20 July 2017
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14/05/2017 18:34

Austria heads for snap elections

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Austria's new centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz called on Sunday for snap elections, heralding the imminent collapse of the ruling coalition after months of in-fighting.

09/05/2017 11:59

Activist, lawyer, president: South Korea's Moon

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The projected winner of South Korea's presidential election is a former special forces soldier, pro-democracy activist and human rights lawyer.

09/05/2017 07:24

South Koreans vote in historic election

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South Koreans went to the polls Tuesday to choose a new president after Park Geun-Hye was ousted and indicted for corruption, against a backdrop of high tensions with the nuclear-armed North.

08/05/2017 10:48

After the presidency, parliament: Macron faces new battle

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Emmanuel Macron's ascent to French president caps a stunning rise for the political newcomer and his fledgling party but he now faces another battle to form a parliamentary majority, with his rivals already plotting revenge in June's general election.

08/05/2017 07:31

Asia markets rise on US jobs data, euro dips after Macron rally

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Asian and European markets mostly rose Monday following a Wall Street rally as dealers cheered a strong US jobs report, but the euro failed to hold on to early gains after Emmanuel Macron beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election.

08/05/2017 07:16

South Korea candidates in final push as North assails conservatives

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South Korea's presidential hopefuls made a final push for votes Monday, with the left-leaning candidate a clear favourite, as the North assailed the outgoing conservative government a day before the polls.

08/05/2017 04:38

Macron victory: The verdict of the world's media

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The world's media largely hailed the thumping victory of pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential election, but sounded a note of caution about the task ahead.

07/05/2017 19:59

Macron supporters greet win with joy, some trepidation

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Shouts of joy erupted Sunday and a sea of French flags flew in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in the heart of Paris as a giant screen flashed up Emmanuel Macron's resounding election victory.

07/05/2017 19:14

What world leaders said about Macron's victory

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French centrist Emmanuel Macron stormed to the presidency on Sunday, scoring a resounding win over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in a run-off vote.

07/05/2017 18:39

Macron elected French president

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Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France's landmark presidential election on Sunday, first estimates showed, defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a pivotal vote for the future of the divided country and Europe.

07/05/2017 18:23

Factfile on Macron's campaign pledges

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Emmanuel Macron, France's president-in-waiting after a resounding poll victory Sunday, campaigned on a platform that combined unstinting support for the EU with tax cuts for business and a pledge to maintain the country's social safety net.

07/05/2017 18:18

10 defining moments in France's rollercoaster election

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French centrist Emmanuel Macron was voted the country's next president, initial estimates showed Sunday, after a tense election campaign with multiple twists and turns.

07/05/2017 18:15

Marine Le Pen: far-right firebrand who shook up France

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Marine Le Pen suffered a crushing defeat in France's presidential election, estimates showed Sunday, but she can console herself with having transformed her far-right National Front (FN) from a pariah party into a force to be reckoned with.

07/05/2017 18:10

Emmanuel Macron: a 39-year-old political prodigy

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In his unorthodox private life and short political career, France's new president Emmanuel Macron has battled conventions and broken with traditions.

06/05/2017 12:17

Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

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Hamas's former chief in Gaza, Ismail Haniya, has been elected overall head of the Palestinian Islamist group, succeeding Khaled Meshaal, its official media announced Saturday.

05/05/2017 14:57

Le Pen heckled as brutal French campaign enters final hours

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Emmanuel Macron sought to cement his status as favourite for the French presidency Friday on the last day of campaigning before this weekend's run-off election while his far-right rival Marine Le Pen was targeted by protesters on a visit to a cathedral city.

05/05/2017 08:48

Eiffel Tower demo banner urges voters to «resist» Le Pen

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Greenpeace activists on Friday hung a giant banner saying «Liberty, Equality, Fraternity» and «#resist» from the Eiffel Tower in Paris in protest over the programme of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.

05/05/2017 04:23

Tense French presidential race wraps up ahead of Sunday vote

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France's presidential race wraps up a tense campaign Friday after frontrunner Emmanuel Macron filed a legal complaint over rumours that he has an offshore account and both candidates met a stormy reception during final rallies.

05/05/2017 04:14

Britain awaits local election results in test for PM

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Results of Britain's local elections are due on Friday in what will serve as a key indicator of Prime Minister Theresa May's chances in next month's Brexit-dominated national election.

04/05/2017 19:43

Algerians vote amid anger over economy

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Algerians voted Thursday for a new parliament amid soaring unemployment and a deep financial crisis caused by a collapse in oil revenues.

04/05/2017 16:19

Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33

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Anti-government protests raged on in Venezuela Thursday as students launched fresh marches after a day of flames and tear gas brought the death toll to 33.

25/04/2017 11:06

Khamenei urges presidential hopefuls to focus on Iran

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Tuesday on candidates for next month's presidential election not to look to other countries as examples for progress.

23/04/2017 11:06

Iran's Ahmadinejad says won't endorse other candidates

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Iran's former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that he won't endorse other candidates in next month's election, after he and his deputy...

23/04/2017 05:41

Iran elections have history of dark horses

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Election season is under way in Iran and the rumour mill is in overdrive as the public tries to divine the backroom machinations that have thrown up major surprises in the past.

18/04/2017 06:06

With Georgia race, litmus test looms for Trump

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A 30-year-old Democrat hopes to capitalize Tuesday on Donald Trump's lackluster popularity by seizing a Georgia congressional seat held by Republicans for decades, in an election seen as a litmus test of the president's first 100 days.

16/04/2017 06:07

Iran elections: top candidates

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Registration to run in Iran's election on May 19 closed on Saturday, with more than 1,600 hopefuls throwing their hats in the ring.

16/04/2017 06:05

Iran election sign-up closes with mayor's last-minute entry

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Registration for next month's Iranian presidential election closed on Saturday, with more than 1,600 hopefuls signing up, including a last-minute entry by Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf.

28/11/2016 14:56

Trump claims «serious» fraud, says millions voted illegally

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President-elect Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims of serious US voter fraud and said «millions of people» had cast their ballots illegally, offering no evidence for the assertions he put forth on Twitter.

09/11/2016 10:09

Donald Trump wins White House in stunning upset

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Donald Trump has stunned America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.

09/11/2016 06:46

Shock, despair and silence at Clinton HQ

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A stony silence cast a pall early Wednesday over what was meant to be Hillary Clinton's presidential victory party as, one by one, states turned Republican red for Donald Trump.

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