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Ukraine pro-Russian leader has no information on missing OSCE observers

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 03:19

The pro-Russian "prime minister" of the self-declared Republic of Donetsk said Thursday he had no information on the whereabouts of four OSCE observers missing in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine separatists confirm they detained OSCE observers

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 12:08

The leader of pro-Moscow insurgents in the city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday confirmed that his forces had detained four observers from the European security body OSCE who have been missing since Monday.

OSCE chief slams observer detentions as `sabotage`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 05:13

Swiss President and OSCE chief Didier Burkhalter slammed the detention of observers in eastern Ukraine Wednesday as "acts of sabotage," as a team of monitors remained missing.

Iran mulls sending observers to monitor Syria poll

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:25

Iran is considering sending observers to monitor the June 3 presidential election in its key regional ally Syria, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

EU says observers will monitor Egypt poll after all

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:42

The European Union said Monday it will observe next week`s presidential election in Egypt after authorities allowed in communications equipment, two days after announcing the mission had been scrapped.

West Bengal to get 55 more observers to monitor vote count

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 21:27

A total of 55 additional general observers will be present in West Bengal to supervise the counting of votes May 16, while the state is likely to get 17 more special observers to monitor the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls May 12.

UN chief demands release of observers in Ukraine

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 02:03

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is strongly condemning the capture of military observers in Ukraine and is demanding their immediate release "unconditionally and unharmed."

EC to deploy special observers for first time

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:59

The Election Commission will for the first time deploy special observers to oversee the management of the electoral process at the field level for the Lok Sabha polls.

EC appoints observers for elections in four states

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 13:53

The Election Commission of India has appointed special observers for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, and West Bengal on Feb 7, a statement said Tuesday.

Russia ready to send observers to Syria

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 21:34

Russia is ready to send military observers to Syria to ensure security for efforts to eliminate its chemical weapons, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Maldives polls conducted in "orderly" manner, say Indian observers

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 17:45

Team of Indian observers expressed satisfaction with the "orderly" conduct of the first round of presidential polls in Maldives and hoped the run-off later this month would be as transparent and fair.

Pakistan elections not fully `free and fair`: EU observers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 12:44

The general elections in Pakistan were not free and fair, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Pakistan has claimed.