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Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread
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Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread

6 hours ago 12,945 Views 14 Comments

Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir faces an up hill battle to continue in Government.

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election
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Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election

Sep 17th 2021, 9:51 AM 18,684 Views 11 Comments

His allies denounced the move as an “act of political censorship”.

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?
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Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

Sep 10th 2021, 9:27 AM 128,615 Views 223 Comments

A lot has changed since February 2020.

French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections
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French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections

Jun 27th 2021, 11:10 AM 8,246 Views 2 Comments

Results are expected after the last polls close at 8pm.

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July
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It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July

Jun 16th 2021, 1:19 PM 20,745 Views 21 Comments

The by-election will fill the seat vacated by former minister Eoghan Murphy.

War-ravaged Syria is heading to the polls with Assad set to extend his grip on power
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War-ravaged Syria is heading to the polls with Assad set to extend his grip on power

May 26th 2021, 7:21 AM 10,398 Views 17 Comments

In the last multi-candidate poll in 2014, Bashar al-Assad took 88% of the vote.

Early results indicate win for right-wing party in Madrid election
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Early results indicate win for right-wing party in Madrid election

May 4th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,931 Views 23 Comments

The party’s leader in the capital has opposed hospitality closures during Covid-19.

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway
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Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway

Apr 5th 2021, 8:45 AM 7,863 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case.

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but majority still uncertain
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Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but majority still uncertain

Mar 24th 2021, 7:06 AM 7,244 Views 6 Comments

Netanyahu described yesterday’s projected results as a “huge win for the right” and his Likud party.

Dutch PM Mark Rutte savours ‘overwhelming vote of confidence’ in poll
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Dutch PM Mark Rutte savours ‘overwhelming vote of confidence’ in poll

Mar 18th 2021, 10:53 AM 10,649 Views 3 Comments

It was the fourth consecutive poll win for his conservative party and he will now move to form a new coalition.

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?
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Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 38,156 Views 88 Comments

Larry Donnelly analyses the new US President’s first few weeks in action.

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
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Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

Jan 26th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,639 Views 9 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote
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Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote

Jan 25th 2021, 7:29 AM 15,403 Views 8 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was reelected yesterday, amid a turnout higher than expected.

Portugal chooses president amid surge in virus cases
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Portugal chooses president amid surge in virus cases

Jan 24th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,430 Views 11 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is regarded as the clear front-runner among seven candidates.

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election
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Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election

Jan 19th 2021, 4:29 PM 10,444 Views 6 Comments

Politician and former musician Bobi Wine lost Uganda’s presidential election but his party won at least 56 seats.

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
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EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

Jan 16th 2021, 6:59 PM 16,511 Views 82 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid
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Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 7:12 PM 38,396 Views 61 Comments

Mitch McConnell said “the Electoral College has spoken”.

Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback
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Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback

Dec 7th 2020, 6:36 PM 14,676 Views 6 Comments

The PNL party came in second in its election, with 25.5% of the vote compared to 30% for the Social Democrats Party.

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud
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Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud

Nov 14th 2020, 4:10 PM 50,742 Views 103 Comments

Trump yesterday broke his silence after a week without on-camera comments.

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election
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'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election

Nov 8th 2020, 10:05 AM 27,108 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin offered his congratulations to Biden following his win.

US Election: Here are the main points to know today
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US Election: Here are the main points to know today

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 86,201 Views 47 Comments

A winner has been declared at last.

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?
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Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?

Nov 4th 2020, 8:11 AM 46,214 Views 54 Comments

The overall result of the US election is still unclear.

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
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Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Nov 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 79,860 Views 170 Comments

It’s just two days until election day.

Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday
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Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday

Oct 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 21,311 Views 5 Comments

It’s not just the presidency that’s to be decided.

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election
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Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Oct 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,665 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win
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Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

Oct 18th 2020, 7:25 AM 26,230 Views 53 Comments

The New Zealand Prime Minister won a second term in office in a landslide.

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand
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Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 100,218 Views 133 Comments

No leader has achieved an outright majority since New Zealand adopted a proportional voting system in 1996.

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
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Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

Oct 9th 2020, 8:35 AM 40,623 Views 20 Comments

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning
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Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning

Sep 13th 2020, 1:46 PM 17,097 Views 13 Comments

The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
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'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Aug 31st 2020, 9:20 PM 20,239 Views 93 Comments

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

Trump brands protesters ‘thugs’ at New Hampshire rally
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Trump brands protesters ‘thugs’ at New Hampshire rally

Aug 29th 2020, 11:23 AM 36,357 Views 118 Comments

The US president claims he is the only thing standing between ‘democracy and the mob’, and said ‘no-one is safe’ in an America under Joe Biden.

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination
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Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination

Aug 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 17,323 Views 67 Comments

The US president spoke for 70 minutes at an event held at the White House.

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand
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Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand

Aug 17th 2020, 7:08 AM 21,535 Views 36 Comments

The New Zealand prime minister has put the election back to October.

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'
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700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 11:49 AM 15,218 Views 12 Comments

More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns
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New Zealand could delay election after virus returns

Aug 12th 2020, 8:12 AM 26,010 Views 73 Comments

A three-day stay-at-home order for Auckland — a city of 1.5 million people — went into force today.

Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election
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Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election

Aug 9th 2020, 7:10 PM 28,915 Views 42 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has ruled the ex-Soviet country since 1994, making him Europe’s longest serving leader.

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
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'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,451 Views 53 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
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Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,908 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election
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Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election

Jun 22nd 2020, 9:14 AM 37,321 Views 120 Comments

Members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party are currently voting on whether or not to back the programme for government.

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees
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Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees

Jun 16th 2020, 12:53 PM 5,950 Views 0 Comments

There have been concerns that legislation could not be passed without a full complement of senators in place.

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