Reuven Rivlin elected Israel`s new President

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.

Israel to elect new president

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.

Singapore to elect new President on August 27

Singapore will elect a new
President on August 27, who will succeed SR Nathan.

Vijayakanth elected DMDK legislature party leader

DMDK founder Vijayakanth, whose
party bagged 29 seats in the April 13 assembly elections, was
on Saturday elected as his party`s legislature leader.

Congress MLAs to elect leader in Kerala tomorrow

With the UDF securing a
mandate to rule Kerala, the newly elected Congress MLAs will
meet here tomorrow to decide the next chief minister.

Members to be elected to party posts to encourage youth: Rahul

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 elected as Speaker of Haryana Assembly

Kuldeep Sharma was on Friday
elected as the Speaker of Haryana Assembly.

HIV +ve woman elected as BDC member

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.

German Jews to elect leader from post-holocaust generation

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.

Brazil`s Rousseff poised to take presidency

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.

Geelani re-elected Hurriyat Conference chairman

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
three-year term.

Finnish parliament elects Mari Kiviniemi Prime Minister

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.

IAEA board elects new chairman

The UN atomic watchdog`s board of
governors elected on Friday a new chairman as new controversy
raged over Iran`s disputed nuclear drive.