Inaugurations

Russian police detain a protester at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as the country's president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
May 05, 2018 - 11:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A group that monitors political repression in Russia says more than 1,000 people have been arrested in a day of nationwide protests against the upcoming inauguration of Vladimir Putin for a new six-year term as...
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Armenian president-elect Armen Sarkisian gestures as he speaks during the presidential inauguration ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 9, 2018. Armenia has inaugurated a new president as the country prepares to transition to a system where the president has far less power. (PAN Photo/Davit Hakobyan via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 4:33 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's new president was sworn into office Monday as the country prepares to transition to a system where the president has far less power. President Armen Sarkisian promised to work for improvements in the justice system and the fight against corruption. Armenian voters...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, opposition politician Miguna Miguna, center, raises his fist as a gesture to the crowd as he stands next to opposition leader Raila Odinga, center right, and politician James Orengo, far right, as Odinga holds an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. Miguna said Wednesday, March 28, 2018 that he is detained in a toilet at the country's main airport after he refused an attempt to deport him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
March 28, 2018 - 8:40 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tweeting from what he called "Toilet at Terminal 2," a Kenyan opposition politician said Wednesday he was still detained in the "filthy" facilities at the country's main airport after he refused an attempt to deport him. Authorities should be punished for disregarding a High...
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In this Feb. 5, 2018 photo, first lady Melania Trump listens as she meets with personnel at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, in Cincinnati. Melania Trump has cut ties with an adviser whose firm was paid $26 million to help plan the president’s inauguration. Mrs. Trump’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirms Tuesday that the first lady’s office has “severed the gratuitous services contract” it had with Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 27, 2018 - 10:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has cut ties with an adviser whose firm was paid $26 million to help plan the president's inauguration. Mrs. Trump's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirms Tuesday that the first lady's office has "severed the gratuitous services contract" it had with Stephanie...
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February 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Eleven western envoys, including those from the United States and Britain, urged Kenya's opposition leader Sunday to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's legitimately elected leader. The diplomats said Raila Odinga needs to accept Kenyatta's presidency "as the...
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FILE - In this photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, opposition politician Miguna Miguna, center, raises his fist as a gesture to the crowd as he stands next to opposition leader Raila Odinga, center-right, and politician James Orengo, far right, as Odinga holds an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's government said Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 that it had deported Miguna to Canada, despite a judge's order requiring him to be produced in court Wednesday, after he was arrested for witnessing the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
February 07, 2018 - 10:19 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's government said Wednesday it had deported a politician arrested for witnessing the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president," an event it calls treason, as fears grew that East Africa's most stable democracy is becoming...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Eight nations will compete in the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London's Olympic Stadium on July 14-15. The competition, featuring all track and field events up to and including the 1,500 meters, will be between the United States, Britain, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica...
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In this Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama, flanked by President Barack Obama and then President-elect Donald Trump, greets Melania Trump at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 01, 2018 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama says there was "a lovely frame" in the Tiffany-blue box Melania Trump delivered on inauguration day. But the formal exchange on the day President Donald Trump took the oath of office was a little awkward, Mrs. Obama told Ellen DeGeneres in remarks...
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Former Kenyan vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, second left, stands outside his home to address journalists, in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Musyoka said Wednesday gunshots were fired at his home and a grenade detonated in what he described as “an assassination attempt.” (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
January 31, 2018 - 10:56 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said Wednesday that gunshots and a grenade were fired at his home in what he called "an assassination attempt," as a government shutdown of the top three TV stations continued the day after the mock inauguration of opposition leader...
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Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, one wearing a mask, attend a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Odinga was sworn-in as "the people's president" during a mock "inauguration", in protest of President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term following the divisive 2017 election, and despite the government's warning that the event would be considered treason. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
January 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the mock inauguration of Kenya's opposition leader (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The lawyer for the man in judicial dress who stood by Kenya's opposition leader during a mock inauguration says he has been arrested. Peter Kaluma says opposition legislator and...
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