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    Obaidul’s brother causes mixed reactions in Awami League

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:40am on January 06, 2021

    Recent comments of ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s younger brother Abdul Quader Mirza criticising the last general elections in the greater Noakhali region...

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    BNP marks 2014 polls with black flag

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on January 06, 2021

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday hoisted black flags in party offices and its activists and leaders put on black badges across the country denouncing...

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    Singapore ruling party retain power in pandemic poll

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:49pm on July 11, 2020

    Singapore's long-ruling party retained power Saturday but its support fell sharply, while the opposition made gains, in a general election held under the shadow of...

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    Singapore counts votes after general election amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:59pm on July 10, 2020

    Singaporean officials began counting ballots Friday after a general election held under the shadow of a coronavirus outbreak, which saw long queues at polling stations...

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    Indicted Netanyahu claims victory in Israel vote

    Agence-France-Presse  . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:24pm on March 03, 2020

    Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory on Tuesday in Israel’s general election, with exit polls putting the indicted premier in a strong position to form...

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    Israel approves 1,800 new settler homes

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:14pm on February 28, 2020

    Israel approved nearly 1,800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank Thursday, the country’s right-wing defence minister announced, four days ahead of a general...

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    Iran reports record low turnout for general election

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:35am on February 24, 2020

    Iran’s interior minister said on Sunday that 42.6 per cent of eligible voters turned out for the country’s parliamentary election, a record low in such...

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    Johnson’s Brexit fantasies

    Kenneth Surin | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2020

    IMMEDIATELY after his general election victory, BoJo jetted to the private Caribbean island of Mustique with his latest mistress. Sequestered in a rental villa that...

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    53.66 lakh voters increase after 2018 general election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:46pm on January 20, 2020

    The number of voters in the country has increased by 53.66 lakh after the 2018 general election, according to the draft updated electoral rolls disclosed...

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    High Court yet to hear 83 cases against Dec 30 vote

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:24am on December 30, 2019

    The High Court is yet to hear 83 petitions filed mostly by BNP candidates in February and June challenging the legality of the December 30...