UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election
08 September 2019 | 8:00 pm
British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority.
Voters turned out to choose the country's new tripartite presidency and national, regional and local lawmakers. Nearly 30 years after the Bosnian war, the Balkan country is plagued by friction between its ethnic groups.
New figures have highlighted the devastation caused by President Bolsonaro's attacks on environmental rights. Brazil's presidential vote could determine the fate of the Amazon rainforest.
Lesotho's recently founded Revolution for Prosperity (RFP) party emerged as the single biggest party, after it won 56 parliamentary seats in last week's election, but fell short of gaining a clear majority, the election commission said on Monday
Young Nigerians who say they have grown tired of older politicians are mobilizing behind a candidate they consider more youthful and who promises real solutions to their problems. DW takes a closer look at Peter Obi.
The former prime minister was alleged to have unlawfully sold state gifts from other world leaders. His supporters took to the streets to protest the decision.
The election on November 1 could oust centrist Prime Minister Yair Lapid and see the return of his predecessor, Benjamin Netanyahu — with the help of the far right.
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has secured a return to office, defeating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. He called for "peace and unity" after a bitter electoral campaign.
Deforestation has soared under incumbent Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been rolling back environmental protections and emboldening illegal loggers. More fires are ravaging the Amazon rain forest right now than in over than a decade.
Despite being on trial for corruption charges, Israel's longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is hoping to make a comeback as Israelis vote in their five election in less than four years. The conservative leader was ousted just 16 months ago by a diverse coalition that united against him but ultimately fell apart.
Some pro-Lula social media users are sharing a video claiming to show roadblocks by Brazilian traffic police, preventing voters from going to the polls on Sunday. While there were police roadblocks that delayed voters that day, this video in particular has nothing to do with the elections in Brazil. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Israel's longest-serving prime minister will return to lead what experts expect will be the country's most right-wing government to date. Benjamin Netanyahu still faces corruption charges, which he denies.
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