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Amir to attend inauguration of Turkish President today

Amir to attend inauguration of Turkish President today

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will attend the inauguration ceremony of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as President.

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

Mexicans vote for a new president on Sunday in an election tipped to hand power to an anti-establishment outsider who would inject a new dose of nationalism into government and could sharpen divisions ...

Madagascar names UN official as 'consensus' PM

Madagascar names UN official as 'consensus' PM

Madagascar's president named a senior UN official on Monday to head a government of national unity in a bid to end a crisis sparked by electoral reforms.

Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake

Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake

Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred fears the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels or derail the nation's business-friendly economic model.

Sri Lanka president reshuffles cabinet

Sri Lanka president reshuffles cabinet

Sri Lanka's president reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday after the defection of several ministers from his party, but the changes did not impress some market watchers looking for an end to the country's political uncertainty.

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential run-off

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential run-off

Voting began Saturday in Sierra Leone in the final round of a delayed run-off presidential election after a campaign marked by verbal sparring, sporadic violence and a last-minute legal battle.

Sierra Leone court lifts order halting presidential election

Sierra Leone court lifts order halting presidential election

Sierra Leone's High Court on Monday lifted an order that had halted the country's presidential runoff, although the electoral commission has requested a brief postponement after losing valuable time to prepare the vote.

Sierra Leone court halts preparations for presidential run-off

Sierra Leone court halts preparations for presidential run-off

Sierra Leone's High Court on Saturday ordered the electoral commission to halt preparations for a March 27 presidential run-off following a legal filing by a lawyer linked to the ruling party.

China forms new economic team as President Xi kicks off second term

China forms new economic team as President Xi kicks off second term

China elevated a key confidante of President Xi Jinping to one of the top positions in government on Monday as Beijing cracks down on riskier financing and a debt build-up ...

Mauritius president refuses to resign over financial scandal

Mauritius president refuses to resign over financial scandal

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has refused to resign, vowing to fight allegations that saw her embroiled in a financial scandal, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday.

French National Front strips founder Le Pen of position

French National Front strips founder Le Pen of position

France's National Front has stripped founder Jean-Marie Le Pen of his position as honorary president, ending his last formal connection with the far-right party.

Slovak president urges new govt in wake of journalist murder

Slovak president urges new govt in wake of journalist murder

Slovakia's president said on Sunday he would seek talks with parties and would urge forming a new government or holding early elections to renew public trust following the murder of an investigative journalist that has shaken the nation.