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World - Africa
6/13/2024 9:53:22 PM
South Africa's long-standing ruling ANC said on Thursday it has reached an agreement with several other parties to form a coalition government, after failing to win an outright majority in general elections in May.

World - Africa
6/10/2024 9:58:20 PM
South Africa's newly elected parliament is to convene for the first time on Friday, authorities said, as political parties scramble to form a coalition after general elections produced no outright winner.

World - Africa
6/10/2024 1:52:33 PM
South African parties were discussing forming a coalition government on Monday, as President Cyril Ramaphosa called on all groups to work together after general elections produced no outright winner.

World - Region
3/24/2024 7:15:04 PM
Turks will vote next Sunday in local polls as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, buoyed by a strong showing in last year's general elections, sets his sights on winning back Istanbul.

World - International
3/18/2024 2:27:38 PM
From April 19 to June 1, nearly 970 million Indians — or over 10% of the global population — are eligible to vote in general elections. The mammoth exercise is the biggest anywhere in the world and will take 44 days before results are announced on June 4.

World - International
3/16/2024 3:01:20 PM
India on Saturday announced its 6-week-long general elections will start on April 19, with most surveys predicting a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.

World - Africa
2/21/2024 6:59:57 PM
The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has tendered his and his government's resignation two months after winning general elections, according to a video released by the presidency Wednesday.

World - Africa
2/20/2024 9:54:59 PM
Three decades after the advent of democracy, South Africa will go to the polls on May 29 for general elections and perhaps the first serious challenge to ANC rule.

World - International
2/11/2024 10:13:22 PM
Amid great momentum of Indonesian society and broad youth participation, the Indonesian general elections - which are the largest and most collective in the history of Indonesia - will launch on 14 February for one day, with approximately 205 million voters heading to 823,000 electoral headquarters to choose the President of the Republic, his deputy, and the members of the Council.

World - International
2/7/2024 7:31:20 PM
Indonesia is gearing up for its general elections on 14 February against a backdrop marked by political alliances and the prominence of three major political blocs. Some 205 million voters are eligible to cast their votes and choose the president, vice president, and members of the People’s Shura Council, comprising the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/11/2023 6:50:00 PM
The long-awaited general elections in Libya seem as far away as ever despite the political manoeuvres of the country’s leading stakeholders.

World - International
8/10/2023 10:36:34 AM
Ecuadoran President Guillermo Lasso declared a two-month state of emergency on Thursday following the assassination of a presidential candidate, but vowed to hold general elections scheduled for later this month.

World - International
7/14/2023 5:44:01 PM
The Netherlands said Friday it will hold snap general elections on November 22 in what will be a transformative vote to replace the country's longest-serving prime minister, Mark Rutte.

World - International
7/2/2023 5:21:48 PM
The head of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, Qu Dongyu, was re-elected Sunday for a second term as head of the UN agency.

World - Africa
5/31/2023 7:59:00 PM
Zimbabwe will hold nationwide elections on August 23, the government gazette said Wednesday, ending months of speculation over the date.

World - International
5/29/2023 1:39:17 PM
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a surprise July 23 snap election on Monday, a day after his Socialists suffered a drubbing in local and regional polls.

World - International
5/28/2023 11:01:12 AM
India’s major opposition parties Sunday boycotted the inauguration of a new parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a rare show of unity against his Hindu nationalist ruling party, which has spent nine years in power and is seeking a third term in general elections next year.

World - Region
4/22/2023 1:28:16 PM
Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the dissolution of parliament on Saturday, kicking off the countdown to general elections set for May 21.

World - International
4/3/2023 3:37:39 PM
An Indian court on Monday suspended a two-year prison sentence for Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi as he appeals his criminal conviction for mocking the prime minister’s surname which resulted in his expulsion from Parliament, dealing a huge blow to his Congress party ahead of general elections next year.

World - Region
1/3/2023 7:22:28 PM
Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah late on Monday said his government is ready to hold general elections in the year 2023.

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