• Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:41
    Supreme Court jails ‘popcorn gunman’ for 37 years
    THE SUPREME COURT on Wednesday sentenced to 37 years and four months in jail a man found to be the “popcorn gunman” involved in an anti-government rally aimed at blocking elections in February 2014.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:46
    Asian markets climb as US parties on course to split House, Senate
    Asian markets rose Wednesday as investors tracked results from the US midterm elections with pollsters tipping Congress to be split, in line with forecasts.
    business
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:45
    Democrats seize US House in rebuke to Trump
    Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two years into his polarizing, rollercoaster presidency.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:33
    Great-grandmother, 106, gets US citizenship on Election Day
    A 106-year-old great-grandmother born in El Salvador became an American citizen Tuesday, as the US held bitterly contested midterm elections in which Central American immigration was a hot button issue.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:56
     Races to watch in US midterm elections
    Washington - A number of notable races are taking place on Tuesday in the US midterm elections, when Americans go to the polls to elect governors and members of the US House of Representatives and Senate.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:52
    Markets steady on eve of US midterm vote
    Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic held steady on Monday as cautious investors eyed the upcoming US midterm elections, the resumption of Washington's sanctions on Iran and brewing fiscal fears in Italy.
    business
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Foghorn Donald all set to become lame duck?
    Tomorrow the US will hold its midterm elections for the House of Representatives and Senate. Donald Trump has been so deeply involved in rallying voters for his party’s candidates that you might mistakenly think he is running for re-election. 
    your say
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 18:49
    Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging US vote participation
    Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to sit out Tuesday's crucial midterm elections, according to media reports.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 13:52
    Despite crackdown, 'junk news' still flourishes on social media
    Washington - Despite an aggressive crackdown by social media firms, so-called "junk news" is spreading at a greater rate than in 2016 on social media ahead of the US midterm elections, according to researchers.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    What’s at stake in the US midterm elections
    There are three possible outcomes from next Tuesday’s election: Republicans retain control of both the House and the Senate, Democrats get control of the House, and Democrats get control of both.
    your say
  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 08:48
    US stocks end lower as rally fizzles; European bourses gain
    Wall Street stocks finished decisively lower on Monday after an early rally fizzled and was replaced by selling amid lingering worries over slowing earnings growth and anxiety about US elections.
    business
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 18:52
    Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll
    Afghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:15
    Florida suspect charged over 13 bombs in mail
    A Florida fan of Donald Trump was arrested and charged Friday with mailing 13 bombs to opponents of the US president in a brazen, week-long spree that inflamed the country ahead of key elections.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    Brazil’s self-harm
    Sunday’s second round of presidential elections in Brazil is more or less guaranteed to ensconce in power an extraordinarily odious figure from the far right.
    opinion
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    Parties fret over clash in poll and exam dates
    GOVERNMENT figures yesterday tried to allay concerns voiced by some political parties about the general elections being held on a day when thousands of first-time voters will be appearing for an important national examination.
    politics
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