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Mozambique votes in tense, high-stakes election

Mozambique votes in tense, high-stakes election

Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election widely expected to result in the ruling Frelimo party extending its decades-long rule over a country that is set to become one of the world's main gas exporters.

US tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to election tampering

US tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to election tampering

The United States tightened sanctions on Monday against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election ...

UK Labour deputy to demand Brexit referendum before election

UK Labour deputy to demand Brexit referendum before election

Britain's main opposition Labour Party should campaign against Brexit and push for a referendum to reverse its planned departure from the European Union before any election ...

Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

Russia's ruling United Russia party, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow parliament, near complete data cited by Russian news agencies ...

British PM in limbo after MPs reject his Brexit plan, elections

British PM in limbo after MPs reject his Brexit plan, elections

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was left in limbo on Wednesday after MPs voted to derail his Brexit plan and rejected his call for an early election to break the political deadlock.

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament.

Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election

Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, vowing to keep alive plans to amend the nation's pacifist constitution.

Over 20,000 rally in Moscow as election anger boils over

Over 20,000 rally in Moscow as election anger boils over

More than 22,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to demand free and fair local polls, incensed by the authorities' refusal to put popular opposition candidates on the ballot.

Kazakh authorities arrested 670 during election protests

Kazakh authorities arrested 670 during election protests

Authorities in Kazakhstan arrested 670 people in protests accompanying the election of the country's first new president in three decades, according to a local media report.

Infantino waved in for second term as FIFA president

Infantino waved in for second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he had turned FIFA into an organisation ‘synonymous with credibility’ as he was re-elected for a second term as president of world football's governing body.

European voters set stage for battle for EU's soul

European voters set stage for battle for EU's soul

Europeans headed to the polls in their tens of millions Sunday to choose their champions in a looming battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to chart a course for the union.

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed an ‘inclusive’ future for all Indians on Thursday after a landslide election victory that crushed the Gandhi dynasty's comeback hopes once again.