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Polls in Nepal fair, say Carter Centre, EU observer

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 21 2013, 8:32am CST | by IANS

Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Two prominent international organisations -- Carter Centre and European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) -- keeping an eye on Nepal's Constituent Assembly polls said Thursday that the elections were held in a fair manner.
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Obama's unpopularity threatens Franken run

Sep 9 2014 12:53pm CDT | Source: WND

(FOXNEWS) — Funnyman-turned-senator Al Franken is running a dead serious campaign for re-election, as some observers see him potentially vulnerable due to President Obama’s low approval ratings in Minnesota and a vigorous GOP opponent with eyes on a sleeper upset. Just how vulnerable is up for debate, and the race nevertheless is seen as favoring the Democrats. But both sides now acknowledge that, with less than two months to go ...
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McAuliffe sets special election for Cantor seat

Aug 5 2014 5:33pm CDT | Source: USATODAY

The vote will be on Election Day, alongside the regular ballot.      ...
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Pakistanis prominent winners at UK's Asian achievers awards
London, Sep 19 (IANS/RAY) Persons of Pakistani-origin emerged as prominent winners at the 2014 Asian Achievers Awards in Britain Friday while Sir Tejinder Singh Virjee, a professor of physics at Imperial College, London, headed the list of Indian-origin recipients. | by IANS
 
Slovakia hails referendum's result in Scotland
Bratislava, Sep 19 (IANS) Slovakia has welcomed the result of the independence referendum in Scotland, with the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry announcing Friday it had an interest in a strong UK as a stable component of the EU. | by IANS
 
Kenya to have security, health centre with EU's $65 help
Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) The European Union Friday said it will provide 65 million dollars to build a new regional security and health center in Kenya. | by IANS
 
 

32 killed, over 200 injured on Pakistan election day

Source: Politics Balla | May 11 2013, 12:28pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

32 killed, over 200 injured on Pakistan election day
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 224 others injured in a number of attacks and incidents of violence across Pakistan on the day of general and provincial assembly elections, media reports said.
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Voting begins in Pakistan

Source: Politics Balla | May 10 2013, 10:32pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Voting begins in Pakistan
Millions of Pakistanis are expected to cast their ballot to decide the fate of over 23,000 candidates in National Assembly and provincial assembly seats.
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Terror, abduction and a fall: turbulent run-up to Pakistan polls

Source: Politics Balla | May 10 2013, 7:22am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Terror, abduction and a fall: turbulent run-up to Pakistan polls
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan was on the edge Friday, a day before it goes to the polls to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates who stayed on despite a volatile run-up that saw at least 100 people being killed in a series of terror attacks and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son being abducted.
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Pakistan polls to decide fate of over 23,000 candidates

Source: Politics Balla | May 10 2013, 4:28am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Pakistan polls to decide fate of over 23,000 candidates
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The fate of 23,079 candidates in the race for Pakistan's National Assembly and provincial assembly seats will be decided Saturday.
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Terror attacks and a fall: turbulent run-up to Pakistan polls

Source: Politics Balla | May 10 2013, 12:48am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Terror attacks and a fall: turbulent run-up to Pakistan polls
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan goes to the polls Saturday after an unsettling run-up that saw a series of terror attacks, including former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son being abducted. To add to the anxiety, star leader Imran Khan suffered extensive injuries after a fall.
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Pakistan polls won't change system, not even faces: Qadri

Source: Politics Balla | May 5 2013, 4:12am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Pakistan polls won't change system, not even faces: Qadri
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Cleric Tahirul Qadri, who shook the Pakistan government in January with his fiery speeches during the three-day siege in the capital, says the May 11 general elections in the country would bring about no change, not even of the faces in the system.
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Pakistan says navy officers behind dockyard attack fled country
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Friday that two navy officers, who had been involved in a recent terrorist attack on navy targets, have fled the country. A navy officer and three...
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Pakistan says it values China's support for SCO membership
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan Friday said it appreciates China's support for the country's quest to become member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as the group has agreed to expand its membership. On...
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Michael Douglas insists it's much more fun to play villains. The 69-year-old actor has had a varied career but admits he much prefers taking on the role of a villain and even claimed being an unlikeable character is...
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