21 Nov 2022

Equatorial Guinea ruling party wins 99% of votes in early results

Preliminary election results have been released by Equatorial Guinea’s government on Monday and show the ruling party winning more than 99% of votes in the presidential, legislative and municipal elections that took place on November 20. The Central African state is run by President Teodoro Obiang, the world’s longest-ruling head

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24 Oct 2022

FBI Says Iranian Threat Group Likely to Target US Midterms

The FBI has warned that the Iranian threat group Emennet Pasargad is positioned to target the US elections and officials and companies associated with the process. The group regularly engages in hack-and-leak campaigns. Although the group is primarily dedicated to targeting Israeli officials, the FBI warns that the threat actor

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07 Oct 2022

US Warns of Foreign Disinfo Ops Ahead of Midterms

US authorities have warned of the possibility of disinformation campaigns ahead of the midterm elections. The authorities believe that it might be a target for foreign actors who want to create doubt about the results or sway public opinion. The warning was detailed in a Public Service Announcement published by

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30 Jun 2022

Israel to get new PM as Netanyahu targets comeback

Yair Lapid will become Israel’s interim prime minister on Friday after parliament disbanded ahead of the new elections. Mr. Lapid is the leader of a centrist party and will take over at midnight from Naftali Bennett. The two had agreed to rotate office after last year’s election when they had

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28 Jun 2022

Rival Libyan officials hold UN-led election talks in Switzerland

Two days of talks about constitutional arrangements for elections have begun with two senior Libyan officials. This is the latest effort by the United Nations to close the gaps between the country’s rivals. The two leaders Aguila Saleh, the speaker of the country’s east-based parliament and Khaled al-Meshri, head of

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03 Jun 2022

Doug Ford set to return as Ontario premier after election sweep

Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative party has won a majority in legislative elections in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province. The party is expected to win 83 of the provincial legislature’s 124 seats according to projections made on Thursday. Ford became president in 2018 and faced criticism over his handling of the

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20 May 2022

Australia election 2022: Cost of living worries voters

Voters will head to the polls on Saturday in Australia with rising prices on their minds. The cost of living in Australia is at a 21 year high and the inflation rate in Australia is at 5.1%. The wage growth is at just 2.3%, meaning the inflation is leaving less

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18 May 2022

Hezbollah and allies lose parliamentary majority in Lebanon election

In Lebanon’s parliamentary elections, the Iran-backed Shia Muslim Hezbollah movement and its allies lost their majority number of seats. The results of Sunday’s election shows that the bloc’s candidates won 62 of 128 seats, three fewer than it needed to maintain a majority. While Hezbollah itself retained its own seats,

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17 May 2022

Guinea Bissau president dissolves parliament in new political row

President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea-Bissau has dissolved the parliament and announced that parliamentary elections will be held this year to resolve an ongoing political crisis. There has been tension between the parliament and presidency of the nation for months.  Embalo stated the differences between him and the parliament were

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09 May 2022

Marcos family eye return to power as polls close in Philippines election

Millions of Philippine citizens lined up to vote for their next president until 19:00 local time. The man expected to win in a possible landslide victory is Ferdinand Marcos Jr, who is the son of the nation’s past dictator. Marco’s main rival is Leni Robredo who narrowly defeated Mr Marcos

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