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Exit polls have shown Modi well on track for victory after a six-week-long election that saw 642 million people vote in a seven-stage vote in the world's most populous country

Modi Eyes Triumph As India Counts Epic Vote

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was widely tipped to win India's election on Tuesday, in what would be a triumph for his Hindu nationalist drive that has thrown the opposition into disarray and deepened concerns for minority rights.
Nigel Farage's candidacy could spell bad news for Rishi Sunak's Conservatives

Brexit Firebrand Farage Shakes Up UK Election Fight

Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage announced Monday he will stand at the UK general election next month, in a major U-turn that threatens to split the right-wing vote and further imperil the beleaguered ruling Conservatives.
First Lady Jill Biden attends the trial of her son Hunter Biden in Delaware

Biden's Son Hunter Stands Trial On Gun Charge

Hunter Biden, the long-troubled son of Joe Biden, went on trial Monday on gun charges in a historic first prosecution of a sitting president's child -- and potential threat to his father's reelection.
The landings were the biggest naval operation ever undertaken

As War Again Shakes Europe, Leaders Mark 80 Years Since D-Day

Western leaders will this week mark on the beaches of northern France 80 years since Allied troops surged into Nazi occupied Europe in the World War II D-Day landings, haunted by the war again raging on the continent as Ukraine battles Russian invasion.
Georgian Dream faces mounting accusations of leading the country away from its Western trajectory and back into Russia's orbit

Georgia Signs 'Foreign Influence' Bill Into Law

Georgia signed controversial "foreign influence" legislation into law on Monday, prompting its pro-European opposition to vow far-reaching political reforms if they win October's elections.
A voter displays his ink marked finger after casting his ballot at a polling station on May 7

India Praises Vote Conduct With Modi Tipped To Win

India's election commission said Monday a staggering 642 million people voted in just-concluded six-week-long polls, a day ahead of the results which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is widely expected to win.
The ruling ANC is ahead in South Africa's general election, partial results show, but is on track to lose its absolute majority in parliament

South Africa's Ramaphosa Urges Unity After Historic ANC Setback

President Cyril Ramaphosa urged South African party leaders to work together in the public interest Sunday, after his ANC lost its 30-year-old governing majority in a bruising general election. But, in a sign of possible turmoil to come, graft-tainted former President Jacob Zuma boycotted the results ceremony.
Rupert Murdoch, seen here at the Super Bowl in 2017, has married for a fifth time at age 93

Rupert Murdoch Marries Again At Age 93

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has married for the fifth time at age 93, tying the knot with a retired molecular biologist a quarter century younger than him.
China accused Britain's MI6 of recruiting a couple who worked for the central government to spy for the UK

China Says MI6 Recruited State Workers To Spy For UK

China on Monday accused Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) of recruiting a couple who worked for the central government to spy for the UK, adding to months of mutual espionage allegations between Beijing and Western powers.


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