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11/04/2015 - Nigeria

Allegations of voter intimidation in Rivers state as Nigeria votes in local elections

Nigerian voters go to polls on Saturday to elect state governors and local assemblies, weeks after the All Progressives Congress (APC) party scored the first ever opposition win in the presidential ...
Vote-counting in Port Harcourt in Rivers State
30/03/2015 - Report: NIGERIA

Observers appeal for calm as Nigeria awaits election results

Preliminary results for presidential, parliamentary and senatorial polls were expected to be announced on Monday amid continuing security concerns with technical problems sparking violence in Rivers ...
Voter accreditation takes place under tight security in Port Harcourt
29/03/2015 - NIGERIA

Nigeria extends voting amid violence and technical failure

Nigerians are voting for a second day after violence, technical failures and the hacking of the electoral commission’s website forced a one-day extension to allow voters to cast their ...
Nigeria goes to the polls
28/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Nigeria goes to the polls

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the Nigerian presidential contenders.
French lower house of parliament
02/12/2014 - France - Israel - Palestinians

French parliament set to vote Palestine recognition

French lawmakers are to vote on Tuesday on a motion urging the government to recognise Palestine as a state.

Nicolas Sarkozy in September 2014.
01/11/2014 - FRANCE

Sarkozy's support wanes among French voters

Former president and future presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy is losing points among voters, and is seen as lacking in new solutions to France's problems.

Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, receives a gift after speaking to South Asian and African migrant voters at Glasgow Central Mosque
18/09/2014 - Report: Scotland

Scotland's nationalists court ethnic minorities in independence referendum

As voters in Scotland head to the polls today to decide whether to become an independent country, ethnic minorities may hold the deciding vote.
European elections: Greek voters have lost faith
20/05/2014 - International report

European elections: Greek voters have lost faith

Like the rest of Europe, Greece is preparing for European elections later this week. However, as Christine Pirovolakis points out many voters have lost faith in Europe.

New Caledonia map.
09/05/2014 - France

New Caledonia elects new congress in run-up to independence referendum

The French Pacific territory of New Caledonia votes this weekend on the make-up of a local assembly that will prepare a referendum on whether it remains a part of France or becomes independent.

French President Francois Hollande (C) speaks with French Minister for Women's Rights Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (L) and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo (R) at the Paris town hall
21/04/2014 - France

Women's right to vote in France hits 70th anniversary

France is celebrating the 70th anniversary of women's right to vote.