Taiwan’s former president Ma Ying-jeou was found not guilty in a political leaks case on Friday, a major legal victory for a politician facing a slew of lawsuits since leaving office.
The European Parliament filling the final top EU job on Wednesday elected an Italian social democrat as its new president.
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
Sri Lanka’s president has told his cabinet that he will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses leading to the Easter suicide bombings, official sources said on Saturday.
Former US president Ronald Reagan had once described African delegates to the UN as "monkeys," reveal newly unearthed tapes published by a US magazine.
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.
Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday as president of South Africa, facing a brew of expectations and scepticism after vowing to reform the country and revive its economy.
The decision paves the way for the country's anti-graft body to arrest the two, perhaps within hours.