WATCH: Crowds outside UK parliament react to Brexit vote outcome

2019-01-16 20:24

Watch as crowds outside the UK parliament react to the outcome of Brexit deal vote.

EU calls for DRC vote results to reflect people's will

2019-01-05 07:30

The European Union has called for voting results in the Democratic Republic of Congo to reflect the people's will at what it called a "historic moment toward a democratic transition".

UK manufacturers step up stockpiling as Brexit deadline looms

2019-01-02 15:48

UK manufacturers are intensifying their stockpiling efforts as they brace for a potentially disruptive Brexit.

PICS: The three frontrunners in DRC's elections

2018-12-30 12:18

Three men dominate the field of 21 candidates vying to become next president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's second-largest nation:

PICS: DRC goes to the polls after troubled odyssey

2018-12-30 08:41

Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo went to the polls on Sunday in elections that will shape the future of their vast, troubled country, amid fears that violence could overshadow the ballot.

DRC starts countdown to vote as protest call fizzles

2018-12-29 17:56

Workers in Democratic Republic of Congo have began preparations for long-awaited elections just two days away as a pre-vote protest called by the country's opposition appeared to fail.

DRC's Kabila says nothing can prevent election

2018-12-29 16:20

Democratic Republic of Congo's leader says "there is no further reason" to prevent Sunday's presidential election after two years of delays, but he blames an Ebola outbreak for the last-minute decision to keep an estimated 1 million voters from the polls.

EU slams 'unjustified' DRC decision to expel envoy

2018-12-28 10:48

The European Union has lashed out at Democratic Republic of Congo's decision to expel its ambassador, calling the move "completely unjustified", just three days before crucial elections in the vast central African country.

Burundi military opposes Somali withdrawal plan

2018-12-24 19:58

The Burundi army has said it opposed a request by the African Union that it withdraw 1,000 soldiers serving in an African peacekeeping force in Somalia by February 28.

EU agrees to ban most single-use plastics

2018-12-21 06:55

EU countries and the European Parliament agreed details of a ban on single-use plastics, including plates, cutlery and drinking straws, in a bid to cut marine pollution.

 

WATCH: MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal: What happens next?

2019-01-16 10:42

As Brexit Day on March 29 creeps closer, agreement over the way the UK leaves the EU looks further away than ever.

UK's Hunt says Brexit talks centre on defining 'temporary'

2019-01-02 20:08

The UK’s main focus in Brexit talks with its European Union counterparts is for a definition of the word 'temporary' that persuades British lawmakers the country won’t be permanently tied to the bloc’s trade arrangements, says Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

‘May Kabila go to hell,’ says voter, amid delays, frustrations in DRC vote

2018-12-30 13:00

Scores of polling centres had not yet opened hours after Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election began, the electoral commission chief has confirmed, as he faced shouts of "We wanted to vote!" and frustrated people walked away.

DRC candidates snub peace pact on eve of vote

2018-12-30 08:41

Two opposition frontrunners in Democratic Republic of Congo's long-awaited presidential election have refused to sign a peace pact on the eve of a poll that has stirred fears of violence in the volatile nation.

DRC faces a troubled, long-delayed election

2018-12-30 07:31

Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election takes place on Sunday after more than two years of delays.

Donors cut aid to Tanzania after rights crackdown

2018-12-29 16:20

Tanzania's tough-talking president John Magufuli has earned respect by fighting corruption, but international donors are now concerned by crackdowns on human rights.

Protests as DRC leader warns of Ebola vote 'disaster'

2018-12-28 21:00

Democratic Republic of Congo's leader is blaming a deadly Ebola virus outbreak for the last-minute decision to keep an estimated 1 million voters from the polls in Sunday's long-delayed presidential election, claiming it would be a "disaster" if someone infects scores or hundreds of others.

DRC gives EU 48 hours to withdraw envoy

2018-12-28 07:06

Democratic Republic of Congo has told the EU to recall its envoy in retaliation for sanctions against 14 officials, including President Joseph Kabila's champion in elections three days away.

UK current account deficit widens, business investment falls

2018-12-21 11:57

The UK current-account deficit has stood at its highest in two years in the third quarter, raising fresh questions about its sustainability as Britain faces the prospect of a chaotic exit from the European Union.

South Sudan security forces strip, rob peace deal monitors

2018-12-19 16:27

South Sudan's National Security Service forced several officials assessing the country's new peace deal to strip and face "inhuman" treatment, an international monitoring group has said

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