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Police and protesters clash in Belarus after the presidential election

In a country where crackdown on dissent is routine, clashes between Belarusian police and protesters broke out on Sunday evening in the capital Minsk and in the city of Brest because of dissatisfaction with the authoritarian rule of the country’s long-time leader, who recently launched a aspired to sixth term, increased. In the vote on Sunday in the ex-Soviet nation, …

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Democratic women leaders call for sexist coverage of female vice presidential candidates

In an open letter to top newspaper and network managers, the group said newsrooms shouldn’t just be note problematic stereotypes of women considered for the position but “actively working to be anti-racist and anti-sexist in your reporting”. The letter was signed by around a dozen women, including leaders of the National Women’s Rights Center, Planned Parenthood, TimesUp, Supermajority, and others. …

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Lukashenko wants to win landslide in presidential elections in Belarus | news

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko faces an overwhelming victory in a presidential election, an official poll said after a political freshman presented a historic challenge to the strong man’s leader. The initial election for state television on Sunday gave Lukashenko 79.7 percent of the vote, while his main opponent Svetlana Tikhanovskaya came second with 6.8 percent. The official results were expected …

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Belarus’s main opposition candidate is hiding on the eve of the decisive presidential election

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya’s campaign said she fled her home for security reasons after police arrested several senior executives. Critics called this an attempt to intimidate the opposition before the decisive vote. Tikhanovskaya previously said in interviews that she had to send her children abroad after receiving threats that they would be sent to an orphanage. “She will not spend the night …

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Donald Trump suggests delaying the 2020 U.S. presidential election

Image rights Reuters Donald Trump has called for the postponement of the November presidential election, saying that increased postal voting could lead to fraud and inaccurate results. He proposed a delay until people can vote “correctly, safely and securely”. There is little evidence to support Mr. Trump’s claims, but he has long resisted mail-in polls that he said are prone …

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Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jim Ryun, the “Master of the Mile” and former representative of Kansas

President Trump Friday awarded Jim Ryun, a three-time Olympic champion and former GOP congressman from Kansas, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and called him a “legendary runner” and “true American patriot”. “He is a giant of American athletics and a committed official and a man of charity, generosity and faith,” said Trump in a ceremony at the White House where …

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West have reportedly had “very little communication” since his presidential assembly

Things don’t look good for the marriage of Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West. Apparently the couple has been out of touch since the South Carolina rapper flew to his headline-grabbing presidential rally. While Keep up with the Kardashians Star tried to reach him. West continues to dodge her calls, believing that she is trying to take him to a …

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