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Elections

Democracy works differently in the various countries. In some countries, the result at the ballot can spark unrest, while in the old democracies of the western world, voters are increasingly tired of the ineffective process involving political parties.

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Articles About Elections

Australian PM Abbott delivers keynote speech during B20 Summit in Sydney
Australia May Sanction Social Media Websites to Ensure ‘E-safety’ for Children

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government is considering creating the post of a commissioner who will work on children's "E-safety." (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Smiles After the General Election in Auckland.
Kim Dotcom Event Fails Politically: Email Exposure Of PM Turns Dud

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand political scene is getting some spice from Kim Dotcom and his Internet Party (Sep 17)

Opposing yes and no signs are seen in Edinburgh, Scotland, September 15, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdo
Scottish Independence: Quebec Keeps Watchful Eye, Seeks Inspiration; Queen, Cameron Caution Scots to Thread Carefully

By IBTimes AU

All eyes are on Scotland's referendum for independence on Thursday. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM

Obama Agrees That Golfing After The Foley Address Was A Mistake

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

US President faced a press barrage about enjoying a golf trip after meeting the Foleys last month. (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, CONGRESS

New Zealand Dollar
Kiwi Parties National And Labour In Equal Chance To Form Government : Survey

By IBTimes AU

New Zealanders may be looking for a political change in the election as trends are changing very fast (Sep 04)

Regiolis regional train at Strasbourg's railway station
New Zealand’s Labour Party Commits Funds for Christchurch Rail System

By IBTimes AU

Strengthening public transport system is the right approach in urban development (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: INVESTMENT

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Smiles After the General Election in Auckland.
New Zealand Begins Advanced Voting Until Sept. 20; Kiwis Urged to Cast Votes Early

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand opens its advanced voting today until election day on Sept. 20. Among the first who will be voting are Labour party leader David Cunliffe and Kim Dotcom. (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Smiles After the General Election in Auckland.
Chinese Foreign Minister’s Visit To New Zealand Sparks Row

By IBTimes AU

The concerns of the opposition could have been addressed by planning the visit suitably. (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

Justin Bieber Arrives for amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2014 Event in Antibes During the 67th Cannes Film Festival
Justin Bieber Was Not A Very Good Host For 'Saturday Night Live,' Cast Members Tell All In A Book

By IBTimes AU

The cast of "Saturday Night Live" have called Justin Bieber not a very good host for the program. Former cast member Bill Hader and SNL member Kate McKinnon also share the same sentiments about Bieber. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: JUSTIN BIEBER, BARACK OBAMA, NEW YORK

Ukraine Protest
Ukraine Breaks Up Parliament, Sets Oct 26 as Parliamentary Election; Russia Plans 2nd Aid Convoy

By IBTimes AU

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has scheduled Oct 26 as a day for parliamentary election in his country, effectively breaking up the present composition of Ukraine's Parliament. He said the dissolution and early parliamentary elections were part of his plan to regain peace in Ukraine. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, UKRAINE