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Pro-independence forces make gains in New Caledonia, but they do not command a majority and their opponents are moving away from compromise.
South African voters have drifted a little towards the extremes of left and right, but the one-and-a-half party system remains firmly in place.
Progress results from South Africa's election show the ANC losing some ground but still unchallenged for supremacy.
Australia's enthusiasm for early voting shows no sign of abating. In a roundabout way, that might be good news for the government.
South Africa goes to the polls to give its new president a mandate in his own right. Change may be on the way, but it comes slowly.
British local elections have led the major parties to talk more optimistically about a Brexit deal, but the political dynamics are still against it.
Two-thirds of a million Australians have already voted, a fortnight before election day. Is that a problem, and should we maybe have a discussion about it?
Another win for the centre-left in Europe, as the Macedonian government gets a president more to its liking.
Australian commentators still mostly get the Liberal Party wrong. For a start, the wet-dry division isn't a factional conflict.