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DNA: Historic moment ‒Saudi Arabia's women vote in election for the first time

Saudi Arabian women voted for the first time on Saturday in local council elections and also stood as candidates, a step hailed by some activists in the Islamic patriarchy as a historic change, but by others as merely symbolic.

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British Parliament set to vote for Syria air strikes

Britain`s parliament is set to vote on Wednesday to approve air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria after months of wrangling over whether enough opposition Labour lawmakers would back military action.

Anti-war protesters march in London on eve of Syria strikes vote

Thousands of protesters gathered in central London on Tuesday in an effort to stop Britain joining air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, a day before a parliamentary vote on the move.

Women not allowed to vote in UP's Shahjahanpur

Shahjahanpur village in Uttar Pardesh does not allow women to cast their vote. To know more, watch the full report here.

Nepal`s Parliament passes new Constitution

Nepal`s parliament passed a new national constitution on Wednesday, weeks after political leaders reached a historic agreement to create a federal state following an earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people.

Bihar will vote above caste politics: Survey

The people of Bihar will vote above caste politics and on the issues of development and law and order in the upcoming assembly polls, an opinion poll said on Monday.

109-year-old Saudi woman registers to vote

A 109-year-old woman has become the oldest citizen to register as a voter in Saudi Arabia`s third municipal elections, the media reported on Friday.

Guinea`s former PM to run for presidency in October

 Guinea`s main opposition politician, ex-prime minister Cellou Dalein Diallo, was designated presidential candidate by his party on Saturday for the October vote, an AFP journalist said.

Donald Trump flies into boycott on US-Mexico border

Donald Trump boarded his private jet for the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday and flew headlong into fresh controversy as a border agents union announced it was boycotting his visit.

French MPs vote to halve energy use, slash nuclear dependence

 French lawmakers adopted a new law on Wednesday that will halve the country`s energy consumption by 2050 and slash its reliance on nuclear energy.

Donald Trump ridiculed over Nazi soldier tweet

Another day campaigning for president, another controversy for US tycoon Donald Trump, who was lampooned Tuesday over a tweet that appeared to show Nazis marching under the White House.

FBI probing drug baron "El Chapo" Guzman`s threat against Donald Trump: Aide

The FBI is investigating an alleged threat against US presidential contender Donald Trump from a Mexican drug kingpin on the run from jail, his campaign said Monday.

Union-busting Republican joins crowded White House race

Wisconsin`s union-busting Governor Scott Walker announced on Monday that he is joining the crowded field of Republicans jostling to be the party`s presidential nominee, arguing he can sell his conservative record to mainstream America.

India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC

India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC

Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict.

NRIs should vote in panchayat, municipal polls: Congress

NRIs can participate in democracy in the true sense only after they are allowed to vote in grassroots elections to representative bodies like panchayat and municipalities, Congress Goa unit president Luizinho Faleiro said on Monday.

Anti-Semitic joke backfires on Indignado Madrid official

An anti-Semitic joke that a newly elected official from the Spanish Indignados (Outraged) movement tweeted in 2011 unleashed a storm of criticism Sunday, a day after his group took over the Madrid city council.

Hillary the `rock` of the family: Bill Clinton

Hillary the `rock` of the family: Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton said in an interview aired Sunday that he admires his wife Hillary as she makes her second run for the White House, defending her integrity in the face of attacks.

Independent makes history in Mexico governor race

A foul-mouthed rancher nicknamed "El Bronco" shook up Mexico`s midterm elections, riding a wave of discontent with political parties to become the first independent to win a governorship.