Burkina Faso's presidential election swept Roch Marc Kabore to power with more than 50 percent of the vote. But the president elect faces a faltering economy and opposition from his predecessor's supporters.
Andrej Babis, a Czech billionaire compared to Donald Trump for his attacks on established political parties and the EU, looks likely to become the country's next leader after elections. Tim Gosling reports from Prague.
Andrej Babis and his ANO party came away with the lion's share of the votes, outpacing their nearest rivals by nearly 3-1. Still, it was a banner day for insurgent parties, two of whom had especially strong showings.
Austria's right-wing populists look to have come in third place in the election, possibly gaining 51 seats. The Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) maintains close ties to Russia, which has helped institutionalize the party.
Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.
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