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Mamata Banerjee calls for 'impartial' committee on CAA; pained at demand for 'referendum', says Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
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Mamata Banerjee calls for 'impartial' committee on CAA; pained at demand for 'referendum', says Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Amid an intensified political battle over the Citizenship Amendment Act, West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of demanding a 'referendum' on the contentious law, generating fresh controversy

As Brexit deadline draws closer, UK is struggling to tackle fallout of decision on ties with Northern Ireland
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As Brexit deadline draws closer, UK is struggling to tackle fallout of decision on ties with Northern Ireland

In 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom (meaning the residents of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) took part in the 'Brexit' referendum.

Watch: We voted for Google and Facebook, didn't we? #DailyDope
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Watch: We voted for Google and Facebook, didn't we? #DailyDope

After the privacy breaches that have taken place, would these tech companies be able to safeguard the sanctity of the election procedures? Nikita Rana explores.

Ireland holds referendum for historic change in abortion rights; activists seek overturn of Catholic law in orthodox state
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Ireland holds referendum for historic change in abortion rights; activists seek overturn of Catholic law in orthodox state

Ireland votes on Friday in an abortion referendum that could be a milestone on a path of change in a country that, only a few decades ago, was one of Europe’s most socially conservative.

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy seeks to dismiss Catalonia's government, will call for fresh elections
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Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy seeks to dismiss Catalonia's government, will call for fresh elections

Spain said on Saturday that it will move to dismiss Catalonia's separatist government and call fresh elections in the region in a bid to stop its leaders from declaring independence

Catalonia referendum: Spanish govt apologises to injured Catalans, hints at attempts to settle crisis
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Catalonia referendum: Spanish govt apologises to injured Catalans, hints at attempts to settle crisis

A Spanish government official Friday offered the first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed independence vote as the sides showed tentative signs of seeking an exit from the crisis

Catalonia holds demonstrations in protest against independence referendum violence
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Catalonia holds demonstrations in protest against independence referendum violence

Demonstrators gather in protest in front of Spanish police station in downtown Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday.

Catalonia referendum: European Union says violence should not be part of politics, urges unity amid unrest
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Catalonia referendum: European Union says violence should not be part of politics, urges unity amid unrest

The EU on Monday urged all sides in the crisis over Catalonia's banned independence referendum to "move very swiftly from confrontation to dialogue" and said violence should not be part of politics

Catalan separatists occupy polling booths, defy govt order to stop independence referendum
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Catalan separatists occupy polling booths, defy govt order to stop independence referendum

Catalan separatists showed determination to press ahead with an independence referendum banned by Madrid, occupying dozens of schools designated as polling stations

Kurdish independence vote 'severely' damages US efforts to preserve unified Iraq, say experts
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Kurdish independence vote 'severely' damages US efforts to preserve unified Iraq, say experts

vote by Iraq’s minority Kurds for independence is a blow to the United States, which has spent years, billions of dollars and the lives of thousands of troops trying to hold Iraq together

Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi refuses to talk with Kurdistan about Independence referendum results
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Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi refuses to talk with Kurdistan about Independence referendum results

The Iraqi government will not hold talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) about the results of the “unconstitutional” referendum on independence

Kurdish referendum: Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats from Baghdad, Ankara to hold independence vote
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Kurdish referendum: Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats from Baghdad, Ankara to hold independence vote

Iraqi Kurds voted in an independence referendum on Monday as tensions rose with Baghdad and neighbouring countries over the historic vote.

Spain police raid Catalonia govt headquarters amid tensions over independence referendum
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Spain police raid Catalonia govt headquarters amid tensions over independence referendum

Spain's Guardia Civil police on Wednesday searched several headquarters in Barcelona of Catalonia's regional government, a Catalan government spokesman said.

Over seven million Venezuelans vote in unofficial referendum held by Opposition
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Over seven million Venezuelans vote in unofficial referendum held by Opposition

More than 7 million Venezuelans voted in Sunday's unofficial referendum held by the opposition to heap pressure on President Nicolas Maduro and repudiate his plan to rewrite the OPEC nation's constitution, monitors said

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to rejoin the ruling party after an absence of almost three years, the first major change to come into effect following the referendum victory on boosting his powers.

MCD Election 2017: Voting ends with around 54% turnout as faulty EVMs, heat keep voters away
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MCD Election 2017: Voting ends with around 54% turnout as faulty EVMs, heat keep voters away

Voting in the MCD Election 2017 was peaceful but both voters and political parties reported numerous cases of faulty EVMs and state election commission's apathy towards resolving the issues

UK lawmakers claim that one of the websites used for Brexit voting may have been hacked
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UK lawmakers claim that one of the websites used for Brexit voting may have been hacked

A website which allowed Britons to register to vote in last year's European Union referendum, Brexit might have been targeted by foreign hackers causing it to crash before the deadline.

Brexit, six months on: Rift among Britons remains wide
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Brexit, six months on: Rift among Britons remains wide

One campaigned to leave the European Union, the other to stay. Now, nearly six months after Britain's shock referendum vote for Brexit, two thirty-somethings prove the debate is still very much alive, and just as painful.

UN expert urges EU countries for referenda on CETA, calls it 'fundamentally flawed treaty'
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UN expert urges EU countries for referenda on CETA, calls it 'fundamentally flawed treaty'

Just a day before EU-Canada were to sign a major trade deal, an independent expert at the United Nations labeleld it a "fundamentally flawed treaty", and urged EU members to file referendum in their countries.

Australia to call for a referendum on same sex marriage in February 2017
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Australia to call for a referendum on same sex marriage in February 2017

To approve the legislation of same sex marriage the cabinet of the Australian government agreed to call for a referendum on 11 February, even without the support of the Labor party opposition.