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Almazbek Atambayev. ©RIA Novosti
Kyrgyzstan's president backs referendum on constitution

Ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev supported proposed constitutional changes that would limit the power of his office while expanding the mandate of the prime minister.

Kyrgyzstan's president backs referendum on constitution
'Project Fear' stalks Britain's EU referendum campaign
'Project Fear' stalks Britain's EU referendum campaign

Prime Minister David Cameron stands accused of unleashing Project Fear to try and keep Britain in the EU at a June referendum.

'Project Fear' stalks Britain's EU referendum campaign
Brexit 'biggest domestic risk to financial stability': Carney
Brexit 'biggest domestic risk to financial stability': Carney

Britain voting to leave the European Union would create a domestic risk to British financial stability: Bank of England governor Mark Carney

Brexit 'biggest domestic risk to financial stability': Carney
Emomali Rakhmon. ©RIA Novosti
Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May

Tajikistan is to hold a referendum in May that is expected to let President Emomali Rakhmon stay in office.

Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May
Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid
Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid

Hamburg residents voted in a crunch referendum on whether the northern German city should push ahead with its bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid
UK's Cameron defeated over votes for teens in EU referendum
UK's Cameron defeated over votes for teens in EU referendum

Britain's government came under pressure to let 16 and 17 year-olds have the vote in a referendum on European Union membership after suffering a defeat in parliament.

UK's Cameron defeated over votes for teens in EU referendum
Georgia breakaway region eyes Crimea-style vote on joining Russia
Georgia breakaway region eyes Crimea-style vote on joining Russia

Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia has said it plans to hold a referendum on joining Russia but the Kremlin appeared to pour cold water on the idea.

Georgia breakaway region eyes Crimea-style vote on joining Russia
Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support
Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support

The leader of the separatist Scottish National Party played down the chance of a new independence referendum anytime soon as her party gathered to build momentum for vital elections in May.

Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support
Merkel, Hollande hold talks in Paris on Greek referendum
Merkel, Hollande hold talks in Paris on Greek referendum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived for a meeting with French President Francois Hollande to take stock of Greece's resounding rejection of its international creditor's bailout proposals in a referendum.

Merkel, Hollande hold talks in Paris on Greek referendum
Australia moves towards referendum on Aboriginal recognition
Australia moves towards referendum on Aboriginal recognition

Australia moved closer to recognising Aboriginal people in its constitution after talks with indigenous leaders.

Australia moves towards referendum on Aboriginal recognition
President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. ©RIA Novosti
Greece would need new currency if votes 'No': Schulz

Greece will have to introduce another currency if it votes 'No' in Sunday's referendum on its potential bailout terms, European Parliament president Martin Schulz said.

Greece would need new currency if votes 'No': Schulz
Greek banks say have sufficient liquidity until Tuesday
Greek banks say have sufficient liquidity until Tuesday

Greek banks have enough liquidity up to their reopening as expected early next week after the country's bailout referendum at the weekend.

Greek banks say have sufficient liquidity until Tuesday
Greek PM calls referendum on bailout for July 5
Greek PM calls referendum on bailout for July 5

Greece will hold a referendum on July 5 on the outcome of negotiations with its international creditors taking place in Brussels.

Greek PM calls referendum on bailout for July 5
British PM risks party rebellion on EU membership talks
British PM risks party rebellion on EU membership talks

Prime Minister David Cameron was put on notice that 50 of his own backbenchers will lead calls for Britain to quit the EU if he does not secure major concessions from Brussels.

British PM risks party rebellion on EU membership talks
Merkel vows 'constructive' role to help keep Britain in EU
Merkel vows 'constructive' role to help keep Britain in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to help keep Britain in the EU by working on reforms with Prime Minister David Cameron.

Merkel vows 'constructive' role to help keep Britain in EU
UK referendum question will be a 'Yes' to stay in EU: reports
UK referendum question will be a 'Yes' to stay in EU: reports

British voters will be asked to vote "Yes" or "No" on remaining in the European Union in a referendum to be held by the end of 2017.

UK referendum question will be a 'Yes' to stay in EU: reports
Queen to outline Cameron's plans after poll win
Queen to outline Cameron's plans after poll win

British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives unveil their programme for government after a surprise clear win at this month's general election.

Queen to outline Cameron's plans after poll win
Most EU nationals in UK excluded from voting in referendum
Most EU nationals in UK excluded from voting in referendum

Most European Union citizens who are resident in Britain will not be able to vote in a referendum on its membership of the bloc.

Most EU nationals in UK excluded from voting in referendum
Cameron could hold British EU membership vote in 2016
Cameron could hold British EU membership vote in 2016

David Cameron could bring forward a referendum on Britain's EU membership to next year instead of 2017 to cut short an impending battle on two fronts.

Cameron could hold British EU membership vote in 2016
As UK election looms, Ireland fears 'Brexit'
As UK election looms, Ireland fears 'Brexit'

With elections looming in Britain, the Irish government has taken the unusual step of beginning a campaign to warn its biggest trading partner against leaving the European Union.

As UK election looms, Ireland fears 'Brexit'