Thursday, 21 October 2021

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Kais Saied wins Tunisia’s presidential election

TUNIS: Independent candidate Kais Saied was on Monday declared the winner of Tunisia’s presidential election. Nabil Baffoun, head of the Independent High Electoral Commission, announced the official results of Sunday’s run-off vote at a press conference in the capital Tunis. Baffoun said 56.8% of domestic voters and 24.4% of voters ...

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Indonesian Police Break Protest Against Presidential Vote

MOSCOW: Police officers in Indonesia deployed tear gas against protesters who gathered in front of the Elections Monitoring Agency (Bawaslu) office in Central Jakarta on Wednesday, a day after the announcement of the results of the presidential election, local media reported. On Tuesday, the agency announced that Indonesian incumbent president ...

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Nigeria awaits presidential election results in a close race

NIGERIA: Official results of Nigeria’s presidential election are expected as early as Monday in what is called a close race between President Muhammadu Buhari and a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, both from the largely Muslim north. At stake is Africa’s largest economy and largest democracy that is experiencing a ...

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Divided Brazil barrels towards uncertain presidential run-off

RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP: A deeply polarized Brazil stood at a political crossroads Monday as the bruising first round of the presidential election left voters with a stark choice in the run-off between far-right firebrand Jair Bolsonaro and leftist Fernando Haddad. Bolsonaro, an ultraconservative former paratrooper, easily beat a dozen other ...

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad registers to contest presidential election

TEHRAN: In what appears to be a surprise move, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has filed to run in the country’s presidential election. The development contradicts a recommendation from the nation’s Supreme Leader to avoid the contest against Hassan Rouhani but hard liners in the country seek a bold candidate to who can stand up to U.S. ...

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