Colombia limits presidents to single term

Colombia's Congress has voted to bar presidents from seeking re-election, a move backed by President Juan Manuel Santos that undoes a law passed by his predecessor and rival Alvaro Uribe.

Togo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe re-elected

Togo`s incumbent President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for another five years in office, preliminary results released on Tuesday showed.

I.Coast`s Ouattara nominated to seek re-election as president

The ruling coalition in Ivory Coast on Saturday nominated incumbent President Alassane Ouattara for re-election in October`s presidential poll as the country seeks to move on from years of political turmoil.

FIFA president Blatter praises Ghana FA chief's CAF re-election
FIFA president Blatter praises Ghana FA chief's CAF re-election

World football's govering body FIFA president Joseph Blatter has congratulated Ghana Football Association (FA) chief Kwesi Nyantakyi on his re-election to serve another term on executive of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF).

My 17 years as president is my manifesto, says Sepp Blatter
My 17 years as president is my manifesto, says Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter will not be publishing a manifesto in his bid for re-election, saying on Friday that he wanted to be judged on his 17 years in charge of soccer`s governing body.

South America to support Sepp Blatter in FIFA election, says source
South America to support Sepp Blatter in FIFA election, says source

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) will support Sepp Blatter’s re-election as FIFA president in May, a CONMEBOL source told Reuters on Tuesday.

Sepp Blatter confirms he has submitted re-election bid
Sepp Blatter confirms he has submitted re-election bid

FIFA President Sepp Blatter confirmed that he had submitted his bid to run for re-election on Thursday, the deadline day for nominations to be handed in.

Thousands march in Brazil against Rousseff, corruption

Around 5,000 demonstrators marched Saturday through downtown Sao Paulo against government corruption and the recent re-election of President Dilma Rousseff.

Putin mulling re-election bid in 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering running for a fourth Kremlin term in 2018, which would see him stay in power until 2024, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday.

George W Bush says dad pondered skipping 2nd term

George HW Bush seriously considered not running for re-election in 1992 even though he loved his job, according to a new book written by his son, former President George W Bush.

Sri Lanka President asks court to rule on seeking third term

 Sri Lanka`s president has asked the top court to rule on whether he can seek a third term after the opposition insisted his snap re-election bid was illegal, officials said Wednesday.

US governors seeking re-election face dissatisfied voters

More than 30 US governors` races will be decided on Tuesday, with more than a dozen considered too close to call and a large number of incumbents struggling to defend their economic policies as they seek to remain in office.

US mid-term polls: Michelle Obama bats for Ami Bera

Hours before the crucial US mid-term polls, Congressman Ami Bera's re-election campaign got a shot in the arm with First Lady Michelle Obama appealing to voters in a California seat, where the Indian-American is locked in a tight contest, to vote for him.

Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election
Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election

Asia`s football chief threw his support behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s re-election bid Saturday as the 78-year-old looked increasingly certain to win a fifth term.

Nominations seeking Jayalalithaa`s re-election crosses 750

Over 750 nominations were filed at the AIADMK headquarters here by partymen seeking re-nomination of Jayalalithaa as General Secretary, the top post in the party.

BJP for re-election in Delhi: State chief Satish Upadhyay

Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday said he has asked party workers to "gird up their loins" for fresh elections, signalling it will not cobble together the numbers to form a government in the national capital.

Brazil`s President Rousseff launches re-election bid

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid on Saturday, seeking a second four-year term in October polls amid discontent over World Cup costs.

Mahatma Gandhi`s great-grandson not seeking re-election in Kansas

Shanti Gandhi, a great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will not seek re-election to the House of Representatives in the US state of Kansas, citing personal frustration with the legislative process.

Rebels evacuated from Homs, cradle of Syrian uprising

Hundreds of Syrian rebels on Wednesday abandoned their last stronghold in the heart of Homs city, an epicentre of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, handing him a symbolic victory weeks before his likely re-election.

Brazil`s PM Rousseff says she`ll run for re-election

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday she will seek re-election in October, even though some are calling for the return of her popular predecessor president Luiz Inacio Lula.