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Voting underway in Burundi for new president

Voting underway in Burundi for new president

Polling stations opened Wednesday in Burundi for a presidential election that is proceeding despite the coronavirus pandemic and a tense campaign marked by violence and repression ...

Troops at home of Togo opposition candidate as presidential polls close

Troops at home of Togo opposition candidate as presidential polls close

The home of a key Togo opposition candidate was surrounded by security forces for a number of hours after polls closed in elections widely expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe claim a fourth term in power.

US Democrats trade barbs as New Hampshire vote nears

US Democrats trade barbs as New Hampshire vote nears

Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg locked horns in their fight for the US Democratic presidential nomination Sunday as they scrambled for votes with just two days to go ...

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Irish officials started counting votes on Sunday in a general election forecast to put prime minister Leo Varadkar's party in a historic three-way tie after a surge from republican party Sinn Fein.

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon began voting Sunday in polls overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Italy's Salvini loses key regional vote, in relief for government

Italy's Salvini loses key regional vote, in relief for government

Italy's right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini failed to overturn decades of leftist rule in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna on Sunday in an election that brought relief to the centre-left and the embattled government.

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia interm leader Anez to run in

Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez on Friday said she would stand in the May 3 presidential election, which comes after the resignation of Evo Morales in November.

Bulgaria's government faces no-confidence vote over water crisis

Bulgaria's government faces no-confidence vote over water crisis

Bulgaria's government faces a no-confidence motion next week after thousands of people have been left with water shortages over the past two months, leading to public protests.

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

All five pro-government parties competing in Uzbekistan's first elections under President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took seats in the country's parliament, preliminary results showed Monday ...

UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to ‘get Brexit done’

UK PM Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to ‘get Brexit done’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ‘get Brexit done’ by Jan. 31 and then agree a new trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 ...

Dad of London Bridge victim says son was 'beautiful spirit'

Dad of London Bridge victim says son was 'beautiful spirit'

The first victim of the London Bridge terror attack to be named has been praised by his father as ‘a beautiful spirit’.

Namibia votes in test of ruling party's grip on power

Namibia votes in test of ruling party's grip on power

Namibians on Wednesday voted for a president and lawmakers in an election where resentment stoked by economic hardships and a corruption scandal could challenge the ruling party's majority.