Peruvians head to polls in polarizing run-off
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Political parties in Myanmar are calling for the postponement of a national election amid rising COVID-19 cases. Continued unrest in the country's northeast also threatens to keep people from voting.
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Ivory Coast votes in a tense election after an opposition boycott and clashes over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term. Violence in the run-up to the vote has killed scores of people.
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Polling stations open in Ivory Coast for presidential elections after a campaign marked by inter-community violence. Two of the four candidates are boycotting the vote over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term.
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With votes still being counted from the US presidential election, we take a look at the stakes for Africa. The last four years have seen Donald Trump show disinterest, if not disdain for the continent. Also, a referendum on constitutional reform in Algeria sees record low turnout. And the daughter of a Rwandan once hailed as a hero of his country's 1994 genocide says the international community is overlooking the shady circumstances that saw her father snatched from his life in the US and thrown into jail back in his homeland.
22 Nov 2020
Peruvians gather in the capital Lima in protest, and to pay tribute to two young people who died during anti-government protests. Public prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation against former president Manuel Merino, his interior minister and other officials over the deaths, as Peru continues to be embroiled in a political crisis, with Congress today electing Francisco Sagasti as the country’s new president, the third in a week.
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As coronavirus infections rise, Germans are voting in two state elections on Sunday. The outcomes could have an impact on parties' national standing ahead of September's vote to replace Angela Merkel.
28 Mar 2021
The 39th weekly protest against Israeli PM Netanyahu's alleged corruption and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic saw thousands gather in Jerusalem with only three days left for the parliamentary elections.
27 Mar 2021
Israel's economy has weathered the Covid-19 pandemic better than most, with a contraction in GDP of only 2.4 percent in 2020. Demand for Israeli technology exports plus its rapid vaccine rollout helped to reduce the economic impact, but there are fears that employment may take years to return to pre-pandemic levels. Also today, we look at efforts in France to push more employers to boost remote working arrangements, as lockdown is imposed in several regions of the country. Local officials are to increase inspections of businesses to ensure their compliance with government guidance.
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Benjamin Netanyahu claimed a "huge win" after initial exit polls put his Likud party in the lead. However, his camp is likely to fall short of a majority, setting the stage for yet another deadlock.
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