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Millions apply to vote in British election ahead of Tuesday’s deadlin...

11 November, 2019 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 2 million under-35s have applied to vote in Britain’s Dec. 12 election since the poll was called just four weeks ago, government data showed ahead of Tuesday’s registration deadline. The outcome of next month’s election, which will determine how, when and even whether Britain leaves the European Union, remains uncertain. … Read More


Sri Lankans vote for a new president to heal divisions

11 November, 2019 2:44 pm 2:44 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankans trickled into polling centres early on Saturday to choose a new president for the island-nation still struggling to recover from Easter Sunday attacks on hotels and churches that have heavily weighed on its tourism-dependent economy. Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who oversaw the military defeat of Tamil separatists 10 years … Read More


Johnson faces perilous Brexit ratification after Brexit deal vote blocked

10 October, 2019 8:50 pm 8:50 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday. With just 10 days left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on Oct. 31, the divorce is again … Read More


Brexit, knife edge, PM Johnson, stakes, 'Super Saturday', vote

Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday...

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

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament. In one of the most striking flourishes of the three-year Brexit drama, Johnson confounded his opponents … Read More


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Tunisians vote for new parliament at tough economic moment

10 October, 2019 3:07 pm 3:07 pm

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisians began voting on Sunday for a parliament that must address chronic economic problems at a moment when political newcomers are mounting a challenge to the established parties. Voters queued outside polling stations in the capital Tunis, only eight years after rising up to throw off autocratic rule and introduce democracy in … Read More


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Afghan voters defy attacks, delays to vote for president

09 September, 2019 12:26 pm 12:26 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghans braved the threat of militant attacks and delays at polling booths to vote in a presidential election on Saturday, a major test of the Western-backed Afghan government’s ability to protect democracy despite Taliban attempts to derail the polls. More than 9 million registered voters are potentially heading to the polls amid … Read More


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Fans vote 1999 Chennai Test as Pakistan’s greatest Test

07 July, 2019 10:06 pm 10:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The fans have voted Pakistan’s 12-run win over India at Chennai in 1999 as the greatest Test match to date in the country’s 432-Test history, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Monday. According to the press release of PCB, the thrilling Test was played from 28 to 31 January with Pakistan … Read More


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Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote

07 July, 2019 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital’s legislature. Election officials barred around 30 candidates, mostly opposition-leaning, from running for the 45-seat legislature on the grounds they failed to garner enough genuine … Read More


Istanbul vote mayoral election

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democrac...

06 June, 2019 9:20 am 9:20 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan’s policies and a test of Turkey’s ailing democracy. In the initial March 31 vote, the opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) secured a narrow victory over Erdogan’s … Read More


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India’s opposition parties allege vote machine fraud

05 May, 2019 9:01 pm 9:01 pm

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India’s main opposition parties Tuesday alleged voting fraud in the country’s general election, days after exit polls predicted a comfortable win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling right-wing party. Members of as many as 22 parties called on the poll watchdog and demanded that electronic machines used to record votes be … Read More


Indians vote in fourth phase of general election

04 April, 2019 9:43 am 9:43 am

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indians voted early on Monday in Mumbai and elsewhere in the country as the fourth phase of a massive and staggered general election got underway. More than 127 million people are eligible to vote in this round of the seven-phase election held across 71 seats in nine states. Prime Minister Narendra … Read More


Japanese PM Abe seen headed for extended term despite policy doubts

08 August, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his candidacy  for a ruling party leadership election he is expected to win, despite low expectations for his economic policies and doubts over his push to revise the pacifist constitution. The expected victory over ex-defence minister Shigeru Ishiba in the Sept. 20 Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) … Read More


New York City votes to cap Uber, Lyft vehicle licenses

08 August, 2018 8:57 am 8:57 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York City Council  agreed to cap the number of licenses for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies Inc for one year, dealing a blow to the companies that have relied on the largest US metro area for a major source of their revenue. The first such cap by any … Read More


Army Chief Gen Bajwa casts his vote, asks people to vote undeterred

07 July, 2018 3:50 pm 3:50 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa cast their vote at Rawalpindi and asked the nation to come out and vote undeterred. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief urges the people saying that inimical forces could be failed through their votes. “We are target of … Read More


Imran to cast vote in Islamabad, Shehbaz in Lahore & Bilawal in Larkan...

07 July, 2018 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PTI chairman Imran Khan will cast his vote in Islamabad, while PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will cast their votes in Lahore and Larkana respectively. PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari will cast his vote in Nawabshah. JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman and estranged PML-N leader Ch Nisar … Read More