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Technical problems delay El Salvador vote results

Sansalvador - Technical problems have prevented election authorities from getting a tally in El Salvador's tightly contested congressional vote, officials said on Monday.

Tajik ruling party sweeps polls, opposition out

Dushanbe - Tajikistan's ruling party looked set to win a hefty parliamentary majority while the main Islamic opposition cried foul after being shut out in weekend elections said by Western observers to have been marred by "significant" cheating.

Estonians choose pro-West parties amid Russia jitters

Tallinn - Estonia's governing pro-NATO Reform party was set Monday for tricky coalition talks after defeating a Kremlin-oriented rival in an election held amid jitters over the actions of neighbouring Russia.

Estonia's pro-NATO Reform party wins vote overshadowed by Russia

Tallinn - Estonia's governing pro-NATO Reform party topped parliamentary elections Sunday, defeating a Kremlin-oriented rival amid concerns over a militarily resurgent Russia, but analysts warned that forging a coalition would be difficult.

Egypt parliamentary polls delayed after court ruling

Cairo - Egypt's electoral commission said Sunday it is preparing a new timetable for parliamentary polls, delaying the March 21 vote after a court ruled parts of the election law unconstitutional.

Faded seaside towns are fertile ground for UKIP

Kirkoswald - Deprived of tourists by the advent of cheap foreign holidays, many of Britain's faded seaside towns have become pockets of deprivation -- and fertile territory for the populist, anti-European UK Independence Party (UKIP).

Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia

Tallinn - Estonians voted Sunday in an election marked by jitters over a militarily resurgent Russia and a popular pro-Kremlin party, with the security-focused centre-left coalition tipped for another term.

Snap polls under way in Lesotho six months after coup bid

Maseru - A snap election began in Lesotho on Saturday, two years earlier than scheduled and six months after an attempted coup plunged the small southern African nation into crisis.

Podemos leader challenges Spanish PM to TV debate

Madrid - The leader of new Spanish anti-establishment party Podemos, which is heading opinion polls, on Wednesday attacked conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's record in office and challenged him to a television debate.

Hungary PM needs style change after poll setback: analysts

Budapest - Hungary's strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban needs to strike a less confrontational stance after his ruling party Fidesz lost its parliamentary super-majority in a key by-election, analysts said."There is a need for a correction.

Maverick Hungarian PM Orban suffers by-election blow

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban lost his two-thirds majority in parliament in a key by-election on Sunday that could trigger a further slide in the maverick premier's popularity.

Tajikistan's Islamic party under 'total pressure' ahead of vote

Dushanbe - An opposition Islamic party in ex-Soviet Tajikistan says the government has cracked down on its politicians ahead of March 1 parliamentary polls in the mainly Muslim but secular country.

Veteran conservative Pavlopoulos elected Greek president

Atenas - Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected pro-European conservative Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the country's new president, a move calculated to bolster the hard-left government in its critical EU bailout talks.

Boko Haram leader vows to disrupt Nigeria election: New video

Kano - Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vowed to disrupt Nigeria's general election in a new video released Tuesday, after two suicide attacks in the northeast blamed on the Islamists killed 38 people."This election will not be held even if we are dead.

Kazakhstan ruling party calls for early presidential vote

Astana - Kazakhstan's ruling Nur Otan party on Monday called for early presidential polls in a move that will almost certainly see President Nursultan Nazarbayev re-elected for another five-year term in the former Soviet republic.

German anti-euro party wins first seats in western state

Berlin - Germany's anti-euro AfD party was Sunday set to win its first seats in a western state, boosting the populist group which has emerged amid the eurozone crisis to the right of Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Israel's Likud claims vote for left will benefit IS

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party claims in a contentious new campaign ad that a vote for the left in Israel's March election would benefit jihadists from the Islamic State group.

German anti-euro party eyes first seats in western state assembly

Berlin - Germany's populist anti-euro AfD party hoped to capture its first seats in a western state legislature in an election Sunday in the country's second city of Hamburg.Around 1.

Taiwan's opposition leader lodges presidential bid

Taipei - The leader of Taiwan's Beijing-sceptic main opposition party, Tsai Ing-wen, on Sunday lodged her bid to stand in a 2016 presidential vote she is tipped to win after a landslide victory in November.

Podemos downplays effect of Greek politics on Spain

Madrid - The leader of Spanish protest party Podemos insisted Friday that any headway its Greek allies Syriza in make in renegotiating that country's huge debts would have a "limited" impact on Spain's elections this year.

Suicide blast in NE Nigeria as Boko Haram pursues deadly campaign

Maiduguri - A suicide attack by a female bomber killed at least seven people at a market in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, the latest bloodshed in a region where multi-national forces are trying to crush Boko Haram Islamists.

Nigeria vows to crush Boko Haram as leader dismisses regional threat

Abuja - Nigeria on Monday vowed to crush Boko Haram within six weeks as its leader warned a new regional fighting force "will not achieve anything" and the rebels launched fresh cross-border attacks.

Australian PM vows to change after failed bid to unseat him

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday vowed to change after surviving a confidence vote on his leadership, while urging an end to the disunity that has seen the government's popularity plummet.

Nigeria under fire over vote delay

Abuja - Nigerian authorities came under fire on Sunday over the decision to postpone national elections in the face of relentless Boko Haram violence, with the opposition branding the move a "major setback for democracy".

Defiant Australian PM brings forward leadership challenge

Sydney - Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday he would bring forward by 24 hours a party vote on whether to oust him, as Australia faced a possible leadership change for the fourth time in five years.

Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spirals

Abuja - Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies, handing a potential lifeline to the ruling party as it battles a tough challenge from the opposition.

Nigeria timeline: Key events in post-independence history

Lagos - Key events in the post-independence history of Nigeria, which is scheduled to hold a presidential election on February 14: - 1960: Independence from Britain - 1966: The first of a long series of military coups.

Nigeria weighs six-week election delay

Abuja - Nigeria's knife-edge presidential elections were thrown into increasing doubt on Saturday, as the country's electoral commission met to discuss a minimum six-week delay to voting.

Doubts increase in Nigeria over planned presidential poll

Abuja - Nigeria's knife-edge presidential elections were thrown into increasing doubt on Saturday as the country's election commission met following reports that the military was pushing for a delay.

Australia PM to fight party vote to oust him

Sydney - Party critics of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott launched a dramatic bid Friday to unseat the unpopular conservative leader after less than 18 months in office, but he vowed to fight on.
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Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
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Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
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Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
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