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Obama calls for quick formation of national unity govt in Afghanistan

Sep 08, 2014

Obama calls for quick formation of national unity govt in Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama urged two Afghan presidential candidates to conclude a deal on a national unity government "as soon as possible", the White House said on Sunday. #Obama #US #Afghanistan #President #Presidential elections #troops #Kerry #Abdullah Abdullah #Ashraf Ghani
Indonesia Constitutional court upholds Joko Widodo's poll victory

Aug 22, 2014

Indonesia Constitutional court upholds Joko Widodo's poll victory

The Constitutional Court's dismissal of ex-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge seals victory for Widodo, Indonesia's first leader without deep roots in the era of dictator Suharto. #World #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Jakarta #President #Southeast Asia #Presidential elections #Joko Widodo #Jakarta Governor #Prabowo Subianto #Jokowi #Susilo Bamban Yudhoyono
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

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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

Sep 15, 2014

Fears of unrest cloud Afghanistan as election dispute drags on

As Afghanistan’s disputed presidential vote nears an uncertain conclusion, fears are mounting that post-election unrest could threaten the fragile political order that the United States has struggled for 13 years to help build...
US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Sep 15, 2014

Lengthy election process _ and political talks _ has some Afghans questioning value of voting

The ballot counting in Afghanistan's five-month-long presidential election is finished, but as negotiations continue over the country's future political power structure, many here are asking: Does my vote count? On Monday, the country's Electoral Com...
US election: Why there are no bumper stickers in Indian politics

Sep 07, 2014

Afghans back U.S. pact but worry it won't end violence

At least one thing appears to be certain about Afghanistan’s long drawn-out presidential election: The winner will sign a bilateral security agreement with the United States...