France's embattled justice chief unveils clean politics billFrance's government is presenting a bill on cleaning up political ethics after years of corruption scandals - even as investigations haunt members of President Emmanuel Macron's…
Japan clears way for emperor's abdicationJapan's parliament passed a law Friday that clears the way for its ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, in what would be the first imperial abdication in more than two centuries.
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Parity, power and politics: Will the French and UK elections result in an increase in women MPsIn this special edition, with both France and Britain heading to the polls, we follow female candidates on the campaign trail on both sides of the Channel. We also meet with the…
Six months after election, Macedonia votes in new PMMacedonia's parliament voted in Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev as prime minister late Wednesday, in a first step towards ending the country's two-year political crisis.
Venezuela's President Maduro calls for new constitutionVenezuela's beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro on Monday called for a new constitution, to be written by a "people's" body circumventing the opposition-held Congress.
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The French, sex and politics: What’s the link?Does the increasing popularity of two extremist presidential candidates in France -- Marine Le Pen on the far right and Jean-Luc Mélenchon on the far left -- say something about…
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