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(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Wednesday that his party has assembled a group of 600 lawyers and thousands of other people to prepare for possible "chicanery" ahead of November's election.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The military was deployed in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday, as armed gangs roamed neighbourhoods in a second day of unrest that has claimed more than 80 lives and deepened political divisions in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's political heartland.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's electoral authority is considering new parliamentary elections on Dec. 13, one of its directors said on Wednesday, though the opposition says President Nicolas Maduro is trying to rig the vote to sideline rival Juan Guaido.
PETALING JAYA: The main person in charge of the Chini by-election is the returning officer (RO) and the work of the Election Commission (EC) is to oversee, says EC deputy chairman Dr Azmi Sharom.
PETALING JAYA: Finding a suitable candidate to be the next Election Commission (EC) chairman is proving to be quite a task for the government, says a senior official.
MOSCOW/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria's civil war.
SAM KHOK, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai schools reopened on Wednesday for the first time since mid-March, with precautions in place to guard against the coronavirus, ranging from temperature checks to installing makeshift cubicles for social distancing in classrooms.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale.
PETALING JAYA: As the deadlock for Pakatan Harapan’s choice of Prime Minister continues, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says again that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is not a suitable candidate because the PKR president is not popular with the Malays.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite a renewed focus on wrongful arrests and racial discrimination after the death of George Floyd, meaningful reform of the massive U.S. criminal justice system is unlikely ahead of the November election, politicians and activists say.