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  • ‘ICL organisers planning another cricket league’

    Contrary to rumours, Essel says Lalit Modi is not part of their plans, which involve another attempt to take on the establishment like they had done with the Indian Cricket League (ICL)...

    The Essel top executive stressed that having battled the might of the BCCI in the past, the company was aware of the pitfalls it faced between 2007 and 2010 while trying to run the ICL...

  • I fixed games for Cairns at ICL: Vincent

    Speaking at Cairns’ perjury trial, Vincent, 36, said that Cairns persuaded him to take part in match-fixing while they were playing for the Chandigarh Lions in the Indian Cricket League in 2008...

    ’”Vincent told the jury at Southwark Crown Court that he deliberately under-performed in four games in 2008...

  • Kenya to hold fresh presidential vote on Oct 17

    NAIROBI: Kenya will hold a fresh presidential vote on October 17, the election commission said on Monday, after the country’s Supreme Court overturned the result of last month’s poll won by President Uhuru Kenyatta...

    “A fresh presidential election will be held on the 17th of October 2017,” said a statement signed by Wafula Chebukati, chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)...

  • Djibouti’s Guelleh eyes fourth term win in presidential vote

    DJIBOUTI: After 17 years under his rule, few doubt Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh will fail to win a fourth term in polls next week, with a divided opposition already calling the vote a sham...

    Supporters of Guelleh — president since 1999 of the tiny but strategic former French colony whose port guards the entrance to the Red Sea and Suez Canal — are confident of victory in the April 8 vote...

  • Presidential vote count drags on, leaving Peruvians on edge

    ECONOMIST Pedro Pablo Kuczynski clung to a thin lead over the daughter of a jailed former president early Wednesday as the count from Peru’s presidential election dragged on, straining nerves in a nation divided after a polarising campaign...

    While two quick counts showed Kuczynski prevailing in Sunday’s election, still being counted are the ballots cast by 885,000 Peruvians eligible to vote abroad, the last of which are expected to...

  • Moldova goes to the polls in first presidential vote since 1990s

    CHISINAU: Ex-Soviet Moldova we­nt to the polls on Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between su­­p­porters of closer relations with Ru­ssia and those seeking EU integration...

    5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of high-profile corruption scandals which are overshadowing the vote...

  • Aitzaz Ahsan hopeful of winning presidential election through 'vote of conscience'

    PPP stalwart and candidate for the Sep 4 presidential election Aitzaz Ahsan on Wednesday expressed hopes that he would win the Sept 4 presidential election with the help of "votes of conscience"...

    Talking to media outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) after acceptance of his nomination papers for the upcoming presidential elections, Aitzaz said, "The Constitution only binds a lawmaker to vote as per party policy when it...

  • PPP leaders ask lawmakers to vote for Aitzaz in presidential election

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders on Saturday asked parliamentarians belonging to the party to vote for their candidate for the presidential election as Aitzaz Ahsan had greater credentials than his rivals fielded by the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and opposition parties led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)...

    PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari addressed a...

  • Unrest mars Algeria’s disputed presidential vote

    ALGIERS: Algeria held a tense presidential election on Thursday meant to bring stability after a year of turmoil, but voting was marred as protesters stormed polling stations and thousands rallied in the capital...

    The unpopular vote comes almost 10 months after a people power movement ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 82, after two decades in office, and as demonstrators keep pushing for an end to the military-backed political...

  • Clinton’s 2016 White House launch contrasts with her 2008 bid

    Clinton, who begins the 2016 presidential race as the commanding Democratic front-runner, entered the fray with a flurry of video, email and social media announcements that indicated she had absorbed some of the lessons of her painful 2008 loss and would not take anything for granted this time...

    In announcing her presidential bid in 2007, Clinton spoke to the camera alone while sitting on a couch and asked voters to join her later...

  • IOC denies covering up 2008 Olympic doping cases

    LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) denied on Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV programme revealed that positive tests by Jamaican sprinters were not prosecuted...

    “During the re-analysis of the stored urine samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, the laboratory found in a number of cases of athletes from a number of countries and from a number of different...

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