Uzbekistan votes as incumbent strongman guaranteed victory
26 October 2021 | 8:35 am
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, once praised for his reforms, has ensured he faces no real challenge at the polls.
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Italy fans from London to Rome celebrate a 4-2 victory over Spain on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2020 semi-final.
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A plane carrying coach Roberto Mancini and his Azzurri touched down at Rome's Fiumicino airport at dawn after Italy won their first European Championship title since 1968, a success widely seen as a rebound from the heartbreak failure of not qualifying for the last World Cup. After the landing, Mancini's side boarded a bus on the tarmac that will take them to the Parco dei Principi hotel in Rome until meetings later in the day with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
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Last week, lawmakers at California's 2nd District Court of Appeal agreed with the Maleficent star that John Ouderkirk should have disclosed prior business dealings with Pitt's lawyers
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The country's president says that the referendum will strengthen democracy. But critics are calling it a political stunt and think it won't get the turnout it needs to be binding.
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The Taliban are on the brink of total victory in Afghanistan, with its fighters ordered to wait on the outskirts of the capital and the government conceding it is preparing for a "transfer of power".
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The militant group said it would form an inclusive government and protect citizens' rights, but many Afghans fear that the new Taliban regime will not be very different from the hard-line government in the 1990s.
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The Taliban's victory in Afghanistan could raise the morale of various Islamist extremist groups. Analysts believe that this will lead to new alliances and an increased danger of terrorist attacks.
7 Sep 2021
Thousands of Taliban fighters have reportedly swarmed into the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. Resistance forces in the last major holdout against the Taliban say they're still fighting the group.
26 Sep 2021
A controversial broadcast reform bill was rejected by the Polish Senate by a 53-37 margin. The bill now returns to the lower house of parliament where it will test the ruling party.
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Norway's center-left opposition parties have won a majority of seats in parliament, with conservative PM Erna Solberg conceding defeat.
17 Sep 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin votes online in a parliamentary election, after he announced this week he was self-isolating due to a coronavirus outbreak at the Kremlin.
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Germany votes in one of the most unpredictable elections in its recent history, with Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats in a tight race for her crown as she prepares to leave the political stage.
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The European Commission said that Greece had delivered on the bulk of its fiduciary commitments, marking a formal end to the debt crisis that began in 2010 and led to friction between Athens and European creditors.
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