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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ousted in no-confidence vote

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Spain’s parliament on Friday ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote sparked by fury over his party’s corruption woes, with his Socialist arch-rival Pedro Sanchez automatically taking over. An absolute majority of 180 lawmakers voted for the motion to loud applause and shouts of “Yes we can,” converting Rajoy into the first prime
Source: The New Age

Spain’s conservative Rajoy voted back in power, ending crisis

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Spain’s parliament voted conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy back into power Saturday, ending a rollercoaster, 10-month political crisis despite bitter opposition and divisions. 170 lawmakers voted for Rajoy, 111 against and 68 abstained — the latter all believed to be Socialist MPs, in line with a reluctant party decision to let its arch-rival govern in
Source: The New Age

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