Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announces a government reshuffle and orders the release of 60 detainees of a protest movement that forced his predecessor from power.
Somalia, which has had only limited central government since 1991, is trying to rebuild with the help of the United Nations.
Libyan delegates chose a list of candidates in a UN-hosted process aimed to give balance to regional powers and various political and economic interests.
Guaido boycotted the December 6 polls, losing the limited institutional legitimacy he had and leaving foreign governments backing his claim to the presidency in a difficult position.
The elections in 76 Thai provinces are the first since Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha overthrew an elected government in a military coup.
The move comes after Kenya hosted the leadership of Somaliland, a breakaway state not recognised by Mogadishu, following months of tensions between the two neighbours.
Burkina votes in second election since 2014 revolution with around 400,000 people unable to vote due to violence.
Peru’s political crisis appears on verge of resolution after Francisco Sagasti, a 76-year-old engineer, was selected as a consensus candidate.
Kyrgyz PM Sadyr Japarov, a 51-year-old nationalist politician, came to power after violent protests over parliamentary elections last month toppled the government of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov.
Supporters of Egypt's Abdel Fattah al Sisi are expected to win in the second phase of a parliamentary election. The first phase of voting took place last weekend.
If it wants to have a functional democratic system, the US would do well to benchmark itself against other countries – and learn something from them too.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden can become the next president by winning Pennsylvania, or by winning two out of the trio of Georgia, Nevada and Arizona.
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