HARARE, July 31: Zimbabwean opposition leader and presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa announced his victory in the country's presidential election on Monday.

HARARE, July 29: Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa will face off in Zimbabwe's presidential election on July 30.

MEXICO CITY, July 2: Angry and frustrated over corruption and violence, Mexican voters delivered a tidal wave presidential election victory to leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, giving him a broad mandate to upend the political establishment and govern for the poor.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Has the presidential etiquette changed lately? Those visiting the head of the state lately say Nepali nationals are greeted with a Namaskar and foreigners are given a handshake.

ANKARA, June 25: A Turkish government spokesman announced Sunday that Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan had won his re-election with 52.8 percent of the vote. Commenting on his victory, Erdogan said Sunday that his government would continue to respond to those who threaten Turkey via terror organizations.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has objected to the remarks by Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal who recently said that he intends to introduce executive presidential system by amending the constitution.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The Department of Prison Management reportedly under pressure from the Ministry of Home Affairs is working to release convicted murderer former Maoist leader Balkrishna Dhungel from jail before he completes his jail 20-year jail term.

MOSCOW, March 19: Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia’s president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that “we are bound for success.”

YEKATERINBURG, March 18: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to do so.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has filed his candidacy for the post of Vice President of Federal Nepal again on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The Election Commission (EC) has set March 23 for the election of Vice President.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: A total of 18 members of the federal and provincial parliaments were absent from today's election of President, according to the Election Commission. Of the total absentees, five represent the Federal Parliament, and 13 the Provincial Assemblies.

In Pictures: presidential election

March 13, 2018 14:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Voting to elect President has been underway in the Federal Parliament at New Baneshwar since 10 am today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has cast his in the presidential election today.

Presidential election underway

March 13, 2018 12:38 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Voting to elect President has been underway in the Federal Parliament at New Baneshwar since 10 am today.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The silence period in view of the election to the post of President set for March 13 is commencing from midnight today.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The Rastriya Janata Party (RJP), Nepal has decided to support Bidya Devi Bhandari of left alliance in the presidential election.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: The Election Commission (EC) has set Rs 400,000 as election expenses for a candidate contesting the presidential election set for March 13.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday established an election office at the New Baneshwar-based International Convention Center for conducting presidential elections on March 13.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The parliament secretariat has been asked to plan the election of speaker and deputy speaker of the House of Representatives and chairman and vice chairman of the National Assembly prior to the presidential election on March 13.

EC starts work on presidential election

February 16, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: After successfully holding three sets of elections, the Election Commission (EC) is preparing to hold the elections for the president and vice-president within mid-March.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Former prime minister and UML senior leader Jhalanath Khanal and party Vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam have emerged as two frontrunners for president as the UML intensifies internal discussions to pick the party’s nominee for  the next head of state.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: In celebration of its 10th annual meeting, President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation honored Nepal’s Ms. Kanchan Amatya with the Clinton Global Initiative Presidential Honor Roll Award at the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University in Boston. This coveted recognition celebrated the dedication and passion of the world’s most accomplished young commitment leaders and social entrepreneurs, who over the past decade, have made significant impact through their Commitment to Action.

NAIROBI, KENYA, Oct 26: Some polling stations in Kenyan opposition areas did not open on Thursday after the start of Kenya’s second presidential election since August, reflecting the main opposition leader’s call for his followers to boycott the vote in the bitterly divided East African country.

Presidential system, no-no

October 17, 2017 01:30 am

An executive president would not only be detrimental for Nepal’s socio-economic progress, it could also undercut and even spell an end of the nascent democracy.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government has not received any proposal from the Office of the President regarding the purchase of new fleet worth Rs 160 million.

KATHMANDU: Presidential Business School organized the Presidential Business School Graduation Ceremony 2017 on Wednesday at Hyatt Regency, Boudha.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Office of the President has sought Rs 160 million from the state coffers to buy an armored car and a fleet of vehicles to escort President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

French presidential election- final result

SEOUL, April 26: South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality, something his supporters say he had to do to win office in the deeply conservative country.

Iran's presidential candidates

France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.

France goes to the polls on Sunday for the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election, crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.

Wisconsin's election board agreed on Friday to conduct a statewide recount of votes cast in the presidential race, as requested by a Green Party candidate seeking similar reviews in two other states where Donald Trump scored narrow wins.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: A mock-election has been held at the residence of American ambassador to Nepal in Kamaladi on Wednesday.

TIMES SQUARE, Nov 9: As Americans get ready to elect their 45th president, Nepali Americans, a relatively new community in this country, were upbeat about voting under this unique electoral system.

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go toe-to-toe to lead the nation, we couldn’t help but draw analogies to the normal citizen’s job search.

Democrat Hillary Clinton maintained her narrow lead over Republican rival Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race just days ahead of the Nov. 8 election, according to two polls released on Thursday.

ANFA presidential election today

October 24, 2016 09:46 am

KATHAMNDU, Oct 24: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) will get a new president for remaining one year period through special general assembly on Sunday. ANFA Acting President Narendra Shrestha and Vice President Karma Tsering Sherpa are contesting for the top job of the football governing body.

Infographics: US presidential elections (1908 to 1932)

The world outside the U.S. figured prominently in the third and final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Here's a brief look at the countries there were up for discussion:

How did the seven presidential elections up to the victory of Barack Obama in 2008 go?

WASHINGTON, Sept 30: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 4 per cent after their first televised debate, according to a poll.

ATHENS, Sept 13: The favorite to become UEFA president has criticized the secret deal - accelerated ahead of Wednesday's election - guaranteeing four Champions League group-stage places for Europe's top four leagues.

LONDON, Sept 7: England is backing Michael van Praag in next week's election to succeed Michel Platini as president of UEFA.

Presidential folly

August 31, 2016 00:45 am

Some kinds of cancers are incurable. A few others can’t be treated in Nepal. But prostate cancer, the kind former President Ram Baran Yadav has been diagnosed with, is not one of them. Almost 50 percent of men above 50 have some form of prostate cancer. While that may sound scary, knowing about the high survival rate can be a great source of comfort.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has decided to hold election of its president and a vice president on October 24 in the capital.

TANAHUN, Aug 15: Coordinator of Naya Shakti Nepal Dr Baburam Bhattarai today stated that the new constitution has some flaws and it should be corrected.