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Czech Election: President Zeman wins first round voting

Milos Zeman has won the first round of the Czech presidential election. With ballots in nearly all polling stations counted, he led with 38.8 percent of the vote, followed by the main opposition candidate Jiri Drahos with 26.5 percent. But Zeman failed to secure an outright majority. The outspoken critic of the EU refugee policy will now head to a run-off vote,, in what's being seen as a referendum on his anti-immigration rhetoric. Ben Said reports.

Czech Republic votes in the run-off elections

Czech Republic votes in the run-off elections

Russia Votes: Exit polls show Putin easily retained power

Russia Votes: Exit polls show Putin easily retained power

Brazil's Lula da Silva convicted, Dilma Rousseff exclusive interview and seven years of Tahrir

Brazil's Lula da Silva convicted, Dilma Rousseff exclusive interview and seven years of Tahrir

Brazil Election: Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential poll

Brazil Election: Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential poll

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Can we reverse global heating?

Can the US House of Representatives function under these conditions?

Can the US House of Representatives function under these conditions?

Is polarising politics contributing to the unrest in South America?

Is polarising politics contributing to the unrest in South America?

What's behind Russia's 36-hour ceasefire in Ukraine for Russian Orthodox Christmas?

What's behind Russia's 36-hour ceasefire in Ukraine for Russian Orthodox Christmas?

Is India responsible for the children's deaths in The Gambia and Uzbekistan?

Is India responsible for the children's deaths in The Gambia and Uzbekistan?

What does Israel's shift to the ultra-right mean for the region?

What does Israel's shift to the ultra-right mean for the region?

Is China hiding its COVID-19 numbers?

Is China hiding its COVID-19 numbers?

Should Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina resign as thousands protest against the government?

Should Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina resign as thousands protest against the government?

Is Peru sinking deeper into a political crisis?

Is Peru sinking deeper into a political crisis?

Managing Malaria | New Drug Brings Hope

Managing Malaria | New Drug Brings Hope

Does Twitter allow free speech to everyone?

Does Twitter allow free speech to everyone?

Will killer robots be part of our lives in the near future?

Will killer robots be part of our lives in the near future?

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