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EU judges to rule on Brexit on eve of May's crucial vote

EU judges to rule on Brexit on eve of May's crucial vote

The EU's top court will say on Monday whether Britain can unilaterally halt Brexit, potentially offering a boost to those opposed to leaving the European Union on the very eve of a crucial and tumultuous vote ...

Afghan election commission rejects Kabul vote invalidation

Afghan election commission rejects Kabul vote invalidation

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday announced that it rejects the earlier declaration by the country's electoral complaints commission invalidating all votes cast in Kabul ...

EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

The EU took steps Wednesday to protect upcoming elections against disinformation campaigns from suspects like Russia, launching a bloc-wide alert system and pressuring internet giants like Facebook for more help.

Togo opposition shutdown fails to rally strong support

Togo opposition shutdown fails to rally strong support

A Togo opposition appeal for an economic shutdown to protest upcoming parliamentary elections failed to muster support on Tuesday with many businesses ignoring the call and staying open as usual.

Modi, Gandhi duel in key Indian state election

Modi, Gandhi duel in key Indian state election

Millions of Indians voted Wednesday in a state election seen as a key duel between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his main rival before the whole country goes to the polls in 2019.

Bangladesh opposition says will contest election

Bangladesh opposition says will contest election

Bangladesh's main opposition party said Sunday it would not boycott next month's general election and would challenge Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the polls, despite its leader being in jail.

New Caledonia votes on independence from France

New Caledonia votes on independence from France

The French Pacific islands of New Caledonia vote Sunday on whether to become an independent nation, in a closely-watched test of support for France in one of its many territories scattered around the globe.

Georgia presidential vote goes to second round runoff: Election Commission

Georgia presidential vote goes to second round runoff: Election Commission

Georgia's presidential election will go to a second round runoff between two of the country's former foreign ministers after no single candidate won outright in the first round of voting ...

Georgia ruling party faces test in presidential vote

Georgia ruling party faces test in presidential vote

Georgians on Sunday went to the polls to elect a figurehead president in a vote seen as a crucial test for the increasingly unpopular ruling party.

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's main opposition Labour Party will not vote for a Brexit deal that offers little more than a ‘bridge to nowhere’, its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.

Macedonia votes on new name to end Greek row

Macedonia votes on new name to end Greek row

Macedonians went to the polls Sunday to vote on whether to re-name their country North Macedonia in a bid to settle a long-running row with Greece and unlock its path to NATO and EU membership.

Fiji sets date for second post-coup election

Fiji sets date for second post-coup election

Fiji will go to the polls on November 14, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced Sunday, for what will be only the second general election since his bloodless coup in 2006.