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Sep 15, 2014

Anti-euro party polls well in German state votes

A new party that has expanded its anti-euro platform into a broader appeal to protest voters won seats in two more German state legislatures Sunday. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the votes in Thuringia and Brandenburg, two eastern states, would make possible Germany’s first ...

Sep 15, 2014

Main pro-Russia party to boycott Ukraine vote

The pro-Russian party that ruled Ukraine under ousted president Viktor Yanukovych said Sunday it would boycott next month’s parliamentary polls and form an “opposition government” to fight for regional powers and against Kiev’s Westward course. The decision by the once-dominant Regions Party came as ...

Thousands march for U.K. union as Scotland vote nears

Sep 13, 2014

Thousands march for U.K. union as Scotland vote nears

Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh on Saturday in a show of strength against Scottish independence as the final weekend of campaigning for the referendum got under way with everything to play for. Up to 15,000 supporters of retaining ...