This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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English Publication Date: September 2, 2013 Source: Minivan News Country: Maldives

State broadcaster Television Maldives on Sunday aired a live question and answer session with the four candidates contesting the September 7 presidential election.

English Publication Date: August 25, 2013 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

A senior aide to Presidential Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that the Presidential Office will cooperate fully once the organizer of a proposed debate between the president and an opposition leader decides on a date.

Spanish Publication Date: August 24, 2013 Source: BioBioChile Country: Chile

Marco Enríquez-Ominami invitó a los candidatos presidenciales a realizar una serie de debates a nivel regional y nacional, para conocer las propuestas puntuales por cada sector del país. La candidata de la Alianza, Evelyn Matthei, afirmó que se...

Spanish Publication Date: August 24, 2013 Source: La Nación (Chile) Country: Chile

La candidata presidencial de la Alianza, Evelyn Matthei, mantiene el interés de debates en que no participen los 9 inscritos en la carrera a La Moneda, en línea con el interés de su sector de que sostenga algunos de estos incluso sólo con su...

English Publication Date: August 21, 2013 Source: BBC News Country: Australia

Australia's election rivals have faced off in an occasionally heated second election debate, less than three weeks before the polls.

Spanish Publication Date: August 16, 2013 Source: El Tipógrafo (Chile) Country: Chile

El comando del candidato presidencial Franco Parisi respondió al llamado de la abanderada de la UDI, Evelyn Matthei, para hacer debates en todo el país con Michelle Bachelet.

Spanish Publication Date: August 12, 2013 Source: La Tercera (Chile) Country: Chile

Asimismo, la candidata presidencial opositora abordó los eventuales debates presidenciales frente a su contendora del oficialismo. “Después del 19 de agosto, cuando estén inscritos todos los candidatos, los comandos tendrán que juntarse para ...

English Publication Date: August 12, 2013 Source: The New York Times Country: Australia

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia came in for sharp criticism on Monday over his performance in the first leadership debate of the federal election campaign, with opponents publicly accusing him of having cheated by using notecards.

English Publication Date: August 11, 2013 Source: BBC News Country: Australia

Australia's Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and opposition leader Tony Abbott have sparred over the economy and immigration in the first televised debate of the election campaign.

Spanish Publication Date: August 4, 2013 Source: Radio Cooperativa (Chile) Country: Chile

El comando del candidato presidencial del Partido Progresista (PRO) Marco Enríquez-Ominami planteó la necesidad de llevar a cabo 15 debates entre los candidatos presidenciales, uno por cada región, a partir del 20 de agosto.