Volodymyr Zelensky was sworn in as President of Ukraine on Monday (May 20) in the country's parliament.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has been inaugurated as Ukrainian President. He is previously known for his role in a television show in which a schoolteacher accidentally becomes president of Ukraine. In his speech, Zelensky announced plans to dismiss the parliament.
African National Congress supporters have been celebrating victory in South Africa’s general elections, but the party has recorded its worst score since the end of white minority rule 25 years ago.
Egypt's parliament have approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in power until 2030. The reform must still be endorsed in a referendum which, if approved, would lengthen the country's presidential terms to six years including Sisi's current term.
Opposition party Ciudadanos says Quim Torra is a puppet for Puigdemont
A study has unveiled the earnings of leaders and monarchs in key European countries.
It’s thought to be the earliest any incumbent US president has officially declared his re-election campaign.
Many hope new President Cyril Ramaphosa will represent a break from the past.
New President Cyril Ramaphosa’s in-tray is likely to be full as he prepares to tackle South Africa’s economic problems.
Milos Zeman led the first round of Czech Republic presidential elections, but pro-western runner-up Jiri Drahos will be a formidable opponent in the second round vote
Voters in Liberia head to the polls for the second round of the presidential vote
Animatronic doll of US President Donald Trump joins Disney's Hall of Presidents
Initial results in the Honduran presidential election show Salvador Nasralla, a former sportscaster, with the lead.
Khalid Ali becomes to the first to announce challenging President al-Sisi for presidency in 2018
The papers were posted online by the National Archives and Records Administration in compliance with a 1992 law
A fake Trump tombstone at an elementary school has outraged some parents
French President Emmanuel Macron's dog, Nemo, still has some training to do.
Voters are going to the polls on Sunday with incumbent Borut Pahor favourite to win a second term.
The US Virgin Islands is part of the US territory.
Angola's elections body has released final results of the August 23 polls. The ruling MPLA won by 61.07% picking 150 seats in the 220 seater parliament. Joao Lourenco was also declared president-elect
A poll indicates that only 36 percent of French people are satisfied with the actions of their new president.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayotollah Khamenei today gave his backing to Hasan Rouhani as president following the latter’s victory in elections in May
Since he took over from Francios Hollande, Emmanuel Macron has packed in 11 visits to seven countries and met numerous heads of state.
Populist Khaltmaa Battulga owns a Genghis Khan-themed amusement park
The actor appeared to threaten the US President during an appearance at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset
Donald Trump is about to overturn another of Barack Obama's big initiatives: the thaw in relations with Cuba