Many voters living in areas considered opposition strongholds in Bahrain ignored boycott calls again as they cast their ballots in the second round of polls yesterday (November 29), a report said.
They headed to 12 polling station
Thousands of Bahrainis and expatriates will go to the polls again today for the second round of voting in parliament and municipal council elections, a report said.
Voting will take place in 34 constituencies nationwide where parl
US employers ramped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in mid-2015.
Friday's report on employment is the most significant gauge of t
Anyone trying to interfere with or scupper elections in November will face severe consequences, a top Bahraini government official has warned.
In a media briefing held at Isa Cultural Centre yesterday, Justice, Islamic Affairs and
As Syria approaches a surreal presidential election in the midst of civil war, the capital has avoided the worst of the conflict but reminders are increasingly coming out of the water taps and appearing on the dinner table, to the dismay of Dama
An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned the leaders of former president Hosni Mubarak's National Democratic Party from running in any coming elections, the court judge said.
Judge Karim Hazem did not specify the number, names or t
A series of explosions killed 28 people and wounded more than 40 at a political organisation's rally in Iraq on Friday, police and medical sources said.
The militant group Asaib Ahl Haq (League of the Righteous) was presenting
India's main opposition party of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi and its allies are set to emerge as the biggest group in an election beginning on Monday, heralding the end of a 10-year reign of the ruling party, two opinion polls sh
Afghanistan's landmark election on Saturday was marred by a shortage of ballot papers that left many voters still queueing to cast their vote with polling due to close, as the organisers appeared unprepared for a high turnout.
Voting began on Saturday in Afghanistan's presidential election, which will mark the first democratic transfer of power since the country was tipped into chaos by the fall of the hardline Islamist Taliban regime in 2001.