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19 line up for Guinea-Bissau presidential vote

19 line up for Guinea-Bissau presidential vote

Nineteen candidates, including incumbent Jose Mario Vaz, have filed applications to contest upcoming presidential elections in the crisis-ridden West African state of Guinea-Bissau ...

Two Indian states to hold elections in October

Two Indian states to hold elections in October

Two Indian states will go to the polls in October, the election commissioner said on Saturday, in a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after he won a clear mandate in a general election in May.

Thousands of Russians rally to demand free elections

Thousands of Russians rally to demand free elections

Thousands of Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital's city legislature on Sept. 8, defying a ban which has been enforced with violent detentions ...

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Russian political opposition supporters held vigils across Moscow on Saturday to call for releasing political prisoners and for free elections, after they were banned from holding a rally.

More than 270 died from overwork-related illnesses in Indonesia elections

More than 270 died from overwork-related illnesses in Indonesia elections

Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of ballot papers by hand ...

Sixth CMC elections see 50% voter turnout

Sixth CMC elections see 50% voter turnout

The sixth edition of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) election, held on Tuesday, saw 13,334 voters or 50.1% of a total 26,640 Qatari voters taking part to elect representatives in 25 constituencies.

Elections to sixth CMC to be held on Tuesday

Elections to sixth CMC to be held on Tuesday

Qatari voters will head to the polls to elect their representatives to the sixth Central Municipal Council.

Vote count confirms comic's lead in Ukraine elections

Vote count confirms comic's lead in Ukraine elections

A comedian with no political experience raced ahead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, offering a fresh face to voters fed up with entrenched corruption in a country ...

Voting begins in Turkey's local elections

Voting begins in Turkey's local elections

Voting in Turkey's local elections began on Sunday, with 57 million registered voters expected to cast their ballots in the country's 81 provinces.

Tens of thousands in Madrid call for new elections, protest president

Tens of thousands in Madrid call for new elections, protest president

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the Spanish capital Madrid on Sunday to call for national unity and protest against the socialist minority government of Pedro Sanchez.

UN chief lauds Africa for elections, peace deals, refugee treatment

UN chief lauds Africa for elections, peace deals, refugee treatment

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres overlooked refugee abuses and disputed polls across Africa on Sunday as he heaped praise on the continent for recent elections, peace deals and the treatment of refugees ...

Facebook tightens paid ads rules ahead of EU elections

Facebook tightens paid ads rules ahead of EU elections

Facebook said on Monday it will strengthen its rules and safeguards around political adverts to prevent foreign interference in elections, including those in Europe this year.