An Indonesian casts her ballot at the embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Indonesian authorities warned on Thursday against unrest as a firebrand ex-general rejected unofficial election results that appeared to hand President Joko Widodo another term as leader of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
Britain’s Conservatives were fearing major setbacks in local elections on Thursday, even in strongholds like Prime Minister Theresa May’s constituency, as voters on both sides of the Brexit debate vent their anger.
With assets worth over Rs374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections. While BJP’s cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir is the second in the list with assets over Rs147 crore, National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Friday.
British and European Union negotiators have the options in front of them to conclude a Brexit free-trade deal this week, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin was quoted as saying on Tuesday, expressing hope that they would succeed.
Dr Omar Al Hammadi, the official spokesperson for the UAE Government said, “The vaccine is currently given to our first line defenders because they are more vulnerable to infection than others, and to the elderly and people with chronic diseases."
The rally in the city of Multan was held a day after police, on orders from the government, carried out the arrests and banned the gathering, defending the move as necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan.