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Belarusan President Lukashenko wins sixth term in widely disputed election

“We won’t allow the country to be torn apart,” he said, according to the state-run BelTA news agency. He pledged that Belarus would not have a public uprising like the one that ousted Ukraine’s president in 2014. In Minsk, images and video posted to social media Sunday night showed heavily armored riot police using stun […]

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Once a Republican bastion, Arizona is now a battleground that could decide the election | US news

Ten years ago, Arizona enacted one of the strictest and most contentious immigration measures in the nation – the so-called “show me your papers” law – and a generation of young Latinos revolted. Hundreds of Latino activists and high school students marched through the streets of downtown Phoenix, to protest against a piece of legislation […]

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New Hampshire living rooms essential stop on the campaign trail

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) – The road to victory in New Hampshire’s critical Democratic primary on Tuesday may run through the living rooms of people like Gerri and Ron King. U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) takes a photo with a voter at a house party in Concord, New Hampshire, U.S., December 8, 2018. Picture taken December […]

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Election news: Massive number of Lords calling for Baroness apology after shock claim | UK | News

A former Liberal Democrat MP, Lady Tonge posted her claims on social media after the Tories major win last week: “The Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street. The pro-Israel lobby won our General Election by lying about Jeremy Corbyn.” But the remarks have drawn widespread criticism from former cabinet ministers, senior lawyers and […]

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Brexit Endgame: The 2019 UK Election

After nearly four years of wailing and gnashing of teeth, Britain has made up its mind. We’re leaving the EU. At 22.00 on Wednesday 12th December 2019, the BBC/Sky/ITV exit poll opened the final chapter in Britain’s Brexit saga. A crushing majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative and Unionist Party has redrawn the political map. Constituencies […]

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Newspaper headlines: Boris Johnson’s ‘Whitehall revolution’ after election win

Newspaper headlines: Boris Johnson’s ‘Whitehall revolution’ after election win By BBC News Staff Image caption Boris Johnson’s next steps after his election win feature on several of Sunday’s front pages. “PM to wield axe on cabinet” is the Sunday Times’s headline. The paper claims Mr Johnson is planning a “revolutionary” government that will see ministers […]

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Blowback from U.K. election burns Warren, Sanders

The thoroughness of Corbyn‘s thrashing revived the longstanding debate within the party over just how ambitious the Democratic agenda should be, and provided fresh ammunition for the arguments of moderates who contend that if the party backs Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren, the primary’s leading progressives, they’ll lose the Rust Belt and perhaps even elsewhere. […]

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Johnson’s won the election but he may struggle to keep the UK together

While Johnson’s Conservative Party punched huge holes in Labour’s red wall in the north of England and Wales with a dominant performance in England outside London, it fell back in Scotland — in a set of results that reverse surprising gains from 2017 and may set a constitutional time bomb ticking. Across the water in […]

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a look back on this Christmas election campaign – Channel 4 News

So this was the most unusual election campaign most of us can remember – for a start, it’s the middle of winter. Opinions have rarely been so divided – the issues at stake, from Britain’s future in Europe to the future of the United Kingdom itself – rarely so stark. And after an unprecedented campaign […]

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Algeria election: Ex-PM to replace Bouteflika after boycotted poll

Image copyright AFP Image caption Abdelmadjid Tebboune served as housing minister under Mr Bouteflika and then briefly as PM Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been elected president in a vote marred by protests. The 74-year-old succeeds Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was forced to resign in April after two decades in power. Mr Tebboune took […]

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