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    Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidency
    Nov14

    Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidency

    Pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon on Monday emerged as winner of Moldova’s presidential runoff, viewed as an East-West choice in the impoverished ex-Soviet country. With 99.9 percent of ballots counted, Socialist Party chief Dodon had 52.3 percent of the votes, according to the electoral commission, with pro-European rival Maia Sandu on 47.7...

    Report: German Coalition Agrees on Steinmeier as President
    Nov14

    Report: German Coalition Agrees on Steinmeier as President

    The parties making up Germany’s coalition government are reported to have agreed to support the foreign minister becoming the country’s next president. Frank-Walter Steinmeier would take over the largely ceremonial role as head of state from Joachim Gauck, whose five-year term ends in February. German news agency dpa reported Monday...

    Merkel’s conservatives pave way for Steinmeier presidency
    Nov14

    Merkel’s conservatives pave way for Steinmeier presidency

    BERLIN — Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany’s Social Democrat foreign minister, was poised to become Germany’s next president after Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc dropped its resistance to his candidacy early Monday. The decision clears the way for Steinmeier, a career politician who has served in a variety of senior government...

    Report: German coalition agrees on Steinmeier as president
    Nov14

    Report: German coalition agrees on Steinmeier as president

    BERLIN (AP) — The parties making up Germany’s coalition government are reported to have agreed to support the foreign minister becoming the country’s next president. Frank-Walter Steinmeier would take over the largely ceremonial role as head of state from Joachim Gauck, whose five-year term ends in February. German news agency dpa...

    Bulgaria premier resigns after party loses presidential vote
    Nov14

    Bulgaria premier resigns after party loses presidential vote

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s prime minister handed in his resignation to parliament Monday after results showed his party losing badly in the presidential runoff, opening the way for an early parliamentary election. Boiko Borisov’s move comes after official results show Socialist-backed candidate Rumen Radev, a former...

    Bulgaria premier resigns after party loses presidential vote
    Nov14

    Bulgaria premier resigns after party loses presidential vote

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s prime minister handed in his resignation to parliament Monday after results showed his party losing badly in the presidential runoff, opening the way for an early parliamentary election. Halfway into its four-year term, Borisov’s coalition government has managed to restore political stability after...

    Bulgaria: Country in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president
    Nov14

    Bulgaria: Country in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president

    EU member Bulgaria faced an uncertain future on Monday after centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov quit following the crushing defeat of his presidential nominee at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition.Critics fear the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between...

    America loses its ardour
    Nov14

    America loses its ardour

    President Barack Obama and President Elect Donald Trump shake hands after meeting in the Oval Office on 10th November, 2016. ©Ron Sachs/DPA/PA Images When Franklin Delano Roosevelt outlined his vision of the future in 1944, shortly before winning his fourth presidential term, he committed the United States to “a long and arduous task, which will...

    Moldova’s Pro-Russian Candidate Claims Presidency in Runoff
    Nov14

    Moldova’s Pro-Russian Candidate Claims Presidency in Runoff

    Moldova’s pro-Russian presidential candidate Igor Dodon has declared victory in Sunday’s presidential runoff. With nearly all the votes counted in the former Soviet republic, Dodon, who campaigned on promises to restore closer ties with Russia, earned about 55 percent of the vote, well ahead of pro-European rival Maya Sandu. Final...

    A Russian-Friendly Political Novice Wins Bulgaria’s Presidency
    Nov14

    A Russian-Friendly Political Novice Wins Bulgaria’s Presidency

    Bulgaria’s Socialist Party candidate has won the presidential election, leading to the resignation of the country’s prime minister. Former air force commander General Rumen Radev, a Russian-friendly political novice, won nearly 60 percent of the vote, according to nearly complete results released Monday. Tsetska Tsacheva, the...