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What’s next for Indians living under Modi?
Narendra Modi’s second mandate is a ‘sword hanging above the heads’ of India’s minorities. Nilanjana Bhowmick explains why.
Nigerian hopes for democracy on hold
Many Nigerians saw the 2019 elections as another step toward better governance. For now, they wait in uncertainty.
Where is Italy’s Left?
In this election, Italians are without a strong Left prospect, reports
Is Costa Rica on the path to evangelical theocracy?
Costa Ricans have declared far-right candidate Fabricio Alvarado winner of the first round,
Indonesia cracks down on organized labour
Unions face backlash after years of minimum wage increases.
Chilean politics on a knife edge
Does this presidential run-off mark a new dawn for Chile?
Luis Hernán Vargas Faulbaum
The populist moment
Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says
; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.
Peruvian elections: for the Right or the Right?
Despite the election upset, the opposition will not be silenced, writes
A rightwing spiral
reports on the rise of a nationalist Poland.
One man’s attempt to unseat the Prime Minister
recalls the story of Reg Keys and a very special 2005 election campaign.
Country profile: Côte D'Ivoire
considers a west African country full of contradictions.
Should voting be compulsory?
go head to head.
‘It’s not who’s voting, it’s who’s counting’
Malalai Joya was one of the first women to be elected to Afghanistan’s parliament. In the run-up to the 20 August elections, Joya speaks openly to journalist Lucinda Dunn.
Victory, impunity and terror
Rahnuma Ahmed gives a cautious welcome to the result of the Bangladeshi election that brought an end to a two-year ‘state of emergency’.