THIRD TERM

  • Germany: Angela Merkel begins third term as chancellor December 18, 2013

    Angela Merkel was elected to a third term as chancellor in a vote in the German lower house of parliament on Tuesday, paving the way for her new government to formally take power after months of coalition talks. Her rightleft government, which includes the rival Social Democrats (SPD), faces a host...
  • Sharad Yadav to get third term as JD(U) chief April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sharad Yadav is all set to score a hattrick as JD(U) President as the party prepares for the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for 2014. Yadav is the only candidate to have filed nomination for the party chief's election scheduled on April 14 and his continuation at the helm...
  • Giles Clarke chosen as ECB chairman, again March 20, 2012

    London: Giles Clarke will serve a third term as chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board after being reelected. The 58yearold Clarke was nominated unopposed by the ECB's 41 members to remain in the role until 2015. England have risen to the top of the test rankings under Clarke, who succeeded...
  • Benazir under house arrest for a week November 12, 2007

    Islamabad: Just a day before she was to lead a rally from Lahore to Islamabad, Benazir Bhutto has been served detention orders and is to be under house arrest in Lahore for a week. Benazir had toughened her stand on Monday, and had ruled out further talks with President Pervez...