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    Belarus in chaos after disputed election

    Agence France-Presse . Minsk, Belarus | Updated at 01:12am on August 11, 2020

    The main challenger in Belarus’s disputed election called on president Alexander Lukashenko to give up power on Monday after a fierce police crackdown on protesters...

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    Election triumph gives Rajapaksas a tighter grip on Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:32am on August 08, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s ruling Rajapaksa brothers secured a two-thirds majority in a parliamentary election that will allow them to rewrite the constitution and increase their power,...

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    Poland’s president wins re-election

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 10:36pm on July 13, 2020

    Polish president Andrzej Duda has squeezed past his europhile rival to win re-election, official results showed on Monday, but the narrow victory puts his allies...

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    Uncertainty clouds Afghan talks

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    WITH the US presidential election barely four months away, top American officials have been engaged in another round of shuttle diplomacy to get intra-Afghan talks...

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    Lanka cancels election rallies over new coronavirus wave

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:44pm on July 12, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s ruling party Sunday called off its rallies ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections and delayed the international airport’s reopening over a surge in virus...

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    FIFA asks BFF not to hold polls in pandemic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on June 17, 2020

    World football’s governing body FIFA advised Bangladesh Football Federation not to hold its elections until the coronavirus situation of the country becomes normal, a BFF...

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    Sri Lanka holds mock election to test virus measures

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:03am on June 15, 2020

    Sri Lanka staged a mock election on Sunday to test measures aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus during a parliamentary vote in August....

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    Bangladesh Football Federation accused of offering bribe

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on June 08, 2020

    Bangladesh Football Federation on Monday was accused of offering bribes to Tangail Football Academy secretary Atikur Rahman Khan Jamil ahead of its upcoming elections...

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    US COVID-19 deaths top 100,000

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:49am on May 28, 2020

    The United States recorded more than 1,0 COVID-19 deaths, Johns Hopkins University reported Wednesday —by far the highest total in the world. The country reported...

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    Zuckerberg confident FB can stop US election interference

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:21pm on May 21, 2020

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he was ‘pretty confident’ his company could help prevent attempts to influence the political outcome of the US presidential...