Over 2.8 crore people are expected to cast their vote in Telangana which will elect a new Assembly on Friday. NEW DELHI: Assembly elections for 119 seats of Telangana will be held today. The elections will decide the political fortunes of 1,821 candidates in the first full-fledged election in India”s youngest state. Over 2.8 crore […] Read more
European and Asian stocks rose sharply on Friday on hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 4.2%, China’s Shanghai Composite rose 2.7%, Japan’s Nikkei gained 2.56% and South Korea’s Kopsi rose 3.5%. The FTSE 100 was up 0.78%, the CAC 40 in Paris rose 1.26% and the Dax in Frankfurt climbed 1.44%. Markets moved higher after Bloomberg reported US President Donald Trump wants to reach an […] Read more
Wednesday briefing: US midterm results put brake on Trump Democrats win House but ‘blue wave’ absent … stabbings prompt call to stagger school finish times … and the ballerina breaking boundaries Hello, it’s Warren Murray ensuring you are fully informed this morning. Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives after the US midterm elections, with […] Read more
After vigorously campaigning for Republicans in the midterms with hardline anti-immigration rhetoric widely seen as racist or extremist, President Donald Trump struck a strangely regretful tone in an interview on the eve of Election Day. Trump has deployed 5,000 troops, some of whom appeared in combat gear, to the US-Mexico border while appearing to muse […] Read more
BEIRUT: The Interior Ministry’s elections operations room said Friday there were “no lost expatriate votes” in the parliamentary elections, adding that the ministry was not responsible for any vote counting errors amid complaints of uncounted or lost ballots abroad. Concerns over alleged lost votes arose from the failure of some foreign polling station officials to […] Read more