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Facebook voids accounts targeting Moldova pre-election

Facebook voids accounts targeting Moldova pre-election

Facebook Inc said it has removed a number of pages and accounts engaged in ‘inauthentic behaviour’ targeting people in Moldova, where elections will be held later this month.

Spanish PM may call spring ballot as election talk swirls

Spanish PM may call spring ballot as election talk swirls

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is considering calling a snap election for mid-April, news agency EFE said on Monday, as the government scrambles to find the support it needs to get a pivotal vote ...

Facebook boosts political ad transparency ahead of India election

Facebook boosts political ad transparency ahead of India election

Facebook India said Thursday it will run disclaimers on political ads and publish details of sponsors to bring transparency in political advertising ahead of a general election due by May.

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

Six hundred Congolese rebels whose conflict killed several thousand people in the restive Kasai region, have ended their war and surrendered their weapons in a sign of support for new President Felix Tshisekedi ...

Thai king signs decree approving first election since coup

Thai king signs decree approving first election since coup

Thailand's king has issued a royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 coup, with a date for the long-delayed poll expected later Wednesday.

New alliance increases pressure on India's ruling party

New alliance increases pressure on India's ruling party

Two regional parties that were former bitter rivals announced an unlikely alliance Saturday to fight Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party in a looming general election.

Rajoelina announced winner of Madagascar's presidential election

Rajoelina announced winner of Madagascar's presidential election

Former Madagascan leader Andry Rajoelina has been announced the winner of the Indian Ocean island's presidential elections in provisional results released on Thursday.

Bangladesh deploys army troops ahead of general election

Bangladesh deploys army troops ahead of general election

Army troops have fanned out across Bangladesh to ensure next Sunday's elections in the politically volatile South Asian country are carried out peacefully, officials said.

Zimbabwe ruling party okays Mnangagwa re-election bid in 2023

Zimbabwe ruling party okays Mnangagwa re-election bid in 2023

Zimbabwe's ruling party on Saturday gave the go-ahead to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to run for a second five-year term in 2023, all but ending speculation the 76-year-old would step down ...

Two dead, dozens injured in Bangladesh clashes as election nears

Two dead, dozens injured in Bangladesh clashes as election nears

Political clashes in Bangladesh left two campaign workers dead and injured dozens more, police said on Wednesday, as tensions soared before a general election on Dec. 30.

Thailand to hold much-delayed election on February 24

Thailand to hold much-delayed election on February 24

Thailand will hold a much-delayed general election on Feb. 24, 2019, the Election Commission said on Tuesday, after the junta lifted a ban on political activity it imposed after taking power in a coup in 2014.

Bangladesh party says hundreds of supporters held before polls

Bangladesh party says hundreds of supporters held before polls

Bangladesh's opposition party Sunday said nearly 2,000 of its supporters have been arrested on trumped-up charges in a crackdown aimed at derailing its campaign just weeks from a general election.