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January 18, 2019

Election

DR Congo slaps down AU call to suspend final vote result

DR Congo slaps down AU call to suspend final vote result

DR Congo rebuked the African Union on Friday over its calls to suspend the announcement of final results from presidential elections, insisting that the Constitutional Court assessing the vote's legality was impartial.The court is urgently hearing an appeal o

Algeria calls April election with leader's plans unclear

Algeria calls April election with leader's plans unclear

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika issued a decree on Friday calling a much anticipated presidential election for April 18 but without saying whether he will seek a new term.The ailing 81-year-old, who uses a wheelchair and has rarely been seen in public

Algeria calls April election with incumbent's plans unclear

Algeria calls April election with incumbent's plans unclear

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika issued a decree on Friday calling a much anticipated presidential election for April 18 but without saying whether he will seek a new term.The ailing 81-year-old, who uses a wheelchair and is rarely seen in public, compl

Singapore former govt stalwart seeks to form new party

Singapore former govt stalwart seeks to form new party

A former stalwart of Singapore's long-ruling government and ex-presidential candidate said Friday he is seeking to form a new party ahead of elections expected as early as this year.Analysts said the move by Tan Cheng Bock, who almost beat the ruling party's