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Kenya TV election debate has just one candidate

Kenya TV election debate has just one candidate

Kenya TV election debate has just one candidate 17 July 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Facebook Image caption Muthiora Kariara is a political newcomer A TV debate for Kenyan politicians hoping to become deputy president in next month’s elections...
Putin critic Navalny's election offices raided

Putin critic Navalny's election offices raided

The election headquarters of Putin critic and presidential hopeful Alexei Navalny has been raided by Russian investigators. Activists said police confiscated campaign pamphlets after they entered the warehouse. Navalny, who is currently coming to the end of a 25-day...
Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Russian hackers targeted election-related systems in 21 states during the 2016 presidential election, a US official has confirmed. Opening a Congressional session, the vice chair of the Select Committee on Intelligence, Mike Warner, described the hacking as marking a...
Macron party set for landslide in France election

Macron party set for landslide in France election

Polls have opened in France for the first round of parliamentary elections, with President Emmanuel Macron expected to claim a landslide. Mr Macron overwhelmingly defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to become French President last month, but requires a majority...
Your Definitive Guide To General Election Night

Your Definitive Guide To General Election Night

Rebecca Naden / WPA Pool / Getty / Owen Humphreys / PA There are two ways to do election night. By far the easiest and most sensible is just to go to bed as usual and wake up to a pretty clear picture about the results and who'll be forming the next government....
Malta election: PM Joseph Muscat wins snap poll

Malta election: PM Joseph Muscat wins snap poll

Malta election: PM Joseph Muscat wins snap poll 4 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Joseph Muscat and wife Michelle deny allegations of a secret offshore company Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has won the snap general...
Montana election: A measure of Trump's success?

Montana election: A measure of Trump's success?

A special election in Montana is being seen as a gauge of Donald Trump’s presidency and a test of Democratic ability to punch through its weaknesses. The congressional seat, left open by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, is regarded as a referendum on Trump that...
Iran votes in election to set relations with West

Iran votes in election to set relations with West

Iranians are voting in a presidential election in which moderate incumbent Hassan Rouhani is expected to face tough competition from a hardline rival. Mr Rouhani, 68, hopes the country’s 56 million eligible voters will back his policy of opening up to the world...
Merkel's party secures key state election win

Merkel's party secures key state election win

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has won a key state election in its rival’s heartland, just months before the nation goes to the polls. The Christian Democratic Union secured 33% of the vote to defeat the Social Democrats in North Rhine-Westphalia,...
Iran election: Fierce exchanges in final TV debate

Iran election: Fierce exchanges in final TV debate

Iran election: Fierce exchanges in final TV debate 12 May 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright EPA Image caption Flyers are handed out for candidate Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran Angry exchanges have erupted during the final televised debate before Iran’s...
Polls open in South Korea presidential election

Polls open in South Korea presidential election

Polls open in South Korea presidential election 8 May 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Voters are choosing between 13 candidates Polls have opened in South Korea’s presidential election, called early after a corruption scandal...
Election defeat is not the end of Front National

Election defeat is not the end of Front National

Le Pen: the name, the face, the brand – it was all so toxic here for so long. But not anymore.  She lost this time, but Marine Le Pen has changed French politics. Throughout this campaign, behind the racist tag, we have found people who defy the far-right...
Macron promises unity after winning election

Macron promises unity after winning election

To the tune of the European anthem and with a decisive victory secured, France’s President-elect Emmanuel Macron greeted thousands of supporters outside Paris’s Louvre museum. With a serious, almost somber tone, reflecting a divided nation, he pledged to...
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