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UK government drops taxes in election rush
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (APINTL) Cider drinkers, vacation home owners and libel lawyers are among the early victors in Britain's looming general election. All will benefit from the government's announcement Wednesday that it is dropping a host of planned... Read More

British stocks, pound drop amid uncertain election
Posted on 7 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (APINTL) Britain's main stock index and the pound fell Friday as investors reacted grumpily to an inconclusive result in national elections against a backdrop of global market turbulence. In the first minute of trading, the FTSE 100 share... Read More

Sudan opposition accuses US of backing flawed poll
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KHARTOUM, Sudan - (AP) Sudan's opposition parties accused the United States of backing the country's elections despite the deep flaws favoring the government, as officials announced Monday voting was extended for two days following complaints... Read More

Veteran Myanmar politician says gov't party to win
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

YANGON, Myanmar - (AP) A veteran politician contesting Myanmar's upcoming elections said Sunday the political party backed by the ruling military junta will easily win the most seats because challengers face financial and other handicaps. Thu Wai... Read More

Pressure mounts in Britain to form new govt
Posted on 10 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (APINTL) Britain's election deadlock appeared closer to resolution Monday as the Conservatives led by David Cameron and a potential ally both reported progress in talks to form a new government amid fears that prolonged uncertainty would... Read More

Iraq's Supreme Court ratifies election results
Posted on 1 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BAGHDAD - (AP) Iraq's Supreme Court on Tuesday ratified the results of the nation's March 7 parliamentary election, officially declaring the secular Iraqiya alliance the vote's biggest winner. The televised announcement by the court's... Read More

Al-Maliki bloc says 750,000 Iraqi votes in doubt
Posted on 12 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BAGHDAD - (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's political party claimed Sunday its investigation into the March 7 parliamentary election has thrown into question some 750,000 votes, enough to change the results of the nationwide poll. The... Read More

UK election: Best bet is that history will be made
Posted on 6 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (APINTL) Polls in Britain's razor-edge election opened early Thursday in a race that is likely to reshape the country's politics in historic ways. Should Gordon Brown cling to power, his Labour Party will have pulled off one of the... Read More