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Mali elections go smoothly, but problems remain

In a runoff presidential election on August 12, former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita easily beat engineer Soumaila Cisse.

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Japanese Communists may emerge as main opposition to "Abenomics"

International headlines have trumpeted Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's decisive win in Japan's upper house election July 21, but the election results indicate the potential defeat of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's economic and constitutional agenda.

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Panamanian right cedes to U.S. before elections

The president of Panama is putting on a big show right now. Is it for the benefit of the voters in the 2014 presidential and legislative elections, or is it for the U.S., the historical kingmaker of Panamanian politics?

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What will Iran’s new president deliver?

The election of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran was welcomed by thousands coming onto the streets of Tehran and other Iranian cities.

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Germany's Left Party deals with water, fire, air and dirt

BERLIN - Two elements threatened the congress of The Left Party in Dresden over the weekend: water and fire.

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Audit OKs Venezuela election, U.S. response to be seen

An audit by the Venezuelan election council found no major discrepancies in the April 14 presidential election.

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South India voters reject BJP

Indian voters rejected the reactionary Hindu-nationalist party, known as the BJP, in a recent state election. The huge loss spells trouble for the ultra-right party in the 2014 national elections.

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Rightist wins Paraguay presidency, Left advances in Congress

Paraguayans are now wondering what kind of president Horacio Cartes will turn out to be.

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U.S. must recognize Venezuela's elections

The facts surrounding the voting process and election outcome in Venezuela demonstrate that U.S. refusal to recognize Maduro has nothing to do with the U.S.'s alleged concerns for democracy, but rather, its complete disdain for it.

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U.S. taxes support Venezuelan right-wing opposition

Venezuelan right-wing opposition receives substantial support from a not-often mentioned source: United States taxpayers.

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