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Rajapaksa fails as rival Sirisena wins Sri Lanka election

Image: Sri Lanka's newly elected president Mithripala Sirisena waves at media as he leaves the election commission in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/ Reuters Sri Lankan voters on......

Sirisena to be sworn-in as Sri Lanka's new prez after shock win

Sri Lanka's newly elected president Mithripala Sirisena waves at media as he leaves the election commission in Colombo. Photographe: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Maithripala Sirisena, the Sri Lankan......

Lanka presidential election set for January 8 next year

On a day of high political drama when the ruling coalition of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa suffered serious defections, the election commission on Friday set January 8, 2015 as the date......

Afghan power-sharing keeps everyone on tenterhooks

As Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah form a joint government after contesting the presidential election against each other, Prakash Bhandari reports from Kabul on the problems facing the new,......

Abdullah demands halt to Afghan vote count over massive fraud

Afghan presidential run-off candidate Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday alleged massive election fraud and demanded an immediate halt to vote-counting amid reports that his rival had a million-vote......

Assocham chief meets Montek, wants GAAR in cold storage

Concerned over sluggish growth and poor investment climate, Assocham President Rajkumar Dhoot met Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Thursday and demanded the......

'Anti-BPO wave to continue in US'

The resistance to outsourcing of jobs in the US may continue even after the November presidential elections, a representative of the United States' IT industry said in Chennai on Friday.There was......

New IOC president to remain unpaid volunteer: Rogge

The successor to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge will remain an unpaid volunteer after all six presidential hopefuls turned down the idea of a salary, Rogge said on......

Singapore's Ng Ser Miang set to make IOC presidency bid

Singapore's Ng Ser Miang is expected to announce a bid for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidency on Wednesday, a source close to the Olympic movement told Reuters on Tuesday. The IOC......

Bhanot elected IOA secretary-general; Chautala president

Lalit Bhanot, who was jailed for 11 months for his alleged role in the Commonwealth Games corruption case, was elected secretary-general of the Indian Olympic Association on Friday. With no......

IOC vice-president Kim expelled

Olympic chiefs on Thursday called on their fellow International Olympic Committee members to throw vice-president Kim Un-yong out of the organisation.The decision-making executive board agreed with......

Tainted IOA official Bhanot set to contest Asian Athletics Association polls

Former Indian Olympic Association secretary general Lalit Bhanot is set to contest for the post of vice-president of the Asian Athletics Association when the elections for the continental body are......
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Sirisena's 100 days of sincere initiatives

The new Sri Lankan President is systematically going about ironing out the creases that the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime had left behind, both in the... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/sirisenas-100-days-of-sincere-initiatives.html
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote

Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/conservative-challenger-duda-wins-polish-presidential-vote/article1-1351191.aspx
Duda officially elected president of Poland

The Polish National Election Commission announced on Monday the official results of Sunday's presidential elections. Andrzej Duda obtained 51.55... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a554272.html
Philippine mayor admits links to death squads

Potential presidential contender Rodrigo Duterte vows to kill more "criminals" if elected, angering human rights groups. Manila, Philippines - A... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/national/philippine-mayor-admits-links-to-death-squads/ar-BBkdjZq?srcref=rss
India keeps high stakes game in Sri Lanka at arm's length

With all the attention concentrated on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government's first anniversary, India is not paying much attention to events in... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/opinion/india-keeps-high-stakes-game-in-sri-lanka-at-arm-s-length-business-standard-opinion-115052500328_1.html

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