Candidate close to establishment wins Singapore presidential race
Former deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam won 70.4% of votes to become Singapore's head of state.
Survey shows Indonesian presidential candidates neck-and-neck
With roughly six months to go before the election, more than 30% of respondents say they could still change their choice.
Singapore names 3 candidates for presidential election
Whomever wins will take over from Singapore's first female president, Halimah Yacob.
Singapore sets presidential election for Sept 1
This year's presidential election in the diverse city-state will be open to all ethnic groups, unlike the last time, in 2017, when the post was controversially reserved for those of Malay ethnicity.
Wan Junaidi elected Dewan Negara president
His appointment took effect on June 18.
Ex-US president Jimmy Carter receiving hospice care at home
Carter is the oldest living former president and a Nobel peace laureate.
Peru's new leader offers early election after six die in protests
President Dina Boluarte was sworn in after former president Pedro Castillo was removed by Congress and arrested for trying to dissolve the legislature while preventing an impeachment vote against him.
Kanye West hints at another presidential run
The rapper ran for president in 2020, but got fewer than 70,000 votes, coming in seventh place.
Trump to announce 2024 presidential bid, top aide confirms
Trump's candidacy will mark his third shot at the presidency, including his loss to Joe Biden in 2020.
Brazil president apologises amid 'paedophilia' row
Fighting for re-election against veteran leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the far-right president has been swept up in a firestorm over his remarks about the underage Venezuelan girls, whom he called 'very pretty'.
Iraq elects new president and premier, ending stalemate
The presidency, traditionally occupied by a Kurd, is a largely ceremonial position, but the vote for Rashid was a key step toward forming a new government, which politicians have failed to do since the election.
Popular governor of Indonesian capital 'prepared' to run for president
With a five-year term as governor coming to a close, Anies Baswedan, has emerged in independent opinion polls as one of the top figures expected to contest the presidential election.