As Bulgaria heads to the polls on November 14, foreign-educated nationals who have returned are trying to drive badly needed reforms and tackle the country’s dominant problem — corruption.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, once praised for his reforms, has ensured he faces no real challenge at the polls.
Benin is one of the few countries on the African continent to legalise abortion for most circumstances. The law was passed on Wednesday night following a debate in Parliament, but still needs to be ratified by the constitutional court before it takes effect.
Germany votes in one of the most unpredictable elections in its recent history, with Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats in a tight race for her crown as she prepares to leave the political stage.
A controversial broadcast reform bill was rejected by the Polish Senate by a 53-37 margin. The bill now returns to the lower house of parliament where it will test the ruling party.
Russian President Vladimir Putin votes online in a parliamentary election, after he announced this week he was self-isolating due to a coronavirus outbreak at the Kremlin.
The country's president says that the referendum will strengthen democracy. But critics are calling it a political stunt and think it won't get the turnout it needs to be binding.
These Ghanaian youth are rejecting bags of food sent to them by a politician. In the video that has now gone viral, the angry youth could be heard demanding for jobs and not food items.
Armenians voted Sunday in snap parliamentary elections called by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an attempt to heal divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan and reaffirm his mandate.
Israel said it would not cooperate with a UN probe into possible war crimes committed during the conflict.
30 Dec 2020
The US House of Representatives has voted to override President Donald Trump's recent veto of a key defense bill. The Senate is expected to vote on Tuesday.
24 Jun 2020
Malawian voters have defied the coronavirus pandemic to return to the polls for the second time in just over a year after President Peter Mutharika's re-election was annulled by the Constitutional Court. Also, prosecutors at the ICC are appealing against the decision to acquit former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo of crimes against humanity. Victims of the 2010-2011 post-electoral crisis fear no one will be held responsible for their pain. And finally, private constructions have sprung up along Senegal's coastline and many locals are growing increasingly frustrated.