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Erdogan's party is a leader in key local polls | news

Istanbul, Turkey – Partial results show that Turkey's governing Justice and Development (AK) party has taken the lead in Sunday's local elections, which are considered a test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. With 44.2 percent of the votes cast at 20:00 (GMT 17:00 GMT), an alliance of the AK party nationwide received 52.3 percent of the vote, the state Anadolu …

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Elections in Estonia: Polls indicate a strong vote

Copyright Reuters Caption Officials hope a poor campaign will not affect voter turnout The Estonians vote in elections in which the ruling Center Party opposes the Liberal Reform Party and a strong populist challenge. Prime Minister Yuri Ratas of the Center Party is currently leading a four-part coalition with Estonia. Polls indicate a stringent vote, with the reform recently reaching …

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Election in Nigeria 2019: Millions vote between polls and Boko Haram attacks

Tens of thousands of Nigerians went to a poll on Saturday, a week after a last-minute delay in the elections. Africa's most populous nation is struggling with challenges such as a stumbling economy and a continued Islamist uprising by Boko Haram fighters. Immediately before the elections, one soldier was killed and another 20 injured when Boko Haram fighters launched attacks …

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Voters go to the polls after 1 week delay: NPR

Officials count votes in a polling station in southern Nigeria in the country's elections, which came a week later than expected. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP / Getty Images Officials count votes in a polling station in southern Nigeria during the elections, which came a week later than expected. YASUYOSHI …

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Election campaign in Israel: polls, rumors and upheavals

Think of Robert De Niro in The Untouchables, a baseball bat in his hand talking about teamwork before brutally executing a "disloyal" deputy with a heavy blow to the head. Avi Gabbay, the head of the Labor Party, was the one who wielded the weapon at this meeting in Jerusalem. Sitting directly to his left, his target, Tzipi Livni, head …

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Elections in Bangladesh: Security in high alert before polls

Image copyright AFP / Getty Caption Sheikh Hasina has been ruling Bangladesh since 2009 as prime minister The Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina is aiming for a general election after his third term on Sunday, with more than 100 million people expected to vote. Security forces are being recruited around the country with approximately 600,000 security personnel facing election …

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Netanyahu faces important meetings during the call of Israeli polls

Image copyright Reuters Caption Mr Kahlon (R) said he did not believe the coalition could go on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with his finance minister on Sunday, which is considered a last attempt to avert early elections. The Kulanu party of Moshe Kahlon is essential to the survival of the coalition. The talks take place in the …

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Immigration concerns drove Brexit to the polls. Then the settings changed.

Karla Adam London correspondent for the United Kingdom 16. November at 17:05 LONDON – Alongside the explicit desire to "take back control of their money and their laws", there is deep concern Immigration led to the Brexit vote in 2016 – the historically courageous or spectacularly ruthless decision Choose whether Britain wants to part with the European Union. But in …

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