Advance voting begins in closely fought New Zealand election

Sep 11, 2017

Advance voting has begun for a New Zealand election that could bring a change of government for the first time in nine years

Norway wrestles with EU ties, national values before vote

Sep 9, 2017

Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values

European clubs pick Juventus president Agnelli to lead them

Sep 5, 2017

Europe's top clubs have elected Juventus president Andrea Agnelli to lead them, and Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis will join him on the UEFA executive committee

3 weeks from New Zealand election, poll puts liberals ahead

Sep 1, 2017

Three weeks before a general election, the dramatic rise of New Zealand opposition leader Jacinda Ardern was highlighted by an opinion poll that put her liberal party ahead of the ruling conservatives

Head of Sweden's main opposition party quits after poll drop

Aug 25, 2017

The head of Sweden's main opposition party has resigned after internal criticism for falling support in opinion polls

Tonga's king dissolves parliament and orders new elections

Aug 25, 2017

The king of the small Pacific nation of Tonga has taken the extraordinary step of dissolving the nation's parliament and ordering new elections

The Jacinda effect: New Zealand politician enjoys rapid rise

Aug 4, 2017

Jacinda Ardern took over as New Zealand's opposition leader just three days ago, but already she has prompted a flood of donations, taken a stance for women in the workplace and electrified what had been a dull election campaign

New Zealand Labour Party leader quits 7 weeks from election

Aug 1, 2017

New Zealand opposition leader Andrew Little has quit and been replaced by his 37-year-old deputy seven weeks before the general election, as the liberal Labour Party tries to overcome recent dismal polling

EU-Ukraine pact clears major hurdle with Dutch approval

May 30, 2017

The Dutch parliament has completed the ratification of a pact between the European Union and Ukraine aimed at keeping Russia at arm's length, despite voters in the Netherlands rejecting the agreement in an advisory referendum last year

Finland's president to seek re-election in 2018

May 29, 2017

Finland's president has announced he will seek re-election for another six-year term as the Nordic country's head of state next year

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