How will Poland pay for election campaign promises?
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Political parties in Poland are pledging to spend big to entice voters ahead of the national election in October. But can a faltering economy afford a splurge on handouts?
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Obiano inaugurates 87-man re-election campaign team.
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Gov. Obiano flags off re-election campaign in grand style.
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Bloomberg's Nacha Cattan reports on the leading candidates in Mexico's July 1 presidential election. She speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."
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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is facing unprecedented protests as he prepares to stand for a fifth term in April elections. Opponents say the ailing 82-year-old is unfit for office.
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The president talked tariffs and his former rivals in his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used the speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, two and half years into his presidential term.
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Tensions and violence escalates in Uganda as security forces injure members of Presidential hopeful Bobi Wine's team. Wine says he'll be suspending his campaign. December 1st marks World Aids Day, South African researchers have been making great progress in improving treatment for women and young children in the country worst hit by HIV. African economies, like much of the world are reeling from coronavirus but behind the slow down is a resilient reality. We speak to Paschorina Mortty, Regional Director for Djembe Consultants.
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September 26 was an historic moment in Germany. That day, voters went to the polls to choose who would succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor after almost 16 years at the helm. But the election campaign was littered with fake news. We take a closer look in this edition of Fact or Fake.
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Poland's German minority is angered by the government's decision to slash German language classes for its community and feels it is being exploited by the ruling party in its bid to be re-elected later this year.
We look at why US President Joe Biden is under pressure to join Detroit autoworkers on the picket lines as Donald Trump looks to woo them. Canadian papers react to PM Justin Trudeau's explosive statement accusing Indian government operatives of assassinating a Sikh leader on Canadian soil. Also: French papers discuss the link between social media and a wave of recent teenage suicides in France. We finish with a look at whether or not theft can be considered art.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko (2014-2019) reacted to the US Senate withholding a major package of financial and military aid for Kyiv. Poroshenko warned that the coming days are among "the most important in Ukrainian history" and undoubtedly for the world.
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