Zuzana Caputova (centre) arrives for an interview in front of the Presidential palace in Bratislava on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Thailand’s election results were due on Monday, with the junta appearing poised to hold on to power in a vote that saw its main rival diminished but vaulted a new pro-democracy force into the kingdom’s politics.
Around 90,000 polling stations across the country opened at 8 a.m., and will close at 5 p.m., reports Efe news. Voters will elect 500 members of the House of Representatives, the lower house, for a four-year term.
Singapore is due to hold its next national ballot by early 2021, although analysts say it could come as soon as this year. The PAP has never seen its vote share drop below 60 per cent
The National Elections Committee (NEC) has announced the names of the members of the Emirates Committees for the fourth cycle of the Federal National Council (FNC) elections scheduled for October, which carries out co-ordination functions with the election management in all substantive and administrative matters related to the conduct of the electoral process.
President Arif Alvi said that the Indian government is living in a 'fool's paradise' if it thinks that it can improve the situation in Kashmir by revoking Article 370.
"We are citizens of the country. So is everyone in Jammu and Kashmir. We are not people who will make things difficult for anyone. We just want to go and see the situation on the ground," Sharad Yadav told reporters.
Sheikh Mohamed on Saturday presented Narendra Modi with the Zayed Medal in recognition of his role in promoting friendship and cooperation.