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North Korea says US meddling in inter-Korean affairs could affect election

06 June, 2020 8:55 am 8:55 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Thursday the United States has no standing to comment on inter-Korean affairs, and it is in Washington’s interest to stay quiet if it wants the upcoming presidential election to go smoothly, state media reported. The statement comes after the US State Department said it was disappointed at North … Read More

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka presidential election

11 November, 2019 3:05 pm 3:05 pm

COLOMBO (AFP) – Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago, stormed to victory Sunday in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections seven months after Islamist extremist attacks killed 269 people. The retired lieutenant colonel, nicknamed the “Terminator” by his own family, won 53-54 per cent of the vote, his spokesman … Read More

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US rallies scheduled to demand release of full Mueller report

04 April, 2019 6:41 pm 6:41 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A leading progressive advocacy group plans to hold rallies in Washington and other US cities on Thursday to demand the full release report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election. US Attorney General William Barr, who received the confidential report last month at the close … Read More

Opposition leader Solih tells supporters he won Maldives election

09 September, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

MALE (Reuters) – Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who fought a bitter election campaign against President Abdulla Yameen, said he won presidential vote with a 16 percent margin after 92 percent of the votes had been counted. Provisional results counted in 446 of 472 ballot boxes by 1943 GMT showed the opposition leading by … Read More

Arif Alvi elected 13th President of Pakistan

09 September, 2018 5:04 pm 5:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The ruling party candidate Dr Arif was elected as the 13th President of Pakistan on Tuesday, replacing Mamnoon Hussain whose five-year term expires in September. According to unofficial results, PTI’s Arif Alvi received total 353 electoral votes, while Maulana Fazlur Rahman backed by the PML-N and the MMA got 185 votes. … Read More

Presidential election: ECP officials violates code of conduct

09 September, 2018 3:19 pm 3:19 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The senior officials of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday violated the code of conduct during the presidential election in the Sindh Assembly. As per reports, the mobile phone was used during the polling of presidential election in the Sindh Assembly. 92 News only obtained the footage in which can … Read More

Alvi affirms to become president of Pakistan not a single party

09 September, 2018 11:06 am 11:06 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) nominee for presidential election Dr Arif Alvi has affirmed that he would become president of Pakistan and not that of a single party. Speaking to the journalists before voting, Alvi said he would not become an inactive president and would try to resolve issues like water scarcity, health … Read More

Opp parties fail to field joint candidate for presidential election

09 September, 2018 10:49 am 10:49 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Opposition parties made last-ditch efforts last night to bring a joint candidate for the Presidential Election but again failed to evolve a consensus. PML-N backed Presidential candidate Maulana Fazlur Rehman of JUI-F held meeting with PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari in Islamabad to convince him to withdraw their candidate Aitzaz … Read More

Presidential election: polling underway to elect 13th president

09 September, 2018 12:08 am 12:08 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The polling has been started for the presidential election on Tuesday (today) to choose a new president for next five years. Both houses of the parliament and four provincial assemblies will elect 13th President of Pakistan for next five years. Polling will begin at 10am in the morning and will continue … Read More

BNP’s Mengal to support Arif Alvi in Presidential election

09 September, 2018 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominee for the office of President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi met Balochistan National Party Chairman Akhtar Mengal in Islamabad. Arif Alvi requested BNP for support in presidential election. Sardar Akhtar Mengal has ensured that his party will support Arif Alvi in Presidential Election.

Presidential election to be held tomorrow

09 September, 2018 2:58 pm 2:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Presidential election will be held on Tuesday (tomorrow) to choose a new president for next five years. The contesting candidates include Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Dr Arif Alvi, Pakistan Muslim League-N and other opposition parties backed Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan of Pakistan Peoples’ Party. The chief election commissioner has asked … Read More

Presidential election to be held on Sep 4

08 August, 2018 2:54 pm 2:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Upcoming Presidential elections will be held by secret balloting on Tuesday (September 4). In this regard, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) chief election commissioner has asked presiding officers to ensure secrecy of ballot. Members of Senate, National and all provincial assemblies will not be allowed to carry out mobile phones … Read More

Maulana Fazlur Rahman hopeful of winning presidential election

08 August, 2018 6:58 pm 6:58 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman has expressed hope that the opposition will win the presidential election. Talking to the media with GDA chief Pir Sadruddin Rashadi at Kingri House on Wednesday, he said that they will strengthen the country and the Federation. He said that he had come to get prayers … Read More

ECP accepts all three candidates’ nominations for presidential electi...

08 August, 2018 11:51 am 11:51 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza scrutinized nomination papers of all three presidential candidates in Islamabad on Wednesday. There are three candidates in the race to become the president as the PTI has fielded Dr Arif Alvi while the PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan and … Read More

Fazlur Rehman to meet GDA head Pir Pagara, MQM leaders

08 August, 2018 8:10 am 8:10 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Maulana Fazlur Rahman, candidate for presidential election from grand alliance of opposition parties except PPP, will meet GDA head Pir Pagara and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders ahead of the presidential election. Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) spokesperson Allama Owais Noorani said the JUI-F chief will meet GDA head Pir Pagara Sibghatullah Shah … Read More