Posts Tagged ‘elections’

Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

Free and fair elections in Afghanistan are crucial for the country’s successful future, U.N. deputy envoy Nicholas Haysom said Tuesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Analyst: South’s elections hint at shifting views on North Korea

Analyst: South’s elections hint at shifting views on North Korea

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, April 15 (UPI) — South Korea’s election results combined with continued provocations from Pyongyang could mean a different North Korea policy, a South Korean analyst said. Top News – UPI.com

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Presidential runoff elections cancelled in Haiti

Presidential runoff elections cancelled in Haiti

Daniel UriaPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 23 (UPI) — Violent protests in Haiti caused the cancellation of presidential runoff elections scheduled for Jan. 24. Top News – UPI.com

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Venezuela banning sale of alcohol, fireworks and weapons ahead of elections

Venezuela banning sale of alcohol, fireworks and weapons ahead of elections

Andrew V. PestanoCARACAS, Venezuela, Nov. 30 (UPI) — Venezuela will suspend the sale of alcoholic beverages, fireworks and weapons in anticipation of the upcoming parliamentary elections. Latest News – UPI.com

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North Korea holds elections with ‘99.97 percent’ turnout

North Korea holds elections with ‘99.97 percent’ turnout

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, July 20 (UPI) — North Korea held elections on Sunday with a 99.97 percent turnout with voters “singing and dancing” at polling stations, according to Pyongyang’s state-controlled media. Top News – UPI.com

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More women voters turn out for Pakistani province elections

More women voters turn out for Pakistani province elections

Izhar ullahPESHAWAR, Pakistan (News Lens Pakistan) — Pakistani women in conservative Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province turned out in larger numbers than ever for recent local government elections. Top News – UPI.com

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U.S., European Union freeze funds to Burundi over ‘inadequate’ elections

U.S., European Union freeze funds to Burundi over ‘inadequate’ elections

Amy R. ConnollyBUJUMBURA, Burundi, June 30 (UPI) — Burundians voters cast ballots for a new parliament Monday after weeks of violent political protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term. Top News – UPI.com

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Erdogan’s party slips in Turkish parliamentary elections

Erdogan’s party slips in Turkish parliamentary elections

Ed AdamczykANKARA, Turkey, June 8 (UPI) — The political party of Turkish Present Recep Tayyip Erogan is pondering its options Monday after losing its parliamentary majority. Latest News – UPI.com

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Exit polls: Victory for conservative UMP party in French elections

Exit polls: Victory for conservative UMP party in French elections

Fred LambertPARIS, March 29 (UPI) — Exit polls suggest that the center-right UMP party gained the most departments in the second round of French elections on Sunday. Top News – UPI.com

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Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 18 (UPI) — Free and fair elections in Afghanistan are crucial for the country’s successful future, U.N. deputy envoy Nicholas Haysom said Tuesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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