Monday 23 April 2018

Bahrain resident recounts Nepal quake horror

A Bahrain resident has described watching houses fall like dominoes and bodies being pulled from the rubble following another major earthquake that hit eastern Nepal yesterday (May 12). The 7.3-magnitude quake near the Chinese bor


Iraqi panel orders vote recount in Baghdad

A panel on Monday ordered a recount of ballots cast in Baghdad in Iraq's March 7 election, raising the chance of a reversal in the results that gave a cross-sectarian group backed by minority Sunnis a slim lead. Electoral commissioner Hamd


Al-Maliki seeks recount, warns of violence

Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki called for a nationwide recount of votes from Iraq's March 7 parliamentary election, warning the country could return to violence if the demand was not met. The call came after new results from the electoral c


Iran starts partial recount of disputed vote

A partial recount of Iran's disputed June 12 presidential election began on Monday, Al-Alam state television reported. Iran's top legislative body, the Guardian Council, had offered to recount a random 10 percent of the votes. But defeated

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