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Emomali Rahmon wins Presidential Elections in Tajikistan for fifth time

Emomali Rahmon wins Presidential Elections in Tajikistan for fifth time

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has won Sunday's presidential election, the Central Election Commission of Tajikistan announced.

Presidential election in Tajikistan begins

Presidential election in Tajikistan begins

Presidential election began in Tajikistan on Sunday as 3,375 polling stations opened all over the country at 06:00 local time.

Healthcare, gender gap, key issues in US election

Healthcare, gender gap, key issues in US election

Healthcare has remained one of the key issues that divides Democratic and Republican voters in the US, according to Dr Jeffrey M Stonecash, an expert on political parties.

Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections under shadow of security law

Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections under shadow of security law

Hong Kong's opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates ...

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon began voting Sunday in polls overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Hong Kong protesters aim for big turnout at rare sanctioned march

Hong Kong protesters aim for big turnout at rare sanctioned march

Hong Kong democracy protesters are hoping for huge crowds later Sunday at a rally they have billed as a ‘last chance’ for the city's pro-Beijing leaders in a major test for the six-month-old movement.

Tanzania holds local elections, without opposition

Tanzania holds local elections, without opposition

Tanzania on Sunday held local government elections, viewed as a test case ahead of national polls next year, with the main opposition party boycotting citing violence and intimidation.

Bolivia's Congress authorises new elections without Morales

Bolivia's Congress authorises new elections without Morales

Bolivia's Congress approved a bill Saturday that opens the door to new elections without ex-president Evo Morales, as the caretaker government met with protesters to end weeks of unrest.

White House urges Iraq to hold early elections

White House urges Iraq to hold early elections

The United States urged the Iraqi government to hold early elections and carry out electoral reforms and called for the halt of violence against those participating in the ongoing anti-government protests in the country.

Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from district elections

Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from district elections

Hong Kong's government disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from upcoming district elections on Tuesday, a move likely to sow further discord in a city hit by five months of anti-government unrest.

Argentinians vote in elections expected to sweep left back to power

Argentinians vote in elections expected to sweep left back to power

Argentinians started voting on Sunday in elections expected to oust one of the most high-profile centre-right governments in the region.

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 ...