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Corruption scandals muddy Mongolia's presidential vote

Ulan Bator - Mongolians pick a new president Monday after a campaign marred by corruption scandals plaguing all three candidates, from jobs for cash to offshore accounts and donations from an alleged cult.

Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort

Washington - Republican Karen Handel won a closely watched special congressional election Tuesday, salvaging a seat in the traditionally conservative Georgia where Democrats had hoped to strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.

Argentina's Kirchner launches party for Senate bid

Buenos Aires - Argentina's leftist ex-president Cristina Kirchner launched a new party Tuesday to fight in legislative elections, raising speculation she might make a dramatic return to politics despite facing corruption charges.

Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday reappointed Edouard Philippe as prime minister after the weekend's legislative run-off vote and asked him to form the next government, sources at Macron's office said.

More women, far younger: France's new MPs

Paris - The French parliament has been transformed by the overwhelming victory of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party in elections.

Le Pen is elected French MP but far-right party sapped

Paris - France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen won a seat in parliament for the first time on Sunday, but it was a bittersweet victory that masked an electoral debacle for her National Front (FN) party.

Three reforms Macron wants to push through parliament

Paris - Armed with an overwhelming majority, French President Emmanuel Macron will want to move fast to implement his pledges on cleaning up politics, making the labour market more flexible and beefing up national security.

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen wins seat in French parliament: party

Paris - Far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday won a seat in the French parliament, but her anti-EU National Front (FN) party faced disappointment, winning only four to eight seats, polls and party figures said.

'Macron-mania' prompts talk of herd mentality

Paris - The theory has been aired several times over the last week: French voters are so desperate for change and for new President Emmanuel Macron to succeed that they are blindly electing his party's candidates to parliament.

Macron marches to clear majority in French parliament

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party swept to a large majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday, although it fell short of a predicted landslide.

French mayor arrested for clash with right-winger

Paris - A 55-year-old village mayor was arrested on Saturday for allegedly attacking a prominent French right-wing parliamentary candidate while she was out campaigning.

Macron's party on course for a landslide

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron is on course for a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that will complete his overhaul of national politics as the first voters cast their ballots overseas on Saturday.

Canada: Hackers targeted country's 2015 election, may try again

Ottawa - Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency warned Friday that hackers and foreign states may try to sway its elections in 2019, after so-called hacktivists tried but failed to influence the 2015 ballot that brought Justin Trudeau's Liberals to power.

Line in the sand: French far-right MP takes on ex-bullfighter

Le Cailar - If a far-right MP loses his seat in France's legislative elections on Sunday it may be down to the bullfighting prowess of his opponent, one of dozens of non-politicians inducted into the arena by President Emmanuel Macron.

French right-winger on ropes as Macron newbies prepare for power

Paris - In the pre-Emmanuel Macron world of French politics, 44-year-old lawmaker Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet would only now be hitting her stride.But after Sunday's parliamentary election, the flamboyant right-winger could be looking for a new career.

Top French right-winger left unconscious after campaign clash

Paris - A top candidate for France's right-wing Republicans, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, was left unconscious Thursday after a clash with a protestor while out campaigning for this weekend's legislative elections in Paris.

Macron's meteoric rise masks enthusiasm gap: analysts

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron's stunning rise to power masks an enthusiasm deficit, and dozens of his newly minted lawmakers will be under pressure to prove their political mettle, analysts warn.

Four women trying to solve Britain's power riddle

London - In the high-stakes political chess game that has followed Britain's confusing general election, four women will be making the next moves.

'Hard' or 'soft' Brexit? Election chaos fires up debate

London - Supporters of "hard" and "soft" Brexit tried to take advantage of the political chaos in Britain on Monday to promote their visions amid fears that their rivalry could revive old divisions in the Conservative party.

Italy's Five Star suffers setback in local polls

Rome - Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) suffered a big setback in local elections on Sunday after failing to make the runoff vote in almost all the big cities being contested.

Britain's May to face fury of own MPs in battle to keep job

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's future was hanging in the balance Monday as she prepared for a showdown with angry MPs from her Conservative party following its disastrous performance in last week's election.

Britain's May to face fury of own MPs in battle to keep job

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's future was hanging in the balance Monday as she prepared for a showdown with angry MPs from her Conservative party following its disastrous performance in last week's election.

Britain's May to face fury of own MPs in battle to keep job

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's future was hanging in the balance Monday as she prepared for a showdown with angry MPs from her Conservative party following its disastrous performance in last week's election.

Le Pen's far-right surge loses momentum in France

Paris - Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front suffered a severe setback on Sunday, as her success in reaching the French presidential runoff failed to translate into support in parliamentary polls.Le Pen won 10.

Macron headed for huge majority, but low turnout a concern

Paris - French voters have put President Emmanuel Macron's party on course for a crushing parliamentary majority, though a record low turnout in the first round of voting raised concerns Monday over the strength of his future mandate.

Puerto Ricans back full US statehood but vote marred by abstentions

San Juan - Puerto Rico's referendum on statehood delivered a lackluster turnout Sunday, with almost four fifths of voters deciding not to cast a ballot, though those who did unanimously backed the territory becoming a US state.

Kosovo's old guard takes fragile lead in snap polls

Pristina - Kosovo's snap parliamentary election Sunday looked likely to usher in a period of uncertainty, with the old guard of former guerrilla fighters in the lead but lacking an outright majority against parties calling for change, official early results showe...

As May licks wounds, charismatic Scottish leader rises

London - A charismatic politician with a sense of humour who is respected even by her rivals, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson was everything Prime Minister Theresa May was not on the campaign trail.

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's two closest aides announced their resignations Saturday after a crushing electoral setback that left her authority in tatters.

Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said Sunday talks were still ongoing with the Democratic Unionist Party on seeking its support for a Conservative government after earlier saying an outline agreement had been reached.
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Canadian Tamils taking part in the Dec. 19  2009 national referendum.
Canadian Tamils taking part in the Dec. 19, 2009 national referendum.
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Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
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Tamils taking part in the December 19, 2009 national referendum.
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Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
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Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
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More than 11,000 Southern Baptist messengers vote in a presidential run-off between Bryant Wright and Ted Traylor during the June 15 afternoon session of the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention held in Orlando, Fla.
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"A Portrait of America" curated by Ramses Granados continues its run at the Joy Wai Gallery in Chelsea, NYC.
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Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
Patriotic Candidates of Tamil Eelam (PCTE) running in the May 2nd 2010 Canadian TGTE Election.
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A woman sits in a polling room in Baghdad, waiting for voters.
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Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
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