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Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, Russian hardware, elections

As West turns on him, Venezuela’s Maduro flexes military muscle

01 January, 2019 3:21 pm 3:21 pm

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections. Maduro, 56, is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after opposition leader … Read More

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Asian shares fall on trade, Fed rate hike fears, pound hits 2-week top

11 November, 2018 9:49 am 9:49 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks were hammered on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-US trade war dented risk sentiment, while sterling jumped to two-week highs on hopes of an orderly Brexit. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS stumbled more than 1 percent … Read More

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PTI’s Shaukat Yousafzai wins Shangla PK-23 by-poll

09 September, 2018 8:04 pm 8:04 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Shaukat Yousafzai of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the by-election to PK-23 Shangla with 42,116 votes on Monday, according to the unofficial results. Muhammad Rashad Khan of the PML-N was the runner-up with 22,315 votes. One hundred and thirty-five polling stations had been established across the constituency. The results of PK-23 … Read More

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Public mandate looted in elections, says MMA chief Fazlur Rahman

07 July, 2018 11:59 pm 11:59 pm

DERA ISMAIL KHAN (92 News) – MMA chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman has said that the public mandate was looted in the elections. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, he said that they will launch a movement for annulment of the elections. “We are not talking about opening a constituency. We do not accept the complete … Read More

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Elections were 100pc transparent, claims CEC Sardar Raza Khan

07 July, 2018 4:49 am 4:49 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan has congratulated the nation on the successful conduct of general elections 2018. Addressing a press conference, he said that the technical system was introduced first time and the results were delayed for two hours due to a glitch. He said that the … Read More

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PTI leading in 119 constituencies of NA, PML-N in 61 & PPP in 35

07 July, 2018 3:40 am 3:40 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) is leading the elections in 119 constituencies of the National Assembly followed by the PML-N in 61, while the PPP is leading in 35 constituencies. According to preliminary and unofficial results, independent candidates are leading in 19 constituencies, while 12 candidates belonging to the MMA are also … Read More

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Tehreek-e-Labaik chief Allama Khadim Rizvi says it’s selection, not elect...

07 July, 2018 3:19 am 3:19 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Tehreek-e-Labaik chief Allama Khadim Rizvi categorically rejected the election results. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, he said that it is a conspiracy to corner the Tehreek-e-Labaik. “It is selection, not election. Why was billions of rupees wasted if it was selection,” he said. Allama Khadim said that the theft of … Read More

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Kamran Tessori announces to withdraw from elections

07 July, 2018 6:07 pm 6:07 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Kamran Tessori has withdrawn from the electoral race. Addressing a press conference on Monday, Tessori said that the Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi had the authority to choose MQM-P candidates. “The responsibility for the results will be on him,” he said. Tessori said he had no ideological differences with … Read More

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Elections’ transparency has become controversial: Shahid Abbasi

07 July, 2018 10:55 pm 10:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the nation cannot make progress where the media is not free. Addressing a corner meeting on Wednesday, he said that only the PML-N could resolve the problems of the masses. “Imran Khan is hankering after the assembly whom he cursed. We should … Read More

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Bilawal urges PML-N not to boycott elections, leave decision to masses

07 July, 2018 5:52 pm 5:52 pm

SAKRAND (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has urged the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) not to boycott the elections. Addressing a gathering on Wednesday, he said that the PML-N should participate in the elections and leave the decision to the masses. “No one can win the elections through rigging and bullying. There is … Read More

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Such verdicts have made elections controversial: Shahid Abbasi

06 June, 2018 9:05 pm 9:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, reacting to his disqualification, has said that such verdicts have made the elections controversial. In 92 News Program ‘Ho Kaya Raha Hay’, he said that the boycott is not in the interest of the country. “I will also say him a corrupt politician if he … Read More

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Elections should be fair, arrests are not good: Nawaz Sharif

06 June, 2018 10:23 pm 10:23 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the elections should be fair and the arrests are not good. Talking to the media in London on Tuesday, he said that the country and the nation suffered a loss whenever pre-poll rigging was done. He said that all eyes across the world … Read More

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FATA people continue protest, threaten to march towards ECP office

06 June, 2018 2:48 pm 2:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The protest of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) leaders has entered the seventh day. They once again demanded that general elections should be delayed. The leaders said that the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan is injustice with them. The protesters demanded that general elections should be held on National Assembly … Read More

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Awarded tickets to those who know how to contest elections: Imran

06 June, 2018 10:16 pm 10:16 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PTI leader Imran Khan has said that the tickets are being awarded to such people who know how to contest the elections. Addressing the PTI workers outside Bani Gala on Friday, he said that he has not given the ticket to his relative. “Tickets are being awarded on merit. We will … Read More

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Army personnel to guard polling stations across Pakistan: ECP

06 June, 2018 1:20 pm 1:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Army personnel would be deployed both inside and outside polling stations to ensure security during the upcoming general elections 2018. This was decided at a high level meeting to finalize security arrangements for general elections held at the (ECP) in Islamabad. Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan is … Read More

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