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World - International
5/22/2024 9:00:38 PM
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday set a general election date for July 4, ending months of speculation but not doom-laden forecasts about the size of the government's expected defeat.

World - International
5/14/2024 1:53:41 PM
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday formally submitted his candidacy to recontest the parliamentary seat for the Hindu holy city of Varanasi in a general election he is widely expected to win.

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
5/5/2024 12:45:32 PM
London's Labour mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday secured a record third term, as the party swept a host of mayoral races and local elections to trounce the ruling Conservatives just months before an expected general election.

World - International
4/29/2024 12:58:20 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi denied Monday that his country was sliding towards autocracy, following accusations that his government orchestrated criminal probes to weaken rivals ahead of an ongoing general election.

World - International
4/17/2024 10:31:28 AM
Social media platform X has blocked several posts in India containing political speech after authorities ordered their takedown ahead of a six-week general election that starts Friday.

World - Africa
4/12/2024 1:25:42 PM
South Africa's electoral commission said Friday that it had appealed to the country's highest court to rule on whether ex-president Jacob Zuma can stand in a general election in May.

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.

World - International
11/13/2023 1:28:12 PM
Former UK leader David Cameron sensationally returned to the British government as foreign secretary on Monday, as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak shook up his top team ahead of a general election expected next year.

World - International
10/4/2023 11:02:04 PM
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday rallied his ruling Conservatives for the next general election, positioning them as a force for change, even after 13 years in power and increasing disaffection among voters.

World - International
9/23/2023 3:58:03 PM
The UK party political conference season opened Saturday with the start of the Liberal Democrat's annual meet, as the country gears up for a general election expected in 2024.

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
7/22/2023 10:42:52 AM
Voters in Spain go to the polls Sunday in an election that could make the country the latest European Union member to swing to the populist right, a shift that would represent a major upheaval after five years under a left-wing government.

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