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Rouhani says nuclear deal a "third way" for Iranian foreign policy

Rouhani says nuclear deal a "third way" for Iranian foreign policy

 President Hassan Rouhani affirmed his confidence in Iran`s nuclear deal with world powers on Sunday, tackling the criticisms of hardliners and highlighting the achievements of his two-year-old presidency.

Aug 03, 2015, 09:20 AM IST
FA chief Greg  Dyke backs Michel Platini's bid for FIFA presidency

FA chief Greg Dyke backs Michel Platini's bid for FIFA presidency

English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has backed Michel Platini to restore FIFA's tarnished reputation after the Frenchman declared he will run for the presidency of world football's governing body.

Jul 30, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Ex-leader Gul says Turkey needs stronger parliament, not presidency

  Turkey needs a better parliamentary system, not a more powerful presidency, former President Abdullah Gul said, in clear disagreement with his successor`s drive to change the constitution and give the head of state executive powers.

Apr 16, 2015, 14:50 PM IST
Sepp Blatter rivals slam FIFA leadership

Sepp Blatter rivals slam FIFA leadership

Sepp Blatter on Tuesday listened as his rivals for the FIFA presidency accused his leadership of being authoritarian, not spending enough of its wealth and tarnishing the world body`s image.

Mar 24, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Liberia lifts Ebola curfew, re-opens borders: Presidency

Liberia said Friday it was lifting nationwide curfews and re-opening borders shut last year at the height of the Ebola crisis, after the retreat of an epidemic that has killed thousands.

Feb 21, 2015, 01:26 AM IST

Ex-party head charged in Sarkozy campaign finance scandal

The former head of France's right-wing UMP party was charged on Tuesday with "abuse of confidence" over a campaign finance scandal dating back to Nicolas Sarkozy's run for the presidency in 2012.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:56 PM IST
David Ginola suggests doomed FIFA bid is over

David Ginola suggests doomed FIFA bid is over

David Ginola`s unlikely bid for the FIFA presidency appeared to end on Thursday when his campaign website said all financial donations would be returned.

Jan 30, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Francois Hollande says won`t stand again for French presidency if unemployment doesn`t drop

Francois Hollande vowed Thursday he would not stand again for the French presidency in 2017 if he had not managed to live up to his promise to bring down unemployment by then.

Nov 07, 2014, 02:19 AM IST

Suu Kyi says law barring her from Myanmar presidency is unacceptable

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi put her political future in the hands of the people of Myanmar on Monday, saying that a parliamentary panel vote to retain a key constitutional clause was intended to bar her from running for the presidency.

Jun 16, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Brazil`s first black Supreme Court president resigns

Brazilian judge Joaquim Barbosa, the first black to head the country`s Supreme Court, has resigned from the post after a year and a half, the Senate speaker said Thursday.

May 30, 2014, 02:36 AM IST

Eyeing presidency, Bobby Jindal addresses Christian conservatives

Louisiana`s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal referred to himself as an "evangelical Catholic" while addressing Christian conservatives and shared his story of conversion from Hinduism.

May 13, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

Leftist ex-guerrilla wins El Salvador presidency

Sanchez Ceren, 69, of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), is set to be sworn in for his five-year term on June 1, Chicas said at a press conference.

Mar 17, 2014, 12:08 PM IST

Russia fields 25,000 volunteers for Sochi Games

They are young, bright and speak good English. Russia has trained 25,000 volunteers to work at the upcoming Sochi Games.

Jan 18, 2014, 09:17 AM IST

Nelson Mandela`s statue to be erected at Presidency

A statue of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week, will be erected at the Presidency coming Monday, the South African government announced Thursday.

Dec 13, 2013, 05:26 AM IST

Mandela`s health improving, but still critical: Presidency

Former South African President Nelson Mandela`s health has improved but he remains in a critical condition, the Presidency said.

Jun 27, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Iraq presidency claims progress in stroke recovery

The office of Iraq`s ailing president says he is making progress in a German hospital recovering from a stroke last month.

Jan 05, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

Barack Obama officially wins Presidency

US President Barack Obama was officially declared winner of November presidential elections as votes of the electoral college were certified by a joint session of Congress.

Jan 05, 2013, 09:01 AM IST

Incumbent John Mahama wins Ghana Presidency

Ghana’s incumbent President John Mahama was declared winner of the presidential election, the country’s electoral commission announced on Monday.

Dec 10, 2012, 13:54 PM IST

Pawar greets Mukherjee

NCP chief Sharad Pawar Monday led a delegation of party leaders to congratulate President-elect Pranab Mukherjee.

Jul 23, 2012, 13:04 PM IST

Mohammed Morsi: From engineering to Presidency

An engineer turned politician, Mohammed Morsi has come a long way to become the first freely elected President of Egypt.

Jun 24, 2012, 21:01 PM IST