Nepal?s upper house of parliament on Thursday signed off on a proposed constitutional amendment that would change the nation?s political map to include strategically important territory also claimed by India.
A network of deep-pocketed progressive donors is launching a $59 million effort to encourage people of color to vote by mail in November, a step many Democrats view as crucial to turning out the party’s base during the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s former justice minister and the minister’s lawmaker wife were arrested Thursday over allegations they engaged in vote buying during last year’s election, officials and local media said.
A Serbian opposition leader whose group is boycotting the country’s parliamentary election says taking part in the vote amid the coronaviorus pandemic and without free media in the Balkan country would only legitimize what he called a ?hoax vote.?
An international rights group urged Egyptian authorities Thursday to stop a ?campaign of harassment and intimidation? against health care workers who have criticized the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The latest round of talks between three key Nile basin countries have failed to resolve a contentious dispute over construction of a giant $4.6 billion hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, Sudan?s irrigation minister said.
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