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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pawar greets Mukherjee

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

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.

Egypt court hears case to bar Mubarak aides from presidency

An Egyptian court will hear a suit seeking to prevent Hosni Mubarak`s aides from running for the presidency.

New Syria constitution limits presidency to 2 mandates

The committee decided to limit presidential terms to two
seven-year mandates.

Eric Cantona announces shock bid for French presidency

Eric Cantona, former Manchester United striker, has said he wants to run for the post of France’s president in the 2012 elections, and is trying to gather the necessary signatures for doing so.

ICC defers decision on scrapping rotational Presidents

The ICC asked next-in-line Pakistan and Bangladesh not to nominate a candidate till a review of its governance structure.

Putin, Medvedev to decide who to stand for presidency

Russian Prez and PM are to discuss who of them would stand for presidency.

Nelson Mandela stable, resting at home: Presidency

Nelson Mandela was admitted to a hospital for a respiratory infection.

Haiti`s `Baby Doc` hopes to run for presidency

Ex-dictator`s lawyer confirms the former leader planned to stay in Haiti.