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Communists assess India election defeat

India's Communists assess electoral defeats, and renew commitment to democracy and mass struggle.

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Kurds gain in Turkish elections

Turkey's ruling party sought a third term in elections Sunday, aiming to build on economic and diplomatic advances in recent years as well as introduce a new constitution it says will make the country more democratic.

Socialists punished in Portuguese parliamentary elections

The ruling Socialist Party was severely punished in Portugal's parliamentary elections on June 5.

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Left humbled in Indian state elections

In India's state elections, the Communist-led left governments lost in West Bengal and Kerala.

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Right and left gain in Spain elections

On Election Day, the governing socialists took a drubbing, losing to the People's Party and its right-wing allies in all provincial governments and most local ones.

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Winners and losers in Bremen elections

Today in Bremen, most shipyards are a thing of the past and it is struggling to climb out of its heavy debt as a container port.

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Canadian election brings historic shifts

Canada's historic federal election shifted the political dynamics of the country and set a new stage of struggle.

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Tough elections for India's communists

Two Communist-led states of India, West Bengal, with a population of 90 million and Kerala, with 30 million, are in the midst of tough elections.

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Left advances in Peru's elections

The most left-wing presidential candidate came from behind and bested a whole array of right-wing candidates to enter a runoff election.

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Martelly, friend of Duvalier, named winner in Haiti vote

In spite of possible fraud Haiti's Provisional Elections Council recently announced Michel Martelly has apparently won the runoff elections by a landslide over former First Lady Mirlande Manigat.

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