Security forces in Benin have broken up protests against an election in which no opposition parties were allowed to run. Only one in four voters actually cast their votes. Results announced gave President Patrice Talon total control of parliament.
Parliamentary elections are being held in the West African nation of Benin. But voters could only choose among candidates allied with President Patrice Talon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy.
Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?
Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citizens true political voices as Europeans, argues DW's Cristina Burack.
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