Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal was on Tuesday elected President of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal here for a second successive term.
Sepp Blatter`s election win came after a vicious battle against former close ally bin Hammam.
The LDF, which lost power to Congress-led
UDF in Kerala by a wafer-thin majority, saw outgoing Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan and 11 of his cabinet colleagues getting re-elected while three fell by the wayside.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was officially declared the winner of a fourth term in office in a vote that both his challengers and international monitors say was tainted by fraud.
Sonia Gandhi is all set to be
re-elected as the Congress President on September 17.
G Sanjeeva Reddy was on Monday re-elected
as president of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
for another four-year term at its national conference, which
concluded here on Monday.
Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates` Socialists were re-elected for a second term on Sunday but without the absolute parliamentary majority they currently enjoy, sparking fears of instability.
Day in Pics: 17th December
Showbiz World - December 17, 2014
Stardust Awards 2014