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Argentine president says he'll get Russia vaccine to dispel fears

Buenos Aires - President Alberto Fernandez said Thursday he would be the first person in Argentina to be injected with Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in order to dispel public fears.

Francisco Sagasti sworn in as Peru president

- Peru's 76-year-old new president Francisco Sagasti was sworn in Tuesday at a special session of Congress, tasked with resolving the South American country's crippling political crisis.

Francisco Sagasti sworn in as Peru president: official

- Peru's 76-year-old new president Francisco Sagasti was sworn in Tuesday at a special session of Congress, tasked with resolving the South American country's crippling political crisis.

Peru's President Vizcarra ousted in Congress impeachment vote

- Peru's Congress voted Monday to impeach and oust President Martin Vizcarra over allegations he took kickbacks from developers while serving as a regional governor in 2014.

Hashim Thaci: Kosovo rebel who swapped guns for politics

Pristina - Kosovo's ex-president Hashim Thaci, who was to appear before a war crimes court in The Hague on Monday, is a former rebel commander known as "Snake" who fought for Kosovo's independence and has dominated the young nation's democracy ever since.

Campaigning starts for tense I.Coast presidential vote

Abidjan - Campaigning starts in Ivory Coast Thursday for a tense presidential election, with incumbent Alassane Ouattara seeking a controversial third term and the opposition pushing for a boycott and civil disobedience, sparking fears of violence.

Catching up with Brimstone: CEO and president of Grindhouse Radio Special

Professional wrestler, actor, and radio host Brimstone is the president, CEO, and an on-air talent on Grindhouse Radio. He chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos while quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mohamed bin Zayed: UAE strongman who normalised ties with Israel

Abu Dhabi - Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the first Gulf leader to strike a deal normalising relations with Israel, has long been seen as a strongman who has driven the UAE's rise to diplomatic prominence.

MPs in LGBT flag protest against Polish president

Warsaw - A group of Polish opposition MPs wore the rainbow colours of the LGBT flag in protest against President Andrzej Duda at his swearing in ceremony on Thursday.

Vigdis Finnbogadottir, the world's first elected female president

Reykjav - When Vigdis Finnbogadottir assumed Iceland's presidency on August 1 1980, she made history as the first elected female head of state in the world, and four decades later the 90-year-old remains a role-model to Icelanders.

Queens College President Frank Wu spotlighted in CUNY TV

Flushing - Frank H. Wu was interviewed on CUNY TV about becoming the first Asian-American president of Queens College. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death

Bujumbura - Burundi held an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death

Bujumbura - Burundi convened an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.

Burundi to navigate stormy waters after president's death

Nairobi - The unexpected death of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza plunges the country into uncertainty, opening up the possibility of power struggles in the upper echelons of government.

Son of Mexican ex-president Echeverria kills himself

Cuernavaca - A son of Mexico's former president Luis Echeverria Alvarez, who governed in the 1970s with an iron fist, has killed himself, authorities said Tuesday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he faces further surgery

Bras - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has revealed he is to undergo further abdominal surgery, his fifth since being stabbed on the campaign trail in September 2018."There will be another operation.

Greece elects first woman president for 'new era'

Athens - Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with no party-political allegiance.

Parliament to elect Greece's first woman president

Athens - A trailblazing judge with particular expertise in environmental law and the constitution will become Greece's first female president on Wednesday.

Socialist Sommaruga takes over Swiss presidency

Geneva - Cabinet member Simonetta Sommaruga of the Socialist Party took over the Swiss presidency on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that rotates between leading political parties.

New president sworn in to lead protest-hit Algeria

Alger - Establishment insider Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in Thursday as Algeria's new president, a week after winning elections marred by mass protests and record abstention.

New president sworn in to lead protest-hit Algeria

Alger - Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in as the new president of protest-hit Algeria on Thursday, a week after winning a widely boycotted election.

Trump's doctor dismisses speculation of chest pain

Washington - Donald Trump's doctor on Monday denied reports that the US president had recently suffered chest pain after he attended an unannounced medical checkup in Washington.

Botswana's President Masisi wins hotly-contested election

Gaborone - Incumbent president Mokgweetsi Masisi on Friday won a five-year term in Botswana's elections which saw his ruling party secure more than 51 percent of parliamentary votes, the chief justice said. "Dr.

Embattled Haitian president vague about making life better for his people

Port-au-prince - Haitians fed up with poverty call him corrupt and incompetent and want him to resign, but President Jovenel Moise is evasive about yielding and offers only vague ideas for making things better.

Peru president dissolves parliament, calls fresh elections

- Peru's president dissolved parliament and called for fresh elections Monday, prompting a vote by lawmakers to suspend him, deepening a long-running institutional crisis.

Gabon court refuses to hear petition for tests of Bongo's health

Libreville - Gabon's Court of Appeal on Monday refused to hear a petition for President Ali Bongo Ondima to undergo medical tests to assess his fitness to govern after suffering a stroke almost a year ago.

Meet Andrew McCuiston: President of the Goldfish Swim School Special

Andrew McCuiston, the president of the Goldfish Swim School, chatted with Digital Journal, which helps raise awareness on water safety and drowning prevention.

Bouteflika ally named Algeria's first new president in 20 years

Alger - Algerian lawmakers appointed a regime stalwart as the country's first new president in two decades Tuesday, dismaying protesters seeking sweeping change after the resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algeria MPs elect first new president in 20 years: state TV

Alger - Lawmakers named the speaker of the upper house as Algeria's first new president in two decades Tuesday, state television reported, after the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika following mass protests.

Meet Greg Harris: President and CEO of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Special

Brooklyn - On March 29, Greg Harris, the president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame made the special remarks at the press room of the Class of 2019 induction ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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