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Voters set to punish UK PM May's Conservatives over Brexit delay

Voters set to punish UK PM May's Conservatives over Brexit delay

English voters are expected to use local government elections on Thursday to punish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party over its failure to deliver Brexit, revealing a divided and dissatisfied electorate.

Sheikha al-Jufairi pledges to meet voters' expectations

Sheikha al-Jufairi pledges to meet voters' expectations

Veteran councillor Sheikha bint Yousef al-Jufairi, who is contesting her fifth election as a candidate to the Central Municipal Council, said she is confident of victory this time too on the back of her services ...

Migration to Australia hits a 10-year low

Migration to Australia hits a 10-year low

The tougher oversight meant that just under 163,000 people were approved for migration between July 1 last year and June 30.

Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

Voters queued at polling stations across Lebanon on Sunday to take part in its first general election in nine years - an event seen as important for economic stability but unlikely to upset the overall balance of power.

Tunisia votes in first free municipal elections

Tunisia votes in first free municipal elections

Tunisia held its first free municipal elections on Sunday as voters expressed frustration at the slow pace of change since the 2011 revolution in the cradle of the Arab Spring.

Russian voters left guessing at Putin's economic plan

Russian voters left guessing at Putin's economic plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin will enter Sunday's election with little agreement among his top policymakers on an economic strategy for his next term, officials and analysts said.

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, soaks voters as they trudge to polls

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, soaks voters as they trudge to polls

Tens of thousands across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and rail services disrupted as heavy rain and wind lashed a wide swathe of Japan on Sunday ...

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a ‘new era of combat’ ...

Most American voters support limited travel ban

Most American voters support limited travel ban

Six in 10 American voters support the new ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States unless they can show they have a close relative here, according to opinion poll results.

UK's Labour seeks to woo voters with prospect of VAT cuts

UK's Labour seeks to woo voters with prospect of VAT cuts

Britain's opposition Labour Party will offer voters in Thursday's election the prospect of a cut in value-added tax, the party's top finance official John McDonnell was quoted as saying by a newspaper.

Anger and hope: Voters reflect on Trump's 100 days

Anger and hope: Voters reflect on Trump's 100 days

As Donald Trump approaches his 100th day in office, AFP sought out two voters -- one a supporter and another an opponent of the president -- to gauge what they thought of his performance so far.

French voters disappointed, undecided days before vote

French voters disappointed, undecided days before vote

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is too extreme, but centrist Emmanuel Macron is too young. Conservative Francois Fillon cannot be trusted, Socialist Benoit Hamon is the establishment ...