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World - Region
4/12/2023 12:37:32 PM
Facing a sea of umbrellas in the steady rain, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the Turkish opposition's challenger to Recep Tayyip Erdogan in next month's polls, smiles and promises "the return of spring".

World - International
3/26/2023 11:35:43 AM
Parliamentary polls opened on Sunday in Turkmenistan, a gas-rich authoritarian country that does not tolerate political dissent or a free press.

World - Africa
3/18/2023 11:10:42 AM
Millions of Nigerians are headed back to the polls Saturday as Africa's most populous nation holds gubernatorial elections amid tensions after last month's disputed presidential vote.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/16/2023 7:01:13 PM
The UN Security Council’s support of an initiative aiming at forming a high-level Libyan team to follow up and prepare for elections in Libya is a “clear violation” of the role of the legitimate and elected Libyan state institutions, Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Spokesman Ahmed Abu-Zeid stressed on Thursday.

World - Region
3/6/2023 10:03:52 PM
Turkey's bickering opposition leaders ended months of fierce debate Monday and agreed to name the head of the main secular party as their joint candidate against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 14 polls.

World - International
3/5/2023 10:48:21 PM
Voters in Estonia cast ballots Sunday in a parliamentary election that the center-right Reform Party of Prime Minister Kaja Kallas. one of Europe’s most outspoken supporters of Ukraine, was considered a favorite to win.

World - Africa
2/27/2023 6:22:51 PM
Each of the three frontrunners in Nigeria’s hotly contested presidential election claimed Monday they are on the path to victory as preliminary results trickled in two days after Africa's most populous nation went to the polls.

World - Africa
2/25/2023 1:49:17 PM
Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday to elect a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is stepping down after eight years at the helm of Africa's largest economy.

World - Africa
2/18/2023 5:32:01 PM
The frontrunners in Nigeria's presidential candidates hit the campaign trail on Saturday, in a major push to convince voters a week before the polls.

World - International
2/12/2023 1:55:00 PM
Polling stations opened on Sunday for regional elections in Italy's two most populous regions -- polls seen as a test of the popularity of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's three-month-old government.

World - Region
1/30/2023 4:56:59 PM
Turkey's opposition vowed on Monday to crimp the president's powers and broadly expand democratic rights if they seize power in May 14 presidential and parliamentary polls.

World - Region
1/29/2023 12:35:08 PM
Polling began in the second round of elections for Tunisia's parliament on Sunday, but as the divided nation grapples with economic woes, all eyes will be on turnout.

World - International
1/25/2023 10:44:56 AM
An aide to former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was arrested on Wednesday for criticising election officials, police said, the latest case brought against the opposition as it tries to force early polls.

Business - Tech
12/19/2022 10:17:51 AM
Elon Musk is asking Twitter’s users to decide if he should stay in charge of the social media platform after acknowledging he made a mistake Sunday in launching new speech restrictions that banned mentions of rival social media websites.

World - Region
12/18/2022 12:12:00 PM
The head of the Tunisian election board, Farouk Bouasker, said that by the close of polls at 6:00 pm (1700 GMT), just 8.8 percent of the nine-million-strong electorate had cast votes.

World - Africa
12/17/2022 8:34:41 PM
Elections, coups, disease outbreaks and extreme weather are some of the main events that occurred across Africa in 2022.

World - Africa
11/26/2022 2:23:58 PM
The Democratic Republic of Congo will hold its next presidential polls on December 20, 2023, the country's electoral commission said Saturday.

World - International
11/24/2022 10:08:03 PM
Malaysia's perennial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister before the king in Kuala Lumpur Thursday, ending a five-day political impasse after inconclusive polls.

World - International
11/19/2022 7:29:54 PM
Mahathir Mohamad, the 97-year-old elder statesman of Malaysian politics, lost his parliamentary seat in Saturday's polls, likely ending the career of one of Asia's most enduring politicians.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/15/2022 8:02:44 PM
The results of the US midterm elections show that the country’s exhausted majority of voters is dissatisfied with the extremism of Trump and Trumpism, writes Hussein Haridy

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