First municipal elections in Togo for more than 30 years

First municipal elections in Togo for more than 30 years

The last municipal councilors were elected in 1987 for a five-year term. Since then, there has been no vote. Togolese voters are expected to elect, on June 30, 2019, more than 1500 municipal councilors. The opposition, which boycotted the legislative elections of 2018, participates in the election and hopes to win town halls in this […]

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Benyamin Netanyahu plans to cancel the legislative elections next September.

Benyamin Netanyahu plans to cancel the legislative elections next September.

While new parliamentary elections are scheduled for September 17 after the recent dissolution of the Israeli parliament, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is considering canceling the poll. With our correspondent in Jerusalem, Guilhem Delteil Benyamin Netanyahu seems to have changed his mind. After provoking the dissolution of the Knesset and triggering a new election campaign following […]

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Municipal election in Istanbul: "Erdogan must show some openness".

Municipal election in Istanbul: “Erdogan must show some openness”.

Ekrem Imamoglu‘s victory at the Istanbul mayoralty will force President Erdogan to be more open to not isolate himself, says Dorothée Schmid, a specialist in Turkish affairs. Sunday’s overwhelming opposition victory over Recep Tayyip Erdogan‘s candidate in the Istanbul municipal elections is a warning to the Turkish president, says Dorothée Schmid, a researcher at the […]

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Mauritania: Mohamed Cheikh El-Ghazouani declared winner, opposition challenges

Mauritania: Mohamed Cheikh El-Ghazouani declared winner, opposition challenges

Candidate of the party currently in power, the Union for the Republic (UPR), El-Ghazouani is now the president of Mauritania. According to the National Electoral Commission, he won 52% of the vote. Promising to ensure “the stability of the country” in the continuity of the outgoing, the candidate of Dauphin Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was […]

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Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, a loyalist president who advocates continuity

Kazakhstan: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, a loyalist president who advocates continuity

Throughout his political career, he has privileged loyalty to personal ambitions. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, elected president of Kazakhstan on Sunday, moved to the head of the Central Asian country with the promise to continue the path traced by his mentor, Nursultan Nazarbayev. At the age of 66, Mr Tokayev replaced the indestructible Nazarbayev as interim head […]

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In Thailand, the junta head Prayut Chan-O-Cha retains his prime minister post

In Thailand, the junta head Prayut Chan-O-Cha retains his prime minister post

The head of the ruling military junta in Thailand since the 2014 coup, Prayut Chan-O-Cha, was unsurprisingly elected Wednesday night as prime minister. The 65-year-old general won 500 votes against 244 for his only rival, a young billionaire at the head of an anti-junta coalition, according to a countdown broadcast on television. The victory of […]

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Donald Trump will launch his campaign for a second term on June 18

Donald Trump will launch his campaign for a second term on June 18

Donald Trump, elected on November 8, 2016 to the surprise of the Democrat Hillary Clinton, regularly declares that he is convinced of his victory in 2020. US President Donald Trump announced Friday that he would officially launch his campaign for a second term on June 18 from Florida. A strategic choice since Florida is a […]

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Slovakia a breakthrough of the extreme right in the European elections

Slovakia: a breakthrough of the extreme right in the European elections?

It is the turn of the Slovaks to vote this Saturday for the European elections. The progressive and pro-European parties hope to make a breakthrough, taking advantage of the momentum of the election of Liberal President Zuzana Čaputová last March. The poll also looks like a “final test” for leftist ruling populists whose support has […]

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