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Turkey choose first president in direct elections


After a week of dark clouds, rain and storms, the day dawned calm in Istanbul and much of Turkey, while its citizens were heading to the 160,000 polling stations spread across the country. Some 53 million people today are called to the polls, the first time that citizens directly elect the President, which until now […]

Two candidates proclaim election victory in Indonesia

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Indonesia voted Wednesday to decide who will be the next president. The two contenders for the tightest presidential race in the country since the fall of dictator Suharto have claimed victory after learning a projection of results. The former general Prabowo Subianto winner of the elections after rival candidate Joko Widodo, Jokowi, do the same. […]

Election chief declares unofficial results of presidential polls

The election chief Tuesday announced unofficial results of the Presidential Elections, which show that the ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain got 432 votes of the Electoral College while his rival Wajihuddin Ahmed received only 77 votes.  The result was announced by the Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Fakhruddin G. Ibrahim in Islamabad at the completion […]

Counting of ballots begins in presidential election

Electoral authorities have started counting ballots Tuesday after members of national parliament and provincial assemblies in Pakistan voted to elect the country’s new President.   Unofficial results will be announced at the conclusion of votes in few hours. The polling opened at 10:00 a.m. in the joint session of the National Assembly and Senate in the […]

Presidential elections: ECP completes ballot papers’ printing

Election Commission of Pakistan has completed the process of printing of ballot papers for the Presidential election, officials said Sunday.   Ballot papers have been sent in the election material sealed bags to Parliament House Islamabad‚ Sindh and Balochistan provincial assemblies.  The sending process of ballot papers to Punjab and Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa assemblies is in progress. […]

ECP issues final list of presidential candidates

The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued final list of the presidential candidates, officials said Saturday. According to the list‚ PML (N) candidate Mamnoon Hussain and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Justice (retired) Wajhiuddin are in the run for the coveted slot. Covering candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra withdrew his nomination papers.   […]

PPP boycotts presidential polls

Pakistan Peoples Party y Friday announced boycott of the presidential elections as a protest against change in the election date. The Election Commission of Pakistan had previously set August 6 for the presidential elections, however, the Supreme Court ordered the elections to be held on July 30th on a request by the ruling Pakistan Muslim […]

Presidential elections proposed on August 6

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suggested August 6 for the presidential elections, the ECP officials said on Tuesday. The five-year constitutional term Zaradri, who was elected president in September 2008, will complete on September 8 this year.  Elections for the President must be held one month before the expiry of the term of […]

T-Mobile USA-Sprint merger: What to expect of the deal in post-election phase?

Mergers and Acquisitions are a real burden to smaller companies these days as the government blocks any of such efforts made or the economy does not allow the companies to strike a deal with each other. Consolidation in wireless firms is in talks these days and the latest development in the relations between T-Mobile USA […]

US congratulates Russian people on completion of presidential elections

US congratulates Russian people on completion of presidential elections Washington: The United States has congratulated the Russian people on the completion of the Presidential elections, and has said that it looks forward to working with the President-elect after the results are certified and he is sworn in. In a press statement released by the US […]


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