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Demanding Loyalty, China Moves to Overhaul Hong Kong Elections

Demanding Loyalty, China Moves to Overhaul Hong Kong Elections

Demanding Loyalty, China Moves to Overhaul Hong Kong Elections Demanding Loyalty, China Moves to Overhaul Hong Kong Elections BEIJING — When Beijing set out last summer to quash resistance to its rule in Hong Kong, it imposed a national security law that empowered the authorities to arrest scores of democracy advocates and sent a chill over the city. Now, less …

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Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown.

Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown.

Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown. Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown. The health minister of Somalia on Monday proposed new efforts to curb the rising number of coronavirus infections in the country, which is battling a worsening caseload amid an impasse over elections …

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Bukele, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in El Salvador Elections

Bukele, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in El Salvador Elections

Bukele, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in El Salvador Elections Bukele, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in El Salvador Elections MEXICO CITY — In his first two years in office, El Salvador’s president marched soldiers into the country’s legislature, defied Supreme Court rulings, published photos of barely clothed gang members crammed together on a prison floor, and dispatched …

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China Plans Overhaul of Hong Kong’s Elections

China Plans Overhaul of Hong Kong’s Elections

China Plans Overhaul of Hong Kong’s Elections China Plans Overhaul of Hong Kong’s Elections BEIJING — China’s Communist Party already wields outsized influence over Hong Kong’s political landscape. Its allies have long controlled a committee that handpicks the territory’s leader. Its loyalists dominate the Hong Kong legislature. It ousted four of the city’s elected opposition lawmakers last year. Now, China …

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Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia

Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia

Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia Two days after violence related to Somalia’s delayed elections, the country s foreign ministry has accused “external forces” for contributing to the problems At least five soldiers were killed and more than …

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Trump and McCarthy discuss ‘taking back the House’ in 2022 elections

Trump and McCarthy discuss ‘taking back the House’ in 2022 elections Trump and McCarthy discuss ‘taking back the House’ in 2022 elections Donald Trump met with Republican House minority leader Kevin McCarthy at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida to discuss “taking back the House” during 2022 midterm elections, signaling the former president’s critical role in the fractured GOP’s future after …

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Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis

Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis

Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis JERUSALEM — Sixteen years after he was elected for what was meant to be a four-year term, President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority announced on Friday that presidential and parliamentary elections would be held in the spring and summer. The announcement appeared to …

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Nepal’s Prime Minister, K.P. Sharma Oli, Calls for New Elections

Nepal's Prime Minister, K.P. Sharma Oli, Calls for New Elections

Nepal’s Prime Minister, K.P. Sharma Oli, Calls for New Elections Nepal’s Prime Minister, K.P. Sharma Oli, Calls for New Elections KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s top leader dissolved Parliament on Sunday amid infighting among members of the governing party, throwing into doubt the political future of a strategically important Himalayan country where China and India have long jockeyed for influence. The …

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Facebook lifts ban on political ads for Georgia runoff elections.

Facebook lifts ban on political ads for Georgia runoff elections.

Facebook lifts ban on political ads for Georgia runoff elections. Facebook lifts ban on political ads for Georgia runoff elections. Facebook said on Tuesday that it would allow some advertisers to run political issue and candidacy ads in Georgia, a change from its recent ban on political ads in the United States and just weeks before a major runoff election …

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Georgia elections official urges Trump to rein in supporters threats Brad Raffensperger Georgia Violence Republican

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Georgia elections official urges Trump to rein in supporters threats Brad Raffensperger Georgia Violence Republican Georgia elections official urges Trump to rein in supporters threats Brad Raffensperger Georgia Violence Republican A top Georgia elections official on Tuesday lashed out angrily at the rhetoric surrounding the election and the threats of violence that have resulted, specifically calling on President Donald Trump …

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