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Hungary's Muslims fear migrant referendum

In Sunday’s referendum Hungarians will be asked whether they agree to the EU dictating how many migrants they must take in.

In Sunday’s referendum Hungarians will be asked whether they agree to the EU dictating how many migrants they must take in.

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Hungary to vote on controversial EU refugee quota

Hungary is holding the so called quota referendum on Sunday over the EU’s controversial refugee numbers policy.

Hungary is holding the so called quota referendum on Sunday over the EU’s controversial refugee numbers policy.

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Catalonia to hold independence vote next year, says regional leader

The President of Catalonia has said the Spanish region will hold a referendum on secession in 2017, whether the central government in Madrid agrees or not.

The President of Catalonia has said the Spanish region will hold a referendum on secession in 2017, whether the central government in Madrid agrees or not.

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How Hungary is out of touch over granting asylum to war-fleeing Syrians

Hungary rejects the overwhelming majority of asylum requests from war-fleeing Syrians, new figures show, putting them out-of-touch with their EU counterparts.

Hungary rejects the overwhelming majority of asylum requests from war-fleeing Syrians, new figures show, putting them out-of-touch with their EU counterparts.

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Azerbaijan votes to extend Aliyev's time in office

Officials in the Caucasus country say lengthening the president's term from five to seven years was backed by a 'vast majority' of voters.

Officials in the Caucasus country say lengthening the president's term from five to seven years was backed by a 'vast majority' of voters.

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Italy sets date for crucial referendum on Senate's future

Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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Azerbaijan referendum to extend presidential term underway

Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.

Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.

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Azeris asked to entrench Aliyev power in referendum vote

Monday sees Azeris going to a referendum vote on constitutional changes that have been criticised by the Council of Europe as posing a “serious risk to the balance of…

Monday sees Azeris going to a referendum vote on constitutional changes that have been criticised by the Council of Europe as posing a “serious risk to the balance of…

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Bosnian Serbs set to defy court ruling with national holiday referendum

Bosnian Serbs will this weekend hold a referendum on a disputed national holiday in their autonomous region – despite it being barred by the top court.

Bosnian Serbs will this weekend hold a referendum on a disputed national holiday in their autonomous region – despite it being barred by the top court.

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Venezuela: Opposition defiant despite setback in Maduro referendum push

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are keeping up the pressure for a referendum that could force him from office this year, despite electoral authorities ruling out any such vote until e

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are keeping up the pressure for a referendum that could force him from office this year, despite electoral authorities ruling out any such vote until e

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No referendum until 2017 says Venezuelan election board

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are dealt a blow as the election board decides no recall referendum will take place before the end of the year.

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are dealt a blow as the election board decides no recall referendum will take place before the end of the year.

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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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Brexit: what does the (rest of the) EU actually want?

When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.

When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.

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Hungary prepares for anti-refugee referendum

Less than one month to go before the referendum in Hungary and the streets are full with different types of billboards.

Less than one month to go before the referendum in Hungary and the streets are full with different types of billboards.

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Maduro attempts to stave off slow political death in Venezuela

In Venezuela the trial of strength between Nicolás Maduro and his enemies has lasted eight months, ever since the opposition seized a parliamentary majority for the first time in 16…

In Venezuela the trial of strength between Nicolás Maduro and his enemies has lasted eight months, ever since the opposition seized a parliamentary majority for the first time in 16…

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Protesters clash with police in Venezuela

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

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Venezuela opposition stages huge anti-Maduro rally in Caracas

Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…

Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…

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Hungary's Olympic spirit turns sour

The Olympic Games are supposed to be apolitical but in Hungary the television coverage appears to ignore that rule, and the commercial breaks have been turned into a referendum campaign against…

The Olympic Games are supposed to be apolitical but in Hungary the television coverage appears to ignore that rule, and the commercial breaks have been turned into a referendum campaign against…

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Venezuela opposition signature drive 'probably' set for October

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

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Thailand 'approves military-backed constitution'

Preliminary results from Thailand on Sunday indicate voters have said an emphatic ‘yes’ to a new military-backed constitution – a move which critics

Preliminary results from Thailand on Sunday indicate voters have said an emphatic ‘yes’ to a new military-backed constitution – a move which critics

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'Yes' or 'No': Thailand votes on junta-backed constitution

Two years after the military seized power in Thailand, voters were being asked on Sunday to approve a new constitution which critics say could extend the army’s influence well into the…

Two years after the military seized power in Thailand, voters were being asked on Sunday to approve a new constitution which critics say could extend the army’s influence well into the…