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United Russia halts popularity slide as Russian election looms

Euronews journalist Marina Ostrovskaya looks ahead to Russia's upcoming general election: "On Sunday Russia goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. Could the result change the political landscape

Euronews journalist Marina Ostrovskaya looks ahead to Russia's upcoming general election: "On Sunday Russia goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. Could the result change the political landscape

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Spain: election campaigns kick off as poll suggests big gains for Podemos alliance

As Spain’s general election campaigns kick off, an opinion poll on the June 26 ballot appears to show that the anti-austerity Unidos Podemos alliance will get the second-highest number of…

As Spain’s general election campaigns kick off, an opinion poll on the June 26 ballot appears to show that the anti-austerity Unidos Podemos alliance will get the second-highest number of…

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PM Robert Fico's anti-immigration party wins Slovakian election

Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the

Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the

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Slovakia: ruling party expected to lose parliamentary majority

Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.

Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.

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No clear winner expected as Ireland votes in general election

Ireland is voting in a general election today. Polls predicted a political stalemate where no clear winner will emerge and that could jeopardise the

Ireland is voting in a general election today. Polls predicted a political stalemate where no clear winner will emerge and that could jeopardise the

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Police arrest Uganda's main opposition candidate...again

Police have arrested Uganda’s main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye for the third time this week as early results from the country’s presidential

Police have arrested Uganda’s main opposition candidate Kizza Besigye for the third time this week as early results from the country’s presidential

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Albert Rivera, fresh face of Ciudadanos, influences Spanish unity

Albert Rivera is perhaps Spain’s most palatable politician for the centre-right, a newcomer to national politics. The 36-year-old lawyer and

Albert Rivera is perhaps Spain’s most palatable politician for the centre-right, a newcomer to national politics. The 36-year-old lawyer and

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Spanish election debate descends into row ahead of Sunday's poll

Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy

Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy

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New parties forecast to make gains in next week's Spanish election

With just a week to go before Spain holds a general election and the country’s main leaders held rallies to try and attract the 41 percent of voters

With just a week to go before Spain holds a general election and the country’s main leaders held rallies to try and attract the 41 percent of voters

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Spanish government poll says it will win country's election

According to a Spanish government opinion poll, the country’s governing People’s Party is set to win the most seats in this month’s general election

According to a Spanish government opinion poll, the country’s governing People’s Party is set to win the most seats in this month’s general election

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Polls close in Myanmar's landmark free election

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party is expected to make large gains, but even with a landslide, she cannot become president.

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party is expected to make large gains, but even with a landslide, she cannot become president.

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Myanmar historic vote - first open election in 25 years

Voters in Myanmar were on Sunday morning heading to the polls in the country’s first openly contested general election in 25 years. Opposition leader

Voters in Myanmar were on Sunday morning heading to the polls in the country’s first openly contested general election in 25 years. Opposition leader

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Turkish vote has profound domestic and international implications

The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish

The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish

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Turnout vital in key Turkish election for the country and region

Turkey is going to the polls in a key election for the country and the region. #TurkeyElections: Polls open in 26th general election #Turkeyvotes

Turkey is going to the polls in a key election for the country and the region. #TurkeyElections: Polls open in 26th general election #Turkeyvotes

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Turkish voters take to polls in decisive snap general election

Polling stations across Turkey are ready to receive voters for the country’s second general election of the year. The outcome will be important for

Polling stations across Turkey are ready to receive voters for the country’s second general election of the year. The outcome will be important for

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Turkey's nationalists spurn AKP before polls, eye options

Turkish nationalists have hailed Devlet Bahçeli as chief since 1997. The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader took steps from the start to

Turkish nationalists have hailed Devlet Bahçeli as chief since 1997. The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader took steps from the start to

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Interview with Didier Billion (IRIS)about Turkey's future in Europe

Give and take. After months of blocking Turkey’s negotiations to join the European Union and the growing migration crisis, German Chancellor Angela

Give and take. After months of blocking Turkey’s negotiations to join the European Union and the growing migration crisis, German Chancellor Angela

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Markets fret over Polish election winners' bank tax plan

Poland’s election result has brought a jittery reaction on the markets; the zloty and bank stocks falling slightly. The victorious Law and Justice

Poland’s election result has brought a jittery reaction on the markets; the zloty and bank stocks falling slightly. The victorious Law and Justice

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All you need to know about Poland’s parliamentary election

Poles go to the polls on Sunday – their second major vote inside six months. Poland swing to the right in May’s presidential elections, as Andrzej

Poles go to the polls on Sunday – their second major vote inside six months. Poland swing to the right in May’s presidential elections, as Andrzej

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Erdogan visits scene of Ankara twin bomb attack for first time

Turkey’s president has visited the scene of a twin bomb attack in Ankara for the first time. Recep Tayyip Erdogan laid flowers where 97 people were

Turkey’s president has visited the scene of a twin bomb attack in Ankara for the first time. Recep Tayyip Erdogan laid flowers where 97 people were

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Turkey must set its own policy to face the Syrian crisis -HDP leader

Ahead of Turkey's general elections scheduled on November 1, euronews spoke to Selahattin Demirtas, co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

Ahead of Turkey's general elections scheduled on November 1, euronews spoke to Selahattin Demirtas, co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

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Portuguese elections: when, how and what

What is happening and when? The polls open on October 4 at 9:00 local time (11am CET) and close at 7pm on the mainland (9pm CET), when exit polls

What is happening and when? The polls open on October 4 at 9:00 local time (11am CET) and close at 7pm on the mainland (9pm CET), when exit polls

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Why Greeks are voting sooner than planned

Why is debt-strapped Greece holding early elections? Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pushed lenders for better terms, failed, then conceded

Why is debt-strapped Greece holding early elections? Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pushed lenders for better terms, failed, then conceded

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Turkish election "impossible" as violence spreads

Turkey’s chances of holding an election in November are “becoming impossible” because of growing unrest, according to the head of the pro-Kurdish

Turkey’s chances of holding an election in November are “becoming impossible” because of growing unrest, according to the head of the pro-Kurdish

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Turkey heading towards new elections after coalition talks fail

Early elections for Turkey as President Erodgan favours forming an interim government of his own before the vote: Reportedly speaking to an academic

Early elections for Turkey as President Erodgan favours forming an interim government of his own before the vote: Reportedly speaking to an academic