Showing posts with label elections. Show all posts
Showing posts with label elections. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Spain's People's Party to elect new leader with a view to win 2020 election

Soraya Saenz de Santamaria
Choosing between two candidates, Spain's center-right People's Party on Saturday will elect its new president who will have the task of keeping the party together as well as regenerating it with a view to winning the next general election scheduled for 2020.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

May threatened rebels with general elections - report

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May threatened rebels in her Conservative Party with a general election this summer if they defeated her Brexit plans on customs, The Times newspaper reported.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Security Council sees unprecedented opportunities for Afghanistan to seek peace

unprecedented opportunities for Afghanistan to seek peace
Speakers attending a UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Afghanistan said Tuesday that there were unprecedented opportunities for Afghanistan to seek peace and consolidate its political foundation.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Germany 'two-faced' for allowing HDP rally in Cologne: Turkish Foreign Ministry

Turkish Foreign Ministry
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on May 26 it condemned as a "double standard" a decision by Germany to allow a rally by the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Cologne, having previously prevented ruling party politicians from campaigning there.

Abadi Likely to Remain Iraq’s Prime Minister: Source

Haider al-Abadi
While Iraqi parties have launched talks to form a coalition government after the recent parliamentary election, a political source speculated that the incumbent prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, will have the highest chance of retaking the helm.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Latin American leaders recall ambassadors to Venezuela over vote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
A bloc of countries from the Americas opposing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that all its 14 members will recall their ambassadors to the country to protest against what it said was the country's failure to hold a "free and fair" election.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Maduro set for victory amid tepid turnout in "condemned" Venezuela vote

Maduro set for victory
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seeking a six-year term in an apparently poorly attended vote condemned by foes as the "coronation" of a dictator and likely to bring fresh foreign sanctions.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Abadi Orders Iraqi Forces to Ensure Security in Kirkuk, Sulaymaniyah

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered Iraqi forces in Kirkuk and Sulaymaniyah to ensure security in the Kurdish provinces following violent protests in the wake of the country's parliamentary polls, media reports said on Sunday.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

French ex-president Sarkozy in custody over campaign funds : Reuters

French ex-president Sarkozy
The French police detained former President Nicolas Sarkozy as part of an investigation into alleged illegal financing of his election campaign in the 2007 elections, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing a source close to the investigation.

Monday, March 5, 2018

League claims right to lead Italian government

Matteo Salvini
Italy's eurosceptic League has claimed the right to lead a new government, telling investors they should have no fear of it taking office after an inconclusive election gave its centre-right alliance the largest bloc of votes.

Populist Parties Boast Gains in Italy Election, but No Majority

Populist Parties Boast Gains in Italy Election, but No Majority
 A rival pair of populist and stridently anti-European Union political forces surged in Italy's parliamentary election, but neither gained enough support to govern the country alone, preliminary results showed Monday.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Colombie: des candidats FARC "agressés", le parti suspend sa campagne

Le parti issu de l'ex-guérilla colombienne des Farc a annoncé ce vendredi suspendre sa campagne électorale pour les scrutins législatif et présidentiel, en l'absence de "garanties" après des "sabotages" et des agressions" ayant visé certains de ses candidats."

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Cyprus election challenger Malas concedes defeat to president Anastasiades

Cyprus flag
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades held an unassailable lead in a run-off election, securing 55.9 percent of vote with 95 percent of votes counted, and challenger Stavros Malas called to congratulate him on victory, Cyprus state television said Sunday.

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