Putin mulling re-election bid in 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering running for a fourth Kremlin term in 2018, which would see him stay in power until 2024, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday.

George W Bush says dad pondered skipping 2nd term

George HW Bush seriously considered not running for re-election in 1992 even though he loved his job, according to a new book written by his son, former President George W Bush.

Sri Lanka President asks court to rule on seeking third term

 Sri Lanka`s president has asked the top court to rule on whether he can seek a third term after the opposition insisted his snap re-election bid was illegal, officials said Wednesday.

US governors seeking re-election face dissatisfied voters

More than 30 US governors` races will be decided on Tuesday, with more than a dozen considered too close to call and a large number of incumbents struggling to defend their economic policies as they seek to remain in office.

US mid-term polls: Michelle Obama bats for Ami Bera

Hours before the crucial US mid-term polls, Congressman Ami Bera's re-election campaign got a shot in the arm with First Lady Michelle Obama appealing to voters in a California seat, where the Indian-American is locked in a tight contest, to vote for him.

Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election
Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election

Asia`s football chief threw his support behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s re-election bid Saturday as the 78-year-old looked increasingly certain to win a fifth term.

Nominations seeking Jayalalithaa`s re-election crosses 750

Over 750 nominations were filed at the AIADMK headquarters here by partymen seeking re-nomination of Jayalalithaa as General Secretary, the top post in the party.

BJP for re-election in Delhi: State chief Satish Upadhyay

Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday said he has asked party workers to "gird up their loins" for fresh elections, signalling it will not cobble together the numbers to form a government in the national capital.

Brazil`s President Rousseff launches re-election bid

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid on Saturday, seeking a second four-year term in October polls amid discontent over World Cup costs.

Mahatma Gandhi`s great-grandson not seeking re-election in Kansas

Shanti Gandhi, a great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will not seek re-election to the House of Representatives in the US state of Kansas, citing personal frustration with the legislative process.

Rebels evacuated from Homs, cradle of Syrian uprising

Hundreds of Syrian rebels on Wednesday abandoned their last stronghold in the heart of Homs city, an epicentre of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, handing him a symbolic victory weeks before his likely re-election.

Brazil`s PM Rousseff says she`ll run for re-election

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday she will seek re-election in October, even though some are calling for the return of her popular predecessor president Luiz Inacio Lula.

Algeria`s ailing Bouteflika wins re-election

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power.

Kuldeep Bishnoi to seek re-election from Hisar

Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi will be seeking re-election from the Hisar parliamentary constituency.

Kuldeep Bishnoi to seek re-election from Hisar

Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi will be seeking re-election from the Hisar parliamentary constituency.

Pressure mounts on Bangla PM after walkover re-election

Premier Sheikh Hasina`s Awami League emerged as the strongest party with 232 seats in the 300-seat Parliament it won in the January 5 controversial polls, which was boycotted by the BNP-led 18-party opposition alliance.

Ecuador’s Rafael Correa re-elected President for 3rd term

Ecuadoreans on Sunday re-elected Rafael Correa as their President for another four years by casting more than 50 percent of vote in his favour.

Chavez registers for re-election bid

Venezuela’s cancer stricken President Hugo Chavez has filed the formal paperwork declaring his re-election bid amid growing concerns over his health.

Nicaragua`s Ortega wins landslide re-election

Ortega`s closest rival Fabio Gadea refused to accept the results and accused Ortega of voter fraud.

Nicaragua`s Ortega poised for re-election win

Ortega has overseen a period of economic progress in his five years in power, backed by financial aid from Hugo Chavez.