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Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate accepts court ruling

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 01:35

Former general Prabowo Subianto accepted the final ruling of the Constitutional Court that has summarily rejected all his allegations that challenged the result of Indonesia`s presidential race, his party coalition spokesman said Thursday.

Turkey presidential elections won by PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 13:11

Outgoing Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan will remain at the helm of Turkey for another five years after he won the country`s first direct presidential polls in the first round itself, avoiding the need of a run-off election.

Erdogan wins Turkish presidency in first round triumph

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 01:00

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday won an outright victory in the first round of presidential elections, promising to be a powerful head of state amid fears his country is creeping towards one-man rule.

Turkey`s Erdogan holds mass election rally in Istanbul

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 01:52

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan massed in Istanbul for his last big rally in Turkey`s largest city one week ahead of Presidential Elections.

Afghanistan hits a deadlock again, halts presidential poll audit

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:38

A recounting of votes in the Afghan presidential elections, which was scheduled to begin on Saturday after several delays, has been put on hold again.

Bobby Jindal still mulling 2016 White House run

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:08

Louisiana`s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal will not make a decision about a White House run in 2016 until after November as he tries to make his Republican Party "stop being the stupid party.

Afghan elections: Ashraf Ghani leads in preliminary results

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:42

The preliminary results of the Afghanistan`s presidential elections held last month announced ex-World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani the winner with 56.4 percent of the run-off vote to Abdullah Abdullah`s 43.5 percent on Monday.

On eve of election results, Afghan candidate sends warning to rival

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 03:24

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah warned his rival on Sunday he would refuse to accept the outcome of the country`s troubled election unless he saw firm evidence that the vote was completely free of fraud.

Turkish president not to contest for second term

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:21

Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Sunday that he will not run for a second term in the forthcoming presidential elections in August.

Mozambique presidential candidate campaigns from bush hide-out

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:58

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesman said Tuesday.

Mud flung as Indonesia presidential race heats up

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:09

One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia`s presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.

In Indonesia`s presidential race, ex-general a winner in proxy TV battle

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:38

If Indonesia`s presidential election were to be decided by favourable coverage on its television channels, ex-general Prabowo Subianto would be in the driver`s seat and frontrunner.