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13 Jun
Emmanuel Macron's alliance is in a tight race with the new left-wing union NUPES according to initial projections. Macron is predicted to win a greater number of districts which could grant him a parliamentary majority.
12 Jun
A new left-wing coalition wants to win a majority in France's upcoming legislative elections and challenge Emmanuel Macron's hold on parliamentary power. Their chances are slim but not impossible.
14 May
On May 15, parliamentary elections will take place nationwide in Lebanon. The Lebanese diaspora, estimated to be double the size of the domestic population, already cast their ballots last week. Around 60 percent of people across 58 countries turned out, slightly more than in 2018. We bring you a special edition of Middle East Matters on Lebanon's first elections since the mass protests of 2019.
4 Mar 2021
Elections in Ivory Coast are a chance for the opposition to regain power, with President Alassane Ouattara ruling with a majority. The outcome could decide the future of Ivorian parties, international observers say.
18 Apr 2020
In South Korea, parliamentary elections went ahead this week despite the threat of Covid-19. We meet a 19-year-old first-time voter and IT whizz, who has created an app to track people infected with the coronavirus.
16 Feb 2019
Nigerian election officials said they have postpone presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for Saturday. The head of the electoral commission said the delay was needed to ensure free and fair elections.
6 Jun 2017
Just a year after the Brexit referendum Britons return to the polls on June 8 for parliamentary elections. Young voters could play a key role in the outcome, but will they mobilise to have their voices heard?

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Germany has thousands of mosques, most of them tucked away in backyards or industrial parks. On Open Mosque Day, they open their doors to the public.
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Iran continues to be rocked by anti-government protests. Officials have urged security forces to respond harshly to anyone they say is endangering public order. State media reports that more than 40 protesters and police officers have been killed.
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Police in South Africa are searching for suspects wanted for the killing of a German tourist who was shot dead while traveling to the world renowned Kruger game reserve.
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We bring you reactions from the illustrated press to ongoing protests in Iran after the death of a woman in custody of the morality police.
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Half of the coaches in the NSWL were either fired or resigned in 2021 following misconduct allegations. An independent investigation found that the league did little to address sexual harassment and other abuses.
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Car bombings in central Somalia claimed the lives of scores of people, including senior regional officials. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack as the government ups its efforts against the terror group.