Sophie Zhang, former data scientist at Facebook, reveals how she fought to remove bot accounts and sophisticated networks that targeted users in different countries to manipulate elections, and spread misinformation.
Protesters who brought down Abdelaziz Bouteflika from presidency had boycotted the elections on the grounds that an election overseen by the same regime they are seeking to overthrow will only result in its reconsolidation.
The protesters urged the Guatemalan population to participate in the upcoming presidential elections, support democracy and choose public candidate with conscience
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost three of its state governments, including two of its strongest bastions, to the key opposition party Indian National Congress.
The victory of the Kuomintang in the local body polls is believed to be due to its ability to channel popular anger against president Tsai Ing-Wen’s hardline policies against China, which have led to an economic slowdown
An analysis estimates that nearly $5.2 billion is likely to be spent in this election cycle with the Democrats outspending the Republicans. Opinion polls predict a tight race with the Democrats likely to take back the House of Representatives
One of the last absolute monarchies in the world, Swaziland is headed to a primary round of polls of August 25 under its Tinkhundla (administrative sub-division)-based electoral system.
He is a protege of former President Alvaro Uribe during whose term nearly 32,000 forced disappearances took place