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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…

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Venezuela appoints drug-tainted general as interior minister

President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.

President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.

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Venezuela steps closer to voting on ousting Maduro from power

Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

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Anti-Maduro protesters in Venezuela march to demand referendum

Thousands of opposition protesters in Venezuela have marched to demand a referendum which would oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.

Thousands of opposition protesters in Venezuela have marched to demand a referendum which would oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.

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Hungarian quota campaign darkens the image of migrants

Hungary’s government has launched its “information campaign” ahead of the country’s upcoming referendum on refugees.

Hungary’s government has launched its “information campaign” ahead of the country’s upcoming referendum on refugees.

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UK finance minister wants post Brexit business tax cut

Finance minister George Osborne plans to cut UK business tax to less than 15 percent to try to cushion the effects of Brexit.

Finance minister George Osborne plans to cut UK business tax to less than 15 percent to try to cushion the effects of Brexit.