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Donald Trump says he is replacing signature rallies with ‘telephonic’ rallies

Washinton/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump is replacing his campaign rallies with "tele-rallies," he told his supporters in Wisconsin.

State of emergency must be lifted for ‘credible elections’ in Turkey, says UN rights chief

New York, May 10 (IBNS): Long-term restrictions on “freedoms of expression, assembly and association” are incompatible with the holding of “credible elections” in Turkey, said the United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday, calling on the Government to lift its extended state of emergency.

DR Congo: UN chief notes launch of national dialogue towards elections, urges more inclusive process

New York, Sept 3 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has taken note of the 1 September launch of the national dialogue in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and urged the political groups that have not yet joined the dialogue to “play a constructive role which contributes to the holding of timely and credible elections,” according to his spokesman.

Security Council calls on Haiti to complete elections 'without further delay'

New York, Mar 19 (Just Earth News/IBNS):Deeply concerned by the continued suspension of electoral rounds in Haiti, the United Nations Security Council on Friday called for the completion of the polling cycle without further delay to allow the Haitian people the opportunity to vote for their elected representatives in a free, fair, inclusive and transparent contest.

Elections set to begin in Haiti, Ban urges peaceful campaigning

New York, Aug 8 (IBNS): Welcoming the upcoming presidential, legislative and local elections in Haiti, which will begin on Sunday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday stressed the need to ensure credible and peaceful polls.