Election Day

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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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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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Latest stories

Ukraine denies firing ballistic missiles against insurgents
Kiev, July 30 (IANS) Ukraine Wednesday dismissed Western media reports that Kiev used short-range ballistic missiles against insurgents in the east of the country. | by IANS
 
Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over cross-border attack
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday summoned Afghan envoy and lodged a strong protest over an attack launched by terrorists from across the border. | by IANS
 
Indian in Dubai jailed for groping woman
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) An Indian expatriate has been jailed for groping a woman at a metro station here, a media report said Wednesday. | by IANS
 
 

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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New Jersey Will Be Able To Vote By Email

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 5 2012, 9:49am CST | by Mark Raby

New Jersey Will Be Able To Vote By Email
An unprecedented move
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Barack Obama Sues Ohio Over Early Voting

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 8 2012, 12:21am CDT | by Mark Raby

Doesn't want military voters to have special privileges
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