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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…

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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.

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Brexit turmoil takes toll on main parties as leadership race ignites

“One of the reasons why we should keep our options open is: yes, the referendum express the will of the people, but the will of the people is entitled to change.

“One of the reasons why we should keep our options open is: yes, the referendum express the will of the people, but the will of the people is entitled to change.

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'I can't live without EU'

Ten of thousands of people showed their support for the European Union in London on Saturday (July 2).

Ten of thousands of people showed their support for the European Union in London on Saturday (July 2).

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From London, with love: tens of thousands rally against Brexit vote

Tens of thousands of Britons marched across the capital on Saturday (July 2), in protest against their nation’s vote to leave the European Union.

Tens of thousands of Britons marched across the capital on Saturday (July 2), in protest against their nation’s vote to leave the European Union.

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State of the Union: 'Anarchy in the UK'

The State of the Union is euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories making headlines across Europe over the past 7 days.

The State of the Union is euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories making headlines across Europe over the past 7 days.

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UK: who are the Famous Five candidates for PM?

The race is officially underway to choose the new leader of the UK's governing Conservative Party - and the country's next Prime Minister.

The race is officially underway to choose the new leader of the UK's governing Conservative Party - and the country's next Prime Minister.