POLLS

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

Agencies RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  Palestinians in the occupied West Bank voted Saturday in municipal elections that underscored deep rifts between president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah party and rival Hamas which runs the Gaza Strip. Their failure to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The West Bank and Gaza […]

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls

Indian PM Modi’s party ahead in state polls APP Bharatiya Janata Party supporters raise cutouts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate winning seats in the state of Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow, India, Saturday.— AP India’s governing Hindu nationalist party is heading for major victories in key state legislature elections that are seen […]