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Appellate Division lifts bar on Faridpur municipal polls

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order for eight weeks that had halted the election to Faridpur municipality which was scheduled to be held on 10 December this year

Supreme Court of Bangladesh. File photo

Recount in Wisconsin county demanded by Trump increases margin

A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by Republican president Donald Trump’s election campaign ended Friday with Democratic president-elect Joe Biden gaining votes

US president Donald Trump participates in a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington, US, on 26 November 2020

A leader's DNA, a state's institutions

We may try to draw parallels between Donald Trump and our politicians, but we do not have that institutionalised democracy which prevents Trump from overturning the election results

Prothom Alo illustration

Putin to ‘congratulate whoever emerges winner of US presidential election’

Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he was ready to work with any US leader and would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the US presidential election once all the legal ...

Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony for newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on 24 November 2020

Trump hit with new blow in bid to overturn vote results

A Pennsylvania judge has thrown out Donald Trump’s claims of widespread electoral fraud there, dealing a new blow to the Republican’s bid to overturn his loss in the US presidential election

US president Donald Trump is followed by HHS secretary Alex Azar as he arrives to speak about prescription drug prices during an appearance in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, US, on 20 November 2020

Denying defeat, Trump offers model for world’s strongmen

Trump’s election challenges could provide a model include India, the world’s largest democracy which has long had robust votes but where right-wing prime minister Narendra Modi has been taking aim at ...

Pro-Trump merchandise is pictured during a protest against the 2020 US presidential election results in Lansing, Michigan, US, on 21 November 2020

Why so hesitant to condemn Myanmar?

A close study reveals the position of most of the countries remained unchanged over time. The nine countries that voted against the resolution are Belarus, Cambodia, China, Laos, Philippines, Russia, ...

Why so hesitant to condemn Myanmar?

BNP men mostly arrested among 446 accused in 9 cases for setting fire to 10 Dhaka buses

Among the accused, police have already arrested 20. Most of them are leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party

A bus set on fire near the National Press Club, Dhaka on 12 November 2020

Dhaka-18 by-elections

US has things to learn from us: CEC Nurul Huda

The US has things to learn from us, said Chief Election Commissioner of Bangladesh, KM Nurul Huda

CEC Nurul Huda talks to media after casting his vote in the by-elections to Dhaka-18 constituency on 12 November 2020

Myanmar opposition rejects ‘unfair’ election, demands new vote

Myanmar’s military-aligned opposition party on Wednesday rejected the results of this week’s election as “unfair”

Myanmar police stand guard in front of the Union Election Commission building after protesters held a rally demanding a new election in Naypyidaw on 11 November 2020
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