Stories about Elections from May, 2015
Has Prime Minister Abe really never read the Potsdam Declaration? Or is his professed ignorance a signal he rejects Japan's postwar pacifism?
Numerous media outlets have reported that Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has been impeached. While members of parliament have voted 121 in favor of his impeachment out of 125, there are a few reasons why the president is still projected to stay in charge for the time being: The constitutional court...
There was also a video featuring a popular local puppet as he spent a night in jail with Jack Warner, a Trinidadian former FIFA vice president who was indicted.
West African leaders have dropped the idea of instituting a two-presidential-term limit across the region, thanks to the opposition of Gambia and Togo, the only member states without term limits.
Is it a coincidence that the party which could derail the ruling party's majority in parliament keeps getting attacked?
'The organisation uses the concept of crowdsourcing for social activism and public accountability, serving as an initial model for what has been coined as 'activist mapping'.'
Blunders made by Bolivian civil servants show how simple mistakes quickly escalate in social media.
Celebration and jubilation near Presidential offices in Bujumbura after the overthrow of Nkurunziza. #BurundiCoup pic.twitter.com/WhJzXKfS69 — Robert ALAI (@RobertAlai) May 13, 2015 Following incumbent Burundi President Nkurunziza's candidacy for a third term, General Godefroid Niyombare announced that he has dismissed the current administration and that he is taking over until...
Despite an interventionist Supreme Court, a month-long delay in the results, and other irregularities, visiting international observers declared this year's election in El Salvador to be broadly transparent.
Marco Rubio is one of the most-watched Republican candidates because of what he represents to a new generation of Latinos, but he has a number of hurdles to overcome.
Following Burundi President Nkurunziza's announcement of his candidacy for a third term (unconstitutional by Burundi's existing law), a massive humanitarian crisis has hit the country as at least 50,000 refugees have fled the country after scenes of violence were reported in several cities. The occurrence of violence were often posted...
As a new politically conscious youth fills the streets demanding change, is a 'Guatemalan Spring' in the offing?
The identify cards will be used for the general elections in 2016. The mayor says he somehow managed to get two different IDs.
Nigeria's election means a political reshuffling, including key positions in the oil industry. Tolu Ogunlesi provides a funny, informative guide so you too can cash in on the oil wealth.
The UN Secretary-General plays a crucial role in tackling global challenges. The 1 for 7 billion campaign is looking to improve the selection process for the UN's top job.