While much of the world can only dream of democracy, other places have trouble making it work. Tiny Albania emerged from communist dictatorship in 1990 only to tumble into a rough world of gangsters, fraudulent financial machinations and incompetent governance, exacerbated by lawless capitalism and devil-may-care politics
It took one movie star five hours and a judge’s order before he could vote by machine in his district Tuesday.
The U.N.-backed commission charged with investigating fraud in Afghanistan’s recent presidential election Monday invalidated ballots from more than 200 polling stations.
Minnesota’s Canvassing Board voted unanimously Wednesday to reject a request from Democrat Al Franken to count thousands of rejected absentee ballots in the recount of votes in his Senate race against Republican Sen. Norm Coleman.
Top seeds Andy Roddick and Novak Djokovic cruised to straight sets second round wins at Flushing Meadows on Thursday to advance their bid for the U.S. Open title.
Afghan presidential election results from five polling stations were declared invalid by the Electoral Complaints Commission on Thursday because of fraud. The polling stations are in Paktika province, where incumbent President Hamid Karzai has considerable support.
Voters turned out in heavy numbers Friday in Iran’s election. Some lined up before polls opened, and others waited more than three hours under the hot sun to cast their ballots. (CNN) — Voters turned out in heavy numbers Friday in Iran’s election