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Turkey foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to take over party leadership

Aug 21, 2014

Turkey foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to take over party leadership

Erdogan, who has dominated Turkey's political scene for 11 years as prime minister, cut short his holiday to attend the executive committee meeting of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) to decide on his successor. #Politics #World #NewsTracker #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey presidential elections
Indonesia court to rule on presidential poll deadlock

Aug 21, 2014

Indonesia court to rule on presidential poll deadlock

The court was set to hand down its ruling on Thursday afternoon after two weeks of hearings, with independent analysts expecting the nine-judge panel to reject Prabowo's challenge. The verdict cannot be appealed.The court was set to hand down its ruling on Thursday afternoon after two weeks of hearings, with independent analysts expecting the nine-judge panel to reject Prabowo's challenge. The verdict cannot be appealed. #World #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Jakarta #President #Southeast Asia #Presidential elections #Joko Widodo #Jakarta Governor #Prabowo Subianto #Jokowi #Susilo Bamban Yudhoyono
The challenges that lie ahead for Turkey's new President, Tayyip Erdogan

Aug 11, 2014

The challenges that lie ahead for Turkey's new President, Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan vowed to build a "new Turkey" and reconcile a divided country as he took to the balcony of his party headquarters in Ankara to give a triumphant midnight speech before tens of thousands of supporters. #Politics #World #WhatNext #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey presidential elections
Indonesia Constitutional court begins hearing election dispute

Aug 06, 2014

Indonesia Constitutional court begins hearing election dispute

Several hundred Subianto supporters gathered outside the court building, located near the presidential palace in central Jakarta. More than 1,500 policemen were deployed to safeguard the court as well as its nine judges. #World #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Jakarta #President #Southeast Asia #Presidential elections #Joko Widodo #Jakarta Governor #Prabowo Subianto #Jokowi #Susilo Bamban Yudhoyono

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Obama, Romney play dirty: Is all hope lost for America?

Nov 06, 2012

Obama, Romney play dirty: Is all hope lost for America?

Republicans are set to oppose everything Obama does if he gets re-elected. Democrats are poised to oppose everything Romney does if he gets elected. #Barack Obama #Mitt Romney #US Presidential Election 2012
US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Nov 06, 2012

US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

The principle difference between India's political signage and hoardings and America's, is this. In America, it's pure text. In India, as we can observe, it's photographs and names of people. #Barack Obama #JustSaying #Mitt Romney #US Presidential Election 2012 #US Preseidential

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US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Aug 20, 2014

Afghanistan orders NY Times reporter to leave the country over story

Afghanistan ordered a New York Times correspondent Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won its ... #Afghanistan #New York Times Company
US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Aug 19, 2014

Official says Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country over vote story

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presiden... #Afghanistan #New York Times Company
US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Aug 16, 2014

Brazil party chooses ex-environment minister to replace candidate who died in crash

Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election... #Dilma Rousseff #Sao Paulo