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World - Africa
6/14/2024 12:30:42 PM
For the first time in 30 years, South African lawmakers will elect a president on Friday with the outcome not a mere formality.

World - Africa
6/12/2024 10:54:34 PM
Guinea's Prime Minister Amadou Oury Bah on Wednesday said he was worried about opinion turning against Africans in Europe after far-right parties made significant gains in Sunday's European parliament vote.

World - Africa
6/12/2024 9:57:40 PM
The leader of South Africa's Inkatha Freedom Party said Wednesday it will join a proposed government of national unity, a step toward ending the country's political deadlock after the long-ruling African National Congress lost its parliamentary majority in last month's election.

Opinion -
6/12/2024 4:42:31 PM
The recent European Union elections have witnessed a notable rise in support for far-right and populist parties across various member states, with this surge in their popularity raising concerns about the EU’s future direction and its impact on key issues like immigration, trade, and democratic values protection.

World - War in Ukraine
6/11/2024 9:15:51 PM
German far-right and left-wing nationalist lawmakers boycotted a parliamentary address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Tuesday in which he warned that pro-Russian rhetoric posed a growing danger to EU nations.

Business - Markets & Companies
6/11/2024 5:57:24 PM
European stock markets and the euro tumbled further Tuesday as investors faced weeks of political uncertainty after far-right gains in EU Parliament elections that sparked early elections in France.

World - International
6/11/2024 12:15:33 PM
"It's the future of the French nation that's at stake in a few weeks," Macron's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told broadcaster BFMTV Tuesday, as France heads into its shortest electoral campaign for parliamentary seats following the rise of the far right in the EU ballot.

World - Africa
6/10/2024 9:58:20 PM
South Africa's newly elected parliament is to convene for the first time on Friday, authorities said, as political parties scramble to form a coalition after general elections produced no outright winner.

Business - Economy
6/10/2024 2:31:45 PM
Europe's stock markets and the euro slid Monday after far-right parties performed well in EU elections, prompting French President Emmanuel Macron to call a snap parliamentary poll and plunging the bloc into political turmoil.

World - International
6/10/2024 1:08:51 PM
Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Armenia's parliament on Monday to demand Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's ouster over territory he handed over to neighbouring Azerbaijan to settle a decades-old dispute.

World - International
6/10/2024 12:47:06 PM
Far-right parties made big gains in the European Parliament in election results that rattled the traditional powers and made French President Emmanuel Macron call snap legislative elections.

World - International
6/9/2024 11:03:57 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday announced he was dissolving parliament and called snap legislative elections after the far-right trounced his centrist alliance in EU polls.

World - International
6/9/2024 8:41:16 PM
Voting for the EU's next parliament entered its final stretch Sunday for millions of people, from Vilnius to Madrid, with early exit polls pointing to far-right gains at a pivotal time for the bloc.

World - Region
6/9/2024 3:40:42 PM
Iran’s Guardian Council on Sunday approved the country’s parliament speaker and five others to run in the country’s June 28 presidential election following a helicopter crash that killed President Ebrahim Raisi and seven others.

World - International
6/9/2024 10:43:07 AM
Voting began across Europe Sunday on the final -- and biggest -- day of marathon EU elections, with balloting due in 21 countries, including France and Germany, where support for surging far-right parties is being tested.

World - International
6/8/2024 2:03:01 PM
Nearly 400 million European Union citizens have been going to polls this week to elect members of the European Parliament, or MEPs, in one of the biggest global democratic events.

World - International
6/8/2024 1:38:34 PM
Four days of voting to choose a new European Parliament passed the halfway mark Saturday with Slovakia -- shaken by an assassination attempt last month on its premier -- and influential Italy joining in.

World - International
6/8/2024 1:25:57 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chief rival Rahul Gandhi was nominated on Saturday to lead India's opposition in parliament after an election result that rescued his party from the political wilderness.

World - International
6/8/2024 12:27:19 PM
Determining what each of the main European Union institutions does is not easy.

World - International
6/6/2024 10:43:22 PM
An exit poll suggested Thursday that Geert Wilders’ far-right party and a centre-left-alliance were neck-and-neck in Dutch elections for the European Union parliament.

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