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Landslide democratic win in HK election raises pressure on city's leader

Landslide democratic win in HK election raises pressure on city's leader

Hong Kong's democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government protests ...

Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Polls opened on Sunday in Guinea-Bissau's presidential election, which it is hoped will solve a leadership crisis in the coup-prone and impoverished West African country.

'Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of local elections

'Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of local elections

A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds ...

UK budget deficit hits 5-yr high before election give-aways

UK budget deficit hits 5-yr high before election give-aways

Britain ran a much bigger budget deficit last month than expected, showing how public borrowing is already on the rise even before politicians implement any of the costly spending pledges ...

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

Tension rose in Bolivia's election crisis on Sunday after an opposition figure called on the military to take ‘the side of the people’ and vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales.

British PM Johnson gambles on an election to decide the fate of Brexit

British PM Johnson gambles on an election to decide the fate of Brexit

The fate of Britain's departure from the European Union could be decided in a Dec. 12 election after Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally won parliamentary approval for a gamble ...

Italy's Salvini scores landslide victory in Umbria regional election

Italy's Salvini scores landslide victory in Umbria regional election

Italy's far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini has scored a historic victory in the first electoral test since losing his government job in August, results showed Monday.

EU likely to agree Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks an election

EU likely to agree Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks an election

The European Union is likely to agree a 3-month flexible Brexit delay on Monday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election ...

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so he would call an election by Christmas.

Mozambique's Nyusi takes election lead, opposition cries foul

Mozambique's Nyusi takes election lead, opposition cries foul

Mozambique's incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has taken an early lead in results from this week's presidential election but the main opposition party has questioned the results ...

North Macedonia PM calls for snap election after EU snub

North Macedonia PM calls for snap election after EU snub

North Macedonia's prime minister on Saturday proposed a snap election after the EU blocked the start of membership talks, which had been the key policy goal of his administration.

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.