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Kenyan Elections: Fraud Allegations Could Upset Fragile Peace

March 7, 2013, 6:14 am

Kenyan elections could turn violent as in 2007 when disputed results caused a violent clash. Prime minister and presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s camp is calling foul on [...]

North East India Re-Elects Incumbent Leaders

March 1, 2013, 8:28 am

Elections were held in the northeastern states of India. All the ruling political parties retained their seats.

Kenyan Elections Could Set Precedents in Africa

February 28, 2013, 2:15 am

Never has any country in the world had two presidential candidates charged by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity—until Kenya’s 2013 election race.

Biggest Supreme Court Case Since Bush v. Gore

February 26, 2013, 3:30 pm

Professor Michael J. Pitts of Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law said that the Supreme Court review of Shelby County v. Holder “is an enormous deal. There [...]

Tech Sector Writing the Code for New York Politicians

February 7, 2013, 12:15 am

The thriving tech community has been bringing jobs and recognition to the city—especially over the last year. Now it’s looking to impact the 2013 city elections.

Why Lower Saxony Election Matters for German Chancellor Merkel

January 15, 2013, 12:59 am

An upcoming election in the German state of Lower Saxony may affect Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chances to continue at the helm of Europe’s biggest economy.

2012 & Beyond: India’s Budget Presented With Elections to Follow

December 31, 2012, 7:35 pm

The Indian government will present its budget in 2013, leading up to national elections in 2014, with a focus on playing out controversial economic reforms it introduced this year.

2012 & Beyond: German Elections Focus on Eurozone

December 31, 2012, 3:45 pm

Germany’s parliamentary election in the fall of 2013 will be one of the most significant events of the year in Europe

Shinzo Abe Appointed Prime Minister of Japan

December 26, 2012, 8:27 pm

Japanese Parliament on Wednesday handed the prime ministry over to Shinzo Abe, who said that fixing the economy is Japan’s No. 1 priority.

Presumed New Japanese PM Wants Tougher Stance on China

December 16, 2012, 8:08 pm

Japan’s conservative Liberal Democrats won in a landslide victory during this weekend’s elections, giving Shinzo Abe, who has said he will take tougher measures against China in securing Japanese territories, another chance as prime minister, according to exit polls. Abe, [...]


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