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World 11 Dec 2016 | 5:50 AM

Gambia refuses entry to ECOWAS head amid election dispute

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow said on Saturday that outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh had no authority to reject the results of the Dec. 1 election, while the United Nations and African Union piled pressure on Jammeh to step aside.

World 21 Oct 2016 | 7:13 PM

For Trump, challenging an election loss would be tough

(Reuters) - If Donald Trump were to challenge the outcome of next month's presidential election, as he has hinted he might, he would face a difficult and expensive fight, according to election attorneys and a review of voting laws in key battleground states.

World 15 Aug 2016 | 11:50 PM

Zambian president Lungu re-elected in disputed vote

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian President Edgar Lungu narrowly won re-election on Monday in a vote his main rival said was rigged.

World 14 Jan 2016 | 12:53 AM

Venezuela opposition aims to unblock congress deadlock

CARACAS (Reuters) - Three Venezuelan opposition lawmakers gave up their seats on Wednesday to try to defuse an acrimonious power dispute between President Nicolas Maduro's government and the newly opposition-led National Assembly.

World 14 Nov 2014 | 8:55 PM

Pakistan says security 'inextricably linked' with Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's military told new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that the security of the two countries was "inextricably linked" on Friday as Ghani kicked off a two-day trip aimed at rebuilding damaged ties between the two countries.

World 22 Sep 2014 | 10:55 PM

Afghan president-elect promises unity after disputed vote

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's president-elect promised to end political strife and corruption in a speech on Monday, his first since signing a power-sharing agreement with his rival aimed at bringing months of turmoil to a close.

World 22 Sep 2014 | 4:30 PM

Ghani named Afghan president-elect after deal to end election dispute

KABUL (Reuters) - Former Afghan finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named president-elect on Sunday after he signed a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over an election that destabilised the country as most foreign troops prepare to leave.

World 20 Sep 2014 | 8:55 PM

Afghan election commission to reveal long-awaited results Sunday - official

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's election commission will announce long-delayed final results in the bitterly disputed presidential vote on Sunday, whether or not the rival candidates claiming victory reach a power-sharing deal, a spokesman said on Saturday.

AseanPlus News 02 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Indonesian female governor jailed for graft

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s first female provincial leader, and head of one of the country’s most powerful political dynasties, has been jailed for four years for bribing a top judge over an election dispute.

World 30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 PM

Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency

JALALABAD Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in an eastern city on Saturday, killing six people, and insurgents shot dead another 11 in the west, in an upsurge of violence as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country.