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President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador 24 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption Lenin Moreno: “I am a president for all” Ecuador’s new President Lenin Moreno has taken office, pledging to...
26 Ways People Welcomed President Trump To Belgium

26 Ways People Welcomed President Trump To Belgium

Uh, strong language warning… President Trump is in the midst of his first international tour. So far he's met with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Kuwait and Israel. He also met the leaders of Italy, and had his first meeting with Pope Francis in...

Sandro Rosell: Former Barcelona president arrested

Sandro Rosell was Barcelona president from 2010 to 2014 Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has been arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation. A number of other people were also held as police raided nine offices and homes in north-eastern Catalonia....

President Trump lands in Israel ahead of talks

President Donald Trump has landed in Tel Aviv ahead of talks during the second leg of his first foreign tour. The US President will hold separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as he looks to revive...

Iran's moderate president Rouhani wins second term

Iran’s moderate president Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected, according to Iranian state TV. Mr Rouhani won 22.8 million votes in the hard-fought contest, compared to 15.5 million for his main rival Ebrahim Raisi, who came in with 38.9 million votes counted, the...
Brazil president 'not quitting' over allegations

Brazil president 'not quitting' over allegations

Brazil president ‘not quitting’ over allegations 18 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Brazil’s President Michel Temer says he’s not resigning over corruption claims but will fight them in court. This breaking news story is...
Could President Trump be impeached?

Could President Trump be impeached?

Adam Parris-Long, News Reporter Democrats have called for Donald Trump to be impeached over claims he asked former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn’s ties with Russia. The allegations surfaced just...
Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president 14 May 2017 From the section Europe Related Topics France elections 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption Emmanuel Macron will be France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Tight security is in place across Paris...
S Korea's new president 'would visit Pyongyang'

S Korea's new president 'would visit Pyongyang'

South Korea’s new leader says he is willing to visit the North amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions. Left-leaning Moon Jae-in, who was sworn in as president in the capital Seoul, backs engaging diplomatically with the North. But he...
Nigerian president meets freed Chibok girls

Nigerian president meets freed Chibok girls

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has shocked his country by announcing he is heading to London for medical checks. The news came immediately after he met a group of 82 Chibok girls freed from Boko Haram extremists. He has missed three weekly cabinet meetings and he...
France Is Electing A New President Today

France Is Electing A New President Today

Pool / Reuters France is electing a new president on Sunday, with independent centrist Emmanuel Macron the firm favourite in the run-off against the far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen. If the polls are right, as they were in the first round two weeks...
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