Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Tag Archives: election

Bhutan elects new party to form govt

THIMPU: Bhutan’s voters gave an overwhelming victory to a new party headed by a surgeon in only the third democratic election held by the Himalayan kingdom, according to provisional results. The result means the country of 800,000 people, wedged between giant neighbours China and India, will have chosen a different ...

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Sharif family to stay in jail till election, Pakistani court adjourns appeals

LONDON: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar against their conviction for corruption. The decision means that Sharif, until recently the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), ...

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Five shot in downtown Seattle near scene of anti-Trump protests

A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night following an argument and wounded five people not far from protests over the surprise victory of Republican Donald Trump NEW YORK: A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night following an argument and wounded five people, not far ...

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