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Bahrain upholds life terms for opposition leaders

A Bahraini special court has upheld life jail sentences served on seven Shiite opposition leaders convicted of plotting to overthrow the regime in the Gulf kingdom, BNA official news agency said. Jail sentences against seven other activists, ranging between two to 15 years and including Sunni opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif, were also upheld…

Denmark votes as polls lean left

Danes came out in droves Thursday to vote in a general election expected to bring the centre-left back to power after a decade in opposition and deliver the country’s first woman prime minister. Polls have consistently suggested that Helle Thorning-Schmidt, 44, who heads the Social Democrats and a broad centre-left…