There's a lot of confusion around concerning the interpretation of this week's Senate results in the United States. Here's an attempt to straighten some of it out.
American voters get the chance tonight to put some legislative restraints on their rogue president. Here are a few things to watch for.
New Caledonia votes against independence, but the narrowness of the margin suggests that there is plenty of life left in the issue.
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A new nation in Oceania is unlikely to emerge just yet, but Sunday's vote in New Caledonia will be an important step towards deciding the territory's future.
Betting markets for individual seats give an interesting window into expectations for this month's Victorian state election.
Ireland strikes a blow for freedom of speech, despite an unfortunate precedent from the European Court of Human Rights.
The state of Hesse in western Germany produces another very bad result for the major parties, although the state government looks to have narrowly hung on.
Brazil heads into dangerous waters with the election of an authoritarian president.
Brazil chooses its new president tomorrow, with a right-wing authoritarian the unbackable favorite.