Officials prepare papers during the Ukrainian election. File
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stood next to an empty lectern bearing his election rival’s name and used a solo appearance at Ukraine’s largest sports stadium on Sunday to lash out at the race’s inexperienced front-runner as a “virtual candidate.” While Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a television comedian, has never held public office, a public opinion survey had him finishing far ahead of the incumbent president in the April 21 runoff election.
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.
The visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the UAE, his second since 2007, and the signing of several agreements and memoranda of understanding, has helped bolster the already-strong
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Budapest has a new mayor, an event which rarely troubles the international press. But this time around it has confirmed how Europe can reject the invidious influence of populist, neo-authoritarian