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Castillo Leading in Peru’s Presidential Election After 99 Percent of Votes Counted

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The leftist candidate Pedro Castillo from the Free Peru party is 0,41% ahead of his rival Keiko Fujimori, representing the right-wing People's Power party,...
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UNSC Recommends to Appoint Guterres for 2nd Term as Secretary-General

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The UN Security Council recommended Antonio Guterres to be appointed as the Secretary-General for the second four-year term starting January 2022, a diplomatic source...

Marxist and right-wing populist virtually tied in Peru election

Marxist village schoolteacher Pedro Castillo and right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori were neck-and-neck in Peru's presidential election on Sunday, according to exit polls. The two candidates...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli Parliament to Vote on New President on Wednesday

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The Israeli parliament will vote on Wednesday to elect a new president who will replace 81-year-old Reuven Rivlin in this largely symbolic post. Only two...
Ghana Parliament

MPs must focus on constituency development at all times

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The Member of Parliament for the Asuogyaman Constituency, Thomas Ampem Nyarko, has urged his parliamentary colleagues to pursue the implementation of developmental projects...
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Armin Laschet to be German centre-right’s candidate for chancellor

Markus Soeder has conceded the race to lead Germany's conservatives into September elections, handing victory to rival Armin Laschet as the centre-right bloc's candidate...
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EC presents election 2020 pink sheets to Wenchi High Court

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday, presented 16 pink sheets and other documents on the 2020 Techiman South constituency parliamentary elections to the Wenchi...
Tino Chrupalla (l), AfD national spokesman, raises his voting card next to Alexander Gauland (2nd from right), AfD parliamentary party leader, and Jörg Meuthen (r), AfD national spokesman, in the Dresden exhibition hall at the AfD national party conference. One topic is the resolution of the election program for the Bundestag elections. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa

Germany’s far-right AfD adopts anti-EU agenda ahead of election

(dpa) - Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) decided Sunday on a solidly anti-EU platform ahead of the federal elections in September. "We consider Germany's...
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International partners appeal to Somali leaders to reach deal on election

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International partners on Tuesday appealed to Somali leaders who are set to resume consultative talks on Wednesday in Mogadishu to reach an agreement on...
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Separatist fails in election for Catalonia’s head of government

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dpa/GNA - Lawmakers in Catalonia met for 10 hours in an effort to elect a new head of government - six weeks after the...
15 March 2021, Netherlands, Eindhoven: A voter casts his ballot at a polling station during the 2021 Dutch general election. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the parliamentary elections will take place over a total of three days for the first time. Photo: Rob Engelaar/ANP/dpa

Historic three-day election opens during lockdown in Netherlands

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dpa/GNA - Polls opened in the Netherlands on Monday for the country's first-ever vote spread out over three days, a scheme designed to...
Police clash with demonstrators during a protest against coronavirus restrictions in The Hague [Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters]

Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters day before election

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dpa/GNA - An anti-lockdown demonstration in The Hague turned violent on Sunday as police clashed with hundreds of protesters the day before the...
Supreme Court

Election 2020 Petition: Ghana’s Supreme Court decides tomorrow

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Ghana’s Supreme Court will tomorrow, March 4, deliver judgement in the much awaited Election 2020 Petition trial. The seven-member panel, presided over by Chief Justice...
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International partners welcome deal reached between Somali parties on election

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International partners on Wednesday welcomed a deal reached by a technical committee appointed by both government and federal member states on the election impasse. The...
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Prof Bagah wins UWR Council of State elections

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Professor Daniel Anlieu-Mwini Bagah has won the Council of State Election in the Upper West Region to represent the region. He polled 21 out of...
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Two Paramount Chiefs contest Council of State election in Upper East Region

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Two out of the five people contesting the position of Council of State in the Upper East Region are Paramount Chiefs with no female...
US President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 30 July 30 2020. EPA/YURI GRIPAS / POOL

What to watch for second impeachment of Trump

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Tuesday will mark a historic occasion: the second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump. The impeachment comes a month after a riot...

Protests continue in Myanmar despite ban on gatherings

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Protests continued to be held in Yangon and other cities in Myanmar on Tuesday, despite a ban on gatherings in certain townships which was...
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Election Petition: GBC needs over GH¢600k for live coverage

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The State Broadcaster, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), needs about GHC600,000 for the live coverage of the 2020 Election Petition, the Ghana News Agency (GNA)...
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Bagbin’s hometown elated over his election as Speaker

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Some residents of Sombo, the hometown of Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has expressed joy over his election as Speaker of the Eighth Parliament...
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Western North residents laud election of Bagbin as speaker

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Some residents of Sefwi-Asawinso and Asafo all in the Wiawso Municipality of the Western North Region have lauded parliament for successfully electing Mr Kingsford...
Ghana Parliament

Parliament of Ghana awaits declaration of results on election of Speaker

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Members of Parliament are waiting for the declaration of results on the election of the Speaker of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic...
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DC police to enhance security at Jan 6 session to certify election

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tca/dpa/GNA - Amid tensions surrounding the presidential election results, the Capitol Police plan to bolster security when Congress convenes in a joint session next...
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New law effectively bars Nicaraguan opposition from elections

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Nicaragua's parliament passed a law on Monday which effectively bars people associated with the country's opposition from standing in next year's election. Legislators approved the...

Israel fails to agree on budget, likely leading to new election

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Israel could face its fourth election in two years after the ruling coalition failed to reach an agreement in last-ditch talks that ran...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump intervenes in election lawsuit as results certified across U.S.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, who is still seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election, moved to intervene in a lawsuit on Wednesday. The...
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NDDI impressed with peaceful conduct of Presidential and Parliamentary election in UE

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From Samuel Akapule, Bolgatanga The Northern Development Democratic Institute (NDDI), a Tamale-based policy think-tank, said it is so far impressed with the peaceful commencement...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Voting underway in Ghana’s 2020 elections

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Voting in Ghana’s historic Election 2020 began at 0700 hours on Monday with long queues at polling stations long before the polls opened across...
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Seventh-Day Adventist Church calls for peace in the election

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Pastor Chris K. Lambert, President, Volta Ghana Mission of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, has urged Ghanaians to maintain the peace as the country go...
Dr Henry Herbert Lartey

GCPP rounds up campaign in Volta Region

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The Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has rounded up its campaign in the Volta Regional capital, Ho, with a promise to carry out its...