Elections / Voting

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Published 15/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) member Olaf Scholz (L) arrives at the board meeting at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN [more…]

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Published 15/12/2017

Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, gestures as he addresses members of the media, after Pakistan's Supreme Court dismissed a petition [more…]

Austrian conservative-far right coalition talks near finish line

Austrian conservative-far right coalition talks near finish line

Published 15/12/2017

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s conservatives and far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could complete coalition talks as soon as Friday evening and be sworn in on Monday, [more…]

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Published 15/12/2017

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki talks to media before the Visegrad Group meeting in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalWARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s parliament [more…]

Georgia passes 2018 budget, expects GDP to rise 4.5 percent next year

Georgia passes 2018 budget, expects GDP to rise 4.5 percent next year

Published 15/12/2017

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia expects state revenues and spending to rise next year and forecasts 4.5 percent economic growth in the budget passed by the [more…]

Net neutrality repeal gives Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

Net neutrality repeal gives Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Fiber optic cables carrying internet providers are seen running into a server room at Intergate.Manhattan, a data center owned and developed by Sabey [more…]

House committee questions head of Trump campaign data firm: sources

House committee questions head of Trump campaign data firm: sources

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, speaks during the Web Summit, Europe's biggest tech conference, in Lisbon, Portugal, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Pedro NunesWASHINGTON [more…]

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Presidential motorcade awaits the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 28, 2017. [more…]

House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

Published 14/12/2017

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri GripasWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican [more…]

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

Published 14/12/2017

Rep. Blake Farenthold arrives before Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on [more…]