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World - Region
7/5/2024 12:21:06 PM
Iranians began voting Friday in a runoff election to replace the late President Ebrahim Raisi, killed in a helicopter crash last month, as public apathy has become pervasive in the Islamic Republic after years of economic woes, mass protests and tensions in the Middle East.

World - Region
7/4/2024 11:19:58 AM
In a bustling Tehran prayer hall, ultraconservative Saeed Jalili has rallied fervent supporters ahead of Friday's runoff presidential vote, while his reformist rival Masoud Pezeshkian stirred up a crowd in a nearby stadium.

World - Region
7/3/2024 10:47:33 AM
Tunisia will hold a presidential election on October 6, the office of President Kais Saied announced Tuesday, though he has not indicated if he will seek a new five-year term after his 2019 election.

World - Region
6/27/2024 1:46:08 PM
Two ultraconservative candidates have pulled out of Iran's Friday presidential vote, leaving four contenders including one reformist still in the race.

World - Africa
6/22/2024 4:50:56 PM
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani called on West African countries to come together in the face of jihadism, in an interview with AFP ahead of the country's presidential vote.

World - Africa
6/22/2024 1:48:03 PM
Campaigning opened Saturday for Rwanda's July 15 presidential election with President Paul Kagame widely expected to extend his 24-year iron-fisted rule over the Great Lakes nation.

World - Region
6/21/2024 4:17:19 PM
With just a week remaining before a presidential election, Iranians are divided over whether voting will address pressing economic issues and mandatory hijab laws.

World - Region
6/8/2024 3:15:30 PM
The main coalition of reformists in Iran said on Saturday that it would only participate in this month's presidential election if at least one of their candidates is approved to run.

World - Africa
5/16/2024 11:00:15 PM
Chad's junta leader General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno won the African nation's May 6 presidential election with 61 percent of the vote, according to final results announced Thursday.

World - Africa
3/24/2024 6:59:09 PM
Authorities in Chad said on Sunday they had barred 10 candidates, including two fierce opponents of the military regime, from standing in the presidential election on May 6.

World - International
3/17/2024 12:39:51 PM
Russia air defenses shot down 35 Ukrainian drones, while Ukrainian shelling killed a teenager in a border city, as Russians cast ballots on the final day of a presidential vote set to extend President Vladimir Putin's rule for another six years.

World - Africa
3/7/2024 3:34:39 PM
Senegal on Thursday looked set to elect a new president at the end of March and ease the crisis triggered by the delay to the presidential poll, but the exact date of the vote remained uncertain.

World - Africa
3/2/2024 5:41:21 PM
Chad junta chief Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno said Saturday he would contest a May 6 presidential election, just three days after his chief rival was killed in murky circumstances.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/30/2024 10:40:36 AM
Arab-American anger over Joe Biden's Israel policy could cost him dearly in November's US presidential vote, as a community with electoral influence in key swing states turns against him.

World - Region
5/18/2023 2:11:31 PM
Turkey's opposition leader vowed Thursday to send back millions of migrants in a strident message aimed at winning the backing of an ultra-nationalist who helped push last weekend's presidential vote to a runoff.

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.

World - Africa
3/1/2023 10:11:52 AM
Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu was declared winner of Nigeria's presidential election early Wednesday and soon after thanked his supporters and appealed to his rivals who are already demanding a revote in Africa's most populous nation.

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 - International
2/5/2023 10:04:31 PM
Cyprus's former foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides faces career diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis in a second round of presidential elections next week after neither secured a majority of the vote on Sunday.

World - International
1/28/2023 6:07:26 PM
Retired NATO general Petr Pavel beat a billionaire former prime minister in an election run-off on Saturday to become the fourth president of the Czech Republic, official results showed.

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