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95 percent of registered Syrian expats voted in embassies: Committee

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 05:48

Syria`s electoral commission said on Saturday that 95 percent of registered expatriate voters took part in a presidential election expected to return incumbent Bashar al-Assad to power, state media said.

Peter Mutharika wins Malawi`s disputed presidential vote: Official

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 04:05

Peter Mutharika, the brother of Malawi`s former leader, was Friday declared winner of the country`s disputed presidential election after garnering 36.4 percent of the votes cast.

Lithuanian incumbent president re-elected

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:04

Lithuania`s incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite Monday has been re-elected for a second term, the Central Electoral Commission said.

South Africa election body urges responsible `selfies`

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:55

South Africa goes to polls on May 7 in the fifth democratic elections after the fall of apartheid in 1994.

Iraqi electoral commission withdraws resignation

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 06:11

Avoiding repercussions of their move on the country`s political process, the commissioners of Iraq`s Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) Sunday withdrew their mass resignation.

Iraq electoral commission resigns en masse weeks before vote

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:15

The entire board of Iraq`s electoral commission tendered its resignation in protest against political interference, casting doubt on a nationwide vote scheduled for next month.

Iraq election chiefs quit as attacks kill 37

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:34

The board of Iraq`s electoral commission resigned en masse on Tuesday in protest at political and judicial "interference", throwing a general election due next month into disarray.

Watchdog calls for UK voter ID amid South Asian fraud fears

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 11:17

Voters in Britain should have to prove their identity at polling stations, the elections watchdog said, as it launched a study into fraud concerns around ethnic South Asian communities.

Disputed polls loom as Albania electoral commission defunct

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 21:56

Fears rose of yet another disputed election in Albania after the commission tasked with certifying the vote remained defunct a day before the Balkan country goes to the polls.

Egyptian court rejects electoral reforms lawsuit

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 20:33

An Egyptian court has rejected a lawsuit seeking thorough review of electoral reforms, including implementation of electronic vote counting system.

Congo`s Kabila re-elected, opposition cries foul

Last Updated: Saturday, December 10, 2011, 00:10

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila won re-election, the head of the electoral commission said on Friday, urging calm after a provisional result that the opposition called "totally unacceptable".

Ivory Coast President sacks government

Last Updated: Saturday, February 13, 2010, 17:39

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on state television sacked the government and dismissed the electoral commission because of a crisis sparked by alleged fraud by the commission`s head.