Tag Archives: votes

Iran, counts, votes, election, stacked, favour, hardliners

Iran counts votes in election stacked in favour of hardliners

02 February, 2020 12:51 pm 12:51 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has started counting votes in its parliamentary election, state TV said on Saturday, in which hardline allies of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei are likely to gain a seizable majority based on preliminary results. Iranian authorities have yet to announce the turnout in Feb. 21 election for the 290-seat parliament — … Read More

United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

12 December, 2019 12:18 pm 12:18 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Voters go to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain towards another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union. After failing to deliver Brexit by an Oct. 31 deadline, Johnson called the … Read More

Votes, count, underway, 16, constituencies, tribal areas

Votes count underway in 16 constituencies of tribal areas

07 July, 2019 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The votes count is underway in 16 constituencies of the tribal areas of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Saturday. According to unofficial results, ANP ‘s candidate was declared successful in PK-103, while independent candidates won the seats from PK-105 and 106. Independent candidates are leading in several constituencies. The people present … Read More


Defying Trump, US House votes to block Saudi arms sales worth $8bn

07 July, 2019 10:29 am 10:29 am

WASHINGTON- The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday approved three resolutions aimed at blocking President Donald Trump’s planned sale of guided missiles and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan. The approval of the measures is another political rebuke of Trump’s relationship with Saudi Arabia, which has drawn sharp criticism in Congress over human rights abuses and … Read More

In world’s biggest one-day election, Indonesia votes for its presiden...

04 April, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesians voted on Wednesday to pick a new president and parliament after a six-month campaign in the sprawling equatorial archipelago dominated by economic issues but also marked by the growing influence of conservative Islam. The eight-hour vote across a country that stretches more than 5,000 km (3,000 miles) from its western to … Read More

New Zealand, votes, amend, gun, laws, Christchurch, attack

New Zealand votes to amend gun laws after Christchurch attack

04 April, 2019 11:03 am 11:03 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers in New Zealand voted almost unanimously on Wednesday to change gun laws, less than a month after its worst peacetime mass shooting, in which 50 people were killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. Parliament passed the gun reform bill, the first substantial changes to New Zealand’s gun laws in … Read More

PTI, Wasif, Raan, wins, PP-218, by-poll, 46, votes

PTI’s Wasif Raan wins PP-218 by-poll with 46,988 votes

03 March, 2019 9:15 pm 9:15 pm

MULTAN (92 News) – Malik Wasif Mazhar Raan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the PP-218 by-election with 46,988 votes. His rival Arshad Raan of the PPP was at the second place with 39,486 votes. After the victory, PTI workers danced to the beat of drums and distributed sweets. An excellent display of fireworks was … Read More

Bilawal Bhutto says voters and workers are party assets

08 August, 2018 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the voters and workers are assets of the party. Addressing a corner meeting in Naudero House on Friday, he said that he was very happy after being elected as MNA. “The PPP bagged more votes in Sindh in the general elections as compared … Read More

transit remand, Kh Saad Rafique, NAB, Najamul Hassan, PML-N

Shameful act of purchasing votes was done in polls: Kh Saad Rafique

07 July, 2018 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that the shameful act of purchasing votes was done in the elections. Addressing a press conference on Friday, he said that both MPAs in his constituency won the elections, but he lost. “The voting process was very slow. We made efforts to speed up … Read More