presidential elections

Poland holds momentous, tight presidential election runoff
World

Poland holds momentous, tight presidential election runoff

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Voting started Sunday in Poland’s razor-blade-close presidential election runoff between the conservative incumbent, President Andrzej Duda,…
Bouteflika-era PM elected president of protest-hit Algeria
Middle East

Bouteflika-era PM elected president of protest-hit Algeria

A former Algerian prime minister who served under deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president of the protest-wracked country after…
Algerian presidential candidates discuss Morocco, France, and Polisario
Middle East

Algerian presidential candidates discuss Morocco, France, and Polisario

Voters in Algeria headed to polling stations on Thursday to elect a new president to replace Abdelaziz Bouteflika, amid months…
Algeria poll on December 12: interim president
Middle East

Algeria poll on December 12: interim president

Algeria is to hold a presidential election on December 12, five months into a political vacuum since longtime leader Abdelaziz…
Philippines votes in polls expected to strengthen Duterte
World

Philippines votes in polls expected to strengthen Duterte

Filipinos headed to the polls on Monday in a vote that is expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s grip on…
Jailed former head of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition says fair election impossible
Middle East

Jailed former head of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition says fair election impossible

Turkey’s Kurdish opposition presidential candidate, who is challenging President Tayyip Erdogan from behind prison bars, said a fair vote in…
Algeria’s biggest union urges Bouteflika to run for fifth term
Middle East

Algeria’s biggest union urges Bouteflika to run for fifth term

Algeria’s biggest union urged President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday to seek a fifth term in office in a further sign…
Mahmoud Abo el-Leil files lawsuit calling for suspension of political parties boycotting elections
Egypt

Mahmoud Abo el-Leil files lawsuit calling for suspension of political parties boycotting elections

A few days after preliminary results of Egypt’s presidential election showed that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is close to a…
Why is there low youth turnout in the 2018 presidential elections?
Features/Interviews

Why is there low youth turnout in the 2018 presidential elections?

After the end of the first day of the 2018 presidential elections in Egypt, the Cabinet released a statement saying…
103-year-old Minya citizen votes for Sisi
Egypt

103-year-old Minya citizen votes for Sisi

Despite her old age, 103-year-old Zeinab Abdel Azim Ismail, known as Umm Zaghloul, from Adwa city in north Minya, was…
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