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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. election officials looking to construct a safe voting system in a worsening coronavirus pandemic are confronting a grim reality: there may not be enough time, money or political will to make it happen by the November election.
PARIS (Reuters) - France will extend a national lockdown until April 15 after reporting its biggest daily death toll from coronavirus, its prime minister said on Friday, and officials warned that hospitals around Paris could be overwhelmed in 48 hours.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved towards an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, disappointing voters who had hoped to bring down the right-wing premier.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia's electoral tribunal said on Thursday it had proposed new dates between June 7 and Sept. 6 to the country's legislative assembly for holding presidential elections that were delayed by a global coronavirus pandemic.
HONG KONG (AFP): Hong Kong police on Thursday (March 26) arrested an opposition politician under a colonial-era sedition law for allegedly sharing the identity of an officer who fired a baton round that blinded a journalist during protests last yea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the coronavirus pandemic spread across the United States this week, Republicans in Texas and Mississippi sought to further limit abortion access and New Jersey's Democratic governor refused to declare gun shops an essential service that would stay open.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival, Benny Gantz, was elected parliamentary speaker on Thursday in a surprise manoeuvre that could herald a unity government keeping the veteran leader in power.
Singapore’s government says it is not ruling out holding a general election during the Covid-19 outbreak in the city-state, saying strong leadership was needed in a crisis.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's Fine Gael and Fianna Fail parties began on Wednesday to develop a policy programme to form a new government that the leaders of the historic rivals said would need to be agreed within weeks to help the country through the coronavirus crisis.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of Poles think a presidential election due on May 10 should be postponed, according to an opinion poll released on Wednesday, as Poland combats the coronavirus.