Burundi crisis escalates ahead of election, vice president flees
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Men climb on a truck as it drives outside Bujumbura, Burundi, June 5, 2015. BUJUMBURA, June 25 — Burundian students sought refuge from the police at the US embassy yesterday as one of the country's vice presidents announced he had fled to Belgium, …

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MALAY MIDDLE GROUND IN EYE OF THE STORM: PAS election results, anti …
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Najib's economic policies, especially the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST), as well as perceived misconducts and potentially corrupt practices, especially 1MDB, are shaping up to the potential of a Malay tsunami. Second, Malaysians in …

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Turks vote in election set to shape Erdogan's legacy
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Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu (centre) waves to his supporters from the top of a campaign bus during anelectio rally for Turkey's June 7 parliamentary election, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 6, 2015.

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Berlusconi gets in a muddle over election candidates
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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi seen in this July 19, 2013 file photo. — Reuters picROME, May 30 ― An apparent case of a mistaken address saw former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi show up briefly to a leftist election rally …

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Africa confederation oppose postponement of FIFA Congress and election
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CAF president Issa Hayatou, with two senior members of the CAF executive committee, is among 10 FIFA executive committee members that Swiss authorities want to question over allegations of vote buying for the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar.

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Asia backs embattled Blatter and endorses FIFA election
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They are now waiting extradition to the United States where authorities have said nine soccer officials and five sports and promotions executives face corruption charges involving more than US$150 million in bribes. U.S. prosecutors said they aimed to …

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BN will win next election if I get full support: Najib
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KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said he is confident that the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition can win the next general election if there is no infighting and there is full support for him — despite one of his predecessor's …

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Najib congratulates Cameron for UK election win
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Najib said, Malaysia too is looking forward to deeper ties and cooperation with the UK. "Many congrats @David_Cameron. Thanks to your government's leadership, UK-Malaysia relations are excellent. I look forward to deeper ties and cooperation," Najib …

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Britain election goes 'down to the wire', gridlock expected
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Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) arrives to vote in Ramsgate, southern England, May 7, 2015. — Reuters picLONDON, May 7 — Britons voted today in the tightest election for decades; one that could cause …

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No BM SPM credit, cannot stand for election?
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File picKUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — The Election Commission (EC) is studying a proposal that individuals wanting to become elected representatives be required to have at least a credit in Bahasa Melayu in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination.

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Investigate Ismail Sabri for bribery, PKR tells election body
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The Malaysian Insider pic, May 2, 2015.PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar is urging … "His statement is completely unacceptable and the people of Permatang Pauh and Malaysians should condemn such arrogance. “He is saying that the only way to get …

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Election Commission partisan in disallowing Anwar's vote, says Nurul Izzah
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PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar says that the Election Commission is bias after her father, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, is not allowed to vote in the coming Permatang Pauh by-election. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, April 27, 2015.The Election …

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