People celebrate the presidential election victory by Mauritania’s ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani in Nouakchott on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Voters in the West African state of Mauritania were called to the polls on Saturday after a campaign dominated by the country’s economy and appeals to preserve its hard-won stability.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, this evening phoned Mauritania’s President-elect Mohamed Ahmed Ould Ghazouani,
Australia’s opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend’s national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo voters with his promise of economic stability.
Rajapaksa took oath before his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, at a prominent Buddhist temple on the outskirts of the capital Colombo.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports said, 'Dubai Customs’ initiative to give flowers to passengers arriving from Beirut on Saturday is a glowing example of the care, concern and spirit of kindness that is at the heart of the aviation community here.'
Officials earlier said three persons had died in the mishap, while four others were shifted to a hospital. With four more casualties, the death toll had increased to seven the victims included two women.