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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Russian President tops the list of 100 most influential people

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Russian President tops the list of 100 most influential people

(VOV) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held first place among all the world leaders in Time magazine’s readers poll for the year’s most influential people.

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Russian President V.Putin tops the list of 100 most influential people

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Russian President V.Putin tops the list of 100 most influential people

(VOV) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held first place among all the world leaders in Time magazine’s readers poll for the year’s most influential people.

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Cambodian parliament approves new National Election Committee

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Cambodian parliament approves new National Election Committee

The Cambodian parliament approved the list of nine members of the new National Election Committee (NEC) with 113 out of 117 votes on April 9.

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Burkina votes to bar ex-Compaore figures from office

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Burkina Faso's interim parliament voted yesterday to bar figures linked to deposed president Blaise Compaore from running for office, hours after several of the toppled leader's allies were arrested.

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Malaysia’s Parliament passes anti-terrorism law

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Malaysia’s Parliament passes anti-terrorism law

Malaysia's parliament has passed the 2015 Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) by 79 to 60 votes.

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Close race between Jonathan and Buhari in tense Nigerian elections

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Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari had a slender lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria's knife-edge general election on Monday with just over half of all states declared.

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Belgium-Australia proposal added to IPU-132 agenda

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Belgium-Australia proposal added to IPU-132 agenda

A joint proposal by Belgium and Australia calling for cooperation between parliaments in the fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram, has been added to the agenda of the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) as an emergency item.

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

Fresh from an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals.

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U.S. Senate approves Carter as new defense secretary

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The U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly to confirm Ashton Carter as President Barack Obama's next secretary of defense.

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Vietnam looks to improve grassroots democracy

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Vietnam looks to improve grassroots democracy

Vietnam looks to continue improving the socialist democracy in line with the Resolution adopted by the 11th National Party Congress and the 2013 Constitution.

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Italy launches search for a new president

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Italy's parliament meets on Thursday to begin selecting a new president with the race apparently wide open and much at stake for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is keen on having a friendly figure installed as head of state.

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Anti-austerity Syriza storms to historic Greek victory

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Radical left party Syriza swept to power in Greece on Sunday promising to end years of painful austerity policies, in an election victory that puts the country on a collision course with the EU and international creditors.

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Greece votes on whether to dump austerity, take on lenders

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Greeks begin voting in an election expected to bring to power the radical leftist Syriza party, which has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.

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President Obama and US Congress at war: Obama wins

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President Obama and US Congress at war: Obama wins

Editor's Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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