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Moscow court reverses Sergei Mitrokhin election ban

A Moscow court has canceled a decision by the election commission to bar the opposition candidate from running in Moscow's upcoming election. Election restrictions have triggered major, long-running p...

Moscow court reverses Sergei Mitrokhin election ban

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Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....
01:00 2019-08-14

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAF’s testosterone regulations imposed on her, a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday."...
04:26 2019-08-01

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
01:00 2019-08-11

Moscow Election Protest Attracts Enormous Crowd MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in one of Moscow’s biggest political protests in recent years, denouncing the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital’s city council ballot. The rally was the fourth consecutive weekend demons...
04:39 2019-08-11

Moscow Police Arrest 800 During Contentious Election Protests (MOSCOW) — Police in Moscow cracked down hard on unsanctioned election protests for the second weekend in a row Saturday, detaining more than 800 people at a rally against the exclusion from city council contests of some independent and opposition candidates, an arrest monitoring group said. E...
00:00 2019-08-04

‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken hold in an unusual way....
18:00 2019-07-31

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
00:00 2019-08-04

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candidates on the fall city council elections.        ...
21:13 2019-08-10

Moscow election protest attracts huge crowd, spurs spinoffs Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in one of Moscow’s biggest political protests in recent years, denouncing the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital’s city council ballot...
20:26 2019-08-10

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
21:26 2019-08-17

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
17:13 2019-07-14

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be investigated by authorities, state-run media in the country has reported....
21:26 2019-08-14

A Russian Couple Faces Losing Custody of Their Child After Taking Him to Moscow Election Protests (MOSCOW) — Moscow’s children’s rights ombudsman and other public figures have reacted with outrage to Russian prosecutors’ moves to remove a 1-year-old boy from his parents because they allegedly took him to an unauthorized protest. Prosecutors claimed that Dmitri and Olga Pr...
17:13 2019-08-07

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
00:00 2019-08-04

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primaries Tuesday. But a case the justices have yet to decide could mean revisions to about two dozen state House voting districts and, in theory, a new prim...
20:52 2019-06-08

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
08:39 2019-05-24

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
19:00 2019-05-24

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's victory in May....
04:39 2019-06-28

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland after t...
06:52 2019-05-30

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
21:00 2019-05-24

Indonesia president calls for unity after court upholds his election win Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld the victory of President Joko Widodo in April's election, dismissing allegations by the opposition that the vote to lead the world's third-biggest democracy was rigged....
19:13 2019-06-27

Mauritanian court confirms election win for government-backed candidate A Mauritanian court on Monday confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country's next president, dismissing an appeal by opposition candidates over alleged voting irregularities in last month's election....
17:52 2019-07-01

Nitin Gadkari's Lok Sabha Election Win Challenged In Court By Nana Patole Congress leader Nana Patole Friday filed a petition before the Bombay High Court challenging Union minister Nitin Gadkari's election to the Lok Sabha from Nagpur, alleging illegalities in the......
20:13 2019-07-05

Court Asks Election Commission To Decide On Linking Voter ID With Aadhaar The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to decide on the possibility of linking election identity cards with Aadhaar numbers in accordance with law within 8 weeks....
11:00 2019-07-16

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
06:39 2019-05-26

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
15:52 2019-05-31

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections. Thursday’s ruling paves the way for elections to the Supreme Rada to be held on July 21, about four months ahead of schedule. President Volod...
20:26 2019-06-20

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the......
18:39 2019-06-12

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year's upcoming election....
21:26 2019-05-29

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
04:52 2019-06-08

Biden reverses course: 'We need to get tough with China' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday plans on reversing his earlier stance on China, acknowledging during remarks in Iowa he is "worried" about the communist nation's economic and military rise....
23:26 2019-06-11

Trump reverses course, says 'of course' he would report foreign interference U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement, telling Fox News in an interview he would "of course" contact authorities....
18:26 2019-06-14

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
05:26 2019-06-07

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
04:26 2019-06-07

Trump’s budget office reverses foreign aid pause President Donald Trump‘s budget office on Friday backed off its pause on several pots of foreign aid amid mounting bipartisan backlash.A senior administration official said the funding halt, which the Office of Management and Budget requested last weekend, was “temporary.“ OMB had asked for “an acco...
02:26 2019-08-10

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact as Biden Reverses His Stance For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
20:13 2019-06-07

Services Activity Reverses Course, Surges in July: Survey The IHS Markit Services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to a one year high of 53.8 in July, up from 49.6 in June and comfortably above the 50-mark that separates growth from contraction....
00:13 2019-08-06

Trump Reverses Course—Again—on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 That didn’t last long. Just one day after the Trump administration said the 2020 census forms would be published without a question asking whether people are U.S. citizens, Donald Trump railed (on Twitter, of course) that such reports were “FAKE!” and that his team was “moving forward” on having the...
08:52 2019-07-04

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:13 2019-06-07

Wife reverses full speed into husband’s car The damages will cost nearly $10K and some time to repair, but egos may take a bit longer. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Association of tech professionals reverses policy on Huawei BEIJING (AP) — The world’s largest association of technology professionals has reversed a decision that would have excluded employees of Chinese tech giant Huawei and its affiliates from some editorial and peer review activities. The announcement by the IEEE followed a clarification from the U...
08:52 2019-06-03

| Marler reverses retirement plan, named in England squad Joe Marler has come out of international retirement to be named in England's Rugby World Cup training squad, while Danny Cipriani has also been included....
17:26 2019-07-04

Federal panel reverses ruling that tossed Ky. ethics rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that because the Kentucky ethics laws “are closely d...
02:00 2019-05-31

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
02:39 2019-06-08

Con Ed reverses course, admits power cable fire started blackout Embattled power company Con Edison completely backtracked Monday — admitting that a power cable caught fire and failed at its West 65th Street station triggering the massive blackout that left a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side in the dark for five hours. “In this case, primary and backup relay ...
07:39 2019-07-16

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
12:00 2019-06-07

U.S. reverses plans to call Flynn as witness in upcoming Virginia trial U.S. prosecutors have canceled plans to call President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as witness in an Virginia trial involving Flynn's former business partner - an abrupt change that raises questions about Flynn's cooperation with the government and its impact on his ...
18:52 2019-07-09

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
06:26 2019-06-04

France reverses decision to cut default speed limit from 90kmh to 80kmh News 31 May, 2019 French government reverses last year’s decision to cut the default speed limit by 10kmh on roads without separation barriers...
12:39 2019-05-31

Top investors lose $1 billion as China's Nasdaq-style board reverses on day two The biggest shareholders in China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market lost a combined $1 billion in the second day of trade on Tuesday, a day after the board's roaring debut created three new billionaires....
14:39 2019-07-23

Google reverses decision to cut ties with Huawei after US eases trade restrictions Alphabet Inc's Google said Tuesday that keeping phones up to date and secure was in "everyone's best interests," shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on China's Huawei....
14:52 2019-05-21

Facebook reverses ban on Led Zeppelin album cover featuring naked children Social network acknowledges ‘culturally significant image’ amid protests against its nudity policyFacebook has overturned a ban it made this week on displaying the cover of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy album, which features images of naked children.The website Ultimate Classic Rock (UCR) had po...
13:39 2019-06-21

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Canada reverses speed restrictions meant to protect right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence "Although we are allowing vessels to transit at safe operating speeds in the designated shipping lanes, if even one North Atlantic right whale is spotted, we will immediately implement another slowdown."...
02:26 2019-08-03

Carnival cruise ship reverses course, rescues man from sinking boat near Cozumel, Mexico Carnival Paradise came to the rescue of a Mexican national whose boat was sinking in nearby waters — reversing course to bring him onboard.        ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
15:26 2019-08-16

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We are absolutely moving forward” — despite a S...
09:00 2019-07-04

San Francisco school board reverses plan to paint over mural showing slaves and violence School board votes instead to obscure artwork with panelsMural painted in 1930s features a dead Native AmericanThe San Francisco school board has reversed its decision to paint over a series of graphic murals featuring a dead Native American and black slaves, following national opposition to the ear...
21:26 2019-08-14

Joe Biden reverses stance on Hyde Amendment, announces opposition amid 2020 outcry Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reversed his stance on the Hyde amendment, Thursday, saying he "can no longer support an amendment that makes" a woman's right to an abortion "dependent on someone's ZIP code." ...
04:13 2019-06-07

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted......
18:52 2019-05-22

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
10:13 2019-05-27

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
16:26 2019-05-27

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
20:52 2019-06-27

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
15:26 2019-06-22

2,000 demonstrate in Moscow against police falsifications MOSCOW (AP) — About 2,000 people rallied in Moscow to protest the falsifying of cases by Russian police and the detention of political activists. The demonstration on Sunday, which authorities had sanctioned to take place, was the latest in a series of protests sparked by the arrest this month of a ...
23:13 2019-06-23

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
13:39 2019-06-09

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
16:39 2019-06-16

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
16:52 2019-06-13

Four-year-old’s message in a bottle gets reply from Moscow Little Taylor Powell threw a message in a bottle in the sea while vacationing in Spain — and got a reply from Moscow. Powell, four, put a selfie in the bottle with her dad’s phone number and the message: “If you find this picture, please respond with a name of your country and a picture.”......
19:00 2019-07-02

Tesla in Moscow crashes into tow truck while on Autopilot Another Tesla crash might serve as a reminder that Autopilot isn't flawless. Driver Alexi Tretyakov reported that his EV (said to be a Model 3) crashed into a parked tow truck on Moscow's Ring Road while Autopilot was active. The owner said the Aug......
01:52 2019-08-12

Russian, Chinese leaders sit down for talks in Moscow Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sat down for talks at the Kremlin in a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals...
14:52 2019-06-05

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow A major fire caused by a possible explosion at the Severnaya Thermal Power Plant near Moscow injured at least eight people Thursday, authorities said....
21:00 2019-07-11

Upcoming Moscow protests will set stage for Russia’s next act Another major protest planned for Saturday in Moscow could embolden President Vladimir Putin’s critics. Or the Kremlin may try to draw a line on the growing number of demonstrations with baton-wielding police....
04:26 2019-08-09

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
11:26 2019-06-07

Moscow residents fight back against 'second Chernobyl' Plans for a new highway through Russia's capital have sparked protests. Locals say the project could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, sending radioactive dust into the air and into Moscow's river....
21:39 2019-07-23

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets' Old and young gathered in central Moscow on Saturday to demand a free and fair election. Nearly 700 people were detained in the latest opposition rally but the protesters who spoke with DW said they wouldn't be deterred....
07:52 2019-08-04

Estonia: Moscow’s marking of Tallinn retake ‘provocative’ Estonia has protested Russian plans to hold festivities marking the 75th anniversary of the seizure of the Baltic nation’s capital by the Soviet Red Army in 1944...
13:00 2019-07-10

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
16:39 2019-06-12

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
21:52 2019-08-03

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
21:52 2019-08-03

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal....
23:39 2019-06-30

Kremlin: Putin doesn’t think Moscow protests significant The Kremlin spokesman says that President Vladimir Putin is following mass opposition protests in Moscow but does not think they are significant enough...
12:52 2019-08-13

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital...
20:39 2019-07-15

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
00:26 2019-08-04

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
23:13 2019-07-02

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
20:26 2019-06-12

Thousands to march in Moscow in support of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov’s arrest on drug-dealing charges is seen as an attempt to silence his reportingThousands of protesters are to march in Moscow in support of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug-dealing charges that are widely seen as an attempt to silence his reports ...
16:39 2019-06-11

Germany calls on Russia to release Moscow protesters Moscow authorities arrested more than 800 people for participating in an unauthorized rally. But some residents said they "had no option left but to protest" in the face of a growing crackdown on independent candidates....
05:52 2019-08-06

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
19:39 2019-07-14

| Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group....
20:13 2019-08-03

Russian police detain more than 300 opposition protesters in Moscow Russian police on Saturday detained more than 300 people attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
17:00 2019-08-03

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
23:00 2019-08-10

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence has left them shaken but with their resolve strengthened...
18:39 2019-07-31

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
18:13 2019-06-07

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody....
15:26 2019-06-08

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
04:26 2019-07-18

Tesla car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow The driver said he was in a drive assistance mode but still holding the steering wheel when the car crashed into the stationary tow truck that he had not noticed....
03:13 2019-08-13

| Well-travelled former World Cup winner Schuerrle heads to Moscow Former World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle moved from Borussia Dortmund to Spartak Moscow on a season-long loan deal on Wednesday, the Russian club announced....
22:26 2019-07-31

Moscow wants to be a model smart city; this is how they plan to achieve it The concept of smart cities is a well trodden one and has been at the core of the expansion of some of the world’s big megalopolises. Moscow, however, rarely comes to mind when thinking about technology, primarily because Russia is often considered to have a significant tech presence - u...
03:26 2019-08-15

Moscow Antigovernment Rally Draws Tens of Thousands Nearly 50,000 people flooded a broad boulevard in Moscow, calling for an end to political controls under Russian President Vladimir Putin and decrying recent weeks’ police violence....
03:00 2019-08-11

OPEC's Partnership Concentrates Power in Riyadh and Moscow This week, the 14 members of OPEC extended an agreement with 10 other countries led by Russia to continue oil production cuts into 2020. While on paper the cartel trying to corral prices has widened considerably, the nexus of decision making has narrowed. Only Riyadh and Moscow matter....
21:39 2019-07-03

Chinese, Russian cyber watchdogs meet in Moscow A delegation from the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which oversees national cyber policy, met officials at Russia's state communications watchdog in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian regulator said....
18:14 2019-07-17

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
19:26 2019-07-31

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th century collection of Russian businessman Sergei Shchukin going on show in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. The exhibition, ‘Sh...
17:00 2019-06-19

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces around a mock-up of an apartment. Music issues from so...
11:39 2019-07-23

Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive....
01:00 2019-07-05

Opinion: Growing discontent in Moscow poses challenge to Kremlin As tens of thousands rallied on the streets of Moscow, Russia's rulers reacted with violence and fear. Their worries are warranted, writes Miodrag Soric....
05:26 2019-08-11

Major fire erupts at power station in Moscow region A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
16:00 2019-07-11

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
17:00 2019-08-11

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s local election.  ...
00:26 2019-08-12

Bundesliga transfers: Maximilian Philipp leaves BVB for Dynamo Moscow Weeks after Andre Schürrle left Borussia Dortmund bound for Spartak Moscow, a second BVB attacker is headed to the Russian capital. Maximilian Philipp has signed a four-year contract with city rivals Dynamo Moscow....
13:39 2019-08-09

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
15:39 2019-07-11

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
10:39 2019-08-12

Tesla Model 3 Catches Fire After Hitting Tow Truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he......
10:13 2019-08-12

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital's legislature....
15:52 2019-07-20

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Washington for failing to undertake talks on new weap...
23:39 2019-06-11

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump’s effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election. The staff-led, closed-door interview is part of the comm...
10:13 2019-06-21

Medics who treated victims of accident sent to Moscow for examination: TASS Medics who treated victims of an accident during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation last week have been sent to Moscow for medical examination, TASS news agency cited an unnamed medical source as saying on Tuesday....
16:26 2019-08-13

| WATCH | Dozens arrested at huge opposition rally in Moscow Nearly 50 000 opposition supporters rallied and dozens were arrested in Moscow at one of the largest authorised protests since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012....
23:00 2019-08-10

Thousands march in Moscow demanding open city elections More than 100 arrested in biggest opposition rally in six years, prompted by disqualification of independent candidates Russia’s opposition held its largest protest in years in central Moscow in a show of strength and defiance after previous rallies were forcefully dispersed with mass arrests.Monito...
21:52 2019-08-10

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
15:39 2019-06-15

Russian police start detaining protesters in central Moscow Russian police started detaining people in central Moscow on Saturday during an unauthorized opposition protest with one monitoring group, OVD-info, saying at least six people had been taken into custody....
14:13 2019-08-03

Russian police detain 89 protesters in central Moscow: monitor Russian police detained 89 people in central Moscow during an unauthorised opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
15:00 2019-08-03

Russian police make mass arrests at Moscow protest Nearly 200 detained in protest triggered by refusal to let opposition candidates stand in electionsRiot police in Moscow made mass arrests on Saturday in an attempt to quash a protest rally that had been banned by authorities.The rally was the latest episode of a nascent protest movement, triggered ...
16:00 2019-08-03

Russia protests: Police arrest hundreds at Moscow rally Demonstrators in Russia have launched fresh protests against unfair treatment of the opposition ahead of city elections in Moscow next month. Authorities have detained scores of protesters, a monitoring group said....
16:26 2019-08-03

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections More than 300 people were arrested Saturday during protests in Moscow calling for fair and free upcoming local elections, according to an independent monitoring group....
18:52 2019-08-03

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
18:00 2019-08-03

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
04:13 2019-06-22

Russian police detain 311 protesters in central Moscow - monitor Russian police detained 311 people in central Moscow during an unauthorized opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
17:00 2019-08-03

Russia: Demonstrators defiant ahead of opposition rally in Moscow A recent police crackdown on protesters pushing for fair local council elections in Russia's capital has not deterred the demonstrators. Thousands are expected to rally again over the weekend....
20:26 2019-08-02

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
20:26 2019-08-02

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency medical squad was called for Ivan Golunov and...
18:00 2019-06-08

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
10:00 2019-07-15

Russian police make hundreds of arrests at Moscow protest More than 800 detained in protest triggered by refusal to let opposition candidates stand in electionsRiot police in Moscow made mass arrests on Saturday in an attempt to quash a protest rally that had been banned by authorities.The rally was the latest episode of a nascent protest movement, trigger...
07:26 2019-08-04

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
11:39 2019-06-06

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:52 2019-06-07

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough and that further talks would be needed, Russian news agencies reported....
11:39 2019-05-30

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
22:26 2019-07-14

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters on Moscow's Red Square Russian police detained seven Crimean Tatars on Moscow's Red Square on Wednesday after dispersing a demonstration that had aimed to draw attention to alleged rights abuses on the Black Sea peninsula which Russia annexed from Ukraine five years ago....
16:52 2019-07-10

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public anger. Ovd-info, a website that tracks arrests, sa...
15:00 2019-06-14

Kebabs and rock music: Moscow's ruse for luring the young away from politics ‘Spoiler’ festivals are being held in Russia to try to keep young protesters off the streetsOnce there were bread and circuses. Now there are DJ sets and kebabs.As thousands of Russians prepare for opposition protests for the third straight weekend in Moscow, the city government is laying on festiva...
12:13 2019-08-10

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
08:13 2019-08-11

UPDATE 2-Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
01:52 2019-08-12

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
18:52 2019-06-12

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
06:13 2019-07-18

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
23:13 2019-06-07

Rammstein members kiss onstage in Moscow in defiance of Russia's "gay propaganda" law We’ve previously reported on Russia’s “gay propaganda” law, which Vladimir Putin signed into existence in 2013. Basically, the law is meant to ban the distribution of “propaganda of homosexuality among minors,” and has resulted in the recent Elton John biopic Rocketman getting recut by Russian autho...
22:26 2019-07-31

Tesla Model 3 catches fire after colliding with a parked truck in Moscow Matthew DeBord/BI A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday. Asked in a video published on REN TV website if he was using an Autopilot self-driving system, driver Alexei Tretyakov said he was in a drive assistance mode in ...
02:13 2019-08-14

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia......
22:13 2019-07-31

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
18:52 2019-06-07

Multiple injuries reported after fire breaks out at Moscow power plant The fire had broken out at Thermal Power Station-27 in the Mytishchi district northeast of Moscow, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said earlier on Thursday....
14:39 2019-07-11

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
21:39 2019-07-16

Instagram influencer found dead inside suitcase in her Moscow apartment Twenty-four-year-old Ekaterina Karaglanova’s body was discovered with knife wounds inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Major fire breaks out at power station in Moscow region: TASS A major fire broke out at an electricity generating power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, the TASS news agency cited a source in the emergency services as saying....
12:39 2019-07-11

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
13:26 2019-08-16

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
21:52 2019-08-07

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBT rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-called gay propaganda law, the kiss could be considered illegal....
09:52 2019-08-01

Thousands of demonstrators demand free elections in Moscow’s biggest protest in years A month of demonstrations over elections for the Moscow city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-2013, when protesters took to the streets against perceived electoral fraud....
05:26 2019-08-11

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBTQ rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-called gay propaganda law, the kiss could be considered illegal....
12:13 2019-08-01

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday, Moscow is a modern, rapidly developing metropolis, a far cry from its dark, litter-strewn, dilapidated self 20 years ago. Its formerly abandoned indu...
14:39 2019-08-12

Moscow protests pressuring Vladimir Putin find female standard-bearer Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating in a weekend protest, she was detained by police in the Russian capital....
01:00 2019-08-11

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
11:00 2019-07-21

Bundesliga transfers: Andre Schürrle leaves Borussia Dortmund for Spartak Moscow Andre Schürrle is on the move again, this time to Spartak Moscow on loan. The Borussia Dortmund winger will be the second 2014 World Cup winner to ply his trade in Russia while Sebastian Rudy is back at Hoffenheim....
18:52 2019-07-31

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in building our democracy and saving it from any enemies fo...
03:00 2019-08-15

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
21:52 2019-08-01

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
15:13 2019-06-13

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
23:26 2019-08-13

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:13 2019-06-14

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
19:00 2019-08-13

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
21:13 2019-08-02

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
01:13 2019-07-04

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
23:13 2019-06-11

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
23:26 2019-06-17

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
18:00 2019-06-17

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
16:26 2019-06-17

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
09:13 2019-07-02

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:26 2019-07-20

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:26 2019-07-21

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
19:26 2019-08-16

Bundesliga transfers: Dodi Lukebakio joins Hertha as Andre Schürrle heads to Moscow Dodi Lukebakio, who spent last season on loan in Düsseldorf, has joined Hertha Berlin, while Andre Schürrle is off to Spartak Moscow on loan. Elsewhere, Sebastian Rudy is back at Hoffenheim after struggling at Schalke....
21:52 2019-08-01

Election Results 2019: Top 5 Ways To Check Lok Sabha Election 2019 Results Online The Lok Sabha election result 2019 will be declared on May 23. The recently concluded seven-phase 2019 general election was the world's largest democratic polling exercise, in which more than 900......
15:00 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:39 2019-06-08

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
19:00 2019-05-30

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
15:00 2019-05-21

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. Th...
15:13 2019-05-21

A look at what comes next in 2nd Israeli election of 2019 Israel is in unchartered political territory after the newly elected parliament dissolved itself early on Thursday and set another election date, within six months of the previous one....
12:39 2019-05-30

Key takeaways from EU election results The results of the European elections revealed some unexpected outcomes Monday as the full picture from the world's biggest multi-country vote became clearer....
18:52 2019-05-27

More than $1.6M to be paid to MPs not running for re-election Thirty-nine sitting MPs have declared they won't run again in the next election, of whom 18 are eligible for severance payments totalling an estimated $1,618,850....
22:26 2019-07-09

No new dawn for far right in European election Support for extremist parties remains limited, with signs of protest voting around single issues. While euroskeptics fared well in several countries, DW research suggests more modest gains for the far-right....
17:52 2019-05-31

This Election Was Like A Pilgrimage For Me, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told his ministerial colleagues that this Lok Sabha election was like a pilgrimage for him, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told media after the meeting....
08:00 2019-05-22

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its support fall by more than half compared to the last election....
22:13 2019-06-05

EU election: Turnout highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
07:13 2019-05-27

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed to humiliating defeat....
02:13 2019-05-24

29 former MPs looking to make a comeback in fall election Most of the 29 former MPs running in this year's campaign were defeated in 2015 and are looking to regain their former seats in a new political environment....
20:52 2019-07-21

2020 Democrat: ‘We are well on our way to losing this election’ Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
22:39 2019-08-08

Set to Win Re-Election, Modi Celebrates With Supporters Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India is on track to to become the first Indian prime minister to lead his party to majorities in Parliament in back-to-back elections in nearly 50 years....
19:52 2019-05-23

Former president still looms over Kazakh election For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot....
13:39 2019-06-07

Spain's acting PM says he is not planning for another election Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he is not planning to call a new election in the midst of complicated, multi-party talks ahead of a parliamentary vote on his investiture on July 22-23....
12:39 2019-07-11

Why Italy Is Headed for Yet Another Early Election Political turmoil in Italy spurred snap elections in 1994, 1996 and 2008. Now, another one appears to be around the corner. Near-constant sparring between unlikely bedfellows Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio, who’ve shared power as deputy premiers in a populist coalition led by Premier Giuseppe Cont...
07:39 2019-08-10

Election Problem Or Normal Mistake? FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A new law took the Secretary of State’s power of the State Board of Election away, and it is a change she says leaves room for mistakes to be made. Some clerks are accusing her of making a big deal out of nothing. In last month’s primary, there were 50 erro...
00:39 2019-06-07

Istanbul’s candidates in re-run of mayoral election A look at the two main candidates running for mayor of Istanbul in Sunday’s repeat election: Former prime minister Benali Yildirim and popular challenger Ekrem Imamoglu whose campaign slogan is “Everything will be great!”...
10:26 2019-06-22

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
00:00 2019-06-18

8 key takeaways from the European election results The results of the European elections revealed some unexpected outcomes Monday as the full picture from the world's biggest multi-country vote became clearer....
12:13 2019-05-27

Is Boris Johnson planning an election? There have been some key hints at the possibility of a general election in the autumnIt might not be welcome news for voters, let alone MPs, but the UK could be facing its third general election in little more than four years. With many pundits predict an autumn poll, here is a list of reasons why t...
22:26 2019-08-09

EU election aftermath — live updates Across Europe, voters cast aside the old guard in favor of populists and Green parties. Keep up with the latest reactions here as Europe grapples with a heavily fractured parliament....
14:26 2019-05-27

Poland's president wants parliamentary election on Oct 13 Poland's President Andrzej Duda said on Friday he prefers Oct. 13 for the next parliamentary election which the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is expected to win again thanks to generous social programs and strong economic growth....
02:39 2019-08-03

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-07-18

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President Trump. And the economy will be the major issue dur...
05:52 2019-08-01

Why Is This Temple Important to India’s Election? Our reporter Jeffrey Gettleman traveled to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi used a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to try to win another five-year term....
20:00 2019-05-22

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and economic development....
12:39 2019-05-22

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce....
10:26 2019-05-23

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
01:13 2019-06-20

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday ni...
19:13 2019-05-22

Sort Brexit and win election: Five things on the next PM's to-do list Only three candidates - Boris Johnson, Esther McVey and Rory Stewart -  have so far formally declared their intention to stand for the Tory leadership. ...
09:52 2019-05-24

EU's Katainen says Weber well placed to replace Juncker after EU election EU Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said Manfred Weber, who heads the European Parliament's conservative EPP group, was well placed to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as Commission president....
13:52 2019-05-27

EU election turnout in France nearly 20% by noon, up from 16% in 2014 Turnout figures for European elections in France showed a 19.26% participation rate by noon local time (1000 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, a rate significantly higher than during the 2014 vote....
14:52 2019-05-26

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader predicted on Thursday that the majority leader will buckle and take up federal election security, a once-bipartisan issue. But though Democrats have ...
00:13 2019-08-02

Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks after winning an April ballot....
21:13 2019-05-27

Donald Trump Says Re-Election Will Be Easier If He Is Impeached US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against......
18:52 2019-06-23

The Greek Election Brings Hope for a Country in Need In Greece, the mainstream has returned to power and the populists are in retreat. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised that the country would “proudly raise its head again,” and Greek voters have given him a robust election victory. The new Prime Minister has his work cut out for ...
14:13 2019-07-11

Israelis Brace for a New Election. The Real Contest May Come Later. With polls showing the major parties deadlocked, Israelis already seem to be looking past the Sept. 17 election to the bruising coalition negotiations expected to follow....
23:26 2019-08-01

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president...
10:00 2019-05-31

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Barak....
15:39 2019-07-05

Guatemalans Vote in Runoff Presidential Election (GUATEMALA CITY) — Guatemalans voted Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting former first lady Sandra Torres against conservative Alejandro Giammattei in a nation beset by poverty and unemployment, and dealing with migration issues. Giammattei, making his fourth bid for the presidency, is the ...
00:26 2019-08-12

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), wil...
19:26 2019-07-08

Counting started in Malawi's tight three-way election Vote counting has started in Malawi after Tuesday's elections. President Peter Mutharika, hoping for a second term, is battling to hold off two serious rivals....
11:00 2019-05-22

Lib Dems win key by-election as Johnson's working majority is cut to one The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election - meaning Boris Johnson's working majority in parliament has now fallen to just one....
16:52 2019-08-02

Primary Election ballots being mailed Friday TUCSON – The Tucson City Clerk’s Office is mailing ballots to voters Friday for the vote-by-mail City of Tucson Primary Election. Election Day is on Aug.27. Voters must return their voted ballots by mail Aug. 21 For the City of Tucson, the mayor and city council member seats in Ward 1, 2 and 4...
00:13 2019-08-03

Poland to hold parliamentary election on October 13 Polish president's office confirmed on Tuesday that the country will hold its parliamentary election on Oct. 13, which most pollsters expect the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party to win thanks to generous social spending and robust economic growth....
19:52 2019-08-06

Laura Ingraham on the EU election, rejection of globalism With the UK's Brexit Party scoring big in the latest European election Fox News host Laura Ingraham claims that many across Europe are "demanding their freedom" and are falsely being painted "anti-immigrant" by critics....
07:26 2019-05-29

Catalonia leader to be tried over separatist propaganda during election The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Quim Torra, will be tried for disobedience after he failed to obey an order to remove separatist propaganda from public offices during election campaigning, the regional court said on Friday....
03:13 2019-07-13

Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election? It's been 50 years since Somalia last conducted a "one-person one-vote" election. With the support of the African Union the electoral commission is hoping for polls in 2020. But there is still much that needs to be done....
21:52 2019-06-23

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a new mandate....
04:39 2019-05-28

Russia's Putin says he 'sympathized' with Trump before U.S. election Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had "sympathized" with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election that swept Trump to power because of his desire to restore normal relations with Russia....
02:00 2019-07-20

Four reasons why Trump is cruising towards re-election | Cas Mudde Democrats should not delude themselves: unless they shape up – and fast – the president is heading for four more yearsOn Tuesday night President Trump launched his re-election campaign with a by now classic rally in Orlando, Florida. It was a “Greatest Hits rally” in which he accused the Democrats o...
09:39 2019-06-20

Albanians take to the streets calling for fresh election Violence erupted as thousands of Albanians protested for a snap election. The political crisis is seen as a threat to the country's aspirations of joining the European Union....
04:52 2019-06-03

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states are set to open — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
01:13 2019-05-26

Gray Television well placed for U.S. election ad deluge: Barron's Broadcasting company Gray Television Inc is well placed to profit from an anticipated deluge of political advertising ahead of U.S. elections in 2020, according to Barron's....
21:52 2019-07-07

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The Democratic Progressive Party announced the primary results Thursday. Her nomination is all but sure to be ratified by the party next week. Tsai has been...
08:26 2019-06-13

India election results: live updates Results are set to be announced in India's marathon election and CNN is following every twist and turn to hear who 900 million people voted for as their next leader...
05:13 2019-05-23

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
11:26 2019-05-25

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possible rematch....
19:39 2019-05-28

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government under a system that all but guaranteed his victory....
22:13 2019-06-05

Factbox: It's all about Brexit: The United Kingdom's EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course to win Thursday's European parliamentary election in the United Kingdom while pro-European Union parties remain divided....
13:13 2019-05-22

Election To Vellore Lok Sabha Seat On August 5 Polling for the Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for April 18, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on April 16 following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly......
14:13 2019-07-04

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Party in a crunch by-election, results on Friday......
13:52 2019-06-07

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
12:01 2019-05-26

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebook cannot be expected to manage the crisis around election misinformation campaigns on its own.The Facebook CEO, speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival o...
18:39 2019-06-27

Presidential contender says Democrats are 'well on our way to losing this election' Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more-than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
02:00 2019-08-08

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
02:01 2019-05-23

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ OSAKA, Osaka (AP)— With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign. The tone of the...
12:00 2019-06-28

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
20:52 2019-06-02

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
13:26 2019-05-23

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
14:26 2019-05-27

Eye On Key Bills, PM Holds First All-Party Meet After Big Election Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first all-party meeting - his first after reclaiming power at the centre - this morning. An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of......
11:00 2019-06-16

| Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election? Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power....
07:39 2019-06-19

Trump hails India's Modi for election win U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a big election victory that put his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its parliamentary majority....
19:39 2019-05-23

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
00:52 2019-06-04

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence leader taking the job....
23:00 2019-06-14

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
22:13 2019-06-14

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election "Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko....
16:13 2019-05-21

Change UK European Election results: Where did it all go wrong? Change UK MPs could be questioning the directions of their careers today, an expert warned after the group failed to make a mark in the European elections....
10:13 2019-05-27

Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid President Donald Trump has kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to connect his first term to the goals he hopes to achieve with four more years as president. (June 18)        ...
04:00 2019-06-19

No coalition in sight after fractured Belgium election The far-right Vlaams Belang and the Flemish nationalist N-VA came out ahead, but the shape of Belgium's next government is far from certain. Northern Belgium leaned right, while in the south, the Socialists were strong....
14:26 2019-05-27

Kentucky Has a Primary Election Today. Here’s What to Watch. Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent, is the most unpopular governor in the country. Democrats hope that will give them an opening in a red state....
21:39 2019-05-21

The EU election changes nothing. May’s deal is still the only way forward | Simon Jenkins Forget these empty election results. There is only one solution to the Brexit challenge facing a new Tory prime ministerThe European elections were meaningless. They can be read any way we want. Brexit won, but with a third of the vote, against anti-Brexit parties with much the same. Stir in a third...
12:52 2019-05-27

Five things we have learned from election results across Europe Voters reward Greens and far right as centrist groups feel their power diluteEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis – liveFive things we learned from the UK resultsIt was a bad night for the centre-left across Europe. The loose Social Democrat grouping...
13:52 2019-05-27

Turkey: Key facts in Istanbul’s rerun election Turkey: A look at the tightly contested race for mayor of Istanbul — in the voters, issues, and candidates in a poll seen by many as a test for democracy in the country of nearly 80 million people...
12:26 2019-06-22

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
14:39 2019-05-21

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full membership negotiations with the European Union...
22:52 2019-06-28

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
15:52 2019-05-21

Netanyahu vows to win Israeli snap election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his conservative Likud party would win a snap Israeli election called after he missed a deadline to form a coalition government....
00:13 2019-05-30

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
22:52 2019-06-08

5 Takeaways From Modi’s Win in India’s Gigantic Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become one of the most powerful politicians in Indian history, and his success has lifted the Hindu right to its greatest power in modern Indian history....
23:52 2019-05-23

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
00:26 2019-06-05

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
05:13 2019-05-22

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’ President Donald Trump is meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin for the first time since the special counsel found extensive evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election...
08:13 2019-06-28

From Poland to Portugal, election highlights across Europe Here's a brief look at the results of the European Parliament elections, country by country: GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel's middle-of-the-road governing coalition lost significant ground , while the Greens surged and the far right made modest gains....
19:39 2019-05-27

Key U.S. election systems could have been exposed online for months More than 30 backend election systems over the last year -- including some in key swing states like Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin -- have been left online and were susceptible to hackers. A Motherboard investigation published today revealed that sy......
17:13 2019-08-09

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation....
04:13 2019-07-22

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from Copenhagen....
21:39 2019-06-04

Ethiopia to hold national election next year Ethiopia's ruling coalition said on Friday it will hold a national election next year, defying worries over security and displacement in the east African nation that had led some to expect the election would be postponed....
20:52 2019-08-09

First "Mann Ki Baat" After PM Modi's Re-Election To Air Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio programme "Mann Ki Baat" will resume today almost a month after the PM returned to power. This will be the first "Mann Ki Baat" programme in PM Modi's second......
04:52 2019-06-30

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates. (May 21)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Mauritania prepares for historic election as discontent simmers Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country's first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960....
21:13 2019-06-20

Group sues for records on US election hacking vulnerability INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A voting security advocacy group is trying to force the former president of a group of state election officials to release documents on whether she wrongly asserted that electronic election systems are safe from hacking. The National Election Defense Coalition filed a lawsuit Thu...
20:26 2019-06-20

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists....
21:13 2019-05-27

Germany's AKK accused of calling for 'censorship' during election campaign The head of Germany's conservative CDU party wants to hold a debate on whether opinions expressed online ahead of elections should face regulation. The idea has sparked an outcry, with critics warning of censorship....
05:39 2019-05-28

UK interior minister says EU election result 'hugely disappointing' Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his Conservative Party's performance in European elections were "hugely disappointing" and his party needed to unite to deliver Brexit....
13:52 2019-05-27

US Welcomes PM Modi's Post-Election Statement On Inclusiveness The US has welcomed the post-election statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on inclusiveness, saying his re-election was a "clear" mandate for his vision of a strong, inclusive and prosperous......
11:39 2019-05-31

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
12:26 2019-06-06

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval – despite the Coalition’s pre-election green light...
01:13 2019-05-31

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
01:00 2019-05-28

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s newly elected parliament is promoting a bill to dissolve itself as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight...
16:52 2019-05-27

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
22:26 2019-05-27

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
00:01 2019-05-28

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and authentic....
18:39 2019-07-18

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
23:39 2019-05-21

The Squad v the mob: that's what the 2020 election boils down to | Moustafa Baymoumi All who fight to fulfil the ideals of the United States are in the Squad. And those ideals have never been in greater perilSo now we know what the 2020 election will look like. It will be “the Squad” versus the mob. On one side is thoughtful and engaged criticism coupled with a progressive legislati...
22:26 2019-07-18

'Fed up' grassroots Tories refuse to join election campaign Something odd is happening in the depths of Derbyshire. And it's all to do with European elections no one thought for a minute we would be taking part in....
16:00 2019-05-21

The Latest: Austria’s Kurz looks forward to fall election BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Austria’s political crisis (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Austria’s ousted chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, has told a cheering crowd in Vienna just hours after he lost a no-confidence vote that he is looking to increase his center-right party’s support in a Se...
20:26 2019-05-27

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger called the results fraudulent....
18:52 2019-05-22

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate majority leader spoke with exasperation over the backla...
08:13 2019-06-14

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals....
17:39 2019-05-22

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
20:39 2019-06-13

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will be sending 29 MEPs to Brussels as, having come out ...
04:39 2019-05-28

No Question Of Going Back To Ballot Papers: Top Election Officer Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora today dismissed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's demand to bring back ballot papers in place of electronic voting machines, saying there is no......
13:13 2019-08-09

Don’t expect a trade deal with China before the 2020 election Here we go again. The president said this week that negotiations with China over trade are far from resolving anything. So he’s talking punitive tariffs again. And that is bothering the stock market. The Chinese tactic is to stall. Trump could be out of office in 2021, so why should they negotiate w...
11:26 2019-07-18

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the streets....
20:26 2019-06-09

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
02:39 2019-05-22

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he will nominate a caretaker government next week. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
18:00 2019-05-21

Mitt Romney says he may not endorse Trump for re-election in 2020 Utah senator who called Trump ‘a phoney, a fraud’ in 2016 said political endorsements are not ‘worth a thimble of spit’Mitt Romney may not endorse Donald Trump for re-election in 2020, partly because the 2012 Republican nominee thinks political endorsements are not “worth a thimble of spit”.That sai...
22:00 2019-06-08

Cuomo has raised over $4M this year for 2022 re-election campaign The Cuomo campaign already has $8.5 million stashed in his campaign treasury, according to a financial disclosure report filed with the state Board of Elections....
07:39 2019-07-16

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have launched coordinated attacks against a district headquarter in southern Kandahar province and have killed eight employees of the Independent Election Commission...
12:01 2019-06-30

Japanese Party Takes Aim at Abe's 'Womenomics' in Election Campaign Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s shifting economic landscape....
19:00 2019-07-15

Czech PM warns of snap election if coalition crumbles Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Sunday there would be a snap election if his coalition partner goes through with threat to quit, raising the prospect of more political turmoil after weeks of street protests against his rule....
18:52 2019-06-30

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
02:39 2019-05-30

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:26 2019-06-04

Argentina restores ministry of agriculture ahead of election Argentina has recreated a ministry of agriculture, livestock and fisheries in an effort to improve public management in the sector, it said on Friday....
17:13 2019-08-02

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
08:00 2019-05-22

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
02:39 2019-05-22

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests turned violent late Tuesday a...
02:39 2019-05-22

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
00:52 2019-06-30

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prime minister, said on Sunday....
13:39 2019-06-09

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
02:39 2019-08-03

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total of 154 million cast in the world’s th...
21:39 2019-05-21

Exit poll gives Tokayev 70% of vote in Kazakh election Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has won 70.13% of the vote in Sunday's presidential election, according to an exit poll carried out by local pollster Kogamdyk Pikir Institute....
21:39 2019-06-09

Italy's populist coalition clashes over EU Commission election Italy's coalition parties clashed on Wednesday over the election of Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, in a vote that could endanger Rome's hopes of securing a top job in the new EU executive....
18:52 2019-07-17

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both wings of the Labour party expressed fears last night that they could lose a snap general election to a reinvigorated Tory party led by Boris Johnson becau...
23:26 2019-06-29

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday afternoon. After his left-win...
23:26 2019-06-09

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voters have been going to the polls to elect a successo...
07:52 2019-06-10

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances....
06:13 2019-08-14

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
13:52 2019-06-10

Facebook will ban ads that discourage voting in U.S. ahead of 2020 election Facebook pledged to put its new "don't vote" policy prohibition into effect in the fall, before the 2019 U.S. elections on Nov. 5, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a blog post announcing the report....
03:00 2019-07-01

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
04:00 2019-05-30

Protesters, police clash in Indonesian capital after election The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since then....
08:52 2019-05-22

Frontrunner in Greek election says he is ready for 'leap forward' For all he never jumps a red light in traffic, Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he is poised for a big leap forward in next Sunday's national elections....
16:13 2019-07-02

Israel Is Back in Election Mode and in Uncharted Territory The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
12:39 2019-05-30

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-07-02

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
17:39 2019-05-21

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour over EU election vote Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the party after admitting to voting Liberal Democrat in last week's European Parliament elections....
19:39 2019-05-28

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections. Chief Prosecutor María Consuelo Porras announced Wednesday that Óscar Shaad had presented a request f...
00:39 2019-06-13

UK PM candidate Gove: Britain must leave the EU before holding election Britain must leave the European Union before holding another national election, Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday, because there is the risk of a Labour government and no Brexit....
19:00 2019-05-28

When to expect DOJ inspector general report on 2016 election Thursday, Aug. 15. Mark this date on your calendar. A very good source of mine says a report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the Justice Department on spying and other nastiness during the 2016 presidential election will be out by then. And, I believe, it will be a blockbuster. So investo...
08:00 2019-07-18

No 10 refuses to rule out election shortly after 31 October Brexit Downing St indicates that snap election is possibility if Boris Johnson loses confidence voteNo 10 has not ruled out scheduling an election in the immediate days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Boris Johnson is forced into one by the loss of a confidence motion, according to party sources.Spec...
17:26 2019-08-08

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated what promised to be a new dawn for Guatemala.The president, former civil war general Otto Pérez Moli...
10:26 2019-06-13

PM Arrives In Bishkek For First Multilateral Engagement Post Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in the Kyrgyzstan capital for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, the first multilateral engagement post his re-election....
15:13 2019-06-13

Britain's Hammond says election may not solve the Brexit deadlock A national election may not resolve Britain's Brexit impasse, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday, adding that he wanted parliament to be able to resolve the issue itself under a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:26 2019-05-30

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
14:39 2019-05-22

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
22:00 2019-07-10

After Divisive India Election, Some See a Moment for Dialogue With Pakistan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a second five-year term, has an opportunity to look toward his legacy—and for any Indian leader, the big prize is ending the seven-decade enmity with Pakistan....
08:13 2019-05-29

PM Modi Arrives In Maldives For First Foreign Visit After Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Maldives today for his first foreign visit after being re-elected. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations....
14:00 2019-06-08

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
09:00 2019-06-11

Spain's Sanchez says no new election planned despite government impasse Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he was not planning to call a new election and would keep pursuing a deal to form government despite stalling inter-party talks ahead of a parliamentary vote on his investiture on July 22-23....
19:52 2019-07-11

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last year of a president’s term.At a Paducah (Kentucky) A...
04:52 2019-05-29

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
05:13 2019-05-30

After Big J&K Split, Election Body Meets To Discuss New Constituencies The Election Commission of India today held a meeting to discuss the changed circumstances in Jammu and Kashmir, and is now awaiting the Union Home Ministry's nod to conduct a delimitation exercise......
19:26 2019-08-13

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition candidate Prabowo Subainto clashed with security fo...
12:26 2019-05-22

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
19:52 2019-06-23

Britons think Johnson best PM to secure Brexit and win election - poll The public prefer Boris Johnson to Jeremy Hunt as next prime minister - and see Mr Johnson as the Conservatives' best hope of winning a general election, according to a Sky Data poll....
09:00 2019-06-21

GOP holds US House seat in Penn. special election Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls across areas of central and northern Pennsylvania that are a stronghold for President Trump. (May 22)        ...
14:13 2019-05-22

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
17:13 2019-05-22

Partial recount ordered in Malawi’s presidential election LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a “transparent recounting of the ballot papers” in 10 districts including the country’s commercial hub, Blantyre. The High Court injunction was o...
22:26 2019-05-25

India Election Results Till 10 AM: BJP Crosses 320, Congress At 111 India Election results 2019: According to the leads in the first two hours of counting, BJP crosses the 320 mark on its own and was as 322, while the Opposition Congress was at 111....
09:52 2019-05-23

Twitter CEO: Blocking misinformation is top priority in 2020 election While the 2020 presidential election presents an array of challenges for Twitter, blocking attempts to manipulate voters chief among them, CEO Jack Dorsey also anticipates a tremendous opportunity....
20:13 2019-07-31

Indian PM Modi sweeps to 'massive' election win, party says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has swept to a huge election victory, his foreign minister said on Thursday, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
10:26 2019-05-23

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
15:00 2019-05-21

Malawians vote in tough election for president Mutharika Malawians on Tuesday voted in presidential and parliamentary elections seen as a tough test for President Peter Mutharika who is running against the deputy president and a former pastor who heads the opposition....
15:00 2019-05-21

India PM Modi's party set to win thumping majority in election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:26 2019-05-23

Symantec: Russian plot against U.S. election was advanced, profitable The Russian effort to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was better planned and more advanced than previously believed, a new cybersecurity analysis said Wednesday....
17:52 2019-06-05

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
17:39 2019-07-21

No decision on Huawei and 5G before federal election call: Goodale Goodale says that's not likely to happen before campaigning begins for the Oct. 21 election, which is expected to get underway sometime in early September....
21:13 2019-07-31

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result in the country’s highest court. Official coun...
15:00 2019-05-21

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that showed a surprise Labour victory and a weak showing for eurosceptics in the Netherlands....
15:13 2019-05-24

PM favorite Johnson must broaden appeal to win any UK election: pollster Boris Johnson, frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, cannot win a general election without broadening his appeal to floating voters who instinctively distrust him, Conservative polling specialist Robert Hayward said on Wednesday....
14:39 2019-06-05

Pakistan's former tribal regions vote in first provincial election Voters in the turbulent former tribal zones of northwestern Pakistan went to the polls on Saturday in the first provincial elections since the region lost the semi-autonomous status it had held since the British colonial era....
15:52 2019-07-20

Trump, With a Smile, Tells Putin 'Don't Meddle in the Election' At the G-20 summit in Japan, President Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay out of the 2020 presidential election, though the tone of his comments was open to interpretation....
10:39 2019-06-28

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre....
21:52 2019-05-25

Smirking Trump jokes to Putin: don't meddle in US election US president appears to make light of 2016 scandal before meeting at G20 summitDonald Trump has sardonically asked Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the 2020 US election, smirking and pointing his finger as he did so and appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign...
11:26 2019-06-28

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
16:13 2019-05-24

Legacy of Ukrainian Revolution Rides on Election Year Five years after deadly street protests toppled their Kremlin-backed leader, Ukrainians are delivering a verdict on what has happened since. In April, they elected the country’s most-watched comedian, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, as president, replacing Petro Poroshenko. The rise of Zelenskiy, a political n...
10:39 2019-06-20

At Def Con, hackers and lawmakers came together to examine holes in election security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
22:39 2019-08-12

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
06:00 2019-06-03

The Latest: Denmark’s Social Democrats cheer election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The leader of Denmark’s Social Democrats says voters have decided a new direction and a new government in the country’s general elections. A nearly complete preliminary count from Wedn...
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump tells Putin, ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ at G20 summit President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, and jokingly waggled his right index finger at the Russian president and scolded, “Don’t meddle in the election” when a reporter asked if he planned to make that warning concerning the 2020 pr...
10:52 2019-06-28

2019 Election Results Will Be Better Than 2014: Harsh Vardhan The Union Minister is seeking re-election from Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency in Delhi where he is leading by a margin of over 14,000 votes....
09:52 2019-05-23

Guatemalans Vote in Election Shadowed by Migrant Deal With U.S. Guatemalans are voting for a new president in a runoff between a former prisons director and an ex-first lady, an election that comes against a backdrop of corruption and a deal with the U.S. that would make the country a hub for Central American asylum seekers....
03:00 2019-08-11

India Election Results Till 11 AM: BJP Leads On 323 Seats Indian Election Results 2019: According to the leads at 11 am, BJP crossed the 320 mark on its own and was leading on 323, while the Opposition Congress was at 107. The non-aligned parties were at......
09:52 2019-05-23

Greek election front runner keeps campaign unusually low-key The AP has followed Kyriakos Mitsotakis on an exhaustive campaign tour ahead of Sunday’s general election in Greece, as the conservative front runner avoids mass rallies that have been a staple of the country’s politics for decades...
13:52 2019-07-04

Trump, Seeking Re-election Since His Inauguration, Will Now Make It Official For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, a rally Tuesday presents an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
20:13 2019-06-18

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
00:26 2019-06-28

Trump, at Rally in Florida, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
03:26 2019-06-19

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
15:52 2019-05-23

Business owners across the US say this is the biggest 2020 election issue The latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey reveals the No. 1 issue that business owners on Main Streets across the nation say will decide their vote for president in the 2020 election. It can be summed up in one word: Trump....
17:00 2019-08-12

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his BJP party, have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, says DW's Mahesh Jha....
15:26 2019-05-23

Vote for the Bogeyman: undertaker uses gallows humor in election bid Printing campaign leaflets that look like funeral announcements and handing out coffin-shaped car fresheners, a Greek undertaker is using gallows humor to win votes in a city council election....
15:26 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for re-election in 2020 Following days of mass protests, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection in 2020 though he refused to resign....
06:13 2019-07-22

| Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has claimed victory for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, but appeared to fail to secure a "super majority" in the chamber in support of his dream to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
09:26 2019-07-22

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of the country’s political scene after early results from Sunday’s parliamentary elections indicated his newly founded Servant of the People party would ...
13:39 2019-07-22

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's Birgit Maass reports from Wales on an unusual campaign season....
14:39 2019-05-21

Argentina five-year CDS jumps almost 1,000 bps after primary election outcome The cost of insuring exposure to Argentina's sovereign debt surged by 938 basis points on Monday as investors worried about a return to interventionist economics following a defeat for President Mauricio Macri in the weekend's primary election....
19:26 2019-08-12

Florida school shooting prosecutor not seeking re-election FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Florida school shooting case says he is not seeking re-election in 2020 after more than four decades in office. Broward County State Attorney Mike Satz said in a news release Tuesday that he wants to focus on the case against Parkland shooting...
16:13 2019-06-04

Italian Senate called to set debate on Salvini's election bid Right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini's drive for early elections in Italy hit a road bump on Monday with parliamentary party leaders failing to decide when the Senate should debate his no-confidence motion in the government....
20:39 2019-08-12

Trump tells Israelis to ‘get their act together,’ as country gears up for second election President Trump has done little to hide the fact that he prefers Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister for a total of more than 13 years, to continue to lead the country....
01:26 2019-06-04

"Fantastic Tribute To Your Abilities": Trump To PM Modi On Election Win US President Donald Trump today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his party's big win in the national election as the two leaders met for bilateral talks on the sidelines of the G20 Summit......
06:00 2019-06-28

Modi promises inclusive India after stunning election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country on Thursday after a huge election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of pursuing business-friendly policies and a hard line on national security....
12:39 2019-05-23

Election Results Are "Serious Setback" For CPM, Left: Sitaram Yechury Calling the 2019 Lok Sabha election results a "severe setback" for the Left, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Tuesday the party would take up independent initiatives to strengthen......
08:00 2019-06-05

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
08:39 2019-05-24

Japan's Abe Claims Victory In Upper House Election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, vowing to keep alive plans to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
21:39 2019-07-21

Center-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Denmark holds a parliamentary election on Wednesday that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as voters rebel against austerity they fear could dismantle their cherished welfare model....
04:26 2019-06-05

Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island’s leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party...
02:26 2019-07-22

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
03:13 2019-05-24

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
00:13 2019-05-24

Malawi President Mutharika leads election count Incumbent President Peter Mutharika is set to win a second term in the impoverished, landlocked southeast African state. With most votes counted, he led his main challenger by five percentage points....
00:13 2019-05-24

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office. (June 19)        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.The New York Democrat said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has "assured" him that there will be a bipartisan briefing on th...
23:39 2019-06-03