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India's Modi seeks to cement power as key state votes

Samastipur - India's poorest state, Bihar, began voting Monday in a high-stakes election that premier Narendra Modi hopes will help his government push through a faltering reform drive.

India PM's reform push faces crunch test in Bihar vote

Patna - Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a crucial test on Monday when Bihar, one of India's largest and poorest states, begins voting in polls that could have major consequences for his troubled reform drive.

What Manny Pacquiao intends to do if elected senator

While Manny Pacquiao has yet to disclose his overall legislative agenda pending the filing of his Certificate of Candidacy for senator, he has mentioned some of the priority bills he will push once elected to the Philippine senate.

I can be leader even if not Myanmar president: Suu Kyi

New Delhi - Aung San Suu Kyi intends to lead a new Myanmar government if her party wins historic polls despite being barred from the presidency, she says in an interview to be broadcast Wednesday.

Philippine dictator's son says father's legacy will help poll bid

Manila - The son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday his father's legacy would help rather than hamper his own bid for the vice presidency.

Op-Ed: Justin Trudeau engaged the crowd in Brampton ON pre-election 2015

Brampton - On October 4th, 2015, Justin Trudeau engaged a huge crowd at the Brampton, Ont. rally where he offered hope for Real Change and a better future for Canadians. Working together is vital where opportunities and growth will secure a prosperous Canada.

Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine Senate

General Santos - Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said Monday he plans to run for a post in the influential Philippine Senate despite a lacklustre stint as a congressman.

Cloudy future for Portugal's conservatives despite election win

Lisbon - Portugal's centre-right leader Pedro Passos Coelho on Monday savoured an election victory that came despite four difficult years of austerity and many predictions of defeat, but he faces turbulence in the months ahead, commentators said.

'Invincible! Invincible!': Catalan separatists celebrate poll win

Barcelona - Catalan separatists danced as speakers blasted "Invincible! Invincible!" after pro-independence groups won a regional election framed as a referendum on independence from Spain."I can't believe it, my heart is racing!

Uganda opposition coalition collapses, as joint presidential bid fails

Kanpala - Uganda's opposition coalition said Thursday it had failed to agree a joint presidential candidate to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni.

Podemos backs 'urgent' consultation in Catalonia on ties to Spain

Madrid - Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos said Monday it is "urgent" to consult Catalonia on what relationship it wants to have with the rest of Spain, just days ahead of an election in the wealthy region framed as an indirect vote on independence.

Vote for Erdogan party a ballot for 'return of peace': Turkey PM

Istanbul - Turkey's prime minister urged voters Monday to back the ruling party in November polls "so that peace returns to Turkey", where the army is engaged in a bloody battle with Kurdish militants.

Catalan separatists top new voting polls

Madrid - Pro-independence parties vowing to break Catalonia away from Spain if they win a regional election are set to secure a majority of seats in the vote, polls indicated Monday.

No Muslim should be U.S. president: Carson

Washington - Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson said no Muslim should be president of the United States, adding a new twist to a controversy roiling the party's White House nominating race.

Main DR Congo opposition party walks out of talks

Kinshasa - The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition says it has broken off talks with President Joseph Kabila ahead of elections.

Mulcair addresses packed house in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair spoke to a packed room in Edmonton on September 10, his first in-person appearance there since the campaign for the federal election began.

Singapore votes in its most-hotly contested election

Singapore - Singaporeans voted Friday in the most hotly contested election in the country's history after massive turnouts at opposition rallies boosted chances that a two-party system will emerge from half a century of domination by the ruling party.

Singapore votes as opposition seeks end of one-party dominance

Singapore - Singaporeans will cast their votes Friday in a snap parliamentary election after a heated campaign that boosted opposition hopes of further eroding half a century of dominance by the ruling party.

Huge rallies boost opposition hopes in Singapore polls

Singapore - Singaporeans vote in snap elections Friday that the opposition hopes will dramatically boost its presence in parliament and challenge half a century of ruling party domination, after huge crowds attended its campaign rallies.

Belarus opposition leader detained on return from exile

Minsk - A prominent opposition leader who ran against authoritarian Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko in a 2010 poll was briefly detained Tuesday on returning from self-imposed exile.

Campaigning begins for historic Myanmar elections

Yangon - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on the international community on Tuesday to help ensure November polls bring "genuine political and governmental change" as campaigning officially kicked-off in the former junta-run country.

Thousands of Clinton emails released, scores retroactively classified

Washington - The US State Department released over 4,000 more of the emails former secretary of state Hillary Clinton kept on a private server and revealed that some 150 others have been retroactively classified.

Greece's leader resigns, calls for new elections next month

Athens - Leftist prime minister Alexis Tsipras resigned Thursday and called for new elections he hopes will bolster his support and ratify his decision to accept tougher austerity to keep Greece in the shared European currency.

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police on election eve

Colombo - Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police on Sunday in stepped up security on the eve of a general election after the campaign was hit by sporadic violence that claimed four lives.Police Inspector General N.K.

Op-Ed: Bernie Sanders' brother stood in recent UK election

Oxford - There's a buzz in the U.S. around the campaign by Bernie Sanders to snatch the Democratic Party nomination from Hilary Clinton. But how many people knew his brother also runs for public office?

Sri Lanka's Rajapakse issues challenge to president

Colombo - Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse openly challenged his successor Friday, demanding he respect the "will of the people", after the country's new leader vetoed his ambitions to become prime minister.

'Neocons' re-emerge amid U.S. election race

Washington - Once thought dead and buried on the battlefields of Iraq, a muscular and militaristic "neoconservative" approach to US foreign policy is making a comeback.

Russia bars anti-Kremlin coalition from upcoming polls

Moscow - A Russian opposition coalition co-led by leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has had nearly all its candidates barred from September regional and local elections, a representative told AFP on Monday.

Haiti heads towards election day, but few seem to care

Port-au-prince - After nearly four years of delays, legislative elections will take place Sunday in Haiti, but voters hardly seem to care.Portraits of candidates and posters in their party colors have finally invaded the public space.

Sri Lanka police seek help to track rally gunmen

Colombo - Sri Lankan police appealed for information Saturday to track down four gunmen who opened fire at a ruling party rally in the capital, killing a woman and wounding 12 other people.
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Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton.
Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton.
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The 10 highest-polling candidates for the GOP nomination. The debate, took place in Cleveland, Ohio, and was aired on Fox News on August 6, 2015.
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A woman sits in a polling room in Baghdad, waiting for voters.
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A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi, the former interim prime minister, takes centre stage.
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Counting the voting ballots in Birmingham, UK
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Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton with wife Catherine.
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