Stories tagged: President
Sat., March 17, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
Xi Jinping reappointed China’s president with no term limits
China’s rubber-stamp legislature on Saturday unanimously approved the reappointment of Xi Jinping as president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
Peru’s congress approves impeachment trial against president
Peru’s congress has voted by a wide margin to reopen impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, thrusting the Andean nation into renewed political turmoil as it prepares to host …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Trump reaches deal with Boeing on new presidential planes
President Donald Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing to provide the next generation of presidential aircraft, the White House says.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s new president
Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday was sworn in as South Africa’s new president after the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the storied African National Congress to its weakest point …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
South African ruling party leaders meet amid Zuma limbo
A key committee of South Africa’s ruling ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday as the nation awaits word on whether President Jacob Zuma will resign soon because of …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Azerbaijan’s leader calls snap presidential vote
BAKU, Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan’s president on Monday called a snap presidential election in the ex-Soviet nation. Ilham Aliyev, who has ruled the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation since 2003, was to …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
Maldives declares emergency, soldiers reportedly storm court
The Maldives government declared a 15-day state of emergency Monday as the political crisis deepened in the Indian Ocean nation amid an increasingly bitter standoff between the president and the …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
Current, former presidents at odds in Ecuador referendum
Ecuadoreans have voted overwhelmingly to limit presidents to two terms in a nationwide referendum that is seen as a critical test of former President Rafael Correa’s enduring political strength.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Cyprus president re-elected, defeats same opponent again
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades vowed to push on with attempts to reunify the ethnically divided island nation and to improve the economic fortunes of its people after he was re-elected …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
Sony taps CFO Yoshida as new president, replacing Hirai
Sony Corp. named Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida as its new president and CEO on Friday, replacing Kazuo Hirai, who led a turnaround at the Japanese electronics and entertainment company …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
Conviction against Brazil’s da Silva upheld, appeal expected
An appellate court on Wednesday delivered a significant blow to Brazil’s ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, unanimously upholding a graft conviction against him and even adding years to his …
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
South Africa ruling party deciding if Zuma should step down
South Africa’s ruling party said Monday it is considering whether to order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president
The 93-year-old former heart surgeon named Tuesday as the new president of the Mormon Church signaled his intention to make few changes in policy regarding the role of women and …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns
President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam Friday as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 12:01 p.m.
South Africa’s Zuma to set up inquiry into graft claims
South Africa’s president said Tuesday he is appointing a commission of inquiry to look into corruption allegations that have led to calls for his ouster and weakened the ruling party, …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
University of Montana President Seth Bodnar takes the reins
Incoming University of Montana President Seth Bodnar faces a number of challenges as he takes the helm.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Montana tribe votes to reinstate ousted president
Montana’s Northern Cheyenne Tribe has narrowly voted to re-elect the tribal president who was ousted by the tribal council in October.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Ugandan leader signs bill removing presidential age limit
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill that removes a presidential age limit from the constitution and allows him to run for election again, deputy spokeswoman Linda …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Peru’s president grants medical pardon for jailed Fujimori
Peru’s president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Peru’s president makes forceful plea against impeachment
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made a forceful plea to lawmakers Thursday, insisting he had no involvement in payments by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to his private consulting firm and …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Conservative Pinera wins another turn as Chile’s president
Former President Sebastian Pinera’s resounding victory in a presidential runoff election swings Chile back to the right and highlights the increasing number of conservative leaders who have won power in …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Honduras president declared election winner; unrest persists
President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the winner of Honduras’ disputed election, but that did little to quell unrest from weeks of uncertainty as challenger Salvador Nasralla called for more …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
Officials: Presidential hopeful arrives in Egypt from UAE
An Egyptian presidential hopeful living in the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday, airport officials said, just days after he announced his plans to run for president in …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Christine M. Flowers: Trump’s tweets were un-Christian
The president of a country that has millions of Muslims who serve honorably in our armed services, who obey our laws and who honor our flag should not be tweeting …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
MultiCare Health System names Mueller as new Rockwood Clinic president
MultiCare Health System has chosen Bryan Mueller as the new president of Rockwood Clinic. Mueller will start at Rockwood on Feb. 5. He’s currently the chief operating officer of Swedish …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Bolivia’s top court gives president green light to run again
Bolivia’s highest court cleared the way Tuesday for President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019 despite voters’ rejection of such a move in a referendum last …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
President vows to unite Kenyans but deadly clashes continue
President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed at his inauguration Tuesday to unite Kenyans after months of election turmoil, but violence flared anew as police shot dead at least three people, including a …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
‘We dare not squander the moment’: Zimbabwe’s new leader
Zimbabweans must set aside “poisoned” politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Honduras president seeks second term despite constitutional ban
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez appears likely to win a second term on Sunday as well as bolstering the strength of his conservative National Party across the board.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy
President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether “this horror show” …