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Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition

Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition

Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government on Tuesday introduced the final details of a push to drastically overhaul the city’s election system, including a proposal that would make it illegal to encourage voters to cast blank ballots or boycott elections. The …

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Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff

Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff

Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff LIMA, Peru — Peru’s presidential election is headed for a runoff, with Pedro Castillo, a far-left former union activist and teacher, in the lead, according to data released Monday by the country’s electoral body. He will …

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Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election

Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election

Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election TARQUI, Ecuador — Though its candidate is not on the ballot, one big winner in Sunday’s presidential runoff in Ecuador was clear before the first vote was cast: the nation’s long-marginalized Indigenous …

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In Peru’s Presidential Election, The Most Popular Choice Is No One

In Peru’s Presidential Election, The Most Popular Choice Is No One

In Peru’s Presidential Election, The Most Popular Choice Is No One In Peru’s Presidential Election, The Most Popular Choice Is No One LIMA, Peru — Vicenta Escobar, 62, sells fruit from a stand on the streets in Peru’s capital, Lima. In every presidential election over the last four decades, she has chosen a candidate she believed in, in the hope …

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A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India

A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India

A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India NANDIGRAM, India — The challenger arrived with police vehicles, a band of drummers and the backing of the country’s powerful prime minister. The crowd joined him in full-throated chants of glory to the Hindu god Ram: “Jai Shree Ram!” He brought a …

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Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Greenland’s left-wing environmentalist party, Inuit Ataqatigiit, won a victory in national elections on Tuesday after campaigning against the development of a contentious rare earths mine partly backed by China. The party, which had been in the opposition, won 37 percent …

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Oh Se-hoon Wins Seoul Mayoral Election

Oh Se-hoon Wins Seoul Mayoral Election

Oh Se-hoon Wins Seoul Mayoral Election Oh Se-hoon Wins Seoul Mayoral Election SEOUL — In his last year in office, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has seen his approval ratings in a tailspin. His trademark North Korea diplomacy remains in tatters. Citizens are fuming over his ​repeatedly ​botched attempts to arrest soaring housing prices. And on Wednesday, voters in …

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A Tainted Election, Charges of Gender Bias and Then Nothing

A Tainted Election, Charges of Gender Bias and Then Nothing

A Tainted Election, Charges of Gender Bias and Then Nothing A Tainted Election, Charges of Gender Bias and Then Nothing The case and its aftermath have highlighted how power works in global sports. It shows how a tainted Gulf royal linked to other cases of corruption has been able to exert significant control over one of soccer’s largest governing bodies …

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Palestinian Militant Will Challenge Abbas’s Party in Election

Palestinian Militant Will Challenge Abbas’s Party in Election

Palestinian Militant Will Challenge Abbas’s Party in Election Palestinian Militant Will Challenge Abbas’s Party in Election JERUSALEM — A popular Palestinian militant broke with the political party that controls the Palestinian Authority late Wednesday, escalating a power struggle and dimming the party’s hopes of retaining a monopoly on power in parliamentary elections. The militant, Marwan Barghouti, 61, was long a …

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Susan Shogren Smith: GOP Attorney fined $10,000 for ‘bamboozling’ voters into suing Democrats over 2020 election

Susan Shogren Smith: GOP Attorney fined $10,000 for ‘bamboozling’ voters into suing Democrats over 2020 election

Susan Shogren Smith: GOP Attorney fined $10,000 for ‘bamboozling’ voters into suing Democrats over 2020 election Susan Shogren Smith: GOP Attorney fined $10,000 for ‘bamboozling’ voters into suing Democrats over 2020 election A Minnesota attorney who “bamboozled” voters into signing legal challenges to the November election against five congressional Democrats has been fined thousands of dollars. Attorney Susan Shogren Smith, …

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