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    Judge orders Uganda’s Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

    A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan security forces cannot detain presidential challenger Bobi Wine inside his home, rebuking authorities for holding the candidate under house arrest following a disputed election By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press January 25, 2021, 8:45 AM • 2 min read KAMPALA, Uganda — A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan […] More

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    Portugal chooses a president amid a severe pandemic surge

    Portugal is holding a presidential election, with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly favored to earn a second five-year term By BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 24, 2021, 8:33 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LISBON, Portugal — Portugal held a presidential election Sunday, with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly […] More

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    Belarus police arrest 100 in renewed protests

    Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people who formed human chains in demonstrations calling for the authoritarian president to resign ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:35 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine — Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people […] More

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    EXPLAINER: A look at Portugal’s presidential election

    Portugal will hold a presidential election on Sunday, choosing a head of state to serve a five-year term By BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 23, 2021, 1:13 PM • 2 min read LISBON, Portugal — Portugal will hold a presidential election Sunday, choosing a head of state to serve a five-year term as the country […] More

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    Tens of thousands protest against Nepal’s prime minister

    Tens of thousands of people have protested in Nepal’s capital against the prime minister for dissolving Parliament and ordering new elections in an escalating feud within the governing party ByThe Associated Press January 22, 2021, 11:41 AM • 2 min read KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of people protested in Nepal’s capital on Friday […] More

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    Indian village cheers for Harris during swearing-in as US VP

    With chants of “Long live Kamala Harris,” fireworks and prayers, residents of a tiny Indian village celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice president By RISHI LEKHI and AIJAZ RAHI Associated Press January 21, 2021, 4:36 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article THULASENDRAPURAM, India — With chants of “Long live […] More

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    Mexican regulators ban showing president’s full conferences

    Mexico’s election regulatory agency has announced it will ban media outlets from transmitting at full length President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s daily morning news conferences ByThe Associated Press January 12, 2021, 11:09 PM • 1 min read MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s election regulatory agency announced Tuesday it will ban media outlets from transmitting at full […] More

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    Uganda’s opposition cites ‘untold violence’ before election

    Opposition figures in Uganda are criticizing widespread violence by security forces ahead of Thursday’s presidential election, while main challenger Bobi Wine says soldiers have raided his home and arrested a security guard By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press January 12, 2021, 9:44 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KAMPALA, Uganda […] More

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    Protesters detained for criticizing Kazakhstan’s vote

    Dozens of people protesting Kazakhstan’s opposition-free election were detained in the country’s capital and in its principal city, but were released after several hours ByThe Associated Press January 10, 2021, 4:20 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — Dozens of people protesting Kazakhstan’s opposition-free election were detained in […] More

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    Virus collides with politics as German election year starts

    BERLIN — The coronavirus pandemic is colliding with politics as Germany embarks on its vaccination drive and one of the most unpredictable election years in the country’s post-World War II history. After months of relatively harmonious pandemic management, fingers are being pointed as the center-left junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government takes aim […] More

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    Students protest rector tapped to head Istanbul university

    Turkish police have clashed with hundreds of students protesting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s appointment of a figure with ties to his ruling party as rector to one of Turkey’s most prestigious universities ByThe Associated Press January 4, 2021, 4:33 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISTANBUL — Turkish police […] More

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