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Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit
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Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit

May 23rd 2022, 7:18 AM 7,607 Views 6 Comments

Votes are still being counted to determine whether Anthony Albanese will control a majority in Parliament.

Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election
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Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election

May 20th 2022, 9:57 AM 5,528 Views 1 Comment

Scott Morrison’s conservative government is seeking a rare fourth term in office.

Ferdinand Marcos Junior claims victory in Philippine election
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Ferdinand Marcos Junior claims victory in Philippine election

May 11th 2022, 10:11 AM 6,364 Views 3 Comments

The son of the late dictator has secured over 56% of the vote and more than double the tally of his nearest rival, liberal Leni Robredo.

Philippine dictator's son wins landslide presidential victory
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Philippine dictator's son wins landslide presidential victory

Updated May 10th 2022, 4:00 PM 43,283 Views 25 Comments

The result represents a reversal of the 1986 “People Power” pro-democracy revolt that ousted his father.

Macron vows new start for nation at second term inauguration
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Macron vows new start for nation at second term inauguration

May 7th 2022, 12:23 PM 8,285 Views 4 Comments

It marks the first time a French leader is serving a second term in 20 years.

Poll: Would you be in favour of a general election this year?
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Poll: Would you be in favour of a general election this year?

Apr 25th 2022, 9:44 AM 63,949 Views 91 Comments

Pearse Doherty said there should be a general election instead of the Taoiseach rotation due to take place later this year.

Opinion: Macron's politically divisive presidency may have engineered Le Pen's comeback
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Opinion: Macron's politically divisive presidency may have engineered Le Pen's comeback

Apr 23rd 2022, 11:35 AM 18,977 Views 26 Comments

Despite Macron’s pledge to limit the appeal of extremist parties, Le Pen is within touching distance of the Élysée, writes Dr Maura Stewart.

‘Long past the point’ for Westminster to take action on Protocol, TUV leader says
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‘Long past the point’ for Westminster to take action on Protocol, TUV leader says

Apr 23rd 2022, 8:08 AM 14,742 Views 19 Comments

“It will take more than a story to solve the Protocol issue,” Jim Allister told an election rally.

Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate
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Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 7:30 AM 38,529 Views 43 Comments

Macron was deemed the winner of the 2.5 hour debate in an opinion poll.

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls
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Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls

Apr 10th 2022, 7:13 PM 36,428 Views 42 Comments

Projections show that Macron leads far-right leader Le Pen in the first round of France’s elections by a larger than expected margin.

Poll: Would you like to see Emmanuel Macron re-elected as French president?
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Poll: Would you like to see Emmanuel Macron re-elected as French president?

Apr 9th 2022, 12:07 PM 44,635 Views 62 Comments

French voters will soon decide who will be president for the next five years.

Voters cast their ballots in Hungary election with PM Orban vying for fourth consecutive term
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Voters cast their ballots in Hungary election with PM Orban vying for fourth consecutive term

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:47 AM 10,517 Views 30 Comments

The election campaign has been dominated by Russia’s invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show

Mar 29th 2022, 10:05 PM 23,087 Views 23 Comments

Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.

Conservative 'anti-feminist' Yoon Suk-Yeol wins tight South Korean presidential race
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Conservative 'anti-feminist' Yoon Suk-Yeol wins tight South Korean presidential race

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 7:21 AM 13,291 Views 4 Comments

His victory margin was razor-thin: Yoon had 48.56% of the vote against rival Lee Jae-myung’s 47.83%

Socialist Party wins re-election in Portugal
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Socialist Party wins re-election in Portugal

Jan 31st 2022, 8:40 AM 11,693 Views 9 Comments

The country is preparing to deploy €45 billion of EU aid to help spur the economy after the Covid pandemic.

Chile elects new left-wing president over far-right candidate likened to Donald Trump
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Chile elects new left-wing president over far-right candidate likened to Donald Trump

Dec 20th 2021, 7:31 AM 14,445 Views 12 Comments

Gabriel Boric will become Chile’s youngest modern president when he takes office.

Portugal’s president calls a snap election for 30 January
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Portugal’s president calls a snap election for 30 January

Nov 5th 2021, 7:13 AM 7,017 Views 3 Comments

Portugal’s head of state made the announcement in a televised address to the nation.

Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call
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Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:23 PM 16,490 Views 17 Comments

The election is seen as the first major test of Joe Biden’s political brand.

Security tight as Iraqis vote for new parliament
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Security tight as Iraqis vote for new parliament

Oct 10th 2021, 10:04 AM 5,065 Views 1 Comment

The elections, due to be held next year, were brought forward following a popular uprising in Baghdad and southern provinces.

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition
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Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 12:56 PM 25,169 Views 2 Comments
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament
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Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament

Sep 27th 2021, 7:32 AM 13,334 Views 11 Comments

Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 percent, following the recount.

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

Sep 25th 2021, 7:37 AM 19,231 Views 16 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 18,735 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 130,822 Views 224 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 8,279 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 20,758 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 10,410 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 15,940 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 7,870 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 7,247 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 10,658 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 38,209 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 13,650 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 15,512 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 14,435 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 10,537 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 16,526 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 38,408 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 14,692 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 50,753 Views 104 Comments

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

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