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World 01 Aug 2020 | 1:40 AM

Spotlight: Postponement of LegCo election supported by various sectors in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Various sectors in Hong Kong have expressed support for the postponement of the election of the Legislative Council (LegCo) for a year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

World 12 Mar 2020 | 9:21 PM

Too soon to close Polish borders, postpone elections over coronavirus - PM aide

WARSAW (Reuters) - It is too early to close borders and postpone presidential elections set for May over the coronavirus, the Polish Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Michal Dworczyk said on Thursday.

World 06 May 2018 | 6:35 PM

Tunisia's Ennahda claims victory in landmark local elections

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in the country's first free municipal elections, a key step in a democratic transition marred by economic disappointment.

Nation 08 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ku Nan: Pribumi should be more worried about RoS’ probe

PUTRAJAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia should be more concerned about its own business with the Registrar of Societies (RoS) instead of commenting on Umno’s decision to postpone its polls, said Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

World 31 Mar 2017 | 1:22 PM

Duterte allies seek to take over Philippine village councils as part of war on drugs

MANILA (Reuters) - Allies of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte have prepared legislation to postpone elections to the over 40,000 village councils in the country and allow him to choose replacements in what they say is part of the war on drugs.

World 21 Oct 2016 | 6:25 PM

Congo security forces killed dozens in anti-government protest - U.N.

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese state security services shot, burnt, beat and hacked to death at least 48 civilians and reportedly hired thugs to attack protests last month against the extension of President Joseph Kabila's mandate, the United Nations said on Friday.

World 16 Jan 2016 | 5:20 PM

Macedonia opposition threatens to boycott election called to end crisis

SKOPJE (Reuters) - A European Union-brokered deal to end a political crisis in Macedonia hung in the balance on Saturday after opponents of conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski threatened to boycott an early parliamentary election in April.