Italy's prospective right-wing government is not the choice of most Italian voters – a fact that you might not learn from the media coverage.
Chile votes on a new constitution, while Colombia sets out a path to drug legalisation.
Fifteen years after first floating the idea, Singapore moves to decriminalise homosexuality, in a sign of changing times.
Ontario's vaguely Trumpist government is re-elected, despite again having far fewer votes than its opponents – a common Canadian problem.
Mauritius highlights its territorial dispute with the UK, and a BBC report showcases the virtues of a free press.
Compare and contrast: Colin Powell and News Corp.
Uganda's president, in office for 35 years, is again seeking re-election. His record would look a lot better if he'd known to quit while he was ahead.
The 2000 disputed election in Florida continues to cast a long shadow over the electoral process in the United States.
Obscuring the difference between violent protests and mainstream centre-left politics is a dangerous game, even when it's done in the service of liberal goals.
Controversy this week about a cartoon exploiting racist and sexist themes, but it's important not to lose sight of the politics.