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Trump confronts Putin again over election claims

Trump confronts Putin again over election claims

Donald Trump says he again asked Vladimir Putin if he interfered in the US election and the Russian leader reassured him “he absolutely did not meddle”. “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it,” President Trump told reporters...
Russian propaganda during US election revealed

Russian propaganda during US election revealed

Images alleged to be Russian propaganda posted on Facebook to influence the US presidential election have been published by Congress. Only a small number of pictures collected by the US Senate Intelligence Committee were released following a hearing featuring social...
Charges over Russia 'meddling' in US election

Charges over Russia 'meddling' in US election

A federal grand jury has approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. The indictment was sealed under orders from a federal judge, with US media reporting the target of the charges could be taken...
Kenya: More deadly violence as election delayed

Kenya: More deadly violence as election delayed

Two people have been shot dead by police in Kenya as violence continued over the country’s presidential election. It brings the total number of people killed in two days of clashes to eight. In Nairobi’s Kawangware slum, one man was shot dead as unrest...
Spain's PM calls December election in Catalonia

Spain's PM calls December election in Catalonia

The Spanish Prime Minister has dissolved Catalonia’s parliament and called a regional election for 21 December under sweeping powers. Mariano Rajoy took the decision as part of emergency measures in response to Catalonia’s parliament voting to declare...
Deep state at work in Kenya amid election

Deep state at work in Kenya amid election

Tear gas. Lives rounds fired over, even into, crowds. Ordinary civilians caught in a maelstrom of political violence that teeters on the brink of ethnic conflict. It’s been seen before and was seen again in parts of Kenya yesterday. But this time there is...
Judge shortage ends bid to delay Kenya election

Judge shortage ends bid to delay Kenya election

A legal bid to halt Kenya’s presidential election has failed as the country’s supreme court said it did not have enough judges to make a ruling. Kenyans go to the polls on Thursday, two months after President Uhuru Kenyatta won an election later declared...
Kenya's Supreme Court fails to hear election bid

Kenya's Supreme Court fails to hear election bid

Kenya’s Supreme Court fails to hear election bid 25 October 2017 From the section Africa Related Topics Kenya general election 2017 Image copyright EPA Image caption Two Supreme Court judges disagreed with the majority verdict Kenya’s Supreme Court has...
Kenya election: Last-minute court bid to block poll

Kenya election: Last-minute court bid to block poll

Kenya election: Last-minute court bid to block poll 25 October 2017 From the section Africa Related Topics Kenya general election 2017 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Uhuru Kenyatta won the August poll with 54% of the vote to Mr Odinga’s 45% Kenya’s...
Typhoon causes chaos in Japan on election day

Typhoon causes chaos in Japan on election day

Millions have battled severe wind and rain to vote in Japan’s election, as a powerful typhoon causes chaos across the country. While voting went ahead, more than 70,000 households were advised to evacuate – with 5,000 of those ordered to leave. Typhoon Lan...
Japan goes to the polls in snap election

Japan goes to the polls in snap election

21 October 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright EPA Image caption Millions of Japanese are voting on Sunday Japan is heading to the polls a month after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election in the face of the rising threat from North Korea. Voting...
Spain plans early election in Catalonia

Spain plans early election in Catalonia

By Europe Correspondent, Michelle Clifford in Barcelona, and Ceren Senkul, News Reporter The Spanish government and the main opposition have agreed to hold an early election in Catalonia – effectively sacking the regional government. A spokesman from the...
Celeb TV host to challenge Putin in election

Celeb TV host to challenge Putin in election

A celebrity TV host says she plans to run in the next year’s Russian presidential election where she is expected to face Vladimir Putin. In a YouTube video, Ksenia Sobchak, 35, announced her desire to run in March’s contest. Mr Putin, 65, was once deputy...
Kenya 'unable' to hold credible run-off election

Kenya 'unable' to hold credible run-off election

Kenya ‘unable’ to hold credible run-off election 18 October 2017 From the section Africa Related Topics Kenya general election 2017 Image copyright BBC World Service Newsday programme Image caption Roselyn Akombe said she did not “feel safe enough to...
Austria's snap election: What you need to know

Austria's snap election: What you need to know

Austria heads to the polls on Sunday in its snap parliamentary election. But who is Sebastian Kurz, why is he so popular and why is Austria holding a snap election? Here are your questions answered. Image: The Austrian parliament building, which was built in 1874 What...
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