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First woman elected Mexico City mayor

MEXICO CITY: Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum, according to exit polls. Sheinbaum, 56, won the election to lead North America's largest city with…

Pakistan elected member to UN Human Rights Council

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been elected member to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term 2018-20. Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan secured more than two third majority votes in the election held today…

Najam Sethi elected as PCB Chairman

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) head and journalist Najam Sethi was elected as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a three-year term on Wednesday.  Sethi, 69, will replace Shaharyar Khan, who quit because of health and…

Emmanuel Macron elected French president

PARIS: Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France's landmark presidential election on Sunday, first estimates showed, defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a pivotal vote for the future of the divided country and…

‘Dead man’ elected to office in US county

WASHINGTON: A man who died of cardiac arrest in the US state was elected to office in the coastal San Diego County city more than a month later. Gary Ernst was elected to Oceanside City Treasurer by a six percent margin over challenger…

Shashank Manohar elected new BCCI chief

MUMBAI: Shashank Manohar was unanimously elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday, succeeding veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya who died last month.