Parliamentary elections

Leaders of left-wing parties in Denmark say they will back the center-left Social Democrats, with left to right, Pia Olsen Dyhr of the The Socialist People's Party, Pernille Skipper of The Red-Green Alliance, Mette Frederiksen of The Danish Social Democrats and Morten Oestergaard of The Social Liberal Party address the media after finalizing the government negotiations shortly after midnight at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Wednesday June 26, 2019. Frederiksen announced that The Danish Social Democrats will form a minority government backed by three other left-wing parties. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 11:41 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In Scandinavia, there's a new type of socially conscious liberal - that wants tighter restrictions on immigration. Left-wing parties in Denmark and Sweden that historically defended humanitarian values and generous welfare systems have shifted positions since Europe saw...
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Mette Frederiksen of The Danish Social Democrats address the media after finalizing the government negotiations shortly after midnight at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Wednesday June 26, 2019. Frederiksen announced that The Danish Social Democrats will form a minority government backed by three other left-wing parties. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 5:43 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three left-wing parties in Denmark are backing the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The deal would make the Social Democrats' leader, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, the country's youngest prime minister after the left-leaning party won...
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Mette Frederiksen of The Danish Social Democrats address the media after finalizing the government negotiations shortly after midnight at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Wednesday June 26, 2019. Frederiksen announced that The Danish Social Democrats will form a minority government backed by three other left-wing parties. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 4:50 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three left-wing parties in Denmark are backing the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The 18-page deal would make the Social Democrats' leader, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, the country's youngest prime minister after the left-leaning...
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An opposition demonstrator attends a rally in front of the Georgian Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, June 24, 2019. Demonstrators have returned to parliament for daily rallies, demanding the release of detained protesters, the ouster of the nation's interior minister and changes in the electoral law to have legislators chosen fully proportionally rather than the current mix of party-list and single-mandate representatives. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
June 24, 2019 - 5:14 pm
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia's ruling party said Monday that the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand of anti-government protesters. The statement from Bidzina Ivanishvili, the founder of the...
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An opposition demonstrator waves Georgian national flags as he and others march on the main street near the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, June 24, 2019. Thousands of protesters have convened outside the building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
June 24, 2019 - 7:38 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia's ruling party said Monday that the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand of anti-government protesters. The statement from Bidzina Ivanishvili, the founder of the...
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An opposition demonstrator waves Georgian national flags as he and others march on the main street near the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, June 24, 2019. Thousands of protesters have convened outside the building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
June 24, 2019 - 7:05 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia's ruling party said Monday that the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand of anti-government protesters. The statement from Bidzina Ivanishvili, the founder of the...
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An opposition demonstrator waves Georgian national flags as he and others march on the main street near the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, June 24, 2019. Thousands of protesters have convened outside the building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
June 24, 2019 - 6:25 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia's ruling party said Monday that the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand of anti-government protesters. The statement from Bidzina Ivanishvili, the founder of the...
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An opposition demonstrator waves Georgian national flags as he and others march on the main street near the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, June 24, 2019. Thousands of protesters have convened outside the building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
June 24, 2019 - 5:28 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia's ruling party says the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand of anti-government protesters. Bidzina Ivanishvili, the founder of the Georgian Dream party, made the...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader's government lasts. The Social Democrats are in a poll slump and rudderless after leader Andrea Nahles quit...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 21, 2019 file photo, Ekrem Imamoglu, candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, waves to supporters during a rally in Istanbul, ahead of the June 23 re-run of Istanbul elections.Voters in Istanbul return to the polls on Sunday for a rerun of the election for the mayor of the city. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
June 22, 2019 - 12:15 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Voters in Istanbul return to the polls Sunday for a rerun of the Turkish city's mayoral election. Turkey's top election authority voided the first vote, which an opposition candidate narrowly won. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party challenged the March 31 vote, alleging...
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