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High turnout marks Turkish plebiscite

    High turnout marks Turkish plebiscite

Eighty six per cent of the 58 million registered Turkish voters turned up in polling precincts to decide whether or not to adopt 18 proposed amendments in the Constitution.While Turkish [...]

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10 key notes on the recent Israeli elections

    10 key notes on the recent Israeli elections

Israelis headed to the polls on March 17 to elect their 20th Knesset (Parliament). The event was widely seen as a referendum on the governance of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu; [...]

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The 2014 elections in numbers

    The 2014 elections in numbers

This year, approximately 1.5 billion people have elected their representatives in 96 elections held in five continents. That’s the equivalent of 21% of the world population.Asia, a continent with 4.427 [...]

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US lauds historic Afghan elections; runoff slated

    US lauds historic Afghan elections; runoff slated

The recent presidential polls in Afghanistan failed to determine a winner when none of the 11 candidates garnered the required minimum 50% votes to win.  For the United States, though, [...]

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How much do you really know about the 2014 general election in Iraq?

    How much do you really know about the 2014 general election in Iraq?

On 30 April Iraqi citizens will elect its Council of Representatives (CoR).Within 30 days of when the CoR first convenes, its members will elect the country’s President. He will then [...]

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