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RWANDA POLITICS: Frank Habineza Elected to Oppose Kagame in August Election

RWANDA POLITICS: Frank Habineza Elected to Oppose Kagame in August Election

“He (Kagame) has more money. He has been in power for 20 years. They have companies. We are not scared of that,” Frank Habineza added.

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BULGARIA POLITICS: Gerdzhikov Says Taking Steps to Prevent Election Meddling By Turkey

BULGARIA POLITICS: Gerdzhikov Says Taking Steps to Prevent Election Meddling By Turkey

Seeking to downplay the tensions with Bulgaria’s southern neighbor, Gerdzhikov said Turkey had tried to influence other Bulgarian elections since the fall of communism 26 years ago, and “now, there is nothing that is a way different”.

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NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Mark Rutte Fought Off Challenge of Geert Wilders to Win Election Victory

NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Mark Rutte Fought Off Challenge of Geert Wilders to Win Election Victory

“We were the 3rd largest party of the Netherlands. Now we are the 2nd largest party. Next time we will be number 1,” Wilders said.

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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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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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UK POLITICS: William Hague to Theresa May: Call on Early General Election

UK POLITICS: William Hague to Theresa May: Call on Early General Election

Hague said “trouble is coming” over the next two years as the government tries to implement Brexit and that PM May needs a bigger majority in the House of Commons to force through change.

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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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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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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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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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ECUADOR POLITICS: Election Update: Lenin Moreno Within Striking Distance of Winning First Round

ECUADOR POLITICS: Election Update: Lenin Moreno Within Striking Distance of Winning First Round

With eight candidates, Moreno was close to the threshold needed to avoid an April runoff and continue a decade-long period of leftist rule, just as South America is moving to the right.

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NETHERLAND POLITICS: Geert Wilders Election Campaign Takes Center Stage

NETHERLAND POLITICS: Geert Wilders Election Campaign Takes Center Stage

“There is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe,” Wilders said. “If you want to regain your country, make the Netherlands for the people of the Netherlands again, then you can only vote for one party.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: WikiLeaks: CIA Ordered Spying on French 2012 Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: WikiLeaks: CIA Ordered Spying on French 2012 Presidential Election

A seven-page document made public by WikiLeaks purports to show that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency ordered its spies to gather information on the 2012 French presidential election.

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UK POLITICS: 23 February Stoke-on-Trent Election to Take Center Stage

UK POLITICS: 23 February Stoke-on-Trent Election to Take Center Stage

Candidates running to replace Tristram Hunt are: Labour: Gareth Snell, Ukip: Paul Nuttall, Conservative: Jack Brereton, Liberal Democrat: Zulfiqar Ali.

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GHANA POLITICS: Post-Election Fiscal Crunch is Politics As Normal

GHANA POLITICS: Post-Election Fiscal Crunch is Politics As Normal

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken power with ambitious plans to revive economic growth, only to discover a $1.6 billion hole in the budget and a deficit twice as high as expected.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: What Liberal Party With One Nation Preference Deal Could Mean at Election

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: What Liberal Party With One Nation Preference Deal Could Mean at Election

The success of the Liberal Party’s preference deal with One Nation in WA could be determined by how many support staff are available to hand out how-to-vote cards on the day, according to a political analyst.

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