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 FNC voting process is strenuous from a cultural perspective as well for it puts a mainly tribal nation at odds with itself
With every passing month, week and day, enthusiasm has been building up for the much-awaited mega event, World Expo 2020 Dubai.
Gaffes, gaffes, everywhere gaffes. That’s what we saw last week in a weird, confusing debate of Democratic presidential candidates: misinformation, proposals that were downright embarrassing, and no, it wasn’t Joe Biden taking over.
The climate crisis has moved into everyday life and it can feel overwhelming. Hurricane Dorian, which left more than 70,000 people homeless, was an instance of this climate breakdown. A hotter ocean means stronger storms, a higher sea means worse flooding, a hotter atmosphere means more rain.