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Kazakhstan’s citizens approve Constitutional amendments in state-wide referendum

Kazakhstan’s Central Referendum Commission announced on June 6 the preliminary official results of a state-wide referendum on the adoption of…

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United Kingdom

Croydon votes to create new elected mayor in referendum

Croydon has voted to create a new mayor who will be elected by local voters. The change was backed by…

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Europe

What chance of a referendum on ‘Czexit’ after this weekend’s election?

Czechs have no great affinity for the European Union – in fact, they are among the most sceptical of the…

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Europe

Is Italy set for a vote on decriminalising cannabis?

Italy could add decriminalising cannabis to the list of possible referendums to be held next year. There is already a…

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Europe

Is Italy set for a referendum on legalising euthanasia?

Italy could be edging closer to legalising euthanasia. A petition calling for the partial revocation of Article 579 of the…

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USA News

Swiss approve same-sex marriage by wide margin in referendum

GENEVA — Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted…

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Europe

Berliners back seizing housing from so-called mega landlords

Berliners have backed one of Europe”s most radical responses to gentrification: seizing property from so-called mega landlords. In a referendum…

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Europe

Swiss voters back same-sex marriage in referendum

A rainbow-colored flag reading ‘Yes, I will’ and calling the a ‘marriage for all’ is hung up in Bern, Switzerland,…

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Health

Tiny San Marino votes in referendum on legalizing abortion

ROME — Tiny San Marino is one of the last countries in Europe which forbids abortion in any circumstance —…

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Europe

Will the Swiss vote for gay marriage in Sunday’s referendum?

Twenty years after the Netherlands became the first in Europe to legalise same-sex marriage, Switzerland is among the last Western…

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