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Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday and told him he was committed to holding free and fair elections as so...

Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa

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Canada's Trudeau, Xi had 'positive' discussions as dispute rages -Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping had "positive, constructive interactions" on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Friday as a dispute between the two countries ra...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Ottawa announces $13M for Canada’s coastal habitats on World Oceans Day A $5 million investment to assess the impacts of shipping traffic and climate change in the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, B.C. was also announced....
00:12, 06/09/2019

Canada's Trudeau, Xi had 'positive' discussions as dispute rages: Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping had "positive, constructive interactions" on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Friday as a dispute between the two countries ra...
01:12, 06/29/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:12, 05/31/2019

Canada's Trudeau spoke to Trump, discussed Canadian detained in China - Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, Trudeau's office said in a statement....
23:24, 05/09/2019

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 elections....
09:48, 06/28/2019

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campa...
08:24, 06/28/2019

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral off...
18:24, 06/06/2019

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
23:48, 06/20/2019

Scientists call on Elections Canada to clarify policy on climate change advertising The scientists are calling on Elections Canada to clarify how it interprets issue-based advertising rules in the Elections Act so that groups can advertise on climate change issues without having to r...
09:48, 08/23/2019

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China....
14:12, 05/31/2019

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US BEIJING — China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians ...
13:12, 05/31/2019

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October national election, after a warning from the federal electi...
01:48, 08/21/2019

Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Stay off the weed, Canada tells flight controllers and crews Canadian airlines and flight crews are forbidden to consume cannabis for at least 28 days before going on duty, the country's transportation regulator said on Thursday....
18:12, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
21:00, 05/05/2019

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
23:36, 07/15/2019

U.S. Democrats concerned about USMCA enforcement, Pelosi tells Canada's Trudeau U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday that Democrats are especially concerned about enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) fr...
02:36, 09/04/2019

Chinese embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of...
03:24, 08/19/2019

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country pa...
23:36, 07/12/2019

Mike Wallace Is Here tells a fascinating cautionary tale, but tells it too late As a profile of an important journalist, Mike Wallace Is Here works. Wallace laid the foundation for the sort of confrontational, probing TV interview that would dominate in the ’70s and ’80s. He coax...
03:24, 07/26/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to help beleaguered residents....
20:36, 04/28/2019

Quebec to receive $250M from Ottawa for asylum seekers The Canadian government has announced it will provide $250 million to Quebec to help with costs related to help resettle and provide support to refugees and asylum seekers....
09:01, 08/30/2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliament....
01:24, 05/28/2019

N.L. premier says he will take Ottawa to task over joint management of resources Premier Dwight Ball said he would be prepared to use an arbitration clause in the Atlantic Accord if he thinks Ottawa isn't respecting the deal's joint management principle around offshore oil and gas...
18:24, 06/18/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Ottawa Senators hire D.J. Smith as head coach OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach D.J. Smith is the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators. Smith signed a three-year contract with the club on Thursday. He replaces int...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: Drunk raccoons spotted in Ottawa neighborhood Residents of an Ontario neighborhood captured photos and videos of some unusually behaving raccoons that experts said were likely drunk from eating fermented fruit....
00:48, 09/07/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Pompeo to travel to Ottawa for talks on trade, Venezuela, China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Ottawa for a day of meetings with Canadian leaders to discuss bilateral relations, Venezuela's crisis and Canadians detained in China, the State Depa...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
20:24, 05/21/2019

Trudeau spoke to Trump about Canadians detained in China: Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beij...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per cent....
12:24, 07/17/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley stays in place....
19:48, 05/01/2019

Justin Trudeau, Mike Pence discuss trade deal in Ottawa Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the U.S.-Canada relationship has "never been stronger," less than a year after a trade tiff had chilled the allies' historically warm ties. (May 30) ...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
18:36, 07/05/2019

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
18:48, 05/27/2019

Ottawa considering requiring federally regulated workplaces to supply menstrual products The government proposes to put menstrual products, such as tampons, in the same group of supplies employers must provide free, which includes toilet paper, soap, warm water, and a way to dry your hand...
00:12, 05/04/2019

NCC partners with Parkbus to pilot paid shuttle from Ottawa to Gatineau Park For eight Saturdays in August and October, non-profit Parkbus and the National Capital Commission are piloting a shuttle service from downtown Ottawa to Gatineau Park....
01:48, 07/26/2019

Canadian capital of Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell Rising waters were prompting further evacuations in central Canada on Thursday, with the mayor of the country's capital, Ottawa, declaring a state of emergency and Quebec authorities warning that a hy...
18:36, 04/28/2019

New Brunswick begins talks with Ottawa on funds for flood relief and mitigation Blaine Higgs met with the federal finance minister Wednesday morning and says Bill Morneau was receptive to what's needed for flooding relief and future mitigation....
21:24, 05/01/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
20:36, 06/13/2019

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous ...
02:48, 07/03/2019

Dalhousie study disputes Ottawa’s claims that fish farming is a sustainable industry A new study suggests evidence that Ottawa uses to claim aquaculture is environmentally sustainable is sketchy because it lacks any detailed, long-term analysis....
21:48, 06/24/2019

China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
21:36, 06/18/2019

Ottawa Senators owner, sport minister have beef after strange incident at concert A beef is brewing in Canada between Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Ontario Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod about an incident between the two at a Rolling Stones concert late last month....
19:12, 07/08/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. admin...
02:00, 05/30/2019

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S. Midwest off of coal....
04:12, 06/03/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei, China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their joint dispute with China over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
02:36, 07/05/2019

Ottawa to release findings after reviewing case of extradited professor Hassan Diab The federal government is expected to release findings today of an independent review of an extradition that resulted in Ottawa professor Hassan Diab spending three years in a French jail....
16:00, 07/26/2019

China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Canada Letter: Jason Kenney and the New Alliance on Canada’s Right Alberta’s incoming premier has already allied himself with four other Conservative provincial leaders against carbon taxes and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
01:12, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 6-China suspending pork imports from 3rd Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
23:12, 06/18/2019

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
17:48, 06/17/2019

Liberals announce previously-confirmed loan for Ottawa seniors’ affordable housing project The announcement comes weeks ahead of the 2019 federal election campaign and months after The King's Daughters and Sons Apartments Inc. says it received confirmation of the loan. ...
15:48, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 5-China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
18:48, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 4-China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomati...
18:24, 06/18/2019

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
02:48, 07/11/2019

Committee backs Ottawa councillor’s motion to study ditching single-use plastics in city buildings "You should be able to come to city hall and expect not to eat a meal off of foam plates and use plastic forks and knives," said Coun. Catherine McKenney, who put forward the motion....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian product....
19:36, 05/01/2019

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
05:24, 06/08/2019

Guaido vs Maduro: Who is backing whom in Venezuela? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is attempting to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro. In January he invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing that Maduro's re-elec...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appeared outside one of the most important military inst...
21:36, 05/01/2019

US rhetoric up, pushing Guaido movement The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro. AP's Matt Lee explain...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido Says He Has Some Military Support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he has received support from members of the country’s armed forces, as President Nicolás Maduro’s administration said it was moving to put down a coup eff...
14:00, 04/30/2019

US supports Guaido as turmoil engulfs Venezuela As turmoil engulfs Venezuela, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration is "watching and waiting" on the situation in Venezuela and standing with opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication that the arrest will affect ongoing negotiations wi...
01:12, 07/14/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
14:36, 05/12/2019

Venezuelans rejoice watching Guaido uprising Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)       &...
00:24, 05/01/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingency if Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó oust...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from th...
02:36, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after media...
02:24, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he’s instructed his political envoy in Washin...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido backs use of satellites to track guerrillas Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday backed the use of satellites to help locate guerrilla groups that have crossed into Venezuela from neighboring Colombia, days after dissident rebel...
22:36, 09/03/2019

Maduro rallies troops against opposition leader Guaido The Venezuelan president has proclaimed support for his armed forces just days after the opposition staged a rally to display its military backing. Meanwhile, international pressure is mounting on Mad...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in...
02:00, 05/23/2019

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
04:36, 07/18/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:24, 06/18/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who dese...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's gover...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuela sees second day of unrest as Guaidó seeks power Protesters and military forces Venezuela clashed for a second day in Venezuela as both the country's disputed president, Nicolas Maduro, and opposition leader, Juan Guaidó vied for power....
02:12, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Guaidó calls on Venezuelans to talk to troops Opposition leader Juan Guaidó will take his quest to win over Venezuela’s troops back to the streets with a new mobilization effort outside military installations...
20:24, 05/03/2019

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. Guaido has called for protests to continue on the M...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: Maduro digs in as Guaido rallies more protesters Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is digging in against what he calls an attempted coup, as opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for more action in the streets of Caracas....
16:24, 05/01/2019

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to ...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-fa...
13:36, 05/26/2019

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure: Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Cit...
21:12, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
04:36, 07/14/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers and accompanied by detained activist Leopoldo Lope...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says troops have joined him to end Maduro presidency Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, calling on Venezuelans and the military to back him to end Maduro'...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Maduro regime against "silencing" the opposition-held N...
04:01, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Guaido leaves rally at Caracas air base Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left a rally he was holding with military supporters at the La Carlota air base in Caracas, Reuters witnesses said, as he seeks support for an uprising to oust...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Guaidó says Maduro is 'sowing terror' against leaders who tried to oust him At least 10 Guaidó allies are facing years in jail for their role in the abortive 30 April insurrection to depose Nicolás MaduroThe Venezuelan politician fighting to depose Nicolás Maduro has accused ...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó pictured with members of Colombian gang Opposition leader plays down images but analysts say they could prove highly damagingJuan Guaidó, the Venezuelan politician fighting to topple Nicolás Maduro, is facing awkward questions about his rel...
19:36, 09/13/2019

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his ...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialis...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says he’s considering asking US for military intervention: ‘I will evaluate all options if necessary’ Venezuela’s opposition leader, whose most recent call for a military uprising failed to bring disputed leader Nicolas Maduro’s to his feet, said in a recent interview that he is considering asking the...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Troops loyal to Guaido take cover as shots fired Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops on Tuesday in a bold and risky attempt to lead a military uprising and oust socialist leade...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisi...
00:12, 05/12/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” o...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support for his effort to topple the country’s ruler. “We still need more soldiers to support it, to back the constitution,” Gua...
14:48, 05/05/2019

We’ll work with cities, even when provinces won’t work with Ottawa: Trudeau He says his government has a plan to deal with climate change and that politicians of all stripes mustn't close their eyes to what is happening around them....
19:12, 05/31/2019

Maduro Speaks to Troops, Trying to Discredit Guaidó’s Call for Mutiny The appearance by President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela appeared intended to further contradict assertions of authority by Juan Guaidó, the opposition leader....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó makes new bid to rally military support against Maduro Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó will issue another call for protests today after Tuesday's attempted uprising left several killed and Maduro still in power....
23:00, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the U...
23:36, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to ste...
07:24, 07/08/2019

Venezuela Government Arrests a Close Aide of Juan Guaidó Venezuelan authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician as embattled President Nicolás Maduro strikes back against critics a week after the opposition failed to spark a military uprising....
06:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls on troops to join him in uprising against Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions clashed at a protest outside a Caracas air base as the country hi...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in...
05:12, 06/16/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó names shadow cabinet to help oust Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó named a new shadow cabinet on Wednesday, launching the latest phase of his campaign aimed at forcing President Nicolás Maduro from power...
00:36, 08/29/2019

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will make a official visit to Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with President Nicolas Maduro and his arch-foe National Assembly chief Juan Gu...
17:12, 06/14/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Madu...
16:24, 06/21/2019

Venezuela's Guaido would probably accept U.S. military intervention if proposed: paper Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a U.S. military intervention to help manage the political emergency in his country....
08:36, 05/10/2019

Venezuela investigates Guaido over photo with suspected Colombian criminals Venezuela's state prosecutor's office said on Friday it would open an investigation into Juan Guaido after the interior minister presented photos on state television showing the opposition leader in t...
00:48, 09/14/2019

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: Juan Guaido declares beginning of the end for Nicolas Maduro In a new video Tuesday, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared he was starting the final phase of the process to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
17:24, 04/30/2019

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro, he told supporters at a rally outside the capital, Caracas: "In the ne...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Guaidó's initial gamble flops as Maduro keeps grip on military While the situation remains fluid enough that a quick turnaround can’t be ruled out in coming days, Tuesday marked the biggest setback yet for Juan Guaidó....
19:36, 05/01/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the ...
03:24, 06/22/2019

Guaido: 'The armed forces no longer back Nicolas Maduro' Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, says the army now backs a change of government. Guaido told DW that the military is no longer on the side of President Nicolas Maduro....
19:36, 05/01/2019

| WATCH: Guaido supporters clash with Venezuelan National Guard in Caracas Guaido supporters faced off against units from Venezuela's military police in Caracas. Tear gas was deployed repeatedly in an attempt to disperse the protesters in the Altamira neighbourhood in the ea...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido urges troops to rise, mass protests planned Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions exchanged gunfire outside a Caracas air base as the country hit a...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela opposition parties back Guaido as congress chief in 2020 Venezuelan lawmakers from small opposition parties on Friday said Juan Guaido should continue as head of congress in 2020, waiving their option to lead the legislature under an informal agreement to r...
05:36, 09/07/2019

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan...
20:12, 07/05/2019

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on Wednesday without progress towards resolving the Sout...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido urges troops to unite against Maduro, violence breaks out Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, and violence broke out at anti-government protests as the cou...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotia...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Six months on, Juan Guaidó supporters hang on to fading hope in Venezuela Fresh protests to mark half a year after he declared himself interim leader, but Nicolás Maduro remains in powerSol Castro Sánchez was a picture of elation as she took to the streets of Caracas in the...
12:36, 07/22/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, although there was little sign of defection from the armed fo...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted by Norway next week, saying protests would continu...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther M...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the milita...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters o...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’s national assembly, Juan Guaidó, has asked for a m...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a...
09:24, 07/03/2019

Venezuela: Guaidó calls on supporters to intensify ‘peaceful rebellion’ against Maduro Tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets again on Wednesday and clashed with security forces after fruitless bid to oust MaduroClashes have broken out between protesters and Venezuelan security...
23:12, 05/01/2019

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide l...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Tear gas fired at Venezuela's Guaido while gathered with men in military uniform: witness Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas at Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday, as he gathered with a group of men in military uniform outside a Caracas air force base, a Reuters wit...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's polit...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Guaido cancels western Venezuela rally after 'dictatorship' blocks route The leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, Juan Guaido, canceled a rally scheduled to be held in the country's fourth-largest city on Sunday and said the "dictatorship" had pre...
00:12, 04/29/2019

Violence spills over in heart of Caracas as thousands answer Guaidó's call Masked protesters bloodied from rubber bullets and one person hit by armored tank as clashes rock Venezuelan capitalVenezuela: clashes after Guaido urges uprising – liveThe first bloodshed was capture...
19:12, 05/01/2019

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicola...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
21:12, 05/16/2019

US's Bolton urges Venezuelan military support after Guaido seeks backing U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday appeared to back Juan Guaido's call for support after the Venezuelan opposition leader urged Venezuelans and the military to back his effort to ou...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Gunshots heard at Guaido rally outside Venezuela air base in Caracas -witnesses Gunshots were heard at a rally led by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido outside a Caracas air base, Reuters witnesses said, after Guaido said earlier that troops had joined him to oust Presiden...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó Asks U.S. Military to Put More Pressure on Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday said he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. military...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, respondin...
22:48, 07/17/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
00:48, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
11:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communicati...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó Intelligence agents surrounded Edgar Zambrano and towed away the car he was in as crackdown widensThe crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro has i...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Guaido pledges to protect Chevron assets if Trump does not renew license Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he would seek to protect Chevron Corp's assets in the country if the United States does not renew a license allowing the company to operate des...
18:36, 07/23/2019

Venezuela rejoins regional defense treaty but Guaido warns it's no 'magic' solution Venezuela's National Assembly approved a law returning the OPEC nation to a regional defense treaty on Tuesday, but opposition leader Juan Guaido sought to tamp down supporters' hopes it could lead to...
02:00, 07/24/2019

Venezuela protests turn violent as Juan Guaido calls for end of Maduro regime Demonstrations turned violent Tuesday after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared he was starting the final phase of the process to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Guaido 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, says regional expert: 'You can't have a coup against a dictator' Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
21:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Guaido pledges to protect Chevron assets if Trump does not renew license Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he would seek to protect Chevron Corp's assets in the country if the United States does not renew a license allowing the company to operate des...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro struggles to hold onto power; Juan Guaido calls for more action Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is digging in against what he calls an attempted coup to remove him from power, as opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for more action in the streets of Caracas....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the militar...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela opposition leader Guaido's push to overthrow Maduro: minister Brazil's Foreign Relations Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Tuesday that his country supports a democratic transition in Venezuela, where opposition leader Juan Guaido hours before said he had begun th...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
16:12, 05/02/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaidó, on Tuesday declared "the start of the end of the usurpation," in a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehic...
12:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Maduro: Live updates Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has announced the beginning of the final phase of "Operation Freedom" to topple President Nicolas Maduro. Get the latest updates here....
15:12, 04/30/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
21:24, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for military uprising while flanked by soldiers at Caracas airbase: ‘The moment is now’ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, saying he has begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike after clashes leave woman dead, dozens injured Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is hoping public employees stage strikes on Thursday to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro – a day after clashes between his forces and anti-go...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: T. Rowe Price held talks with Guaido team on Venezuela PDVSA 2020 payment T. Rowe Price has held informal talks with advisors of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido about financing a $913 million payment on state oil firm PDVSA's 2020 bond, an executive at the U.S. fun...
23:00, 08/29/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of Pres...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him surrounded by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit....
20:48, 05/11/2019

Guaidó on failed uprising: My backers 'failed to follow through' on promises In new interview, Juan Guaidó, the opposition recognised as Venezuela's interim president by more than 50 countries, said it is "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the Armed Forc...
18:00, 05/07/2019

How the Venezuelan 'coup' didn't get beyond street demonstrations supporting Juan Guaido Like past attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, the opposition seemed outmaneuvered again Tuesday.        ...
13:36, 05/01/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
17:48, 05/16/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
18:12, 05/30/2019

Le Pen predicts 'historic' win for far right in EU elections France's far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen says populist parties could become the second-largest bloc in the European Parliament. Twelve nationalist parties are rallying in Milan ahead of next week's ...
14:36, 05/18/2019

EU: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Friday in the latest sign that Russia’s high-tech effo...
01:00, 06/15/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Brexit deal approved. PM Theresa May said she deeply ...
23:12, 05/07/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the wor...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Tunisia elections: New issues, new candidates Tunisians are heading to the polls in mid-September. This time, the battle for the country's highest office is different. There's a lot of passion involved, as always, but the issues are more serious....
11:36, 09/14/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
20:24, 05/20/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
19:24, 05/20/2019

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten r...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can't run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country's Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest can't stand as candidates in nex...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
15:24, 05/27/2019

| Botswana to hold elections on October 23 Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has ordered general elections on October 23, as tensions rise with his estranged predecessor, Ian Khama, the man who put him in the top job....
01:00, 09/01/2019

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online disinformation....
17:48, 06/13/2019

Spanish elections show where the UK may be headed Voters in Spain are voting in a general election on Sunday, and the country appears at a crossroads. As in several other European countries, a far-right party is gaining in popularity and traditional ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another five years in power....
09:12, 05/19/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain's Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest must be allowed to run...
14:36, 05/06/2019

Factbox: The national stakes in the EU elections Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament, this week's EU elections can have knock-on effects in the domestic politics of Europe's member states. Here are some examples o...
17:24, 05/17/2019

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he is seeking to bring down the coalition government by...
05:36, 08/09/2019

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht Frankfurt played a large role in a rather muted cam...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's ...
10:24, 06/28/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call for impeaching President Donald Trump, saying that the matter transcends party lines and that progressives were getting frustrated with the la...
16:36, 06/16/2019

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week’s election and leading Czech conservative lawmaker Jan Zahradil is hoping voters embrace the idea ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

|Elections:Weneedjobs,saystudentshopingfor'concreteplan' In Auckland Park, Johannesburg, home to two of the city's main universities, throngs of students on Wednesday waited patiently in long queues to cast their votes, some for the first time....
10:00, 05/09/2019

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue reading......
17:00, 05/26/2019

Trump to Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to a two-year investigation into his campaign'...
09:24, 06/28/2019

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries head to the polls May 23-26 to choose their representatives at the European Parliament for the next five years...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the count...
05:48, 06/03/2019

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regions....
02:36, 09/02/2019

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalist opponents in the EU elections....
13:36, 05/27/2019

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to accept derogatory information on political opponents fr...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
14:00, 05/16/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protest vote opportunity,” as polls suggest that po...
15:00, 05/12/2019

EU elections: Change UK and Brexit Party rallies Two of the parties fighting for UK votes in the EU elections are both only a few weeks old, but feature faces well known to those who follow politics....
14:24, 05/14/2019

Algeria calls presidential elections for December The election to replace ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been scheduled for December 12. The army is pleased, but protesters want more time....
04:24, 09/16/2019

Why the state elections in eastern Germany are important Elections on Sunday in Saxony and neighboring Brandenburg, two federal states in former East Germany, have the entire country holding its breath. The far-right AfD is poised to do well, and the result...
15:48, 08/31/2019

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is with the opposition....
15:36, 09/05/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
06:24, 05/17/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
03:24, 05/13/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
23:24, 05/16/2019

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congre...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Russia elections: Kremlin-backed parties take a hit Parties tied to the ruling United Russia have retained their majority in Moscow despite flagging support. Protests and the exclusion of opposition candidates put the poll under intense scrutiny....
14:00, 09/09/2019

|Elections:IfSAisn'thappy,neitheristherand,indexsuggests South Africa's mood on election day was erratic, but overall happy - however, an early interpretation of the country's Gross National Happiness suggests that when South Africa's morale tanks, the rand...
18:00, 05/09/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
11:48, 05/13/2019

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's major parties....
19:24, 09/02/2019

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — suc...
14:36, 07/19/2019

European elections: your guide to the vote you never expected With ‘Brexit Day’ 29 March long gone, Britain gears up for an election it did not think it would participate in. Here is what you need to know before 23 MayFor Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the Europ...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls have taken place across the country. Attention was focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a crackdown on independent candidates and some of their supporters....
00:48, 09/09/2019

NYC to have more early polling sites for upcoming elections ALBANY– The New York City Board of Elections agreed to dramatically increase the number of early polling sites across the five boroughs preceding the Nov. 5 election — heeding complaints t...
04:36, 05/31/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special election last month to succeed Williams and is favored ...
05:36, 06/25/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this month....
12:00, 05/12/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
19:12, 06/14/2019

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
07:36, 07/18/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
10:24, 05/25/2019

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to...
17:48, 08/21/2019

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Conservatives turned in their worst electoral perform...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament....
17:12, 05/30/2019

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in countries like Iran. Williamson described an "illusion ...
00:36, 07/07/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election....
11:00, 05/28/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament ins...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Out of sight: the Tories' strange EU elections non-campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods are assembled, the crowd of eager, politica...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
07:24, 05/30/2019

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
09:12, 07/05/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU member nations. Marine Le Pen, leader of France̵...
04:24, 05/04/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw smaller parties profit on the back of Conservative ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
20:12, 04/28/2019

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far-right parties in the European Parliament elections...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Fr...
02:24, 06/01/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:48, 05/24/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone mi...
09:12, 05/24/2019

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
04:00, 05/27/2019

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were ...
21:36, 06/03/2019

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots Voter turnout is higher in several countries, including Germany and France, compared to the 2014 elections. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Rea...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and other issues. Elections are being held Thursday for m...
18:24, 05/02/2019

European elections 2019: Where did it all go wrong for Change UK? Change UK MPs could be questioning the directions of their careers today, an expert warned after the group failed to make a mark in the European elections....
09:12, 05/27/2019

"Victory Of Democracy," Says PM Modi After Big Win In National Elections Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people over the BJP's landslide win today, and said it was a victory of "democracy". The BJP has won a hugely decisive victory today, crossing the......
17:12, 05/23/2019

+++ EU elections – live updates on the final day of voting +++ Voters in 21 EU countries are heading to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament. Stakes are high as far-right groups and Euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest...
13:36, 05/26/2019

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being co...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peace deal with insurgents...
14:24, 09/14/2019

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily....
10:24, 06/09/2019

Italy’s Populists Gamble on New Elections and Turmoil Italy has had 67 governments over the past 74 years; in that respect, the impending collapse of the 5 Star–Lega coalition government is hardly surprising. For 14 months, the far-right Lega party...
16:36, 08/15/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame ...
02:48, 05/19/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
18:24, 04/28/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open ...
18:24, 05/06/2019

Facebook Said It Aced Brazil Elections. But There Were Doubts. An internal analysis showed that Facebook fell short in its battle against suspicious behavior and misinformation on its site in the run-up to Brazil’s presidential election last year....
13:24, 08/30/2019

Salvini pledges ‘shock’ proposals before EU elections MILAN (AP) — Italian vice premier Matteo Salvini is pledging new “shock” proposals to relaunch Italy’s economy during a campaign rally for next week’s European Parliament elect...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily...
06:48, 06/09/2019

France's Le Maire says a Le Pen win in EU elections would hurt euro A win by Marine le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party in next week's European parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the French economy and industries, Economy Minister Bruno Le...
15:36, 05/19/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the Euro...
22:12, 05/28/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
21:36, 06/27/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial c...
19:12, 04/28/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:36, 05/22/2019

| 'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power until a new head of state is elected....
12:12, 06/08/2019

European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist parties....
23:12, 05/21/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
17:48, 05/19/2019

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among others, a pro-spiritual and a pro-love party....
19:12, 05/04/2019

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis -...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei Wins Guatemala Elections (GUATEMALA CITY) — Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has blazed a long, strange path to Guatemala’s presidency, which he won on his fourth try. The 63-year-old spent several months in pris...
20:49, 08/12/2019

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a fa...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters. Secretary of State David Whitley on ...
00:48, 05/27/2019

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
20:24, 05/27/2019

Rally, pickets call for fair Moscow elections About 4,000 people have held a rally in Moscow to demand fairness in upcoming city council elections, and solo pickets protesting the exclusion of some opposition and independent candidates are taking...
14:48, 08/17/2019

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
18:36, 05/28/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:12, 06/18/2019

Flemish far right gains in Belgian 'Super Sunday' elections Far-right Flemish separatist Vlaams Belang party was on course to score major gains in Belgian national elections on Sunday, an outcome also likely to make forming the country's next national governme...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
14:12, 05/27/2019

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist p...
16:12, 07/22/2019

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but on Sunday it produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future...
19:24, 05/27/2019

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early elections and coalition governments in Italy and Germany f...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini says ready to pass budget before elections Italy's League leader Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was ready to keep the coalition government alive to approve a 2020 budget and vote in a reform of parliament before heading to early elections....
17:24, 08/20/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who aim to dominate the Senate and an opposition fighting for check and balance un...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advertising in the lead-up to the vote, Sky News can reve...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new elections in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the ...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the ...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped....
22:12, 08/17/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
07:24, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday. Polls open...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
21:12, 05/22/2019

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal wit...
22:36, 09/02/2019

Venezuela opposition says Norway talks must focus on elections Norway-backed talks between Venezuela's opposition and the government of President Nicolas Maduro must focus on elections, an opposition negotiator said on Monday, as the dialogue proceedings remain s...
21:48, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Denmark leader concedes defeat in elections COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Denmark’s center-right prime minister has conceded defeat in general elections where resul...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Trump congratulates Ukraine's Zelenskiy on parliamentary elections U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on holding parliamentary elections which Zelenskiy's party won, and offered U.S. help to promote reforms in Ukrain...
20:36, 07/25/2019

Algeria army chief calls for elections this year Algeria's army chief on Monday called for elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the resignation in April of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state media re...
18:36, 09/02/2019

Far-right party makes gains in Germany state elections Voters in Saxony, a region of around 4.1 million people bordering Poland and the Czech Republic, and neighbouring Brandenburg, which has 2.5 million inhabitants and surrounds Berlin, elected new state...
03:48, 09/02/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upco...
14:48, 05/21/2019

US won't release peace plan before Israel's elections, says envoy Move appears to be aimed at not interfering with September elections in which leadership of Trump ally Netanyahu is at stakeThe United States will not release the long-delayed political portion of its...
19:24, 08/28/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe demonstrations ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, marchers hoped to motivate othe...
17:24, 05/19/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the world, freezing their assets in the bloc and banning...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, protesters hoped to motivate ot...
13:24, 05/19/2019

European Elections Will Be Latest Test of Populist Support Nationalists all over the Continent are hoping for a surge that will allow them, short of leaving the European Union, to disable its bureaucracy from within....
11:24, 05/19/2019

Hundreds Of Russians Protest, Demand Free Elections Hundreds of people took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the Russian capital's city legislature, defying a ban which has been enforced with violent detentions.....
17:24, 08/31/2019

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or sentiment that favors Hong Kong’s protesters....
20:12, 07/31/2019

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Fac...
22:36, 06/10/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will war...
01:24, 05/18/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:12, 05/22/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold e...
19:36, 06/04/2019

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and even some of her own ministers to her latest Brexit ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British natio...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elect...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, confirming a trend seen in last week’s first ...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Elections 2019 Results: BJP Wins All 10 Seats In Haryana The ruling BJP has won all the 10 seats in Haryana. The results of Rohtak and Faridabad seats were declared early today morning. While it was the BJP's best-ever performance in Haryana, carved out as....
11:24, 05/24/2019

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesd...
19:36, 07/23/2019

'Broken System': Ex-Starbucks CEO Pulls Out Of 2020 US Elections Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald......
11:00, 09/07/2019

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
01:00, 06/03/2019

Narendra Modi Declares Victory in Indian Elections. Here’s What to Know Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared victory in India’s general election, after early results showed his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead in 300 of the 543 seats up for grabs. Modi...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-presi...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Centre To Decide On Resuming Iranian Oil Buy After Elections: Report India told Iran on Tuesday it will decide on its oil imports after elections end this month, in line with its economic interests, a government source said....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections – and said Moscow must show that its purported meddling is over. If Russia meddles in next year’s elec...
21:00, 05/14/2019

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a reflection of the people's disillusionment with the....
16:00, 05/23/2019

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the Eu...
09:24, 05/23/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini Says Government Is Finished, Wants Elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way....
02:00, 08/09/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
15:24, 06/04/2019

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
04:24, 05/23/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timm...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Biggest UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections Britain's dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated...
21:48, 05/03/2019

South Africa Voters in the Dark About Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
21:24, 05/04/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
18:00, 05/07/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June ...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the rare cases that has united Russia's usually divide...
00:48, 07/21/2019

Moscow’s Elections Show Putin Is Losing the War at Home Russian liberals are celebrating the relative success of the Communist Party and other Kremlin-friendly quasi-opposition parties in the elections to the Moscow city council on Sunday as an almost revo...
23:24, 09/10/2019

Microsoft’s offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft is announcing an ambitious effort intended to make U.S. voting more secure and verifiable. The company will offer free open-source software that several top U.S. elections vendors say they w...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between...
01:00, 07/04/2019

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts, and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or countries       ...
14:12, 06/26/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charged in New York with sex traffic...
20:24, 07/11/2019

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prime minister and his governing Socialists insist the ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

U.K. Conservatives Steer Clear of Brexit Ahead of Elections With Brexit delayed possibly until the end of October, the European Parliament election, which follows local-council votes the Conservatives are expected to lose, has become a symbol for many traditio...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Pro-Putin candidates suffer losses in Moscow elections Opposition figure Alexei Navalny hails success of tactical voting campaign Pro-Kremlin candidates have suffered losses in local elections in Moscow as Vladimir Putin’s biggest critic hailed the succes...
19:36, 09/09/2019

Grimes Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison Lundergan Grimes claims the action by Republican l...
15:24, 05/07/2019

PM Modi's First Address In Rajya Sabha After Elections: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the upper house of the parliament this afternoon as he replied to the President Ram Nath Kovind's joint address to the parliament last week. This is his first......
12:12, 06/26/2019

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showi...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June 5 as his three-party governing coalition appears to...
15:24, 05/07/2019

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
09:24, 06/20/2019

As elections loom, Greece announces 'relief measures' Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced tax cuts and pledged to reinstate a benefit for low income pensioners among other "relief measures", weeks before municipal and European Parlia...
20:24, 05/07/2019

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive night of protests on Friday evening, demanding snap...
21:36, 06/21/2019

Gandhis hope to keep seats in 5th phase of India's elections Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India's marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and ...
11:12, 05/06/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters....
18:36, 07/16/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three years ago, the Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerber...
20:24, 05/05/2019

Main parties take Brexit battering in UK local elections Britain’s two main political parties, Conservatives and Labour, have taken a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters express frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the Europ...
11:24, 05/03/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
18:00, 05/10/2019

India's heartland states vote in fifth phase of elections India's northern heartland voted on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on national security will win him a second five-year ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later this month, meaning Britain will have to participate....
20:48, 05/07/2019

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form so they can be accurately and independently tracke...
00:24, 05/08/2019

Prosecutors open Istanbul elections probe; re-run still looms Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness...
16:36, 07/05/2019

| WATCH: Theresa May casts vote in local elections Theresa May casts her vote in the local elections. The Prime Minister was with her husband Philip as she went to the polling station in Sonning, Berkshire....
22:36, 05/02/2019

2019 Elections "A Mystery, Not History", Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of making inroads in the state through "money, police and EVM (Electronic Voting Machines) and said in the coming assembly elections, they.....
14:48, 07/21/2019

Gandhis hope to keep seats in 5th phase of India’s elections Polling has opened for the fifth phase of India’s marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and ...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
19:36, 05/03/2019

Final round of voting underway in India's marathon elections Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeking re...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey....
18:24, 06/12/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spread...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
16:12, 05/03/2019