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World 18 Jul 2019 | 3:23 PM

Zelenskiy's second act: Ukraine leader set to win snap parliamentary election

KIEV (Reuters) - The party of Ukraine's new president looks set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary election, repeating Volodymyr Zelenskiy's shock victory in the April presidential race that has upended politics in the war-scarred nation.

World 12 Jul 2019 | 3:04 PM

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll

KIEV (Reuters) - A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding questions from a testy audience.

World 27 Feb 2019 | 4:38 PM

Comedian takes centre stage in Ukraine's presidential race

KIEV (Reuters) - In a popular Ukrainian TV series, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy plays a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way.

World 25 Feb 2019 | 10:41 PM

Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects it

ABUJA (Reuters) - President Muhammadu Buhari took an early lead on Monday in initial official results from Nigeria's presidential election but the party of his main challenger quickly rejected the tallies as "incorrect and unacceptable".

World 25 Feb 2019 | 7:02 PM

Nigeria election delay probably hit voter turnout - U.S. observer

ABUJA (Reuters) - A week-long delay in holding Nigeria's presidential election, which took place on Saturday, probably hurt voter turnout, an official with the joint United States observer mission said on Monday.

World 23 Feb 2019 | 7:35 PM

Nigeria's president and main rival confident as polls close

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday's closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.

Nation 13 Feb 2019 | 8:56 AM

PAS Youth lodges police reports nationwide, alleging DAP received foreign funds

PETALING JAYA: PAS Youth has lodged police reporting claiming that DAP received funds from foreign sources allegedly with an agenda to undermine the sovereignty of the country.