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

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

At least 17 dead in anti-government protests in southern Peru

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes in southern Peru after protests demanding early elections and the release of jailed former President Pedro Castillo resumed.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Democrats take Senate majority after Warnock wins Georgia run-off

Democratic US Senator Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia run-off election, according to the Associated Press news agency, ensuring his party an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s term.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Taiwan Leader Tsai Quits As Ruling Party Chief After Local Elections Loss - UrduPoint

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has stepped down as head of her ruling party after it suffered defeat in Saturday's local elections, while the Beijing-friendly main opposition held its ground.

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Truck drivers continue to block roads in Brazil after presidential election

Truck drivers in Brazil blocked highways Friday as supporters of outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro continued to demonstrate against Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's victory in a presidential runoff.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Arizona election win puts Democrats one seat from Senate control

Democratic Senator Mark Kelly has won his bid for re-election in the crucial swing state of Arizona, United States, defeating Republican venture capitalist Blake Masters to put the Democrats one seat away from clinching control of the Senate for the next two years of Joe Biden’s presidency.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Israeli ex-PM Netanyahu takes lead in election -

Exit polls from Israel's parliamentary elections suggested Tuesday that former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bloc has a good chance of making a comeback after the country's fifth elections since 2019.

Monday, October 31, 2022

‘There are not two Brazils’: Lula pledges to govern a reunified country

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vowed Sunday to govern a reunified Brazil after beating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in a tight runoff on Sunday for the presidency.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

UK Labour Party Calls For General Election After Truss Resignation to Avoid Chaos

The leader of the UK Labour party, Keir Starmer, on Thursday called for a general election after outgoing UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation amid an economic crisis caused by what he described as the "chaos" of the Conservative Party.

Monday, September 26, 2022

Giorgia Meloni puts Italy’s right on course for election triumph

A jubilant Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party and on course to become Italy’s first woman prime minister, said voters had given the right-wing a clear mandate to govern and that she would lead a government for all Italians.

Monday, September 12, 2022

Sweden's Right-Wing to Win Majority of Parliamentary Seats: Preliminary Election Result - Tasnim News Agency

Sweden's right-wing opposition parties were on track to win a narrow majority of 175 seats in the 349-seat parliament on Sunday, beating the ruling center-left, the country's election authority said as 78% of districts had reported results.

Monday, June 20, 2022

Macron party loses majority with 245 seats in French parliament: ministry -

French President Emmanuel Macron's alliance lost its majority in the French parliament, winning 245 seats in the 577-member chamber in elections, according to full results published by the interior ministry early Monday.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Hungary’s Orban mocks Zelenskyy after election victory

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has won a fourth consecutive term in office after a campaign overshadowed by the war in Ukraine.

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Macron Holds First Rally As French Election Race Tightens - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday holds his first rally of the election campaign, with far-right rival Marine Le Pen eating into what once seemed his unassailable lead barely a week ahead of the ballot.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Quint Member States Disappointed Kosovo Negates Serbs Electoral Rights - Statement - UrduPoint

The member states of the Quint - United States, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom - on Wednesday issued a statement expressing their disappointment with Kosovo's decision not to allow eligible citizens on its territory to vote in the upcoming elections in Serbia.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Portugal’s ruling Socialists win surprise victory in snap poll

Portugal’s centre-left Socialists have won an outright parliamentary majority in Sunday’s snap election, securing a strong new mandate for Prime Minister Antonio Costa as the country prepares to deploy billions of dollars in European Union aid in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Saturday, December 25, 2021

Monday, November 15, 2021

Argentina’s Peronists set to lose control of Congress | Al Jazeera

Voters in Argentina have dealt a severe blow to the ruling Peronist party in midterm elections, according to preliminary results, with the centre-left party of President Albert Fernandez on track to lose its majority in Congress after almost 40 years.

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Hungary’s Orban accuses EU, US of meddling in 2022 elections | Al Jazeera

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has accused Brussels and Washington of trying to meddle in Hungarian politics in advance of a parliamentary election in April next year.

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