Sepp Blatter on Tuesday listened as his rivals for the FIFA presidency accused his leadership of being authoritarian, not spending enough of its wealth and tarnishing the world body`s image.
Liberia said Friday it was lifting nationwide curfews and re-opening borders shut last year at the height of the Ebola crisis, after the retreat of an epidemic that has killed thousands.
The former head of France's right-wing UMP party was charged on Tuesday with "abuse of confidence" over a campaign finance scandal dating back to Nicolas Sarkozy's run for the presidency in 2012.
David Ginola`s unlikely bid for the FIFA presidency appeared to end on Thursday when his campaign website said all financial donations would be returned.
Francois Hollande vowed Thursday he would not stand again for the French presidency in 2017 if he had not managed to live up to his promise to bring down unemployment by then.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi put her political future in the hands of the people of Myanmar on Monday, saying that a parliamentary panel vote to retain a key constitutional clause was intended to bar her from running for the presidency.
Brazilian judge Joaquim Barbosa, the first black to head the country`s Supreme Court, has resigned from the post after a year and a half, the Senate speaker said Thursday.
Louisiana`s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal referred to himself as an "evangelical Catholic" while addressing Christian conservatives and shared his story of conversion from Hinduism.
Sanchez Ceren, 69, of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), is set to be sworn in for his five-year term on June 1, Chicas said at a press conference.
They are young, bright and speak good English. Russia has trained 25,000 volunteers to work at the upcoming Sochi Games.
A statue of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week, will be erected at the Presidency coming Monday, the South African government announced Thursday.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela`s health has improved but he remains in a critical condition, the Presidency said.
The office of Iraq`s ailing president says he is making progress in a German hospital recovering from a stroke last month.
US President Barack Obama was officially declared winner of November presidential elections as votes of the electoral college were certified by a joint session of Congress.
Ghana’s incumbent President John Mahama was declared winner of the presidential election, the country’s electoral commission announced on Monday.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar Monday led a delegation of party leaders to congratulate President-elect Pranab Mukherjee.
An engineer turned politician, Mohammed Morsi has come a long way to become the first freely elected President of Egypt.
An Egyptian court will hear a suit seeking to prevent Hosni Mubarak`s aides from running for the presidency.
The committee decided to limit presidential terms to two
Eric Cantona, former Manchester United striker, has said he wants to run for the post of France’s president in the 2012 elections, and is trying to gather the necessary signatures for doing so.
Day in Pics: 27th March
Showbiz World - March 27, 2015
Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps