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IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll

IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll 0

Voters also want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the Union, with 67% of respondents saying that they want to see further EU integration once a Brexit deal has been agreed.

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TURKEY POLITICS: ‘Referendum Should Be Repeated’: CHP Says

TURKEY POLITICS: ‘Referendum Should Be Repeated’: CHP Says 0

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has underlined its resolve to use all the existing democratic channels to ensure a rerun of the controversial referendum on the country’s constitutional reform.

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UK POLITICS: Gina Miller Takes Center Stage in June 8 Snap Election

UK POLITICS: Gina Miller Takes Center Stage in June 8 Snap Election 0

Gina Miller said her “Best for Britain” campaign would raise money to support election candidates who promised to hold full vote on May’s final Brexit deal.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan-2029? ‘Yes’ Vote Winning in Turkey’s Constitutional Reform Referendum With Slim Majority

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan-2029? ‘Yes’ Vote Winning in Turkey’s Constitutional Reform Referendum With Slim Majority 0

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in the referendum on Turkey’s constitutional reform package. With most of the ballots opened, over 51 percent of voters have supported expanding the powers of president.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Referendum Results: Erdogan Celebrates Win

TURKEY POLITICS: Referendum Results: Erdogan Celebrates Win 0

Erdogan called Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and the leader of the nationalist MHP party, which supported the “Yes” vote, to congratulate them, presidential sources said. They quoted Erdogan as saying the referendum result was clear.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Referendum Takes Center Stage

TURKEY POLITICS: Referendum Takes Center Stage 0

Turks cast their votes in a referendum on Sunday that could place sweeping new powers in the hands of President of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan and herald the most radical change to the country’s political system in its modern history.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum 0

“It will simply not be acceptable for the UK government to stand as a roadblock to the democratically expressed will of this parliament,” said Sturgeon.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Rebuffs Scoxit Referendum

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Rebuffs Scoxit Referendum 0

“Our Plan for Britain is a plan for a brighter future,” UK Prime Minister Theresa May said.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scoxit Referendum: Theresa May Says ‘Now is Not the Time’

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scoxit Referendum: Theresa May Says ‘Now is Not the Time’ 0

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that “now is not the time” for a second referendum on Scottish independence.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum? 0

Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Will Not Oppose Second Referendum

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Will Not Oppose Second Referendum 0

Labour Party will not oppose for second Scottish independence referendum if the plan wins support from Scottish parliament, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Second Independence Referendum Inevitable

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Second Independence Referendum Inevitable 0

Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland could hold an independence vote in late 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union.

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CYPRUS POLITICS: Anastasiades Says ‘Turkey Referendum Affecting Peace Talks’

CYPRUS POLITICS: Anastasiades Says ‘Turkey Referendum Affecting Peace Talks’ 0

“It would have been honest for Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to have said it’s best to suspend negotiations until referendum is over,” Anastasiades.

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SPAIN POLITICS: Catalans to Hold Referendum on Independence From Spain

SPAIN POLITICS: Catalans to Hold Referendum on Independence From Spain 0

“We are now preparing the referendum because … either in an agreed way or not, we need to be ready,” Raul Romeva said on Thursday at the Catalan regional government’s representative office in London.

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UK POLITICS: Scotland Should Not Hold New Referendum

UK POLITICS: Scotland Should Not Hold New Referendum 0

“The decision to remain in UK was made by Scottish people in 2014 and the people in Scotland don’t want another referendum,” says British government.

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ROMANIA POLITICS: Parliament Endorses President’s Anti-Corruption Referendum

ROMANIA POLITICS: Parliament Endorses President’s Anti-Corruption Referendum 0

Romania’s parliament on Monday unanimously endorsed a presidential plan to hold a national referendum over anti-corruption reforms after mass street protests forced the government into an embarrassing U-turn over a graft decree.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: West Lothian to Sturgeon: No Haste For New Referendum

SCOTLAND POLITICS: West Lothian to Sturgeon: No Haste For New Referendum 0

Scottish independence supporters in West Lothian have some advice for their First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: bide your time on another referendum.

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SPAIN POLITICS: Thousands Protest As Former Catalonia Head Starts Referendum Trial

SPAIN POLITICS: Thousands Protest As Former Catalonia Head Starts Referendum Trial 0

The trial comes at a time of high tension between Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s minority government and Catalonia, where a vehemently pro-independence local administration took power in 2015.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: ‘Forget It!’ Michael Fallon Says, London Will Not Help Scotland Hold New Referendum

SCOTLAND POLITICS: ‘Forget It!’ Michael Fallon Says, London Will Not Help Scotland Hold New Referendum 0

“First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has to respect the decision of Scotland to stay inside UK in 2014 and the decision of the UK to leave the EU,” Fallon said.

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ROMANIA POLITICS: Klaus Iohannis Considers Referendum Over Government’s Justice Plan

ROMANIA POLITICS: Klaus Iohannis Considers Referendum Over Government’s Justice Plan 0

Iohannis did not offer time frame for the referendum and the leftist government has not commented. He must first get a non-binding opinion from parliament on his plan.

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