Posts Tagged ‘elections’

Source: Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Date: 23 Jul 2010

KHOST, Afghanistan — At least 20 people, including a candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections, were injured Friday when a bomb exploded at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, a general said.

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June 18 2010

KAMPALA (Reuters) – The Ugandan government will compensate about 10,000 people in the country’s northern region, who were maimed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels over two decades, ahead of elections next year. (more…)

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11 May 2010 05:32:13 GMT

Source: Reuters

MANILA, May 11 (Reuters) – Maoist-led guerrillas on Tuesday ambushed an army convoy escorting election officials in a remote town on the southern island in the Philippines, killing six people and wounding a dozen, an army spokesman said. (more…)

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DATU PIANG, 10 May 2010 (IRIN) – As Filipinos go to the polls on 10 May to elect a new president, Payuna Biano hopes the new government will help improve the plight of thousands of displaced people like her. (more…)

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09:12 GMT, Monday, 10 May 2010 10:12 UK

Voting in national and local elections in the Philippines has been extended by one hour due to long queues of voters.

Filipinos will elect a new president and vice-president, as well as more than 17,000 other positions.

The queues have been linked to problems with new automated vote-counting machines, some of which had failed to operate properly in pre-poll testing. (more…)

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