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India’s ruling party aware it must tackle problems after state poll setbacks

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party officials are gathering on Thursday for talks on a general election due by May, with their deliberations overshadowed by the party’s defeat at the polls in three heartland rural states. FILE PHOTO: A supporter holds up a cut-out of a lotus, the election symbol of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata ...

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Peruvians back anti-corruption reforms in referendum: exit poll

Lima (Reuters) – Peruvians showed strong support in a referendum on Sunday for political and judicial reforms introduced by the new President Martin Vizcarra to target corruption in one of Latin America’s most promising economies, according to an exit poll. Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra votes during a referendum on judicial and political reforms in Lima, Peru December 9, 2018. Peruvian ...

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Australian voters shun conservative government in widely watched poll

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative government is on course for a landslide election defeat, a widely watched survey showed on Monday, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison struggles to win favor with voters less than six months out from a national poll. FILE PHOTO: The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a news conference in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018. ...

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Spain’s Socialists hold lead in poll, far right Vox rises

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s governing Socialists (PSOE) would win 31.2 percent of the vote if an election were held today, an official poll showed on Wednesday, only slightly below the previous poll published in October, while far-right Vox saw support jump. Vox, which clinched a surprise 12 seats in the regional Andalusia election on Sunday, would win 2.5 percent of ...

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Fresh election would not break Swedish political deadlock: poll

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedes would deliver another hung parliament if an election were held today, a poll showed on Tuesday, heaping pressure on mainstream parties to break the deadlock that has left the country without a government for nearly two months. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Riksdag, Sweden’s Parliament, in Stockholm, Sweden, May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo ...

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Bangladesh PM to have unprecedented talks with opposition before poll

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will sit down to unprecedented talks with the opposition on Thursday to discuss installing a caretaker government ahead of December’s election, a key demand of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party. FILE PHOTO: Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina speaks during an interview at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan, New York, U.S. September 25, ...

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Jair Bolsonaro: Far-right candidate wins Brazil poll

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jair Bolsonaro said he was confident of victory when he cast his ballot Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won a sweeping victory in Brazil’s presidential election. With nearly 95% of the vote counted, Mr Bolsonaro has 56% of the votes against 44% for Fernando Haddad from the left-wing Workers Party. Mr Bolsonaro campaigned on a ...

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Thailand’s biggest political party selects new leaders ahead of poll

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Hundreds of politicians from Thailand’s Puea Thai Party met on Sunday at the party’s headquarter in Bangkok to select new leadership ahead of a general election expected to take place next year. Political activities in Thailand were banned by the junta after the military ousted a Puea Thai-led government under former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in May ...

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