Obama plans first presidential trip to Kenya, father`s homeland

Barack Obama will make a long-awaited return to Kenya this July, visiting his father`s homeland for the first time since becoming US president, the White House announced Monday.

Peter Mutharika wins Malawi`s disputed presidential vote: Official

Peter Mutharika, the brother of Malawi`s former leader, was Friday declared winner of the country`s disputed presidential election after garnering 36.4 percent of the votes cast.

Explosion rocks Cairo amid presidential poll

One person was injured and several cars were burnt Tuesday when an explosive device went off near a church in Egypt`s capital Cairo, media reported.

Bill on MCD split sent for Presidential assent

Delhi Government on Friday sent a bill
providing for trifurcation of the MCD to the Union Home
Ministry for Presidential assent.

South Korea to establish presidential body for nuclear safety

The government and ruling GNP agreed to launch a presidential body to coordinate different nuclear agencies to prepare nuclear energy policies and handle emergency situations, officials
said.

Guinea halts presidential run-off

Guinea has halted Sunday`s
presidential run-off after days of violence, as the military
ruler called for fresh regional mediation to prevent the
country heading for a "dead end.

Guinea halts presidential run-off

Guinea has halted Sunday`s
presidential run-off after days of violence, as the military
ruler called for fresh regional mediation to prevent the
country heading for a "dead end.

Nigeria`s ruling party sets date for presidential primaries

Nigeria`s ruling party will hold primaries in mid-October to select its presidential nominees.

Presidential aide released on Karzai`s intervention

A close aide of the Afghan
President was arrested on corruption charges, but released on
the personal intervention of Hamid Karzai.

Tamil party to support Fonseka in Presidential elections

In a major boost to the
Presidential campaign of former top Sri Lankan army general
Sarath Fonseka, the dominant Tamil party, TNA today announced
support to him.

Romanians vote in presidential run-off

Romanians vote today in a run-off to elect their new president, as the country grapples with recession and a deep political crisis which has delayed a
crucial aid package by the IMF.

Zardari decides to surrender key presidential powers to PM

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has decided to surrender his presidential powers related to the dissolution of assemblies and the appointment of services chiefs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.