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Trump puts pressure on authorities to develop vaccine before election

Trump puts pressure on authorities to develop vaccine before election

US President Donald Trump put pressure on the authorities to develop and approve a vaccine for the novel coronavirus in a tweet on Saturday.

3,000 protesters detained as Belarus hands Lukashenko landslide win

3,000 protesters detained as Belarus hands Lukashenko landslide win

Belarusian authorities have detained about 3,000 people at protests throughout the country, the Interior Ministry said in comments carried by Russian media on Monday ...

Trump raises possibility of delaying 2020 presidential election

Trump raises possibility of delaying 2020 presidential election

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that the November presidential election might have to be delayed, citing unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting could result in fraud.

Poland votes in tight presidential election

Poland votes in tight presidential election

Poles began voting on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election between a populist incumbent closely allied with US President Donald Trump and a europhile liberal who wants to restore ties with Brussels.

Iceland president set for landslide election win

Iceland president set for landslide election win

Iceland votes in a presidential election on Saturday, the second European country to hold polls since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted, with incumbent Gudni Johannesson widely expected to win ...

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results announced Tuesday, lining him up to become the man negotiating with the Taliban ...

Azerbaijan police detain opposition leaders, block protest against election result

Azerbaijan police detain opposition leaders, block protest against election result

Police in Azerbaijan detained three opposition party leaders and more than 100 activists on Sunday before they were due to take part in a protest against the results ...

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Irish officials started counting votes on Sunday in a general election forecast to put prime minister Leo Varadkar's party in a historic three-way tie after a surge from republican party Sinn Fein.

New Zealand PM Ardern calls Sept 19 election, faces tight race

New Zealand PM Ardern calls Sept 19 election, faces tight race

New Zealanders will go to polls on September 19 to decide on a second term for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and also to vote in referendums on the divisive issues of legalising cannabis and euthanasia.

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez on Friday said she would stand in the May 3 presidential election, which comes after the resignation of Evo Morales in November.

Irish PM Varadkar seeks snap election on February 8

Irish PM Varadkar seeks snap election on February 8

Ireland is set to hold a snap election on February 8 after Prime Minister Leo Varadkar announced Tuesday he was seeking a dissolution of parliament from President Michael D Higgins.

Afghanistan's Ghani wins 2nd term, preliminary election results show

Afghanistan's Ghani wins 2nd term, preliminary election results show

Afghanistan's incumbent President, Ashraf Ghani, won a slim majority of votes in a Sept. 28 election, delayed preliminary results showed on Sunday, in a poll that plunged the country into political uncertainty.