The ruling party also faces accusations of using an army of internet trolls to amplify its message online. In April, Twitter said it had removed more than 8,500 accounts due to "inauthentic coordinated activity" which aimed to promote "Serbia's ruling party and its leader." Earlier this week, the regional Balkan Investigative Reporting Network published a story detailing an online management system that assigns daily tasks and tracks the performance of pro-government trolls in Serbia. … [Read more...] about Serbia elections: Who’s left besides Vucic?
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Prior to the start of ballot counting, opposition parties criticized the decision to extend voting by two hours, with polls closing at 10 p.m. local time (1400 GMT). The change was announced shortly before polls were due to close. … [Read more...] about Singapore election: Ruling party on track to win in pandemic vote
Voters expressed confidence in Joe Biden's ability to handle the coronavirus pandemic with 52 per cent of those polled by Pew saying he would do a good job; a Reuters/Ipsos poll found a contender's handling of the disease could be a factor when voters go to the polls in November … [Read more...] about Two-thirds of American disapprove of Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus crisis and approval plunges to an all-time low of 33 per cent in new poll
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said the country would allow free travel with EU countries from 21 June, except for Portugal. However, Spain is allowing German tourists to visit its Balearic Islands from Monday as part of a pilot scheme to boost its tourism sector. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: France announces significant lifting of restrictions
'We want to reopen the schools. Everybody wants it. The moms want it, the dads want it, the kids want it. It's time to do it,' Trump said. 'We're very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,' the president said during the event focused on reopening U.S. schools. … [Read more...] about ‘Open our schools. Stop this nonsense!’ Trump launches another salvo claiming Dems are keeping kids out of classrooms – and doubles down on claim massive coronavirus surge is down to testing