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Georgia opposition boycott election runoffs

Georgia opposition boycott election runoffs

Georgia held runoff elections in several constituencies on Saturday, in a vote boycotted by the opposition, which has refused to enter the new parliament in the Caucasus nation.

Seven dead in Uganda protests after arrest of presidential candidate

Seven dead in Uganda protests after arrest of presidential candidate

Seven people died in violent protests that erupted in Kampala on Wednesday after Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine was arrested, police said.

Biden at 213 electoral votes, Trump at 138: US media

Biden at 213 electoral votes, Trump at 138: US media

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls gradually closing across the United States Tuesday -- and then a long night of waiting for results ahead.

Ivory Coast president re-elected to contested third term

Ivory Coast president re-elected to contested third term

Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara was re-elected to a contested third term, electoral authorities said Tuesday, after a vote marred by deadly unrest and a boycott by the opposition ...

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will rally voters just hours apart in the Florida city of Tampa on Thursday, their campaign paths crossing for the first time as the rivals' fight for the White House ...

Trump traverses US as Obama steps up support for Biden

Trump traverses US as Obama steps up support for Biden

Former president Barack Obama holds his first rally Wednesday in support of US election front runner Joe Biden, while Donald Trump campaigned frantically and accused his opponent ...

Belarus strongman faces female rival in tense presidential vote

Belarus strongman faces female rival in tense presidential vote

Polls opened Sunday in Belarus as the ex-Soviet state holds a high-stakes presidential election with a female opposition candidate posing the greatest challenge yet to long-ruling strongman Alexander Lukashenko.

Poland votes in tight presidential election

Poland votes in tight presidential election

Poles began voting on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election between a populist incumbent closely allied with US President Donald Trump and a europhile liberal who wants to restore ties with Brussels.

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as new president

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as new president

Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera on Sunday took his oath of office as the country's new president after winning a re-run of general elections with 58.57 percent of the vote.

Macron braces for setback in France's local polls

Macron braces for setback in France's local polls

France's ruling party is expected Sunday to be handed a stinging rebuke by voters in the final round of local elections, the first big political test for President Emmanuel Macron since the coronavirus crisis began to ease.

Germany's Maas moots no more EU border closures without a vote

Germany's Maas moots no more EU border closures without a vote

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas does not rule out the possibility that some borders in Europe may have to be closed again in the event of a sharp increase in coronavirus infections ...

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 ...