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Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Australian debates same-sex marriage postal vote 9 August 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A rally in support of same-sex marriage in Sydney earlier this week The Australian government plans to gauge support for same-sex...
Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Zuma survives no-confidence vote

Zuma survives no-confidence vote 8 August 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-Zuma supporters celebrate in Cape Town South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived an eighth vote of no confidence – despite the ballot...
Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim

Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim

Venezuela vote: Authorities reject inflation claim 2 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright EPA Image caption Election day was marked with violent protests Venezuela’s electoral authorities have dismissed a claim that turnout...
Venezuela vote: Turnout figure 'tampered with'

Venezuela vote: Turnout figure 'tampered with'

Venezuela vote: Turnout figure ‘tampered with’ 2 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Violent clashes erupted during the disputed vote Turnout numbers for Sunday’s controversial vote in...
Jordan MPs vote to scrap rape law loophole

Jordan MPs vote to scrap rape law loophole

Jordan MPs vote to scrap rape law loophole 1 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption Jordan is one of a declining number of Middle Eastern countries with such laws Jordanian MPs have voted to scrap a law enabling rapists to avoid...

'Kill that bill' shouts as Obamacare vote begins

Demonstrators in the US Senate have interrupted the start of a key vote on repealing Obamacare with shouts of “kill that bill”. Senators are currently voting on whether to formally open debate on legislation to appeal the Affordable Care Act, a key...
Russia issues warning as US sanction vote looms

Russia issues warning as US sanction vote looms

Russia issues warning as US sanction vote looms 25 July 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump has tried to pursue a more conciliatory approach towards Moscow Fresh US sanctions against Russia would seriously harm...
Trump plea for unity on showdown healthcare vote

Trump plea for unity on showdown healthcare vote

Trump plea for unity on showdown healthcare vote 25 July 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright European photopress agency US President Donald Trump has issued a challenge to Republican senators to rally behind their healthcare bill, on the eve of a...
Gunmen attack Venezuelan opposition vote

Gunmen attack Venezuelan opposition vote

One woman has been killed after gunmen attacked a polling station in Venezuela during a vote organised by the national opposition. Three more people were reportedly wounded in the attack, by armed men who arrived on motorbikes. Footage showed voters running screaming...
Germany set for snap gay marriage vote

Germany set for snap gay marriage vote

Germany set for snap gay marriage vote 30 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright dpa Image caption The reform would give gay men and lesbians full marital rights German MPs are expected to vote to legalise same-sex marriage, days after Chancellor Angela...
Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote 27 June 2017 From the section US & Canada US Senate Republicans have delayed a vote on their healthcare bill until after next week’s 4 July holiday. The announcement by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell deals a...
Knife-edge vote counts rattle Republicans

Knife-edge vote counts rattle Republicans

Knife-edge vote counts rattle Republicans 21 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Georgia vote is the most expensive congressional election in history Cliffhanger election counts are under way from...
Puerto Rico set for statehood vote

Puerto Rico set for statehood vote

What does Puerto Rico vote mean? By Luis Fajardo BBC Monitoring, Miami 9 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images The US territory of Puerto Rico is holding a non-binding referendum on Sunday on the legal status of the Caribbean island....
South Korean vote may change outlook on N Korea

South Korean vote may change outlook on N Korea

South Koreans have started voting in an election that could have major consequences for the region. The vote comes following the ousting of former president Park Geun-Hye, who was indicted for corruption earlier this year and is awaiting trial. More than 139,000...

Trump on course to scrap Obamacare after vote

Donald Trump has moved a step closer to scrapping Obamacare after US lawmakers backed a bill to repeal and replace it. The legislation was narrowly passed in the House of Representatives after intense lobbying from supporters and opponents of Barack Obama’s...
Trump's Obamacare repeal bill faces crucial vote

Trump's Obamacare repeal bill faces crucial vote

President Donald Trump could be on course to make good on one of his key election pledges when the US House of Representatives votes later on dismantling Barack Obama’s signature health reform. After Mr Trump failed to convince enough of his own party...
Crucial House vote on Obamacare repeal bill

Crucial House vote on Obamacare repeal bill

Crucial House vote on Obamacare repeal bill 4 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images The US House of Representatives will hold a vote on Thursday on a revised healthcare bill that Republicans hope will replace Obamacare. House Majority...
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