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Congo Names Victor in Presidential Vote, Rebuffing Independent Review

Supported by Congo Says Felix Tshisekedi Won Presidential Vote, Rebuffing Independent Review Image Felix Tshisekedi, left, was declared the winner of Congo’s presidential election on Thursday, despite independent assessments that a rival, Martin Fayulu, was the top vote-getter.CreditCreditBen Curtis/Associated Press By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura Jan. 9, 2019 Congolese election officials, ...

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Opposition Leader Is Seen by Church as Winning Congo Vote

Supported by Opposition Leader Is Seen by Church as Winning Congo Vote Image Martin Fayulu, the Congolese opposition leader.CreditCreditJerome Delay/Associated Press By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura Jan. 4, 2019 LONDON — The Catholic Church, one of the few trusted institutions in Congo, has determined that a leading opposition candidate won this ...

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Facing Defeat, Theresa May Seeks Delay on Brexit Vote in Parliament

Supported by Facing Defeat, Theresa May Seeks Delay on Brexit Vote in Parliament Video Prime Minister Theresa May’s push to postpone a parliamentary vote on Britain’s exit from the European Union set off an intense discussion among lawmakers about the uncertain path forward toward Brexit.Published OnDec. 10, 2018CreditCreditParbul/Press Association, via ...

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Imran Khan, Former Cricket Star, Pulls Into Lead in Pakistan’s Vote Count

Imran Khan, Former Cricket Star, Pulls Into Lead in Pakistan’s Vote Count Image Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, at a polling station in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday. Partial results showed Mr. Khan’s party leading in several districts.CreditAthit Perawongmetha/Reuters By Jeffrey Gettleman July 25, 2018 LAHORE, Pakistan — ...

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In Blow to Spanish Unity, Catalan Separatists Keep Majority in Regional Vote

Advertisement BARCELONA, Spain — Spain’s effort to snuff out an independence drive in Catalonia was dealt a significant blow on Thursday as secessionists narrowly won an election called by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in hopes of calming the country’s constitutional crisis. After Catalonia’s separatist lawmakers declared independence in late October, ...

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King Condemns Catalan Vote as General Strike Roils Region

BARCELONA, Spain — King Felipe VI of Spain stepped forcefully into the political crisis over Catalonia on Tuesday, accusing the region’s separatist leaders of “inadmissible disloyalty” and of creating “a situation of extreme gravity” that threatened the country’s constitution and unity. The monarch’s televised address came at the close of ...

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Catalonia’s Independence Vote Descends Into Chaos and Clashes

BARCELONA, Spain — Catalonia’s defiant attempt to stage an independence referendum descended into chaos on Sunday, with hundreds injured in clashes with police in one of the gravest tests of Spain’s democracy since the end of the Franco dictatorship in the 1970s. National police officers in riot gear, sent by ...

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