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Afghanistan, election, violence, left, 85 dead, UN report

Afghanistan election violence left 85 dead, says UN report

10 October, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Violence linked to Afghanistan’s election last month left 85 civilians dead and more than 370 wounded, a United Nations report said on Tuesday. The bulk of the casualties were caused by Taliban fighters, who attacked several polling stations in an attempt to derail the vote. Only a quarter of eligible voters cast … Read More


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Israeli PM Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election

09 September, 2019 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz. The outcome, according to almost complete results published on Wednesday, dealt a new blow to … Read More


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24 die as blast hits Ashraf Ghani’s election rally in Parwan province

09 September, 2019 2:48 pm 2:48 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – An explosion near an election rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani killed 24 people and injured 31 others in Charikar, capital of Parwan province, north of Kabul, health officials said. Ghani had been due to address the rally in Charikar, capital of Parwan province, north of Kabul, when the suspected militant … Read More


MPs back bid to block no-deal Brexit amid election haggling

09 September, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The British parliament on Wednesday voted to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, but he sought an election just weeks before Brexit to free his hands. After wresting control of the parliamentary agenda from Johnson six weeks into his premiership, lawmakers voted 329-300 … Read More


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Johnson threatens election ahead of Brexit battle in parliament

09 September, 2019 12:39 am 12:39 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers on Monday that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union. Johnson’s promise to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with … Read More


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Asifa Bhutto Zardari to step in politics, contest Sindh assembly seat

08 August, 2019 2:51 am 2:51 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Asifa Bhutto Zardari, the youngest daughter of slain PPP chairman Benazir Bhutto and current PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, has decided to contest election from Sindh Assembly seat from Larkana. Stepping into Pakistani politics first time after her three family members, Asifa will contest by-election from PS 11 Larkana after the … Read More


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No horse-trading in Senate Chairman’s election: Sheikh Rasheed

08 August, 2019 10:35 am 10:35 am

SUKKUR (92 News) – Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said no horse-trading is going on in the today’s election for the Senate Chairman and that the election process should be on direct basis. Talking to reporters here on Thursday, the minister recommended amendments in the NAB laws to get officers more empowered. “The NAB … Read More


Rahul Gandhi, offers, quit, Congress, crushing, defeat, election

Rahul Gandhi offers to quit after Congress’ crushing defeat in electi...

05 May, 2019 6:39 pm 6:39 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had been under intense pressure since results … Read More


Modi, begins, talks, new cabinet, election, win

Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win

05 May, 2019 12:44 pm 12:44 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority. Official data from the Election Commission showed Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party had won 296 of the 542 seats up for … Read More


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India votes in penultimate phase of seven-round general election

05 May, 2019 11:20 am 11:20 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Voters in Delhi and elsewhere in India’s north lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with the opposition seeking a united stand to deny Prime Minister Narendra Modi a second term. More than 100 million people across seven states are … Read More


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Germany’s Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent

05 May, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month’s European election. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who last December won a party leadership contest as Merkel – Europe’s … Read More


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US charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012...

05 May, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The US Justice Department announced it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as “Jho Low,” for conspiring to steer illegal foreign campaign funds into the 2012 presidential election. According to the unsealed indictment, between June 2012 and November 2012, Low … Read More


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Survival of 18th amendment depends on new LG system: PM

05 May, 2019 7:09 pm 7:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday termed that the survival of 18th amendment only on the new local government (LG) system. The prime minister said during the conversations with senior journalists in the federal capital. “I do not know, how the rumours regarding presidential system surfaced,” he added. New LG system … Read More


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90pc boycott fourth phase of Indian election drama in IOK

04 April, 2019 3:31 pm 3:31 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, people overwhelmingly boycotted the fourth phase of the Indian parliamentary elections as 90 per cent voters stayed away from the polling process. Not a single vote was cast on 62 polling booths. The polling began at 7am and ended at 4pm for the second phase of the three-phase elections … Read More


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

04 April, 2019 11:27 am 11:27 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illnesses caused by long hours of work counting millions of ballot papers by hand, an official said on Sunday. The April 17 elections were the first time the country of 260 million … Read More