Moscow is set to lay its claim on 15 percent of Ukrainian territory, escalating the ongoing conflict where any hope of peace is beginning to look like a distant reality.
Four contested regions of Ukraine will vote to formally accede to Moscow, drawing international ire. Pro-Russian leaders however maintain that the move is important for a “stable, happy future”.
The low voter turnout revealed that President Kais will face a major challenge in turning the public sentiment in his favour.
The referendum saw just 27.5 percent of 9.3 million registered voters cast ballots, with an overwhelming 92-93 percent supporting the new constitution.
The president has faced criticism that government officials and resources have promoted the referendum that will determine if he will continue in office until 2024 or resign.
While the Kurdish region of Iraq is known to be relatively stable and prosperous compared to the rest of the country, economic and political woes are pushing Kurds to take the perilous journey to Europe in large numbers.
Activists who campaigned for expropriating around 240,000 housing units of major real estate companies are happy with the results of the Berlin referendum that was held on Sunday.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial resumed on Monday as his chances of securing another term following last month’s parliamentary elections appear to be dwindling in high-stakes political talks hosted by the country’s president.
New Zealand's Electoral Commission says voters chose to legalise euthanasia but there are nearly half a million mostly overseas-based special votes still to be counted that may swing the count on recreational marijuana.
Opinion polls suggest that over 70 percent of voters want a new constitution.
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has repeatedly pledged to introduce political and economic reforms and to meet demands raised in demonstrations that toppled the country's longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April 2019.
Russians are participating in a seven-day vote on constitutional amendments that would enable President Vladimir Putin to stay in office until 2036 by resetting the clock on his term limits.
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