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In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul
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In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul

Voters in Istanbul returned to the polls Sunday for a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies lost control of Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years

West Bengal Assembly paves way for a non-elected person to become mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation
India

West Bengal Assembly paves way for a non-elected person to become mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation

The Bill approved by the West Bengal Assembly also states that the person, after being appointed as mayor, has to get elected as a councillor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation

Uttar Pradesh civic polls result reaffirm people's support for note ban and GST, says Arun Jaitley
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Uttar Pradesh civic polls result reaffirm people's support for note ban and GST, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said that the results of Uttar Pradesh civic polls reaffirmed people's support for the GST which has made doing business "easier" for traders.

Ravinder Bhalla becomes first Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken, days after flyer attacked him as a 'terrorist'
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Ravinder Bhalla becomes first Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken, days after flyer attacked him as a 'terrorist'

Ravinder Bhalla has become the first ever Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken city after a stiff competition that turned ugly when he was labelled a terrorist in slanderous flyer

Maharashtra govt plans to hold direct election for mayor's post, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Maharashtra govt plans to hold direct election for mayor's post, says Devendra Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government is mulling to hold direct elections for the mayor's post in the corporations that fall under the C and D category, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said.

Rajya Sabha polls: CPM nominee's candidature validity to be ascertained on 31 July
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Rajya Sabha polls: CPM nominee's candidature validity to be ascertained on 31 July

Bhattacharya, a former Kolkata mayor, filed his nomination as a left front backed CPM candidate on Friday, the last date for submission of papers for the 8 August polls.

Arvind Kejriwal alleges 'massive corruption' in EDMC, seeks report on funds released to civic body
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Arvind Kejriwal alleges 'massive corruption' in EDMC, seeks report on funds released to civic body

Alleging "massive corruption" in the functioning of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Arvind Kejriwal sought to know where funds released by his government

Bombs hurled at BJP leader, former Berhampur Mayor's house, no one injured
India

Bombs hurled at BJP leader, former Berhampur Mayor's house, no one injured

Bombs were hurled at the house of BJP leader and former mayor of Berhampur Municipal Corporation in Odisha on Monday allegedly by unidentified miscreants.

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid
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Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward launching an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of billionaire Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Chittoor mayor Katari Anuradha stabbed to death, husband injured over family dispute
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Chittoor mayor Katari Anuradha stabbed to death, husband injured over family dispute

The Mayor of Chittoor was on Tuesday stabbed to death and her husband seriously injured by unidentified assailants, in an attack suspected to be a fallout of a family dispute, police said.

Indian-origin man becomes mayor of Germany's Bonn city
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Indian-origin man becomes mayor of Germany's Bonn city

Ashok Sridharan, a mayoral candidate of Chancellor Angela Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has comprehensively won the election in Bonn.

Three-year-old boy becomes mayor in Minnesota
Life

Three-year-old boy becomes mayor in Minnesota

A freckled-faced three-year-old boy has gotten a few valuable pieces of advice from his six-year-old brother since he succeeded his elder sibling as mayor of a small town in northern Minnesota.

Mumbai mayor Snehal Ambekar compares PM Modi with Hitler
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Mumbai mayor Snehal Ambekar compares PM Modi with Hitler

Mumbai Mayor and Shiv Sena leader Snehal Ambekar has compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the late German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Horrid Friday: To save the city, Mumbai must be made a state within Maharashtra
Mumbai

Horrid Friday: To save the city, Mumbai must be made a state within Maharashtra

Mumbai suffers during every year during the rains because the the city's administration fail to deliver on basic city needs.

Congressional candidate shot dead in Mexico; Fourth victim before midterm elections
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Congressional candidate shot dead in Mexico; Fourth victim before midterm elections

Miguel Angel Luna, a former mayor of Valle de Chalco in the state of Mexico southeast of Mexico City, was attacked by armed men at his campaign offices

Mexico mayoral candidate killed during campaign event, third politician ahead of June elections
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Mexico mayoral candidate killed during campaign event, third politician ahead of June elections

A former Mexican vigilante running for mayor was shot dead during a campaign event on Thursday in the troubled state of Michoacan, the third politician killed ahead of June elections.

 Paris mayor gives backing to 2024 Olympic Games bid
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Paris mayor gives backing to 2024 Olympic Games bid

The mayor of Paris on Monday gave her blessing to a bid for the 2024 Olympics and asked local city officials to get to work on shaping a detailed plan for the Games.

Rio to ask big companies to shut down during Olympics
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Rio to ask big companies to shut down during Olympics

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro is to ask some of the city's biggest companies to shut down during next year's Olympic Games to make transportation easier for athletes and officials.

#BostonBlizzardChallenge: Boston mayor warns ‘snow-jumpers’ not to do it
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#BostonBlizzardChallenge: Boston mayor warns ‘snow-jumpers’ not to do it

Boston residents overwhelmed by massive snowfalls the last month have been recording videos of themselves jumping out of windows and into snowbanks, and Mayor Marty Walsh wants them to cut it out.

Mexico charges mayor's wife with organised crime, unclear if linked to missing students
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Mexico charges mayor's wife with organised crime, unclear if linked to missing students

The wife of a Mexican mayor whose police force turned 43 students over to a drug gang that allegedly killed them has been charged with organized crime and money laundering.