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Wounded Kharkiv mayor flown to Israel for treatment
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.

Wounded Kharkiv mayor flown to Israel for treatment
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.

Miami mayor defends Beckham stadium plan
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.

Toronto mayor votes against Mandela street honor
Socialist Anne Hidalgo to be first female mayor of Paris
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.

Socialist Anne Hidalgo to be first female mayor of Paris
Venezuelan intelligence arrests opposition mayor
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.

Venezuelan intelligence arrests opposition mayor
Remove children from radical Muslim parents: London mayor
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.

Remove children from radical Muslim parents: London mayor
NYC mayor in hot water on dangerous driving
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.

NYC mayor in hot water on dangerous driving
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.

Toronto 'crack mayor' caught out on new video
Tokyo dismisses fresh setback in bid to relocate US air base
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.

Tokyo dismisses fresh setback in bid to relocate US air base
Sarajevo's legendary shoe-shiner dies
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.

Sarajevo's legendary shoe-shiner dies
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.

NYC first daughter confesses to drug, alcohol abuse
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.

Toronto mayor may have tried to buy crack video
Water mark: Los Angeles fetes 100 years of aqueduct
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.

Water mark: Los Angeles fetes 100 years of aqueduct
New York ends Bloomberg era, elects liberal de Blasio as mayor
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.

New York ends Bloomberg era, elects liberal de Blasio as mayor
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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.

Kazakhstan Mayor wants American owner to sell Ridder Thermal Plant to Samsung
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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.

Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor who transformed New York
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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.

Mayor of Chinese city of Nanjing fired for corruption
De Blasio wins New York mayoral primary for Democrats
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.

De Blasio wins New York mayoral primary for Democrats
Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, Navalny vows protests
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.

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, Navalny vows protests
Moscow polls expose growing xenophobia in Russia
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.

Moscow polls expose growing xenophobia in Russia