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At the end of the ballot, the 329 members of parliament elected from party lists will be tasked with forming a government and electing a prime minister and president.
Germany's centre-left Social Democrats elected Andrea Nahles, a combative and outspoken former labour minister, as the first woman leader of the 155-year-old party.
The issue of fake users is hugely sensitive for Twitter because a crackdown could severely dent its roughly 330 million audience -- the company's main selling point.
There were fears the event could escalate into a repeat of the violence that stemmed from a white supremacist rally last August, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Well-known for two decades in her SPD party, Nahles is expected to easily beat the only other candidate, Simone Lange, a former policewoman and mayor of the northern city of Flensburg.
Nepal's major Madhesi party Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal (RJPN) today split on its first anniversary after a disgruntled group formed a new party.
Journalist Lakshmi Subramanian tweeted a picture of herself being patted on the cheek by the Tamil Nadu Governor minutes after a press conference by him at Raj Bhavan.
Sirisena's current government in 2015 through the nineteenth amendment to the constitution restored the two term limit. This means Rajapaksa cannot become President again.
Before boarding his flight from Tokyo, Abe took the unusual step of pledging to clean up the mess in government when he gets back.
Emmanuel Macron said Paris convinced Trump to stay engaged in Syria "for the long-term". French air strikes did not amount to a declaration of war against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, he added.
The BJP announced for Bihar and Uttar Pradesh legislative council seats with an eye on social equations aimed at consolidating its votes.
The administration of Nagaur, where Mevani had a rally, had restricted his visit and the police stopped the Gujarat MLA at the airport to inform him about the order.
The party has planned a customised campaign by national leaders to woo non-Kannadigas in the state.
In a surprise move, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today issued a proclamation suspending the sessions of Parliament without any official reasons.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s security guards withdrawn from residence; Rabri Devi calls it conspiracy to have her family killed
Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi alleged a conspiracy against her family after security was withdrawn from her residence.