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Venezuela: opposition push for speedier recall referendum

In Venezuela, further protests have been held against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule, though far smaller than the huge opposition march seen earlier this month.

In Venezuela, further protests have been held against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule, though far smaller than the huge opposition march seen earlier this month.

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Brazilian senate due to vote on Dilma Rousseff impeachment

The Brazilian senate is due to vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. If senators vote in favour, Dilma Rousseff will be suspended

The Brazilian senate is due to vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. If senators vote in favour, Dilma Rousseff will be suspended

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Erdogan warns Turkey's top courts over freed journalists

Turkey’s president warned the country’s top court that it’s survival would be up for debate if it repeated rulings that were against the country

Turkey’s president warned the country’s top court that it’s survival would be up for debate if it repeated rulings that were against the country

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Changes to Poland's highest court ruled 'unconstitutional'

Polish judges have ruled against the country’s government and declared that changes to the functioning and make-up of Poland’s Constitutional court

Polish judges have ruled against the country’s government and declared that changes to the functioning and make-up of Poland’s Constitutional court

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Algeria enacts reforms and gives Berber language official status

The Algerian government has passed a reform package including granting the Berber language official status and re-instating the two-term limit for

The Algerian government has passed a reform package including granting the Berber language official status and re-instating the two-term limit for

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EU to discuss Polish media laws

Poland’s new conservative government faces further scrutiny on Wednesday as the European Commission debates new laws seen as reining in the country’s

Poland’s new conservative government faces further scrutiny on Wednesday as the European Commission debates new laws seen as reining in the country’s

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Is Turkey set for constitutional reform?

Turkey’s ruling AK party and the main opposition CHP have agreed to restart efforts at constitutional reform. A similar cross-party initiative

Turkey’s ruling AK party and the main opposition CHP have agreed to restart efforts at constitutional reform. A similar cross-party initiative

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Spain must take constitutional reform by the horns

The Spanish constitution is now in its 38th year, the 6th Dec. anniversary coinciding with campaigning for the general elections on the 20th. Spain

The Spanish constitution is now in its 38th year, the 6th Dec. anniversary coinciding with campaigning for the general elections on the 20th. Spain

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Voters in Central African Republic decide on new constitution

Voters in the the Central African Republic have cast their ballots in a constitutional referendum considered crucial to restoring peace in the

Voters in the the Central African Republic have cast their ballots in a constitutional referendum considered crucial to restoring peace in the

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Armenia votes to give presidential powers to PM

Armenia has voted in favour of giving more powers to the prime minister and parliament at the expense of the president. The result was announced

Armenia has voted in favour of giving more powers to the prime minister and parliament at the expense of the president. The result was announced

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Nepal adopts historic constitution

Nepal has adopted its first democratic constitution, a historic step which creates a secular, federal system following a campaign to create a modern

Nepal has adopted its first democratic constitution, a historic step which creates a secular, federal system following a campaign to create a modern

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Nepal set to declare LGBT-friendly constitution

Nepal’s constitution is set to be formally declared by President Ram Baran Yadav at a ceremony on Sunday (September 20). The new charter, which was

Nepal’s constitution is set to be formally declared by President Ram Baran Yadav at a ceremony on Sunday (September 20). The new charter, which was

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Thailand draft constitution rejected, elections further delayed

A reform council appointed by Thailand's military rulers after last year's coup rejected a controversial draft constitution on Sunday (Sept. 6), further delaying elections and extending the junta's ru

A reform council appointed by Thailand's military rulers after last year's coup rejected a controversial draft constitution on Sunday (Sept. 6), further delaying elections and extending the junta's ru

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Indigenous communities lead anti-government protests in Ecuador

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Ecuador to protest the President’s moves to seek a fourth term. Indigenous demonstrators blocked roads in

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Ecuador to protest the President’s moves to seek a fourth term. Indigenous demonstrators blocked roads in

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Ukraine unveils draft changes to Constitution

After more than a year of separatist tensions tearing Ukraine apart the country’s president has revealed draft amendments to the constitution which

After more than a year of separatist tensions tearing Ukraine apart the country’s president has revealed draft amendments to the constitution which

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ECB bond-buying is legal rules EU's top court

A European Central Bank bond-buying plan crafted at the height of the euro zone crisis is in line with European law, according to the European Court

A European Central Bank bond-buying plan crafted at the height of the euro zone crisis is in line with European law, according to the European Court

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Chile's president vows to re-write constitution and tackle corruption

Chile's president has vowed to rewrite the constitution and tackle corruption in an attempt to draw the line under recent scandals which have blighted the government.

Chile's president has vowed to rewrite the constitution and tackle corruption in an attempt to draw the line under recent scandals which have blighted the government.

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Ukrainian president lifts objections to referendum on state structure

The Ukrainian President says he is ready to hold a referendum on the future structure of the state, apparently lifting earlier objections. But Petro

The Ukrainian President says he is ready to hold a referendum on the future structure of the state, apparently lifting earlier objections. But Petro

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All you need to know about the Burkina Faso crisis

Burkina Faso was plunged into crisis in late October 2014 when tensions over the future of President Blaise Compaore boiled over, with protesters

Burkina Faso was plunged into crisis in late October 2014 when tensions over the future of President Blaise Compaore boiled over, with protesters