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Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

The Yes Vote in Turkey Referendum was about 51% as compared to 48% for the No Vote Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum for the constitutional amendment, according to the unofficial results. President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum that will tighten his grip on sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. ... Read More »

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end eight years of Democratic Party rule of the White House Americans have elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. The Republican Party candidate defeated the Democratic Party nominee, Hillary Clinton. The result is a shock to most political experts, polls and journalists as most major polling groups were ... Read More »

8 million overseas Pakistanis can now cast votes online: NADRA

8 million overseas Pakistanis can cast votes online: NADRA

Overseas Pakistanis would be able cast votes by using a specific mobile number and code More than 8 million Pakistan living abroad will now be able to cast their votes in future elections, thanks to NADRA and ECP. National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has informed the Sub-Committee of Electoral Reforms Committee that online voting by 8 million overseas Pakistanis ... Read More »

Masood Khan elected President of Azad Kashmir

Seasoned Pakistan diplomat and former Ambassador to China, Masood Khan, elected as Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir

Masood Khan was nominated by the Muslim League (N) AJK as their Presidential candidate MUZZAFARABAD – Seasoned diplomat and former Ambassador to China, Masood Khan, has been elected President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) by a vast majority during polling by joint electoral college comprising 55 members of AJK Legislative Assembly and AJK Council. Masood Khan got 42 votes ... Read More »

Tsai Ing-wen becomes first female president of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen becomes first female president of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen wins historic victory over her closest rival, Eric Chu        TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Tsai Ing-wen of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) becomes the first president of the island nation. Tsai takes over from President MaYing-Jeou, who had served eight years. With more than half of the votes counted, the Democratic Progressive party (DPP) candidate, Tsai Ing-wen, had built ... Read More »

Turkish stock market boost after election result

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ISTANBUL – The Turkish lira and the Istanbul stock market rose sharply on Monday after the surprise win by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on November 1, 2015. The currency jumped 2.9%, the most since January 2014, to 2.8320 against the dollar. It rose 3.8 per cent last month, the biggest jump since January 2012, on optimism that ... Read More »

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