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US election 2020: Democrats respond to Obama’s warning

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elizabeth Warren (L), Bernie Sanders (C) and Julián Castro (R) are all contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination Democratic presidential candidates have given their reaction to a warning by former President Barack Obama against moving too far left in politics. Mr Obama’s rare intervention...
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Iran petrol price hike: Supreme Leader condemns ‘hooligan’ protesters

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Anger at the fuel-price hike spilled on to the streets of the central city of Isfahan Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said he supports a fuel price rise that has sparked protests across the country. The Ayatollah blamed “hooligans” and counter-revolutionaries for violence...
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Sri Lanka election: Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa set to win vote

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Front-runners Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa Sri Lanka’s former wartime defence chief looks set to win the country’s presidential election. Gotabaya Rajapaksa has claimed victory and his main rival has conceded, but official results are not confirmed. The election is the first the country held...
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General election 2019: Politicians risk heckles in rain-soaked campaign

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Image copyright AFP/EPA Image caption On the campaign trail: Boris Johnson of the Conservatives, Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson of the Liberal Democrats Despite many politicians, political commentators, analysts and journalists including me saying this is one of the most important elections since World War Two, one can’t help...

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