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Protests Rage On in Kenya After President Is Re-Elected

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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President Uhuru Kenyatta Is Declared Victor of Kenyan Election

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Kenyatta won a contest marred by allegations of vote-rigging and the killing of a top election official.

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Obama Weighs In on Kenyan Election, Urging Calm

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments




The former president, who has largely stayed out of American politics, said there had been “too much incitement” in the election in his father’s home country.

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As Kenya’s Vote Nears, Fear That ‘Fake News’ May Fuel Real Bloodshed

| August 6, 2017 | 0 Comments




Tactics familiar in the U.S. and Europe are now being used in the presidential election of a country with a history of political violence.

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Rwanda Votes, With Only One Likely Winner

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




The election is widely expected to extend the rule of President Paul Kagame, in power since 1994, until at least 2024.

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Venezuela’s Opposition, Riding High Not Long Ago, Suffers a Crippling Blow

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Venezuela’s Opposition, Riding High Not Long Ago, Suffers a Crippling Blow

Imran Khan, Strongest Contender to Lead Pakistan, Is No Shoo-In

| July 30, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Khan, a onetime cricket star and anti-American populist, needs to run a strong campaign to succeed Nawaz Sharif as prime minister next year, analysts say.

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‘Time to Move Forward,’ Trump Says After Putin Denies Election Hacking

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




The president said he “strongly pressed” the Russian leader about meddling but did not dispute the claim that he had accepted Mr. Putin’s denial.

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‘Time to Move Forward,’ Trump Says After Putin Denies Election Hacking

Immigration Moves Front and Center in Italy’s Local Elections

| June 24, 2017 | 0 Comments




Parties and politicians took a tougher stance ahead voting on Sunday, from Lampedusa in the south to Lake Como, where the Swiss border beckons migrants.

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French Parliamentary Elections: What to Watch For

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




France’s new president appears on the verge of getting a lot of support in Parliament, but he may not have a lot of time to win over the French people.

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Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

Trump Transition Team Orders Former Aides to Preserve Russia-Related Materials

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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‘I Want My Government to Ask Questions’

| June 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Our Top 10 Comments of the Week: Readers debate the Comey testimony, British election results and the sad state of American air travel.

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Emmanuel Macron’s Amateur Politicians Are Poised to Remake French Parliament

| June 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




President Macron has recruited a roster of nonpoliticians, including many women and minorities, who are expected to win a large majority in elections on Sunday.

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What Turned the British Election? Maybe the Youth Vote

| June 10, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Jeremy Corbyn Lost U.K. Election, but Is Still Its Biggest Winner

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




Despite being derided as hopeless and hapless, the Labour leader re-energized his party in the vote Thursday, and altered the landscape of British politics.

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Jeremy Corbyn Lost U.K. Election, but Is Still Its Biggest Winner

The British Election That Somehow Made Brexit Even Harder

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




Instead of political clarity, Britain is staring at a hung Parliament and deeply damaged prime minister, less than two weeks before the Brexit talks.

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Theresa May Faces British Voters Changed by a Volatile Year

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




The large victory the prime minister had once envisioned seems less likely, and much will depend on last-minute decisions and the turnout for the snap election.

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Theresa May Stumbles Awkwardly to Election Day

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The Comey Testimony: When, Where and How to Follow

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments




James B. Comey, the former director of the F.B.I., will testify Thursday about possible meddling by Russia in last year’s presidential election. Here’s how to follow The Times’s live updates.

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Leaked NSA report names Russia in pre-election hacks, contradicting Putin’s claims of innocence

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Attribution is not an easy thing to do in the case of cyberattacks, especially if the actors have been careful. But the NSA seemed confident enough regarding certain pre-election hacks that it has directly named Russian intelligence as the perpetrators — an accusation rather at odds with President Putin’s claims that the country “never engaged” in that type of activity. Read More


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In Mexican Election, Governing Party Is Poised for a Narrow Win

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




The tight contest to lead the State of Mexico is seen as a referendum on President Enrique Peña Nieto and the future of his Institutional Revolutionary Party.

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Cambodia’s Buddhist Monks Find a Second Calling: Political Correspondent

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




The monks are using social media to report on the nation’s local elections and trying to hold the government accountable.

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Rahm Emanuel Wins Runoff Election to Secure 2nd Term as Chicago Mayor

| April 8, 2015




With more than 90 percent of the vote counted, Mr. Emanuel had a double-digit lead and Jesus G. Garcia called Mr. Emanuel to concede, an official with Mr. Garcia’s campaign said.




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First Draft: Bush’s 2016 Tech Officer Ousted Over Offensive Remarks

| February 11, 2015




In the first organizational upheaval of his likely presidential campaign, former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida parted ways with Ethan Czahor, a new aide who was to oversee his digital efforts.




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Mubarak-Era Tycoon to Run for Parliament in Egypt

| February 8, 2015




Ahmed Ezz, who once steered the ruling party for President Hosni Mubarak, was long reviled in Egypt as the personification of crony capitalism.




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Nigeria Postpones Elections, Citing ‘Security’ Concerns

| February 8, 2015




Any delay in the vote has been opposed by a rival candidate, civil rights groups and the Obama administration.




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Italy Elects President, While Mulling a Change in Role

| January 31, 2015




Sergio Mattarella, a veteran politician and constitutional court judge, will be Italy’s next president, a post that is expected to be redefined during his tenure.




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Croatians Elect Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic as Their First Female President

| January 12, 2015




In a tight runoff Ms. Grabar-Kitarovic beat President Ivo Josipovic, winning 50.4 percent of the votes.

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Croatians Elect Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic as Their First Female President

Greece Dissolves Parliament to Prepare for Early Elections

| December 31, 2014




The vote, which is due to be held Jan. 25, will pit the prime minister’s party against a left-wing group opposed to recent austerity measures.




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