Parliamentary elections

April 01, 2017 - 7:45 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenians are set to cast ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections since the ex-Soviet nation modified its constitution to expand powers of parliament and prime minister. Polls show the party of Armenia's president, Serzh Sargsyan, in the lead. Critics have seen...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:28 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenians are set to cast ballots in parliamentary elections, the first vote since the ex-Soviet nation modified its constitution to expand powers of parliament and prime minister. Polls show the party of President Serzh Sargsyan in the lead. Critics have seen the amendments...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:00 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenians are set to cast ballots in parliamentary elections, the first vote since the ex-Soviet nation has modified its constitution to expand powers of parliament and prime minister. Polls show the party of Armenia's president in the lead for Sunday's parliamentary...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2013 file photo German flags fly in front of the Reichstag building, host of the German Federal Parliament Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany. A top police official says a recent hacking attack on the German Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September. Holger Muench, the head of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office, didn't tell reporters Thursday, March 30, 2017 who might have been behind the most recent hacking attack. The offices of at least 10 members of Parliament were attacked last month, the German news agency dpa reported. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
March 30, 2017 - 9:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — A top German police official says a recent hacking attack on Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September. Holger Muench, the head of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office,...
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March 30, 2017 - 5:27 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have extended the state of emergency declared six months ago for an additional four months. The widely expected extension came amid reports of continued violence and anti-government activities in some restive remote areas. "We still have some anti-...
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Bulgarian Socialists' Party leader Kornelia Ninova smiles as she casts her vote in Sofia on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Bulgarians are heading to the polls for the third time in four years in a snap vote that could tilt the European Union's poorest member country closer to Russia as surveys put the GERB party neck-and-neck with the Socialist Party. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)
March 26, 2017 - 4:00 pm
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Bulgaria's election Sunday: (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The leader of Bulgaria's Socialists has conceded defeat after exit polls showed her party placing second in the parliamentary election held Sunday. Socialist Party leader Kornelia Ninova congratulated...
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Police detain a protester in downtown Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 26, 2017. Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny and his supporters aim to hold anti-corruption demonstrations throughout Russia. But authorities are denying permission and police have warned they won't be responsible for "negative consequences" or unsanctioned gatherings. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 26, 2017 - 7:06 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian protesters denouncing government corruption have gathered in cities across Russia and some have scuffled with police. The Sunday protests appear to be one of the largest coordinated outpourings of dissatisfaction since the massive 2011-12 demonstrations following a fraud-...
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Police detain a protester in downtown Moscow, Russia, Sunday, May 26, 2017. Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny and his supporters aim to hold anti-corruption demonstrations throughout Russia. But authorities are denying permission and police have warned they won't be responsible for "negative consequences" or unsanctioned gatherings. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 26, 2017 - 5:34 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian protesters denouncing government corruption have gathered in cities across Russia and arrests have been reported. The Sunday protests appear to be one of the largest coordinated outpouring of dissatisfaction since the massive 2011-12 demonstrations following a fraud-tainted...
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte gives 'high five' to children after casting his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 16, 2017 - 5:57 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the Dutch national elections (all times local): 10:55 a.m. The leader of the anti-immigrant Northern League has welcomed the results of the Dutch elections as a sign of healthy growth for populist movements. Matteo Salvini said Thursday that "good ideas...
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte shakes hands of children after casting his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 15, 2017 - 6:00 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday was moving toward a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who looked like he failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe. The Netherlands' main exit poll suggests...
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