Early count points to record turnout in Scotland vote

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Early count points to record turnout in Scotland vote

Early figures on Friday indicated the turnout for Scotland's historic independence referendum could be the highest ever in the United Kingdom, for a vote that could break up the centuries-old union.

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Polls open in Scotland

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Polls open in Scotland on day of historic referendum vote for independence.

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Obama thanks Congress for vote to aid Syrian rebels

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During annual congressional picnic, U.S. President Barack Obama thanks members for voting in favor of arming and training moderate Syrian rebels to combat Islamic State.

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House passes Obama’s Syria rebel aid, government spending

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House passes Obama’s Syria rebel aid, government spending

The U.S. House voted to train and equip Syrian rebels and temporarily finance the federal government in a bill that’s expected to clear the Senate and avoid a repeat of last year’s 16-day government shutdown.

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Scottish independence campaign

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Scottish independence campaign

Pro and anti-independence supporters wave posters outside a campaign event in favor of the union in Clydebank, Scotland, September 16, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. Photo: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

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Indonesia’s decade of direct local elections threatened

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Indonesia’s decade of direct local elections threatened

Indonesia’s incoming president began his political ascent as a mayor in a system of local elections. The parties of the candidate he beat in July will try to change the law next week to prevent that happening again.

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World watching as Scottish vote nears

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A successful push for Scottish independence is a “geopolitical risk” to the global recovery, the OECD has warned, as the think tank revised down its forecasts for UK growth this year.

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Embattled French government faces key confidence vote

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France's under-fire government faces a crucial parliamentary confidence vote on Tuesday as the country battles a political and economic crisis and President Francois Hollande's popularity stagnates at record lows.

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Embattled French government faces key confidence vote

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Embattled French government faces key confidence vote

France's under-fire government faces a crucial parliamentary confidence vote Tuesday as the country battles a political and economic crisis and President Francois Hollande's popularity stagnates at record lows.

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British queen makes first public comment on Scotland independence vote

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The Queen urges Scots to 'think carefully about the future' before they vote on Scotland's independence, as polls show the vote split down the middle.

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Sweden's Social Democrats reclaim power, as far right gains

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A left-leaning coalition led by Sweden's opposition Social Democrats defeated the incumbent centre-right government in Sunday's general election, while the far right was headed for historic gains.

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Queen hopes Scottish voters 'think carefully' before vote

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Queen hopes Scottish voters 'think carefully' before vote

Queen Elizabeth II hopes Scotland will "think very carefully" about their decision on whether to become an independent country in a closely-watched referendum, British media reported on Sunday.

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Good Books Awards winners announced

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Good Books Awards winners announced

VietNamNet Bridge – Thirteen winners of the annual Good Books Awards in seven categories were announced on Thursday (Sept 11) in HCM City following a vote by the public.

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Scots referendum vote hangs in the balance

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Latest polls show supporters and opponents of an independent Scotland are neck and neck days ahead of a vote.

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Scots war games haunt U.K. elite bracing for referendum

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Scots war games haunt U.K. elite bracing for referendum

As Scotland stares history in the face, London’s financial guardians are preparing for their worst-case scenario.

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