What Happened on 29 October 2015

Nepal's first female president sworn in

Newly-elected President Bidhya Devi Bhandari was sworn in on Thursday as the first female president of Nepal. Bhandari was administered… Read More.

Iran mulls appointing first female ambassador since 1979

Iran is considering appointing its first female ambassador since 1979, the Iranian students' news agency (ISNA) reported on Thursday.… Read More.

South Korea re-elected to UNHRC

South Korea has been re-elected to serve a fourth term on the UN Human Rights Council… Read More.

Pope rejects anti-Semitism, praises improved Jew-Muslim ties

Pope Francis decried anti-Semitism and praised the progress Christianity has made in its relations with Judaism and Islam since the… Read More.

Italy to deport Tunisia museum attack suspect

A Moroccan national accused by Tunisian authorities of supplying weapons in the Bardo Museum massacre earlier this year will be… Read More.

Chrysler to recall over 58,000 vehicles in China

Chrysler will recall 58,643 of its imported 2011-2015 Dodge Journey SUVs in China after finding fire risks in the vehicles,… Read More.

US House passes two-year budget deal

The US House of Representatives has passed a two-year budget deal that raises federal spending levels and… Read More.

Seven candidates to run for FIFA presidency

The FIFA election committee confirmed on Wednesday that it has received seven candidatures for the presidential election to be held… Read More.