Indian-origin mathematician elected new president of ICSU

Daya Reddy, an Indian-origin South African mathematician has been elected as the new president of the International Council for Science (ICSU).

Carlo Tavecchio elected new Italian FIGC president

Carlo Tavecchio was elected the new president of the Italian football federation (FIGC) after beating his only rival Demetrio Albertini in the third round of balloting.

Iraqi PM to file complaint against new president

Iraq`s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says he will file a legal complaint against the country`s new president for committing "a clear constitutional violation."

Preparing Egyptians for austerity, Sisi cuts own pay

Egypt`s new president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged on Tuesday to give up half his salary and property and called on the Egyptian people to make similar sacrifices in a bid to prepare the public for a period of painful economic austerity.

East Ukraine clashes must end this week: Poroshenko

Ukraine`s newly elected President Petro Poroshenko has said that the ongoing violence in the eastern regions of the country should end by this week, media reported Monday.

No reconciliation for inciting violence in Egypt, says President Sisi

Egypt`s former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who was sworn-in as president, said there will be no reconciliation with anyone who "committed crimes or incited violence" against civilians, media reported Monday.

Ethiopia parliament elects Mulatu Teshome as new president

Ethiopia`s parliament elected Mulatu Teshome to be the country`s new president on Monday, for a six-year term in a largely symbolic and ceremonial post.

Kyrgyzstan swears in new President

Almazbek Atambayev was sworn in as head of state in a ceremony in Bishkek, amid tight security across the country.

Vietnam announces new President amid China rift

Vietnam is a one-party system that does not tolerate any challenge to its rule.

Komorowski to be inaugurated as Polish president

Early polls were called in Poland after former president died in plane crash.

Christian Wulff sworn in as Germany`s new President

Christian Wulff, was sworn in as
Germany`s 10th President on Friday.

Earthquake-rattled Chile to swear in new president

Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera takes office as Chile`s new president on Thursday, tasked with rebuilding the country after one of the worst earthquakes ever recorded killed hundreds of people less than two weeks ago.

Croatia inaugurates new president today

European Union aspirant Croatia will inaugurate its new president, leftwing intellectual Ivo Josipovic, in a ceremony in Zagreb on Thursday.

Porfirio Lobo inaugurated as Honduras` new President

Porfirio Lobo was inaugurated as Honduras` new president on Wednesday.