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Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change

Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change Sun, 21 Apr, 2019

Macedonians vote in a presidential election dominated by deep divisions over a change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.
Ukraine votes in second round of presidential elections

Ukraine votes in second round of presidential elections Sun, 21 Apr, 2019

Ukrainians voted  in a extraordinary presidential election set to see a comedian who plays the president in a TV show oust the incumbent in a stunning rebuke to the establishment.
Military ousts Sudan's Bashir; protesters demand civilian government

Military ousts Sudan's Bashir; protesters demand civilian government Thu, 11 Apr, 2019

President Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan in autocratic style for 30 years, was overthrown in a military coup, but protesters' jubilation was short-lived as they took to the streets demanding military leaders hand over power to civilians.
4 killed in Indian election violence as voting kicks off

4 killed in Indian election violence as voting kicks off Thu, 11 Apr, 2019

At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India's general elections, a six-week process that's seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.
Israel's Netanyahu wins re-election, main challenger concedes defeat

Israel's Netanyahu wins re-election, main challenger concedes defeat Wed, 10 Apr, 2019

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to re-election, with religious-rightist parties set to hand him a parliamentary majority and his main challenger conceding defeat.
Thousands of Sudanese press on with rally outside army HQ

Thousands of Sudanese press on with rally outside army HQ Sun, 07 Apr, 2019

Sudanese police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters who rallied outside the army headquarters for a second day urging the military to back them in demanding President Omar al-Bashir resign.
Thousands protest against Honduras president

Thousands protest against Honduras president Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Thousands of people marched through the streets of the Honduran capital demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez and an investigation of him and his family.
Anti-government protests spread across the Balkans

Anti-government protests spread across the Balkans Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

It all started with a video posted on social media: a secret recording from 2016 that appears to show a well-known local tycoon hand over an envelope containing bundles of cash to a party associate of Montenegro's long-standing leader.
Argentine unions, workers stage rainy pushback against austerity measures

Argentine unions, workers stage rainy pushback against austerity measures Thu, 04 Apr, 2019

Argentine unions, small business owners and activists took to the rain-drenched streets of Buenos Aires  to protest against austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, which they blame for amplifying worker hardships and sapping growth.
Croatia ex-PM Sanader jailed for $2.5 million bribe

Croatia ex-PM Sanader jailed for $2.5 million bribe Thu, 04 Apr, 2019

Croatia's former prime minister Ivo Sanader was jailed after the Supreme Court increased his sentence to six years for taking more than two million euros ($2.2 million) in kickbacks while in power, state media reported.
Turks vote in test for Erdogan as recession hits home

Turks vote in test for Erdogan as recession hits home Sun, 31 Mar, 2019

Turkey voted in local elections  in a test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with his ruling party risking defeat in the capital as an economic slowdown takes hold.
Police fire tear gas at Sudan protesters defying ban

Police fire tear gas at Sudan protesters defying ban Fri, 29 Mar, 2019

Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters defying a nationwide state of emergency, with demonstrations in the capital Khartoum and elsewhere, witnesses said.
Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela

Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela Mon, 25 Mar, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of plotting a "coup" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military assistance for the crisis-hit country.
Nigerians return to vote in governor, state elections

Nigerians return to vote in governor, state elections Sat, 23 Mar, 2019

Nigerians returned to vote in governorship and state elections  after polling a fortnight ago was declared invalid in some areas because of violence.
US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome

US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

Russia and the United States remain split on how to resolve the crisis in Venezuela, officials from both powers said after talks in Rome.
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