Wednesday, 17 October 2018
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[Ticker] German justice minister to lead SPD in European elections

Added: 17.10.2018 7:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

Germany's justice minister, Katarina Barley, is set to run as lead candidate for the Social Democrats (SPD) in May's European parliament elections, reports . Barley served as general secretary for the SPD and holds both German and British citizenship. The SPD won 27.3 percent of the votes in the 2014 European elections when lead by Martin Schulz, who was also the of the European social democrats.

Taliban warn teachers, students to avoid Afghan polls

Added: 17.10.2018 7:49 | 13 views | 0 comments

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have warned teachers and students not to participate in Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary elections and not to allow schools to be used as polling...

Bomb under office chair kills Afghanistan election candidate, official says

Added: 17.10.2018 7:27 | 11 views | 0 comments

An Afghan election candidate was killed by a bomb planted under his office chair in the southern province of Helmand on Wednesday, officials said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack.


Afghanistan blast kills election candidate in southern province

Added: 17.10.2018 7:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

An Afghan election candidate was killed on Wednesday in a blast in his office in the southern province of Helmand, officials said, although there was no immediate claim of responsibility.


YouTube experiences widespread outage

Added: 17.10.2018 4:27 | 18 views | 0 comments

Video-sharing site shows a blank website instead of its usual selection of videos.

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Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over 'inappropriate comments'

Added: 17.10.2018 2:44 | 21 views | 0 comments

Alaska Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott resigned abruptly on Tuesday in a murky scandal over admitted "inappropriate comments" as he and his running mate, Governor Bill Walker, neared the end of a tough re-election campaign.


Heitkamp apologizes for listing sexual assault, domestic abuse victims — some without permission — in newspaper ad

Added: 17.10.2018 1:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

The senator, facing a tough reelection, acknowledged that some names in an open letter to her opponent were used without the women’s consent.

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Australian government braces for voter anger in make-or-break by-election

Added: 17.10.2018 1:16 | 19 views | 0 comments

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison could face a backlash in a by-election this weekend as voters in a once-safe seat weigh whether to strip the conservative government of its one-seat parliamentary majority.


Women candidates face 'small-scale war' in Afghan election

Added: 17.10.2018 0:25 | 20 views | 0 comments

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary election, braving violence and opposition from social conservatives in a campaign seen as a test of the war-torn nation's democratic institutions.


Democrats hold massive fundraising edge in race for the House

Added: 16.10.2018 23:18 | 14 views | 0 comments

Ninety percent of Democratic candidates in top House races outraised Republican rivals in the final fundraising quarter before Election Day.

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