Latest in Tag: elections Highlight
Latest in Tag: elections
Mutharika, the brother of president Bingu wa Mutharika who died in office in 2012, appealed to the 11 other presidential candidates to “join me in rebuilding the country” after some – including Banda – contested the results.
Egyptians receive free train and Superjet tickets for 48 hours upon presenting their national IDs
Presidential candidate cites “large-scale” violations against his campaign members during the last 48 hours
Ministry aims to facilitate the process of reaching polling stations for citizens, says minister of transportation
The Presidential Elections Law states that people who fail to cast a vote without an excuse will be fined
Elections commission states that creating such stations might have jeopardised the validity of the elections’ results
“Every vote we have got has a heroic story behind it,” says Hamdeen Sabahy
Security forces on high-alert
Violations reported on the two-day electoral process of the presidential elections
AFP – Egypt was wrapping up a presidential election Tuesday with fears of a low turnout threatening to cloud the expected victory of the ex-army chief who toppled its first freely elected leader. As polls opened for the second and final day of voting, authorities announced that they were declaring a public holiday and extending …
Violations reported on the first day of the presidential elections
Agenda includes implementation of roadmap, priorities of Egyptian foreign policy
Prime Minister says resignation comes in line with laws, constitution
Instead, defiant residents have posted pictures of Morsi, describing him as “the legitimate president”.
Egyptians line up for the second presidential elections Egypt has witnessed in two years
Investors welcomed the result, with the Milan stock market opening 2.2% higher.
Jarba is not running against Assad in a 3 June presidential vote but Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian hit out regardless.
Poroshenko, a 48-year-old former cabinet minister, had said Sunday he would work immediately to end a bloody pro-Russian insurgency that prevented voting across swathes of the industrial east and to fix a recession-hit near bankrupt economy.
Statement also calls for release of detained, charged journalists
The group rejects elections and maintains that ousted president Mohamed Morsi is the legitimate president of Egypt
AFP – Amid heavy security, Egyptians voted for a new president Monday in an election expected to sweep to power ex-army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The two-day election is the first since the frontrunner Al-Sisi deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July, a move that unleashed the bloodiest violence in Egypt’s recent …
Interior ministry lists arrests of “dangerous elements” planning to disrupt elections; army declares “combat readiness”
Egyptians will vote for its next president on Monday and Tuesday
Al-Sisi backers Salafi Al-Nour Party, the political wing of the conservative preaching group Salafi Da’awa Al-Wafd Party, one of Egypt’s oldest political parties, which was strongly active during the era of ousted president Hosni Muabark Free Egyptians Party, a liberal party co-founded in 2011 by business tycoon Naguib Sawiris Egyptian National Movement Party, which was …
Al-Sisi stresses that practicing freedoms should be balanced with national security, citing concern that the former might lead to chaos.
The Daily News Egypt investigates the motives of different political factions and independent voters who are boycotting the presidential elections
The Daily News Egypt lists the economic pledges made by both candidates
Daily News Egypt spoke with some of the regional and international observer missions that will be monitoring the two-day process in differing ways, depending on the size and scope of the individual missions.
As the economic crisis continues, the next president will face much of the same challenges Morsi did when taking office
Economic policy officials from the campaigns of both presidential candidates reflect on how to solve some of Egypt’s most