Serbia: Ruling SNS set to win parliamentary election by huge margin
22 June 2020 | 2:17 pm
Projections show President Aleksandar Vucic's right-wing populist party has won Serbia's parliamentary election. Opposition parties boycotted the poll, and COVID-19 fears prompted many voters to stay home.
5 Sep 2018
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says the party is in the advantageous position to retain Osun governorship seat in view of the performance of the outgoing governor of the state.
19 Sep 2018
Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said he was in Abuja to brief President Muhammadu Buhari about the flood incidence that is ravaging the state.
31 Dec 2018
Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the Police Service Commission, and the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, before a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop alleged plot by the president to extend the tenure of the IG that expires in January 2019.
28 Aug 2019
Britain's opposition groups say they have agreed to cooperate in a bid to prevent a "no deal" Brexit. However, they were tight-lipped on how they planned to do this, beyond saying they favored the parliamentary route.
14 Dec 2020
Thousands of Pakistan opposition protesters on Sunday rallied against Prime Minister Imran Khan's government in Lahore. It was the latest in a series of rallies across the country organised by an alliance of opposition parties.
13 Feb 2021
A trio of opposition parties in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region estimates that more than 50,000 civilians have been killed in the three-month conflict, and they urge the international community to intervene before a “humanitarian disaster of biblical proportion will become a gruesome reality.”
1 Oct 2021
On the eve of delayed elections in Ethiopia, some voters in the Somali region say they don't see the point in turning out because of an opposition boycott. Meanwhile in South Africa, the biggest political parties launch their manifestos ahead of local elections. And Tunisia's president names a little-known geologist as the country's first female prime minister-designate.
22 Jun 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron is facing difficult negotiations after his centrist bloc lost its absolute majority in parliament. The conservatives have already ruled out forming a coalition.
27 Oct 2022
Also, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month we take you to Nigeria, where many women see a cancer diagnosis as a death sentence. And Nnenna Okore, who uses bioplastics and waste to send a message of ecology through her work, is showcased in Paris.
30 Oct 2022
A curfew is in place in Chad as the government suspends seven opposition parties. On Thursday, at least 50 protesters were killed during clashes with police as people demonstrated against interim leader Déby extending his term by two years.
Progressive parties have seemingly secured a stunning victory in Thailand's general election. In the first ballot since youth-led pro-democracy protests in 2020, voters appear to have rejected the military-led rule.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Venezuela's opposition leader Maria Corina Machado said that Sunday's referendum in Venezuela over the status of the disputed region of Essequibo was "absolutely not" the success proclaimed by the Maduro regime. According to electoral authorities, 95 percent of voters approved of Venezuela's claim to the large swath of neighbouring Guyana, but turnout was around 50 percent.
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Against the backdrop of the Israel-Hamas war and one-off Islamist attacks closer to home, German authorities are confronting a "complex threat situation." Some observers warn against exaggerating the danger.
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Thailand's tourism bureau estimates nearly 1.5 million fewer visitors from China in 2023 than had originally been expected at the beginning of the year. Changing travel trends and economic problems in China are to blame.
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He's claiming that his remarks were "misinterpreted". The Emirati oil executive leading the COP28 climate conference in Dubai has come out fighting after widespread criticism of his suggestion that there was "no science" indicating that a phase-out of fossil fuels was needed to contain global warming.
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Students are among the victims of Nigeria's rampant inflation, as they face tuition fee hikes of over 300 percent. Also, the clock is ticking down towards DR Congo's general elections, in which President Felix Tshisekedi is running for a second term. Plus, Nairobi hosts international talks on the reduction of plastic pollution.
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The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa E. Osaghae, has called for a new framework for federalism in Nigeria, one that is more contextualised and adaptable to the country’s unique circumstances.
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