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24 Oct 2020
Kamala Harris' nomination has not only energized a section of the Democratic party but also caught the imagination of millions of Indians. Beyond the symbolism, what does the US election mean for India-US ties?
21 Aug 2020
Former US Vice President Joe Biden has formally accepted the Democratic Party's nomination to be their candidate for president. He described the upcoming election as a "battle for America's souls."
5 Nov 2019
US President Donald Trump blames the media and the Democratic party for the ongoing impeachment inquiry, which he describes as a "hyper-partisan impeachment witch hunt," during a rally in Kentucky.
21 Sep 2019
In Italy, there is a last-ditch bid to carve out a viable majority in parliament after a rocky day of negotiations between Five Star and the Democratic Party yesterday. We’ve learned that the Democrats now are willing to accept Giuseppe Conte’s return as prime minister but some sticking points remain.
13 Sep 2019
Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden came out fighting amid criticism his policies were too moderate.
29 Aug 2019
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-right Lega had forced a crisis by pulling out of the last coalition.
27 Aug 2019
Italy's Five Star Movement says it will not hold further meetings with the Democratic Party unless it agrees to keep Giuseppe Conte on as premier.
21 Feb 2019
Governor Ralph Northam has walked back an admission that he appeared in a racist costume in the 1980s. Top figures in his Democratic party have called on him to step down.
17 Oct 2018
Universal health care, free universities: radical ideas or reasonable ones in a democratic society? Even the Democratic party is divided on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chances of success as she rallies her grass-roots supporters in NY.

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Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
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Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
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The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
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Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
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At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
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Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.