The constitutional court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of of fraud and conspiracy.
Mohammad Hanif Atmar joins a list of former officials who have either formally joined the race or declared that they will do so.
- by Mujib Mashal & Fatima Faizi
The first debate of Indonesia's 2019 presidential election posed key questions on terrorism, corruption and human rights, but provided few answers.
- by James Massola
The legal team of opposition candidate Martin Fayulu hopes evidence collected from the polling stations in various ways will convince the constitutional court to order a recount.
Former US Housing and Urban Development Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has declared that he is running for the 2020 presidential nomination.
Independent observers have questioned the legitimacy of vote-counting.
- by Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura
In what was billed as a "dramatic announcement," Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu used a prime-time address to again dismiss corruption allegations against him.
Gabon's government has retained control of the West African country after an attempted military coup early on Monday in which two plotters were killed, the government said.
He has pledged to adopt an iron-fisted approach to crime, allowing citizens to arm themselves for self-defence, and promoting more development in the Amazon.
- by Ellis Rua & Marina Lopes
Vote counting has begun, but the election commission says provisional results will be announced in a week and definitive ones by January 15.
- by Max Bearak
As the final votes were counted early on Monday, Hasina's Awami League-led ruling coalition had won 241 seats in the 300-member parliament.
- by Zeba Siddiqui & Ruma Paul