Parliamentary elections

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte gives 'high five' to children after casting his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 15, 2017 - 7:51 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest on election day in the Netherlands (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Some Dutch voters are queuing up to cast their ballots on one of the newest pieces of their nation — a recently created island in a large lake north of Amsterdam. Authorities have put a polling...
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Geert Wilders casts his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 15, 2017 - 5:40 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters cast ballots Wednesday at polling booths across the nation in parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year. Two-term Prime...
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, and PVV party leader Geert Wilders, right, wait to take their turn in the closing debate at parliament in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Amid unprecedented international attention, the Dutch go to the polls Wednesday in a parliamentary election that is seen as a bellwether for the future of populism in a year of crucial votes in Europe. (Phil Nijhuis HH POOL via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 3:21 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters cast ballots Wednesday at polling booths across the nation in parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year. Two-term Prime...
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March 12, 2017 - 3:54 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister says that four Cabinet ministers will step down and devote themselves to campaigning for the June 18 parliamentary election. Edi Rama said Sunday that the ministers of interior, health, social wellbeing and the state minister for local affairs, who...
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March 09, 2017 - 6:47 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a story March 8 about the Dutch Green Left party, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the party's best ever electoral result was 12 seats in 1998. The correct number is 11 seats. A corrected version of the story is below: AP Interview: Dutch Greens leader...
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A body guard watches over firebrand anti Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, center, as he answers questions during an election campaign stop at De Telegraaf newspaper in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, March 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 05, 2017 - 10:28 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A diplomatic rift between Turkey and key European nations deepened Sunday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany of "Nazi practices," days after a local authority prevented a Turkish minister from addressing a rally. Over at an election campaign event in Amsterdam,...
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FILE- In this July 28, 2013 file photo, Bahraini lawmakers participate in a special session of parliament to discuss how to handle the uprising in the Gulf island kingdom, convened in Manama, Bahrain. Bahrain has approved a constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians, a move widely criticized by activists. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
March 05, 2017 - 10:22 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain's parliament on Sunday approved a constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians, the kingdom's latest rollback on reforms made after its 2011 Arab Spring protests that likely will stoke an ongoing government crackdown on dissent...
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FILE- In this July 28, 2013 file photo, Bahraini lawmakers participate in a special session of parliament to discuss how to handle the uprising in the Gulf island kingdom, convened in Manama, Bahrain. Bahrain has approved a constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians, a move widely criticized by activists. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
March 05, 2017 - 5:02 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain on Sunday approved a constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians, the kingdom's latest rollback on reforms made after its 2011 Arab Spring protests that likely will stoke an ongoing government crackdown on dissent. Activists warn the...
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FILE-In this May 25, 2014 file photo, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, leader of a small far right and eurosceptic party leaves a polling station after voting in the European Parliament elections near Warsaw, Poland. Chosen a European lawmaker, he has repeatedly made comments that have outraged other lawmakers. The president of the EU parliament opened an investigation Thursday, March 2, 2017 into his comments that "women must earn less than men because they are weaker, they are smaller, they are less intelligent." He can be reprimanded fined or temporarily suspended for such comments. He recently said in Warsaw that it is a "20th-century stereotype that women have the same intellectual potential as men." (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
March 03, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish member of the European Parliament has launched another sexist tirade, calling it a "20th century stereotype that women have the same intellectual potential as men," and that the stereotype "must be destroyed because it is not true." Janusz Korwin-Mikke's insults on...
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