Salvador Nasralla was ahead by a 5 point margin with 70% of ballots counted, too large a lead for his rival President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Jose Antonio Meade had been widely expected to run for the centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, whose credibility has been seriously undermined by corruption scandals, gang violence and accusations of electoral fraud.
From sexual assaults, violation and denial of health rights to the right to choosing a partner, women activists are taking to the streets, village halls and city auditoriums to demand an end to gender-based violence.
Anders Samuelsen held discussions with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on various aspects of bilateral ties including trade and investment, renewable energy.
Reconstruction progress has been painfully slow. Building code compliance and better urban planning are a must – but inequitable access to resources undermines recovery.
The US president’s administration may have announced the country’s pull-out from the Paris Agreement but the world, including US cities and organisations, has shown a steely resolve to see it through.
Robert Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe had known since independence, step down from power on November 21.
Merkel, whose fourth term was plunged into doubt a week ago when three-way coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats and Greens collapsed, was handed a political lifeline by the Social Democrats on Friday.
The vote comes the day after the first anniversary of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro’s death and precedes another election early next year for provincial and national assembly deputies.
A special parliamentary commission started debating the bill last week, with the ruling party aiming to have it approved by the end of the year.
For the past two weeks Tehreek-e-Labaik activists blocked the main road into the capital in a protest that blamed ex-law minister Zahid Hamid for changing the wording in an electoral oath.
Factories that produce fast fashion garments are still highly dangerous workplaces – and not just because they might collapse.
Russia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia are becoming some of the most challenging expatriate assignment destinations for multinational firms.
Although the number of Latin American countries that have national policies to protect women has increased, high rates of violence against women persist.
Aid groups have welcomed the decision to let aid in but said flights are not enough to avert a humanitarian crisis.
Richard Cordray, a Democrat, stepped down on Friday as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which was created after the financial crisis to protect consumers from abusive lending practices.
US retailers raked in a record $7.9 billion in online sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, up 17.9% from a year ago, according to Adobe Analytics.
More than a decade after the end of a civil war between Maoist peasant guerrillas, Nepal is hoping this election will complete its long journey from a monarchy to becoming a federal republic.
At the official press briefing, Bangladeshi foreign minister A.H. Mahmood Ali couldn’t come up with a proper justification about the MoU.
Attacks on women are common to developed and developing countries. Despite attempts to cover them up, they are a daily reality for many women and girls around the world.
Nuclear weapons aren’t cheap. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the cost of maintaining just the existing US nuclear forces will be close to $800 billion.
The protests have spread to other main cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Peshawar.
Palestinian citizens of Israel enjoy some equality in the Jewish State, but many insist that occupation still exists inside Israel. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the unrecognised Bedouin villages of the Negev desert.
The move came after The Wire published an article on the role of Bangladesh’s military intelligence agency in the illegal pick-up and detention of academic Mubashar Hasan.
Cuba is embarking on a political cycle that will end the 60-year Castro rule, starting with a municipal vote and ending with the selection of a new president in late February.
Flynn’s lawyer, Robert Kelner, called John Dowd, Trump’s private lawyer, on Wednesday to say the matter had reached a point where the two could no longer could discuss it, two people familiar with the call told Reuters on Friday.
Women and girls must be brought as equals into everything that concerns them, and solutions must be planned to end violence with those who have been previously dismissed, sidelined or excluded.
A discriminatory citizenship structure and pervasive anti-Muslim sentiment in Myanmar suggest that if the Rohingya return home they are likely to face violence and persecution once again.
Between them, Kazakhstan’s 18m people speak 117 languages but the country is opting for the Latin alphabet as it aims for wider global integration.
With more than 100 people wounded, no major terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack just yet.
Returning Rohingya people to the hands of their persecutors, violates international law and raises fundamental questions about the protection of those fleeing the most heinous crimes and abuses.
Supporters of long-serving African leaders dismiss parallels with Zimbabwe, where Mugabe’s former deputy – sacked during a power struggle with Mugabe’s wife – is about to take power with military and public backing.
Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn is a central figure in a federal investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into whether Trump aides colluded with Russia to boost his 2016 presidential campaign.
A sound detected underwater by an international agency on the morning of November 15, around the time the ARA San Juan sent its last signal and in the same area, was “consistent with an explosion,” a navy spokesman said.
The crisis comes three weeks ahead of a EU summit in which the Irish government has an effective veto on whether Britain’s talks on leaving the bloc progress as it determines if EU concerns about the future of the Irish border have been met.
Mnangagwa will replace Robert Mugabe, who stepped down on Tuesday after the army seized power and the ruling ZANU-PF party turned against him.
Today’s victims may not be in iron fetters, but most are poverty-stricken and forced to migrate for work, believing it presents an opportunity to change their lives and support their families.
Meanwhile, a gathering of hardline anti-government Syrian groups met in Riyadh and persisted in the demand that Assad leaves power.
Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said on Thursday that the Indian request is under consideration.
Nationalist chest-thumping is for lightweights and losers. India is neither.