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Incumbent Rousseff leads in first round of Brazil election, faces runoff – Washington Post

Fox News Incumbent Rousseff leads in first round of Brazil election, faces runoffWashington PostRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party, established a convincing lead in the first round of the country's presidential election Sunday — … Continue reading

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Rousseff favourite to win Brazil election

Poll shows Silva slipping to third place in first round Asia homepage

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Sweden’s Social Democrats claim election victory after austerity backlash – The Guardian

The Guardian Sweden's Social Democrats claim election victory after austerity backlashThe GuardianFredrik Reinfeldt (centre) leaves Sveriges Television in Stockholm on Sunday. Reinfeldt conceded defeat on Sunday after a narrow victory by the centre-left Photograph: Tt News Agency/Reuters. Sweden's centre-left Social … Continue reading

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Turkey votes in presidential election

Erdogan argues that the largely ceremonial role is part of ‘old Turkey’ of the secularist elite and that a more interventionist presidency will empower ‘the national will’ Asia homepage

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Indonesia poised for election result

Joko Widodo widely predicted to have beaten rival, former general Prabowo Subianto, to the presidency after a closely-fought election Asia homepage

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Indonesia Starts Election Tally After Dual Victory Claims – Bloomberg

Reuters Indonesia Starts Election Tally After Dual Victory ClaimsBloombergAn official holds up a ballot paper during vote counting following the presidential election in Jakarta. Before the election commission can release official results by July 22, it must tally the ballots … Continue reading

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Initial Results Show Ghani Ahead in Afghan Election – Voice of America

Voice of America Initial Results Show Ghani Ahead in Afghan ElectionVoice of AmericaISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN —. Preliminary results from last month's (June 14) Afghan presidential runoff vote indicate former finance minister Ashraf Ghani is well ahead of his rival candidate Abdullah … Continue reading

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Afghanistan’s election on brink of chaos

Abdullah Abdullah, one of the candidates, is threatening to reject poll results due later on Monday if he believes they are plagued by fraud Asia homepage

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Colombia election: Juan Manuel Santos wins second term as president – The Guardian

The Guardian Colombia election: Juan Manuel Santos wins second term as presidentThe GuardianJuan Manuel santos President Juan Manuel Santos celebrates after winning a second term on Sunday. "Peace" is written on his hand. Photograph: Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters. Colombians have elected … Continue reading

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North Korean Leader Gets 100 Percent Election Win – Voice of America

Indian Express North Korean Leader Gets 100 Percent Election WinVoice of AmericaNorth Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un has been elected to the country's highest legislative body, with 100 percent of the voters in his district turning out … Continue reading

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