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31 Aug
Kenya's Supreme Court starts working on the petition challenging the result of this month's presidential election. Also, the UN sounds the alarm over the humanitarian situation in northern Ethiopia. This as a ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of Ukrainian grain finally arrives in Djibouti, on its way to Ethiopia. Finally, we see how former Rwandan lawyer-turned-designer Lambert Shumbusho wows clients from around the world with his skillfully crafted furniture.
16 Aug
Kenya's election commissioners stand by their disavowal of the presidential vote. The dramatic events of Monday have raised fears of violence like that seen after past disputed polls. In 2017, more than 100 people were killed after the Supreme Court overturned the result citing anomalies in the voting process.
26 May 2021
Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was not among those approved to run in next month's election. One candidate has been accused of participating in executions at the end of the Iran-Iraq war.
25 May 2021
Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was not among those approved to run in next month's election. One candidate has been accused of participating in executions at the end of the Iran-Iraq war.
12 Aug 2020
Protests have erupted in several cities in Belarus after a presidential vote that the opposition says was rigged. An exit poll showed long-time ruler Alexander Lukashenko was on path to claim a sixth consecutive term.
2 Apr 2019
Following the first round of Ukraine's presidential vote, TV comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is leading the pack far ahead of President Petro Poroshenko, exit polls show. Poroshenko said the result was a "harsh lesson."

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41 mins ago
Uniper's situation has looked increasingly vulnerable following the closure of the Nord Stream 1 pipeline. Previously, Germany's largest importer of natural gas said soaring energy prices had hit the company hard.
1 hour ago
Kyiv has said Russian missiles landed near Ukraine's second-largest nuclear power station in Mykolaiv. Meanwhile, the Baltic states and Poland have closed their borders to Russians holding visas.
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