council of Ministers....
16:16, 05/24/2019

Putin awards medal to FIFA president Infantino MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin has given FIFA president Gianni Infantino a medal. The Russian president awarded Infantino the Order of Friendship at the Kremlin on Thursday. Infantino has often said last year’s World Cup in Russia, where the host...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Pakistan’s Former President Arrested in a Money Laundering Case Allies of Asif Ali Zardari, the former president, say his arrest was politically motivated. His wife was Benazir Bhutto, the assassinated former prime minister....
16:16, 06/10/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessmen...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
23:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Iran’s president meets with German FM in Tehran The Latest: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Germany’s top diplomat amid heightened tensions over the country’s unravelling nuclear accord with world powers...
19:16, 06/10/2019

Malawi President Mutharika leads election count Incumbent President Peter Mutharika is set to win a second term in the impoverished, landlocked southeast African state. With most votes counted, he led his main challenger by five percentage points....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears "an implosion" in the country....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Man disturbs memorial observance for Poland’s late president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A man has disturbed the monthly observances in memory of Poland’s late President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others who were killed in a 2010 plane crash, climbing the memorial to the victims and shouting at Poland’s top p...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Pelosi v Trump: how a 'stable genius' president met his match With calls for an intervention on his behalf, the House speaker has knocked an ‘extremely calm’ leader off balanceIt has been almost four years since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign from the gilded escalator of Trump Tower. In that ti...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Giants president: Holland's injury wasn't 'fake' San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised the veteran's competitive spirit....
16:00, 05/12/2019

US President Trump 'open to talk' to 'threatening' Iran US President Donald Trump has hinted that he is ready to talk to the Iranian leadership amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran. At the same time, he said the Iranians have been "threatening."...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Extremely Calm President Trots Out Parade of Staffers to Say How Not Mad He Is President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about a new plan to bail out America’s farmers to the tune of $16 billion dollars (socialism?) as his ongoing trade war with China continues to impact the agricultural industry. At least, that was what he was ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and France....
13:16, 06/11/2019

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
20:32, 06/11/2019

Croatia president points to EU lack of interest in Balkans TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Croatia’s president has criticized the EU for not taking enough of an interest in what is going on in the Balkans. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, whose country is a member of the EU, bemoaned “a lack of understanding of ...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Trevor Noah says Trump is the first president to ‘actually deliver’ on promises "Ironically, it's funny that Donald Trump would be the first presidential candidate to actually deliver. Hate him or love him, he's doing the things he said he was going to do," "The Daily Show" host told Jimmy Kimmel....
15:16, 05/18/2019

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result i...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million vote...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has freed the country’s former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago. The decision Saturday to release Robert Koch...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Liberia's frustration with President Weah spills onto the streets Rising public discontent in Liberia over the economic crisis and alleged corruption under President George Weah spilled onto the streets on Friday, with an unprecedented mass protest dubbed #SavetheState....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details....
16:48, 05/21/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Report: Wizards make offer to Nuggets' president The Washington Wizards have offered their top front-office job to Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly, according to a report from The Athletic on Friday....
15:48, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network -vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
13:16, 06/07/2019

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Moldovan president ousted by court as crisis deepens A Moldovan court relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
07:00, 06/09/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the main opposition party....
04:32, 05/19/2019

North Macedonia’s new president clears legislation backlog SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s new president has cleared a backlog of legislation adopted by parliament that his predecessor had refused to sign into law because of a dispute with the center-left government. The office of Stev...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
18:16, 05/20/2019

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
00:32, 05/21/2019

Ukraine President Takes Office With Vow to End Russia Conflict Ukraine’s new leader launched his presidency with a vow to end a five-year conflict with Russia on Ukraine’s terms and a move to dissolve parliament....
13:32, 05/20/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
07:00, 06/08/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
06:16, 05/20/2019

TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Voting has started in in Malawi to elect a new president and 193 members of parliament. Before dawn, hundreds of voters lined up Tuesday at polling centers to cast their ballots in the election in which 78-year-old President P...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could give poorer Mexicans a boost by bringing more work...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice? Senior attorneys in the executive branch were once seen as guard rails on the president but now seem to be enabling his most constitutionally dubious actionsNot everyone thinks Donald Trump poses a direct and obvious threat to the rule of law. When h...
23:16, 05/19/2019

Manchester City and PSG should be thrown out of Europe, says La Liga president • Javier Tebas says the two clubs are ‘playthings of a state’• City deny breaking Financial Fair Play rulesManchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are “playthings of a state” who should be kicked out of European competition for violating Financial Fa...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Mexico's president to discuss ways to cut Pemex tax burden Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he will discuss on Tuesday ways to reduce the tax burden of heavily-indebted state oil firm Pemex....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Austrian president eyes September as best time for new vote Austria's president says the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country's politics....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishment. The pardons, announced in the official gazette on Thursday, coincide with the Muslim holy month o...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president has criticized remarks by Britain’s Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation’s offshore economic rights. President Nicos Anastasiades said his governm...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Kazakhstan Elects Longtime President's Pick for Successor Authorities named a former prime minister as the winner of the oil-rich former Soviet nation’s presidential election, a vote that was marred by mass detentions and criticized by international observers....
06:32, 06/10/2019

Polish sports minister is choice for next WADA president MONTREAL (AP) — Polish Sports Minister Witold Banka is the choice to be the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency. Banka defeated Marcos Diaz of the Dominican Republic in a meeting Tuesday of government representatives, who were choosing a s...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Sinan Ozkok Takes Over As New President Of Nissan India Sinan will be responsible for all functions in India including sales and marketing, research and development and manufacturing, for both Nissan and Datsun brands....
07:32, 06/10/2019

Pakistan's former President Zardari arrested for money laundering Former President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested in connection with a high-profile money laundering case. Zardari's opposition Pakistan People's Party said the arrest was politically motivated....
09:00, 06/10/2019

Former US President Jimmy Carter Undergoes Surgery After Fall Former US President Jimmy Carter broke his hip in a fall on Monday while leaving his house to go turkey hunting, but was recovering after surgery, the Carter Center said....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday in a blow to the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party over what media said was an investigation into false bank accounts and money laundering....
09:32, 06/10/2019

A former U.S. Representative from Arizona is seeking a pardon from President Trump A former U.S. Representative from Arizona is seeking a pardon from President Trump. Rick Renzi was convicted in 20-13 of corruption, money laundering and other charges. Renzi’s attorney has requested an investigation into his conviction. Claimi...
23:00, 05/22/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega. Mauricio Funes engaged in a Twitter exchange M...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Greek president OKs request for early election on July 7 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is on track to hold a national election July 7, three months before schedule, after the country’s president accepted a request by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to dissolve parliament. Tsipras and President...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capability, though not quite a single big "Fort Trump" as Warsaw floated last year, President Andrzej Duda s...
11:16, 06/10/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago....
08:32, 05/13/2019

Ukraine's president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but would also face a fine....
07:00, 05/13/2019

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
20:48, 06/06/2019

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Ex-President Jimmy Carter home from hospital after breaking hip Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital on Thursday and will recuperate at home after falling and breaking his hip earlier this week while preparing to leave on a turkey-hunting trip, the Carter Center said....
07:48, 05/16/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Hardliners target Iran's president as U.S. pressure grows Growing U.S. pressure on Iran has weakened pragmatic President Hassan Rouhani and made his hardline rivals more assertive at home and abroad, recent developments show....
01:16, 05/16/2019

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
21:16, 05/15/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
14:48, 05/15/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis P...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump Is My Friend, Says Chinese President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupturing economic ties with China....
11:16, 06/07/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Kosovo report blames president for Turks' deportation A parliamentary investigative commission in Kosovo has blamed the president for ordering the deportation of five Turkish teachers and a Turkish doctor last year....
08:32, 05/15/2019

Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still exerted power. Some 500 people were detained for protesting....
16:16, 06/09/2019

Doping: Poland's Banka poised to become new WADA president Poland's Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next president of the troubled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a vote on Tuesday left him as the only remaining candidate....
17:32, 05/14/2019

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Socialists’ spokeswoman Elisa Spiropali on Monday ...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
04:48, 06/10/2019

Congrats to John Kerry, Basically the One Guy Not Running for President John Kerry was the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004. Thankfully for those of us tasked with keeping track of such things, he has decided that once is enough, confirming to British TV network Sky News that he will not be running in 2020, the fi...
14:32, 06/10/2019

Former U.S. deputy attorney general: If Trump was not president, he would be indicted Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Acting Michigan State president falls ill at commencement The acting president of Michigan State University Satish Udpa suffered what officials are calling a "health incident" during commencement ceremonies in East Lansing....
18:16, 05/03/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his being honored as the person of the year by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan intelligence services....
08:32, 04/29/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
05:16, 06/16/2019

Malawi president, at inauguration, pledges to root out corruption Malawi's President Peter Mutharika began his second five-year term with a tough stance against corruption and pledged to revive the economy, following accusations of corruption and mismanagement....
12:16, 05/31/2019

| Zambia president vows to wind up copper giant KCM Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment....
13:32, 06/04/2019

2020 Dem Elizabeth Warren proposes law saying a president can be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is pushing for a new law that says presidents can face indictment and charges of obstruction of justice....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to US Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust...
13:48, 06/16/2019

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Argentine president promises investigation following massive blackout Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday "unprecedented", and promised a thorough investigation....
16:48, 06/16/2019

Mexico president kicks off new capital airport project Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday symbolically launched work on a new airport for Mexico City to replace the nearly half-built $13 billion project he cancelled upon taking office....
12:32, 04/29/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Guatemalans to choose president amid distrust, flight to US GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalans will vote for their next president Sunday in elections plagued by widespread disillusion and distrust, and as thousands of their compatriots flee poverty and gang violence to seek a new life in the United States. Wit...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Indonesian president to move ahead with relocating capital Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Monday that he will move ahead with plans to relocate the country's capital out of crowded Jakarta and off Java island....
07:48, 04/29/2019

Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated....
12:16, 05/04/2019

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone Ukraine's new president has visited military positions in the country's east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years....
14:16, 05/27/2019

The Big Wet President Blames Kentucky Derby Result On PC Police Given the fact that Donald Trump could probably name every host of Fox & Friends in chronological order before he could name one Supreme Court justice he didn’t nominate, it should come as no surprise that our doughboy president chose to weigh in...
14:48, 05/05/2019

President Trump: China Tariffs Will Jump to 25% This Week (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will jump from 10% to 25% this week, giving Chinese negotiators a fresh deadline and added pressure as talks between the two countries resume thi...
12:32, 05/05/2019

| Nigeria's president signs ambitious 2019 budget Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an ambitious budget into law, days ahead of the official start of his second term leading Africa's largest oil producer....
21:00, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Kosovo president calls for support for police BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Kosovo’s president is calling on the ethnic Serb minority to remain calm and support the police fight against organized crime, which he says ...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Bangladesh President To Attend PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 during his three-day visit to India, a top presidential palace official said Tuesday....
06:00, 05/28/2019

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder B...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Austrian president formally dismisses Kurz’s government VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has formally dissolved the country’s government the day after Chancellor Sebastian Kurz lost a no-confidence vote in parliament. President Alexander Van der Bellen on Tuesday then temporarily appointed th...
06:16, 05/28/2019

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, stoking tensions with President Donald Trump....
17:48, 06/16/2019

Emirates president confident Boeing will resolve issues with 737 MAX Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said on Monday he believes Boeing Co will resolve issues with its 737 MAX aircraft, saying the U.S. company has an outstanding track record....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Trump To Formally Announce Re-Election Bid For President On June 18 US President Donald Trump said Friday that he would formally announce his bid for re-election in 2020 on June 18 at a rally in Florida, with his wife by his side....
15:16, 05/31/2019

Ex-first lady leads Guatemalan president vote, runoff likely A former first lady took the lead in early results from Guatemala’s Sunday presidential election, although a second round of voting is expected to determine who will oversee this Central American nation...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Mexican president’s party unseats conservatives in 2 states MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California. Baja California became the first state in...
06:48, 06/03/2019

UA Senior Vice President shares tips for fatherhood TUCSON- University of Arizona Senior Vice President Jon Dudas is one of the seven honorees for Father of the Year. “I love my family very much and it’s in my opinion it’s more of an honor for the family,” said Dudas. The fathe...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Mexico president: won't react desperately to Trump threat Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico won't respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead will push for dialogue....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% t...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Analyst: Barr sounds like the president's lawyer University of Chicago professor William Howell says Attorney General William Barr's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee was impressive for its calm, but corroded public perceptions of independence. (May 2)     ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

'It's not about Trump': mixed emotions in Portsmouth over president's D-day visit Police gearing up for protests as fears grow visit will detract from veterans on 75th anniversaryOver the decades, the city of Portsmouth has hosted D-day anniversary events with dignity and sensitivity. Its citizens have fond memories of meeting vet...
06:00, 05/31/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethio...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Protesters return to streets in Honduras, despite president's concessions Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's decision to repeal decrees that have sparked violent demonstrations against his government in recent days failed to stop protesters from returning to the streets on Monday....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before being ousted by the military in 2013....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Mexico could beat U.S. in trade war, but would be a 'pyrrhic' victory: president Mexico could win a trade war with the United States but it is a war Mexico doesn't want because it would take too heavy a toll, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
15:32, 06/17/2019

Trevor Noah on Trump: 'The president has obstruction herpes' The late-night host tackled Robert Mueller’s press conference: its delivery, content and its impact on the presidentTrevor Noah focused on Robert Mueller’s press conference and the hype, speculation and the conclusion surrounding it. Continue reading...
12:32, 05/30/2019

President Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Suspended Indefinitely WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
14:16, 05/30/2019

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women filling exactly half his cabinet positions.The recen...
18:48, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Iran’s president says stay focused on Palestine MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to a summit of Muslim countries saying they need to remain focused on ...
07:16, 05/31/2019

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
14:00, 05/29/2019

UN chief raised plight of Uighurs with China's president The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China during a recent meeting with the country's president, Xi Jinping....
20:32, 04/29/2019

Taiwanese president-hopeful Terry Gou meets Trump Taiwanese businessman and presidential hopeful Terry Gou has met with US businessman and current President Donald Trump, and received this advice: Being president is a tough job....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Mexican president's party unseats conservatives in 2 states President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California....
06:48, 06/03/2019

Queen Elizabeth has right royal welcome for President Trump, Melania President Trump was today met with an 82-gun salute as he touched down at Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen for his historic state visit. The President was greeted with full pomp and ceremony when his helicopter landed on the lawn this afternoon fo...
06:48, 06/03/2019

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will go to North Korea on Thursday for two days, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
10:16, 06/04/2019

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Taulant Balla of the governing Socialist Party parliamenta...
05:00, 06/17/2019

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
11:16, 06/18/2019

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Former Slovak President Kiska creates new political party BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Former Slovak President Andrej Kiska is kicking off a new centrist political party. Kiska says his “For People” party’s ambition is to unite with other opposition forces to end the long-term dominance of ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
09:00, 06/17/2019

President Trump’s Tax Law Has Made Americans Less Generous, Charities Say (Bloomberg) — Americans gave less money to charities last year partly because the Republican tax law changes made many people ineligible for tax breaks that can inspire donations. Giving by individuals fell an estimated 3.4%, after adjusting fo...
09:48, 06/18/2019

Young, Brash and Reckless: Why Biden’s First Run for President Failed When Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought the 1988 Democratic nomination for president, he was a young lawmaker running on a message of generational change. His bid, though, was doomed by self-inflicted mistakes. Here’s how it unfolded....
08:48, 06/03/2019

Easter attack probe continues despite president’s objection COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about lapses that preceded Easter Sunday bomb attacks by Islamic extremists, despite objections by the countr...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president Prosecutors in Peru alleged Tuesday that they have gathered overwhelming evidence implicating ex-President Ollanta Humala in Latin America’s biggest graft scandal and will seek a 20-year sentence for the former head of state...
13:48, 05/07/2019

University of Oklahoma: Resignation ends ex-president probe OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma’s Board of Regents says it has concluded its investigation into former president David Boren after Boren chose to terminate his contract and sever ties to the university he led for 24 years. Regen...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Islamic State may have 'new plan', Sri Lanka's president warns A foreign mastermind may have been behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the president said on Wednesday, as he told Islamic State to leave his country alone....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Trump’s U.N. nominee breaks with the president on climate change Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, has significant investments in the fossil fuel industry and promised to recuse herself from any negotiations involving coal....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Poland Wants ‘Fort Trump.’ The President Said He May Send Some Troops (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe. But Trump cautioned during an Oval Office meeting Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Du...
15:32, 06/12/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House for Trump's National Golf Club in Sterling in northern Virginia. (April 27)    &#...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting police chief, the latest change in personnel after Easter Sunday suicide bombings....
00:32, 04/29/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment BERLIN (AP) — Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the government...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Mexican president hopeful a deal with U.S. on tariffs can be reached Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he is "optimistic" that talks in Washington aimed at averting across-the-board tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States can reach an agreement....
10:16, 06/05/2019

President Trump, Unloved in Britain, Still Tries to Play Kingmaker As if in an episode of “The Apprentice,” Mr. Trump evaluated the candidates vying to replace Theresa May as prime minister, as the candidates themselves competed for his favor....
09:48, 06/05/2019

Gianni Infantino Waved In For Second Term As FIFA President Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football's governing body in Paris....
08:16, 06/05/2019

Trump Would Have Been Charged With Obstruction If He Weren’t President, 370 Former Prosecutors Say (WASHINGTON) — Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors say in a new letter that President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice for his acts if he were anyone other than president. The letter was signed by more than 370...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Trump shows off F-35 fighter to Polish President Duda It was not practical to give Polish President Andrzej Duda a ride in a U.S-made F-35 fighter jet, so President Donald Trump did the next best thing - he had one of the pricey planes fly over the White House for Duda to see....
13:32, 06/12/2019

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said....
12:48, 06/12/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country's ailing economy....
12:32, 05/25/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Indonesia president aims for slimmer government in second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he aims to have a slimmer government in his second term to reduce inefficiencies and accelerate growth....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the era of "moderation, diplomacy and hope" in Iran, says Jamshid Barzegar....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
06:48, 05/25/2019

El Salvador: Ex-President Saca to plead guilty to bribery Authorities in El Salvador say ex-President Tony Saca has reached a deal to plead guilty to bribing a judicial official to leak information in a civil case against him....
16:32, 06/05/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status....
09:32, 04/28/2019

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation before her time in office was genuinely numbered....
08:00, 06/02/2019

I'm Teresa Younger, President of the Ms. Foundation for Women, and This Is How I Work “At the Ms. Foundation for Women, we believe in a just and safe world where power and possibility are not limited by gender, race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or age,” says foundation president and CEO Teresa Younger, quoti...
11:32, 06/12/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
00:48, 05/08/2019

New T-wolves president Rosas vows aggression, collaboration New T-wolves president Gersson Rosas: 'We're going to question the norm with everything that we do'        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming Ame...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trophy to a sumo wrestler in Japan....
09:00, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Infantino re-elected as FIFA president to 2023 PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): ___ 11:25 a.m. Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as FIFA president through 2023. FIFA’s 211 member federation acclaimed him without a vote...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
20:48, 06/02/2019

The first post-9/11 vets are running for president. Do voters care? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school ...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Macedonia's president-elect to focus on EU accession drive North Macedonia's president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June....
08:48, 05/06/2019

President Jimmy Carter honored for China-U.S. relations Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who helped set the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship in motion forty years ago, was recognized for his crucial role in an award ceremony on Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of ex-prosecutors claim Trump would have been indicted if not president Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have attached their names to a statement saying they believe President Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe for obstruction of justice if he weren't president....
14:16, 05/06/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Doesn’t Know Right From Wrong (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump doesn’t know right from wrong and is “indifferent to law and any sense of ethics about who we are as a country.” The top House Democrat said Thursday that w...
12:48, 06/13/2019

El Salvador’s president sworn in, ending 2-party dominance SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Youthful businessman Nayib Bukele has assumed the presidency of El Salvador, ending more than a quarter century of two-party dominance in the crime-plagued Central America nation. Dressed in a blue suit with no tie an...
16:32, 06/01/2019

Still Wishing Oprah Would Run for President? Sounds Like Gayle King Does, Too! At this point, we’ve got 50-11 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, but if Gayle King had her way, her famous bestie might throw her hat in the ring, too. In fact, she bravely broached the subject with the great and powerful Oprah jus...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is very dangerous not only because it takes over cont...
06:32, 05/27/2019

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country. The elder Tshisekedi died more than two years ago in Brussels at 84 b...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Former Botswana president quits ruling party in row with ex-ally Former Botswana President Ian Khama quit the ruling party on Saturday as a policy feud with his hand-picked successor deepened, threatening to split the party that has ruled the country since independence in 1966....
08:48, 05/25/2019

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
07:16, 06/05/2019

New president pledges to cure 'sick child' El Salvador El Salvador's new President Nayib Bukele took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a "sick child" following years of violence and migration that has strained relations with the United States....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Iran Will Not Be "Bullied" Into Talks With US: President Hassan Rouhani Iran's President Hassan Rouhani stressed Saturday that Tehran will not be "bullied" into negotiations with the United States and laid down the Islamic republic's conditions....
16:32, 06/01/2019

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Macedonia’s president-elect to focus on EU accession drive SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country’s accession talks in June...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country....
09:48, 06/01/2019

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
09:32, 05/26/2019

El Salvador's president sworn in, ending 2-party dominance Youthful businessman Nayib Bukele has assumed the presidency of El Salvador, ending more than a quarter century of two-party dominance in the crime-plagued Central America nation....
16:48, 06/01/2019

Mexican president says he wants to stay friends with Trump, American people Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico is a friend of the American people and that he wants to continue being friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
13:00, 06/02/2019

President Trump Heads to Europe at a Time of Remembrance and Turmoil (WASHINGTON) — Like a bull who keeps returning to the china shop, President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe, where on previous visits he has strained historic friendships and insulted his hosts. This time, he faces an ally in turmoil and ...
21:48, 06/02/2019

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Man...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
07:32, 05/31/2019

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
20:16, 05/30/2019

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S...
12:00, 06/02/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary’s votin...
04:00, 05/22/2019

The Guardian view on Trump’s state visit: the president is not welcome | Editorial Hobnobbing with the royals will boost the president’s ego. But this is not the greatest danger of rolling out the red carpet nowTwo and a half years after Theresa May rushed to become the first world leader to meet the newly inaugurated President Tru...
15:16, 06/02/2019

Didn't Get Report On Terrorists Travelling to India: Sri Lanka President Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today said he has not received any report that the suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday terror attacks had travelled to India....
10:16, 05/31/2019

Argentina's ex-President Cristina Fernandez on trial ahead of election bid Former President Cristina Fernandez has accused her rivals of orchestrating a corruption trial to thwart her October election bid. She can be prosecuted but, as a senator, not imprisoned....
13:16, 05/21/2019

1st Ever Black Student Body President Elected at Yale University Yale University was founded in 1701 and is the third-oldest institute of higher learning in the United States. It is one of the nine Colonial Colleges, founded prior to the United States becoming a sovereign nation following the American Revolution. ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

"Return To Normal State" Before Offering To Talk: Iran President To US Reacting to a U.S. offer to talk with Iran without pre-conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday it was Washington that had left the negotiating table, and it "should return to......
17:16, 06/02/2019

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
00:48, 06/02/2019

President Kovind, PM Greet People On 5th Telangana State Formation Day Telangana Formation Day: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed theirbest wises on Telangana Day. "Greetings and good wishes to the people of Telangana on......
00:48, 06/02/2019

The president of the United States can't talk like this to the very Queen of England! | First Dog on the Moon Donald Trump is having tea with Queen Elizabeth II but you can’t get upsetSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue...
02:16, 06/03/2019

Former President Barack Obama attends Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors in Toronto.        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat of a trade war over migration....
18:48, 06/07/2019

Factbox: New Ukraine president picks top reformist, men with oligarch ties Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appointed a mix of people to his core team, which includes a reformist former finance minister, men with ties to a controversial oligarch and people from his TV production company....
10:32, 05/31/2019

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
01:48, 06/01/2019

President Trump Says Mexico Must Make a ‘Lot of Progress’ to Stop 5% Tariff (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a “lot of progress” must be made to halt the import t...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Biden would beat Trump in Pa. despite president's 2016 win there: Donna Brazile Former Vice President Joe Biden has what it takes to win back a key battleground state for the Democratic Party that President Trump took in 2016, according to ex-DNC Interim Chairwoman Donna Brazile. ...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Eastern Kentucky University President To Serve On NCAA Forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the confere...
04:32, 06/06/2019

PSG President Charged For Alleged Bribery Over World Championships In Athletics Bid If there’s one realm of sports more openly corrupt than soccer, it is international athletics competition. Further proof of this well-known fact comes from France, where reports today say Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been char...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Former UEFA president and Champions League founder Johansson dies "Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden\u0027s Football Association said on Wednesday."...
02:16, 06/05/2019

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Algeria interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Will Always Stand By Pakistan's "Core Interests": Chinese Vice President China will always stand by Pakistan's "core interests" no matter how the international landscape changes, visiting Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has said as he cited the USD 60 billion CPEC as......
09:32, 05/27/2019

Trump swipes at Schumer after top Dem claimed president won't 'follow through' on tariffs President Trump took a swipe Tuesday night at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,  who said he believes Trump ultimately will back down on the threat of tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records Peru's president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance toward Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to flee their crisis-stricken homeland in mass....
18:00, 06/06/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten national security....
23:16, 05/22/2019

Mexican president set to extend power in state votes, despite wobbles Mexico's leftist president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is poised to hammer a fractured opposition this weekend in the first electoral test of his strength since taking office, despite presiding over an economy in reverse and rising violence....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Michigan State chooses Stony Brook president as next leader EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual ...
10:32, 05/28/2019

| Malawi's Mutharika: Law professor turned graft-accused president Malawi's president Peter Mutharika, 78, is a former Washington law professor with two successive election victories to his name and a political career clouded by claims of corruption, even treason....
11:16, 05/28/2019

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
23:48, 06/05/2019

President Trump Becomes the First World Leader to Meet Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump got the red carpet treatment Monday at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he made history, becoming the first world leader to meet with the new emperor of Japan. Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne on May 1...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight......
18:32, 05/26/2019

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading        ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

President Trump honors veteran to commemorate D-Day 75th anniversary President Trump shared D-Day veteran Ray Lambert's World War II story. Lambert was in attendance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on trade issues. The strategy could work. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo....
09:00, 05/24/2019

AP Source: FIFA vice president Ahmad detained in Paris PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for question...
06:00, 06/06/2019

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders’ Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout w...
21:16, 05/23/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether h...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made th...
02:00, 05/26/2019

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Roh's death....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
02:16, 05/26/2019

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being \"toxic and almost criminal\" back to its core values."...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean's upcoming testimony the "opening act."...
07:32, 06/05/2019

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Florida city bar association president accused of throttling wife An attorney and head of a Florida city’s bar association was busted over the weekend after grabbing his wife by the neck, police said. Gregory J. Hoag, a partner at Masterson, Hoag & Smith in St. Petersburg, was arrested late Saturday on a misd...
12:48, 05/28/2019

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
11:48, 06/04/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
12:32, 05/22/2019

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp portraying him as an angry, orange baby was inflated once again....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Ghana president convinces Asamoah Gyan to come out of 24-hour retirement Gyan: ‘A presidential request cannot be disregarded’President urged Gyan ‘in the national interest’ to make U-turnAsamoah Gyan has made a rapid U-turn on his decision to retire from Ghana duty and will now play at the Africa Cup of Nations after bein...
11:16, 05/22/2019

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if ...
12:32, 05/29/2019

The Latest: French president Macron hosts FIFA leaders FIFA president and secretary general have arrived at the Elysee Palace to meet French President Emmanuel Macron        ...
07:00, 06/04/2019

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
08:32, 05/22/2019

President Trump urges PM Theresa May to 'stick around' for trade deal The US President is holding a breakfast meeting with senior leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May today - where a post-Brexit trade deal was on the cards....
05:16, 06/04/2019

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
08:32, 05/30/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesd...
12:16, 06/04/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity Second night of violence after six people died in clashes that flared after official election results gave Joko Widodo victoryPolitical tension over disputed election results spilled into angry clashes for a second consecutive night in the Indonesian...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
18:00, 06/06/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
13:16, 05/28/2019

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England....
18:00, 05/28/2019

President Trump Praises U.K.’s Theresa May and Says Brexit ‘Would Be Good for the Country’ President Donald Trump has praised Theresa May, the outgoing British Prime Minister, and called the Queen a “fantastic person” in a joint press conference in London after a key meeting between the two leaders mid-way through Trump’s...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
20:32, 05/22/2019

Indonesian rallies were coordinated to cause chaos, says president's chief of staff Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create "martyrs" by shooting protesters, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff said....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Brazil will not exclude Huawei from operating 5G network -vice president Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the Brazilian government will not exclude Chinese telecom Huawei Technologies Co from operating a 5G network in Latin America's largest economy....
09:16, 06/07/2019

Centre College President Announces Plans To Retire In 2020 DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Centre College’s president has announced his plans to retire next year after more than two decades of leading the Kentucky college. The liberal arts college in Danville says John A. Roush has set a date of June 30, 2020, to...
06:16, 05/28/2019

New president John Davidson all smiles over Rangers’ draft opportunity John Davidson spent the majority of his introductory press conference smiling, soaking up his return to Broadway as the Rangers’ president. That grin widened when the upcoming NHL Draft was brought up, and the opportunity his new team has in front of...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d let the truth slip out, Tiny Twitter Fingers immediately moonwalked that statement back....
12:32, 05/30/2019

Foxconn Chairman Meets With US President Trump on Wisconsin Project Gou met Trump on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn and the White House said on Thursday....
23:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: President Trump praises Sen. Mike Enzi in tweet GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s announcement that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump has sent out a tweet praising U.S. Sen. Enzi, who has announced that he wi...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panamanians will choose Sunday between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic gro...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality The polls opened in Panama on Sunday for a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of bribery scandals and the canal nation's role in hiding the ...
07:00, 05/05/2019

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says ...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Panamanians choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians are choosing among seven mostly business-friendly candidates to lead the Central American nation for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
09:48, 05/05/2019