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Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round

Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round

Czech election: Milos Zeman leads in first round 13 January 2018 Related Topics Europe migrant crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption Milos Zeman remains popular in rural areas Czech President Milos Zeman has taken an early lead as votes are counted in the...
Trump: I could beat Oprah in election

Trump: I could beat Oprah in election

Donald Trump has said he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential election after fans called for her to run. The US President also said he does not think the actress and talk show host will run. He said “Oprah would be a lot of fun.” The US leader said...
Putin critic barred from Russian election

Putin critic barred from Russian election

Vladimir Putin’s biggest political opponent Alexei Navalny has been formally blocked from running against the Russian President in next year’s presidential election. Russia’s central election commission said he had been ruled out because he was subject to a...
Catalonia election hasn't eased the divides

Catalonia election hasn't eased the divides

Over 600 miles from home, Carles Puigdemont called the election for his party and independence, celebrating a success while still in self-imposed exile in Belgium. But even here supporters gathered to hear their leader speak. This was, he said, an absolute win for his...
Catalan families 'broken' as bitter election begins

Catalan families 'broken' as bitter election begins

Catalans are set to vote in a parliamentary election that will test the strength of feeling about independence. It may be a political battle but the issue has left a deep emotional scar on what was already a divided region. Friends and colleagues admit they have...
Tight fight as Catalan election draws to an end

Tight fight as Catalan election draws to an end

Tuesday was the last day of campaigning in the Catalan election, a referendum on independence in all but name, and the signs are it’ll be a tight fight to the finish for separatist and unity parties. The most recent polls predict an inconclusive result on...
Catalans in tight race as election looms

Catalans in tight race as election looms

19 December 2017 Related Topics Catalonia independence vote 2017 Image copyright EPA Image caption An ERC rally: the yellow ribbon is a symbol of Catalan independence Political rivals in Catalonia are wooing voters on the last day of campaigning before...
Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment

Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment

Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment 10 December 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Nasralla, 64, is leading a left-wing coalition Opposition parties in Honduras have formally demanded the annulment of last month’s presidential election. It...
Russia election: Putin to run again for president

Russia election: Putin to run again for president

Russia election: Putin to run again for president 6 December 2017 Image copyright EPA Image caption Vladimir Putin had hinted that he might stand during a youth event earlier in the day Russia’s Vladimir Putin has said he will seek another term as president in...
Honduras police revolt amid tension over election

Honduras police revolt amid tension over election

Honduras police revolt amid tension over election 5 December 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright EPA Image caption Masked police officers said they would not confront protesters Hundreds of members of the Honduran riot police force...
Nepal election: First poll since civil war ended

Nepal election: First poll since civil war ended

Nepal election: First poll since civil war ended 26 November 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP People in Nepal are voting in a general election, the country’s first since a civil war ended and the monarchy was abolished. More than 15 million...
Trump confronts Putin again over election claims

Trump confronts Putin again over election claims

Donald Trump says he again asked Vladimir Putin if he interfered in the US election and the Russian leader reassured him “he absolutely did not meddle”. “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it,” President Trump told reporters...
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