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August 16, 2018 3:00 AM Vote MCA, Hadi tells PAS members

PETALING JAYA: PAS has thrown its support behind MCA for the Balakong state seat by-election. The Islamist party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (pix) urged PAS members to back MCA in "the spirit of the Opposition". MCA announced its Cheras Batu 11 branch Youth chief Tan Chee Teong as its candidate to contest in the Balakong by-election. The Balakong 4

August 15, 2018 3:09 PM US criticises local Tanzania elections

NAIROBI: The US on Wednesday said it was "concerned" by the conduct of 70 recent by-elections in Tanzania, citing "election violence and irregularities" aimed at the opposition. Local elections were held on Sunday to replace officials who had either resigned or died. "Credible accounts of election violence and irregularities include refusal by National 7

August 11, 2018 2:25 AM Pakistan's Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM Aug 18: Party

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan will be sworn in as prime minister next week, his party said Friday, announcing it has the numbers to form a coalition government in the nuclear-armed nation. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party said the entire squad that Khan captained to victory in the 1992 World Cup were invited to the ceremony 7

August 7, 2018 7:54 AM Guan Eng does a U-turn and now admits links with IRI

I wish to clarify my comments that DAP has no contacts with the United States Republican Party, US President Donald Trump, or the International Republican Institute (IRI). DAP has no contacts with the United State Republican party or to the US President Donald Trump as correctly reported. However, I did not hear the journalist’s question clearly on IRI and was under 12

August 7, 2018 4:42 AM Lim: What a joke, Trump’s think-tank tried to derail ‘fave PM’

PETALING JAYA: Umno's accusation that US-based International Republican Institute (IRI) worked with Pakatan Harapan (PH) to topple Barisan Nasional (BN) is nothing but a joke, DAP Adviser Lim Kit Siang (pix) said in Parliament today. "It qualifies as the international joke of the year that US President Donald Trump's think-tank in Republican Party worked 8

August 5, 2018 8:16 AM Rafizi confirms contesting PKR deputy presidency

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli confirms he will be contesting for the party deputy presidency in its upcoming polls, following the submission of his nomination form today. The form was submitted by his representative at PKR headquarters here at about 11.30am. According to PKR Elections Committee secretary Ismail Yusof, they had received 5

August 3, 2018 12:20 AM Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

HARARE: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former ally of Robert Mugabe, narrowly won the country's landmark election, results showed early Friday, in an outcome set to fuel fraud allegations as security forces patrolled the streets to prevent protests. Mnangagwa won 50.8% of the vote, ahead of Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party on 44.3%, the Zimbabwe 5

August 2, 2018 2:26 PM Pakatan's chances of winning in Sg Kandis by-election good: Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the PKR candidate for the Sungai Kandis by-election this Saturday stood a very good chance of retaining the seat for Pakatan Harapan. The Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman said that based on the results of the 14th General Election, the incumbent, the late Mat Shuhaimi Shafiei (from PKR) won by a bigger 7

August 1, 2018 8:48 AM Zanu-PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament: poll body

HARARE: Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed Wednesday, as the count continued in the presidential race and the opposition MDC cried foul, alleging widespread fraud. EU observers are due to give their preliminary report on Zimbabwe's election later Wednesday, two days after the vote — the first ballot 7

July 28, 2018 2:07 AM Hungary PM says does 'not want a European Union led by France'

BERLIN: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (pix) on Friday said in an interview he did "not want a European Union led by France", adding that May 2019 elections to the European Parliament would be "decisive". "We have never been faced with such a decisive election," Orban told the German Bild newspaper in comments published online. "The Germans should 6