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    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election
    Sep19

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election

    Allies of Russian president Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election, early results showed on Monday, but low turnout suggested a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next presidential election. The ruling United Russia party won 51 per cent in Sunday’s election, according to a preliminary central...

    Trump to meet with Egyptian president
    Sep19

    Trump to meet with Egyptian president

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump has apparently taken Hillary Clinton’s bait.The Republican presidential nominee will meet on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, according to the Egyptian state media.Clinton, the Democratic nominee, announced last week that she would meet...

    UN, EU leaders meet on peace, security issues
    Sep19

    UN, EU leaders meet on peace, security issues

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday met with Mr Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, and Frans Timmermans, the first vice-president of the European Commission, they talked about the issues of refugees and migrants, and the peace and security in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics
    Sep19

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began with soccer’s Confederations Cup in 2013, extended to the 2014 World Cup, ran through IOC President Thomas Bach’s goodbye speech last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and finished with...

    In Russia: Pro-Putin party wins 44.5 pct in parliament vote: exit poll
    Sep19

    In Russia: Pro-Putin party wins 44.5 pct in parliament vote: exit poll

    The ruling United Russia party, which Putin founded, won 44.5 percent in Sunday's vote, an exit poll showed, slightly down on the last election. Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election on Sunday, but early indications were that turnout was low, suggesting a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling...

    Putin?s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin?s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

    Putin’s party dominates at Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates at Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW:Russia’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory at parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in elections in 2018, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

    Early Results: Ruling Party Winning Russian Parliament Vote
    Sep18

    Early Results: Ruling Party Winning Russian Parliament Vote

    Early results on Sunday showed Russia’s ruling United Russia party winning in the parliamentary election amid reports of election violations and visible voter apathy in the country’s two largest cities. With more than 10 percent of the ballots counted, United Russia was recording 46 percent of the vote for party-list seats and far...

    Pride and pressure as Crimea holds first Russia parliament vote
    Sep18

    Pride and pressure as Crimea holds first Russia parliament vote

    Crimea went to the polls Sunday to elect deputies to Russia’s parliament for the first time since the region was annexed by Moscow — stirring pride in some, but pushing others to protest. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Pro-Putin Party Seen Winning Even More Power In Russia’s Parliament
    Sep18

    Pro-Putin Party Seen Winning Even More Power In Russia’s Parliament

    MOSCOW/SARANSK, Russia, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The ruling United Russia party is expected to win even greater dominance over Russia’s parliament in an election on Sunday, showing that support for President Vladimir Putin is holding up despite sanctions and a deep economic slowdown.The election for the Duma, or lower house of parliament,...