Tag Archives: presidential


Ashraf Ghani, majority, Afghanistan, presidential, vote

Ashraf Ghani wins slim majority of Afghanistan presidential vote

12 December, 2019 3:35 pm 3:35 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s incumbent President, Ashraf Ghani, won a slim majority of votes in a September 28 election, delayed preliminary results showed on Sunday, in a poll that plunged the country into political uncertainty. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said the total turnout in the presidential election, which was marred by allegations of massive … Read More


Sri Lanka, ex-defence chief, launches, presidential, campaign, pledges, safer, nation

Sri Lanka ex-defence chief launches presidential campaign, pledges safer na...

10 October, 2019 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday formally launched his presidential campaign, promising strong national security measures if he wins the Nov 16 election in the island nation still reeling from Easter Sunday bombings. Supporters hail Rajapaksa for winning a 26-year war against Tamil Tiger separatists a decade ago under … Read More


Sri Lankan, court, dismisses, challenging, presidential, candidate, Rajapaksa's, citizenship

Sri Lankan court dismisses case challenging presidential candidate Rajapaks...

10 October, 2019 7:22 pm 7:22 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal case challenging presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Nov. 16 poll. The three-judge panel of Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the case that challenged the validity of Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, which he obtained … Read More


‘Selected’ PM wants presidential system, says Bilawal Bhutto

07 July, 2019 9:56 pm 9:56 pm

MOHMAND (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the ‘selected’ prime minister wants to introduce presidential system in the country. Addressing a public meeting on Thursday, he said that the tsunami of inflation has drowned the masses. “What type of the change is it where to live and die are costly?” … Read More


Bilawal, Bhutto, presidential, system, interest, country

Bilawal Bhutto says presidential system not in interest of country

04 April, 2019 8:28 pm 8:28 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto has said that the presidential system is not in the interest of the country. Talking to the media after a meeting of the opposition parties on Friday, he said that all democratic forces will oppose the presidential system. “There is no place for a referendum in the … Read More