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Wounded Kharkiv mayor flown to Israel for treatment The mayor of Kharkiv, who was left in critical condition after being shot in the back by an unknown assailant, has been flown to Israel for treatment, local officials said.
29 апреля 2014
David Beckham. ©Reuters/Zachary Fagenson Miami mayor defends Beckham stadium plan The mayor of Miami on Friday defended David Beckham's plans to build a state-of-the-art stadium on the city's waterfront, rejecting criticism of the project by a coalition of business groups.
20 апреля 2014
Mayor Rob Ford. ©Reuters/Mark Blinch Toronto mayor votes against Mandela street honor Scandal-plagued Toronto mayor Rob Ford voted against naming a street in honor of Nelson Mandela on Wednesday before later claiming he had cast his ballot in error.
04 апреля 2014
Socialist Anne Hidalgo to be first female mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, a Spanish-born Socialist, will be the first female mayor of Paris after an unexpectedly comfortable win in municipal elections.
31 марта 2014
Venezuelan intelligence arrests opposition mayor Venezuela's intelligence service arrested and charged the opposition mayor of restive San Cristobal, where anti-government protests broke out more than a month ago.
20 марта 2014
Remove children from radical Muslim parents: London mayor Muslim youngsters who are being radicalised by their parents should be treated as child abuse victims and removed from their families.
03 марта 2014
NYC mayor in hot water on dangerous driving New York mayor Bill de Blasio has driven head into accusations of hypocrisy after his SUV repeatedly violated traffic rules two days after he ordered a crackdown on dangerous driving.
22 февраля 2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. ©Reuters/Aaron Harris Toronto 'crack mayor' caught out on new video A new video surfaced Tuesday showing Toronto's scandal-plagued mayor -- who pledged to stay off alcohol after admissions of crack smoking and binge drinking -- in an apparent drunken stupor.
22 января 2014
Tokyo dismisses fresh setback in bid to relocate US air base Japan said Monday it was sticking with plans to relocate a controversial US military base in Okinawa, despite the election of a local politician strongly opposed to the move.
20 января 2014
Sarajevo's legendary shoe-shiner dies Sarajevans paid tribute Tuesday to a legendary shoe-cleaner known as "uncle" Miso, who died at the age of 83 after more than 60 years working on the streets, even during the 1992-1995 war.
08 января 2014
Chiara de Blasio. ©Reuters/Brendan McDermid NYC first daughter confesses to drug, alcohol abuse The teenage daughter of New York's incoming mayor confessed on Christmas Eve to smoking pot and underage drinking in a video aimed at helping others battling depression.
25 декабря 2013
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. ©Reuters/Aaron Harris Toronto mayor may have tried to buy crack video Weeks before the public first became aware of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's crack video, the disgraced politician may have tried to buy it, according to court documents made public Wednesday.
05 декабря 2013
Water mark: Los Angeles fetes 100 years of aqueduct Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday joined descendants of the engineers who brought water to the then sleepy Californian town, marking the 100th anniversary of the transformative project.
07 ноября 2013
New York ends Bloomberg era, elects liberal de Blasio as mayor Voters in New York picked Bill de Blasio to be the city's first Democratic mayor in a generation, in one of a handful of elections seen as having considerable national importance.
06 ноября 2013
© Kazakhstan Mayor wants American owner to sell Ridder Thermal Plant to Samsung Ridder Thermal Plant may be sold to Samsung. The Mayor of Kazakhstan's Ridder town wants the plant to change hands.
04 ноября 2013
©Reuters/Brendan McDermid Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor who transformed New York Billionaire Michael Bloomberg will go down as one of New York's most transformative mayors but he has divided an electorate set to elect his polar opposite.
02 ноября 2013
Ji Jianye. Photo courtesy of Mayor of Chinese city of Nanjing fired for corruption The mayor of the Chinese city of Nanjing has been removed from his post for corruption, state media said Saturday, the latest official to fall foul of a crackdown on graft.
19 октября 2013
De Blasio wins New York mayoral primary for Democrats New York's public advocate Bill De Blasio has won the Democratic mayoral primary, unofficial results showed Tuesday, a springboard to becoming the next mayor of the city.
11 сентября 2013
Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, Navalny vows protests Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday warned of protests after narrowly failing to push Moscow's pro-Kremlin mayor into a run-off in tight elections he claimed were marred by falsifications.
09 сентября 2013
Moscow polls expose growing xenophobia in Russia Bathed in the rosy dusk of late Russian summer, Alexei Navalny paced the stage as thousands of hopeful young Muscovites waved balloons and clapped at his promises to make a stand against corruption.
06 сентября 2013

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