Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization
Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States.
Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral re-run
The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the re-run is proof that President Erdogan does not want to lose grip on power.
Real-life issues, not ideology dominate India’s youth vote
Real-life issues, not ideology dominate India’s youth vote.
South Africa: Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane casts his vote
Mmusi Maimane, leader of the main opposition centrist Democratic Alliance (DA) party, casts his vote in the South African general elections. The ruling ANC party, in power since 1994, is the favorite to win despite corruption scandals, sluggish economic growth, and record unemployment.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders sentenced
The "Umbrella Movement" leaders organized 79 days of pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory in 2014. The group wanted Hong Kong voters to have the right to choose the city's leader.
May delays Brexit vote again
Theresa May has again delayed the parliamentary vote on her deal. It won’t take place this week. She, instead, has set a new deadline of March 12th, just 17 days before the U.K.
Senegal votes for new president
Senegalese voters will choose from just five candidates in its presidential election after two were barred from the vote. Current President Macky Sall is the favorite to win.