Kais Saied takes the oath of office at the Assembly of People’s Representatives in Tunis on Wednesday. Reuters
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a second term in office on Wednesday, vowing once more to tackle crippling security threats and root out corruption in Africa’s key economy.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was inaugurated as only the second elected president in Kazakhstan’s history on Wednesday, after winning polls marred by a police crackdown and slammed
Slovak government critic Zuzana Caputova, who on Saturday was sworn in as the European Union (UN) member’s first female president, is an environmental lawyer and anti-corruption activist.
In a statement, it mentioned that 793 people have recovered and 1 person passed away in the last 24 hours.
With less than four weeks left until the United Kingdom finally exits the EU’s orbit on Dec.31, both sides are calling on the other to compromise over fishing, state aid and how to resolve any future disputes.
Authorities said mosques in each emirate would open for Friday prayers provided they abide by the COVID-19 precautionary protocols.
The United States on Thursday added China’s top chipmaker, SMIC, and oil giant CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, a move likely to escalate tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.