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Business - Economy
12/22/2022 11:25:48 PM
US senators approved a sweeping annual spending package Thursday that includes $45 billion in Ukraine aid and reforms to election law aimed at avoiding a repeat of last year's assault on the Capitol.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 3:20:41 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced the third major minimum wage hike in a year to try and combat a historic jump in consumer prices ahead of crunch elections.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/21/2022 4:53:05 PM
The UN General Assembly has approved the re-election of Egypt as a member of the UN 31-member-state Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) for the next two years 2023/2024, the Egyptian Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

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 - International
12/17/2022 6:06:38 PM
Peru's caretaker president, Dina Boluarte, chastised lawmakers for not endorsing widespread calls for early elections as a way out of a deepening political crisis triggered when the ousted Pedro Castillo tried to shut down Congress.

World - Region
12/17/2022 5:41:57 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had "nothing to do" with the jailing of Istanbul's popular opposition mayor -- an outcome set to prevent the latter from standing in next June's presidential election.

World - Region
12/17/2022 1:15:25 PM
Tunisians are voting to elect a new parliament on Saturday.

World - Region
12/17/2022 11:49:23 AM
The U.N. special envoy for Libya warned Friday that signs of partition are already evident in the troubled North African nation and urged influential nations to pressure Libya's rival leaders to urgently finalize the constitutional basis for elections.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/16/2022 1:15:46 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi asserted on Thursday Egypt’s firm support for the efforts of the Libyan Presidential Council (LPC) to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in parallel.

World - Region
12/14/2022 5:44:42 PM
A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced Istanbul's popular opposition mayor to nearly three years jail in a politically charged trial that effectively bars him from standing in next year's presidential election.

World - International
12/12/2022 1:40:16 PM
New Peruvian President Dina Boluarte announced Sunday that she would seek to hold elections two-years early, while also declaring a state of emergency in certain areas after protests following the arrest of her predecessor left two dead.

World - International
12/11/2022 1:00:58 PM
Kosovo police and the local media on Sunday reported explosions, shooting and road blocks overnight in the north of the country, where the popoulation is mostly ethnic Serb, despite the postponement of the Dec. 18 municipal election the Serbs were opposed to.

World - International
12/10/2022 8:03:55 PM
Kosovo on Saturday postponed a local election due Dec. 18 in four municipalities with a predominantly ethnic Serb population, in an effort to defuse recent tensions there that have also caused relations with neighboring Serbia to deteriorate further.

World - International
12/9/2022 6:01:07 PM
Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party on Friday submitted a constitutional amendment to parliament enshrining women's right to wear headscarves at work and in daily life, reviving a hugely divisive issue in the officially secular state.

World - Africa
12/9/2022 2:48:25 PM
Violent attacks targeting Nigeria's election commission offices are raising concerns about the security of the West African country's upcoming elections in February.

World - Region
12/5/2022 3:07:10 PM
Sudan's ruling generals and the main pro-democracy group on Monday signed a framework deal until elections to establish a new, civilian-led transitional government.

World - International
12/4/2022 7:49:11 PM
Former President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the "termination'' of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen.

World - International
12/2/2022 2:42:36 PM
Britain's opposition Labour Party has handily won a special election for a northwest England seat in Parliament, the first test of voter sentiment since Conservative Prime Minister Rishi Sunak took office in October.

World - Region
11/30/2022 3:21:52 PM
Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah late on Tuesday expressed his government's readiness to hold general elections in the country, calling for local and international pressure to complete the laws regulating the elections.

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