23 May 2021
Voters deciding on who will draft Chile's new constitution have widely rejected the country's ruling coalition in favor of independent and leftist candidates. A new constitution was a key demand of the 2019 protests.
28 Apr 2021
The vote is the final step toward ratifying the EU-UK agreement and marks the last chapter of the Brexit saga that began almost five years ago. Relations between Brussels and London have already begun to sour.
9 Apr 2021
"I should be dead": suffering from an incurable disease, Frenchman Alain Cocq is calling on MEPs to adopt the right to euthanasia on Thursday, without which he is "obliged" to opt for "death in exile" in Switzerland.
18 Mar 2021
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says the OSCE and UN are ready to facilitate negotiations between the opposition and the Belarus government.
9 Mar 2021
Voters in Ivory Coast are electing a new parliament, with two former presidents hoping to keep the allies of the current leader, Alassane Ouattara, from claiming "absolute power."
15 Jan 2021
Early results of Uganda's presidential elections indicate a victory for incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has won 65% of votes counted so far. Counting is still ongoing and full results are expected by the afternoon of Saturday 16 January 2021.
15 Jan 2021
In tonight's edition : Ugandans turn out for a landmark election amidst an internet blackout. Former popstar Bobi Wine takes on President Yoweri Museveni's 35 year rule following a bloody campaign in which the leader's opponents were regularly targeted. And Thursday marks 10 years since Tunisia's Jasmine revolution which saw the toppling of former leader Ben Ali following a wave of protests.
14 Jan 2021
Bobi Wine, a 38-year-old musician, is the frontrunner among the 10 opposition candidates looking to replace Yoweri Museveni, who is seeking a sixth term. The 76-year-old clams Wine is backed by foreign interests.
28 Dec 2020
Voting is underway in presidential and legislative elections in the Central African Republic, in a key test for one of the world's most troubled nations.
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.
WHO advises against making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory, APC dissolves party organs across Nigeria and more
8 Dec 2020
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9 Nov 2020
People in Myanmar's cities wait in long lines for a vote expected to return Aung San Suu Kyi's government to power, who remains popular at home in spite of a reputation abroad shattered by the Rohingya crisis. Despite questions of disenfranchised voters and Covid risk, Suu Kyi has refused to postpone the polls.