National elections

In this Monday, April 8, 2019, photo, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP's manifesto for the upcoming general elections in New Delhi, India. Modi came to power in 2014 promising big-ticket economic reforms. But with unemployment rising and signature policies getting panned, Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party has adopted a nationalist pitch ahead of a general election that begins this week.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
April 10, 2019 - 4:39 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election authorities have stopped the release of a Bollywood biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi with national elections scheduled to begin on Thursday. The Election Commission accepted arguments from the Congress party and other opposition parties that the release of the...
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Ekrem Imamoglu, the opposition, Republican People's Party's (CHP) mayoral candidate in Istanbul, talks to members of the media, in Istanbul, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, says it will seek a re-run of last week's mayoral election in Istanbul, citing alleged irregularities. The party suffered a major setback in the elections. Opposition candidates won in Turkey's capital, Ankara, and squeezed out the ruling party in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 10, 2019 - 3:27 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says recent election results in Istanbul should be annulled over irregularities that include the alleged unlawful appointment of some officials overseeing the ballot boxes. Speaking to reporters on his return from a trip to Moscow,...
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In this April 5, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a coffee house in Dover, N.H. Gillibrand has campaigned across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan in the months since launching her exploratory committee. Yet, she has struggled to break out of the pack of more than a dozen 2020 presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 09, 2019 - 10:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York said Tuesday that her relationship with Hillary Clinton is strong and that Clinton had given her advice about her 2020 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Gillibrand, appearing at a town hall televised by CNN, fielded questions about...
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In this April 5, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a coffee house in Dover, N.H. Gillibrand has campaigned across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan in the months since launching her exploratory committee. Yet, she has struggled to break out of the pack of more than a dozen 2020 presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 09, 2019 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (all times local): 10:55 p.m. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says that her relationship with Hillary Clinton is strong and that the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee has given her advice about her own...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to his supporters after polls for Israel's general elections closed in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
April 09, 2019 - 9:23 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest on Israel's election (all times local): 5:20 a.m. With over 90% of the votes tallied in Israel's election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party is in a dead heat with rival Benny Gantz's Blue and White party. Each of the two parties holds just over 26% of the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking at a plenary session of the International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
April 09, 2019 - 3:30 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday mocked U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Kremlin interference in the 2016 presidential election, saying "a mountain gave birth to a mouse." In his first comments since Mueller finished his probe, Putin...
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Kazakhstan's interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, center, attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, Pool)
April 09, 2019 - 1:13 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan's interim president on Tuesday ordered an early presidential election for June 9 following the unexpected resignation of Nursultan Nazarbayev last month. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who became the acting head of state when Nazarbayev resigned, said in a televised address to the...
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Supporters of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gather in front of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian actor and candidate's headquarters during a rally in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. A poster reads "Kryvyi Rih wants to know is Zelenskiy a drug addict?" (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
April 09, 2019 - 12:42 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Police have moved in to stop a scuffle between supporters of rival candidates in Ukraine's presidential election. Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who stars in a widely popular TV sitcom about a schoolteacher turned president, easily beat President Petro Poroshenko in the first...
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A family votes during general elections in a predominantly Bedouin city of Rahat, Israel, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
April 09, 2019 - 5:44 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is holding the country's 21st parliamentary elections on Tuesday, with over 6.3 million people eligible to cast ballots in a vote largely seen as a referendum on long-seated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Here is a closer look at what to expect: CHASING HISTORY Netanyahu...
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April 08, 2019 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of a prominent liberal group are urging Democratic presidential contenders who are pitching massive policy changes to also focus on more fundamental "structural reforms" to American democracy. In a book set for publication this fall, Ezra Levin and Leah Greenberg — who...
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