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In what was the fifth election since the 2003 US-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein with the promise of bringing freedom and democracy, preliminary turnout was just 41 per cent, the electoral committee said.
Iraqis are set to go to the polls on Sunday to elect representatives for the 329-member national assembly. The election was initially scheduled for June but postponed
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.
Tens of thousands of security personnel fanned out across Jakarta on Friday as a court heard a defeated presidential challenger’s claim that Indonesia’s 2019 election was rigged — allegations that spawned deadly rioting last month.
Facebook, the American digital social network giant, has agreed to pay a fine of US$4.75 million as fine and up to US$9.5 million to eligible victims who have faced discrimination in recruitment. The US Justice Department has alleged that Facebook overlooked US nationals, people who were granted
The Group of 20 rich countries are divided over phasing out coal and committing to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius as they prepare for a crucial summit in Rome next week, sources familiar with the negotiations said. The need to curb emissions will be high on the agenda of the
The world has been experiencing the steady and mounting impact of climate disruption for the last few decades. The United Nations’ annual Climate Change Summit has long been warning of irreversible serious disruption caused by melting ice caps, rising sea levels, worsening