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Xi Jinping is re-elected as China’s president

Xi Jinping is re-elected as China's president

China’s  parliament unanimously re-elected (March 17) Xi Jinping as the country's president. Former top graft-buster (government’s anti corruption crusader) Wang Qishan, a key ally of President Xi Jinping, was also chosen as vice president on the same day. a widely-expected move that nonetheless breaks with convention and underlines Xi's dominant authority.The legislature

Germany: Angela Merkel’s coalition deal

Angela Merkel agreed a deal on February 07, 2017 to form a new coalition government in Germany, more than four months after suffering damaging losses in elections. Mrs Merkel reached an agreement with her former coalition partners, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), after the longest period without an elected government

Maldives Crisis: Politics of vendetta and violation of rule of law

The Maldives has been witnessing a heightening political crisis since February 1 when the Supreme Court delivered a major ruling ordering the release of nine Opposition leaders, including exiled former President Mohamed Nasheed. On February 5, Mr. Yameen declared a state of emergency, citing “security concerns.”  President Abdulla Yameen refused to