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Aug 21, 2014

Indonesian Court Rejects Election Loser's Appeal

Indonesia's top court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the losing candidate in last month's presidential election over alleged voting irregularities, removing any lingering uncertainty around the victory of former Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo... #Indonesia #Jakarta

Aug 25, 2014

Afghans begin audit of disputed election, examining ballots for fraud

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission on Monday began reviewing ballots for signs of fraud more than two months after the disputed second round of the nation’s presidential election... #Indonesia #Jakarta

Aug 21, 2014

Indonesia court rejects challenge to presidential election results

Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to results in last month’s presidential election, validating the victory of Joko Widodo... #Indonesia #Jakarta

Aug 25, 2014

Dempsey in Afghanistan to discuss withdrawal deadlines, concerns over political transition

The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon has developed plans that will allow American forces to stay in Afghanistan a bit beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and no security agreement is signed... #Indonesia #Jakarta

Aug 21, 2014

Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters

Supporters of losing Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto clashed with police Thursday as the country's top judges began reading a verdict on his petition to overturn the election results... #Indonesia #Jakarta

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

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

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

Aug 10, 2014

Turkey’s Premier Is Proclaimed Winner of Presidential Election

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to retain power despite a term limit in his current post, took 52 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results... #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey

Aug 11, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins presidential election

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the country’s first direct presidential election... #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey