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Lebanon faces ‘biggest danger’, needs elections, says patriarch

by on August 16, 2020 0
Lebanon’s top Christian cleric called on Sunday for early parliamentary elections and a government formed to rescue the country rather than the ruling “political class” after the vast explosion in Beirut’s port threw the nation into turmoil.© Reuters/THAIER AL-SUDANI A view shows the damaged port area in the aftermath of a massive explosion at sunset... Read More

Poland’s presidential election: Five key questions answered

by on June 27, 2020 0
Poland gears up for delayed poll in which incumbent Andrzej Duda faces challenge from Rafał Trzaskowski. On Sunday, voters across Poland will cast ballots in a hotly contested presidential election that could shake up the country’s political order. Since 2015, Poland has been governed by the socially conservative and economically statist Law and Justice... Read More

Shot, axed, tasked: Lissu to challenge for Tanzania presidency

by on June 10, 2020 0
A former Tanzanian lawmaker and leading member of the main opposition Chadema has announced presidential ambitions ahead of polls expected in October. Tundu Lissu has had a tough last few years in the country’s rigid political terrain but seems motivated enough to challenge incumbent John Magufuli who is seeking re-election. Lissu made the announcement... Read More