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8 Aug
Senegal's electoral commission has said the ruling coalition has failed to hold on to its absolute parliamentary majority.
31 Mar
Zimbabwe's newest opposition party, the CCC, plants its flag solidly ahead of next year's general election after winning two thirds of seats in by-elections
16 Oct 2021
Two opposition alliances have narrowly defeated Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANOP party in the Czech parliamentary elections. The Pirates and Mayors grouping says they want to start talks on forming a government.
20 Jun 2021
Preliminary results suggest President Lopez Obrador's Morena party has lost its absolute majority. The elections were marred by violence, with dozens of candidates killed ahead of the vote.
5 May 2021
As a married couple for 27 years, Bill and Melinda Gates promised to give away the vast majority of their fortune through their Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Now that they’re divorcing, US$146 billion could head in two different directions.
27 Mar 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praises a "tremendous achievement" as his party is on track to win the most seats in Israel's election - the fourth in less than two years - but he is not guaranteed to secure a majority.
24 Dec 2020
It's the first election in the region since the Indian government stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status. The win for the PAGD shows that Kashmiri people want their region's special status back, say lawmakers.

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