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AUSTRALIA: Ed Husic Says Coalition ‘Will Regret’ Attack On Anne Aly

AUSTRALIA: Ed Husic Says Coalition ‘Will Regret’ Attack On Anne Aly

Dr Anne Aly became the first Muslim woman elected to federal parliament after toppling Liberal MP Luke Simpkins in the marginal outer-Perth seat of Cowan.

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GHANA: John Agyekum Kufuor Says EC Must Win Ghanaians Trust

GHANA: John Agyekum Kufuor Says EC Must Win Ghanaians Trust

John Agyekum Kufuor: “In the past things haven’t been too equal to expectation and because of that a lot of suspicions have been left in the system.”

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USA: Trump Mulls General Michael Flynn As VP Running Mate

USA: Trump Mulls General Michael Flynn As VP Running Mate

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn was chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency under President Barack Obama from 2012-2014.

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ZAMBIA: Electoral Commission Suspends Campaigning In 2 Areas

ZAMBIA: Electoral Commission Suspends Campaigning In 2 Areas

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) said it was suspending campaigns in Lusaka and Namwala south of the capital for 10 days until July 18.

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AUSTRALIA: ‘We Have Won The Election’ – Malcolm Turnbull

AUSTRALIA: ‘We Have Won The Election’ – Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull told a news conference in Sydney. “We have gone through this election with fiercely fought arguments, issues of policy, issues of principle and we have done so peacefully and it’s something we should celebrate.”

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ZAMBIA: ECZ Suspends Campaigns In Lusaka, Namwala

ZAMBIA: ECZ Suspends Campaigns In Lusaka, Namwala

According to the notice by the ECZ the campaigns will be off for 10 days with the move being up for review thereafter.

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RUSSIA: Government Blocks Websites Calling For Duma Elections Boycott

RUSSIA: Government Blocks Websites Calling For Duma Elections Boycott

Russia’s elections to the State Duma are scheduled to be held on Sept. 18.

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HAITI: US Stops Funding For Haitian Elections

HAITI: US Stops Funding For Haitian Elections

But the President of the newly revamped Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), Léopold Berlanger, said that “it is the responsibility of the State to provide these resources”.

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UK: Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Battle For Tory Leadership

UK: Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Battle For Tory Leadership

Polls show that Theresa May is well ahead of Andrea Leadsom among Conservative members, just as she was among the party’s Parliamentary delegation.

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RUSSIA: Sergey Sobyanin Orders Video Monitoring Of Duma Elections

RUSSIA: Sergey Sobyanin Orders Video Monitoring Of Duma Elections

The Russian authorities first tested the use of live web cameras installed at polling stations during the 2012 presidential elections.

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GHANA: 56,000 Names To Be Deleted From Electoral Register

GHANA: 56,000 Names To Be Deleted From Electoral Register

Electoral Commission of Ghana, Eric Dzakpasu, said that the body was implementing measures to ensure the vote would go ahead smoothly.

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UKRAINE: Donbas Elections Will Take Place After Russia Retreats – Borge Brende Norwegian Foreign Minister Says

UKRAINE: Donbas Elections Will Take Place After Russia Retreats – Borge Brende Norwegian Foreign Minister Says

“But I agree with those, who say the timing is not right for the elections to be conducted in the region where foreign soldiers are located, Brende stated.

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ZIMBABWE: Joice Mujuru Calls For New Election

ZIMBABWE: Joice Mujuru Calls For New Election

We need to implement ALL the democratic reforms properly and make sure the next elections are free, fair and credible.

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AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull, Bob Katter Discussing Forming Majority Government

AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull, Bob Katter Discussing Forming Majority Government

“I am very confident indeed we will form … A majority government in our own right, but I am, of course, talking to the crossbenchers as well,” Turnbull.

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JAPAN: Elections: Shinzo Abe Tells Voters To Believe In Him

JAPAN: Elections: Shinzo Abe Tells Voters To Believe In Him

“We have to admit that our policies are still insufficient,” Shinzo Abe said at a campaign rally Tuesday in the central city of Matsumoto.

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USA: ‘I’m Ready To Pass The Baton’ – Obama At Hillary Clinton Rally

USA: ‘I’m Ready To Pass The Baton’ – Obama At Hillary Clinton Rally

Hillary Clinton and Obama travelled to North Carolina on the presidential plane Air Force One, which Donald Trump characterized as a burden on taxpayers.

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UK: Theresa May Wins First Vote For Tory Leadership

UK: Theresa May Wins First Vote For Tory Leadership

Mrs Theresa May secured more than half the votes – 165 from 329 MPs – with Andrea Leadsom coming second with 66.

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UK: Theresa May Leads, Boris Johnson Endorses Andrea Leadsom

UK: Theresa May Leads, Boris Johnson Endorses Andrea Leadsom

Theresa May is the frontrunner in the Tory leadership race as Conservative MPs begin casting their votes in the contest to decide who will be the next prime minister.

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SOUTH AFRICA: DA Election Ad Backfires For Using Nelson Mandela Voice

SOUTH AFRICA: DA Election Ad Backfires For Using Nelson Mandela Voice

“The DA is doing it to benefit a party which Mandela was not a member of,” Mandla Mandela, the grandson of the former president Nelson Mandela, said.

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AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Blames Himself For Election Disaster, But Refuses To Resign

AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Blames Himself For Election Disaster, But Refuses To Resign

“I have no doubt that the easy option for him would be to pull the rip cord and have another election. But Australians don’t want that,” Shorten said.

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