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Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could improve Italy's fractious relations with the European Union.

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a new term on Thursday, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states.

Mauritania gets new president in first peaceful transition of power

Mauritania gets new president in first peaceful transition of power

Mauritania's former defence minister, Mohammed Ould Ghazouni, was sworn in as president on Thursday, in the country's first peaceful transition of power.

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his list of cabinet nominees to the upper house of parliament, the Senate, on Tuesday, giving lawmakers a chance to vote on them ...

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States ...

Infantino waved in for second term as FIFA president

Infantino waved in for second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he had turned FIFA into an organisation ‘synonymous with credibility’ as he was re-elected for a second term as president of world football's governing body.

El Salvador president meets al-Kuwari

El Salvador president meets al-Kuwari

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador met Qatar's HE the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, who is now visiting El Salvador to represent Qatar at the inauguration ceremony of the president.

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would ‘eradicate terrorism’ following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election ...

President of Bulgaria visits Al-Zaeem College

President of Bulgaria visits Al-Zaeem College

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and the accompanying delegation visited the Al Zaeem Mohamed Bin Abdullah Al Attiyah Air College, where they were welcomed ...

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Algerian lawmakers appointed a regime stalwart as the country's first new president in two decades Tuesday, dismaying protesters seeking sweeping change following the resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Al-Mahmoud elected president of 140th IPU Assembly

Al-Mahmoud elected president of 140th IPU Assembly

HE the Advisory Council Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud was unanimously elected as president of the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ...

Amir condoles with Somalia's president

Amir condoles with Somalia's president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent on Saturday cables of condolences to Somalia's President ...