South Africa's new President Cyril Ramaphosa is preparing to give his first state of the nation address to a country with high expectations as he vows to curb corruption that flourished under his predecessor.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.
As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on an official visit to Rome, some 150 Kurdish and Italian protesters clash with police officers in front of the Vatican after the demonstrators staged a rally to express their opposition to Turkey's military operation in Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades looked set to cruise to victory in an election runoff against challenger Stavros Malas on Sunday, according to exit polls that showed the conservative winning up to 59.5 percent of the vote.
The attorney general of the Maldives warned the country's Supreme Court on Sunday that a move to unseat the president would be unconstitutional, amid a political crisis that has left the government in chaos since late last week.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has admitted that Kabul would accept talks with certain elements of the Taliban as the government finds itself under mounting public and international pressure to improve security in the wake of recent major acts of terror in the capital.
A leading member of an opposition campaign which was challenging Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in upcoming elections was attacked and wounded outside his home on Saturday, his wife, lawyer, and a campaign spokesman said.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi on Wednesday submitted his nomination documents to Egypt's election commission, a day after a potentially serious challenger was arrested over criminal allegations, including forgery and incitement against the country's military.