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Albania kicks three out of politics over past crimes

TIRANA: Albania’s election commission kicked out two lawmakers from parliament and ejected a mayor from his job for failing to declare criminal records for offences overseas. Parliament voted a year ago to remove from public office anyone who had been convicted or committed any criminal offences or misdemeanours in Albania or abroad during their lifetime.… Read More »

Electoral surge of far left likely to shake up Spanish politics

CORDOBA, Spain: The parched olive groves and tranquil towns of Spain’s southern Cordoba province are an unlikely backdrop for a political upset that could reverberate across Europe. Yet some locals like 57-year-old Lorenzo Molina, an unemployed librarian, hope they can help deliver just that in a fresh nationwide election on June 26 following an inconclusive… Read More »