Reuven Rivlin, a far-right member of Israel`s ruling Likud party, was today elected as the nation`s 10th President to replace Shimon Peres, ending the "dirtiest" campaign in the history of the Jewish nations` most respected public office.Jun 10, 2014, 18:43 PM IST
Israeli lawmakers today failed to elect a new president to replace Nobel laureate Shimon Peres, forcing a second round of ballot between two front-runners -- Reuven Rivlin and Meir Sheetrit.Jun 10, 2014, 18:05 PM IST
Singapore will elect a new
President on August 27, who will succeed SR Nathan.
DMDK founder Vijayakanth, whose
party bagged 29 seats in the April 13 assembly elections, was
on Saturday elected as his party`s legislature leader.
With the UDF securing a
mandate to rule Kerala, the newly elected Congress MLAs will
meet here tomorrow to decide the next chief minister.
Hinting at a change in the usual
practice of nominating office bearers, Congress leader Rahul
Gandhi on Thursday said the party would now elect its leaders to
encourage the youth to take up various posts.
Kuldeep Sharma was on Friday
elected as the Speaker of Haryana Assembly.
A 30-year-old HIV positive
woman has been elected as a member of the Block Development
Committee (BDC) to draw attention of the government towards
her plight and help her in treatment.
Germany`s Jewish community, which
has grown by leaps and bounds due to immigration from the
former Soviet Union, will Sunday elect its first post-war
leader who is not a survivor of the Holocaust.
The hand-picked candidate
of Brazil`s hugely popular president was poised to replace him
as leader of Latin America`s biggest nation as voters began
casting ballots on Sunday in a runoff election.
Hardline separatist leader Syed
Ali Shah Geelani has been re-elected as the chairman of his
faction of the Hurriyat Conference for the third consecutive
Finland`s parliament on Tuesday
voted to make Mari Kiviniemi, 41, the Nordic country`s second
woman prime minister following the resignation last week of
second-term premier Matti Vanhanen.