Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nominated candidate Draupadi Murmu is in the lead for the mainly ceremonial role, with results set to be announced later this week.
Protesters defy tear gas, water cannon and a state of emergency to storm the prime minister's office after the president fled overseas, with the crowd demanding both men step down amid an economic crisis.
Sharif was elected as the country's new prime minister following the weekend ouster of Imran Khan, who resigned his national assembly seat along with most of his party members ahead of the vote.
The opposition cried foul after the speaker of the lower house said that he adjourned the proceedings in order to conform with a longstanding tradition to refrain from carrying out parliamentary business on the first day of a session.
The Israeli president’s recent trip to the UAE served to send a message not only to the Emiratis, but also the wider Arab-Islamic world.
Najla Bouden Romdhane has become the first prime minister in Tunisia and the Arab world as she is expected to fight against a looming crisis in public finances.
Ayman Benabderrahmane, 60, a former central bank governor, replaces Abdelaziz Djerad, who held the post since late 2019 and presented his government’s resignation last week following a parliamentary election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Australian facility will close as an "interim measure" on May 28 – in three days – "in light of the imminent international military withdrawal from Afghanistan."
Palestinians commemorate the day in which tens of thousands of people were forced from their homes during the war that led to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
A few days after announcing snap parliamentary elections for June 20, Pashinyan had declared last month that he would resign in April in an effort to defuse a political crisis sparked by last year's war with Azerbaijan.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is self-isolating at home after testing positive for Covid-19 just two days after he was vaccinated against the disease.
Libya's designated interim PM Abdulhamid Dbeibeh made the statement during his address to the parliament as he urged lawmakers to back his proposed unity government.
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