• Mahathir sworn in as world's oldest leader

    Ninety-two-year-old Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as the world’s oldest elected leader after a stunning election win that swept Malaysia’s establishment from power after more than six decades. In a huge political upset, former strongman Mahathir’s opposition alliance broke the grip on power of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which had governed Malaysia uninterrupted since ...
  • President Abdul Hamid

    Abdul Hamid sworn in for second term. President Mohammad Abdul Hamid on Tuesday evening took oath as head of the state for the second consecutive term. Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered his oath of office in presence of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, among other dignitaries, at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban. Prime Minister ...