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Grandson of Iran's Khomeini excluded from elections: Family

Tehran - The grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has been excluded from contesting elections next month, his son said Tuesday.

Pacquiao likely to endorse Hillary Clinton

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is expected to return to the U.S. in the next three weeks following his week-long promotional tour in Los Angeles and New York to sell his upcoming title fight against Timothy Bradley on April 9 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Taiwan presidential candidates clash over China policy

Taipei - Taiwan's presidential candidates clashed over China policy during their first televised debate Sunday, ahead of elections in which relations with Beijing will be a key issue for voters.

Pacquiao consistent winner in 2 separate senatorial surveys

Manila - If the 2016 Phl senatorial elections were held today, Manny Pacquiao would be one of the 12 winning candidates based on the result of two separate surveys conducted nationwide by Pulse Asia on Nov.8-15 and Dec. 11-14, 2015.

Latest poll shows Manny Pacquiao winning a senate seat

A nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia for ABS-CBN News showed Filipino boxing star and incumbent Sarangani Congressman Manny Pacquiao winning a senate seat along with 11 other candidates in the 2016 senatorial elections.

As Spanish polls near, disillusioned jobless struggle on

Madrid - Gema Martin remembers with a touch of nostalgia the time when she had medical insurance, holidays... in other words, a job.

Spanish PM Rajoy launches re-election bid against upstart rivals

Madrid - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy officially kicked off his campaign for re-election Thursday evening with the promise that his party "takes Spain seriously", ahead of tight legislative polls on 20 December.

'Umbrella Soldiers' take seats in Hong Kong elections

Hong Kong - Young supporters of Hong Kong's democracy movement, known as 'Umbrella Soldiers', took seats in the city's first vote since mass street protests -- but pro-Beijing forces dominated the polls in a key test of public sentiment.

Hong Kong votes in first election since democracy protests

Hong Kong - Hong Kong went to the polls Sunday for the first time since huge pro-democracy protests gripped the city, in a key test of public sentiment.

'Umbrella soldiers' fight for seats in Hong Kong vote

Hong Kong - Activists from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Umbrella Movement will be vying for seats at key local elections this weekend -- the first real test of public sentiment after mass protests gripped the city last year.

Former boxer Vitali Klitschko re-elected as Kiev mayor

Kiev - Former world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has been re-elected mayor of Ukraine's capital Kiev, final results of a runoff vote showed on Monday. The 44-year-old -- who is an ally of pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko -- won 66.

Catalan independence threat could benefit PM in polls

Madrid - Catalonia may have voted to kick off a process towards independence but the wealthy region is far from breaking up with Spain, and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy could actually benefit in upcoming elections, experts say.

Suu Kyi to meet with Myanmar president, calls for reconciliation

With her National League for Democracy (NLD) headed for a landslide victory in the ongoing national elections in Myanmar, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on President Thein Sein and administration leaders for reconciliation.

Aung San Suu Kyi gears up for landslide victory in Myanmar polls

Democracy activist and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) are headed for a landslide victory in the ongoing national elections in Myanmar as the country's ruling party conceded defeat as early as Monday.

Arum wants to see Pacquiao in good shape after retirement fight

Promoter Bob Arum wants to see Manny Pacquiao in good shape after his retirement fight on April 9 to start a grueling campaign for the May 9 senatorial election and to prepare himself for a tough job ahead as future senator of the Philippines.

Former DILG Secretary Rafael Alunan files candidacy for senator

Manila - Former Phl Secretary of the Department of Interiors and Local Government Rafael Alunan has finalized his plan to seek a senate seat in next year's elections by filing his Certificate of Candidacy on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Comelec office in Manila.

Hong Kong student leader Wong in court bid over vote rules

Hong Kong - Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong launched a court bid Monday demanding the age limit for candidates to stand for election in the city be lowered from 21 to 18.

Op-Ed: Only Floyd Mayweather can stop Pacquiao from retiring

Manny Pacquiao has publicly declared his candidacy in the upcoming senatorial elections in the Philippines and in the next few days he will officially file his Certificate of Candidacy before a designated officer of the Commission on Elections.

Op-Ed: Canadian prime minister takes advantage of constitutional flaws

Opponents of Stephen Harper can thank the Canadian prime minister for one thing. By consolidating power like no other Canadian PM within living memory, Harper has unintentionally highlighted a serious flaw in the country’s political structure.

Survey shows Manny Pacquiao in Top 12 senatorial candidates list

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao has made it to the magic 12 winning candidates for senator in a latest poll conducted by Pulse Asia on the 2016 national elections.

Phl Presidential Election 2016: 3 candidates have declared to run

At least three presidential aspirants have declared their candidacies in the May 2016 Philippine presidential elections which would allow the winner to lead the country in a single six-year term.

Op-Ed: On character — Scandals, cynicism and Stephen Harper

The following is a brief review of Stephen Harper's tenure as Canada's 22nd prime minister, written with an aim to gauge the character of the man.

Taiwan's KMT picks pro-China Hung for presidential race

Taipei - Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) officially endorsed pro-China candidate Hung Hsiu-chu Sunday to run for president next year, as the deeply divided party faces a battle to regain public support.

Haiti needs $30 mn more for crucial elections: PM

New York - Haiti has only about half of the $74 million it needs to stage "crucial" national and local elections this year, the prime minister told the United Nations on Thursday.

Russia brings forward parliamentary elections

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin has signed off on a law that brings next year's Russian parliamentary elections forward by three months, a move some commentators said gives an unfair advantage to pro-Kremlin parties.

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao needs senate seat for higher political agenda

Two years ago, Manny Pacquiao admitted he has plans to run in the 2022 Philippine presidential elections. Now Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum has confirmed the incumbent congressman from Sarangani is indeed running for president in 2022.

Op-Ed: Now is the time for the EU to engage with Turkey

Ankara - Turkey decided to vote Erdogan out of his presidential ambitions. However, this is the European Union's best moment in a decade to engage with Ankara.

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao could be one fight away from retirement

Regardless of the outcome of his upcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather on May 2, Manny Pacquiao could retire immediately after the bout or go for one last fight toward the end of this year.

Ivory Coast ritual killings continue, police step up patrols

Abidjan - A series of grisly child killings continues to plague the Ivory Coast and police have set up a special unit to investigate the suspected ritual killings that have claimed the lives of more than 20 children since December.

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan promises to restore peace

Maiduguri - Boko Haram launched an attack on Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria Sunday, one day after President Goodluck Jonathan visited as part of his re-election campaign, and two days after the militant group raided the village of Kambari, killing 15 people.
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