Fire erupts at Israeli prison holding ex-president

A fire erupted on Sunday at the prison where former Israeli President Moshe Katsav is serving time, but he was not among the 11 people who suffered light injuries, authorities said.

`Forward movement` in resolving crisis over Nasheed: India

India said there was "forward movement" in the resolution of the situation arising out of Mohamed Nasheed remaining holed up in the Indian mission for the tenth day.

Nasheed remains in Indian Mission in Male for fourth day

Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed remained holed up in the Indian Mission here for the fourth day in a row even as the country`s judicial watchdog accused Indian High Commissioner DM Mullay of interfering in judicial process.

Iran ex-president`s family sues radical critic

Four children of an influential ex-Iranian president are suing a radical lawmaker for describing his family as a corrupt "octopus".

I fear for my life: Maldives ex-president Nasheed

The ousted ex-president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed on Thursady, said that he feared for his life but maintained he will fight back.

Iran sentences ex-President`s daughter to jail

The daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was sentenced to jail for anti state propagand.

Ukraine quashes murder charge against ex-President

The murder of the popular journalist became emblematic of the sleaze and violence of post-Soviet Ukraine under Kuchma.

Ukraine ex-president testifies against Tymoshenko

Ukraine`s former president Viktor
Yushchenko gave dramatic testimony on Wednesday against his one-time
premier and fellow Orange Revolution leader Yulia Tymoshenko
in her controversial abuse of power trial.

Honduras drops all charges against ex-President

A Honduran court
has dismissed the last two remaining charges against former
President Manuel Zelaya, removing a key obstacle to his return
to the country.

Costa Rican ex-president found guilty of corruption

Miguel Angel Rodriguez has been found guilty of taking bribes from Alcatel.

Venezuelan ex-president Carlos Andres Perez dies

Carlos Andres Perez governed Venezuela from 1974-79 and again from 1989-93.

Kyrgyz police detain ex-president`s brother

Akhmat Bakiyev was captured in special operation on outskirts of Jalal-Abad.

Kyrgyzstan blames ex-president for orchestrating riots

Kyrgyzstan`s interim government
on Wednesday blamed toppled president Kurmanbek Bakiyev for hiring
"provocateurs" to instigate the deadly riots in the south of
the country.

Iran bars ex-president Khatami from leaving country: website

Iran has barred reformist former
president Mohammad Khatami from leaving the country ahead of a
trip he planned to make to Japan for a nuclear disarmament
conference, a pro-reform website said on Thursday.

Venezuelan ex-President Rafael Caldera dies at 93

Two-time President
Rafael Antonio Caldera, considered one of the founders of
Venezuelan democracy after decades of dictatorship, has died.