South Africa's Parliament scheduled a motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma for February 22, the Parliament's speaker said on Friday, following a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party.
Five opposition figures, including a 2012 presidential candidate and two top campaign aides for now-arrested presidential hopeful Sami Annan, called on Sunday for a boycott of the March vote, saying it has lost all credibility.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was barred on Monday from running in next year’s presidential election after officials ruled he was ineligible to take part due to a suspended prison sentence he says was trumped up.
An American political analyst and activist says calls for Donald Trump’s impeachment will not go very far since Democrats need many Republican senators to vote for the president’s removal which will not happen easily.
Russian lawmakers will vote on Wednesday on the banning of all US media from accessing the lower house of parliament, the State Duma, in a tit-for-tat move following an American decision to withdraw the Congressional press credentials of RT broadcaster.
Moscow insisted Tuesday there is no evidence it interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, after three aides to Donald Trump's campaign were charged as part of an investigation into Russia’s alleged efforts to influence the vote.
With two days left until an independence referendum in Catalonia opposed by Madrid, Catalan leaders said Friday they have over 2,000 polling stations ready despite a crackdown on their preparations for the vote.
Hundreds of pro-independence supporters in Catalonia are protesting outside a courthouse to demand the release of regional government officials arrested in a crackdown by Spanish authorities over a planned secession referendum.