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Libya: Will elections finally bring healing?
Middle East

Libya: Will elections finally bring healing?

Throughout the year, national and international hopes have been pinned to the date of the Libyan national elections on December 24. However,…
Parliamentary election unlikely to change Russia’s politics
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Parliamentary election unlikely to change Russia’s politics

MOSCOW (AP) — After a few weeks of desultory campaigning but months of relentless official moves to shut down significant…
Moroccans elect new leaders in shadow of virus
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Moroccans elect new leaders in shadow of virus

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccans are choosing a new parliament and new local leaders Wednesday in elections reshaped by the…
Moroccan elections will be about math, not change
Middle East

Moroccan elections will be about math, not change

The Moroccan elections take place next Wednesday and will be the first time that newly formulated electoral rules apply, including…
Qatari elections: A PR stunt or a step toward democracy?
Middle East

Qatari elections: A PR stunt or a step toward democracy?

Qatar’s first public election of a consultative assembly is set to take place. The Arab state’s ruling Emir Sheikh Tamim…
In Canada’s pandemic election, unvaccinated candidates are knocking on doors
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In Canada’s pandemic election, unvaccinated candidates are knocking on doors

MIRAMICHI, New Brunswick, Aug 23 (Reuters) – In Canadian federal elections, it is a tradition for candidates to knock on…
Afghans convicted of crimes must leave Germany — Armin Laschet
Middle East

Afghans convicted of crimes must leave Germany — Armin Laschet

German conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet is doubling down on his stance on asylum seekers who commit crime. Laschet, who is hoping to succeed…
Iranian exiles protest, demand prosecution of president-elect
Middle East

Iranian exiles protest, demand prosecution of president-elect

BERLIN, July 10 (Reuters) – Supporters of Iran’s exiled opposition rallied in Berlin and elsewhere on Saturday to demand the…
Ethiopia PM Abiy’s party wins landslide victory in election
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Ethiopia PM Abiy’s party wins landslide victory in election

ADDIS ABABA, July 10 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party won the most seats in Ethiopia’s parliamentary election,…
As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on nuclear pact
Middle East

As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on nuclear pact

DUBAI, June 19 (Reuters) – Gulf Arab states are unlikely to be deterred from dialogue to improve ties with Iran…
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