Major General Ahmed Naser al-Raisi, inspector general at the United Arab Emirates' interior ministry, was elected for one four-year term.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to continue working well with the new German government during Chancellor Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the country.
Defending champion Lewis Hamilton lost valuable points by finishing fifth after coming in for a late tire change, despite telling his team he wanted to stay on track when still in third.
Hamilton's record-extending 102nd pole saw him finish .13 seconds ahead of Bottas and .33 clear of Max Verstappen's Red Bull.
This season's narrow championship leader led the first session ahead of title rival Max Verstappen and the second from Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, who drove impressively in both.
Although Hamilton won in Sochi to clinch a record-extending 100th F1 win, Verstappen limited the damage by finishing a surprise second as the rain came thundering down.
The statement for resumption of classes from 6 to 12, published on Facebook, did not include girls.
One of three soldiers wounded in an attack on a patrol in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on Saturday died of his injuries in a hospital. Two other soldiers died during the attack.
Taliban in Kabul fired into the air Friday night to celebrate gains on the battlefield in Panjshir province, which still remains under the control of anti-Taliban fighters.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey wants to help Afghanistan, but for that doors need to be opened.
Many fear the Taliban will roll back two decades of gains by women and ethnic minorities while restricting the work of journalists and NGO workers.
Torrential rains in the country have ravaged its infrastructure including homes and bridges.
The bus carrying passengers skidded off the road in western Turkey killing atleast 14 people.
According to the Turkish Defence Ministry, the attack took place Saturday in Euphrates Shield area, which consists of a region between the Turkish border and northern Aleppo
On Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan acknowledged that the Taliban had some ‘discomforts’ over Turkey’s proposed plans for Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Manchester City and Chelsea playing the Champions League final in Istanbul has been complicated by government travel guidance.
Lewis Hamilton: Rio Ferdinand, Boris Johnson, Barcelona and Marc Marquez were among those congratulating the F1 champion on social media.
Lewis Hamilton sent out a warning to the Formula One grid after clinching a record-equalling seventh world title, saying: "I'm only getting started."
Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.PTI Photo
A metro train runs on a railway track amid low visibility due to a cloudy weather, during the winter season in Ghaziabad.PTI Photo
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Germany's Yvonne Li during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP/PTI
Traditional musicians perform during celebrations for the UAE 50th National Day, at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.AP/PTI
A thick layer of haze over city skyline on a cold winter day in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
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