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  • Barack Obama Heads to Asia Fresh From Poll Drubbing

    Barack Obama Heads to Asia Fresh From Poll Drubbing

    Still smarting from his election night mauling, President Barack Obama heads this weekend to China seeking to reassure Asian nations of America's commitment to its much-vaunted pivot to the region.

  • Hackers Target Ukraine's Election Website

    Hackers Target Ukraine's Election Website

    The www.cvk.gov.ua site, run by the commission in charge of organising Sunday's election, briefly shut down.

  • Tight Security for 'Defining' Tunisia Vote

    Tight Security for 'Defining' Tunisia Vote

    Tunisians vote on Sunday in an election seen as pivotal to establishing democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings, with security forces deploying heavily to avert extremist attacks.

  • Rio de Janeiro Beefs up Security Ahead of Brazil Presidential Vote

    Rio de Janeiro Beefs up Security Ahead of Brazil Presidential Vote

    Brazilian authorities have deployed 35,000 military police in Rio de Janeiro ahead of Sunday's presidential run-off election after a string of attacks on police and clashes between drug gangs.

  • New Zealand PM Says UN Seat a Win for Small States

    New Zealand PM Says UN Seat a Win for Small States

    New Zealand's election to the UN Security Council is a victory for small states that shows chequebook diplomacy is not needed to win a spot at the top table, Prime Minister John Key said on Friday.

  • US Hails Afghanistan Power Deal, Seeks Quick Security Pact

    US Hails Afghanistan Power Deal, Seeks Quick Security Pact

    The United States has welcomed a power-sharing deal that saw former finance minister Ashraf Ghani declared as Afghanistan's next president, and said it hopes to sign a crucial security agreement within a week.

  • Guarding Mumbai's Most Popular Ganpati, Lalbaugcha Raja

    Guarding Mumbai's Most Popular Ganpati, Lalbaugcha Raja

    Border Security Force personnel, who were supposed to leave for election duty in Gujarat today, have received instructions from the Union Home Ministry not to leave the city until the last and most popular idol, Lalbaugcha Raja, is safely immersed in...

  • Japan Aims to Double India Investment in 5 Years: Report

    Japan Aims to Double India Investment in 5 Years: Report

    PM Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a landslide election win in May, arrived on Saturday for a five-day trip aimed at capitalising on a personal affinity with Abe to bolster security and business ties in the face of an assertive China.

  • PM Modi Seeks Japan's Help for 'Inclusive Vision'

    PM Modi Seeks Japan's Help for 'Inclusive Vision'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Saturday seeking to capitalise on his affinity with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to strengthen security and business ties on his first major foreign visit since his landslide election victory in May...

  • NATO Chief Warns Afghanistan Must Sign Security Pact by Early September

    NATO Chief Warns Afghanistan Must Sign Security Pact by Early September

    NATO's chief warned on Tuesday that, despite a disputed election, Afghanistan must sign a security pact on a post-combat international training mission by September, or there will be "severe" problems for the Western alliance.

  • Indonesia Presidential Candidates Spar Over Corruption Scandals in Final Debate

    Indonesia Presidential Candidates Spar Over Corruption Scandals in Final Debate

    Four days before Indonesia's presidential election, the two candidates and their running mates traded barbs over food security and graft in their final television debate on Saturday.

  • Afghanistan Tightens Election Security After Abdullah Abdullah Attack

    Afghanistan Tightens Election Security After Abdullah Abdullah Attack

    Security is being ramped up so the two candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election run-off next week can continue campaigning after an attack on one of them killed 12 people, an Interior Ministry spokesman said Sunday.

  • Egypt Seals Famed Tahrir Square Ahead of Poll Results

    Egypt Seals Famed Tahrir Square Ahead of Poll Results

    Security forces in Egypt have sealed off Cairo's famed Tahrir Square, hours ahead of results being announced in the country's first presidential election after the military ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

  • Syria Tightens Security Ahead of Presidential Vote

    Syria Tightens Security Ahead of Presidential Vote

    With security heightened in Damascus and thousands fearing rebel attacks in other cities, Syria holds an election Tuesday in the middle of its bloody civil war - a vote that President Bashar Assad is expected to win easily and that critics have denou...

  • Two Killed in Egypt Clashes Hours Before Campaign Ends

    Two Killed in Egypt Clashes Hours Before Campaign Ends

    Two people were killed in clashes between supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and security forces on Friday, the final day of campaigning for next week's presidential election, officials said.

  • Security Fears Mount Over Ukraine Vote

    Security Fears Mount Over Ukraine Vote

    Ukraine's election body voiced fears on Saturday that it may be impossible to hold next weekend's presidential poll in the east, where a pro-Moscow insurgency is threatening to plunge the country into all-out civil war.

  • Tight Security Cover for Vote Counting in Chennai

    Tight Security Cover for Vote Counting in Chennai

    About 25,000 police personnel and Home Guards will be deployed for security in Chennai and its suburban areas coming under Greater Chennai police limits for tomorrow's counting of votes in three centres.

  • Counting in Delhi: 8.2 Million Votes, 2000 EVMs, 150 Candidates

    Counting in Delhi: 8.2 Million Votes, 2000 EVMs, 150 Candidates

    Counting of 8.2 million votes in Delhi will be done at seven counting centres where more than 7,000 security personnel drawn from Delhi Police and seven companies of a paramilitary force will be on duty, said a Delhi Election Commission official.

  • Monks Cancel Prayers as Kolkata Monastery Turns into Polling Booth

    Monks Cancel Prayers as Kolkata Monastery Turns into Polling Booth

    As voters, election officials and security forces occupied a 117-year-old Buddhist monastery in Kolkata which was turned into a polling booth, monks there were forced to cancel their daily prayers and other religious activities.

  • CPM demands special observers, enhanced security in West Bengal for polling

    CPM demands special observers, enhanced security in West Bengal for polling

    Reacting to the violence in West Bengal on the eve of the final phase of polling, the Communist Party of India on Sunday sought flag marches by central forces and enhanced security in the state.

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