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Rouhani to run in Iran's election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.

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All sides call for recount in Ecuador's presidential election

In a surprise announcement the ruling Country Alliance party, which won Sunday's election, called on the National Electoral Council for an immediate vote recount.

In a surprise announcement the ruling Country Alliance party, which won Sunday's election, called on the National Electoral Council for an immediate vote recount.

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Ecuador in political turmoil

Supporters of conservative Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso clashed with police in the streets of Guayaquil on Sunday April 2, after it appeared leftist Lenin Moreno was poised to win

Supporters of conservative Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso clashed with police in the streets of Guayaquil on Sunday April 2, after it appeared leftist Lenin Moreno was poised to win

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Serbian PM expected to win presidential election

If Serbs vote with the economy in mind on Sunday Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic should have little trouble winning the presidency.

If Serbs vote with the economy in mind on Sunday Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic should have little trouble winning the presidency.

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Vucic tipped to win Serbia's presidential election

Voters will head to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election that will shape the country for the next four years.

Voters will head to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election that will shape the country for the next four years.

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French Greens embrace Socialists and start joint presidential campaign

French electors have no environmental presidential candidate to vote for for the first time since the 1960s, with the Greens' man now campaigning alongside the Socialists.

French electors have no environmental presidential candidate to vote for for the first time since the 1960s, with the Greens' man now campaigning alongside the Socialists.

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"Scandals and dirty tricks": two close Le Pen aides are arrested

French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to

French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to

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Despite cabinet confirmation delays, Trump pushes ahead with employment pledge

The confirmation of his cabinet choices may be moving at a slower pace than he’d like, but US President Donald Trump is forging ahead with his election pledge to ‘buy and hire…

The confirmation of his cabinet choices may be moving at a slower pace than he’d like, but US President Donald Trump is forging ahead with his election pledge to ‘buy and hire…

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Austria's president takes swipe at 'populist' parties.

Austria’s president took another swipe at so-called populist parties on Monday as he held talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

Austria’s president took another swipe at so-called populist parties on Monday as he held talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Protectionism and the French presidential race

Business Line looks at the French presidential candidates and their views on protectionism as Donald Trump changes the political landscape.

Business Line looks at the French presidential candidates and their views on protectionism as Donald Trump changes the political landscape.

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France: socialists choose presidential candidate in run-off

French voters are choosing the socialist candidate for this year’s presidential election in a run-off vote which pits former prime minister Manuel Valls against hard-left hopeful Benoit…

French voters are choosing the socialist candidate for this year’s presidential election in a run-off vote which pits former prime minister Manuel Valls against hard-left hopeful Benoit…

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Hamon and Valls clash over the economy in TV debate

France’s remaining two candidates for the Socialist party’s presidential nomination have clashed over the credibility of their manifestos on prime time…

France’s remaining two candidates for the Socialist party’s presidential nomination have clashed over the credibility of their manifestos on prime time…

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Crowded field jostles for position as mud flies in French presidential race

With the Socialist candidate finally chosen this weekend, can either Manuel Valls or Benoit Hamon make a difference in the packed French presidential election race?

With the Socialist candidate finally chosen this weekend, can either Manuel Valls or Benoit Hamon make a difference in the packed French presidential election race?

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EP president race enters third round

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani still leads in the race to become the next head of the European Parliament.

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani still leads in the race to become the next head of the European Parliament.

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Tajani leads in EP president race

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani currently leads in the race to become head of the European Parliament.

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani currently leads in the race to become head of the European Parliament.

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New Year, new election in France

With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.

With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.

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Moldova's Igor Dodon sworn-in as president

Moldova’s pro-Russian leader Igor Dodon has been sworn in as president during an inauguration ceremony in the capital Chisinau.

Moldova’s pro-Russian leader Igor Dodon has been sworn in as president during an inauguration ceremony in the capital Chisinau.