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

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Are BOTH candidates mentally unfit to be president? Majority of Americans in 6 swing states think so

US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden
As US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden accuse each other of being unfit for the job, voters in six swing states say they agree… with both of them. A poll reveals voters think neither is mentally fit.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin

interference in the US elections
Republican politicians in the US have joined the Democrats and intelligence officials in denouncing President Donald Trump's failure to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin over interference in the US elections, calling his response as "shameful" and "disgraceful".

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

Turquie: le parti prokurde demande à la cour constitutionnelle de libérer Demirtas

Selahattin Demirtas
Les dirigeants du principal parti prokurde de Turquie ont appelé vendredi la cour constitutionnelle à ordonner au plus vite la libération de son candidat à la présidentielle de juin, Selahattin Demirtas, lors d'un rassemblement de campagne près de sa prison.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Venezuelan Opposition Vows to Push for New Presidential Vote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Venezuelan opposition, controlling the parliament, is planning to push for a new presidential election to be held by the end of 2018, National Assembly President Omar Barboza said.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Italy rightwingers, populists in gov't-formation talks after Berlusconi steps aside

Italy rightwingers, populists in gov't-formation talks
The rightwing League and the populist Five Star Movement said in a joint statement late on Thursday that they have made significant progress in talks for the formation of a new government.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Austria to ban election campaigning by Turkish officials: chancellor

Austria to ban election campaigning by Turkish officials
Election campaigning by Turkish officials in Austria is "not wanted" and will no longer be allowed in future, according to Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Le scrutin du 4 mars en Italie décisif pour l'Europe, selon une étude

italia elezioni 2018
Les Italiens ont le sentiment d'avoir été abandonnés par leurs partenaires de l'Union européenne et leur vote lors des élections générales le 4 mars risque de traduire leur mécontentement, a averti vendredi l'institut Jacques Delors dans une étude rendue publique à Bruxelles.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Italian elections could hinge on immigration, far-right backlash

More than 600,000 migrants, mostly from Africa, have reached Italian shores
With Italy's general elections scheduled for March 4, issues surrounding migration dominate, with political observers saying the vote could turn on public reaction to a series of gruesome events in the small central Italian town of Macerata.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry views US statements on Navalny as election meddling

Russian Foreign Ministry
In a recent Twitter post, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described US Department of State’s comments on the rejection of Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny's presidential bid as "meddling in the Russian elections."

Monday, December 25, 2017

Spanish king urges Catalan lawmakers to avoid confrontation in Christmas speech

King Felipe VI
King Felipe VI used his traditional Christmas Eve address Sunday night to call on Catalonia’s newly elected parliament to renounce further moves toward secession from Spain.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hungary Summons US Envoy over Media Funding Plan

Hungary Summons US Envoy over Media Funding Plan
Hungary’s foreign ministry has summoned US envoy David Kostelancik over a plan to fund rural media outlets in Hungary, which Budapest considers a “political intervention” ahead of an election due early next year.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Cuba Begins Transition to Post-Castro Era

Castro Era
Cuba on Monday began a five-month political transition expected to end with Raul Castro's departure from the presidency, capping his family's near-total dominance of the political system for nearly 60 years.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Facebook works with Harvard against hackers targeting US elections

US elections
Facebook Inc., an online social media and social networking service, said Wednesday it will work with a Harvard University project against hackers who target elections in the United States.

Friday, June 30, 2017

France's Macron sees slowdown in approval rating: poll

A poll released Thursday showed that the popularity of President Emmanuel Macron, France's youngest head of state, suffered a slowdown a month after he occupied the Elysee Palace.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'Choice between plague & cholera': 29% of French voters plan to abstain in presidential runoff

Only a few days before France heads to the polls for a crucial vote to choose its next president, surveys show there are millions of people who are undecided who to vote for, or intend to abstain rather than support either of the two candidates.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

French riot police clash with youths protesting against second round candidates

Smoke grenades could be seen being thrown at a demonstration in Paris where hundreds of protesters are marching against second round candidates for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. French media reported that police deployed tear gas against the protesters.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bulgarian activists erect border fence to deter Turkish ‘election provocations’

Bulgarian volunteers have begun erecting a fence on the country’s border with Turkey without authorization from the government to “prevent Turkish provocations" during elections, RIA Novosti reports.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...