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Burkina Faso votes despite violent insurgency

Voting took place on Sunday (22 November) in presidential and parliamentary elections in Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in the Sahel Region of Africa. The elections were overshadowed by violence from an Islamist insurgency. President Kabore is expected to win reelection, while opposition candidates have warned of "massive electoral fraud." Official results are not expected for some days

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Georgian politics in turmoil

Opposition leaders appear adamant in rejecting the result of Saturday's election. International and domestic observers have reported a rather mixed set of observations. International observers highlighted that it was a free election with shortcomings, but local observers are more critical of the process.
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Georgia Votes

Georgian Dream has claimed victory in today's elections and exit polls indicate it will emerge as the largest party. But it is not clear if it will be able to govern on its own