Friday 27 May 2016

Iran votes in contest likely to shape post-sanctions era

Iranians go to the polls to vote for the first time since last year's nuclear deal in elections that could determine whether the Islamic Republic continues to emerge from diplomatic and economic isolation after years of sanctions.


Egypt's presidential candidates vie for votes

The two apparent survivors in Egypt's presidential race tried to gather support on Sunday from voters dismayed at what many see as a painful second-round choice between an Islamist apparatchik and a throwback to Hosni Mubarak's era. Both m


Santorum scores crucial US Deep South wins

Republican Rick Santorum won a pair of crucial Deep South primaries on Tuesday, staking a claim to leadership of the party's conservative wing and dealing a severe setback to presidential rival Newt Gingrich.     


Bahrainis abroad cast their votes

Hundreds of Bahrainis living overseas yesterday (September 20) voted for candidates standing in the parliament by-election. Embassies and consulates worldwide opened their doors for people to cast their ballots with 14 seats still up for g

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