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Spain's political parties consider coalition, but not with Rajoy

Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party may have won the most seats in Spain’s second general election in a little over six months, but it still falls short of the 176 needed for an outright…

Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party may have won the most seats in Spain’s second general election in a little over six months, but it still falls short of the 176 needed for an outright…

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Spanish go to polls again but similar inconclusive result expected on Sunday

For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n

For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n

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Spain's future unclear as Rajoy loses majority

The political duopoly that has ruled Spain for decades has been broken as new parties split the vote in the country’s general election. Although

The political duopoly that has ruled Spain for decades has been broken as new parties split the vote in the country’s general election. Although

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Beata Szydlo confirmed as Poland's new prime minister

Poland’s new prime minister has been officially confirmed as Beata Szydlo from the right-wing Law and Justice party. In last month’s election the

Poland’s new prime minister has been officially confirmed as Beata Szydlo from the right-wing Law and Justice party. In last month’s election the

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Turkish election victory promises major challenges for Davutoğlu

A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central

A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central

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Turkey: will peace talks follow poll?

The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the

The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the

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Voter apathy and low turnout mar Egypt election run-off

Egyptians voted on Tuesday in run-off elections after no clear winner emerged in the first round. Voter apathy and low turnout marked round one of

Egyptians voted on Tuesday in run-off elections after no clear winner emerged in the first round. Voter apathy and low turnout marked round one of

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Poland's eurosceptic Law and Justice party wins election

Poland’s opposition conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) has claimed a stunning victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election winning enough seats

Poland’s opposition conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) has claimed a stunning victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election winning enough seats

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[As it happened] Polish elections: Eurosceptics claim victory

Poland’s eurosceptic opposition claimed victory on Sunday (October 25) in a watershed election that risks putting the country at odds with its

Poland’s eurosceptic opposition claimed victory on Sunday (October 25) in a watershed election that risks putting the country at odds with its

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Portugal's Socialist leader Costa promises alternative to austerity

Antonio Costa is more popular than the Socialist party that he leads. He goes into these elections enjoying the appreciation of Lisbon residents; he

Antonio Costa is more popular than the Socialist party that he leads. He goes into these elections enjoying the appreciation of Lisbon residents; he

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Sri Lanka's voters invited to turn page on fractious past

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In

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Ex-president seeks comeback in Sri Lankan general election

Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda

Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda

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Haiti: angry scenes as voters go to the polls

There have been angry scenes in Haiti as the country goes to the polls for legislative elections that have been repeatedly delayed since 2011. Police

There have been angry scenes in Haiti as the country goes to the polls for legislative elections that have been repeatedly delayed since 2011. Police

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Haitians vote in long-delayed parliamentary elections

After an almost four year delay, Haitians are set to vote on Sunday in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in a test of stability for

After an almost four year delay, Haitians are set to vote on Sunday in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in a test of stability for

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Does Ahmadinejad plan a shock return to frontline politics?

As Tehran’s political maneuverings begin in earnest ahead of February’s parliamentary elections. A group of ex-cabinet ministers and allies of former

As Tehran’s political maneuverings begin in earnest ahead of February’s parliamentary elections. A group of ex-cabinet ministers and allies of former

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Denmark votes in a too close to call election

Danes are voting in an election that polls suggest is too close to call. Less than one percent separates the ruling centre-left bloc, led by Helle

Danes are voting in an election that polls suggest is too close to call. Less than one percent separates the ruling centre-left bloc, led by Helle

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Denmark votes in elections too close to call

Danes are heading to the polls on Thursday in an election expected to go down to the wire. Ever since declaring elections last month, Prime Minister

Danes are heading to the polls on Thursday in an election expected to go down to the wire. Ever since declaring elections last month, Prime Minister

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What you need to know about the Danish legislative elections

On May 27, Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt called for a general election to be held on June 18. On that day, citizens from Denmark

On May 27, Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt called for a general election to be held on June 18. On that day, citizens from Denmark

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AKP loses its majority as Kurdish party enter Turkish Parliament

Turkey’s AKP party suffered a tough night at the hands of the electorate as it lost its overall majority in the parliamentary elections. The ruling

Turkey’s AKP party suffered a tough night at the hands of the electorate as it lost its overall majority in the parliamentary elections. The ruling

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Delivering the 'Conservative dream': David Cameron explored

He’s well-known for waving and likes to give the ‘thumbs up’. Looking for the ‘alternative vote’, the Conservative Party’s top man is campaigning on

He’s well-known for waving and likes to give the ‘thumbs up’. Looking for the ‘alternative vote’, the Conservative Party’s top man is campaigning on

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Finland's new PM appeals for unity after ruling party overthrown

Finland’s parliamentary elections have now been decided. with Centre leader Juha Sipilä‘s party taking 49 seats from a total of 200. He’s pledged to

Finland’s parliamentary elections have now been decided. with Centre leader Juha Sipilä‘s party taking 49 seats from a total of 200. He’s pledged to

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Opposition leader Juha Sipila wins elections in Finland

There is a changing of the guard in Finland. The opposition Centre Party led by millionaire businessman Juha Sipila is the winner of parliamentary

There is a changing of the guard in Finland. The opposition Centre Party led by millionaire businessman Juha Sipila is the winner of parliamentary

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UK leaders on the campaign trail

British Prime Minister David Cameron visited a Sikh temple in southeast England to take part in spring festival celebrations – and try to win some

British Prime Minister David Cameron visited a Sikh temple in southeast England to take part in spring festival celebrations – and try to win some

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The BAME game in Britain's general election

Standing up to be counted The acronym BAME : Black, Asian minority ethnic, may be relatively new but this community’s growing numbers have changed

Standing up to be counted The acronym BAME : Black, Asian minority ethnic, may be relatively new but this community’s growing numbers have changed