Latin America

Guatemala election: Migration a key issue in election

This Sunday, August 11, Guatemalans go to polls to choose their next president.

Russia

Tens of thousands rally at election protest in Moscow

Nearly 50,000 people attended protest demanding free city council vote, says monitoring group.

Tens of thousands rally at election protest in Moscow

Tunisia

Tunisia's PM Chahed submits bid to run for presidency

Youssef Chahed says he is ready to take on the role, a week after his party announced he would run for the top position.

Tunisia's PM Chahed submits bid to run for presidency

People & Power

Divided Under Trump: The Strange Death of American Civility

We investigate how the toxic partisan divisions of the Trump era have eroded civil norms vital for US democracy.

Inside Story

Why does Russia say protests are illegal?

Police detain hundreds of protesters rallying against a ban on opposition candidates for Moscow elections.

Benin

Benin presidential rival banned from polls for 5 years

Former Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou was handed a suspended 6-month jail term over 2016 campaign breaches.

Benin court bans presidential rival Zinsou from polls for 5 years

US Elections 2020

The Disunited States: How partisan politics is polarising the US

Unquestioning party allegiances and growing division between Democrats and Republicans may threaten American democracy.

Elections

Tunisia sets presidential election for September 15

Originally scheduled for November, the vote was brought forward following President Beji Caid Essebsi's death.

Tunisia sets presidential election for September 15

Russia

UN decries police use of 'excessive force' on Russian protesters

Russian investigators say they are launching a probe into 'mass unrest' and violence against police by protesters.

UN decries police use of 'excessive force' on Russian protesters

Russia

Hundreds arrested at Moscow demonstration for free elections

Recent wave of Moscow protests was sparked by move to ban all but a few opposition candidates vying for city council.

Hundreds arrested at Moscow demonstration for free elections

Ukraine

Will a comedian become Ukraine's mightiest leader?

Volodymyr Zelensky's Servant of the People party has won 227 seats in the 450-seat parliament, securing a thin majority.

Will a comedian become Ukraine's mightiest leader?

Elections

Comic-turned-president's party seeks Ukraine parliament majority

Exit polls suggest President Volodymyr Zelensky's party winning Ukraine's key snap parliamentary polls.

Comic-turned-president's party seeks Ukraine parliament majority

Pakistan

Historic election held in Pakistan's former tribal districts

Millions were expected to vote in elections for the first time since Pakistani constitution was extended to region.

Historic election held in Pakistan's former tribal districts

Europe

What's at stake in Ukraine's parliamentary election?

Sunday's vote will determine newly-elected president's tenure as he needs power in legislature to implement his agenda.

What's at stake in Ukraine's parliamentary election?

Africa

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

In this episode, we also look at Sierra Leone's radical efforts to tackle rape and pay tribute to a Somali journalist whose life has been tragically cut short.

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?