Elections

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 09:26
A brief message from the U.S. President to the people of Nigeria on the upcoming election for president in their country and the importance of voting.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:30
Uzbekistan's authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is certain to extend his 26-year rule in a presidential election on Sunday, a result that is likely to prolong the problems facing the Central Asian country.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 06:25
Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will lead an "official diplomatic observation mission" of the presidential and national assembly elections that take place Saturday, according to the State Department statement.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 06:21
Boko Haram is but one of a series of interlocking security and governance challenges that the next president of Nigeria will face. This is part one of the series of reviews some of the most pressing of these other strategic challenges and the leadership that will be required to address them which focuses on identity.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 06:52
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the closure of the country's land and sea borders ahead of this weekend's general election, the interior ministry said Wednesday. The closure will take effect from midnight on March 25 until the same time March 28, after polling closes for presidential and parliamentary elections.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 07:10
Nigeria goes to the polls this weekend. President Goodluck Jonathan (right) is pitted against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari (left) in a nation troubled by chronic insurgency and fears of political violence.
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:09
Remarks on the Election of the New Secretary General of the Organization of the American States
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 07:35
Remarks on the election of the New Secretary General of the Organization of the American States
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 07:03
The Organization of American States on Wednesday elected former Uruguayan foreign minister Luis Almagro as the new secretary general of the hemispheric organization
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 07:18
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are both expected to re-elect their leaders this spring. Few will be surprised if Nursultan Nazarbayev keeps his job in Kazakhstan - though he's yet to announce he is running again - or if Islam Karimov stays president in Uzbekistan. Both have been in charge since Soviet times and are two of the longest serving leaders in the world.

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