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Hamad al-Kuwari appointed QNL president

Hamad al-Kuwari appointed QNL president

Qatar National Library (QNL) has announced the appointment of HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, Minister of State, as its president.

Philippine president seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

Philippine president seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

The Philippine Congress held a special session over the internet on Monday to debate a push by the country's strongman leader to adopt sweeping emergency powers ...

Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday, opening the way for him to potentially stay in power until 2036.

Togo President Gnassingbe wins re-election in landslide: preliminary results

Togo President Gnassingbe wins re-election in landslide: preliminary results

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe declared an electoral victory on Monday and called on his rivals to drop a competing claim, with official preliminary results showing him re-elected in a landslide.

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results announced Tuesday, lining him up to become the man negotiating with the Taliban ...

Iraqi president appoints Mohammed Allawi as new PM: state TV

Iraqi president appoints Mohammed Allawi as new PM: state TV

Iraqi President Barham Salih appointed on Saturday Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi as new prime minister, State TV reported, after squabbling political parties failed to name a candidate ...

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

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

Greece elects first woman president for 'new era'

Greece elects first woman president for 'new era'

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

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

Putin sends amendments to parliament to change president term limits

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

FM meets Kurdistan president and PM

FM meets Kurdistan president and PM

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

Ashghal chief vows to implement projects according to set timetable

Ashghal chief vows to implement projects according to set timetable

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

New EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sworn in

New EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sworn in

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