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."
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.