La Paz, Bolivia – President Evo Morales was in the lead in early returns from the first round of Sunday’s presidential election in Bolivia, but with less than a ten percent margin over his closest opponent, former President Carlos Mesa, the election appeared to be headed into a run-off. The Andean country’s top electoral authority[…]
Israel‘s main Arab political parties endorsed ex-military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister, breaking a nearly 27-year-long standard of not endorsing a candidate in the hope of removing current leader Benjamin Netanyahu. The leader of the so-called Joint List, Ayman Odeh, said on Sunday the alliance’s decision was not an endorsement of[…]
Benny Gantz, the leader of Blue and White party, has rejected an offer by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join forces in a governing coalition under the incumbent. Gantz, Netanyahu’s main opponent in Israel’s general election, told reporters he should be the prime minister in a broad unity government. With more than[…]
Police and protesters clashed in three cities in Malawi on Thursday during countrywide demonstrations over the disputed result of last month’s presidential election. In the biggest rallies since the vote count was announced, police used teargas to disperse protesters who tore down billboards of re-elected President Peter Mutharika. Thousands of[…]
New Delhi, India – Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on course to a landslide victory in the Indian elections and is set to return to power. The BJP, which ran a presidential-style campaign with Modi as its mascot and based its campaign on a hardline Hindu agenda, won 208[…]
India’s ruling National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election by a substantial margin, multiple exit polls indicate. The world’s largest democracy, with nearly 900 million eligible voters, finished its complicated, weeks-long, multi-stage election process on Sunday to[…]
By Anees Teladia With elections officially over, final statistics have been made available. These statistics reflect voter favourites in the different voting districts and stations. This article highlights a few areas with commonly perceived considerable Muslim populations and displays the amount of support these areas hold for the now reinstated[…]
Election season has come and gone … well, almost. There’s still the inauguration of a president – we now know that to be Cyril Ramaphosa – and the announcement of a new Cabinet. After that we’ll see the opening of South Africa’s sixth parliamentary term since those historic first democratic[…]
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