Politics

Nicolas Maduro wins second term in Venezuela elections

Venezuela election result: Socialist leader Nicolas Maduro wins by landslide in vote criticised as illegitimate Main rivals both declare poll, ...
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Saudi Arabia ‘to release 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners’

Release comes after request by Ethiopian prime minister during official visit to Riyadh, Ethiopian media reports. Saudi Arabia has agreed to ...
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Venezuela’s Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

Nicolas Maduro likely to win re-election despite Venezuela's economic crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second ...
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Violence ahead of Burundi vote to extend president’s term to 2034

Tensions have been high for months and proposal to keep president Pierre Nkurunziza in power has met with little resistance ...
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One killed, 20 injured in Sierra Leone’s presidential inauguration

At least one person was killed and about twenty injured on Saturday while trying to force the entrance of a ...
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Madagascar president lifts restrictions on opposition candidates

The Madagascar’s president approved a new election law lifting a provision that would have prevented the main opposition candidate from ...
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Ghana’s speaker vows ‘to resign if MPs introduce gay bill’

There are currently no plans to introduce such a bill but gay activists having been asking MPs to consider it ...
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Malaysia PM admits historic election defeat as ‘verdict of the people’

Malaysia election: PM Najib Razak admits defeat in historic vote, saying he 'accepts verdict of the people' Mahathir Mohamad, 92, ...
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Malaysia’s opposition wins with unexpected majority

Malaysia election: Opposition wins with unexpected majority, ending 60-year Malay party rule Malaysia's ruling party has been ousted for the ...
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EU tells Trump he doesn’t have the power to scrap Iran nuclear deal

The European Union has rebuked Donald Trump over his move to break the Iran nuclear deal, telling the US president he does not have ...
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