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World - Africa
7/18/2024 2:50:41 PM
Rwanda's all-powerful President Paul Kagame has been re-elected to a fourth term in office with 99.18 percent of the vote, according to full provisional results published on Thursday.

World - Africa
7/15/2024 10:49:14 AM
Millions of Rwandans began voting in presidential and parliamentary elections on Monday, with the African nation's leader Paul Kagame set to cruise to victory and extend his iron-fisted rule for another five years.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
7/14/2024 9:12:17 PM
Israel's government on Sunday approved a plan to temporarily extend compulsory military service for men to 36 months, up from 32 as the Israeli war on Gaza, now in its ninth month, strains manpower.

World - International
7/7/2024 9:46:40 AM
Polling stations opened across mainland France on Sunday for a second round parliamentary vote that is expected to be won by far right leader Marine Le Pen's National Rally (RN).

World - International
6/30/2024 9:41:00 AM
Polls opened in France on Sunday for the first round of snap parliamentary elections which could see the far-right party of Marine Le Pen take power in a historic first.

World - Region
6/29/2024 5:40:58 PM
Mauritanians began voting Saturday to decide whether to re-elect President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani as head of the desert country, an oasis of peace in Africa's volatile Sahel region.

World - International
6/26/2024 1:39:51 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist government was making a last-ditch bid for votes on Wednesday, four days ahead of parliamentary elections where the far-right has its best-ever chance of leading the government.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/11/2024 9:44:07 PM
Both Conservative and Labour campaigns were found to be using fabricated data, leaving UK votes in a state of distrust before the upcoming general election.

World - Africa
5/30/2024 10:36:01 AM
Ballot counting was under way on Thursday after South Africans queued long into the night to vote in a watershed election, with partial results suggesting the ANC could lose its 30-year-old unchallenged majority.

World - Region
5/10/2024 1:47:28 PM
Iranians had the chance to cast ballots for parliament again on Friday in regions where candidates failed to secure enough votes in March, when conservatives and ultra-conservatives won a majority.

World - International
5/7/2024 11:41:11 AM
Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his ballot Tuesday in India's ongoing general election after giving several inflammatory campaign speeches accused of targeting minority Muslims.

World - International
4/29/2024 12:55:15 PM
Humza Yousaf is poised to resign as Scotland's first minister before he faces two confidence votes this week, British media reported on Monday.

Business - Economy
4/17/2024 12:35:52 PM
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged a tripling of tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum, citing "unfair competition" as he seeks to win blue-collar votes in November's election.

World - International
4/16/2024 8:30:07 PM
House Speaker Mike Johnson is pushing toward action this week on aid for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan, unveiling an elaborate plan late on Monday to break the package into separate votes to squeeze through the House's political divides on foreign policy.

World - Region
4/4/2024 2:28:46 PM
Vote-weary Kuwait heads to the polls for the third time in three years on Thursday, just months into the reign of a new emir but with no end in sight to the major oil exporter's chronic political paralysis.

World - Region
3/31/2024 11:12:32 AM
Turkish voters went to the polls on Sunday in municipal elections, with all eyes on Istanbul, the national "jewel" that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to pry away from the opposition.

World - Africa
3/24/2024 12:31:54 PM
Senegal began voting Sunday for a new president in an unpredictable race following three years of turmoil and political crisis.

World - Africa
3/21/2024 11:29:23 AM
Senegal votes Sunday in a tightly contested presidential election that has fired up political tensions and tested one of West Africa’s most stable democracies.

World - International
3/12/2024 2:19:19 PM
Donald Trump can mathematically lock up the Republican nomination in primary voting Tuesday, which includes the key swing state of Georgia where he faces racketeering charges over an alleged conspiracy to steal the last election.

World - International
3/10/2024 10:43:16 AM
Voters in Portugal went to the polls Sunday in an early election that could see the country join a shift to the right across Europe after eight years of Socialist rule.

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