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

Monday, 20 November 2017

Merkel in favour of snap poll over minority government

Germany needs stable leadership "that does not need to seek a majority for every decision".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is ready to take her centre-right alliance into a snap election than lead a minority government, as political uncertainty in Europe's top economy rises.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Libyan rivals agree on nationwide ceasefire

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The two main rivals in conflict-ridden Libya have agreed on a nationwide ceasefire, except for in the fight against terrorist groups, and will work on holding early presidential and parliamentary elections, according to a joint declaration.

Monday, 1 May 2017

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

UK Parliament to Be Dissolved May 3 Ahead of Snap General Election

The UK parliament will likely be dissolved after midnight on May 3 in the run-up to a snap general election that Prime Minister Theresa May called for June 8, the leader of the House of Commons said Tuesday.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Monday, 9 January 2017

Kremlin: U.S. report on Russian hacking 'unfounded,' 'amateurishly emotional'

Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has dismissed U.S. intelligence reports alleging the Kremlin interfered with the U.S. election as "absolutely unfounded" and "amateurishly emotional."

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Obama admits underestimating impact of Russian hacking

President Barack Obama on Sunday admitted that he "underestimated" the impact misinformation and hacking can have on democracies, a remark that follows an intelligence report on Russian meddling in the US presidential election.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Trump praises 'very smart' Putin for response against US

 U. S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for not reacting immediately to Washington's move to punish it over alleged election-related interference.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Park to calmly accept impeachment if passed

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that she will calmly accept the impeachment if it is passed in the scheduled parliamentary vote three days later.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

US Texas governor warns of possible terror attack

The governor of the U.S. state of Texas on Friday warned of a possible terrorist threat against the state, urging the public to be vigilant and report anything suspicious over the coming days.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Spain's King to meet political leaders ahead of last attempt to elect PM

Spanish King Felipe VI is to meet with political party leaders on Oct. 24-25 to discuss the available options in Spain's attempt to form a government, the King's office said on Tuesday.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Austrian Leader Quits as Anti-migrant Mood Spreads

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann abruptly resigned Monday, two weeks after his center-left Social Democratic Party's presidential nominee was drubbed in first-round elections by an anti-immigration far right candidate.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Socialist Sanchez confirms Spain is heading for new elections

Pedro Sanchez, leader of the socialist PSOE party, confirmed on Tuesday that Spain is heading for new elections, after he could not guarantee enough votes that would secure him the country's prime minister post.

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Monday, 2 November 2015

OSCE says Turkey vote hindered by violence, media crackdown

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) charged in a damning report on Monday that Turkey's election was marred by a media crackdown, violence and other security concerns.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Turkey snap elections set for Nov. 1

The Turkish election board confirmed that snap elections, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for earlier this week, will be heard on November 1.

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Greek PM submits resignation ahead of September election

Alexis Tsipras has resigned, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in. 

Monday, 10 August 2015

Greece's third bailout deal in final stretch (gov't sources)

Greece's marathon negotiations with international lenders to finalize the third Greek bailout deal in five years were in the final stretch on Monday and "white smoke" could emerge as soon as Tuesday morning, according to government sources.

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