Presidential elections

Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman accompanied by his wife Ivana casts his vote during second round of Presidential elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The pro-Russian incumbent Zeman faces the former head of the Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos in the Czech Republic's tight presidential runoff vote. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 26, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Voters in the Czech Republic cast ballots Friday in the second round of the country's presidential election, a runoff between the Russia-friendly incumbent and a scientist-turned-politician who is seen as more Western-oriented. President Milos Zeman and Jiri Drahos, the former head of...
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In this picture taken on Wednesday Jan. 24, 2018, woman rides a bicycle past a poster for presidential candidate Jiri Drahos prior the second round of the presidential elections in Prague, Czech Republic. The former head of the Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos faces the pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman in a tight Czech presidential runoff vote scheduled for Jan. 26-27, 2018. The poster reads "To the caste with clean sheet". (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 25, 2018 - 6:13 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's presidential runoff vote features the pro-Russian incumbent in a tight race against the former head of the Academy of Sciences. President Milos Zeman and Jiri Drahos advanced to the second round of voting after none of the nine candidates seeking the largely...
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Czech President and presidential candidate Milos Zeman attends a press conference after the first round of presidential voting in Prague on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Milos Zeman will face a runoff election in two weeks against former head of the country's Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos. (Michal Kamaryt/CTK via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 7:07 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of a presidential election Saturday and will face a runoff in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences. Zeman and Jiri Drahos advanced to a second round of voting because none of...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017 file photo, Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan gestures during a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan said Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him." (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
January 13, 2018 - 5:31 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him." In a press briefing, Khan, who has an...
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Presidential candidate Jiri Drahos accompanied by his wife Eva arrives to address media after announcement of the preliminary results of the presidential elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of voting on Saturday and will face a runoff election in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 13, 2018 - 11:37 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Latest on the Czech Republic's presidential election (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Czech President Milos Zeman says he is ready to debate challenger Jiri Drahos before the second round of the country's presidential election in two weeks. Zeman didn't take part in any public debates...
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A supporters of opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla shatters a window during clashes with military police near presidential house in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and is protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
January 13, 2018 - 7:00 am
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January 12, 2018 - 1:04 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A former Egyptian army chief of staff will contest the upcoming presidential elections in March, said a top aide on Friday, as other candidates have faced heavy pressure to drop out and pave the way for a sweeping re-election victory for the army-chief-turned-President Abdel-Fattah el-...
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Lasheen Ibrahim, head of the National Electoral Commission, which is in charge of supervising the 2018 Egyptian presidential election, center, and members of the commission prepare to give a press conference at the commission headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. The commission announced Monday that the presidential election is to be held March 26-28, with the runoff in April. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
January 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt will hold its presidential election over three days in March, officials said Monday, with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi virtually guaranteed to run for and win a second four-year term amid a heavy clampdown on dissent. El-Sissi has yet to formally announce his candidacy, but...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2017 photo made by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, a university student attends a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by Iranian police, in Tehran, Iran. New unrest in Iran over the past 10 days appears to be waning, but anger over the economy persists. The protests in dozens of towns and cities also showed that a sector of the public was willing to openly call for the removal of Iran’s system of rule by clerics -- frustrated not just by the economy but also by concern over Iran’s foreign wars and general direction. (AP Photo, File)
January 08, 2018 - 12:36 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The protesters rallied for days in Iran, chanting against government corruption and demanding justice. That was last year, when depositors who lost their savings in the collapse of major government-run credit union took to the streets, shouting "Death to (...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 1982, file photo, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, addresses a group from the Alliance of Metalworking industries on the steps of the Capitol in Washington. Hatch said he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/File)
January 03, 2018 - 5:42 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin Hatch's decision to retire from the Senate after four decades lets the Utah Republican walk away at the height of his power after helping to push through an overhaul of the tax code and persuading President Donald Trump to downsize two national monuments. Retirement also...
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