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Moldova elects president under Moscow's gaze

Chisinau - Moldovans go to polls Sunday to elect a president under the watchful eye of Moscow which wants the polarised country to remain in its orbit amid political and security crises on Russia's borders.

Ivory Coast's Ouattara seeks third term in vote hit by unrest

Abidjan - Ivory Coast voted in a presidential election on Saturday with opposition leaders rejecting the ballot after a boycott and pockets of unrest against President Alassane Ouattara's attempt to secure a third term.

Ivory Coast president seeks third term in tense vote

Abidjan - Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara seeks reelection on Saturday in a presidential vote that his opponents boycotted in protest over his bid to secure a contested third term.

Covid-hit Slovenia cools on famous daughter Melania

Sevnica - In contrast to the enthusiasm evident four years ago in Melania Trump's homeland Slovenia as she ascended to the status of US First Lady, now even her hometown has cooled on the country's most famous daughter.

Georgia ruling party, opposition both claim election win

Tbili - Georgia's ruling party and a grouping of opposition forces both claimed victory in parliamentary elections on Saturday after rival exit polls showed contradictory results, sparking fears of political instability.

Tensions high as Ivory Coast president seeks third term

Abidjan - Ivory Coast votes in a tense election on Saturday after an opposition boycott and clashes over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term.

America's other candidates: From Kanye to Phil Collins (not that one)

Washington - They include Kanye West, a former child actor, a libertarian and a prohibitionist named Phil Collins.

Biden joined by Obama as Trump targets Pennsylvania in election finale

Milwaukee - Barack Obama will join forces with Joe Biden in Michigan as Donald Trump goes all in on the crucial state of Pennsylvania Saturday and the two candidates dig deep on the final weekend before Tuesday's US presidential election.

Losing candidates in Guinea reject vote result, demos to resume

Conakry - Protests against Guinea's President Alpha Conde will resume next week, the political opposition said Friday, after 10 losing candidates in the country's election rejected the official outcome.

Fears and flight as Ivory Coast braces for vote

Abidjan - When fighting broke out between rival Ivorian factions 10 years ago, Veronique Yao left it late to flee Abidjan to her home town, a three-hour bus ride away.Two days before Ivory Coast's Saturday election, she was taking no chances.

Trump v Biden: the bookmakers' $1 billion election

London - The US presidential election is proving a boon for bookmakers, with estimates that more than $1 billion has already been bet on the winner around the world even before polling day.

Poll finds majority of Europeans would vote for Biden

Paris - Joe Biden would hammer Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election if it were Europeans heading to the ballot box, a poll showed Friday, underscoring the incumbent's unpopularity across the Atlantic.

Five things to know about Moldova

Chisinau - The ex-Soviet country of Moldova, which holds a presidential election on Sunday, is landlocked between EU member Romania, with which it shares a common language, and Ukraine.

Locals teed off about new Trump golf course in Scotland

Aberdeen - On the roof of his house overlooking the sea in northeast Scotland, David Milne stands below a Mexican flag and stares down at a palatial golf clubhouse owned by Donald Trump.

Calling the White House home: two contrasting 'first families'

Washington - As men in their 70s, both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have large extended families -- some members of which are the subject of scalding controversy, while others live less in the spotlight.

Trump, Biden square off in key Midwestern states

Tampa - Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off with rallies in key Midwestern states on Friday as a resurgent coronavirus further highlights their sharp differences just four days before the US presidential election.

Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protest movement

Alger - Algerians are set to vote Sunday in a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a "new republic", but a long-running protest movement rejects the exercise as window-dressing.

Suu Kyi kicks off advance voting for elderly in Myanmar election

Nay Pyi Taw - Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi cast her ballot Thursday ahead of Election Day next week with hundreds of thousands of elderly voters across the country expected to follow suit to reduce the risk of coronavirus.

US senators spar with Big Tech over legal immunity, politics

Washington - Capitol Hill clashed with Silicon Valley Wednesday over legal protections and censorship on social media during a fiery hearing a week before Election Day in which Twitter's Jack Dorsey acknowledged that platforms need to do more to "earn trust.

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

Miami - President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will rally voters just hours apart in the Florida city of Tampa on Thursday, their campaign paths crossing for the first time as the rivals' fight for the White House enters its frenetic final days.

Tanzania holds election marred by accusations of fraud

Stone Town - Tanzanians voted Wednesday in an election overshadowed by opposition complaints of irregularities such as ballot-box stuffing, as President John Magufuli, who is accused of stifling democracy, seeks a second term in office.

Suu Kyi and old guard frustrate young Myanmar politicians

Once celebrated as democracy champions, a tight elite of elderly former political prisoners at the helm of Myanmar's ruling party now stand accused of oppression, discrimination and censorship.

Millions queue to vote as India state election gets under way

Patna - Millions of Indians turned out to cast ballots in a state election Wednesday in the world's biggest vote since the coronavirus emerged, with booths packed out and many ignoring government advice on wearing masks and social distancing.

Four years on, Trump's relationship with New York plumbs new depths

New York - From insults and fearmongering to legal battles and budget cut threats, Donald Trump's love-hate relationship with his hometown of New York has descended into one of mutual contempt after four years in the White House.

Second night of clashes in Philadelphia after police kill Black man

New York - Hundreds of people demonstrated in Philadelphia late Tuesday, with looting and violence breaking out in a second night of unrest after the latest police shooting of a Black man in the US.

Tanzania votes in election marred by violence, fears of fraud

Stone Town - Tanzanians began casting their ballots Wednesday morning in an election overshadowed by opposition fears the vote will not be free and fair after years of repression under President John Magufuli, who is seeking a second term in office.

Zanzibar opposition leader says 10 killed on eve of tense election

Stone Town - Zanzibar's opposition leader said Tuesday that 10 people were killed as tension erupted on the islands ahead of Tanzania's elections, marked by concerns for a free and fair ballot.

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Warm Springs - Joe Biden flayed Donald Trump on Tuesday with accusations the US President has surrendered to a surging pandemic, as the Democrat took his campaign to the Republican stronghold of Georgia one week before the US election.

Pandemic fallout, onion prices dominate Indian election

Patna - Social distancing has been abandoned in frantic campaigning to form a government in the Indian state of Bihar, in the world's biggest election since the coronavirus pandemic erupted.

Malawi judges win award for historic vote ruling

Blantyre - Malawi's Constitutional Court judges were Tuesday named winners of a prestigious international award for overturning presidential elections for rigging.
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Tamils taking part in the December 19, 2009 national referendum.
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