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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.


Dell maintains plans to go public despite Icahn opposition

Added: 16.10.2018 19:21 | 21 views | 0 comments

Dell Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it was sticking to its plans to go public by buying back its tracking stock , a day after activist investor Carl Icahn opposed the move.


Deadline Passes For Idlib Demilitarized Zone But Some Jihadists Are Refusing To Leave

Added: 16.10.2018 18:06 | 13 views | 0 comments

The Russian-Turkish truce agreement to establish a demilitarized zone between government and opposition forces in Syria's northwestern Idlib province was reached nearly a month ago, but some radical fighters have not left the area in spite of an October 15th deadline, according to Radio Free Europe. Some militant groups did not leave before Monday's deadline to create the buffer zone, prompting threats from the Syrian government that it would resume its military campaign in the area. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said the military was prepared to "eradicate" militants who remained in Idlib but said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would give Russia time to determine how to move...

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Cameroon court hears calls for 'irregular' election to be annulled

Added: 16.10.2018 17:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Opposition candidates who say last week's presidential election in Cameroon was marred by fraud had their appeals heard at the country's Constitutional Council on Tuesday.


Unilever to engage more with shareholders

Added: 16.10.2018 13:20 | 19 views | 0 comments

Unilever will engage more with its shareholders and has learned lessons from investors' opposition to the consumer goods group's pay policy, a company executive said on Tuesday in response to questions from a British parliamentary committee.


Unilever executive defends executive pay policy

Added: 16.10.2018 11:11 | 17 views | 0 comments

A Unilever executive defended the company's executive pay policy on Tuesday, but said the consumer goods company learned lessons from the substantial opposition the policy garnered earlier this year.


Peru detains opposition leader's top advisers at political rally

Added: 16.10.2018 6:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Peruvian police detained two top advisers of jailed opposition leader Keiko Fujimori at a political demonstration on Monday, deepening a crisis at the heart of the country's most powerful conservative movement.


Bulgaria's government faces no-confidence vote over healthcare

Added: 15.10.2018 18:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Bulgaria's main opposition party filed a motion of no-confidence in Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's government on Monday, saying it had failed to overhaul the ailing health care sector.


Turkey dismisses 259 local officials for suspected terrorist links

Added: 15.10.2018 16:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

Turkey has dismissed 259 local officials for suspected links to terrorist groups or unsuitable behavior, the government said on Monday, a move the pro-Kurdish opposition said was aimed at helping the ruling AK Party ahead of 2019 polls.


Swedish Social Dems leader Lofven asked to try to form new government

Added: 15.10.2018 14:55 | 11 views | 0 comments

The speaker of Sweden's parliament said on Monday he had asked Social Democrat leader and caretaker prime minister Stefan Lofven to try to form a government after the head of the center-right opposition gave up a similar attempt at the weekend.


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