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Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim set to walk free

Supporters began gathering on Thursday at the hospital from where jailed Malaysian reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim is expected to walk free just a week after his alliance scored a shock victory in a general election.

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Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says he would rather have a general election than second Brexit referendum

John McDonnell has said he would rather have another general election than a second EU referendum.

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Italy election: governing party to follow Macron’s pro-EU playbook

The pro-European, anti-populist campaign of Emmanuel Macron will be the inspiration for Italy’s governing centre-left PD party’s pitch to voters in the upcoming general election, Sandro Gozi, Italy’s minister for Europe, has said.

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Andrej Babis appointed premier to lead Czech minority government

Andrej Babis, whose Ano party won the Czech general election in October, was sworn in as prime minister on December 6, although it looks as if the populist billionaire will have to rely on communists and neo-fascists to maintain his single-party government’s hold on power.

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Hungary’s Jobbik party threatens to withdraw from election after entire campaign funding wiped out by fine

Hungary’s extreme rightwing Jobbik party has threatened to pull out of next year’s general election after it was faced with a HUF660mn fine for alleged illegal party financing. The radical nationalist Jobbik party’s participation has become “doubtful”, group leader Jaanos Volner told a press conference on December 6.

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India’s Modi remains overwhelmingly popular, says Pew poll

Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favourable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the direction he is taking the country, a Pew survey has found, two years before he heads into a general election.

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New Zealand’s general election: all you need to know

The New Zealand general election is only days away and anticipation is building in the south Pacific nation where, for the first time in a decade, the outcome of the vote is genuinely up for grabs.

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Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

Angela Merkel has said Brexit negotiations should go ahead as scheduled in nine days’ time – despite the UK being plunged into political turmoil by the General Election.

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Theresa May refuses to say taxes will fall if the Conservatives win general election

Theresa May has given her clearest signal that she will scrap the Conservatives’ pledge not to raise certain taxes in the party’s General Election manifesto.

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France’s Macron seen winning first round of presidentials, Fillon slips – BVA poll

Reuters – Emmanuel Macronis set to win the first round of the French general election in four weeks time, BVA pollsters said, becoming the latest survey team to put the independent centrist ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen for the first time.

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