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Brazilians in the south asked to vote on secession

Brazilians in the south asked to vote on secession

Brazilians in the south asked to vote on secession 8 October 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Related Topics Brazil political crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Michel Temer has faced repeated protests against his government...
Catalan vote illegal – Spain's King Felipe

Catalan vote illegal – Spain's King Felipe

Catalan vote illegal – Spain’s King Felipe 3 October 2017 From the section Europe Spain’s King Felipe VI has condemned organisers of Catalonia’s independence referendum for having put themselves “outside the law”. In a TV address to...
EU urges Madrid to avoid more force after vote

EU urges Madrid to avoid more force after vote

Top EU officials have urged Madrid’s government to avoid further “use of force” in the Catalonia crisis and to talk to separatists. It comes after an illegal independence referendum where voters in the region overwhelmingly backed splitting from...
Jared Kushner 'registered to vote as a woman'

Jared Kushner 'registered to vote as a woman'

Jared Kushner ‘registered to vote as a woman’ 27 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jared Kushner has been called the most powerful 36-year-old in the world Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner...
Ireland to hold abortion vote in 2018

Ireland to hold abortion vote in 2018

Irish abortion law: Referendum ‘to be held next year’ 26 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Recent years have seen demonstrations both for and against repealing the Eighth Amendment The Irish government says it...
Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote

Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote

Iraq’s Kurdistan region holds independence vote 25 September 2017 From the section Middle East Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKexit? Iraqi Kurdistan referendum explained – by the voters themselves Voters are heading to the polls...
Australians to vote on legalising gay marriage

Australians to vote on legalising gay marriage

Australia has launched a postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage. The non-binding and voluntary ballot of nearly 16 million people will run until November. An Ipsos/Fairfax opinion poll has suggested that 65% of eligible voters intend to take part in the...
German vote counting machines 'are hackable'

German vote counting machines 'are hackable'

Machines which will be used to count votes in the German election can potentially be hacked to manipulate the results, researchers have warned. Security issues with the devices set to be used on 24 September could mean that “public trust in the correct...
Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote 9 August 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A rally in support of same-sex marriage in Sydney earlier this week The Australian government plans to gauge support for same-sex...
Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Zuma survives no-confidence vote 8 August 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-Zuma supporters celebrate in Cape Town South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived an eighth vote of no confidence – despite the ballot...
Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim

Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim

Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim 2 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright EPA Image caption Election day was marked with violent protests Venezuela’s electoral authorities have dismissed a claim that turnout...
Venezuela vote: Turnout figure 'tampered with'

Venezuela vote: Turnout figure 'tampered with'

Venezuela vote: Turnout figure ‘tampered with’ 2 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Violent clashes erupted during the disputed vote Turnout numbers for Sunday’s controversial vote in...
Jordan MPs vote to scrap rape law loophole

Jordan MPs vote to scrap rape law loophole

Jordan MPs vote to scrap rape law loophole 1 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption Jordan is one of a declining number of Middle Eastern countries with such laws Jordanian MPs have voted to scrap a law enabling rapists to avoid...
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