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INDIA POLITICS: Narendra Modi Wins Landslide Election Victory

INDIA POLITICS: Narendra Modi Wins Landslide Election Victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party won a landslide victory in India’s most important battleground state, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.

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NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Jesse Klaver the Kingmaker in Dutch Politics

NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Jesse Klaver the Kingmaker in Dutch Politics

“The values Netherlands stands for many, many decades, centuries actually, its freedom, its tolerance, its empathy… they are destroying it,” Jesse Klaver.

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INDIA POLITICS: 2017 Punjab Election Results: AAP, BJP

INDIA POLITICS: 2017 Punjab Election Results: AAP, BJP

If Aam Admi Party (AAP) manages to snare Punjab — as anecdotal evidences and poll projections seem to suggest—there will be two likely, immediate outcomes.

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USA POLITICS: Eric Garcetti Wins Big in Election

USA POLITICS: Eric Garcetti Wins Big in Election

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti clinched re-election on Tuesday in a landslide victory that handed him a second four-year term in charge of America’s second-largest city.

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INDIA POLITICS: Indians Headed to The Polls

INDIA POLITICS: Indians Headed to The Polls

Indians headed to the polls on Wednesday, the biggest mid-term verdict on Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he stormed to power three years ago.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Fillon Backers Seek Unity to Revive Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Fillon Backers Seek Unity to Revive Presidential Election

Fillon, at one point the favourite, has sunk to third place in opinion polls as he faces an investigation into allegations he paid his wife Penelope hundreds of thousands of euros of public funds for doing very little work as his parliamentary assistant

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Sinn Fein Insist Arlene Foster Must Go

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Sinn Fein Insist Arlene Foster Must Go

“Arlene Foster’s position is a matter for herself. Our position is on the record and very clear,” Sinn Fein’s leader Michelle O’Neill told reporters.

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FRANCE POLITICS: ‘Our Country is Sick’: Juppe Says, Quits Elections

FRANCE POLITICS: ‘Our Country is Sick’: Juppe Says, Quits Elections

“I confirm once and for all that I will not be candidate to the presidency of the Republic,” former French prime minister Alain Juppe said.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Talks to Begin After Election

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Talks to Begin After Election

“Everything has changed and we enter into a new political landscape from Monday,” Mairtin O’Muilleoir of Sinn Fein told national Irish broadcaster RTE.

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ALBANIA POLITICS: Rows Over Reforms, Election Bog Down Albania’s EU Accession Talks

ALBANIA POLITICS: Rows Over Reforms, Election Bog Down Albania’s EU Accession Talks

Edi Rama has said the Democrats are calling for free elections to hide their real intention of defending corrupt justice officials

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: DUP Edge Sinn Fein in Election

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: DUP Edge Sinn Fein in Election

“Let us now move forward with hope, hope that civility can return to our politics,” outgoing first minister Arlene Foster of the DUP told supporters.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: 2017 Elections Updates

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: 2017 Elections Updates

Sinn Fein is unlikely to become the largest party but a significant cut in the 10-seat advantage the DUP secured in elections a year ago would have far-reaching implications.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Now Favorite to Win

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Now Favorite to Win

Macron presented his manifesto on Thursday and has been climbing in the polls since scandal engulfed Fillon – once the favorite to win the presidency.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ray Gould Quits Kalamunda in Signs of One Nation Disunity

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ray Gould Quits Kalamunda in Signs of One Nation Disunity

Candidate for Kalamunda, Ray Gould, told the ABC he was “giving it away” because the party had been dishonest with its candidates over its preference deal with the Liberals.

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UK POLITICS: Conservatives Gain Parliament Seat

UK POLITICS: Conservatives Gain Parliament Seat

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives secured a landmark victory in a parliamentary by-election, strengthening her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations as her rivals suffered damaging setbacks.

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UK POLITICS: Conservatives Wins Landmark Election Victory

UK POLITICS: Conservatives Wins Landmark Election Victory

Conservatives captured the northwestern seat of Copeland that Labour have held since 1935, the first by-election gain for a governing party for 35 years and a result that piles pressure on the opposition’s under-fire socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Wins Stoke By-Election, Holds Off UKIP

UK POLITICS: Labour Wins Stoke By-Election, Holds Off UKIP

Labour Party won by a comfortable margin over UKIP, with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in third.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Favourites to Win: POLL

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Favourites to Win: POLL

Marine Le Pen remains favourite to win the first round of France’s presidential election but would lose the May 7 runoff against either the centre-right’s Francois Fillon or centrist Emmanuel Macron, two polls showed on Thursday.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Game Changer! Bayrou Boosts Macron With Alliance

FRANCE POLITICS: Game Changer! Bayrou Boosts Macron With Alliance

“I have decided to offer Emmanuel Macron an alliance. The danger is too big we must change things,” Francois Bayrou told a news conference, describing his decision as a “sacrifice”.

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ECUADOR POLITICS: Trans Ecuadorians Vote for First Time

ECUADOR POLITICS: Trans Ecuadorians Vote for First Time

Ecuadorean transgender people on Sunday voted for the first time according to their affirmed gender, in what activists say are signs of progress in the socially conservative and Catholic Andean nation.

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