Filipinos fear 'armed conflict' with China over sea row: poll

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Filipinos fear 'armed conflict' with China over sea row: poll

Eight in 10 Filipinos are worried a festering South China Sea territorial dispute could lead to "armed conflict" with the world's most populous nation, an independent polling outfit said on Friday.

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Britain votes in election which could define its future

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Britain goes to the polls on Thursday in the closest general election for a generation – but voters may have to wait days for a new government as politicians battle to take power.

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Elderly Japan looks to its youth as teens set to vote

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Elderly Japan looks to its youth as teens set to vote

Japan is set to take a baby step towards rebalancing the age scales when lawmakers lower the voting age to 18 from its current 20, allowing teenagers into polling booths for the first time.

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Two Cubans lose bids to become first opponents elected to office

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Two Cubans lose bids to become first opponents elected to office

Two Cuban dissidents on Sunday lost attempts to become the first openly declared political opponents to win election in Cuba since the 1959 revolution, each failing in races for Havana municipal assemblies.

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Polls close across most of Sudan after four-day vote

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Polls close across most of Sudan after four-day vote

Polling stations closed across most of Sudan on Thursday (Apr 16) after nationwide elections that President Omar al-Bashir is widely expected to win were extended by one day.

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Israel vote seen as referendum on Netanyahu years

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Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday in a vote seen as a referendum on embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who ruled out a Palestinian state as part of a last-ditch appeal to right-wing voters.

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Catalans vote on secession, closing ranks against Rajoy

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Catalans vote on secession, closing ranks against Rajoy

Catalans went to vote today in an independence ballot ruled illegal by Spain, as regional officials closed ranks to shield those organizing the disputed poll from punishment.

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Two million defiant Catalans vote on breakaway from Spain

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Two million defiant Catalans vote on breakaway from Spain

Spainish Justice Minister Rafael Catala dismissed a symbolic independence referendum held Sunday in Catalonia in which some two million people voted as "fruitless and useless".

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Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine

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Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called "a farce."

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Scots brace for independence vote outcome

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Scots brace for independence vote outcome

With passions running so high, some Scots will be elated, while others will be devastated when the final results of the vote are released. But with deep divisions created over Scotland's future, many on both sides are hoping there will be unity among Scots whatever the outcome.

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Scots vote in record numbers, await independence verdict

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Scots agonized over the fate of their country on Friday after record numbers voted in a divisive independence referendum that could break apart the United Kingdom.

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Feuding Afghan rivals study UN vote proposal as Kerry mediates

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Feuding Afghan rivals study UN vote proposal as Kerry mediates

Afghanistan's presidential rivals were on Friday mulling a UN plan for a sweeping review of the disputed polls, as US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to broker an end to the political turmoil.

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Indonesia begins presidential election

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Indonesia begins presidential election

Indonesians on July 9 began voting in the third direct presidential election since the country’s political reform that started in 1998. This is a race between former Jakarta governor Joko Widodo against former army general Prabowo Subianto.

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Ghani's Afghan election win engulfed in fraud dispute

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Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani has won Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results, but his poll rival Abdullah Abdullah rejected the outcome as "a coup against the will of the people".

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Ghani wins Afghan election on preliminary results

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Ghani wins Afghan election on preliminary results

Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani won Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results released on Monday, with 56.4 per cent of the run-off vote to Abdullah Abdullah's 43.5 per cent.

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