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UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections

LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protest vote opportunity,” as polls sugge...

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections

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India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another f...
14:00, 05/19/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses ca...
19:48, 04/28/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a se...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Local Elections 2019: Dogs flock to polling stations as owners cast their votes Hundreds of people are posting pictures of their dogs at polling stations they cast their votes for the UK local elections in a hilarious Twitter tre...
15:48, 05/02/2019

"Blood Will Flow": Upendra Kushwaha Warns Against Trying To "Loot Votes" Rashtriya Lok Samta Party leader Upendra Kushwaha today warned of violent reprisals from the public if the ruling BJP and its allies try to manipulat...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in coun...
12:02, 07/06/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks bef...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections – and said Moscow must show that its purported medd...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within ni...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Hit With Power Tripping, Chief Minister Kamal Nath Votes In Camera Light Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was one of the early voters who turned up on Monday to exercise their voting rights in Chhindwara, where Mr ...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officer...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will s...
02:00, 07/08/2019

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections North Macedonia's prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talk...
19:48, 06/06/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a ...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Sudan’s army warns protest leaders of violence at rallies Sudan’s ruling military council has warned protest leaders they would be held responsible for any destruction by “vandals” ahead of planned mass rall...
23:00, 06/29/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protes...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister....
20:16, 06/05/2019

US secretary of state says he told Russian foreign minister that ‘interference in American elections is unacceptable’ MOSCOW (AP) — US secretary of state says he told Russian foreign minister that ‘interference in American elections is unacceptable’...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister....
20:16, 06/05/2019

Czechs protest for second week against new justice minister over meddling fears Thousands of Czechs filled the center of Prague and other cities for a second week in a row to protest against the appointment of a new justice minis...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Thousands of Czechs protest for fourth week against justice minister Thousands of Czechs protested for a fourth week in a row on Tuesday against a justice minister they fear could influence a criminal case against Prim...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Czechs demand prime minister's resignation in massive protest Protesters at the rally in Prague urged Prime Minister Babis to resign amid allegations that he illegally profited from EU funds. It was one of the l...
23:00, 06/04/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi A...
16:32, 05/03/2019

"Cut Money Means Chief Minister": Opposition Leaders' Protest On "Scam" Lawmakers of Congress and CPM Monday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing "cut money scam" and demanded inqu...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minis...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against T...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Iran's foreign minister warns US 'cannot expect to stay safe' Javad Zarif says only way to reduce tensions is to stop economic war against Tehran Iran’s foreign minister has warned the US it “cannot expect to st...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Water shortage could cut India's food exports, minister warns A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water reso...
14:48, 06/24/2019

UK Foreign Minister Hunt warns U.S.-Iran conflict risk Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt warned on Monday of the risks of an unintended conflict between the United States and Iran over the unraveling...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats Iran’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed President Trump’s tweeted “genocidal taunts,” warning him not to threaten the Islamic Republic’s existenc...
18:00, 05/20/2019

German interior minister warns of far-right threat after politician's murder The murder of a prominent politician by a suspected right-wing radical is an assault on Germany's democratic system and should serve as a wake-up cal...
17:00, 06/18/2019

UK Foreign Minister Warns Of Conflict In Gulf "Happening By Accident" British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Monday issued a stark warning of the dangers of conflict erupting "by accident" in the Gulf, as tensions betw...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Center ground of UK politics is under threat, finance minister warns The center ground of British politics "is under threat", finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday in a speech at the launch of a review into ...
11:48, 05/30/2019

Member of Parliament leaves 10-year-old son at UK prime minister's residence in school closure protest It's no accident that an English woman left her 10-year-old son and some of his school friends on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London, which ser...
19:32, 07/06/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa's volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is "a very real...
03:16, 05/17/2019

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes ...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Britain must live within its means, finance minister Hammond warns PM contenders Britain must live within its means and the two contenders vying to become prime minister should be honest about the consequences of their spending pl...
21:00, 07/01/2019

The real threat to Britain is a hard-left government, UK trade minister warns The Conservative Party must unite under its next leader – whoever that may be – in order to avoid the "threat" of a "hard-left" government, the U.K.&...
13:48, 06/27/2019

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finan...
03:00, 07/04/2019

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's statu...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow ...
05:32, 06/12/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFul...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements o...
16:00, 06/07/2019

British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
10:00, 05/25/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime mini...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serio...
08:00, 06/01/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt s...
23:16, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze fact...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replaci...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesda...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are elig...
19:48, 05/12/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. Howeve...
19:00, 06/21/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed...
12:48, 05/28/2019

| 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 t...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory o...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the c...
17:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. FCC votes 3-2 to auction key 2.5 GHz spectrum band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to auction a key band of underused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation...
18:48, 07/10/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Denver Votes to Decriminalize Shrooms As much of the country hems and haws about legalizing a plant that nearly half of adults in the U.S. have tried at least once, Denver is ahead of the...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to ena...
14:32, 05/19/2019

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Ut...
18:32, 05/23/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces...
06:00, 05/30/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Ut...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor ...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesda...
15:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC votes 3-2 to auction key 2.5 GHz spectrum band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to auction a key band of underused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation...
18:48, 07/10/2019

South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a m...
08:48, 05/08/2019

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one h...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members t...
01:16, 07/05/2019

Denver Votes on Whether to Decriminalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ A measure on the ballot Tuesday would make psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in some mushrooms, the lowest priority for law enforcement in Denver....
01:16, 05/08/2019

As EU votes, Belgians hope to end national stalemate While all EU members go to the polls this week, Belgians on Sunday are also voting in a general election, looking to end months of political limbo sp...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President ...
15:48, 06/23/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal...
11:16, 05/09/2019

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying th...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-ru...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name R...
06:32, 07/03/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just las...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Denver votes against initiative to decriminalize psilocybin Late results showed nearly 55% of voters had rejected proposal on psychoactive substance in ‘magic mushrooms’Voters on Tuesday appeared to reject an ...
16:16, 05/08/2019

UN votes to establish political mission in Haiti The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution establishing a political mission in Haiti starting Oct. 16 that will officially replace all U.N. ...
02:16, 06/26/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a m...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe...
14:00, 05/19/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the caus...
14:16, 05/17/2019

FCC votes to deny China Mobile bid to operate in U.S. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to deny China Mobile Ltd's bid to provide U.S. telecommunications services and sa...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still...
21:48, 06/09/2019

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.R...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidat...
13:16, 06/16/2019

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and ...
04:00, 06/17/2019

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the re...
22:00, 07/12/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits...
14:32, 05/19/2019

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. ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

AP source: Big East votes to invite UConn to rejoin WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The presidents of the schools in the Big East have voted to extend an invitation to UConn to rejoin the conference for ba...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Democratic lawmaker said Monday that Kentucky’s governor needs more legislative support than Republicans thin...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Big East votes to add Connecticut Huskies to conference, per report The Big East held a vote to approve the addition of the Connecticut Huskies as an 11th member of the conference, according to a report from CBS Sport...
23:32, 06/24/2019

As Mumbai Votes Today, All Eyes On Celebrity Contests The fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections will see a veritable battle of giants in three of Mumbai's six parliamentary constituencies on Monday, wi...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won b...
18:16, 06/23/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with cor...
14:32, 05/11/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constit...
10:16, 05/26/2019

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during h...
21:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-FCC votes to deny China Mobile bid to operate in U.S. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to deny China Mobile Ltd's bid to provide U.S. telecommunications services, citin...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Denver votes to become first U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Denver will become the first city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms, based on final unofficial results on Wednesday of a ballot i...
03:32, 05/09/2019

House Panel Votes To Hold AG Barr In Contempt WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal b...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to have votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says the “onus” is on the Republican-led legislature to have the votes needed to pass his ...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Denver votes on whether to become first city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ The measure would make the possession and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms the lowest priority for law enforcementResidents of Denver were voting on T...
05:32, 05/08/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full sente...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of support...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in p...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in ...
13:16, 05/08/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, unemployment big issues South Africans voted Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with early signs of a relatively low turnout, as voters say they are disi...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Gillibrand: Senate has votes to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday she has corralled a veto-proof 60 votes to extend the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund that ...
00:48, 06/26/2019

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so signi...
19:48, 06/21/2019

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackd...
03:48, 06/05/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending pack...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action agai...
22:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’...
09:32, 06/19/2019

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender serv...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the cou...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Jat Votes Key In Fight At Rajasthan's Bharatpur, Once A Princely State Bharatpur in eastern Rajasthan, known for the migratory birds that flock here every winter, is now looking at some realpolitik. It is one of the only...
08:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand&#...
20:16, 06/05/2019

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of ass...
18:16, 05/25/2019

Kanhaiya Kumar Says No Division Of Votes In Begusarai On Day Of Test Kanhaiya Kumar, one of the most watched candidates in the national election, faces his test today in Bihar's Begusarai, where he is debuting as a CPI...
07:32, 04/29/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of R...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Bevin Aide: Governor’s Pension Plan Has Enough Votes To Pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough ...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Harbhajan Singh Votes in Jalandhar, Rules Out Entry Into Politics Voters across 59 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Chandigarh wi...
08:48, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate...
03:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): 11 a.m. Amazon Go has opened its first cash-ta...
20:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition part...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Final votes cast in world's biggest general election Voters in India have gone to the polls in the final stage of the world's biggest general election to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi retu...
15:16, 05/19/2019

Brazilian appeals court votes to free former President Temer A Brazilian appeals court voted on Tuesday to free former President Michel Temer, who was arrested last week for a second time under allegations that...
21:48, 05/14/2019

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalati...
22:00, 06/28/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredact...
02:32, 05/09/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's po...
08:00, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...
15:16, 06/23/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through so...
19:00, 06/17/2019

102-Year-Old Who Voted In Independent India's 1st Polls Votes In Himachal Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the the country's first general elections in 1951, voted today in a picturesque hamle...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Panamanians vote on Sunday in a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequ...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get hi...
19:16, 05/15/2019

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that i...
20:48, 06/22/2019

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Mauritania votes as departing president respects term limits NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritanians are going to the polls to elect a new president. The outgoing leader’s preferred successor on Saturd...
10:16, 06/22/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted Preliminary results show that South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its shar...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for M...
07:32, 06/14/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General W...
02:32, 05/16/2019

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man. ...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who ar...
06:00, 06/05/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of resul...
23:48, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of resul...
23:48, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Socialists Win Biggest Share of Votes in Divided Spanish Election Spain’s national elections yielded no outright winner, highlighting the fracturing of politics in many European countries, but the incumbent Socialis...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Final votes cast as EU awaits parliamentary election results France, Germany, Italy and others go to polls on Sunday, with gains expected for nationalist partiesThe western world’s largest democratic exercise i...
10:16, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Green party gains strength in Irish votes Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three l...
19:32, 05/25/2019

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administrat...
23:16, 07/11/2019

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as P...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Roy Moore says Trump 'doesn't control who votes': Alabamians are 'smarter than that' Controversial Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their vot...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Mexican president set to extend power in state votes, despite wobbles Mexico's leftist president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is poised to hammer a fractured opposition this weekend in the first electoral test of his s...
18:48, 05/28/2019

House Leaders: Bevin’s Pension Plan Still Short Of Votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the change...
12:32, 06/07/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorc...
13:32, 05/26/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-...
07:00, 05/24/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African Na...
07:48, 05/09/2019

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government An official recount is pending but official results released Sunday for the district of Labrador West showed NDP newcomer Jordan Brown still ahead of...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
08:16, 06/04/2019

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to ...
15:16, 07/05/2019

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car i...
17:16, 07/05/2019

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accor...
17:16, 07/13/2019

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from j...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Votes Of Minority Community Members Are "Blessing": Varun Gandhi Newly elected parliamentarian from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said he considers the votes he has got from minority community members as a "blessing", but ...
02:00, 06/12/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – l...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Sunny Deol Files Poll Papers In Gurdaspur, Votes In Mumbai, All In A Day Bollywood actor and BJP candidate Sunny Deol this afternoon cast his vote from Mumbai in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections. He was seen at a po...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Watch live: House votes whether to hold AG William Barr in contempt The House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a subpoena to produce a ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Hungary's Fidesz seen winning 56% of votes; Orban sees shift in Europe Hungary's ruling right-wing Fidesz party could win 56 percent of votes in the European parliamentary election, state television reported on Sunday, c...
20:32, 05/26/2019

India's ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the he...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Kashmir's Pulwama, Still Shaken By February's Terror Attack, Votes Today A day before Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama goes to vote, an eerie silence descended on the streets the district hit by one of the state's worst terror ...
22:48, 05/05/2019

BJP's Giriraj Singh Beats Kanhaiya Kumar By 4 Lakh Votes In Begusarai Union Minister Giriraj Singh retained the Begusarai seat for the BJP by defeating his nearest rival -- CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar -- by a margin of...
22:00, 05/23/2019

FDA advisory panel votes against Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Independent experts on an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted against Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adul...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if they lose July votes Spain's Socialists will give up trying to install their leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister if he fails to win two investiture votes this month, a...
18:32, 07/09/2019

House votes to block Trump’s eased health coverage rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to prevent the Trump administration from easing health care coverage rules required by Pr...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Riviera Beach, Florida votes to pay $600K ransom after latest cyberattack Hackers have targeted another city with another ransomware cyberattack -- this time in South Florida, where officials have agreed to pay $600,000 to ...
15:32, 06/20/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has prom...
01:48, 05/07/2019

A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Demo...
07:32, 07/12/2019

No Roads, No Development, No Votes: Uttar Pradesh Village Boycotts Polls Fed up with the abysmal state of roads and overall development, villagers of Gram Sangaldeep in Domariyaganj Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh ...
14:48, 05/12/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complai...
21:32, 05/08/2019

BJP's CR Patil Wins By 6.89 Lakh Votes, Biggest Margin In 2019 Election The BJP's CR Patil came close to shattering the all-time record of victory margin in a parliamentary election when he defeated his Congress rival in ...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,00...
05:32, 06/05/2019

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms ...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to o...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after ...
23:00, 06/20/2019

President Mutharika takes lead in Malawi election with 75% of votes counted Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Elect...
14:16, 05/23/2019

House votes to block Ajit Pai’s plan to kill San Francisco broadband law Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) The US House of Representatives has voted to block Ajit Pai's attempt to kill a San Francisco ordinance de...
19:00, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72% of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking unusual opposition to p...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy...
04:48, 05/22/2019

In Final Round Of Polls, Bengal Votes In Shadow Of Violence: 10 Points West Bengal saw sporadic violence as people in seven states and one Union Territory voted in the final of the seven-phase national election today. No...
08:48, 05/19/2019

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growin...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games....
02:32, 07/05/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister...
01:48, 05/30/2019

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s con...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Abraham Lincoln’s Leap From a Window, and 4 Other Ways Lawmakers Have Fled Votes Republican state senators in Oregon have disappeared this month in an attempt to block a vote on climate change legislation. Minority parties have re...
03:00, 06/26/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested ...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next...
23:00, 05/16/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elec...
18:32, 05/30/2019

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of ...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional commi...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurr...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Spain is heading for a minority government with half the votes counted in today's election The center-left Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leads in Sunday's general election in Spain but is short of an overall majority with 50% of t...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Leftist bloc holds advantage in Spain's election with 95 percent of votes counted The leftist political bloc in Spain held the advantage over its rightist rivals in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from t...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Sharad Pawar Votes In Mumbai, Urges People To Elect A Stable Government NCP chief Sharad Pawar pitched for a stable government at the Centre and urged citizens to come out in large numbers to cast their votes as he exerci...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Tiffany Cabán cuts Melinda Katz’s lead to just 16 votes in Queens DA race Lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán cut party favorite Melinda Katz’s lead in the neck-and-neck Democratic primary race for Queens District Attorney ...
01:48, 07/06/2019

Beverly Hills votes to outlaw tobacco sales in ordinance believed to be first of its kind in US The Beverly Hills City Council late Tuesday voted to outlaw sales of most tobacco products in a sweeping ordinance that is believed to be the first o...
07:00, 06/05/2019

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to tur...
03:32, 06/13/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway on Hatch Act The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway...
06:16, 06/27/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major bac...
18:32, 06/28/2019

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has un...
05:48, 06/28/2019

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to t...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Twinkle Khanna Votes, Husband Akshay Kumar Absent. Twitter Is Curious Several prominent Bollywood stars came out to vote on Monday as polling was held for six Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai, but Akshay Kumar was not seen amo...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Mumbai Votes Today With Congress-Ruled Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh: 10 Facts Polling for the fourth phase of the national elections begins today in which the heartland states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh will vote for the f...
03:32, 04/29/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s pa...
06:48, 07/11/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was w...
14:16, 06/26/2019

3 Women Cast Bogus Votes In Kannur, Confirms Kerala Poll Officer Kerala Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena has confirmed charges of bogus voting at a poll booth in Kannur district, which falls in the Kasargod Lok Sab...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Sena...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with t...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Le Pen predicts 'historic' win for far right in EU elections France's far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen says populist parties could become the second-largest bloc in the European Parliament. Twelve nationalist ...
17:00, 05/18/2019

E.U.: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Fri...
02:48, 06/15/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Br...
00:00, 05/08/2019

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday. ...
23:16, 07/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare: A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Denmark exit polls say bloc with opposition Social Democrats likely to get most votes in general election COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark exit polls say bloc with opposition Social Democrats likely to get most votes in general election....
20:16, 06/05/2019

After female candidate’s defeat in N.C. primary, Liz Cheney says GOP needs to improve recruiting, winning votes of women The top-ranking female House Republican was speaking one day after Greg Murphy bested Joan Perry to win the GOP nod for a House seat in North Carolin...
20:48, 07/10/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal batt...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air tw...
19:32, 05/20/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections a...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalis...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates f...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliam...
09:32, 05/20/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the matter transcends party lines and progressi...
00:16, 06/17/2019

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue r...
14:48, 05/26/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections MADRID (AP) — Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain’s Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Cata...
15:32, 05/06/2019

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week’s election and leading Czech conservative lawma...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can’t run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country’s Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroa...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the envir...
23:16, 05/20/2019

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scan...
12:32, 06/28/2019

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online...
16:32, 06/13/2019

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlle...
14:32, 05/27/2019

Trump to Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that...
09:32, 06/28/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can't run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country's Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroa...
21:00, 04/29/2019

|Elections:Weneedjobs,saystudentshopingfor'concreteplan' In Auckland Park, Johannesburg, home to two of the city's main universities, throngs of students on Wednesday waited patiently in long queues to cast...
17:32, 05/08/2019

Spanish elections show where the UK may be headed Voters in Spain are voting in a general election on Sunday, and the country appears at a crossroads. As in several other European countries, a far-ri...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Oregon's Senate Democrats lack votes to pass controversial climate bill, chamber's leader says An Oregon climate change bill that prompted 12 Republican lawmakers to flee the Statehouse in Salem last week has hit yet another snag: Senate Presid...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated with technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both te...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson leads Tory leadership race with 114 votes; Leadsom, McVey and Harper out – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first round of voting in the Tory leadership contestFull results: ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of th...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Alex Trebek jokes about 'sympathy votes' after winning Daytime Emmy for 'Jeopardy!' following cancer diagnosis Alex Trebek celebrated his win for outstanding game show host at the Daytime Emmys on Sunday night with a speech referencing his recent pancreatic ca...
18:16, 05/06/2019

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada....
23:16, 06/19/2019

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mi...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a...
06:48, 06/09/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
10:48, 05/22/2019

NYC to have more early polling sites for upcoming elections ALBANY– The New York City Board of Elections agreed to dramatically increase the number of early polling sites across the five boroughs precedi...
07:32, 05/31/2019

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emer...
21:32, 05/28/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
20:16, 05/28/2019

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a...
07:48, 06/09/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the hig...
12:00, 05/16/2019

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far...
13:16, 05/27/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors a woman...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior dip...
01:32, 05/19/2019

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form...
11:32, 05/30/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 yea...
07:32, 05/17/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news st...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and th...
03:00, 05/17/2019

| 'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power un...
10:48, 06/08/2019

European elections: your guide to the vote you never expected With ‘Brexit Day’ 29 March long gone, Britain gears up for an election it did not think it would participate in. Here is what you need to know before...
17:00, 05/12/2019

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next mo...
19:00, 06/03/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special elec...
07:48, 06/25/2019

+++ EU elections – live updates on the final day of voting +++ Voters in 21 EU countries are heading to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament. Stakes are high as far-right groups and Euroskeptic p...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime M...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly ...
13:32, 05/25/2019

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots 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 euros...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Stocks Rise in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist fac...
16:16, 05/27/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our cove...
16:00, 05/24/2019

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Co...
17:48, 05/27/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs ...
02:48, 05/13/2019

EU elections: Change UK and Brexit Party rallies Two of the parties fighting for UK votes in the EU elections are both only a few weeks old, but feature faces well known to those who follow politics...
13:48, 05/14/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experien...
02:32, 05/24/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears h...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to acce...
02:32, 06/21/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and...
23:48, 06/27/2019

|Elections:IfSAisn'thappy,neitheristherand,indexsuggests South Africa's mood on election day was erratic, but overall happy - however, an early interpretation of the country's Gross National Happiness sugge...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scan...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and ot...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards ele...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU m...
05:32, 05/04/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayo...
18:48, 04/28/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which ...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among ...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable ener...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Dogs Well Positioned In 2020 US Presidential Elections It's impossible to say who will take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but if he is defeated by a Democrat, it's likely that a dog w...
14:00, 05/06/2019

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi polici...
21:48, 06/20/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply w...
04:00, 06/13/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
18:00, 05/10/2019

U.K. Conservatives Steer Clear of Brexit Ahead of Elections With Brexit delayed possibly until the end of October, the European Parliament election, which follows local-council votes the Conservatives are expe...
19:00, 05/01/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
21:32, 05/10/2019

Elections 2019 Phase 5: Live Updates From 4 Key States Top BJP and Congress leaders, including UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, are among the key ca...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe demonstrations ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the ris...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday and told him he was committed to holding free and...
05:00, 05/15/2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 g...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the w...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Con...
02:48, 06/18/2019

India's heartland states vote in fifth phase of elections India's northern heartland voted on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on...
12:48, 05/06/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millio...
23:32, 07/11/2019

Albanian president stops elections, gets no-confidence vote Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote on the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming munic...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advert...
19:48, 05/28/2019

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a grou...
21:32, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the ...
14:48, 06/28/2019

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously a...
13:16, 06/28/2019

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three year...
20:32, 05/05/2019

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a r...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Gandhis hope to keep seats in 5th phase of India’s elections Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India’s marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where op...
08:00, 05/06/2019

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and acro...
11:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Denmark leader concedes defeat in elections Denmark’s center-right prime minister has conceded defeat in general elections where results show left-leaning parties making large gains that will l...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 ...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last we...
10:00, 06/03/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with p...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elect...
13:00, 06/20/2019

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for succe...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the for...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat...
02:48, 05/27/2019

| WATCH: Theresa May casts vote in local elections Theresa May casts her vote in the local elections. The Prime Minister was with her husband Philip as she went to the polling station in Sonning, Berk...
20:16, 05/02/2019

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousa...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result tha...
21:16, 05/26/2019

Centre To Decide On Resuming Iranian Oil Buy After Elections: Report India told Iran on Tuesday it will decide on its oil imports after elections end this month, in line with its economic interests, a government source...
18:00, 05/14/2019

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Filipinos voting in midterm elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos voting in elections highlighted by a showdown between Duterte’s allies and an opposition fighting for check and balance under a president t...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Biggest UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections Britain's dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled depa...
05:00, 05/04/2019

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but its parliamentary elections produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradic...
00:32, 05/28/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the ris...
14:00, 05/19/2019

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the ...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the repl...
20:48, 05/27/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Ut...
00:48, 06/03/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreem...
07:16, 06/04/2019

European Elections Will Be Latest Test of Populist Support Nationalists all over the Continent are hoping for a surge that will allow them, short of leaving the European Union, to disable its bureaucracy from...
10:32, 05/19/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law...
18:32, 05/04/2019

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early electio...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive ...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos have begun voting in elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies and an opposition fighting for check an...
05:00, 05/13/2019

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by camp...
16:00, 05/25/2019

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the vi...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected t...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties ...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later th...
01:32, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Eur...
19:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Suit alleging racism in elections has been filed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s method of electing a governor and statewide officials (all times local): ...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and e...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will ...
13:16, 07/16/2019

PM Modi's First Address In Rajya Sabha After Elections: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the upper house of the parliament this afternoon as he replied to the President Ram Nath Kovind's joint addres...
12:32, 06/26/2019

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts, and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June ...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norwa...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Grimes Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: TASS The Russian government's security council described as absurd on Sunday accusations that Moscow spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's ...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say thing...
06:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties ...
22:16, 06/16/2019

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed...
21:48, 06/27/2019

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory...
13:16, 05/27/2019

APNewsbreak: Ohio elections chief orders security upgrade COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief has ordered county election boards to undergo a host of security upgrades that he says will guard ...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Populist parties will achieve ‘historic feat’ in European elections: Le Pen Populist parties will achieve “an historic feat” in next week’s elections to the European Parliament, far-right French leader Marin...
19:32, 05/18/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Biden claims Russia wouldn’t meddle in elections on his watch Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community un...
22:32, 07/05/2019

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials on Tuesday delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief elec...
21:32, 06/04/2019

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying ...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the fi...
22:16, 04/29/2019

Elections 2019: PM Modi's Gujarat Return Is Certain, Says Kamal Nath Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s allegations against Rajiv Gandhi are "atrocious" and the way he now talks reflects that he is highly enraged and has ...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Here are the winning stocks in Australia as Morrison takes victory at the elections Bank, property and healthcare stocks jumped, pushing Australian markets to a 11-year high. Australia's Scott Morrison and the Liberal-led conser...
09:32, 05/20/2019

How to Find Your Polling Booth and Vote in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 How to Vote #India: Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Where is my elections 2019 polling booth? How to register to vote? All your polling related questions a...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notic...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between Janu...
22:00, 05/23/2019

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak e...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Algerian interim leader says dialogue and elections only democratic solutions Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah s...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elec...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Giuliani Decides Ukraine Trip to Influence U.S. Elections Is a Bad Idea Rudy Giuliani said he has canceled a trip to Ukraine to seek help from the incoming administration there to target President Donald Trump’s political...
22:32, 05/11/2019

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition governme...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Prosecutors probe alleged fraud in Istanbul local elections ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched investigations into alleged irregularities during local ele...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
20:16, 05/30/2019

Final round of voting underway in India's marathon elections Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister...
05:48, 05/19/2019

Final round of voting underway in India’s marathon elections KOLKATA, India (AP) — Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign seas...
06:32, 05/19/2019

India To Address Trade Issues After Elections, Says US Commerce Secretary India's rules on localisation of data and price caps on medical devices imported from the United States are barriers to trade but New Delhi is commit...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CN...
22:32, 06/12/2019

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years e...
19:00, 06/27/2019

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives a...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van de...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags ...
12:32, 05/24/2019

| UK's main parties suffer local elections setback over Brexit Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's st...
10:16, 05/04/2019

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Is...
03:16, 05/30/2019

Austria to move fast to hold elections after coalition collapses Government falls apart after vice-chancellor resigns because of compromising secret videoAustria is heading for snap elections after the far-right vi...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will b...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fu...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Re...
20:00, 06/14/2019

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the pol...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
13:16, 05/29/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido an...
01:32, 05/21/2019

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will f...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad p...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens o...
13:16, 06/04/2019

India elections: Narendra Modi's BJP set to sweep back to power Indian officials have begun counting hundreds of millions of votes in the world's largest democratic exercise. After an election staggered over six w...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vo...
02:16, 05/27/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accus...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rock...
06:32, 05/29/2019

Tsipras faces fight to stay in power after EU elections mauling Greek PM ‘ready for battle’ after calling snap elections, but centre-right opponents are making groundFour days after announcing snap elections, the ...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stal...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republ...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Ukraine: Snap elections to be formally called in coming days KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An adviser to the new Ukrainian president says that he will sign a decree formally dissolving the parliament and calling snap el...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to d...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation blo...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Albania President Cancels Elections, Citing Tense Climate President Ilir Meta said he had acted because unrest had made it impossible to hold “true, democratic, representative and all-inclusive elections” on...
11:48, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a gre...
15:00, 05/23/2019