Constitutional amendments

French gendarmes and associations members count migrants as they are clearing out a makeshift camp along side of the canal Saint Martin, in central Paris, France, Monday, June 4, 2018. French police have evacuated around 500 migrants, mostly Afghans but some Africans from a makeshift tent encampment. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 05, 2018 - 11:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 5 p.m. Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway for a boat reportedly carrying 21 people believed to be migrants in the Ionian Sea, west of the Greek mainland. Four patrol boats and a coast guard...
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People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. The first official results for Ireland's landmark abortion referendum have begun to come in, indicating a landslide win for abortion rights campaigners is likely in diverse constituencies across the country. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
May 27, 2018 - 8:39 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on reaction to the Irish abortion referendum result (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Britain's prime minister welcomed the outcome of the Ireland abortion referendum, in which voters overwhelmingly chose to abolish a ban on terminations. Theresa May said that Friday's...
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People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. The first official results for Ireland's landmark abortion referendum have begun to come in, indicating a landslide win for abortion rights campaigners is likely in diverse constituencies across the country. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
May 27, 2018 - 3:44 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Attention is turning to Ireland's parliament now that the country's citizens have voted in landslide numbers to remove the abortion ban from its constitution. It will be up to parliament to make new laws to govern abortions now that the public has turned thumbs down on the Eighth...
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People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. The first official results for Ireland's landmark abortion referendum have begun to come in, indicating a landslide win for abortion rights campaigners is likely in diverse constituencies across the country. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
May 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on the Irish abortion referendum (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Final results from a referendum show that Irish voters have overwhelmingly supported repealing their country's constitutional ban on abortions and having parliament enact laws that reflect the popular vote...
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People from the"Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at the RDS count centre, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. A leading anti-abortion group says Ireland’s historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions" in a statement that all but admits defeat, as two exit polls predict an overwhelming victory for those seeking to overturn the country’s strict ban on terminations. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
May 26, 2018 - 11:18 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for Irish women Saturday as referendum results indicated voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland overwhelmingly backed repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, speaking Saturday after exit polls...
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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks to the media after casting his vote in the constitutional referendum in Buye, north of Ngozi, in northern Burundi Thursday, May 17, 2018. The country is voting in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend President Pierre Nkurunziza's rule until 2034. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)
May 21, 2018 - 12:09 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A majority of Burundi's voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034, the country's electoral commission announced Monday. More than 73 percent of 4.7 million voters in the May 17 referendum supported...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2018 file photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi votes in Cairo, Egypt. On Sunday. May 13, 2018, a top newspaper editor known to be close to el-Sissi subtly suggested that the Egyptian leader be allowed to rule beyond the maximum two, four-year terms set by the constitution. Yasser Rizq did not explicitly call for amending the constitutional clause limiting the number of terms a president can serve, but argued that time was running out for the emergence of a viable replacement. (MENA via AP, File)
May 13, 2018 - 12:15 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A top newspaper editor known to be close to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is hinting in a column published on Sunday that the Egyptian leader should be allowed to rule beyond the maximum two, four-year terms set by the country's 2014 constitution. Yasser Rizq, chairman of the state-...
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Designated Hungarian Prime Minister and Chairman of Fidesz Party Viktor Orban, center, arrives for the inaugural session of the new parliament in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The governing Fidesz party in coalition with the Christian Democratic People's Party won a total 133 seats in Hungary's 199-strong national assembly in the general elections on April 8. (Szilard Koszticsak /MTI via AP)
May 08, 2018 - 9:33 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's president recommended Tuesday that lawmakers re-elect Prime Minister Viktor Orban to what would be his third consecutive term as he focuses on pushing through constitutional changes. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside parliament to protest against what...
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In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers are calling for higher salaries and increase funding for schools, prompting some voters to question where the state's taxes on marijuana are going. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
April 27, 2018 - 2:31 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado teachers are protesting this week for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems. The 2012 voter-approved constitutional amendment that allowed adults to buy marijuana...
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Myanmar's new President Win Myint waves to the media after taking oath of office at Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Friday, March 30, 2018. Myanmar sworn the longtime Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist as the country's new president, who will continue his predecessor's deference to her as the nation's de facto leader. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
March 30, 2018 - 1:49 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — A longtime Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist vowed to prioritize the rule of law, peace and reconciliation Friday after being sworn in as the country's new president, who will continue his predecessor's deference to her as the de facto national leader. Win Myint, 66 and the former...
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