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Voting Under Way in French Parliamentary Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Voting is under way in France, in a second round of parliamentary elections in which President Francois Hollande’s Socialists are expected to win a solid majority in the 577-member National Assembly. Opinion polls and seat projections from last Sunday’s first-round vote suggest the Socialist block could achieve at least 287 seats in the lower house […]

Voting Under Way in Greek Election

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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Polls are open in Greece for an election that could decide the future of the debt-laden country in the 17-nation eurozone. The main contenders – the New Democracy conservatives and the Syriza leftist radicals – have pledged to form a government that will renegotiate the harsh austerity conditions of Greece’s bailout by the European Union […]

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French Socialists Expected to Dominate Parliamentary Elections

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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France holds a run-off parliamentary election Sunday in which President Francois Hollande’s Socialists are expected to win a solid majority in the 577-member National Assembly, even without adding seats from its Green Party allies. Opinion polls and seat projections from last Sunday’s first-round vote suggest the Socialist block could achieve at least 287 seats in […]

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Greece Holds Second Election Sunday

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 11:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Greeks go to the polls Sunday in an election that could decide their future in the 17-nation eurozone. The main contenders – the New Democracy conservatives and the Syriza leftist radicals – have pledged to form a government that will renegotiate the harsh austerity conditions of Greece’s bailout by the European Union and International Monetary […]

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Greek Election a Referendum on Its Eurozone Membership

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Greece’s parliamentary elections on Sunday have effectively become a referendum — will Athens keep its eurozone membership or become the first to quit the 17-nation currency bloc? It is a simple question, but one with potentially far-reaching implications for Greece, the rest of Europe and the world economy. The Greek government has piled up debt […]

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Greek Election a Referendum on Its Eurozone Membership

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Greece’s parliamentary elections on Sunday have effectively become a referendum — will Athens keep its eurozone membership or become the first to quit the 17-nation currency bloc? It is a simple question, but one with potentially far-reaching implications for Greece, the rest of Europe and the world economy. The Greek government has piled up a […]

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French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies are on track to win a solid majority in parliament after winning the largest bloc of seats in the first round of voting for the country’s lower house of parliament. Official results for Sunday’s vote show the left wing parties with about 46 percent of the […]

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French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies are on track to win a solid majority in parliament after winning the largest bloc of seats in the first round of voting for the country’s lower house of parliament. Official results for Sunday’s vote show the left wing parties with about 46 percent of the […]

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French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies have won the largest bloc of seats in the first round of voting for the country’s lower house of parliament. Official results for Sunday’s vote show the left wing parties with about 46 percent of the vote in the 577-seat National Assembly. Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s […]

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Exit Polls: French Socialists Lead in Parliamentary Election

Posted June 10th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Exit polls from France’s first round of parliamentary elections show President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies winning the largest bloc of seats in the lower house. Early poll results show the left wing parties winning more than 40 percent of seats in the 577-seat National Assembly. Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party […]

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