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Bahrain opposition groups to boycott polls

Two opposition groups, including Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, will not contest the upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections.   A third society could also follow suit in a move described by Sunni group

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Kuwaitis go to polls for 6th time since 2006

A boycott by some opposition Islamists and populist politicians may help liberals and independents in Kuwait's election on Saturday, but there are signs voters are flagging as they go to the polls for the sixth time in seven years.

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Kuwait elects new parliament, stocks rally

  Kuwaitis have elected a parliament including many newcomers which may prove more government-friendly than its predecessor but could lack legitimacy in the eyes of some due to a low voter turnout.  

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Kuwaitis vote in crucial elections

Kuwaitis voted on Saturday in a divisive parliamentary election held under new polling rules that triggered an opposition boycott of the ballot and mass protests. The election is the second this year in the oil-rich Gulf  sta

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India joins China in boycott of EU carbon scheme

India formally joined China in asking its airlines to boycott the European Union's carbon scheme, confirming what a senior Indian government source previously told Reuters and stoking a diplomatic row over the issue. "Though the European U

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Minister urges India to boycott London Games

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has urged the Indian government to boycott next year's London Olympics because of the event's sponsorship deal with Dow Chemical company, according to local media reports. Indian Olympic

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