Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Sunday that he will not run for a second term in the forthcoming presidential elections in August.
Plenty of fresh challenges lie ahead as President Barack Obama and his team begin the first working day of the second term on Tuesday.
Unlike in 2009, Barack Obama`s inauguration for a second term at the White House has failed to enthuse weary Americans, who are facing a litany of challenges, including economic woes, according to a new poll.
Barack Obama was sworn in for the second time as millions of supporters gathered to witness the occasion.
The 192-nation UN General
Assembly has voted unanimously to elect Ban Ki-moon for a
second five-year term as the global body`s secretary-general.
Egypt`s UN Ambassador Maged Abdelaziz said that he knew of no opposition to Ban.
Medvedev is pushing to seek a 2nd term in office against the wishes of powerful PM Vladimir Putin.
Main opposition Democratic Progressive Party will name candidate next month.
Hillary Clinton has said she
planned to stay on as Secretary of State into US President Barack Obama`s second term.
The Democratic Alliance of
Nagaland (DAN) government, headed by Chief Minister Neiphiu
Rio, has completed three years of its second term in office.
Over 1,000 local, foreign dignitaries are due to attend ceremony in Colombo.
US President is instead trying to "keep on pushing" the economy to grow.
In the year since his re-election, President Ahmadinejad has led Iran to the brink of UN sanctions.
Austria re-elected Social Democrat Heinz Fischer to the largely ceremonial post of President on Sunday in an election that underscored the far right`s failure to win over conservative voters.
Austrian President Heinz Fischer was expected to win a second term in elections on Sunday, but all eyes were on how well a far-right politician who has challenged the country`s anti-Nazi law will do.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said he may run for a second term in office when elections are held in 2012.
About 52 per cent Americans believe that US President Barack Obama does not deserve a second term in office, when the country goes to presidential elections in 2012, according to a poll.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she would not serve a full eight years if President Barack Obama wins another term, hoping eventually to retire to writing and teaching.
Day in Pics: 1st October
Showbiz World - October 1, 2014
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