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Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan parliament

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan parliament

A staunch ally of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected speaker of Pakistan's lower house on Wednesday.

Turnout worries for Macron ahead of parliament election

Turnout worries for Macron ahead of parliament election

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe called for high turnout in this Sunday's parliamentary election which is expected to hand President Emmanuel Macron's new party an overwhelming majority.

Algeria's ruling coalition wins legislative elections

Algeria's ruling coalition wins legislative elections

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its coalition ally have won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, the interior ministry said on Friday of a vote marred by a low turnout.