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NEW DELHI/AYODHYA (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security. His re-election reinforces a global trend of right-wing populists sweeping to victory, from the United
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May’s ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy. Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch of Labour’s European election campaign in Kent, Britain, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Toby
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s two ruling parties faced off on Monday over whether their lame-duck government could even limp along until a snap election, with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives demanding the far-right interior minister’s head. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz addresses the media in Vienna, Austria, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger Kurz called off his coalition
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s chancellor is ruling out working with his deputy Heinz-Christian Strache, a coalition source said on Saturday, after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support. FILE PHOTO: Austria’s Vice Chancellor and head of Freedom Party Heinz-Christian Strache addresses the
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