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Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past

A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...

Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past

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Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts 'fake news' for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if there was actually "fair" news accounts about his success in office, he would be dominating in polls....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a p...
13:17, 06/17/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
01:17, 06/20/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links ...
07:51, 06/17/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the killing of local German CDU politician Walter Lübcke has confessed. Stephan E. is believed to have far-right sympathies, though he also said he acted alone and was not part of a network....
16:51, 06/26/2019

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
16:51, 06/17/2019

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
18:17, 06/17/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel a...
10:51, 06/09/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
10:51, 06/09/2019

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
08:17, 06/19/2019

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
21:34, 06/17/2019

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
20:51, 06/22/2019

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
23:00, 06/21/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
01:00, 06/17/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
02:17, 06/09/2019

Merkel party politician slain; German police say no suspects German authorities have confirmed that a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head outside his home German authorities confirmed Monday, saying they haven’t identified suspects or a possible moti...
19:34, 06/03/2019

German police probe fresh threats after politician’s killing BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a series of threats sent to officials and institutions days after the arrest of a far-right extremist suspected of killing a pro-migrant politician. Berlin police and prosecutors said in a statement Thurs...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
17:00, 06/04/2019

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
19:34, 06/10/2019

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
19:00, 07/08/2019

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
18:34, 07/05/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder retracts confession: lawyer The man charged with the murder last month of pro-immigration German politician Walter Luebcke has retracted his confession, his new lawyer said on Tuesday....
15:17, 07/02/2019

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
02:34, 06/18/2019

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
08:00, 07/08/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:51, 05/24/2019

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
14:34, 06/17/2019

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scen...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
01:51, 06/18/2019

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
02:34, 06/28/2019

Politician faces backlash for saying children with poor German skills 'have no place yet in elementary school' A prominent politician in Angela Merkel's party is facing backlash for saying that children who speak little German shouldn't be allowed to enter primary school immediately....
16:34, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Nadal cruises past German qualifier The Latest from the French Open: Rafael Nadal makes light work of qualifier Yannick Hanfmann, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the second round        ...
16:51, 05/27/2019

Bayern ease past Cottbus into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
15:51, 08/13/2019

Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
08:51, 08/13/2019

German 'blogger of the year' stripped of award for inventing family's Holocaust past An award-winning German historian has been stripped of a national blogging prize after she was found to have made up the stories of 22 Jewish relatives who she said "died in the Holocaust"....
00:51, 06/05/2019

Trump downplays swing voter outreach: 'I'm not sure I have to do that' President Donald Trump is banking on the strength of his base in 2020 and isn't concerned about swing voter outreach ahead of what is expected to be a highly competitive campaign....
23:51, 06/20/2019

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last year in Turkey. ​”​I think it’s been he...
20:00, 06/23/2019

Ellis downplays comments by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis has downplayed critical comments made by former goalkeeper Hope Solo, who said the World Cup-winning coach cracks under pressure Solo criticized Ellis on a podcast       ...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez downplays tensions between Pelosi and ‘the Squad’ In a television interview broadcast Wednesday, the freshman lawmaker said there is not a “fundamental fracture” between the House speaker and four liberal minority congresswomen....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Bengals coach Zac Taylor downplays A.J. Green injury Star wide receiver A.J. Green sustained an ankle injury during a Cincinnati Bengals practice, but coach Zac Taylor said he thinks the team is "going to be OK."...
01:34, 07/29/2019

Britain downplays Huawei threat to U.S. intelligence sharing Britain would never take a decision on Huawei and 5G that would threaten its intelligence sharing alliance with the United States but it also does not want a new Cold War with China, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
09:00, 06/14/2019

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat Days after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken......
17:34, 07/11/2019

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
02:34, 05/21/2019

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross downplays fears of recession U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday added to a chorus of presidential officials downplaying concerns over a looming recession after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted last week for the first time in 12 years....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Messi downplays Argentina’s Copa America chances BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi has downplayed Argentina’s chances of winning the Copa America in Brazil. Argentina lost the final to Chile in the last two editions of the competition but Messi insisted the team shouldn’t be c...
22:17, 06/05/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
03:34, 05/26/2019

As Biden downplays China threat, Romney has a new warning Former Vice President Joe Biden expressed his lack of concern over China as a global competitor to the US at a rally on Wednesday, prompting a grim response from Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. ...
04:17, 05/02/2019

China downplays tensions over Trump’s tariffs threat China played down tensions with the US after President Trump threatened in a tweet to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods, and confirmed that Beijing’s top negotiator will attend high-level trade talks in Washington this week.​ ​“Add...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from around the world Wednesday at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Schiff downplays impeachment, says that at this point, Trump is only leaving ‘by being voted out’ The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee made his comments the morning after a pair of House hearings featuring former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
07:17, 06/05/2019

Huawei founder downplays effect of promised Trump reprieve: FT U.S. President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business as it adjusts to a new era of American hostility, the Financial Times quoted Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei as saying...
17:51, 07/02/2019

Huawei Founder Downplays Effect of Promised Trump Reprieve: Report US President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business, the Financial Times quoted Ren Zhengfei to say....
11:51, 07/03/2019

Huawei CEO downplays expected $30 billion revenue miss due to the Trump administration ban Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei said in an interview with CNBC the company's business is still strong in China, and it expects $100 billion in revenue this year....
11:51, 06/19/2019

Global stocks rebound as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rattled financial markets....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Trump downplays North Korea missile testing, vouches for Kim as a ‘friend’ The president tweets that the tests did not violate the agreement signed by the two leaders last year at their Singapore summit, which focused on nuclear weapons....
23:34, 08/02/2019

Joe Biden Downplays Infamous 1994 Crime Bill, But Kamala Harris Isn't Here For It Sen. Kamala Harris is not feeling Joe Biden’s claim that the infamous 1994 crime bill—which he was instrumental in creating in order to thwart “predators in our streets” who were “beyond the pale”—did not lead to mass incarceration in the U.S....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Pedrosa downplays talk of MotoGP race return when Zarco leaves KTM Ex-Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has moved to downplay the suggestion he could come out of retirement to replace Johann Zarco in KTM's factory MotoGP line-up in 2020...
01:17, 08/14/2019

Trump's Israel Ambassador Downplays Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism...While Visiting Auschwitz Anti-Semitism in the United States has jumped sharply in recent years, but according to President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Israel, it’s really nothing to worry about....
08:51, 05/04/2019

Global stocks bounce back as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rattled financial markets....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
05:34, 08/07/2019

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim J...
00:00, 08/03/2019

Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ Anthony Joshua calls that Andy Ruiz left hook a 'lucky punch' but in boxing there is no such thing as a lucky punch The post Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ appeared first on Boxing News....
14:17, 08/17/2019

Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump has reacted to four North Korean missile tests in less than two weeks with little more than a shrug. Instead, he appears to be turning his frustrations about the peninsula on South Korea....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Danish politician: 'Yes it's me on Pornhub' Joachim B. Olsen, a center-right Liberal Alliance party MP standing in the country's upcoming general election, knows where to find voters: on a popular porn site....
23:34, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
11:17, 06/05/2019

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
01:51, 06/22/2019

Germany: 2 arrested over weapon used in politician’s killing BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party, one of whom is accused of selling the weapon allegedly used by the main suspect. Walter Luebck...
11:17, 06/27/2019

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his char...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Germany: Suspect in politician’s slaying says he acted alone BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top security official says the far-right extremist suspected in the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has told authorities that he acted alone. Walter Luebcke, who led the Kassel regiona...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Argentina's Fernández Moves From Little-Known Politician to Next Likely President The surprisingly strong candidacy of Alberto Fernández is roiling markets amid investor concern about a return to power of the populist Peronist movement in Argentina....
21:00, 08/19/2019

‘The Politician’ trailer: Blood and backstabbing with Ben Platt The trailer for Ryan Murphy’s splashy new Netflix show is gunning for viewers’ votes Monday. “The Politician” follows posh-named young man Payton Hobart (Tony-winning “Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt, 25) as he runs in ...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
19:00, 05/22/2019

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politician."...
23:34, 08/19/2019

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming as a member of the Libertarian Party. It continue...
17:34, 06/05/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Mil...
20:00, 06/03/2019

‘You Have to Be Where the Voters Are.’ This Danish Politician Is Campaigning on Pornhub A Danish politician has taken out an ad on a popular porn-streaming website ahead of the country’s upcoming general elections. Joachim B. Olsen, a former Olympic shot putter and center-right Liberal Alliance party MP, took out an ad that said &...
07:00, 05/15/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
11:17, 06/05/2019

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with the sticky beverages. Farage was left with milkshak...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
00:51, 07/13/2019

Germany arrests two more suspects linked to politician's murder German police have detained two suspects in connection with the murder of a pro-immigration politician shot by a far-right sympathizer, who has confessed to the crime, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Thursday....
11:17, 06/27/2019

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
18:51, 06/18/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hynes’ son-in-law, confirmed that Hynes died Saturday in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital...
19:00, 05/05/2019

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown imposed on ...
13:17, 08/16/2019

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday....
14:34, 05/21/2019

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
20:34, 07/01/2019

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
05:00, 05/31/2019

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicl...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Man denies telling US politician Erica Thomas 'go back where you came from' Eric Sparkes admits berating lawmaker but says comment wasn’t racially chargedA man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her “go back where you came fro...
11:00, 07/21/2019

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prim...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
23:34, 07/11/2019

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support BERLIN (AP) — Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections. Daily Sueddeutsche ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” ̶...
07:51, 07/11/2019

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahid...
20:17, 06/11/2019

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, thou...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
16:51, 07/11/2019

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
18:34, 08/19/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
03:51, 05/03/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
07:51, 06/21/2019

Russians revolt after politician says Siberia fires unprofitable As firefighters battle wildfires across eastern Russia, demonstrators are demanding the resignation of a regional leader in Siberia who's said it doesn't make much financial sense to fight the fires....
18:00, 08/02/2019

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
00:51, 06/11/2019

British Labour politician Prescott taken to hospital after a stroke John Prescott, a former British deputy prime minister in Tony Blair's Labour government, has been taken to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family said on Monday....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
19:17, 05/24/2019

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
14:34, 06/23/2019

Brexitcast reacts to Danish politician advertising on PornHub Brexitcast hosts Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler can't stop laughing when they discuss where a Danish politician is advertising his election campaign online....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
12:00, 05/24/2019

Twitter to De-Emphasise, Label Politician Tweets That Break Rules "We'll now clearly label any tweets which violate our terms of service but decide to keep up due to public interest," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said....
07:34, 06/28/2019

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country's general election after leaked footage revealed his "unacceptable" behaviour inside a US strip club....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Twitter suspends Jewish newspaper, SPD politician for anti-AfD tweets Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD party....
22:17, 05/13/2019

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:17, 06/27/2019

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
23:34, 06/27/2019

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his ascent of an icy summit in the Alps seem more perilous.Éric Woerth, a senior right-of-centre MP, insisted...
04:17, 08/14/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Named UK Politician Of The Year London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK's House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the......
03:51, 04/29/2019

Boris Johnson Smashes Record For Most Money Raised By UK Politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit......
01:34, 07/18/2019

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
05:34, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Twitter to put notice on politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
20:00, 06/27/2019

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
14:51, 06/22/2019

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday n...
16:51, 06/21/2019

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
05:17, 08/14/2019

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV news cameras on Thursday night and widely shared on s...
18:17, 06/21/2019

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communications staffers appeared to hijack the account and use it to go on a scorched-earth screed about his boss....
00:34, 07/24/2019

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
13:17, 07/21/2019

Indian politician calls the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi a ‘patriot’ A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up....
19:17, 05/16/2019

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
15:51, 07/22/2019

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
19:51, 08/16/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their hometown, the 19-year-olds couldn't resist the chance to photobomb him with a same-sex kiss....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Germany: Far-right Pegida supporters probed for condoning politician's murder Prosecutors in Dresden have begun an investigation into Pegida supporters who scoffed at the murder of Walter Lübcke, likely at the hands of a far-right extremist. Supporters said he had it coming....
22:51, 07/05/2019

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,......
13:17, 05/29/2019

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
03:34, 07/05/2019

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has a long history of right-wing activity, remains in custody....
17:17, 07/02/2019

Ben Platt is delightfully ruthless in the trailer for Ryan Murphy's The Politician The only possible way the current presidential race could get more dramatic would be if Ryan Murphy were producing it himself. While that may not be possible (or maybe so?), he is giving Netflix subscribers a glimpse of what a Murphy-esque race for a...
17:00, 08/19/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
20:51, 07/10/2019

Outstanding Politician: Mamata Banerjee Remembers Sushma Swaraj West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her grief and shock over the sudden demise of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday night...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
20:00, 08/08/2019

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conferen...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
18:51, 05/23/2019

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
17:34, 06/06/2019

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
23:00, 05/30/2019

India's top court to probe threat accusations against politician accused of rape India's Supreme Court will look into accusations that a powerful regional politician threatened the family of a woman who accused him of rape, the chief justice said on Wednesday, stepping into a case that has triggered outrage....
14:00, 07/31/2019

Suspect in politician Walter Lübcke's killing probed over refugee attack Stephan E. is accused of murdering a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party in central Germany. Prosecutors also suspect he was involved in a stabbing attack on an Iraqi refugee in 2016....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Danish shot-putter-turned-politician places election ad on Pornhub A member of the center-right Liberal Alliance party in Denmark placed an ad encouraging people to vote for him in the general election on one of the world’s top adult websites, Pornhub....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
01:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Man in 'border wall suit' tells story of meeting Trump: 'He's not like any other politician' A man who wore a "border wall suit" to President Trump's Pennsylvania rally said getting to meet the president was like an "out-of-body experience" and he never expected it. ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
21:17, 07/10/2019

Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Are All Smiles at The Politician Screening It's date night for Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Brad Falchuk! The couple enjoyed a fun night out in the Hamptons on Friday to celebrate the screening of the upcoming Netflix......
00:00, 08/04/2019

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
05:00, 05/31/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Kabul attack: 20 killed, 50 injured in bombing and gun battle at politician's office Attack occurred at office of vice presidential candidate Amrullah Saleh, who was slightly injuredAt least 20 people were killed and 50 injured in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Sunday in a suicide bombing and gun battle at vice presidential candidate...
09:34, 07/29/2019

India's top court moves politician's rape trial over intimidation fears India's Supreme Court on Thursday moved the rape trial of a powerful regional politician to the capital, New Delhi, to allay fears he could influence the outcome, a further embarrassment for the Hindu nationalist ruling party....
15:00, 08/01/2019

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaust....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
19:51, 06/18/2019

Chicago politician arrested for filing false police report gets Smollett judge A Chicago alderman was thrown behind bars this week — charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice — for allegedly filing a false police report against a former fling, cops say. Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno, of the Windy City’...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for ...
06:17, 07/10/2019

Kenyan governor revealed a lawmaker's affair at his funeral. Now he's set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as ...
09:51, 07/08/2019

Deadly car crash in India that injured alleged rape victim being investigated for possible ties to politician: report A car crash in India that killed two people and left a young woman in critical condition on Sunday has prompted an investigation into possible links to a ruling-party politician whom she has accused of rape, according to a report....
00:00, 08/02/2019

Michael Moore warns Dems 'professional politician' can't beat Trump: 'I love Joe Biden... but we gotta win' Liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore warned Democrats on Thursday night that picking a "professional politician" as their nominee will lead to four more years of President Trump....
14:34, 07/26/2019

Spain Is Going to the Polls for the Third Time in Four Years. Here’s What to Know Spain goes to the polls Sunday for its third general election in four years, as socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez tries to break the political deadlock that has gripped his country and left him unable to govern. Over the last five years,...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
09:17, 05/20/2019

Trump's Bad Polls Leaked and He's Pissed Days before President Trump is set to launch his reelection bid, internal polls have leaked that look pretty awful, and now Trump is out to get the pollsters who collected the data, according to the New York Times. A Trump advisor told the Times that...
05:00, 06/17/2019

51 Constituencies Over 7 States To Go To Polls Today A total of 51 seats spread across seven states are scheduled to vote in the fifth phase today, with Rae Bareli and Amethi seats in Uttar Pradesh among the most watched contests....
20:51, 05/05/2019

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Millions of Australians head to the polls Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
08:51, 05/18/2019

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
06:17, 05/23/2019

Polls close in Lithuania presidential election Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country were eligible to vote for her replacement....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in the state. "We hope, we expect and we demand that......
22:00, 07/08/2019

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
20:51, 05/21/2019

13 Rajasthan Lok Sabha Seats To Go To Polls Today Over 2.57 crore voters will decide the fate of 115 candidates - 108 men and seven women - in Rajasthan's first phase of polling on Monday, according to an election official on Sunday....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Exit polls in India indicate victory for Modi and the BJP Official results are to be released Thursday, but the polls suggest Prime Minister Narendra Modi would win reelection in the world’s largest democracy....
00:51, 05/20/2019

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
20:17, 06/03/2019

Polls close in Lithuania presidental election Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country were eligible to vote for her replacement....
02:17, 05/13/2019

Polls close in India's mammoth election Polls in India's marathon elections have closed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is hoping to secure another five years in power....
16:51, 05/19/2019

Gandhi scion comes into his own as India polls near finish NEW DELHI (AP) — Political observers in India are watching to see whether the scion of the country’s most important modern political dynasty can retain a seat in Parliament and revive his party’s fortunes. As India’s marathon genera...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Congress Will Do Much Better, Says Amarinder Singh After Exit Polls Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today rejected the poll of polls results, saying that their accuracy was doubtful and that he expects the Congress to do much better, both at the national level......
22:17, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
01:34, 06/06/2019

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states are set to open — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
01:34, 05/26/2019

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Continue reading......
22:17, 05/23/2019

Simultaneous Polls Need Of The Hour: President Ram Nath Kovind Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged parliamentarians to seriously consider......
15:00, 06/20/2019

BCCI Polls, NADA Set To Be Discussed At CoA Meet: Reports Ending years of defiance, the BCCI last Friday agreed to come under the ambit of NADA following its CEO Rahul Johri's meeting with top sports ministry officials in New Delhi....
02:51, 08/13/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
16:51, 06/16/2019

Sensex Jumps Over 950 Points After Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a strong note, with the Sensex soaring more than 950 points, a day after exit polls predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party will win almost as many......
08:34, 05/20/2019

North Macedonia goes to the polls amid rain and rancour Ethnic and political divisions may affect turnout in former Yugoslav republic’s presidential electionVoters in North Macedonia braving heavy rain have begun casting ballots in the second round of a race that will not only decide the country’s new pre...
19:51, 05/05/2019

"Congress Must Die", Says Yogendra Yadav After Exit Polls Show NDA Win The exit polls that predicted a comfortable win for the NDA havegiven ammunition to Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav to shoot at the Congress, a party that he said "must die"....
09:34, 05/20/2019

Low in Cash and Polls, 2020 Democrats Get Creative With Accounting As Democrats gather for the next presidential debates this week, several are struggling with fund-raising. An accounting maneuver last month made some appear to have more cash on hand than they did....
22:00, 07/30/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s defense minister says she’s confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that minorities in Hindu-majority India have nothing to fear. Nirmala Sitharama...
14:34, 05/10/2019

Holding Simultaneous Polls Anti-Democratic, Against Constitution: CPI(M) Holding simultaneous polls to the Parliament and state Assemblies is fundamentally anti-federal and anti-democratic and thus, against the Constitution, the CPI(M) said today, listing out the reasons......
15:51, 06/19/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
06:51, 05/11/2019

Late-Night Hosts Are Afraid to Put Their Faith in Polls Again Surveys suggest President Trump’s in trouble, but as Jimmy Fallon put it: “If you want to know how much these polls matter, just ask President Hillary Clinton.”...
09:51, 06/13/2019

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
17:17, 07/19/2019

Indian Leader Likely to Keep Power, Exit Polls Suggest Indian exit polls suggest Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the nationalist leader who has dominated Indian politics since he swept into power in 2014, could get another five years leading the world’s largest democracy....
21:51, 05/19/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer their loyalty to Britain's new Brexit Party....
15:17, 05/12/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Voting has started in in Malawi to elect a new president and 193 members of parliament. Before dawn, hundreds of voters lined up Tuesday at polling centers to cast their ballots in the election in which 78-year-old President P...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Albanians vote in mayoral polls boycotted by opposition Voting in Albanian mayoral elections that opposition parties are boycotting began calmly on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers mocked those who were casting a vote with songs from the country's communist ...
13:00, 06/30/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, has asked for a second opinion on extending......
08:00, 05/02/2019

"Progressive Forces Vs BJP-RSS Ideology": Rahul Gandhi's Take On Polls For Congress president Rahul Gandhi, the ongoing Lok Sabha elections are more an ideological fight between progressive forces and those "trying to control the country" than just another democratic......
15:34, 05/11/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:34, 07/21/2019

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
16:00, 05/27/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
16:34, 06/02/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
07:34, 06/16/2019

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
01:17, 05/27/2019

Far-right gains in Spanish polls are not Franco nostalgia: Analyst Spain will have another a left-wing minority government following its elections, analyst Salvador Llaudes tells DW. But it will not be unstable, he feels. And he downplayed the far-right successes at the poll....
16:17, 05/01/2019

EU candidates face off in live debate a week before polls BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world’s biggest transnational polls on May 23-26. The six candidates in the debate later W...
11:17, 05/15/2019

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
20:51, 06/06/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:17, 05/19/2019

NOT REAL NEWS: Texas bill won’t ban van pools to polls A proposed Texas Senate bill does not prohibit drivers from transporting groups of “elderly, disabled or poor” to the polls to vote as social media posts shared widely suggest. The false claims, which have been shared thousands of times o...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement also accuses the people arrested of physically att...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Polls: Industrialists, Including Ambanis, Among First To Vote In Mumbai The Ambanis, Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran and Adi Godrej were among the early voters in Mumbai during polling for the fourth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections....
09:51, 04/29/2019

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role......
17:51, 05/21/2019

People With More Than 2 Kids Can't Contest Uttarakhand Panchayat Polls People with more than two children cannot contest panchayat polls in Uttarakhand as the state Assembly has unanimously passed a bill to this effect which also made minimum educational qualifications......
16:51, 06/26/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls....
22:17, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday. Polls opened at 8 a.m. (0700GMT) and the first estimates and...
09:51, 05/26/2019

Turns Out Socialism Polls Badly When You Tell People It'll Be Horrible Is socialism popular? Let’s turn to a fair, neutral observer to find out: the American Action Network, which is affiliated with the Congressional Leadership Fund, whose job it is to elect House Republicans....
06:51, 08/14/2019

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Polls open in North Macedonia’s presidential election SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Polls have opened in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff between two top vote-getters from the first round. More than 3,400 polling stations opened at 7 a.m. Sunday. The two candidates, Stevo Pendarovski ...
09:00, 05/05/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
20:17, 06/09/2019

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
19:34, 05/28/2019

In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Heading For Big Defeat, Predicts Poll Of Polls The pattern of the Congress crashing out in states it won in the assembly elections has continued in Karnataka, exit polls predicted today. The party, which managed to keep the BJP out of power in the......
22:17, 05/19/2019

Simultaneous Polls Diverting Attention From Key Issues: Bhupesh Baghel Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal on "one nation, one election", or simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, is meant to divert people's attention from key issues concerning them, Chhattisgarh......
17:51, 06/21/2019

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot but Monday’s mid-term elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal anti-drug crackdown, unorthodox style and contentious embrace of China...
06:51, 05/12/2019

"Why's Chandrababu Naidu Exhausting Himself?" Sena's Jibe On Exit Polls Using the predictions of the exit polls that gave a comfortable comeback for the NDA, the BJP's Maharashtra ally Shiv Sena today sought to give a pause to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu......
08:51, 05/20/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
23:51, 05/18/2019

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Nitin Gadkari-RSS Meeting Creates Buzz A Day After Exit Polls A meeting between RSS leader Bhaiyaji Joshi and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari generated much buzz on Monday, a day after exit polls predicted absolute majority for the BJP-led National Democratic......
11:00, 05/21/2019

Punjab Likely To Be Silver Lining For Congress, Exit Polls Predict The two-year-old government of Amarinder Singh in Punjab, which the BJP hoped was facing some amount of anti-incumbency, could fare the best among the Congress-ruled states, exit polls predicted......
22:17, 05/19/2019

Yogi Adityanath Removes BJP Ally From UP Cabinet Day After Exit Polls Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will not hold meetings with leaders of opposition in Delhi today, senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra told news agency ANI....
08:51, 05/20/2019

AIR To Broadcast 40-Hour Programme On Results Of National, State Polls The All India Radio will broadcast a special programme for 40 hours the day results of the Lok Sabha and assembly elections in four states will be declared....
23:51, 05/18/2019

102-Year-Old Who Voted In Independent India's 1st Polls Votes In Himachal Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the the country's first general elections in 1951, voted today in a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh where......
12:00, 05/19/2019

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Ex-Maldives President Congratulates PM Modi As Exit Polls Predict BJP Win With most of the exit polls predicting a majority for the NDA, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hoping that the island nation would continue to......
08:51, 05/20/2019

Day After Exit Polls, Yogi Adityanath Removes BJP Ally From UP Cabinet Yogi Adityanath has finally removed minister OP Rajbhar, an estranged BJP ally who had wanted out a month ago. Mr Rajbhar, who had been part of the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh since 2017, had......
08:51, 05/20/2019

Rupee Surges 86 Paise Against Dollar As Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Indian rupee surged as much as 86 paise or 1.22 per cent to 69.36 per dollar after exit polls predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will win almost as many......
10:51, 05/20/2019

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained a commanding lead in Sunday's parliamentary election. It remains unclear if the party will be able to rule on its own....
04:34, 07/22/2019

Austria to hold snap polls in September after corruption sting Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FPÖ after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor....
13:17, 05/19/2019

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Cars Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled In Bengal's Bhatpara Day Before Polls Ahead of the last phase of the marathon Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bhatpara, a constituency where Assembly bypolls are due on......
23:51, 05/18/2019

Gujarat BJP Says Exit Polls "As Expected", Congress Dismisses Claims Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the actual results when they are announced on May 23,......
22:17, 05/19/2019

Trump declares Sanders ‘history’ as Biden surges in polls President Trump in a tweet on Monday proclaimed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is “history” now that former Vice President Joe Biden has ​amassed a double-digit lead in the polls. ​”Looks like Bernie Sanders is his...
17:51, 05/20/2019

J&K BJP Bats For Assembly Polls In November After Nomads Return To Plains The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Tuesday said assembly elections should be held in November after over 30 lakh nomads return from the state's high-altitude areas to the plains....
03:51, 05/15/2019

Ousted Istanbul mayor leading re-run polls after TV debate: pollster The Turkish opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor who was ousted from office when his March victory was annulled bested his ruling party rival in a rare TV debate, a pollster said on Monday, putting him in the lead ahead of a June 23 re-vote....
18:17, 06/17/2019

PM Confident Of Winning Polls, Promises "Vikas Ki Ganga" In Next Term Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday exuded confidence about victory in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, and promised he will bring a fresh "Vikas ki Ganga" to Bihar during his next tenure....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Exit Polls Not Final Decision, But Hint At BJP's Win: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the exit polls are not the "final decision" but indicate that the BJP will once again come to power, riding on the development work done by the NDA......
12:17, 05/20/2019

Mallikarjun Kharge's Message To Party Leaders As Maharashtra Polls Near Congress general secretary in-charge of Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday said he has urged the state unit to put up a united face to take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena in the......
17:51, 06/14/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
20:34, 05/16/2019

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. Voters in line at 6 p.m. local time are allowed to cast ballots, bu...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
17:51, 05/21/2019

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant groups...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Unofficial tally shows Duterte allies winning big in polls An unofficial vote count of the Philippine midterm elections shows President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies with an overwhelming lead in the race for the Senate, which the opposition regards as one of the last bulwarks against the brash populist leader...
07:00, 05/14/2019

India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority, exit polls show Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance is likely to win a majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, two exit polls showed....
16:17, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Polls have opened for the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, with a centrist party led by ...
17:34, 05/24/2019

Dutch, UK polls open, starting 4 days of European elections Polls open in Netherlands and United Kingdom for the European Parliament, starting 4 days of voting across the bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Shashi Tharoor Explains How BJP Capitalised "Product Modi" To Win Polls Asserting that people did not vote for their economic self-interest in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says the BJP decided early that its "product" was Prime Minister Narendra......
12:17, 05/29/2019

Congress Lines Up Star Campaigners For Delhi Ahead Of Polls The star campaigners of Congress including its president Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Shatrughan Sinha will blaze the campaign trail for......
05:34, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Exit polls give conservative Greek election win Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has won a comfortable victory over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
19:17, 07/07/2019

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for th...
08:51, 05/23/2019

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
15:51, 05/27/2019

Argentines head to polls for primary in first Macri, Fernandez showdown Argentines have their first chance on Sunday to head to the ballot boxes in a high-stakes presidential race in which they must choose between staying the course of painful austerity measures or a return to interventionist economics....
09:00, 08/11/2019

Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc set for solid upper house win: polls Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set to win a solid majority in an upper house election later this week, keeping alive his dream to revise Japan's pacifist constitution, a survey showed on Monday....
07:17, 07/15/2019

Bihar State Polls To Be Contested Under Tejashwi Yadav's Leadership: RJD Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal on Saturday reaffirmed its faith in the leadership of his younger son Tejashwi Yadav, a day after he failed to turn up at the party's foundation day......
07:00, 07/07/2019

North Carolina Special Election: Voters Head to the Polls Primary voters will thin a field of more than two dozen candidates running to replace Walter B. Jones Jr., a longtime congressman who died in February....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Sensex Surges Over 600 Points After BJP's Landslide Victory In 2019 Polls The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Index staged a sharp upmove a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Aliance (NDA) won an overwhelming majority in the recently concluded......
17:17, 05/24/2019

Ahead Of Polls, "Pilgrimages" For Aaditya Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis With the Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray already on a 4,000-kilometre yatra of Maharashtra ahead of state elections, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis too has announced a massive tour that is going to......
23:17, 07/24/2019

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
16:52, 07/06/2019

Polls close after South Africans vote in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keeps its majority despite a low turnout. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994....
22:00, 05/08/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have started voting in a landmark general election in South Africa, where the ruling African National Co...
14:00, 05/08/2019

| DR Congo rivals forge government pact 7 months after polls The two rival political camps in DR Congo Friday forged a pact on forming a government, six months after President Felix Tshisekedi took power from veteran ruler Joseph Kabila, officials said....
13:51, 07/27/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showing support ranging between 51 and 61 percent....
17:17, 04/30/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
22:00, 05/07/2019

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to boycott elections on April......
22:17, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden stretches lead over Bernie Sanders, Dem field: polls Former Vice President Joe Biden is leading Sen. Bernie Sanders by as many as 15 percentage points in two polls released Tuesday. Biden got 33% support from likely Democratic voters, putting him 13 percentage points ahead of Sanders, who came in secon...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Albanian opposition blocks roads in push for snap polls Several thousand supporters of Albania's opposition parties blocked national roads in a dozen towns on Thursday evening, the latest in three months of protests to try to push the government to accept snap elections....
03:51, 05/03/2019

UK's Brexit Party Triumphs In EU Polls As Mainstream Contenders Flounder Britain's two main parties were punished in the European elections, with results coming in on Monday showing that voters had rejected their handling of Brexit and turned to parties that were......
19:00, 05/27/2019

Lanka President Vows To "Eradicate Terrorism" Before Presidential Polls Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" and restore stability before a presidential election due for year-end, vowing to bring to heel all......
21:34, 05/04/2019

Joe Biden enters the Democratic primary with a commanding lead in the polls Surveys show the former vice president leading Sen. Bernie Sanders by significant margins, with the potential to gain even more of a lead with a post-announcement bump in the polls....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra, the Election Commission said today. The annual......
22:17, 06/04/2019

Kamala Harris Now Tied for 3rd With Elizabeth Warren in Polls Behind Two Old White Men The battle for third place among Democratic presidential candidates is heating up after a stellar showing during the debates. California Sen. Kamala Harris is now tied for third with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) behind former Vice President Joe Bi...
18:17, 07/01/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls The fate of several important leaders including Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi and Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia will be decided in the......
23:51, 05/11/2019

Akhilesh Yadav, Maneka Gandhi Among Top Contenders For Phase 6 UP Polls Hectic electioneering ended on Friday evening for 14 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, including those for which Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Union minister Maneka Gandhi are......
20:00, 05/10/2019

Over 12 Per Cent Voting Recorded Till 9am In 5th Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls More than 12 per cent voting was recorded in the fifth phase of polling across 51 constituencies in seven states till 9 am today, the Voter Turnout App data of the Election Commission (EC) showed....
10:34, 05/06/2019

A Bitter Battle Awaits Harsimrat Kaur As Bathinda Heads To Polls On May 19, Punjab will witness one of its toughest electoral contests in Bathinda as Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal strives to retain the Lok Sabha constituency for the third time in a row by......
22:00, 05/07/2019

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
12:00, 06/02/2019

Violence Only In Bengal In All Six Phases Of Polls, Says Amit Shah: Live Updates BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of indulging in violence in the state and alleged that the Election Commission has been a "mute spectator"....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Danish center-left opposition set to take power, exit polls suggest Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats look set to oust the ruling Liberal Party and its center-right alliance, two exit polls after Wednesday's election suggested....
21:17, 06/05/2019

59 Seats Including PM's Varanasi To Vote In Final Phase Of Polls Today The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, one of the most bitterly fought in recent memory, will come to an end tomorrow. Voting will be held in 59 constituencies including in Varanasi where Prime Minister......
23:51, 05/18/2019

Top Court To Hear Congress' Petition On Simultaneous Polls To Rajya Sabha The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear a petition by the Congress to hold simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani moved to the Lok......
08:17, 06/18/2019

By-Polls For Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha Seats On August 26 By-elections to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will be held on August 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday....
06:00, 08/02/2019

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea To Debar Rahul Gandhi From Contesting Polls A petition was filed in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking direction to the Centre and the Election Commission to debar Congress President Rahul Gandhi from contesting the Lok Sabha election till the......
15:00, 05/02/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
14:51, 06/05/2019

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
13:34, 05/21/2019

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
02:00, 08/07/2019

"Exit Polls Are All Wrong," Says Shashi Tharoor, Cites Australia Surprise Lok Sabha elections 2019 exit polls: Hours after exit polls on Sunday indicated a huge win for the National Democratic Alliance, Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted his reading of the......
08:51, 05/20/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent......
08:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Exit polls show Abe’s ruling bloc wins elections Exit polls show Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is certain to secure the majority of 124 seats contested in upper house elections...
14:17, 07/21/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one of the shortest tenures as prime minister in the 118-year history of the Australian federation....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Swaraj India To Fight Haryana Assembly Polls: Yogendra Yadav The Swaraj India will fight the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, projecting the outfit as a viable alternative to the ruling BJP, party leader Yogendra Yadav said today....
03:34, 06/28/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Richest Candidate In Sixth Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Trump discounts polls that show him trailing ‘Motley Crew’ of Democrats President Trump on Monday discounted polls showing him trailing the “Motley Crew” of Democratic presidential hopefuls. “Only Fake Polls show us behind the Motley Crew. We are looking really good, but it is far too early to be focuse...
20:51, 06/17/2019

Election Body Says 65.51% Voter Turnout In Fourth Phase Of National Polls The final voter turnout in the fourth phase of ongoing Lok Sabha elections held on April 29 stood at 65.51 per cent, according to data released by the Election Commission of India (EC) on Saturday....
15:51, 05/04/2019

Greek PM Tsipras to announce tax, pension relief measures as polls loom Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will unveil tax and pension "relief measures" on Tuesday, weeks before a European Parliament election, a government official told Reuters....
16:17, 05/07/2019

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
18:34, 07/05/2019

EU chief urges people to vote carefully in Europe-wide polls European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging people to carefully weigh their votes in the upcoming EU elections as polls show that populist and nationalist parties could gain ground....
16:34, 05/07/2019

"No Road, No Vote" Group Of Nalanda Villagers Boycott Polls, Smash EVM Shouting "no road, no vote", a group of villagers in Bihar's Nalanda district today boycotted polling and smashed an electronic voting machine (EVM). The group was protesting against alleged lack of......
12:00, 05/19/2019

Congress Hopeful Of Good Results In Lok Sabha Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today exercised his franchise and said the party was hopeful of getting good results in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
08:17, 05/12/2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
19:34, 05/22/2019

Albanian opposition demands fresh polls in anti-govt rally TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties are holding a protest in Tirana, calling for the government to resign and for an early parliamentary election. Thousands of supporters of the center-right opposition from around the country gathered ...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
23:34, 07/18/2019

India's BJP preparing for return to power after surprise exit polls: sources India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a better-than-expected result for it in a general election....
11:51, 05/20/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
17:34, 05/22/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, unorthodox styl...
04:34, 05/13/2019

Former General Mohamed Ould Ghazouani leads Mauritania presidential polls It was the first time Mauritanians cast their ballots to elect a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups....
12:34, 06/23/2019

Spaniards flock to polls in wide-open election after tense campaign A divided Spanish electorate flocked to the polls on Sunday, responding to a plea from party leaders for a high turnout in what promises to be the country's most open-ended and potentially pivotal election in decades....
18:34, 04/28/2019

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
11:17, 05/22/2019

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly election in the state....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Opposition Rift Before Polls End, Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati May Skip Meet At least three key opposition leaders - Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati and her ally Samajwadi leader Akhilesh Yadav - are likely to skip the post-election opposition meet in Delhi that will be hosted by......
17:17, 05/12/2019

No Roads, No Development, No Votes: Uttar Pradesh Village Boycotts Polls Fed up with the abysmal state of roads and overall development, villagers of Gram Sangaldeep in Domariyaganj Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh have decided not to cast their vote during polling......
17:17, 05/12/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls: 10 Points The fate of several prominent politicians, including Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, will be decided as 59 constituencies......
03:17, 05/12/2019

Sharad Pawar Holds Meetings To Prepare For Maharashtra Assembly Polls Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders are holding meetings to identify candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for later this year, a party functionary......
17:51, 06/21/2019

Albanian protesters hurl petrol bombs, seek snap polls Albanian opposition protesters hurled petrol bombs at the entrance of Prime Minister Edi Rama's office on Saturday, after three months of demonstrations calling for him to quit over alleged election fraud and corruption....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Congress Crash In Heartland States It Won In December, Predict Exit Polls The Congress may be unable to build on its election victory in the three heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, exit polls predicted as the mammoth seven-phase Lok Sabha......
22:17, 05/19/2019

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
03:51, 06/02/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Trump 'should not be worried' by polls because Dems are 'nowhere near mainstream America:' John Sununu Former Republican White House Chief of Staff John Sununu said pollsters must rebuild their data metrics across the board if they hope to obtain more accurate polling in future elections. ...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Every Varanasi Resident Fighting Polls As Narendra Modi: PM Video Message Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the people of Varanasi in a video message days before the holy city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh votes in the final......
15:17, 05/14/2019

Polls show tight race in Madrid local, regional elections The races to control the Spanish capital and the wider region around Madrid in elections next Sunday look to be going down to the wire, according to two polls....
15:17, 05/19/2019

Samajwadi Party's Poonam Sinha Is Richest Candidate In Phase 5 Of Polls Samajwadi Party candidate Poonam Sinha has emerged as the richest candidate in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, to be held on May 6. According to a report released by the Association of......
17:51, 04/30/2019

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President Trump paid a visit Monday night....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi likely to win general election, exit polls predict Indian Prime Minister Modi and his allies are on course to a win a majority in parliament after a mammoth general election, according to exit polls. The election was billed as a referendum on Modi's government....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Exit polls cheer India's ruling party; markets set to rally Indian equities, rupee and bonds are set to rally on Monday after almost all exit polls suggested that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was likely to secure a clear mandate at the 2019 national elections....
23:00, 05/19/2019

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
15:34, 06/22/2019

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
09:34, 08/06/2019

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
07:34, 07/22/2019

India's Modi set to return to power with a bigger majority, exit polls show Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power with an even bigger majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks....
23:00, 05/19/2019

India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Indian elections: Modi on track for decisive victory, exit polls suggest Voting has officially ended in country’s marathon six-week ballotIndia’s prime minister and his allies are on track to decisively win a second term, according to exit polls released after voting officially ended on Sunday night in the country’s marat...
21:17, 05/19/2019

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
16:34, 06/16/2019

Sensex, Nifty Surge To Record Closing Highs As Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Indian equity benchmarks closed at record highs after exit polls predicted win for Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recently concluded general elections. The S&P......
15:17, 05/20/2019

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
21:00, 06/01/2019

Lok Sabha Results To Draw Battle Lines Ahead Of Maharashtra State Polls The results of the Lok Sabha election, which will decide the fate of four Union ministers and two Congress stalwarts from Maharashtra, is likely to impact the political situation in the state, which......
13:51, 05/18/2019

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists to work hard as she is confident of bouncing back......
21:51, 07/05/2019

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through elect...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Santa Fe province heads to polls for primaries vote as electoral season heats up The performance in the upcoming June provincial vote of the ruling Progressive Front, aligned nationally with so-called "third option" candidates, could determine the chances of a presidential candidate breaking through the polarisation between Presi...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Exit Polls Stall Mayawati-Gandhis Talks? "No Delhi Meet," Her Party Says Mayawati will not come to Delhi today for any meetings with opposition leaders, her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has said, contradicting reports about her meeting with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and......
08:51, 05/20/2019

Danish exit polls show centre-left opposition to win majority in elections Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats took a lead in two exit polls on Wednesday, suggesting the ruling Liberal Party and its centre-right alliance will have to hand over power....
20:34, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
21:51, 06/18/2019

India's Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centers after exit polls predicted a clear election victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
13:17, 05/21/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall majority, unless the party renews itself and starts d...
09:00, 05/08/2019

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lo...
16:17, 05/21/2019

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
06:34, 05/21/2019

Nationalist Congress Party Plans Maharashtra Tour Ahead Of State Polls Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, the NCP will take out its own yatra, the opposition party's answer to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray's respective mass......
18:00, 08/01/2019

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
01:34, 06/19/2019

Terror Attacks Drop In Jammu and Kashmir, Polls In 6 months: Amit Shah Union home minister Amit Shah today said terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir is under control and assembly elections will be held in the state for the next six months. The promise for elections......
09:51, 06/28/2019

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and pending Assembly election, officials said....
20:51, 06/06/2019

After Exit Polls, Opposition Talks Of Voting Machines, To Meet Poll Body Representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission tomorrow afternoon to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines and the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Trail......
01:17, 05/21/2019

Elections 2019: Delhi, Gurgaon Vote Today In Crucial Phase 6 Of Polls Voting for phase 6 of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today. This phase has 59 parliamentary constituencies going to polls across 6 states and 1 union terriroty. After today's voting,......
06:51, 05/12/2019

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the country's largest nationalist party, demanded a snap election Thursday -- a move that almost certainly dooms the fragile governing coalition and could see Salvini's party move from a coa...
07:34, 08/10/2019

Cops Delayed Case On Gang-Rape Due To Rajasthan Polls, Alleges Survivor The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has sought filing of a First Information Report or FIR against police officers who allegedly delayed acting on a gang-rape survivor's plea for help in......
07:00, 05/11/2019

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight ed...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the campaign insists those numbers are “ancient” and “m...
01:51, 06/15/2019

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls Europe's longtime political center appeared to shrink Sunday as exit polls and early results from the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades showed both the anti-immigrant far right and the pro-environment Greens gaining ground....
04:17, 05/27/2019

Matt Schlapp: Bernie Sanders stands to 'benefit' if Biden continues to slip in polls Bernie Sanders has a lot to gain in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race if Joe Biden's poll numbers continue to slip, according to Matt Schlapp....
07:34, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden’s dominating the early polls, but his biggest strength will be put to the test at the first Democratic debates this month AP Photo/Paul Vernon Former Vice President Joe Biden is currently leading the early Democratic primary polls, partially thanks to his perceived strength against President Donald Trump. Biden is largely succeeding because other candidates are not per...
00:00, 06/04/2019

INDIA LIVE-Stocks reach record highs as euphoria over exit polls persists May 21 (Reuters) - 0415 GMT: NIFTY, BSE INDEX HIT LIFE HIGHS IN ANTICIPATION OF A MODI WIN Both of India's major stock indices climbed to historic highs in morning trade as euphoria continued over the prospect of Prime Minister Narendra Modi returnin...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Harris, Warren outpace Sanders in post-debate polls, as Biden’s lead narrows A burst of new polls suggests the first round of Democratic presidential nomination debates has reshaped the race among some two-dozen White House hopefuls. ...
00:17, 07/03/2019

Beto’s Green New Deal? Flagging in polls, O’Rourke unveils $5T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, trailing in the polls despite a high-profile campaign launch, sought to prove his policy chops by unveiling a $5 trillion plan to battle climate change and reach net zero carbon emissions in the U.S. b...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Eyes On State Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Kick Off Mega Kolkata Rally Today The Trinamool Congress is all set to hold an annual show of strength today with a mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to kick offpoll campaign for the......
07:34, 07/21/2019

Europeans go to polls, but real dangers are slow growth, declining clout and uninspired leadership Despite all the focus on this week's European parliamentary elections, this vote shouldn't distract anyone from the more existential questions facing Europe, writes Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe....
17:34, 05/25/2019