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Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself

Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.

Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Results of the March parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote

Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.

Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote
Abe's popularity drops after Japan defense laws passed: polls
Abe's popularity drops after Japan defense laws passed: polls

Japanese public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dropped in the days since his ruling coalition rammed through legislation allowing the nation's troops to fight abroad.

Abe's popularity drops after Japan defense laws passed: polls
Tsipras marginally ahead in knife-edge Greek vote: exit poll
Tsipras marginally ahead in knife-edge Greek vote: exit poll

Former Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras has a slight lead over his conservative rivals in the country's cliffhanger vote.

Tsipras marginally ahead in knife-edge Greek vote: exit poll
Final polls give Tsipras slight lead in Sunday's Greek vote
Final polls give Tsipras slight lead in Sunday's Greek vote

Final polls before Sunday's key Greek election gave a slim lead to radical left former prime minister Alexis Tsipras over his conservative rival.

Final polls give Tsipras slight lead in Sunday's Greek vote
Trump surges, Clinton losing to Sanders in Iowa: polls
Trump surges, Clinton losing to Sanders in Iowa: polls

Billionaire Donald Trump has extended his lead over the Republican presidential field, while Democratic overall frontrunner Hillary Clinton now trails underdog Bernie Sanders in the key early voting state of Iowa.

Trump surges, Clinton losing to Sanders in Iowa: polls
Counting begins in key polls testing Italian premier Renzi
Counting begins in key polls testing Italian premier Renzi

The centre-left party of Italian premier Matteo Renzi faced battles in regional elections, exit polls showed, after balloting which is also seen as a measure of the fading fortunes of ex-leader Silvio Berlusconi.

Counting begins in key polls testing Italian premier Renzi
Ireland awaits count in historic gay marriage vote
Ireland awaits count in historic gay marriage vote

Ireland waited Saturday to learn the outcome of a historic referendum on same-sex marriage, with crowds of anxiously optimistic "Yes" supporters expected at Dublin Castle to hear the result.

Ireland awaits count in historic gay marriage vote
Clinton, Rubio lead in 2016 US election poll
Clinton, Rubio lead in 2016 US election poll

Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are early frontrunners to become the next president of the United States.

Clinton, Rubio lead in 2016 US election poll
Israel's Likud, Zionist Union neck-and-neck: exit polls
Israel's Likud, Zionist Union neck-and-neck: exit polls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rightwing Likud party was neck-and-neck with the centre-left Zionist Union in general election.

Israel's Likud, Zionist Union neck-and-neck: exit polls
Israeli voting polls open for general election: AFP
Israeli voting polls open for general election: AFP

AFP correspondents said, for elections to determine whether Israelis still want incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu as leader, or will seek change after six years.

Israeli voting polls open for general election: AFP
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. ©REUTERS
Majority in US expect a woman president in their lifetime: poll

Seventy-three percent of Americans expect to see a female president in their lifetime, even as men are expected to maintain their dominant role in business.

Majority in US expect a woman president in their lifetime: poll
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British Jewish people fear future in Europe: poll

Almost half of British Jewish people fear they have no long-term future in Britain or Europe.

British Jewish people fear future in Europe: poll
Polish left picks surprise presidential candidate
Polish left picks surprise presidential candidate

Poland's ex-communist social democrats tapped a political unknown with model good looks and a doctorate degree in history for the May presidential vote.

Polish left picks surprise presidential candidate
Kerry pushes Sri Lanka leader to hold 'free, fair' polls
Kerry pushes Sri Lanka leader to hold 'free, fair' polls

Top US diplomat John Kerry has urged Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to ensure that Thursday's elections are peaceful and credible.

Kerry pushes Sri Lanka leader to hold 'free, fair' polls
Croatia's President Ivo Josipovic. ©REUTERS
Croatia's classical composer president seeks second term

Croatia's atypical president Ivo Josipovic is running for re-election with an emphasis on the more conventional promise of restoring economic health to the European Union's newest member.

Croatia's classical composer president seeks second term
Japan PM presses for wage rises after 'Abenomics' poll win
Japan PM presses for wage rises after 'Abenomics' poll win

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stepped up pressure on business leaders to hike wages as he embarked on a renewed push to reinvigorate Japan's economy.

Japan PM presses for wage rises after 'Abenomics' poll win
Japan's Abe set to win powerful majority: poll
Japan's Abe set to win powerful majority: poll

Japan's ruling coalition headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to sweep elections this weekend, retaining its unassailable two-thirds majority.

Japan's Abe set to win powerful majority: poll
Northern League party leader Matteo Salvini. ©REUTERS
Salvini seeks to fill Berlusconi boots on Italy's right

Italy has a rising star: Matteo Salvini, head of the Euro-sceptic Northern League, is scoring high in the polls as he bids to fill the political vacuum on the right left by Silvio Berlusconi.

Salvini seeks to fill Berlusconi boots on Italy's right
Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite West criticism
Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite West criticism

Russia endorsed a crushing victory for Ukraine's pro-Moscow rebel leadership after controversial polls that the EU slammed as a "new obstacle" for peace.

Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite West criticism