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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Plots ‘Zero Hour’ After Big Anti-Maduro Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Plots ‘Zero Hour’ After Big Anti-Maduro Vote

“Venezuela stood up with dignity to say freedom does not go backwards, democracy is not negotiated,” Borges, who leads opposition-controlled legislature.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Disgruntled State Workers Seek Ways to Join Opposition Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Disgruntled State Workers Seek Ways to Join Opposition Vote

Maduro says his July 30 vote for the controversial constituent assembly is the only way to bring peace to Venezuela after three months of violent anti-government protests.

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA POLITICS: Vote Counting Begins Amid Electoral Roll Confusion

PAPUA NEW GUINEA POLITICS: Vote Counting Begins Amid Electoral Roll Confusion

Tension in PNG has been high for months amid a groundswell of unrest following allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.

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SPAIN POLITICS: Catalonia Sets Vote on Independence from Spain for October 1

SPAIN POLITICS: Catalonia Sets Vote on Independence from Spain for October 1

“The question will be: ‘Do you want Catalonia to become an independent state in the form of a republic’,” Carles Puigdemont, president of the government of Catalonia, said.

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USA POLITICS: Republican in Brawl While Testing Montana Vote for Trump

USA POLITICS: Republican in Brawl While Testing Montana Vote for Trump

Democrat Rob Quist, a banjo-playing folk singer and first-time candidate, is facing off against Republican tech executive Greg Gianforte in a tightening race for the U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated when President Donald Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Vote on Brazil Pension Reform Now Expected in Late May

BRAZIL POLITICS: Vote on Brazil Pension Reform Now Expected in Late May

“There is no way to vote it (on the floor) this week or next,” Maia told Brazilian news radio network CBN.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber, Other Apps

BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber, Other Apps

Brazil Politics news: Majority of lawmakers approved the main text of the bill and voted on specific items that still need to be cleared in the Senate.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon in Letter to Theresa May, Demands Independence Vote

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon in Letter to Theresa May, Demands Independence Vote

Sturgeon: “In these very changed circumstances the people of Scotland have the right to choose our own future, to exercise our right of self determination.”

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CYPRUS POLITICS: 1950 Vote Row Stalls Reunification

CYPRUS POLITICS: 1950 Vote Row Stalls Reunification

Cyprus reunification talks were in disarray on Wednesday after reports the Turkish Cypriot side would not join this week’s meeting in an escalating row that opened old wounds over past Greek Cypriot ambitions to unite with Greece.

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USA POLITICS: Official: Betsy DeVos Wins Senate Confirmation Vote

USA POLITICS: Official: Betsy DeVos Wins Senate Confirmation Vote

President Donald Trump’s choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Undeterred! Netanyahu Steps Up Construction in East Jerusalem After UN Vote

ISRAEL POLITICS: Undeterred! Netanyahu Steps Up Construction in East Jerusalem After UN Vote

Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Egypt Postpones UN Vote On Israeli Settlements After Trump, Israel Urge US Veto

EGYPT POLITICS: Egypt Postpones UN Vote On Israeli Settlements After Trump, Israel Urge US Veto

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi put off the vote after a request from Israel. Egypt was the first Arab state to make peace with Israel.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Wins Electoral College Vote, More Democrats Than Republicans Went Rogue

USA POLITICS: Trump Wins Electoral College Vote, More Democrats Than Republicans Went Rogue

“I will work hard to unite our country and be the President of all Americans,” President-elect Donald Trump said in a statement responding to the results.

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USA POLITICS: Judge Rejects Trump Supporters Bid To Stop Wisconsin Vote Recount

USA POLITICS: Judge Rejects Trump Supporters Bid To Stop Wisconsin Vote Recount

Wisconsin is one of three states where Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who finished fourth in the presidential poll, sought recounts.

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USA POLITICS: December 19 Clinton Supporters Petition To Force Electoral College To Vote For her

USA POLITICS: December 19 Clinton Supporters Petition To Force Electoral College To Vote For her

Clinton’s supporters in their petition are calling on the electors “to ignore their states’ votes and cast their ballots for [former] Secretary Clinton.”

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: Trump Win Wake-Up Call Ahead Of Austrian Vote

AUSTRIA POLITICS: Trump Win Wake-Up Call Ahead Of Austrian Vote

Donald Trump’s stunning victory is a “wake-up call” against the rise of populism ahead of Austria’s presidential election, Alexander Van der Bellen said.

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USA: Ohio Voting: Spelling Error Could Cost You Your Vote

USA: Ohio Voting: Spelling Error Could Cost You Your Vote

The disparity could hurt Democrats in Ohio, a vital battleground in the Nov. 8 election between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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ICELAND: Icelanders Vote For Stability, Pirate Party Not Winning

ICELAND: Icelanders Vote For Stability, Pirate Party Not Winning

The Pirate Party, founded by a group of internet activists, failed to perform as well as opinion polls had indicated.

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LATIN AMERICAS: Evangelical Vote Pushes Latin America To Right

LATIN AMERICAS: Evangelical Vote Pushes Latin America To Right

“The growing Evangelical influence on Latin American politics is one of the engines driving the region to the right,” said Andrew Chesnut, head of the Catholic studies program at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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USA: Putin Ally To Americans: Vote Trump Or Face Nuclear War

USA: Putin Ally To Americans: Vote Trump Or Face Nuclear War

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant veteran lawmaker known for fiery rhetoric, says Trump is the only person able to de-escalate Moscow, Washington tensions.

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