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Bar too high, says De Blasio after dropping presidential bid

New York City mayor has struggled to build a national profile.

Seberang Perai becomes country’s largest city

Municipal council president Rozali Mohamud proclaimed mayor, promises 'good news' for the people.

DBKL gives priority to orders from minister, Ku Nan’s trial told

Former City Hall (DBKL) officer Ab Salim Mansor tells the High Court that, in order of priority, instructions from the Federal Territories minister are handled first.

Ku Nan asked me to let developer postpone payment for land...

Amin Nordin Abd Aziz says Aset Kayamas had sent two letters to the former FT minister asking to postpone 10% payment from the land sale for three months.

Rozali Mohamud to be appointed Seberang Prai mayor

Rozali is now Seberang Perai Municipal Council president.

Iskandar Puteri councillors turn on mayor, ask him to explain alleged...

They claim the mayor has gone against the decision of the licensing committee on allotment of Ramadan bazaar lots.

New Ipoh mayor won’t be a political appointee

The new mayor, expected to be known by end of this month, is fluent in Japanese and is a local.

Under-fire Japan mayor resigns after ordering arson

The mayor of Akashi city, opposite Kobe, was recorded ordering a building be burnt down to make way for a road expansion

In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Around 3,500 people, including President Andrzej Duda and EU Council President Donald Tusk, attend the ceremony at St Mary's Church.

KL mayor commits traffic offence, pays fine

Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan says no one is above the law and that City Hall officers have been told to spare no one.

Cabinet to decide on Dec 8 rally, says KL mayor

Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan says to date, City Hall has yet to receive any application from the organiser.

Netanyahu pick for Jerusalem mayor ousted in first round

None of the six candidates for mayor, all Jewish, won the 40% of votes required to be elected in the first round held on Tuesday.

Thousands protest over Rome’s decline

The demonstration was arranged before a horrific accident this week in which more than 20 people, mainly Russian football fans, were injured when an escalator in one of the city's main metro stations collapsed.

Jerusalem vote: a weathervane on ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel

Ultra-Orthodox men have traditionally stayed out of the military and workforce by devoting themselves to full-time religious studies.

Nor Hisham is KL’s new mayor

The former MPSJ president takes over from Amin Nordin Abd Aziz.

Junta chief installs ally as mayor of Thai ‘Sin City’

Pattaya is a lucrative tourist hub and the heart of Thailand's massive sex industry with its beaches, myriad hotels and raucous nightlife.

London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit

The intervention in favour of a second referendum from Khan will put more pressure on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to also support the second referendum idea.

DBKL has failed the Malays, says Daim

The former finance minister says hopefully, the government will be able to get rid of corrupt officers who have left their own kind to suffer.

Philippine mayor on Duterte’s ‘narco list’ killed in office

Mariano Blanco is the latest in a spate of local officials to be slain in recent months, some with and some without alleged links to the illegal drug trade.

German city’s mayor seeks to reassure foreign students

Images of neo-Nazis shouting "foreigners out" and performing the stiff-armed 'Hitler salute' during a protest Monday made headlines far beyond Germany.

Balloon of mayor Khan in bikini flies over London

The stunt was staged by Yanny Bruere, who describes himself as a free speech advocate, and funded through nearly £60,000 in donations on a crowdfunding website.

KL to get a new mayor?

Cheras MP Tan Kok Wai hopes new mayor can work well with the federal territories minister but not be a 'yes man' to him.

Display Draft KL City Plan 2020 now, says residents’ coalition

Save KL Coalition says it is no use hearing input from DBKL alone as it failed to gazette the plan by 2013.

Philippine city official killed in ambush, third in less than a...

The latest attack brought to 15 the number of mayors and vice mayors killed since Duterte unleashed his deadly anti-narcotics campaign when he came to power in 2016, according to CNN Philippines.