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  • Russia in mind, Latvia votes in parliamentary elections
    October 4, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Polling stations opened in Latvia on Saturday for parliamentary elections from which the current ruling center-right coalition under Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuman is likely to emerge victorious. The four parties […]

  • Turkish press say Erdogan beats Ihsanoglu
    August 10, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks set to become Turkey’s next president. Initial election results put the current prime minister on 52 percent. He has promised a ” new Turkey” – something […]

  • Kosovo elections marked by low voter turnout
    June 8, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Polling stations closed across Kosovo at 7pm local time (1700 UTC ). The electoral commission reported low voter turnout, saying that little more than 25 per cent had cast ballots […]

  • Deutsche Welle: Political extremism on the rise in Bulgaria
    May 6, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    At about nine per cent of the population, Bulgaria’s Muslim minority is the EU’s largest. The minority group is made up of Turkish-speaking “Bulgarian Turks,” of Bulgarian-speaking Muslims commonly known […]

  • Ukraine: ‘EU needs to follow through’
    March 17, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    DW: EU foreign ministers have imposed sanctions – travel bans and asset freezes – on 13 Russian officials and eight Ukrainian officials from Crimea, saying further economic sanctions could follow later […]