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More than 270 died from overwork-related illnesses in Indonesia elections

Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illnesses caused by long hours of work counting millions of ballot papers by hand, an official said on Sunday.

Exit poll has Thai opposition winning most seats but not enough for government

Thai voters flocked to the polls on Sunday for the first election since a 2014 coup, and an exit poll indicated the populist party linked to exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra would win the most seats, but not enough to form a government.

Thailand's early voting kicks off with long queues

Hundreds of thousands of voters crowded into schools, parking lots and temples across Thailand on Sunday.
March 17, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress

A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress.
November 07, 2018 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Duterte leads Philippines polls

Maverick Rodrigo Duterte looks set to become the Philippines' new president as unofficial figures give him a huge lead. 
May 10, 2016 | 11:58 am GMT+7
 
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