Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes the oath of office in Kiev on Monday. Valentyn Ogirenko/ Reuters
Volodymyr Zelensky, a 41-year-old comedian with no political experience, took office as Ukraine’s president on Monday after winning a landslide election victory.
“I pledge to protect the sovereignty and independence of Ukraine,” the newly inaugurated president said during the ceremony in parliament in Kiev.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky steps into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties.
Ukraine’s new parliament will meet for the first time on Thursday, dominated by the party of ex-comedian President Volodymyr Zelensky who has an unprecedented
The comedian-turned-president’s Servant of the People party had around 42 per cent of the vote, well ahead of its nearest rival on just over 12 per cent, with 44 per cent of votes counted,
Al Mubarak revealed that more than 1,000 private sector executives and members of the Dubai Chamber had joined the path towards reducing global emissions by half by 2030 and reaching zero emissions by 2050.
Tuesday’s weather is expected to be clear to partly cloudy with clouds appearing in the east in the afternoon and the temperature tending to rise gradually, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an African cleaning woman to three months in jail to be followed by deportation and fined her Dhs2,000 for stealing the same amount of the fine from the handbag of her co-worker.