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Malawi Congress Party leader and Presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera gets ready to cast his ballot at a polling station in Kasiya, Malawi

Main opposition warns of rigging in close Malawi vote

23 May 2019, 5:35 AM

Malawi’s opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera on Wednesday warned against attempts to rig the country’s election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied.

Election staff check Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) ahead of India's general election at a warehouse in Ahmedabad.

India awaits results from world’s biggest election

23 May 2019, 5:24 AM

India began on Thursday the mammoth process of counting the roughly 600 million votes cast in the world’s biggest election, with results due later in the day.

Protesters clash with the police in Jakarta, Indonesia, early May 22, 2019.

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence

22 May 2019, 6:41 AM

Protests that started peacefully on Tuesday turned violent in the evening, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Venezuela’s Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress

21 May 2019, 5:57 AM

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically legitimate by most Western nations.

Citizens holding up placards

Rise of sectarian violence a concern in India elections

20 May 2019, 9:35 PM

India is in the penultimate phase of its elections and, so far, one of the issues that’s been front and centre on the campaign trail is the rise of sectarian violence.



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