Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

Election News

Ghani named next Afghan president, signs power-sharing deal

Kabul - Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president on Sunday, hours after signing a power-sharing deal with his rival Abdullah Abdullah that ended a prolonged standoff over the disputed result.

Afghan presidential rivals set to ink 'unity government' deal

Kabul - Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates are due to sign a power-sharing agreement Sunday, officials said, forming a potentially rocky coalition that will end a prolonged stand-off over the disputed election result.

Disputed Afghan election result to be announced Sunday

Kabul - The result of Afghanistan's disputed election will be declared on Sunday, officials said Saturday, as last-minute talks between the two rival candidates struggled to nail down a proposed power-sharing deal.

Disputed Afghan election result to be announced Sunday: official

Kabul - The result of Afghanistan's disputed election will be declared on Sunday, officials said Saturday, as last-minute talks between the two rival candidates continued on a proposed power-sharing deal.

Salmond to resign after Scotland rejects independence

Edinburgh - Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond said Friday he would resign after losing a referendum that left the United Kingdom intact but opened a Pandora's box of demands for more autonomy across Britain.

'Breakthrough' in Afghan election dispute: president spokesman

Kabul - Afghanistan's disputed presidential election inched towards a possible conclusion Monday with a senior government official hailing a "breakthrough" in talks between the two candidates, who both claim to have won the vote.

Fiji media blackout imposed ahead of election

Suva - Fiji imposed a strict media blackout Monday on coverage of the South Pacific nation's first elections since a 2006 military coup, warning journalists face up to five years jail if they do not comply.

From orphanage to power — The rise of Sweden's likely new leader

Stockholm - Sweden's likely new prime minister, Social Democrat leader Stefan Loefven, may have little experience in national politics but this consensus-seeking trade unionist has overcome bigger obstacles before.

Crack mayor Rob Ford drops out of Toronto race

Montreal - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who won global notoriety when he admitted smoking crack during a drunken binge, abandoned his re-election bid on Friday, after he was diagnosed with a stomach tumor.

New York governor wins spirited renomination battle

New York City - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had far more name recognition and many times more money for his primary campaign against political unknown Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Univ. law professor.

Afghan audit ends but election puzzle still unsolved

Kabul - A UN-supervised audit of votes cast in Afghanistan's disputed election was completed Friday, officials said, but the results will not be known for days as the contentious process of invalidating fraudulent ballots continues.

Afghan election result delayed again despite US pressure

Kabul - Afghanistan will not have a new president in time for a key NATO summit next week, officials said Thursday, as the country's prolonged election crisis lurched towards another damaging delay.

New Zealand PM brushes off dirty tricks row in TV debate

Wellington - Prime Minister John Key dismissed allegations of dirty tricks in the New Zealand election campaign as a "distraction" Thursday during his first televised debate with opposition leader Labour Party David Cunliffe.

Karzai packs up even as Afghan election dispute rumbles on

Kabul - Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said Thursday, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor.

Abdullah vows to reject result of Afghan election audit

Kabul - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah will reject the results of a UN-supervised audit of the election, his spokesman said Wednesday, tipping the country deeper into crisis just a week before the scheduled inauguration.

Abdullah threatens to pull out of disputed Afghan election

Kabul - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatened Tuesday to withdraw from the disputed election, a move that could wreck UN efforts to rescue the country's first democratic transfer of power.

Afghan election dispute enters risky new phase

Kabul - Afghanistan's 10-week election crisis entered a risky new stage on Monday when officials started invalidating fraudulent votes in a process likely to bring to a head the bitter dispute between the presidential candidates.

Turkey opposition rudderless after Erdogan triumph

Ankara - President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan's election victory this month has left Turkey's opposition party riven by a revolt over its future with little prospect of a radical change in strategy.

Indonesia court rejects election challenge

Jakarta - Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected ex-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, which he lost to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo.

Op-Ed: How an innocent smile disturbed Brazil

An innocent smile at a funeral, courtesy former Brazilian Environment Minister, Marina Silva, that was wrongly reported online and that spread over the Internet in Brazil, only makes one wonder how many people judge too quickly a book by its cover.

Afghani candidates agree to settle election dispute

Kabul - Afghanistan should finally have a new president in September under the terms of a new accord aimed at resolving the country's disputed presidential election runoff earlier this year.

Afghanistan: still on a long road to unity

Kabul - Afghanistan's feuding presidential rivals may have struck a breakthrough deal to try and solve their fraud-tainted elections, but analysts warn the war-weary nation still has a long way to go to avoid political chaos.

Protestors kept back at Fiji leader's NZ rally

Wellington - Hundreds of people, including a smattering of protestors, turned out in Auckland Saturday as Fiji coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama staged a campaign rally ahead of the Pacific nation's first elections in eight years.

Afghan poll rivals sign deal on unity government

Kabul - Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates signed a deal Friday to form a national unity government, opening an apparent way forward in a dispute over the fraud-tainted election that threatens to revive ethnic conflict.

Kerry in Kabul to seek resolution on election dispute

Kabul - US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks in Kabul Friday aimed at pressuring Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates to resolve disputed elections and have the winner installed by the end of this month.

Colombia leader sworn in vowing peace, warning rebels

Estanzuela - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos warned leftist rebels their attacks were threatening peace talks as he was sworn in Thursday for a second term dedicated to ending the country's 50-year-old conflict.

Kerry in Kabul to push for new president within weeks

Kabul - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kabul on Thursday to pressure feuding presidential candidates to resolve the disputed election result that risks triggering instability as NATO troops withdraw.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah to rejoin election audit

Kabul - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has agreed to rejoin an audit of the votes, UN officials said Sunday, after tense negotiations to keep the election on track amid a prolonged dispute over alleged fraud.

Attempts to resume Afghan vote audit stall over disagreement

Kabul - Attempts to resume the audit of Afghanistan's presidential election stalled Saturday as candidate Abdullah Abdullah disagreed over the criteria to address alleged fraud in the June run-off election.

Afghan president's cousin killed in 'turban bomb' attack

Kandahar - A suicide attacker killed an influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a dispute over election results that will determine the country's new leader as US-led troops withdraw.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 24 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Election


Election Image

Untitled
Digital Journal Illustration
image:86254:1::0
Haiti election-This photo was taken on November 28  2010.
Haiti election-This photo was taken on November 28, 2010.
mediahacker
image:80348:0::0
U.S. Secretary of State poses with Aghani female politicians at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul in 2011.
U.S. Secretary of State poses with Aghani female politicians at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul in 2011.
S.K. Vemmer - U.S. Department of State/Wikimedia Commons
image:201306:0::0
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs
image:130552:4::0
Scott Walker is the Governor of Wisconsin
Scott Walker is the Governor of Wisconsin
WisPolitics.com
image:82212:0::0
Haiti election
Haiti election
mediahacker
image:80350:1::0
No Ford Nation anti-Ford campaign signs.
No Ford Nation anti-Ford campaign signs.
Chris Bateman
image:183051:2::0
Tamils taking part in the December 19  2009 national referendum.
Tamils taking part in the December 19, 2009 national referendum.
Election
image:70442:0::0
Egyptians line up at polling stations to vote on draft constitution.
Egyptians line up at polling stations to vote on draft constitution.
Gigi Ibrahim/Twitter
image:135226:0::0
Untitled
Twitter
image:181469:0::0
Honduras: National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez is interviewed as foreign cor...
Honduras: National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez is interviewed as foreign correspondents tour his campaign headquarters in Tegucigalpa November 21, 2013. Hernandez, vows a crackdown on drug violence that has made the country the world's murder capital
With permission by Reuters / Tomas Bravo
image:162277:0::0
The AV (Alternative Voting) system took place in the UK during May 2011
The AV (Alternative Voting) system took place in the UK during May 2011
image:87421:0::0
Randall Terry s anti-Muslim TV Ad against Obama.  —   I can t vote for Obama again
Randall Terry's anti-Muslim TV Ad against Obama. — 'I can't vote for Obama again'
Randall Terry for President
image:130030:0::0
Tamils across Canada took part in the National Council of Canadian Tamils election in order to vote ...
Tamils across Canada took part in the National Council of Canadian Tamils election in order to vote for the Tamil candidates best able to represent Tamil-Canadians and to bring forth the issues important to Tamils in the country.
image:70772:0::0
Counting the voting ballots in Birmingham  UK
Counting the voting ballots in Birmingham, UK
Birmingham News Room
image:67875:1::0
Haiti election
Haiti election
mediahacker
image:80351:0::0
A street scene from Lagos
A street scene from Lagos
image:86609:2::0
Randall Terry s anti-Muslim TV Ad against Obama
Randall Terry's anti-Muslim TV Ad against Obama
Randall Terry for President
image:130029:0::0
The campaign advertisements on the streets of the Philippines
The campaign advertisements on the streets of the Philippines
by aileron
image:67825:0::0
Electronic voting machines
Electronic voting machines
Carl MiKoy
image:130252:0::0

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers