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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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Leftist Maduro wins Venezuela election

His mandate runs until 2019 and he has promised to continue the socialist policies of his predecessor.

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Ultra right plotting dirty tricks for Venezuela election?

Venezuelan right wingers appear to accept Capriles will lose, but they may question the election's legitimacy and somehow have the results overturned with U.S. help.

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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