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Turkey Opposition's Referendum Legal Challenge Rejected By Top Court: Report

Added: 25.04.2017 17:10 | 12 views | 0 comments

An opposition legal challenge over last-minute voting rules changes to an April 16 referendum giving Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers has been quashed by a top Turkish court, multiple media sources reported Tuesday. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) repeatedly criticized the Supreme Election Board’s ruling to accept ballots in envelopes without an official stamp suggesting the decision left the vote open to fraud, France24 reported. The party sought to annul the referendum last week, formally lodging a petition Friday with the Council of State, Turkey's highest administrative court, after the "Yes" side won 51.4 percent of the vote, the report said. The court rejected...

Turkish court declines to hear CHP referendum appeal

Added: 25.04.2017 16:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Opposition fails in bid to challenge electoral board's decision to accept referendum ballots without official stamps.


UK Tories hold big lead over Labour: poll

Added: 25.04.2017 16:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have a large lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to an opinion poll published by the Kantar research group.


Top Turkish court rejects opposition's referendum challenge

Added: 25.04.2017 14:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

A top Turkish court on Tuesday rejected an opposition legal challenge to an April 16 referendum that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers. Opposition activists had filed a complaint over last-minute changes to voting rules.


Turkish court rejects referendum appeal

Added: 25.04.2017 11:39 | 15 views | 0 comments

Turkey's highest administrative court has rejected the main opposition party's bid to appeal the result of the April 16 referendum on boosting the president's powers.


UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

Added: 25.04.2017 10:30 | 10 views | 0 comments

Britain's opposition Labour Party says it will tear up the government's negotiating plan for Brexit and guarantee all European Union citizens in the U.K. the right to stay if it wins the June 8 national election. ......

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Venezuela's Opposition Activists Protest in Caracas as Unrest Enters Fourth Week

Added: 25.04.2017 9:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

Thousands shut down the main highway in Caracas on Monday to express their anger with President Nicolas Maduro's embattled administration.


Death toll rises in worsening Venezuela unrest

Added: 25.04.2017 4:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Three people killed as protesters take to the streets around the country, with opposition demanding early elections.


Protests Against President Maduro Continue For Fourth Week in Venezuela

Added: 25.04.2017 0:41 | 11 views | 0 comments

Venezuelans took the streets again on Monday, blockading them with garbage and empty bathtubs while staging sit-ins to while demanding early elections in the fourth week of anti-government protests, according to Reuters. During April, ten people have been killed from the clashes between police and security forces using rubber bullets and tear gas while protesters fought back with rocks and Molotov cocktails. Another ten people have died during night-time looting from electrocution though President Nicolas Maduro alleges the protesters are trying to seek a violent coup with assistance from the United States.The opposition say they are asking for elections, the release of jailed activists and...

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