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Trump says re-election ‘easier’ if he is impeached

Trump repeated his longstanding allegation that the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into his 2016 campaign was illegal.

DoJ probing whether Jho Low cash used in Trump re-election effort,...

WSJ claims Jho Low transferred US$1.5 million to an investment firm owned by an individual who donated US$100,000 to the Trump Victory committee in December 2017.

Want to be president? Read party constitution first, says Zahid

The party president hits out at calls for him to step down.

PKR re-elections at 3 Sabah divisions begin today

The elections are being held again in Keningau, Tawau and Pensiangan.

UEFA President Ceferin unopposed for re-election

UEFA announced the nominations for their leading positions after the deadline closed on Wednesday and there was no challenger to the incumbent, Ceferin.

3 Sabah PKR divisions to undergo re-elections

Re-elections for the Tawau, Keningau and Pensiangan divisions will be held this weekend.

UEFA president Čeferin nominated to stand for re-election

According to a statement by the NZS, a group of federations had sent an "official proposal" of support for Aleksander Čeferin.

EU to impose sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials

The imposing of economic sanctions is to protest President Nicolas Maduro's re-election, which the bloc said was not free or fair, EU diplomats said.

Burundi’s president says will not seek re-election, easing unrest fears

Pierre Nkurunziza will step down in 2020.

Barbados leader faces tough election test with economy sluggish

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has history against him, because no leader of the DLP has ever been re-elected.

Russian Olympic Committee chair will not run for re-election

Alexander Zhukov made the decision because he considered himself unable to carry out his duties as Russian Olympic Committee president and as a member of Russia's lower house of parliament at the same time.

Nigerian president Buhari to seek re-election in 2019

After having dealt with health issues, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has now put speculation about his future to rest.

South Africa opposition leader re-elected as polls loom

Mmusi Maimane will now run as the Democratic Alliance's candidate in the next presidential election.

UN blames Honduras security forces for killing electoral protesters

The United Nations considers the Honduran military and police to be at fault for excessive violence used on protesters demonstrating against President Juan Orlando Hernández’s re-election last year.

Cambodian PM denounces “dogs” for burning his effigy in Australia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, criticised by rights groups for a crackdown on the opposition and media, denounced protesters in Australia as dogs on Thursday for burning his effigy, days after threatening to beat them up.

Nigeria’s ruling party passes vote of confidence in Buhari

The national executive committee of the All Progressives Congress Party has approved a one-year extension for President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as other party executives.

In about-turn, PKR’s William Leong says wants to run again

This after the MP quit PKR's political bureau in protest against party’s decision to continue negotiating with PAS to avoid three-cornered fights in GE14.

Venezuelan President Maduro set to run for re-election in 2018 vote

Despite dire economic conditions and foreign sanctions, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro remains adamant on running for re-election.

Ugandan parliament passes law allowing Museveni to seek re-election

Yoweri Museveni has held power in Uganda since 1986, and this latest move to extend his reign has courted much controversy.

DAP submits CEC results to RoS

National organising secretary Anthony Loke says DAP complied with all requirements to ensure it will be able to prepare for GE14.

DAP will put re-election on hold if no RoS confirmation

Party vice-chairman Teresa Kok says RoS also invited to sent representatives to party convention on Sept 10 to observe re-election process, but no reply has been forthcoming.

Kok: RoS yet to approve Sept 10 date for DAP re-election

DAP vice-chairman Teresa Kok says RoS replied that it would have to hold an internal meeting first before getting back to the party.

Injunction obtained to stop MTUC re-election

Incumbent secretary-general J Solomon is seeking a declaration that the decision of the general council to hold polls again for the position of secretary-general, and seven vice-presidential posts, is illegal.

RoS delaying again DAP’s CEC election issue, says Gobind

Puchong MP says party is unable to hold fresh elections as soon as possible until the RoS gives its consent on the body to oversee the voting process.