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presidential polls 2017: Presidential polls: Kovind meets UP MPs, legislators of BJP & allies for support | India News

LUCKNOW: Kick-starting his nationwide tour from his home state to seek support from various political parties, NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday met with MPs and state legislators of BJP and its allies from Uttar Pradesh. Accompanied by Union minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP National General Secretary Bhupendra Yadav, Kovind drove straight from […]

Albanians vote in election seen as test for democracy | News

Albanians are voting in a key parliamentary election that follows a landmark agreement between the country’s two biggest political parties to back efforts to secure European Union membership. Sunday’s race pits socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama against Lulzim Basha of the centre-right Democratic Party. Neither party won an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament in the […]

Kenya: Muslims Call for Peaceful Elections

By Abdimalik Hajir Political leaders from both sides have called for peaceful elections as hundreds of Muslims turned up to celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the Holy month of Ramadhan. Speaking after prayers at General Mohamud Idd grounds, locals led by Garissa Governor Nathif Jama and senator Yussuf Haji called for peaceful coexistence among […]

Colwell: Health care bill will impact Senate race | Opinion

The “mean” health care bill passed by House Republicans could be a key issue in the nationally important U.S. Senate race in Indiana next year. It will be if Sen. Joe Donnelly has anything to say about it. And Donnelly, the Democratic incumbent facing a very tough race, already is saying a lot about it, […]

Italy votes in local elections that may boost the centre-right

Centre-left candidates backed by the ruling Democratic Party (PD) were ahead in six, while in three cities the leading candidate is an independent supported by neither side. Early turnout was low at 14.9 percent by midday, down from 19 percent at the same time two weeks ago. Italy’s national parliamentary election must be held by […]

Albania Votes With Eu Accession Talks In Mind

Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama, 52, is seeking a second term in office. (Credit: AFP) ELECTION Albanians were voting in a parliamentary election on Sunday hoping to end a tradition of fractious and disputed polls and prove the country’s readiness to begin European Union accession talks. Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama (pictured), 52, is seeking […]

Albanians head to polls to elect new parliament

Albanian voters go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament, with 18 political parties and groups vying for the 140 seats in the legislative body for a four-year term. According to the Central Elections Commission (CEC), there are 3,452,260 eligible voters, who are expected to cast their ballots at 5,362 polling stations […]