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Sanders, charge, voting, begins, Biden, catch up

Sanders looks to take charge as voting begins, Biden hopes to catch up

03 March, 2020 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders looked to take command of the Democratic presidential race as voting on the nominating campaign’s biggest day got underway on Tuesday, while top rival Joe Biden aimed to gain ground by muscling aside upstart Michael Bloomberg and consolidating moderate support. In Super Tuesday contests across 14 states, from tiny Maine … Read More


Khamenei says voting in Iran’s election ‘a religious duty’...

02 February, 2020 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Voting in a parliamentary election this week is ‘a religious duty’ for Iranians, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday, days before the vote seen as a referendum on the clerical establishment’s popularity. Iran’s hardline Guardian Council vetting body has rejected some 6,850 moderate or conservative hopefuls in favour of hardliners … Read More


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Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM

06 June, 2019 11:29 pm 11:29 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom … Read More


Voting, begins, third, phase, India, general election

Voting begins in third phase of India’s general election

04 April, 2019 8:54 am 8:54 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Voting began in the third and largest phase of India’s staggered general election on Tuesday, including in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat and Kerala, where opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi is contesting. In all, 188 million voters are eligible to cast ballots in 117 constituencies during the … Read More


Indians, begin, voting, second, phase, mammoth, general, election

Indians begin voting in second phase of mammoth general election

04 April, 2019 9:05 am 9:05 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Voters across swaths of southern India began queueing up early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi from winning a second term. More than 155 million people are eligible to vote in the second … Read More


India, election, gets, underway, voting, first, seven, phases

India’s election gets underway with voting in first of seven phases

04 April, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

MUZAFFARNAGAR, India (Reuters) – Indians began voting in the first phase of a mammoth general election on Thursday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term after campaigning strongly on his national security record following a flare-up in tensions with Pakistan. Voting in the first of seven rounds is being held in 91 parliament … Read More


Afghans shut out by polling station chaos return to vote

10 October, 2018 9:49 am 9:49 am

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghans unable to vote in parliamentary election after hundreds of polling stations failed to open were given another chance to cast their ballot on Sunday after voting times were extended despite security threats and warnings of fraud. Around three million Afghans voted , election officials said but across the country there were … Read More