Tag: presidential elections

Afghans vote in presidential election amid deadly violence

Afghans voted in presidential elections amid tight security. Authorities placed Kabul under partial lockdown, flooding streets with troops and banning trucks. Officials say five...

Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack on Afghan VP candidate’s office

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the office of Amrullah Saleh, a vice presidential candidate in the upcoming presidential elections in...

Voting for presidential election begins at Parliament, four provincial assemblies

Voting for the presidential elections commenced on Tuesday at the Parliament House, Islamabad and the four provincial assemblies. The polling will continue till 4 in the...

ECP to scrutinize presidential election nominees’ papers tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has fixed August 29 (tomorrow) to scrutinize nomination papers of proposed/nominated candidates for presidential elections to be held on...

PTI nominates Dr Arif Alvi for president’s post

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has nominated senior party leader Dr Arif Alvi as its candidate for the next president. PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry confirmed the announcement in...

Euro fades in face of French election risks

LONDON: The euro fell around half a percent on Monday as concerns over French politics ahead of presidential elections set for April and May drew...

Moody's fires French Le Pen credit rating warning

LONDON: France's credit rating could be threatened if far-right party leader Marine Le Pen reaches the second round of presidential elections, Moody's top European analyst...