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Turkey and Russia: compare and contrast

Turkish local elections give its ruling party a vote of confidence, doing little to allay fears of growing authoritarianism. Vladimir Putin’s Russia looks increasingly like a role model.

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Election news from around the world

This week in our semi-regular roundup: news from Serbia, Slovakia, El Salvador, Maldives and Algeria.

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Update on Israeli electoral “reform”

Israel goes ahead with a modified version of its plan to make life harder for Arab parties.

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Egyptians vote yes – without much choice

There’s no doubt about the result of Egypt’s constitutional referendum, since campaigning for a “No” vote was effectively illegal. But the turnout might tell us something about the underlying level of support for the military.

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Death of a warmaker

Ariel Sharon ended his active career by apparently repudiating the things he had previously been most known for. Did he really mean it?

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The electoral top ten for 2013

A review of the year’s most interesting elections and whether they show us any general trends.

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Holiday reading on Middle East peace

Just as the Palestinians indicate some new flexibility about the direction of Mid-East peace talks, a study on public opinion shows both sides ready for serious compromise.

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It’s a deal!

At last, an Iranian nuclear deal. It looks as if western and Iranian objectives were not as different as some people argued.

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Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition

Turkey, as always, resents any official reference to the Armenian genocide. This time it’s Australia in the firing line.

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Turkey gets more connected

A new rail link in Turkey may have political implications down the track.

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