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Rajoelina confirmed winner of Madagascar presidential election

Madagascar's Constitutional Court on Tuesday confirmed Andry Rajoelina as the winner of the country's presidential election.

I am no longer IIUM president, says Maszlee

The education minister says he has signed his resignation letter and is waiting for an announcement by the university.

Discussion over appointment of IIUM’s new president ongoing

This is despite wide speculation that Mohd Daud Bakar will be appointed.

Mexican president declares few assets, shows bare wallet

Lopez Obrador, 65, says his asset declaration includes two bank accounts with about US$23,000 in them, no credit card, no checking account and no vehicles.

Far-right Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil’s new president

The 63-year-old former paratrooper takes power with sky-high approval ratings and high hopes from many of Brazil's 210 million inhabitants.

Colombia condemns alleged plot to kill president

Trujillo says that the threats came from "internal and external actors."

Want to be president? Read party constitution first, says Zahid

The party president hits out at calls for him to step down.

Georgia’s first female president sworn in

The inauguration paved the way for a new constitution to come into force, transforming the country into a parliamentary republic.

Mexican president promises surplus in 2019 budget proposal

Lopez Obrador proposed a primary surplus of 1% of gross domestic product for next year and his administration expects this year’s surplus to be about 0.8%

Somalia in crisis as president faces impeachment motion

The impeachment motion will succeed if its sponsors muster support from at least two-thirds of the 275 legislators in the federal parliament.

Mexican president to pour US$3.7 billion into state oil firm

The new president also pointed out that the energy industry was going through 'a complex situation, difficult and not an ideological issue'.

Asian football boss faces two challengers for presidency

The vote for president and other AFC positions will take place on April 6 in Kuala Lumpur.

Perak Football Association denies rumours on axing import players

Perak Football Association president Ahmad Faizal Azumu says the three import players will be retained.

Swiss president and two new ministers elected

The Swiss parliament picked Viola Amherd and Karin Keller-Sutter to fill two vacant ministerial spots, achieving near-gender equality in the cabinet.

Leftist Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico president

Lopez Obrador surged to victory promising a new approach to issues fueling widespread outrage, like crime, poverty and corruption.

Mexico leftist takes power torn between principles and pragmatism

Lopez Obrador will take responsibility for fixing escalating gang violence, chronic poverty and widespread discontent with the political class in Mexico.

Trump hails George HW Bush’s ‘unflappable leadership’

Trump praises Bush's lifetime of service to the nation and unflappable leadership.

Georgia elects first woman president in last direct contest

French-born Salome Zurabishvil defeated Grigol Vashadze by 59.5% to 40.5%.

Interpol picks South Korean candidate as new president

The US-backed Kim Jong-yang, Interpol's acting president, was picked at a meeting of delegates from Interpol member nations in Dubai to replace Meng Hongwei, who went missing in his native China in September.

Church of St Mary the Virgin: Is royalty buried here?

Apart from a conspiracy theory that Lady Diana Spencer is buried here, there is also a belief the same is true of Mary, Queen of Scots, who was beheaded.

German president joins Armistice ceremony in London

Steinmeier followed with his wreath, in a unique and highly symbolic act marking the reconciliation between the once warring nations.

Four charged over suspected French president attack plot

The four men aged between 22 and 62 appeared before an anti-terrorism judge in Paris and were charged with associating with terrorists and arms possession.

Trump calls off US military cemetery visit due to bad weather

After talks with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Trump cancelled his visit to Belleau Wood battlefield and cemetery.

Ghani to seek re-election in Afghan presidential poll

Ghani is expected to present himself to war-weary voters as the candidate who can end the 17-year conflict.

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