Tag: National elections

International observers to monitor Albania’s April 25 polls

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TIRANA, Albania — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Friday it will send 274 observers to monitor Albania’s April 25 parliamentary...

Palestinian president’s rival promises vaccines for Gaza

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The United Arab Emirates is sending 20,000 doses of the Russian coronavirus vaccine to the Gaza Strip, a rival...

Algerian president dissolves parliament, frees prisoners

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ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria’s president announced Thursday he would reshuffle the government and dissolve parliament to pave the way for new elections, and ordered...

Dozens charged in Capitol riots spewed extremist rhetoric

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — In a text message, a radicalized Trump supporter suggested getting a boat to ferry “heavy weapons” across the Potomac River...

Pandemic politicking: Israel’s election sprint echoes US’s

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JERUSALEM — In Israel, the sprint to the March 23 election is striking a notable resemblance to the American presidential brawl in 2020. ...

UN urges foreign fighters and mercenaries to leave Libya

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called the establishment of a transitional government in Libya “an important milestone” Tuesday and urged all countries...

Sen. Warren’s ‘Pinkie Promises’ to be published this fall

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NEW YORK — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has not forgotten the many young people she befriended during her 2020 presidential run. ...

Gazans hope for vote after years of Hamas rule, isolation

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian poll workers fanned out across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, where they found voters eager to register ahead...

Buttigieg campaign manager seeking to lead Indiana Democrats

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INDIANAPOLIS — The manager of former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential campaign is entering the race to become the Indiana Democratic Party’s...

Uganda eases social media curbs, but Facebook still off

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KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan authorities on Wednesday lifted restrictions on social networks imposed ahead of a presidential election last month, but Facebook remains blocked...