Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon announces run for New York governor

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Cynthia Nixon, the US actress who shot to international stardom as tough-talking lawyer Miranda on “Sex and the City,” announced Monday that she is running to become the governor of New York state. The 51-year-old actress announced her candidacy with a two-minute campaign video posted on her Twitter account that showed her at home with her wife and children, riding the subway, dropping her young child off at school and speaking at political events. Nixon is throwing her hat into the ...

Mayor of Libya’s Misrata abducted and killed

Monday, 18 December 2017

The mayor of Libya’s third-largest city Misrata has been killed by unidentified assailants who abducted him as he returned from an official trip overseas, a security source said on Monday. Mohamad Eshtewi’s body was found dumped in the street after he was kidnapped after leaving the airport in the western coastal city late Sunday, the source said. The city hospital said it had received the mayor’s body bearing gunshot wounds. His brother was with him in the car and was wounded ...

Gunmen assassinate mayor of Libya’s biggest port city

Monday, 18 December 2017

Gunmen fatally shot the mayor of Libya’s third-largest city, Misrata, late on Sunday, ambushing his car inside the city, security officials said. The North African oil producer has been in chaos since the 2011 uprising that unseated Muammar Gaddafi, but Misrata, Libya’s biggest port, had been relative peaceful until now. Gunmen chased the car of Mayor Mohamed Eshtewi after he left Misrata airport following his arrival on a plane from Turkey, a security official said, adding it was ...

Nazareth Christmas celebrations will be held as normal, says mayor

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Nazareth, the Israeli Arab city where Jesus is thought to have been raised, will celebrate Christmas as usual, its mayor said, denying the festivities would be curtailed in protest at the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. On Wednesday, a city spokesman said there would be some cuts to the celebrations to protest against President Donald Trump’s decision on Jerusalem that angered Palestinians as well as US allies in the Middle East and the rest of the world. ...

With message of peace, London Mayor Khan crosses border from India to Pakistan

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrived in Lahore on Wednesday via the Wagah border with the message that many Indians wanted good relations with Pakistan, a news report has revealed. According to a Dawn news report, this is the first time a mayor of London has visited Lahore. Khan is on a six-day mission to strengthen cultural and economic ties with the British capital. He had earlier stayed in India for three days where he met politicians and other prominent personalities in Mumbai, Delhi and ...

Mayor signs repeal of New York dancing ban

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

New York's mayor on Monday signed into law the repeal of a 91-year-old piece of legislation that had technically banned dancing in thousands of bars, clubs and restaurants in the city. The city council voted overwhelmingly on October 31 to axe the law, which had come into effect in 1926 during Prohibition and which campaigners decried as racist, saying it was used initially to crack down on Harlem's jazz clubs, where blacks and whites mixed. Campaigners say it was also used historically to ...

Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

London has suffered at the hands of Muslim extremists, while its Muslim citizens’ reputation has been distorted by the crimes of terrorist organizations

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Londoners vote for diverse (co)existence

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

The son of a bus driver who emigrated from Pakistan is entering his new position with a massive mandate

Yossi Mekelberg

Will London elect its first Muslim mayor?

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Sadiq Khan, a candidate from Britain’s main opposition party, leads in opinion polls for the Wednesday election

Three-year-old boy becomes mayor of U.S. town

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Anyone can become mayor of Dorset and a 4-year-old Chicago boy was once mayor

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