Tag: National elections

Italian candidate for premier defends ‘white race’ remark

ROME — The head of an anti-migrant party who is running to be Italy's premier came to the defense Monday of an Italian gubernatorial...
Former Egyptian lawmaker pulls out of presidential race

CAIRO — A former Egyptian lawmaker said Monday he will not run in the March presidential election, saying the political "climate" wasn't conducive to...
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KABUL, Afghanistan — A top level U.N. Security Council delegation that included U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley visited Kabul and met with the Afghan authorities,...
Twin bombings in Baghdad kill 38, shatter post-IS calm

BAGHDAD — Twin suicide bombings rocked Baghdad on Monday, killing 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State...
Dems aim for, and GOP worries about, midterm election wave

WASHINGTON — Buoyed by a string of Republican retirements and President Donald Trump's persistently low approval rating, Democrats are increasingly hopeful about their chances...
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WASHINGTON — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been mum on running for president. But he's entertained the idea of debating President Donald Trump...
France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

PARIS — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? France is...
Egypt: 2 presidential hopefuls take aim at el-Sissi’s rule

CAIRO — Barely a week after authorities set a date for Egypt's presidential elections, two hopefuls have launched their campaigns with criticism of general-turned-president...
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TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials said Sunday that hundreds of people detained in recent weeks during anti-government protests have been released and acknowledged that...
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BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister says he will lead a "cross-sectarian" list in national elections proposed for May, hoping to build off last year's...

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