Europe

Azerbaijan's MPs ask president to dissolve parliament

The appeal comes a month after the prime minister resigned without explanation and was replaced by a presidential ally.

Azerbaijan's MPs ask president to dissolve parliament

Elections

Incumbent party wins Namibian election amid corruption scandal

President Geingob's win comes days after corruption allegations led to resignation and arrest of two ministers.

Incumbent party wins Namibian election amid corruption scandal

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Bobi Wine: People of Uganda will rise up if Museveni rigs vote

Ugandan pop singer-turned-politician discusses his plan to replace President Yoweri Museveni after 30 years in power.

Namibia

Namibia votes in tight polls overshadowed by corruption scandal

President Hage Geingob seeks re-election after first term marred by economic slowdown and scandal in fishing industry.

Namibia votes in tight polls overshadowed by corruption scandal

United Kingdom

Muslim Council of Britain warns of Conservatives' Islamophobia

The warning followed Britain's Chief Rabbi denouncing Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism in opposition Labour Party.

Muslim Council of Britain warns of Conservatives' Islamophobia

Jeremy Corbyn

UK's chief rabbi: Anti-Semitism 'taken root' in Labour Party

Ephraim Mirvis warns of 'poison' in main opposition party as UK prepares for general election.

UK's chief rabbi: Anti-Semitism 'taken root' in Labour Party

Tanzania

Landslide win for Tanzania ruling party in boycotted local polls

President Magufuli's ruling CCM party sweeps polls boycotted by opposition parties amid alleged gov't interference.

Landslide win for Tanzania ruling party in boycotted local polls

Uruguay

Uruguay awaits final poll result after runoff too close to call

Number of 'observed' ballots exceeds the margin between the two candidates in presidential runoff.

Uruguay awaits final poll result after runoff too close to call

Inside Story

Is the UK election about Brexit, health, wealth and education?

The Conservatives are promising a deal to leave the EU while the Labour Party is promising to increase social spending.

Tanzania

Why is Tanzania opposition boycotting local elections?

Poll to be boycotted by main opposition over allegations of government manipulation amid mass rejection of candidates.

Tanzania to hold local elections amid opposition boycott

Hong Kong

Record number to vote in pivotal Hong Kong district election

Vote scheduled for Sunday after more than five months of increasingly violent protests in semi-autonomous Chinese city.

Record number to vote in pivotal Hong Kong district election

United States

US expresses concern over China attempts to influence Taiwan vote

Self-ruled island that China considers renegade province due to hold elections for president, legislature on January 11

US expresses concern over China attempts to influence Taiwan vote

Inside Story

How hard is it to form a government in Israel?

Another deadline to agree on a government has come and gone after Benny Gantz gave up trying.

Israel

Israeli president: 'Dark days' as PM and rival fail to form gov't

President Reuven Rivlin has called the political reality a 'miserable situation' as unprecedented third election looms.

Israeli president: 'Dark days' as PM and rival fail to form gov't

Georgia

Can protesters change Georgia's political landscape?

Thousands of people are calling for snap elections following government's reversal on electoral reform.

Can protesters change Georgia's political landscape?