Second round of the presidential election in Georgia

Second round of the presidential election in Georgia

Georgia : Georgians are being called to the polls on Wednesday for the second round of the presidential election between the former French ambassador in Tbilisi, backed by the ruling party, and the candidate of a coalition of opposition parties in favor of strengthening links with Western countries. Salomé Zourabichvili, candidate of the Georgian Dream […]

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USA Bernie Sanders plans to run in the 2020 presidential election

USA: Bernie Sanders plans to run in the 2020 presidential election

Towards a new candidacy of Bernie Sanders in 2020? The Independent Vermont Senator, a former 2016 presidential candidate against Hillary Clinton, plans to run again in two years if he is “best placed” to beat Donald Trump, he told New York Magazine, Sunday, November 25th. “If someone else appears who can, for one reason or […]

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Taiwan Severe electoral backlash for the ruling party PDP

Taiwan: Severe electoral backlash for the ruling party PDP

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as head of the pro-independence Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) following the severe defeat in the local elections on Saturday. TAIPEI – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as head of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (PDP) after a severe defeat in the local elections on Saturday. The polls, which […]

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Israel last attempt of Netanyahu to avoid early elections

Israel: last attempt of Netanyahu to avoid early elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on November 18, 2018 Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose coalition now has only a very slim majority in parliament, reiterated Sunday his opposition to the holding of early elections, announcing a “last attempt” to convince his allies to rally […]

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President Bolsonaro, an era of rupture opens for Brazil

President Bolsonaro, an era of rupture opens for Brazil

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazil’s young democracy tumbled into the dark Monday after the election of its first right-wing president since the end of the dictatorship, Jair Bolsonaro, who began preparing for the transition to a breaking regime. The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange welcomed, but without euphoria, the election of the freshly converted candidate […]

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In Brazil, thousands of women demonstrate against right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro

In Brazil, thousands of women demonstrate against right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro

In Brazil: At the cry of “No, not him!”, Dozens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Brazilian women demonstrated Saturday against the extreme right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. The biggest events took place in the metropolises of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Brasilia. A total of 62 cities, according to the G1 news website, […]

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Brazil Jair Bolsonaro will resume his campaign on October 12

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro will resume his campaign on October 12

Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing candidate for the October 12 presidential election in Brazil, announced on Friday his intention to resume his campaign on October 12, five days after the first round. The second round is scheduled for October 28th. The right-wing candidate was the victim of a stabbing assassination attempt in early September. He is […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu prepares future elections, with the law "the nation-state Jew",

Benjamin Netanyahu prepares future elections, with the law “the nation-state Jew”.

Jerusalem (AFP) – With the law defining Israel as the “Jewish nation-state”, denounced by minorities and the opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voluntarily accentuates divisions to set the tone for the next elections, say experts Sunday. Saturday in Tel Aviv, tens of thousands of people protested against the law passed on July 19 that […]

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