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Azerbaijan: Treason and other charades
The arrest of a leading political activist is another sign the oil-rich country is nowhere near democracy.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 10:13 GMT
No party wins majority in Czech election
Bohuslav Sobotka's Social Democrats have won a slim victory but face a tough task forming a government.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 20:16 GMT
Portugal PM admits loss in local poll
Results show centre-right Social Democratic Party trailing liberal party angered by austerity measures.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2013 00:21 GMT
Germany's SPD leans towards coalition talks
Social Democratic Party says it is prepared to consider joining Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 03:53 GMT
Czech Republic to hold snap election
Lawmakers vote to dissolve parliament's lower house and hold an early election to end months of political turmoil.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 18:55 GMT
Iceland centre-right wins back power
Coalition talks to begin as voters reject austerity in favour of parties that ruled over 2008 financial collapse.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2013 19:44 GMT
Lithuanians vote in second round of election
Left wing and populist opposition parties expected to form next government after success in first round two weeks ago.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2012 08:49 GMT
Dutch election set to test EU popularity
Social Democrats and the Liberal party in close race in vote dominated by financial crisis and the EU's role.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 08:51 GMT
Merkel brushes off heavy electoral defeat
Chancellor says poll result in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state will not affect EU's austerity policies.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 15:42 GMT
Merkel dealt heavy blow in German vote
Centre-left-led coalition consolidates control of Germany's most populous state as support for chancellor's party falls.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 09:34 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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