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Afghan presidential race: Rassoul announces support to Abdullah

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 16:45

Afghan presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul, who secured third position in the electoral race, Sunday announced his support to the leading candidate Abdullah Abdullah.

Qayyum Karzai quits Afghan presidential race

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 01:40

Afghan president`s elder brother is dropping out of the April 5 presidential race and throwing his support behind the country`s former foreign minister, a campaign official said today.

Afghanistan: Rights abusers join presidential race

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 14:53

Candidates for the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan include former military and militia commanders implicated in serious rights abuses, war crimes and crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Reformist Aref quits Iran`s presidential race

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 13:56

Mohammad Reza Aref, the sole reformist candidate in the June 14 presidential race, has withdrawn after receiving advice from reformist former president Mohammad Khatami, his website reported this morning.

US minorities donating little to presidential race

Last Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012, 23:10

Americans living in predominantly wealthy, white neighbourhoods account for nearly all the sizable campaign contributions in this year`s presidential election.

Presidential race not fair, says Chris Rock

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 16:24

Comedian Chris Rock has said that he would like the presidential elections to be more “like a real fight.”

‘Republicans supporting firms that outsource jobs to India, China’

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 00:37

As the US Senate debated on the Bring Jobs Home Act, a top Democratic leader on Wednesday accused the opposition Republicans of supporting companies which outsource jobs to countries like India and China.

Sangma has become nominee of communal forces: NCP

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 16:29

With BJP supporting P A Sangma in the Presidential race, NCP regretted that he has become the nominee of "communal forces" in a contest in which UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee will have a "decisive victory".

Prez race leaves parties, alliances divided

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 22:36

The ongoing Presidential race has divided parties and alliances across the political spectrum which are facing a piquant situation following revolt by their constituents over the choice of candidate.

‘Nothing wrong in Mamata suggesting PM for Prez poll`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 20:04

Seeking to keep Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee in good humour ahead of Presidential poll, Congress Tuesday said she had not crossed the limit by suggesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s name for the top post.

Egypt Supreme Court calls for Parliament`s dissolution

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 19:37

The Muslim Brotherhood said the ruling would push Egypt into a "dark tunnel".

Egypt`s 3rd runner-up calls for vote recount

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 00:02

Sabahi narrowly came in third in a surprisingly strong showing of 21.5 per cent, followed by a moderate Islamist who broke with the Brotherhood.