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Venezuelan elections down to the wire

On April 14, Venezuelans will elect a new president replacing Hugo Chavez Frias, who died on March 5. 

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Battle for Venezuela’s presidency in overdrive

Vice President Nicolas Maduro, who was favored by Chavez, is the presidential candidate of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela.

Italian elections reflect dangers facing Europe

The parliamentary elections carried out in Italy during the weekend of February 23-24 have created great worry in governments throughout Europe.

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Communists re-elected for 5th term in Tripura, India

The Communist Party of India-Marxist and Communist Party of India bagged a total of 50 seats out of 60 in the state parliament.

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Raul Castro elected to final term as president of Cuba

Raul Castro was elected to his second term as Cuban president February 24, but he said it would be his last.

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Cyprus presidential election moves to second round

Austerity is the key issue facing Cypriot voters as they head to the polls for the second round of the presidential elections.

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Ecuadorian President Correa gains second term, scores big win

Rafael Correa won his third election to Ecuador's presidency on February 17, 2013.

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Ecuadorian President Correa gains second term, scores big win

At least 51 percent of candidates of Correa's Alianza Pais political party gained National Assembly seats. Never before in Ecuadorian history has a single party held a legislative majority.

Presidential election to be held in Trinidad and Tobago

The president, is, like the Queen in England, the nominal head of state, however, in this island nation the post is largely ceremonial.

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Sexism, elections, and prison sentences for anti-fascists in Germany

There were tweets every minute and soon tens of thousands of electronic messages - all about sexual harassment and sexism in general.

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